The Quad Alliance (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue)
The AUKUS saga reflects a different set of strategic priorities in Washington from what many European leaders were expecting.
Chronicling the events that led to the present low point in China-Australia relations.
The pact is notable in its shift from style to substance in US-led efforts to counter China in the Indo-Pacific.
If the Quad wants to operationalize its multilateralism in a way that doesn’t directly antagonize China, then Afghanistan would be a good place to start.
Assessing the geopolitics and motives behind emergence of the Quad’s Leadership Summit.
Examining the issues and hotspots that will be making headlines in the week ahead.
If the ties binding the Quad together are a shared fear of China’s growing power in the region, then there’s no reason to believe it won’t become the Quint some day.
In pursuing a total military overhaul and an aircraft carrier program, President Moon Jae-in is ensuring that South Korea is prepared for the geopolitical uncertainties that lie ahead.
But was it really secret before its sudden declassification?
The new defense pact is a concrete demonstration that Washington’s closest security partners are proactively increasing their contributions to the Indo-Pacific region.