Insights into Editorial: Quad leaders: Committed to free, open, secure and prosperous Indo-Pacific region

    Context: Leaders of the four-nation QUAD have reaffirmed that they are striving to ensure that the Indo-Pacific is accessible, dynamic and governed by international law and bedrock principles such as freedom of navigation and peaceful resolution of disputes, and free from coercion, sending a clear message to China which is flexing its muscles …

Insights into Editorial: On the Quad, define the idea, chart a path

  Introduction: It is reported that the second Ministerial meeting of the four countries under the Quad will be held in Japan. Mr. Abe was a strategic thinker who thought beyond the limited timeframe of Japanese revolving-door politics. In 2007, the Quad (the United States, Japan, India, and Australia) was an idea whose time had …