Posted inAustraliaBeijingChinaIndiaJapanNortheast AsiaOceaniaRussiaSouth AsiaWorld

‘Quad’ version of Belt and Road feels like a South China Sea Watch

The Quad – comprising the United States, Japan, India and Australia – was set up a decade ago, ostensibly as an Asia-centered security cooperation mechanism. Funnily enough, Beijing always suspected it actually represented a containment strategy. Last November, in Manila, the Quad met on the sidelines of the Asean and East Asia summits. Their topic of […]