John Blaxland and Ashok Sharma, ANU
The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) — comprising the United States, India, Japan and Australia — has been reinvigorated in response to China’s growing assertiveness. Improved interoperability and collaboration over shared defence and security concerns may help deter China. But other measures are needed for the Quad to make a real difference, including prioritising trade, investment and the environment, and enhancing cyber and maritime security cooperation in the Indian Ocean.
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