Quad and Indo-Pacific strategy

02/10 – Australia to discuss critical supply chains with Japan, India and US as China relationship frays

Beijing is worried about what the so-called Quad could become and has previously labelled the group ‘an anti-China frontline’

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/oct/03/australia-to-discuss-critical-supply-chains-with-japan-india-and-us-as-china-relationship-frays

Australia to join the Quad opposing disinformation from authoritarians

26/09 – Indo-Pacific strategy gains support as China’s assertiveness fuels fears

More nations will be prompted to join US initiative because of Beijing’s behaviour in the region, according to analystHe cites threats to freedom of navigation and overflight, coercive actions against Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia, and ‘Wolf Warrior diplomacy’

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3102894/indo-pacific-strategy-gains-support-chinas-assertiveness-fuels

12/09 – Germany’s New Policy Paper for the Indo-Pacific: Some Change in Tone, Little in Substance

https://www.rusi.org/commentary/germanys-new-policy-paper-indo-pacific-some-change-tone-little-substance

07/12 – U.S. Pentagon Chief Wants to Reallocate Forces to Indo-Pacific

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