President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping walk together after their meetings at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on April 7. The success of Trump’s visit to Asia will be determined by the harmony index, apropos the Indo-Pacific, during his meetings in Beijing. Photo: AP

Democratic alliance of the US, India, Japan and Australia wants to work with China – not contain it

C. Uday Bhaskar says Donald Trump’s visit to Asia coincides with a renewed effort by Asia-Pacific democracies to draw closer together to champion a ‘free and open’ Pacific region. This need not mean excluding China

Topic |   United States

TOP PICKS

President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping walk together after their meetings at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on April 7. The success of Trump’s visit to Asia will be determined by the harmony index, apropos the Indo-Pacific, during his meetings in Beijing. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE