Both India and Japan are now vigorously pursuing their bilateral relationships with China, unrestrained by the anti-China messaging implicit in the formation of the Quad. Illustration: Craig Stephens

The shrinking ‘Quad’: how the alliance is going nowhere as Japan and India court China

Bob Carr says the dream of a strategic alliance between Australia, India, Japan and the US to counter China’s influence appears doomed, given that three of the four countries lack China’s infrastructure export capacity

Topic |   US-China relations

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Both India and Japan are now vigorously pursuing their bilateral relationships with China, unrestrained by the anti-China messaging implicit in the formation of the Quad. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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