Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Richard Heydarian
Opinion

Opinion

Richard Heydarian

Why South Korea’s Quad overtures are falling on deaf ears

  • South Korea’s new president has ambitions for his country as a ‘global pivotal state’ and is courting closer defence ties with the West
  • But the Biden administration is wary of letting South Korea join the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, which could aggravate relations with China

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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