US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi in February. The US-led quadrilateral grouping with India, Japan and Australia has repeatedly called for rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi in February. The US-led quadrilateral grouping with India, Japan and Australia has repeatedly called for rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi in February. The US-led quadrilateral grouping with India, Japan and Australia has repeatedly called for rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific. Photo: AFP

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 analyst
  • He cites threats to freedom of navigation and overflight, coercive actions against Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia, and ‘Wolf Warrior diplomacy’

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US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi in February. The US-led quadrilateral grouping with India, Japan and Australia has repeatedly called for rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi in February. The US-led quadrilateral grouping with India, Japan and Australia has repeatedly called for rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi in February. The US-led quadrilateral grouping with India, Japan and Australia has repeatedly called for rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific. Photo: AFP
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