The US is keen to formalise its alliance with Australia, Japan and India. Photo: Bloomberg
The US is keen to formalise its alliance with Australia, Japan and India. Photo: Bloomberg

US-China rivalry: is the Quad on track to take on Beijing?

  • Grouping of US, Japan, India and Australia is ‘emerging as a political and military bloc that sees China as their common challenge’, international relations expert says
  • Formalisation of alliance is ‘closely linked to China’s security policy and assertive posturing in recent years’, academic says

The US is keen to formalise its alliance with Australia, Japan and India. Photo: Bloomberg
The US is keen to formalise its alliance with Australia, Japan and India. Photo: Bloomberg
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