Indian army soldiers pay their respect during the cremation ceremony of a fellow soldier. Photo: AP

Billed as a counter to a rising China, the Quad has yet to find a purpose

  • The members individually pledged support for an ‘open’ and ‘rules-based’ region but the group has not been formalised at the ministerial level
  • New Delhi is hesitant to adopt a unified and tough line on Beijing, which has mocked the group as being transitory ‘sea foam’
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Indian army soldiers pay their respect during the cremation ceremony of a fellow soldier. Photo: AP
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