What Is the Quad?
By Blake Berger, Victoria Cooper, Lucas Myers, Shu Uchida, and Gaurav Saini
The grouping's exact role in the Indo-Pacific is the subject of considerable debate. Here’s what scholars from all four countries could agree on.
Japan, Quad 3.0, and the Thucydides Trap in the Indo-Pacific
By Daisuke Akimoto
The Thucydides trap cannot be overlooked in considering Japan’s national security strategy in conjunction with the Quad as well as the Japan-U.S. alliance.
The Sino-Indian Border: The Front Line of the Quad
By Marcus Andreopoulos
For all the talk of Taiwan contingency, Ladakh is the most likely spot for a war between China and a Quad member.
How India Influences the Quad
By Akshay Ranade
From its stance on Russia to the tilt toward non-traditional security and public goods, India’s fingerprints on the Quad agenda are clear.
China’s Warning to Bangladesh on the Quad
By Nilotpal Bhattacharjee
The comments from the Chinese ambassador show Beijing's insecurities on the issue.
China and the Quad: From Sea Foam to Indo-Pacific NATO
By Abhijnan Rej
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s recent remarks on the Quad are a substantial shift in tone.
China’s Two-Pronged Response to the Quad
By Shannon Tiezzi
Beijing has been circumspect in its criticisms overall, but doesn't hold fire when it comes to attacking the U.S. secretary of state specifically.