November 29, 2022
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.
September 04, 2020
How China Strengthens the Quad
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Chinese belligerence further strengthens the motivation for Australia, India, Japan, and the United States to keep the Quad together.
August 08, 2018
Japan-US Relations: Indo-Pacific Strategy and the Quad
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Stephen R. Nagy.
April 27, 2018
The Quad Reborn
A decade after it was first proposed, the U.S., Japan, India, and Australia are getting the squad back together.
March 14, 2018
Can the Quad Counter China's Belt and Road Initiative?
By Zhiqun Zhu
For a number of reasons, a proposed plan is unlikely to ever materialize.
March 08, 2018
The Case for a New US-Japan Strategy: Why We Need a Free and Open Indo-Pacific
By Nobukatsu Kanehara
Japan and the U.S. are two global leaders who must work side-by-side to spread peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.
December 15, 2017
Joining the Quad: Fear Versus Greed
By Mark J. Valencia
The United States may not like the result of forcing countries to make a choice between it and China.