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.
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.
Japan-US Relations: Indo-Pacific Strategy and the Quad
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Stephen R. Nagy.
The Quad Reborn
A decade after it was first proposed, the U.S., Japan, India, and Australia are getting the squad back together.
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.
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.
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.