Significance of QUAD leaders’ summit for India

Synopsis: India’s alignment with QUAD should be in line with India’s principle of Strategic autonomy. In this article, we will analyse the significance of the QUAD leaders’ summit for India. Background Recently, the US and China met at a high-level summit in Alaska. This high-level summit was preceded by the first Leaders’ Summit of the… Continue reading Significance of QUAD leaders’ summit for India

Highlights of the Quad Summit

Synopsis: The maiden (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue)  Quad Summit witnessed declaration of a joint statement by four leaders along with a common article in the Washington post. It is a step which is expected to yield positive outcomes in the Asian Geopolitics and the Indo Pacific region. Background: The Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004 triggered cooperation… Continue reading Highlights of the Quad Summit

Aims and Objectives of “Quad Summit”

Synopsis: The Quad Summit held recently. This summit was important for all member countries due to various reasons. Introduction The virtual summit brought leaders of the Quadrilateral  Summit Security Dialogue together. The outcomes announced by Quad  Summit leaders include a vaccine initiative and joint working groups to cooperate on critical technology and climate change. The… Continue reading Aims and Objectives of “Quad Summit”

First “Quad Summit” Held Virtually

What is the news? The first-ever leadership Quad summit held virtually. About the First Quad Summit: Participation: Indian Prime Minister, US President, Australian PM, and Japanese PM participated virtually in the first Quad summit. What were the key takeaways from the Summit?  Free and Open Indo-Pacific: The leaders have called for a free and open… Continue reading First “Quad Summit” Held Virtually

Quad Summit and its relevance – Explained, Pointwise

Introduction Indian Prime Minister will take part in the first-ever Virtual Quad Summit on March 12, along with the Australian, US, and Japanese Counterparts. This is the first Quad leader’s meet after the US elections. The recent power change in the US and China’s aggressive posture in its neighbourhood makes this Quad Summit an important… Continue reading Quad Summit and its relevance – Explained, Pointwise

Why India Should limit its Involvement With QUAD?

Synopsis: The stand-off at Ladakh has shown the limits of India-U.S. security ties and India’s involvement in the Quad. So, India should limit its involvement in QUAD and prioritize national security. How India joined the QUAD? China’s encroachment & India’s response China was expanding its footprint in South Asia and the Indian Ocean Region over… Continue reading Why India Should limit its Involvement With QUAD?

“3rd Quad meeting” Focussed on rules-based world order

What is the News? The 3rd Quad (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue) meeting of the foreign ministers of India, Australia, Japan, and the USA held virtually. This is the third such meeting since 2019 when the Quad was upgraded to the ministerial level. Focus of the meeting: The QUAD meeting focussed on issues such as countering disinformation,… Continue reading “3rd Quad meeting” Focussed on rules-based world order

India and East Asia Relations | 20th November

The ASEAN region along with India together comprises a combined population of 1.85 billion people, which is one-fourth of the global population and their combined GDP has been estimated at over USD 3.8 trillion. So the East Asia Region is most important for India and vice versa. About 15th East Asia Summit 15th East Asia… Continue reading India and East Asia Relations | 20th November

About Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) 

Quad is an informal strategic forum among the like-minded democracies across the Indian and the Pacific Ocean aimed to ensure and support a “free, open and prosperous” Indo-Pacific region. It comprises of the USA, India, Japan and Australia. It is rooted in the formation of “core group”, in response to Tsunami in 2004. The idea was… Continue reading About Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) 

7 PM Editorial | Quad and India: challenges and opportunities | 15th October 2020

Topic –Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting the Indian interests Quad and India In the wake of recent aggression by China in Ladakh and Taiwan, foreign ministers of the US, India, Japan and Australia Quadrilateral Security Dialogue was held in Tokyo. Countries reaffirmed their “collective vision” of maintaining a free,… Continue reading 7 PM Editorial | Quad and India: challenges and opportunities | 15th October 2020