The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD), an alliance between the US, India, Australia, and Japan, reemerged in the international arena in 2017 as an effort to keep China in check in the Indo-Pacific region. The common interest of countering China bounds these states together but according to the author, Dr. Kankana Debnath, the visit of the Russian and Chinese foreign ministers to New Delhi has threatened the internal dynamics of QUAD.
Dr. Kankana Debnath
Dr. Kankana Debnath has acquired her doctorate from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
Her research interests include international politics, conflict and security, regional organizations, and climate change. She also enjoys painting as a hobby.