Aiming to improve naval interoperability through the Malabar Exercises, the four Quad countries have shared concerns about Chinese aggression in the region.
Projects like the Sittwe Port help counter China's increasing presence in Myanmar, which threatens regional security such as freedom of international shipping.
India-Japan defense cooperation has achieved significant progress through the recent rise in joint military exercises involving air, sea, and land forces.
A Chinese railroad to Nepal would potentially be a dual-use infrastructure, exacerbating regional tensions and increasing pressure on India.
Growing ties with Japan and the West, along with championing itself as a global leader, are pressing India to reconsider its relationship with Russia.
Within a divided world, Abe’s most defining legacy for Japan, the regional and global community, was that he built a united democratic Indo-Pacific coalition.
The biggest challenge for the upcoming Quad meeting will be India’s reluctance to take a strong stance when it comes to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
In April, the Indian government refused to allow a Self-Defense Forces plane carrying humanitarian aid to Ukraine to land in India.
India has been one of the few major states to abstain from a vote to condemn Russia in the UN, and also bought Russian oil at...
Japan has been one of Sri Lanka's key partners since 1952, and pooling efforts with India is the most effective way to provide an alternative to...
While the risks are no doubt high for Japanese companies, in the long-term India boasts a huge demographic dividend and a burgeoning middle class.
Now a major power in Asia, India has the potential to join with Japan in defense of basic shared values, including democracy and freedom.