Massive unemployment, a troubled real estate sector, and an aging population foretell problems for the Chinese economy, but how will it affect Japan and India?
Aiming to improve naval interoperability through the Malabar Exercises, the four Quad countries have shared concerns about Chinese aggression in the region.
A press release issued ahead of this year's event emphasized that "India and Mongolia have a shared commitment to regional security and cooperation."
PM Narendra Modi's recent state visit to Paris highlighted the role of India in France's Indo-Pacific outlook and provided insights into their future.
The trip was a positive step in standing up against China's aggression. But what are the Philippines and India's common interests, and where do they diverge?
With growing trade ties, common Indo-Pacific interests, and joint military exercises, the Narendra Modi state visit should further boost India-US relations.
Projects like the Sittwe Port help counter China's increasing presence in Myanmar, which threatens regional security such as freedom of international shipping.
Bolstering cooperation in the maritime realm, the ASEAN-India naval drill was a crucial step in advancing India's Act-East Policy and Japan's FOIP strategy.
Democracies must object to Myanmar's cavalier attitude before China gains a foothold in this strategic location on the Coco Islands.
Bhutan is sending mixed messages about its territorial integrity, while any Chinese control of the Doklam plateau puts the security of Northeast India at risk.
Japan's recent decision to buy Russian oil at above $60 a barrel, and India's continuing purchases, underline some of the hard truths about energy security.
Kishida's recent visit to India reaffirmed the countries' shared commitment to a Free and Open Indo-Pacific and desire for further collaboration.