A Strong India Would Act As ”Counterbalance” To China: White House

Asserting that India maintains the capacity to counter border provocations by China, the outgoing Trump administration in a declassified document has said that a strong India, in cooperation with like-minded … Read More

Australia, Japan to bolster defence ties amid China’s rise

The leaders of Australia and Japan held in-person talks on Tuesday to bolster defense ties between the two US allies to counter China’s growing assertiveness in the Asia-Pacific region amid … Read More

Quad discusses recent Chinese adventurism, asks states to not exacerbate long-standing disputes

Members of the Quad on Tuesday pushed for a rules-based global order and peaceful resolution of disputes in the face of China’s growing aggression across the Indo-Pacific, even as the … Read More

Pompeo and Australia’s Payne discuss China’s ‘malign activity’, says spokesperson

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Australian counterpart, Marise Payne, discussed on Tuesday shared concern over China’s “malign activity” in the region, a state department official said. Pompeo … Read More

India, France, Australia hold first trilateral dialogue with focus on Indo-Pacific Region

India, Australia and France on Wednesday held talks for the first time under a trilateral framework with focus on enhancing cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, a region that has been witnessing … Read More

Australia Joining India, US, Japan In Indo-Pacific For Mega Navy Drill ‘Hugely Beneficial’

India contemplating an invite to Australia to affix the subsequent Malabar naval train, a high US diplomat has mentioned that Canberra’s participation within the drill together with the opposite three … Read More