June 10, 2021

The Quad Equation: How Four Democracies Can Uphold the Rules-based Order in the Indo-Pacific

By Lisa Curtis

Following the first-ever Quad summit earlier this year, what can we expect from this powerful emerging group of Indo-Pacific democracies? Will the four nations—Australia, India, Japan, and the United States—be able to develop a coherent agenda that strengthens their respective national security interests and fosters economic development, peace, and stability throughout the region? Watch a high-level panel of experts from the CNAS 2021 National Security Conference discuss the future of Quad engagement and what it means for growing strategic competition between the United States and China and the trajectory of the Indo-Pacific regional order.

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