An Analysis of QUAD’s revival

Yashna Walia
University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Volume III, Issue IV, 2020

The whole world today stands witness to the ever increasing dominance of China. In view of the same, it has now become even more pertinent that alliances are formed so as to limit the threat it poses to world peace. One such alliance is the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD). This piece briefly describes the roots of this alliance and its history with China. Next, it analyses how China’s relations with the four countries have evolved: from the time the alliance was dissolved to the present times when it is gaining strategic importance. Having seen the rationale behind this formation, the article seeks to perceive its future and its potential dynamics with China.

Keywords– Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, China, Democratic Security Diamond, Indo-Pacific, Tsunami Core Group, Diplomacy.