The "Quad" leaders virtual meeting stressed the provision of public goods, the free and open Indo-Pacific and a rules-based order.
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Since the Abe administration, Japan’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) vision continues to evolve as conditions demand but at its core it stresses the pursuit of a rules-based order in the region, including the maritime security domain. It also aims to contribute to the ...
The Quad ’s future will mostly depend on the trajectory of China’s development in the coming years.
A re-elected Trump will likely double-down on his “America first” policy, further eroding the rules-based order countries like Canada and Japan depend on for stability.