Even though the U.S., Europe, Australia and Japan all see India as their future partner, their corporations are either pulling out or reducing the size of their operations in India.
Once Sri Lanka and Pakistan get through their current challenges, they would do well to scale back their reliance on China as a partner.
India is reprising its Cold War-era strategy of walking the tightrope between Russia and the United States. During the virtual summit between President Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in April, as well as the in-person Quad leaders’ summit in Tokyo in May, Biden requested India’s support on Ukraine. India has refused to stop purchasing oil…
The West Asia quad has already resulted in a free trade agreement and multiple cooperative arrangements.