Commentary | 25 February 2008

Quadrilateral dialogue

The quadrilateral dialogue among the US, Japan, Australia and India was never as substantial as its champions or its detractors claimed it to be, argues international security program director Rory Medcalf in this article in the February-March edition of The Diplomat. China saw menace in a phantom. In fact, the quad was not an embryonic alliance, its effects were mixed - and it may not be quite dead.The Diplomat, Feb-March 2008, pp. 16-18Rory Medcalf

  • Rory Medcalf

The quadrilateral dialogue among the US, Japan, Australia and India was never as substantial as its champions or its detractors claimed it to be, argues international security program director Rory Medcalf in this article in the February-March edition of The Diplomat. China saw menace in a phantom. In fact, the quad was not an embryonic alliance, its effects were mixed - and it may not be quite dead.The Diplomat, Feb-March 2008, pp. 16-18Rory Medcalf

  • Rory Medcalf