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Quad leaders hand Australia a bigger stick to fend off China

Beijing's attempts to bully Canberra have been utterly counterproductive

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Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison participates in the Quad leaders meeting via video link in Sydney on Mar. 13: the biggest beneficiary was Australia.   © AP

Malcolm Turnbull is a former Prime Minister of Australia. His memoir "A Bigger Picture," was published last year.

All of us on this side of the Pacific should be very pleased that U.S. President Joe Biden chose to make the first leaders' level meeting of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue his own first multilateral security discussion as president.

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