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Writing is on the wall for US Indo-Pacific strategy

Flip-flops are to Biden what egomania is to Trump

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The momentum toward deeper collaboration could slow if Biden's foreign policy downgrades India's importance in regional strategy.   © AP

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and author of nine books, including "Asian Juggernaut: The Rise of China, India and Japan."

The current naval war games involving Australia, India, Japan and the U.S. in the Indian Ocean show that the Quad -- a loose coalition of the Indo-Pacific region's four leading democracies -- is beginning to take concrete shape in response to China's muscular foreign policy. A concert of democracies in the Indo-Pacific seems closer than ever.

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