20 May 2022
Quad primer: India and Japan’s policy priorities
With the Quad Leaders set to meet in Tokyo next Tuesday, this episode explores the security and foreign policies of Australia’s Quad partners, India and Japan.
Justin Bassi speaks to India expert Dr Tanvi Madan about India’s perspectives on key strategic issues, including the China-Russia partnership and regional security challenges in South Asia. The conversation highlights opportunities for the Quad to ensure stability and security in the region.
Shifting focus to Japan, Dr Malcolm Davis speaks to Dr Stephen Nagy about Japan’s foreign and security policy. They discuss Japan’s relationship with China, the importance of multilateralism and the potential for increased technology cooperation.
Mentioned in this episode:
‘Fateful Triangle - How China Shaped U.S.-India Relations During the Cold War’: www.brookings.edu/book/fateful-triangle/
Guests (in order of appearance):
Justin Bassi: www.aspi.org.au/bio/justin-bassi
Dr Tanvi Madan: www.brookings.edu/experts/tanvi-madan/
Dr Malcolm Davis: www.aspi.org.au/bio/malcolm-davis
Dr Stephen Nagy: icu.academia.edu/StephenRobertNagy