Quad’s strategic mountain to climb


By Peter Jennings*

Prime Minister Scott Morrison may be forecasting ‘a new dawn in the Indo-Pacific’ with the arrival of the Quad meeting of Australian, Japanese, Indian and US leaders, but we would do well to remember the village folklore that ‘the darkest hour is just before the dawn’.

The Quad has a strategic mountain to climb to bolster faltering democracies in our region, to stop Covid-19 scything through countries that are ill-equipped to respond and, above all, to push back against the predatory wolf warriors of Beijing.

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