"New Delhi open to India-Japan-US-Australia quadrilateral" https://t.co/w7LHBuM21K
Golez: A 4-NATION MEGAPOWER IN GDP, GEOGRAPHY & FIREPOWER TO COUNTERACT CHINA. Here's a comparison:"
CHINA: GDP $11T MILITARY POWER # 3 GEOGRAPHY: ENCIRCLED
US: GDP $18T MILITARY # 1 GEOGRPAHY: GLOBAL, DOMINATES PACIFIC
JAPAN: GDP $4.9T MILITARY #7 GEOGRAPHY: WESTERN PACIFIC
INDIA: GDP $2.2T MILILTARY #4 GEOGRAPHY: DOMINATES INDIAN OCEAN
AUSTRALIA: GDP $1.2T MILITARY #22 GEOGRAPHY: INDIAN OCEAN
I quote from article:
"He said the idea was for the leaders of the four nations to promote free trade and defence cooperation across a stretch of ocean from the South China Sea, the Indian Ocean and all the way to Africa.
"It would be aimed at counteracting China’s aggressive maritime expansion under its Belt and Road initiative. China’s plans would cement a sphere of influence for Beijing well beyond Asia."