Recently, senior officials of the four “Quad” countries (Australia, India, Japan and the United States) teleconferenced about how to respond to the pandemic. Quad meetings are no longer unusual. But this one was special because it included three additional Indo-Pacific powers: New Zealand, South Korea and Vietnam.

This Perth USAsia Centre analysis brief examines the possible expansion of the Quad mechanism, and how such an expansion might be feasible.

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Indo-Pacific Analysis Briefs 2020 Volume 1