The Quad is Back with a Vision to Navigate Indo-Pacific Affairs:
The Quad virtual meeting not only reaffirmed the concept of Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategies, but also accommodated crucial issues in the region. Some of the Quad initiations probably aimed at countering China, but does not necessarily pose a serious threat to China.
US-China High-Level Meeting in Anchorage, Alaska: The US and China had their first high-level talks since the new Biden administration came into office. What does the meeting mean for the two nation’s regional and global partners, and will the two great powers create lasting change to the current tense situation brewing in the Indo-Pacific?
Around the World
Troubles in the Eastern Mediterranean – A Look Into Western Asia’s Maritime Woes: Tensions continue to rise over the past weeks as Turkey’s maritime doctrine sheds light on its territorial claims in the disputed waters of the Mediterranean, “Mavi Vatan”. The actions that follow indicate further observation to this recent development is necessary, not just for stakeholders in the region, but also for the international community at large.