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Eyeing China, Australia joins ‘quad’ drill with US, Japan, India

Science and Nature
Australia will take section in a clear-scale militia drill off the soar of India subsequent month that will carry collectively a quartet of worldwide locations concerned by rising Chinese affect. India, Japan, the United States and -- for the main time since 2007 -- Australia will take section on this November's Malabar naval exercise, a switch that will seemingly spark Chinese protest. Australian Defence Minister Linda Reynolds leisurely Monday mentioned the exercise develop into as soon as about "demonstrating our collective unravel to make stronger an launch and affluent Indo-Pacific" -- a smartly-favorite allusion to countering China's authoritarian energy. India's Ministry of Defence mentioned the naval drill would take keep in the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, which ...