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If the Quad becomes a major component of Asia’s security architecture then it is likely to stoke competition between China and the US rather than damp it down.
India has strengthened ties with most of its South Asian neighbours, the US and Russia, while at the same time participating in security groupings with China.
Feminist foreign policy is an approach which places gender equality as the central goal of foreign policy, in recognition that gender equality is a predictor of peaceful and flourishing societies.