Speaking of Asia

Quad, mind the credibility gap

As the Quad leaders meet this week, it’s important that they don’t lose their moral high ground.

Biden (top left) will meet virtually with (clockwise) Japan's Yoshihide Suga, Australia's Scott Morrison and India's Narendra Modi.PHOTOS: EPA-EFE, AFP, REUTERS

Leaders of the United States, Japan, Australia and India that together constitute the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or Quad, will hold their inaugural "summit" on Friday (March 12).

US President Joe Biden will participate, joining Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and Mr Morrison's counterparts in Japan and India, Mr Yoshihide Suga and Mr Narendra Modi, respectively.

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