Takeaways for Asia from Russia's war in Ukraine

Russia's problems should give Beijing pause about how its reaction to America's Indo-Pacific Strategy might be viewed

US President Joe Biden meeting Quad leaders virtually, about Russia's ongoing attack on Ukraine, on March 3, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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China has drawn a stark connection between the war in Ukraine and the prospects of East Asia by focusing on the United States' latest Indo-Pacific strategy.

The document "Indo-Pacific Strategy of the United States" released in February argues that America's interests are anchored in the Indo-Pacific region that stretches from its Pacific coastline to the Indian Ocean.

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