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Several experts have opined that China's increasingly aggressive behaviour and US support during India's COVID-19 crisis will make the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) - a security alliance between India, the US, Japan and Australia - more robust.
Beijing's increasing belligerence towards Vietnam and the anti-China sentiment in the country is pushing Vietnam closer towards the United States.
US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Saturday termed India 'to be a great partner'. He also stated that the two countries are promoting peace and stability in the region and providing for a free and open Indo-Pacific region.
Pakistan faces a strategic dilemma as it has no role in Biden's alliance-building against China and the US is looking to end its "endless war" in Afghanistan, reported Asia Times.