In this episode, Happymon Jacob speaks with Ian Hall (professor of international relations and the deputy director (research) of the Griffith Asia Institute, Australia) about Australia’s approach and vision for the Indo-Pacific and the evolution of India-Australia relations. Hall discusses the differences in the Indo-Pacific imaginations of the US, Australia, India and Japan and outlines the complementary nature of Quad and AUKUS. He also highlights the multifaceted nature of the China challenge and discusses the Quad’s diversified focus on supply-chain resilience, critical technologies, and so on. Hall weighs in on the ongoing Ukraine crisis, the nature of Russia-China relations, and their implications for the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific.
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Happymon Jacob speaks to Ian Hall, who highlights the multifaceted nature of the China challenge and discusses the Quad’s diversified focus on supply-chain resilience and critical technologies.