Has the United States been able to put pressure on China?

As the US election draws the attention of the world media, a recent incident has gone unnoticed, with the US name also involved. In fact, the country is leading the incident.

The four-nation security dialogue in Tokyo in October is an initiative in which the United States has been joined by Japan, India and Australia. The importance of this dialogue between the foreign ministers of the four countries is significant from the current international situation and geopolitical point of view.

Although the four countries agreed on various important issues, no official statement was issued after the meeting. However, it goes without saying that this dialogue between the four friendly countries was relevant in the current context. 


Although the concept of Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD), proposed by former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in 2007, has not been structured for more than a decade, it has recently gained momentum. This is because of aggressive China. The Tokyo Dialogue is aimed at creating a balanced situation in the Indo-Pacific region, mainly to deter China.

The US Indo-Pacific strategy and the strengthening of the "four-nation dialogue" are directly related. It basically represents a balanced ‘free Indo-Pacific’ concept as opposed to Chinese domination.

Over the past few years, the United States has sought to curb China's aggressive rise in the region, its strategic position and its attempts to dominate the South China Sea. As part of that, when relations with China began to deteriorate in 2018, the United States focused on maintaining security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region in partnership with friendly Japan, Australia and India. 


The main purpose of the alliance on security issues is to 'stop China', it was made clear in an interview with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a few days ago.

In an interview with Japan's Nikkei, Pompeo said the United States wants to institutionalize cooperation with Japan, India and Australia, as well as extend the relationship to other neighboring countries.

Pompeo also mentioned the three objectives of this activity. These include establishing a multilateral security framework in the Indo-Pacific region, strengthening unity of common values ​​and strategies among countries in the region, and building a "united front" against China.

In the Indo-Pacific region, Japan and Australia have always been military allies of the United States. Although Japan has a more pragmatic approach to relations with China, its relations with the United States are quite warm, especially in the military and defense sectors.

India, on the other hand, has so far shown no interest in a regional security alliance, but has recently begun to move towards a US Indo-Pacific strategy, including border disputes with China.

Shortly after Yoshihide Suga took over as Japan's new prime minister last September, Pompeo encouraged the new government to pursue precedent Ab's international and regional policies, as well as strengthen military cooperation between the two countries.

At the Tokyo meeting to prevent China's rise, the foreign ministers of the four countries decided to advance the idea of ​​a free Indo-Pacific, as well as to enhance cooperation and build better infrastructure in maritime security.

All in all, there are indications that the four-nation security dialogue will become more active in the near future to undermine China's dominance in the Indo-Pacific region.

Countries can also strengthen their economic and trade ties. There is no relief here either.

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The exit of foreign companies from the country began last year after the US imposed tariffs on Chinese goods.

In the recent election campaign, Donald Trump promised to continue the trade war with China by continuing tariffs, but in the meantime, Joe Biden, who is waiting to go to the White House after winning the vote, has hinted at improving relations with allied countries.

He says even if it does not impose unilateral tariffs on China, it will force China to be "accountable" through international alliances in a way that China cannot "avoid".

However, the Biden administration's policy on China as a whole is very similar. Because Biden himself is a fierce critic of Chinese President Xi Jinping. It remains to be seen how far the new US president will be able to hold on to China through the four-nation security dialogue.


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