China feels the heat as QUAD & E.U deflate Xi Jinping's territorial ambitions
Eye on China, QUAD nations & EU are going all out to ensure a free, open Indo-Pacific. Focus on interoperability, India, U.S, Japan & Australia boosting defense cooperation. E.U strategy is focused on maritime security & ensuring safe passage through sea lanes. Several European nations have sent naval assets to the region for maneuvers this year.