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Australia Should Embrace Closer Defence Links with India

Australia will join India and the other two Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) partners – Japan and the United States – in joint naval exercises later this year. Called the Malabar exercises – despite the fact they will take place in the Bay of Bengal off India’s east coast – the annual drills are an opportunity for the navies of the four Quad countries – to practice working together. They have previously been held in the Arabian Sea, off the Malabar coast.

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