South Asia and Beyond

High Risk Of War In Indo-Pacific: Lowy Institute

Australia’s Lowy Institute think tank has warned that the Covid pandemic has deepened uncertainties in the Indo-Pacific and heightened the risk of war. In a report, it said U.S. allies and partners in the region have never been more dependent on Washington’s ability to sustain a military presence in the region, while China is linking up with Russia, Pakistan and North Korea to balance the U.S.