The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD, also known as the Quad Group) is a casual strategic dialogue among the four major countries -
- United States
This is strengthened by conversations between partner nations. The dialogue was launched in 2007 by Shinzo Abe the Prime Minister of Japan, with the help of Vice President Dick Cheney of the United States, Prime Minister John Howard of Australia, and Dr. Manmohan Singh Former Prime Minister of India. The dialogue was corresponded by joint military practices of a remarkable hierarchy, titled Exercise Malabar.
The sensitive & military configuration was widely glimpsed as a reaction to boosted Chinese monetary & military strength, & the Chinese administration reacted to the Quadrilateral dialogue by publishing formal diplomatic revolts to its partners.