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U.S. Leadership Welcomed in Japan and Australia, Much Less in India

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As the U.S. steps up its diplomacy and defense in the Indo-Pacific region, a recently released Gallup poll reveals that half of the Australian (51%) and Japanese (50%) public approve of the leadership of the U.S., up significantly the last year. But, the public in India, an important member of the newly revived Quad, is much less supportive of American leadership (38%).

The Quad will not be fully credible until the Indian public see U.S. leadership in a more positive manner.

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