Australia-US Relations, Russia’s Tech Crackdown And More – World Politics Review

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The aftershocks from final week’s bombshell announcement by the U.S., Australia and the U.Ok. that they might be forming a brand new safety partnership whose pilot undertaking can be to help Australia in constructing a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines continued to be felt properly into this week. The deal signaled a serious shift within the strategic panorama of the Indo-Pacific. Although China wasn’t talked about within the announcement of the so-called AUKUS deal, it was clearly the primary driver of what has been interpreted as an effort so as to add heft to the U.S. pivot to Asia by bulking up the naval forces of a key regional ally. ...

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