AUKUS News, Views, Analysis.


Andy1974

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President Jo Biden, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and "That Fella Down Under", have simultaneously announced the creation of a new security pact called AUKUS.

Let's share news, views and analyses of the implications of this announcement.

I'll start by listing some positive implications for China which I have seen discussed in other threads.

The formation of AUKUS is good for China because..
  • It defines more clearly who really are China's opponents
  • The number of opponents is small and unlikely to grow much bigger
  • The combined military strength of the opponents is not enough to defeat China
  • The US probably won't be able to turn NATO against China now
  • The EU can now become much more independant, possibly even neutral
 

Andy1974

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This thread should probably be moved to MCR as it is sure to turn into a proper loony-bin cripple fight.
Can everyone please keep the discussions in this thread civil, this is for News. Views and Analysis, not Hate Speech or Racism which is banned in this Forum. This is not the Breaking News thread, keep the loony discussions there please.
 

sinophilia

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It’s still missing Canada and New Zealand.

Interestingly there is another Anglo grouping apart from the 5-eyes called CANZUK.

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I wonder if theses 2 groupings are related? Maybe the UK is behind this, not the USA or AUS?

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CANZUK is an
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for a proposed alliance comprising
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as part of an international organisation or
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similar in scope to the former
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Maikeru

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Sir Humphry is basically unofficial UK MoD PR but he makes some good points here about the difficulties involved in Australia building, crewing, operating and disposing of SSN's from basically zero existing base.
 

Andy1974

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From your wiki link:

CANZUK is an
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for a proposed alliance comprising
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as part of an international organisation or
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similar in scope to the former
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Yes I first heard about this in relation to freedom of movement between the nations, which got me thinking about moving. I’m not sure it’s really viable.
 

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