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Aukus is looking like a Nato for the Pacific

11 March 2023

9:19 PM

11 March 2023

9:19 PM

How big a deal is it that Australia has chosen a British design for its nuclear submarines rather than the US one that it could have chosen? Does it really justify Rishi Sunak ‘bouncing on the balls of his feet’, as described by one minister?

True, the machines aren’t actually going to be built in Britain, but in Adelaide.

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