AUKUS deal showcases stupidity at the highest levels
In the midst of an election, the Canadian reaction to the new Pacific partnership has been muted.
The Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Anzac and USCG Cutter Munro sail in formation, during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2021. The deal involving the United Kingdom and Australia adds little to resolving the overall security issues in the region, ut the price for European, Canadian, and Asian allies could be steep, writes Gar Pardy. The deal suggests a narrowing of American interests and abilities and, as such, the weakening of any consensus on issues involving China,
Photograph courtesy of the Royal Australian Navy