Nostalgia At The AUKMIN Talks: Britain’s Forces Eye Australia

Sunday, 23 January 2022 — South Front

By Dr Binoy Kampmark

Nostalgia At The AUKMIN Talks: Britain’s Forces Eye AustraliaAustralian Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne and Minister for Defence Peter Dutton host the Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Defence Secretary Ben Wallace at AUKMIN. Courtesy Ministry of Defence / Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Give the man credit where it’s due.  Few could possibly be congratulated for selling the sovereignty of a country in full view of its citizenry, but Peter Dutton, former Queensland copper turned sadistic Home Affairs minister turned Defence Minister, is very capable of it.  Australia promises to become a throbbing bordello for the strategic affairs of other states (to a large extent, it already is), awaiting submarine insertions, naval manoeuvres, and more troop rotations.

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Clear Away the AUKUS Hype: The US and Australia Signed a Nuclear Arms Deal

22 September 2021 — Internationalist 360°

Vijay Prashad

US President Joe Biden, UK PM Boris Johnson, and Australia’s high commissioner to the UK George Brandis, had met during the G7 meeting in Cornwall in June. The AUKUS which was announced on September 15, was deemed “a forever partnership” by Brandis. Photo: George Brandis/ Twitter

The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern

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Ruckus over AUKUS isn’t an edifying sight

20 September 2021 — Indian Punchline

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and US President Joe Biden enjoy a light moment at the G7, Cornwall, UK, June 12, 2021

The diplomatic fallout from the new security agreement between the Australia, United Kingdom and the United States [AUKUS] is just about beginning. The debris will take time to clean up. Might there be some lasting damage?

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