With AUKUS, Washington Plays With Fire Down Under
Australia breaks its nonproliferation obligations
By: B A Hamzah
By agreeing to receive eight state-of-the-art nuclear-powered propulsion submarines under the AUKUS accord from the United States and the United Kingdom, Australia has consciously breached its obligations under the binding 1968 Treaty of Non-Proliferation, which Canberra ratified in 1970. Until September 2021, when AUKUS suddenly popped up…
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