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AUKUS and Australia’s relations in the Pacific (Soli Middleby, Anna Powles, Joanne Wallis, East Asia Forum)

The announcement of the AUKUS trilateral security partnership with the United States and the United Kingdom on 16 September 2021 suggests that Australia has chosen its friends. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison described it as a ‘forever partnership for a new time between the oldest and most trusted of friends’. The question is where Australia’s Pacific family sits relative to AUKUS.

AUKUS and Australia’s relations in the Pacific | East Asia Forum