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In a rare bipartisan approach, Democrat and Republican leaders in the

Summary

This article by Farrah Tomazin in the Sydney Morning Herald makes the following points:
  • The US Congress has created a bipartisan group giving urgency to the implementation of AUKUS.
  • Technology sharing will be in several areas, not just submarines.
  • An 18-month study will identify what is achievable to build a class of nuclear-propelled submarines and associated technologies.
  • The US bipartisan Friends of Australia Caucus chair believes AUKUS would be one of the most important strategic moves the US undertakes in decades.
  • The US President plans to host ASEAN leaders in Washington soon.
  • The US is developing an Indo-Pacific economic framework to bind it to the region.
  • Improving supply chains should make US allies more resilient.

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    Source: ABC Australia
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