AUKUS Submarine Project is a potential deterrent to a Chinese move against Taiwan.


  1. US Deputy Secretary of State links Taiwan and AUKUS, arguing that the submarines would enhance regional peace and stability. 
  2. China has criticized the AUKUS pact, warning it could cause a regional arms race. 
  3. In response to China's military build-up, US President Joe Biden is strengthening relationships in Asia such as Japan and the Philippines.