Global Politics Podcast

Episode 192: The AUKUS pact

October 03, 2021 Global Politics
Global Politics Podcast
Episode 192: The AUKUS pact
Show Notes

On 15 September, a new security alliance called AUKUS was launched by the US, the UK and Australia to tackle shared challenges in the Indo-Pacific region. The main highlight, however, was the US and the UK committing themselves to provide nuclear-powered submarines to Australia. What is AUKUS? What are nuclear-powered submarines? Why is France unhappy?