US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House about the new security alliance with Australia and Britain. Joining virtually were Australian leader Scott Morrison (left) and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House about the new security alliance with Australia and Britain. Joining virtually were Australian leader Scott Morrison (left) and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: EPA-EFE

US, UK, Australia announce ‘historic’ military partnership in move likely to anger China

  • The pact will provide nuclear submarine technology for Australia to ‘improve deterrence across the Indo-Pacific’, says a senior US administration official
  • ‘Beijing will see this as part of US efforts to forge coalitions aimed at pushing back against China,’ according to an analyst

Topic |   US-China relations
US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House about the new security alliance with Australia and Britain. Joining virtually were Australian leader Scott Morrison (left) and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House about the new security alliance with Australia and Britain. Joining virtually were Australian leader Scott Morrison (left) and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: EPA-EFE
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