The Aukus deal gave Australia access to US technology to build nuclear-powered submarines. Photo: AFP
The Aukus deal gave Australia access to US technology to build nuclear-powered submarines. Photo: AFP

How does China really view Aukus? This military assessment may offer a clue

  • People’s Liberation Army researcher writes that the security alliance’s purpose and its geopolitical context make it a different proposition to Nato
  • Beijing has strongly condemned the pact between Australia, the UK and the US, but the researcher’s assessment could point to its actual strategy

Topic |   Aukus alliance
The Aukus deal gave Australia access to US technology to build nuclear-powered submarines. Photo: AFP
The Aukus deal gave Australia access to US technology to build nuclear-powered submarines. Photo: AFP
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