The deployment of HMS Tamar and HMS Spey in the Indo-Pacific marks Britain's first permanent naval in the region since the British withdrawal from the east of the Suez Canal in…
The writer says that the view floated by India's leading geopolitical thinker Brahma Chellaney that the Ukraine war will put America's Indo-Pacific strategy in jeopardy, is flawed.
The writer believes ultimately Ukraine will have to face Russia alone.
A commentary posted on the North's foreign ministry said the world should be wary of the initiative, called AUKUS, that "brings dark clouds of a nuclear war to the world."
Possible conflicts in the South China Sea or other flashpoints could involve scenarios where conflicting military forces traverse to the flashpoints through Indonesia’s waters
PM Ismail Sabri Yaakob shared his concern that it could lead to arms race and spark tension, leading to instability in the region.
As Australia faces no major defence perils from the Pacific nations, the new grouping’s move is aimed at Chinese presence in the Asia Pacific.
The two nations are concerned about its ramifications even though nuclear weapons are not part of the plan.
The Quad and AUKUS are strategically complimentary to each other.
The AUKUS treaty will lead to a naval arms race between the western nations and China.