AUKUS deal involves long diplomatic road for subs

January 2, 2024

Ex-Pentagon official Elbridge Colby and former Republican Senate security adviser Alex Velez-Green have warned that the superpower’s own navy has too few spare boats to sell to Australia unless production greatly speeds up. The suggestion is this will raise questions for Anthony Albanese and Labor over how a Republican victory in this year’s election would affect the AUKUS security pact.”

The Australian

Elbridge Colby is co-founder and principal of The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition.