UK will begin talks with Japan on deeper defense ties, says defense chief

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Britain said on Tuesday (Sept 28) it would begin formal negotiations with Japan to deepen their defence relationship, part of a shift in London’s strategic focus towards the Indo-Pacific region that has angered China. Defence minister Ben Wallace said the talks would seek to create the conditions for a “deeper and more complex defence engagement… Continue reading UK will begin talks with Japan on deeper defense ties, says defense chief

Australia to get US nuclear submarine technology as China looms large

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The United States, Britain, and Australia said on Wednesday, September 15, they would establish a security partnership for the Indo-Pacific that will involve helping Canberra acquire nuclear-powered submarines, as Chinese influence over the region grows. Under the partnership, announced by President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, the… Continue reading Australia to get US nuclear submarine technology as China looms large