It is time for the Asia-Pacific region to more seriously consider preventive measures to forestall the dangers of submarine proliferation.
The countries of the AUKUS pact – Australia, the UK, and the United States – must ensure that the implementation of AUKUS will confirm to non-proliferation and disarmament norms.
This special report on the AUKUS deal explores the potential risks, benefits and geopolitical implications of Australia's proposed nuclear submarine programme.
APLN Board Member and Distinguished Fellow of the Centre for Air Power Studies, New Delhi, Dr Manpreet Sethi discusses the implications of the AUKUS deal for India.
APLN Policy Fellow Joel Ivre Petersson examines South Korea's quest for nuclear submarine and the risk of undermining the non-proliferation norm in the Asia Pacific, as a fallout of the AUKUS deal.
APLN Senior Associate Fellow John Tilemann argues that while AUKUS is compatible with IAEA nuclear safeguards, it distracts attention from other pressing issues like Iran and North Korea.
Senior APLN network members and experts assess the new US-Australia-UK deal offering a diversity of perspectives from across the Asia Pacific and beyond.
Mely Caballero-Anthony argues that AUKUS may undermine ASEAN states’s approach to an inclusive and stable order, as well as heightening nuclear security risks and major power rivalry in the region.
As part of the new APLN series analysing the new Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) deal, APLN member John Carlson delineates the non-proliferations aspects of the deal.
In this series analysing the new Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) deal, Allan Behm explains the implications on China, Russia, DPRK and other nuclear-armed states, as well as knock-on effects on Japan and ROK.