One year has passed since the creation of the U.S.-led “AUKUS”.
On September 15, 2021, the U.S., the U.K., and Australia established “AUKUS”, a security partnership, under an excuse of sharing information and technology for strengthening the cyber capabilities, artificial intelligence, quantum technologies and undersea capabilities.
The substance of this partnership is that the U.S. and the U.K. transfer to Australia the technology for building nuclear-powered submarines which use more than 90% of the weapons-grade highly enriched uranium.
During the past one year, the U.S. ran amuck to complete “AUKUS” into a new tool for realizing its strategy of world supremacy, ignoring the proper concern from international society.
In November 2021, it concluded an agreement with the U.K. and Australia on the exchange of information about the nuclear power of nuclear submarines and in August 2022, they decided to provide Australia with education for training experts on building and operating nuclear-powered submarines.
Before this, in February this year, the U.S. Secretary of State visited Australia and said at the interview with public press that the U.S. has an intention to help Australia possess nuclear-powered submarines as soon as possible, the quickest way for Australia to set up a nuclear submarine unit is to hire the U.S. second-hand nuclear-powered submarines, thus, he revealed the intention to arm Australia with nuclear-powered submarines at the earliest date possible.
What cannot be overlooked is that the U.S., which, from the first days of creating “AUKUS”, expressed its intention to provide Australia with not only the technology for building nuclear-powered submarines but also “Tomahawk” cruise missile that can mount nuclear warhead, issued a joint statement in April 2022 that it is to extend the range of cooperation even to the joint development of ultra-sonic weapons.
Past one-year record of “AUKUS” shows that the transfer of information and technology for strengthening the cyber capabilities, artificial intelligence, quantum technologies and undersea capabilities is no more than a deceptive feature of the organization.
The real intention of the U.S. is to use “AUKUS” to contain the big powers of the region militarily and strategically by equipping Australia with nuclear attack means.