All CISAC News Commentary September 21, 2021

A Better Australia Sub Deal

The Australian-British-U.S. submarine deal may be a brilliant stroke, but it was done without strategic imagination.
Joe Biden speaks during an event in the White House September 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden announced a new national security initiative in partnership with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (L) and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 15: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House September 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden announced a new national security initiative in partnership with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (L) and United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R). Win McNamee/Getty Images

What was needed was a three-cornered billiard shot — pivot to Asia, yes, but keep our European allies on board and continue the fight against nuclear proliferation.

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