Campaign for International Cooperation and Disarmament



Less than a month after the 11 September 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon, US leaders began an all-out aerial assault against Afghanistan, the country supposedly protecting Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda. 9/11 was the perfect justification for US plans for the region.

Australia has entered into an undefined arrangement with the USA and the United Kingdom
for “regional security” in the Indo-Pacific Region. The arrangement, AUKUS Trilateral
packed, involves Australia purchasing nuclear powered submarines, the “basing” of
American troops and the storing of “ordnance” in Australia. This has provoked fury from the
French, sharp criticism from China, concern from at least two nations in the Indo-Pacific and
confusion in Australia.
Putting aside Australia’s inept management of this agreement, with the immediate

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