How AUKUS Plus Could Add to Indo-Pacific Coalition Building

In the rapidly changing global strategic environment, coalition-building is the key to shaping the existing and emerging regional order

BRITAIN MILITARY DEFENCE British nuclear-powered attack submarine HMS Astute sails to her base at Faslane, in western Scotland, on November 20, 2009. Pillar One of AUKUS is concerned with nuclear-powered submarine building and remains exclusive to the security partnership’s core of Australia, United Kingdom and the United States. (Photo: Andy Buchanan/AFP)