With AUKUS, Australia Has Wedded Itself to a Risky U.S. Policy on China — and Turned a Deaf Ear to the Region

U S TH FLEET 220827-N-YD731-1887 IONIAN SEA (Aug. 27, 2022) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), front, receives ammunition from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Aug. 27, 2022. The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG) is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe area of operations, employed by U.S. Sixth Fleet to defend U.S., allied and partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Novalee Manzella)