The Heat: AUKUS in Asia

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China says  efforts to expand the AUKUS security pact will destabilize Asia and the Indo-Pacific. AUKUS, the security alliance formed by Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, is reaching out to other nations including Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and Canada. 

Would expansion of AUKUS bring regional instability? 

Joining the discussion: 

  • Zongyuan Zoe Liu is Maurice R. Greenberg Fellow of China Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
  • Josef Gregory Mahoney is a Professor of Politics and International Relations, at East China Normal University.
  • Brian Becker is the Director of the ANSWER Coalition and Host of “The Socialist Program” podcast on BreakThrough News. 
  • Victor Gao is Chair Professor at Soochow University.