The United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia reached agreement recently on the export of nuclear submarines to increase the capabilities of the Royal Australian Navy. The agreement is viewed by many as an effort to contain China and bolster the broader American-led effort to deepen alliance capabilities in the Indo-Pacific region. This panel will discuss the agreement, its implications for the tripartite AUKUS alliance, and the future of the Indo-Pacific region.
Ankit Panda - Ankit Panda is the Stanton Senior Fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. .
Aaron Stein - Aaron Stein is the Director of Research at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI). He is also the Director of the Middle East Program and Acting Director of the National Security Program at FPRI.