Mike Scrafton: Nuclear-powered submarines are just bad defence policy

Australian governments are now certain to be bedevilled by submarines for generations. The strategic implications of the nuclear-powered submarine decision include an increased likelihood of catastrophic war, abandonment of national sovereignty to the US, and inevitable trade and economic reprisals. First of all, for those who think a submarine capability is important, it is simply … Continue reading Mike Scrafton: Nuclear-powered submarines are just bad defence policy Continue reading ยป