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AUKUS focus carries risks for other areas of Australian security

Diversion of resources and attention could affect maintenance of Pacific order

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Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese during parliamentary question time on Feb.6: The risks of tunnel vision and overreach in Canberra are real.   © Getty Images

Richard Dunley is a senior military history lecturer with the University of New South Wales Canberra's Australian Defense Force Academy branch.

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is to meet with U.S. President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Monday amid expectations that the three will announce details about the nuclear-powered submarines Canberra is to acquire and where they will be built under the AUKUS security pact.

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