We're spending $50 billion on submarines when underwater drones are the future of naval war

By The Canberra Times
Updated April 24 2018 - 12:41pm, first published December 18 2016 - 11:04am

United States president-elect Donald Trump begat another controversy over the weekend, displaying his erratic approach to foreign affairs. When news broke that a Chinese warship had captured a US marine drone in international waters, Mr Trump wrote via Twitter: "China steals United States Navy research drone in international waters – rips it out of water and takes it to China in unpresidented [sic] act." Bizarrely, he later tweeted:

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