AUKUS 'most important strategic innovation' as China looks to 'break' Australia: US President Joe Biden advisor Kurt Campbell

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated December 1 2021 - 6:41am, first published 3:30am
US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Scott Morrison appear during a joint announcement on the formation of the AUKUS deal. Picture: Getty Images

A senior White House advisor has dismissed criticisms the AUKUS deal between Australia and the US and the UK is "doomed to fail", arguing it was important against an increasingly more assertive China that would prefer to bring Australia "to its knees".

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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