This is coolbert:
Consider this to be very major? A sure warning to the Chinese? And will not be taken lightly by the Chinese either!
Once more from Freeper original story the Citizen Free Press.
"#BREAKING: The Age is reporting that there will be a major security announcement from President Joe Biden tomorrow of significance to Australia, the US and the British Governments . . . Australia, the US and UK to announce landmark new defense pact"
AUKUSA. AUSTRALIA, UNITED KINGDOM [GREAT BRITAIN] AND THE UNITED STATES A MILITARY ALLIANCE THE MISSION OF WHICH IS TO COUNTER CHINA! WITHOUT QUESTION.
Additionally from the Internet web site Zero Hedge read the Chinese response.
BY TYLER DURDEN
"China wasn't specifically invoked in any of the leaders' remarks, but the pact known as AUKUS, (an acronym for Australia, United Kingdom and the US) is being widely interpreted as part of Washington efforts to thwart China and its influence in the Indo-Pacific region."
"WIDELY IHNTERPRETED" AS DIRECTED AT CHINA AND UNDERSTOOD PROBABLY CORRECTLY SO.
Until relatively recently Australia one of only two nations in the world [Norway the other] having a budget surplus. A budget cash-cow predominantly from the sale of raw material [iron ore in particular] to China.
How the worm can turn! "the worm turns: informal—used to talk about how a situation can suddenly change". And dramatically so too!