Category Archives: French submarines

Greens Defence Policy

Peter Whish-Wilson Greens Defence Spokesperson Of course the Greens oppose the $50 billion submarine contract and the rest of the 54 ship-building projects announced by the Coalition, opting to build a few canoes in Adelaide instead, just to prove the Coalition’s … Continue reading

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Shafting the Japanese: A Squalid Little Deal – Or Sound Policy?

The devastating political fall-out over the subs contract going to the French and not to the Japanese continues to resonate. As do the sounds of millions of cheap Chinese champagne corks going “pop”. Despite predicting an unprecedented amount of grovelling and … Continue reading

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