By announcing the launch of 60 Defense technology programs, does the Australian Prime Minister want to drown the submarine?

To say that the Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, would be in a difficult position would be an understatement. Indeed, not only does he find himself entangled in the consequences of its dangerous arbitrations in matters of submarines, by having chosen to slam the door in France's face to respond to American and British sirens promising it a fleet of nuclear attack submarines without having previously assessed the feasibility and the geopolitical, operational and budgetary consequences, but he finds himself, with his liberal party, largely left behind by the Labor opposition in the opinion polls, even as the next electoral term, the federal (legislative) elections of 2022 are fast approaching.

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