US, UK, Australia announce ‘historic’ military partnership in move likely to anger China

The US, Britain and Australia announced on Wednesday a “historic” security alliance to strengthen military capabilities in the Pacific, which will share advanced defence technologies and give Australian forces nuclear submarine technology, further extending Washington’s drive for military cooperation that has angered China.To kick off the “Aukus” trilateral security partnership, naval officials and technical specialists from the three countries will work together over the next 18 months to give…