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After publicly committing to help vaccinate the rest of the world, wealthy, highly vaccinated countries have yet to deliver on their promise, and are now poised to let millions of doses go to waste. Without urgent action to correct this injustice, the West's moral standing will suffer permanent damage.
thinks a failure to redistribute surplus vaccines would permanently damage the West's credibility.
While the new AUKUS agreement between Australia, the US, and the UK presents little proliferation or safety risk, it does entail what can be broadly described as political risks. And the most important threat may be to Australia's own sovereignty.
explains why most of the dangers implied by the new AUKUS agreement with the US and the UK can be minimized.