As the DoD invests in its Global Information Grid efforts, we find DF Raptor(TM) to be a valuable complementary technology that allows us to take better advantage of the wide and disparate range of available communications resources," said Phil Yanni, President and Chief Technology Officer of ANZUS
has no integrated defense structure or dedicated forces.
But even as these plans were being implemented, a crisis in the western Pacific precipitated a new wartime alliance with America and, in due course, the ANZUS
Defense cooperation, including training exercises, has been significantly restricted since 1986 due to Wellington's ongoing policy of barring nuclear-armed or nuclear-powered warships from its ports, which led to its suspension from the regional security alliance with the United States and Australia -- ANZUS
Australia's foreign minister has questioned whether the ANZUS
treaty would automatically apply in the event of a U.
Australian foreign minister Alexander Downer said his government would consult with the US, as required by the ANZUS
treaty, if an attack on Taiwan triggered an American military response, but whether Australia would join the fight was a separate question, he said.
NATO and the Organization of American States invoked the collective defense provisions of their respective treaties, (67) as did Australia with regard to the ANZUS
Table 7: How important to you think the Australian alliance with the United States under the ANZUS
Treaty is for protecting Australia's security?
Some related elements of the overall political-economic structure, such as the ANZUS
Treaty among the United States, Australia, and New Zealand, predated the San Francisco Treaty, while other elements like the U.
The 51-year history of cooperation between the United States and Australia, which includes six previous wars (World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War and the recent war in Afghanistan) and the formal ANZUS
agreement that both governments had entered into made it highly likely that Australia would be supportive if the United States was to lead a war in Iraq--or anywhere else for that matter.
The contribution announced by Howard is larger than an initial commitment made last month, after the government invoked Article Four of Australia's 50-year-old ANZUS
military treaty with the United States.
to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the ANZUS
military alliance of Australia, New Zealand, and the U.