Again thanks to the mighty @Annibal97783312 for recovering this forgotten chapter of the Cold War
The Skybolt Crisis, the Nassau Agreement, the SR-71 Blackbird, the SST, the Thunderbirds puppetoon—all roads lead to the XB-70 Valkyrie.
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Expect more fallout, though not necessarily so public. From what I’m hearing, Biden Admin completely dismissive of France over this.
Breaking News: France recalled its ambassador to the U.S. in protest over America's deal to help Australia deploy nuclear-powered submarines. nyti.ms/3nHHpv0

8:20 PM · Sep 17, 2021

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Replying to @MarkAmesExiled
Cracks were already forming in the NATO consensus, including the giant rift with Turkey that widens by the day, and nearly sanctioning Germany over Nord Stream 2. I think everyone is looking at their post-NATO relationships and this UK-US-Australia bloc is included in that.
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Replying to @MarkAmesExiled
But will the French rename American mustard?
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