Asia Geopolitics

France as a 21st Century Asia-Pacific Power: Hard Interests and Direct Engagement

What are France’s interests in the Asia-Pacific region?

Ankit Panda
France as a 21st Century Asia-Pacific Power: Hard Interests and Direct Engagement
Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ethan M. Schumacher/Released

The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) and Prashanth Parameswaran (@TheAsianist) discuss France’s interests in the Asia-Pacific region in the context of French President Francois Hollande’s recent three-nation trip to Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. The podcast additionally addresses the upcoming summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago.

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