France and AUKUS: A Necessary Reconciliation
By Jérémy Bachelier and Céline Pajon
One year on, the announcement of the Australia-U.K.-U.S alliance has not been accompanied by any major changes to France’s Indo-Pacific defense strategy.
Australia’s PM Denies He Lied to France’s Macron Over Sub Deal
By Rod McGuirk
Deputy Prime Minister Joyce chimed in as well: “We didn’t deface Eiffel Tower... We got out of that contract.”
Australia-EU Trade Talks Delayed Amid Submarine Deal Fallout
By Samuel Petrequin
An EU official said the submarine row played a role in the decision to delay this month’s talks but insisted a deal was not ready to be sealed in any case
Australia Soured a Valuable Naval Partner in France
By Jacob Benjamin
Up until September 15, French-Australian naval relations were burgeoning. Now that once-promising future is in doubt.
France Seeks European Support After AUKUS Submarine Deal Surprise
By Angela Charlton
“It’s not just a Franco-Australian affair, but a rupture of trust in alliances,” France’s foreign minister declared.
AUKUS and Submarines: The Fallout for France
By Valerie Niquet and Marianne Peron-Doise
The less-than-strategic decision will discourage one of Europe’s most forward-leaning actors in the Indo-Pacific.
The Submarine Deal and Australia’s Ties With France
By Helen Clark
Canberra’s recent decision to buy its subs from France highlights the scope for strategic cooperation.