December 24, 2020
Is France Capable of Being an Indo-Pacific Power?
By Kim Beng Phar and Clementine Bizot
France is rarely mentioned as an important actor in the Indo-Pacific, but its vast EEZ in the region underpins its interests.
April 03, 2020
France’s Innovative Maritime Security Engagement in the Indo-Pacific
By Nicolas Regaud
With a wide range of activities and capabilities, France is making contributions to maritime security throughout the Indo-Pacific region.
June 26, 2019
Macron in Japan: Upgrading the Franco-Japanese Strategic Partnership in the Indo-Pacific
By Céline Pajon
Japan stands out as a key partner as France has been recently developing an Indo-Pacific strategy.
June 06, 2019
France Trumpets Renewed Commitment to Stability in Indo-Pacific
By Steven Stashwick
Paris sees a responsibility to the region in face of “building blocks of a global confrontation.”
June 04, 2019
The India-France Security Partnership in the Indo-Pacific: Next Steps
By Abhijnan Rej
The India-France security relationship has space left to grow.
May 18, 2018
The Missing Piece in Macron's Asia Vision: Japan
By Valérie Niquet
France’s conflicting visions of strategic balances in the Indo-Pacific.
May 04, 2018
Australia Courts France in the Indo-Pacific
By Grant Wyeth
French President Emmanuel Macron visited Australia this week, the second French leader to do so.
April 05, 2018
Expanding the France-Vietnam Relationship
By Quoc-Thanh Nguyen
With increasing economic and cultural ties, French soft power is expanding in Vietnam.
March 09, 2018
Macron and Modi: What France Can Do For India and What India Can Do For France
By Harsh V. Pant
France can be a valuable partner for India in shoring up a free and open Indo-Pacific region.
February 28, 2018
Macron to Set Tone for an EU Balancing Act Between India and China on Belt and Road
By Aman Thakker
Will Macron speak for the EU as he balances between India and China?
October 16, 2017
France in the Pacific: Growing Strategic Ties With Australia
By Grant Wyeth
Forging closer security ties with France seems to be Australia's best regional hedge against U.S. political instability.
June 27, 2017
Will France Keep Its Interest in the Asia-Pacific?
By Valerie Niquet
Signals from the new Macron administration hint that France may turn back to its traditional focus on Europe and Africa.