What’s Driving the France-Mongolia Rapprochement?
By Bolor Lkhaajav and Mathieu Droin
Just five month after the French president's historic visit to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolian President Khurelsukh Ukhnaa paid a state visit to France.
The Significance of French President Macron’s Visit to Sri Lanka
By Jayesh Khatu and Yatharth Thumar
In Sri Lanka, Macron continued his message that France is ready to uphold the sovereignty of island nations susceptible to the negative influence of China.
New Zealand and France: A Shared Ambition for the Indo-Pacific
By Marc Abensour
France “intends to pursue a cooperative and inclusive approach that respects the sovereignty of all, without following a logic of blocs.”
Can France’s Military Live Up to Its Ambitions in the Indo-Pacific?
By Sophie Perrot
France has sovereignty, citizens, and broader interests at stake in the region, but its military presence remains small and outdated.
French Polynesia and France’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
By Paco Milhiet
French Polynesia, with its strategic location and massive EEZ, will play a key role in France's Indo-Pacific policy.
France’s Defense Strategy in the Indo-Pacific
By Jérémy Bachelier and Eric Frécon
Boosting Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) cooperation to ensure security has become a key aim for France in the region.