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Expanding the France-Vietnam Relationship
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.

The Ablyazov Affair: ‘Fraud on an Epic Scale’
February 23, 2018

The Ablyazov Affair: ‘Fraud on an Epic Scale’

By Stephen M. Bland
New rounds of litigation add to the opaque case of fugitive ex-Kazakh minister Mukhtar Ablyazov.
France in the Pacific: Growing Strategic Ties With Australia
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.

Japan and France: Slowly but Surely Moving Forward on Security Cooperation
February 06, 2017

Japan and France: Slowly but Surely Moving Forward on Security Cooperation

By Céline Pajon
Despite being geographically distant, France and Japan share a number of converging interests.

France Sets Kazakh Ex-Banker Free, Cancels Extradition Order
December 11, 2016

France Sets Kazakh Ex-Banker Free, Cancels Extradition Order

By Paolo Sorbello
Mukhtar Ablyazov, a staunch opponent of Kazakhstan's president, walks free after three years in a French prison.

What's Next in the Ablyazov Saga? French Court Set to Rule on Extradition
December 09, 2016

What's Next in the Ablyazov Saga? French Court Set to Rule on Extradition

By Catherine Putz
The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture warns that if Ablyazov is extradited to Russia, he will likely end up back in Kazakhstan.

Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
May 06, 2016

Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending

By Greg Austin
How grounded in strategic reality is the Australian government's decision to purchase 12 new submarines?
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
April 27, 2016

Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs

By Franz-Stefan Gady
How did the onetime frontrunner fail in its bid to build Australia’s next-generation submarine?

Did Japan Just Lose the Bid to Build Australia's New Subs?
April 21, 2016

Did Japan Just Lose the Bid to Build Australia's New Subs?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Australian government has allegedly ruled out Japan's sub bid, according to an Australian media report.

Has Germany Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs?
January 23, 2016

Has Germany Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A German bid is reportedly losing ground over technical concerns.

Energy Dominates Kazakhstan-Europe Relationship
November 06, 2015

Energy Dominates Kazakhstan-Europe Relationship

By Catherine Putz
Diversification is the buzzword, but in London and Paris deals still revolve around energy.
India-France Relations: Look to the Indian Ocean
June 04, 2015

India-France Relations: Look to the Indian Ocean

By Iskander Rehman
“At a grand strategic level, France and India’s interests in the Indian Ocean are closely aligned.”

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