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New Caledonia Unrest Is a Wake-up Call for US Strategists

New Caledonia Unrest Is a Wake-up Call for US Strategists

By Lyle Goldstein
The recent uprising in the French territory, once an essential bastion of U.S. power projection, holds deeper meaning for strategists.

New Caledonia Police Detain 11, Including Independence Leader, Following Revolt Against French Rule

New Caledonia Police Detain 11, Including Independence Leader, Following Revolt Against French Rule

By Associated Press
Those detained are suspected of having a role in the deadly violence that wracked the archipelago starting in mid-May.
Macron Suspends Voting Reform That Sparked Violence in New Caledonia

Macron Suspends Voting Reform That Sparked Violence in New Caledonia

By Associated Press
Violence flared on May 13 over the government’s attempt to change voting lists in the French Pacific territory, which Indigenous Kanaks say would marginalize their voices.

France’s Faux Pacific Power: The Colonial Reality in New Caledonia

France’s Faux Pacific Power: The Colonial Reality in New Caledonia

By Jeffrey Reeves
In terms of France’s broader Indo-Pacific engagement, the strategic implications of the New Caledonia uprising are profound both for Paris and its Western-aligned allies.

In Riot-Stricken New Caledonia, French President Says He Won’t Rush Through Voting Reforms

In Riot-Stricken New Caledonia, French President Says He Won’t Rush Through Voting Reforms

By Claire Rush and John Leicester
After meetings with both Indigenous Kanaks and the pro-Paris camp, Macron laid out a roadmap that he said could lead to another referendum for the territory.

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New Caledonia Riots: The Azerbaijan Factor

New Caledonia Riots: The Azerbaijan Factor

By Ben Dubow
Supporting separatism in France’s overseas territories has become a top priority as Baku seeks to punish France for its longtime sympathy for Armenia.

What’s Behind the Deadly Riots in New Caledonia?

What’s Behind the Deadly Riots in New Caledonia?

By Adrian Muckle
The violent unrest in New Caledonia is alarming. Sadly, the island territory is no stranger to violence.
Violence Rages in New Caledonia as France Rushes Emergency Reinforcements to Its Pacific Territory

Violence Rages in New Caledonia as France Rushes Emergency Reinforcements to Its Pacific Territory

By Barbara Surk and Alex Turnbull
France imposed a state of emergency for the first time since 1985 as protests against voting reforms morphed into violence.

France Imposes Curfew in New Caledonia After Protests Turn Violent

France Imposes Curfew in New Caledonia After Protests Turn Violent

By Associated Press
The unrest started as French lawmakers debated voting reforms opposed by the indigenous Kanak people, who have long sought independence.

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