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The French Strategy for the Indo-Pacific

04 Sep 2023 - 11:13
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The French Strategy for the Indo-Pacific and the issue of European cooperation

P resident Macron’s speech at the Garden Island naval base in Australia in May 2018 was a major milestone towards the integration of the Indo-Pacific concept in the French national and international policies. France’s orientation in the Indo-Pacific region is therefore consistent with its global strategy: to act as a balancing power able to promote stability and peace in the context of growing tensions and global re-armament.


The authors

Nicolas Mazzucchi

Edited by Paul van Hooft - The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS)