The French Strategy for the Indo-Pacific
Paper series - Europe in the Indo-Pacific Hub
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.
Edited by Paul van Hooft - The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS)