C'est fini: can the Australia-France relationship be salvaged after scrapping the sub deal?

Romain Fathi, Claire Rioult

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    Abstract

    French diplomatic language can be subtle. When Canberra announced its abrupt foreign policy change and unilateral decision to walk away from its contract with French submarine builder Naval Group, the French foreign affairs and defence ministers released a very short statement to “note” the “unfortunate decision”.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages5
    Specialist publicationThe Conversation
    PublisherThe Conversation
    Publication statusPublished - 17 Sep 2021

    Keywords

    • foreign policy
    • foreign affairs
    • economic retaliation
    • defence training
    • upskilling
    • France
    • Australia
    • submarine

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