Why the Australia-France submarine deal collapse was predictable

Romain Fathi

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Australia’s unilateral cancellation of its contract to purchase French submarines and sign up for the AUKUS security pact constitutes a slap in the face for French diplomacy – variously described as a “stab in the back” and a “betrayal” by French diplomats...
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 24 Sept 2021

Bibliographical note

Originally published in French. The Conversation: 21/9/2021


  • Australian foreign policy
  • submarines
  • France
  • United States of America
  • United Kingdom
  • China
  • Geopolitics


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