AUKUS, the new trilateral security partnership between Australia, the US, and the UK, in effect since September 15, was sealed at the expense of French diplomacy. France’s plan to sell a major submarine defense contract to Australia went to waste. Beyond the commercial stakes involved in this decision, the emerging military alliance underscores the extent to which the world's focus shifted to China. Several experts from the Institut Montaigne have been mobilized to provide their analysis of this "submarine crisis”.
France, America and the Indo-Pacific after AUKUS
Analysis by Bruno Tertrais
France was violently shaken on Thursday, September 15, as it heard about the new US-Australia strategic partnership.
AUKUS: Can the Franco-American Relationship Be Repaired?
Analysis by Michel Duclos
Has the new AUKUS partnership damaged Franco-US relations beyond repair?
The Submarine Deal: What it Says About the US, What it Means for Europe
Analysis by Maya Kandel
There are three things we need to understand about the US and its AUKUS move.
Australia And The Future of Deterrence Against China
Analysis by Mathieu Duchâtel
Australia is acquiring SSNs. How will this new strategy of deterrence against China affect security?
AUKUS, a Golden Opportunity for “Global Britain”?
Analysis by Georgina Wright
AUKUS has been greeted with anger across France. This led to France recalling its ambassadors from Canberra and Washington D.C. Interestingly, however, France did not recall its ambassador from London. Why is that?