French Defense Policy Under President Macron: 2017-2021

01/07/2024

French Defense Policy Under President Macron: 2017-2021 provides a detailed look at the evolution of defense capabilities and policies under President Macron during his first term.

Robbin Laird last published a reader on French defense policy at the end of the Cold War.

Obviously, much has changed since then and this book highlights how the latest French government has reset its defense policy as the Russians are back and the Chinese have stepped up their global game, and the alliance has changed fundamentally.

As Professor Kenneth Maxwell notes in the forward to the book: “This book a comprehensive examination of the trials and tribulations and the success and failures and the illusions and delusions of Macron’s foreign and defense policies during his first term as France’s president. It is essential reading.” .