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Why France is apoplectic with rage at Australia's submarine betrayal

Act of duplicity shatters Paris' Anglo-American partnership in Asia

| Southeast Asia
Pictured at the Elysee Palace in June, Australian Prime Minister Scott made no mention to French President Emmanuel Macron of Canberra's pursuit of a nuclear submarine deal with the U.K. and the U.S.   © AP

Louis Raymond is a French journalist. He was previously attached to the French consulate-general in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.

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