Mark Collins – The French Government’s Merchant of Death

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France’s salesman: The quiet minister who sold billions in subs and jets

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France’s salesman: The quiet minister who sold billions in subs and jets © Georges Gobet, AFP | French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, the man who finally found a foreign buyer for the Rafale fighter jet [more here], the pride of France’s armaments industry…

The latest deal is a whopper:

Big French Sub Win in Australia: Japan, Germany Lose

Très pragmatique, les français. Unlike Canadians in such matter most of the time, eh?

Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds

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