STORY – To satisfy the Australians, France even offered to “re-evaluate” the contract and provide nuclear submarines.
Even former spies John le Carré and Ian Flemming, the creator of James Bond, could not have imagined such a scenario. On the other hand, they could have found a title for the so-called “Australian submarines“: The betrayal of the century. Its details, which tell of one of the biggest diplomatic scams to which France has ever been a victim, explain the level of anger, rarely seen for an ally, of the highest French officials. They also justify the “breach of trust»Evoked by Paris towards the United States and Australia. It should leave marks for a long time. Especially vis-à-vis Australia.
Act I, the conspiracy. It takes place in Canberra eighteen months ago around Scott Morrison, also known by his pseudonym “ScoMo”. It is he, the Australian Prime Minister, who is at the origin of the betrayal of the century. He who launched in March 2020, around a small nucleus of handpicked people, an alternative project to that of French submarines, which
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