Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik

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Consent, Dissent, Misunderstandings

The Problem Landscape of Franco-German Defense Industrial Cooperation

Defense industrial cooperation between Germany and France is beset by difficulties. In a series of interviews, government and industrial stakeholders from both countries have described the differences and misperceptions concerning the strategic political framework, defense exports, and defense industrial policies. These interviews have resulted in a problem landscape which can help stakeholders find solutions.