PBS NewsHour

How a new U.S. alliance is angering a longtime ally

Clip: 09/16/2021 | 6m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday tried to calm tensions with France over a new defense pact between the U.S., United Kingdom and Australia. Australia had scrapped a $40 billion submarine contract with France in favor of U.S. nuclear-powered subs. France's ambassador to the United States, Philippe Etienne, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Aired: 09/16/21

Rating: NR

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