The expected growth of France’s defense budget in 2017 is confirming a paradigm shift—the defense ministry has moved from “a culture of deflation” to a “culture of adaptation” as terrorist threats are fought in the Middle East in an effort requiring more military personnel and equipment. Other priorities include homeland security, intelligence and cyberdefense. The parliamentary vote on the 2017 budget is scheduled to occur before the end of 2016. Defense ...

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