Thierry Tardy is Director of the Research Division at the NATO Defense College in Rome. Previously he held senior research and management positions at the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) in Paris, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), and the Foundation for Strategic Research in Paris. His fields of expertise include NATO’s policy and adaptation, the European Union Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), NATO-EU relations, the politics of crisis management, UN peace operations, and French security and defense policy. He has published six books and more than 100 articles or book chapters. His most recent book is French Interventions in Africa: Reluctant Multilateralism (Routledge, 2020), co-edited with Stefano Recchia.
- Peacekeeping Operations
- NATO and EU
- Security and Defence Policy
- Thierry Tardy, “COVID19: NATO in the Age of Pandemics,” NDC Research Paper 9 (NATO Defense College, May 2020).
- Stefano Recchia & Thierry Tardy, “French military operations in Africa: Reluctant multilateralism,” Journal of Strategic Studies 43:4 (2020): 473-481.
- Thierry Tardy, “France’s military operations in Africa: Between institutional pragmatism and agnosticism,” Journal of Strategic Studies 43:4 (2020): 534-559.
- Thierry Tardy, “Does European defence really matter? Fortunes and misfortunes of the Common Security and Defence Policy,” European Security 27:2 (2018): 119-137.
- Joachim A. Koops, Thierry Tardy, Norrie MacQueen & Paul D. Williams (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (Oxford University Press, 2015).