Thierry TARDY

Thierry Tardy (FR) is Director of the Research Division at the NATO Defense College (Rome). He was previously Senior Analyst at the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) in Paris and Senior Fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). 

His fields of expertise include crisis management and peace operations (European Union, NATO, UN, African Union), the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), inter-institutional cooperation in crisis management, French security and defense policy.

He has published six books and more than 100 articles or book chapters. His recent publications include: ‘The EU and NATO: The Essential Partners’ (ed. with G. Lindström), NDC Research Paper, no. 5, NATO Defense College, Sept. 2019 ; ‘European defence: what impact for NATO?’, NDC Policy Brief, no. 5, NATO Defense College, Dec. 2018; ‘The internal nature of the Alliance’s cohesion’, NDC Policy Brief, no. 1, NATO Defense College, Oct. 2018; ‘Permanent Structured Cooperation: What’s in a name?’, Chaillot Paper, no. 142, EUISS, Nov. 2017 (with A. Missiroli and D. Fiott); The Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (Oxford University Press, 2015, 908 p., coedited with J. Koops, N. McQueen, P. Williams) ; ‘CSDP in action. What contribution to international security?’, Chaillot Papers, no. 134, EUISS, Paris, 2015; ‘Recasting EU Civilian Crisis Management’ (ed.), Report, no. 32, EUISS, Paris, 2017.

Thierry Tardy holds a PhD in Political Science. He has taught at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEID, Geneva), the War College in Paris, the Sorbonne, the Paris School of International Affairs (Sciences Po) and the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations (INALCO, Paris).