Research fellow, coordinator of the Security Studies Center and head of the Deterrence and Proliferation program
Holding a PhD in Political Science from the Université Jean Moulin (Lyon 3), Corentin Brustlein taught Strategic Thought at Sciences Po Paris (M.A. International Affairs), as well as International relations theory (B.A. in Political Science) and International security (M.A. in Political Science) at Jean Moulin University of Lyon.
Corentin Brustlein joined Ifri in 2008 as a Research fellow in Ifri's Security Studies Center as well as in its civil-military Defense Research Unit (LRD), where he works on U.S. defense policy, military transformation and adaptation, contemporay military operations, nuclear postures and missile defense.
Corentin Brustlein is also the editor of one of the Security Studies Center's electronic series, Proliferation Papers, and blogs at Ultima Ratio.
France’s current presidential campaign has created an unprecedented situation fuelled by revelations and a total absence of restraint, but it has not truly taken account of the disruptions of the last year: Brexit, the attempted coup in Turkey, the election of Donald Trump, the recapturing of...
The ability to penetrate remote and contested theaters of operation is a crucial asset for any expeditionary military power.
Le monde selon Trump. Anticiper la nouvelle politique étrangère américaine Études de l'Ifri, November 2016
What will become of US foreign policy under Donald Trump? A selection of Ifri researchers has come together to offer their thoughts on this question. Our experts cover an array of topics through 14 contributions, ranging from the future Sino-American relations, through US engagement in the...
Maîtriser la puissance de feu. Un défi pour les forces terrestres. Focus stratégique, No 61, September 2015
Over the last few decades, in order to limit the risk of collateral damage, tailoring the effects of firepower has become a main concern for Western armed forces.
Conventionalizing Deterrence? U.S. Prompt Strike Programs and Their Limits. Proliferation Papers, No. 52, January 2015
About a decade ago, the U.S. started to examine options to develop and acquire Conventional Prompt Global Strike capabilities. This move fits in an effort to conventionalize deterrence, an effort initiated decades before and undertaken for profound and diverse motives. Although it has been...