Directeur de l'Ifri

Expertise :

  • espace post-soviétique
  • questions énergétiques
  • questions de sécurité
  • questions numériques.



Marie Curie Fellow au Department of War Studies du King’s College (2003-2004), Visiting Fellow à l’Institut d’études de sécurité de l’Union européenne (2003), chercheur associé à l’Ifri (2002-2003), Lavoisier Fellow à l’Institut d’Etat des relations internationales de Moscou (2001), Thomas Gomart est docteur en histoire des relations internationales (Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne) et diplômé EMBA (HEC Paris). 

Il a été directeur du développement stratégique de l'Ifri de septembre 2010 à mars 2015 et a créé le Centre Russie/NEI dont il a été le directeur de 2004 à 2013.

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The visit by French President Nicolas Sarkozy to Russia (October 2007) and the future French Presidency of the European Union (in the second half of 2008) call for a reflection on Franco-Russian relations and their structure within the broader framework of Russia-Europe relations. In the...


This article has been published for the first time in the 1:2006 issue of Politique étrangère.Abstract

A close study of what is a wide reaching foreign policy leads to a number of contradictory conclusions. It is necessary to acknowledge that Vladimir Putin,...


In this original book, ten key experts explore four main themes: EU-Russia relationship background; energy security and its implications on Russian foreign policy and the European market; implementation of international norms by Russia; and security issues in the Caucasus and Central Asia.


L'évaluation de la politique russe de Paris est nourrie d'interprétations contradictoires d'une Russie qui ne peut être vue ni comme une démocratie de type " gaulliste ", ni comme un régime " tchékiste ". Le bilatéralisme de la " relation privilégiée " atteint d'évidentes limites. La France...


France"s Russia policy is at the end of an arc that began in 1998. At that time, France and Germany paired with Russia diplomatically in what is known as the Yekaterinburg Triangle, named after the Russian city where it was initially formed, to accommodate Russia"s unique position in Europe...


While the EU conceives its neighborhood via regional policies, Russia sees it in terms of geopolitics. A large part of the misunderstanding which prevails on both sides concerning the 'Common Space for External Security' stems from the clash between these different mental maps. By examining...


Few regional areas have stimulated as much interest and speculations as Russia and the New Independent States.Emerging from the transition years through different ways, these countries are facing individual as well as joint challenges. In this original book, eleven key experts explore the...

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