Pascal Boniface


Founding Director, French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs (IRIS)

Professor of international relations in the “Institut d’Etudes européennes” (Institute for European Studies) in the University of Paris-8. Director of the quarterly journal “La Revue internationale et stratégique” (International and strategic review) since 1991, and the Editor of “L’Année stratégique” (Strategic Yearbook) since 1985.

He has published or edited more than sixty books dealing with International Relations, Nuclear Deterrence and Disarmament, European Security, French International Policy, Sport in the International Relations and also on the conflict in the Middle East and its impact in France. Several books have become classics, reissued on a regular basis and translated in several languages. Pascal Boniface publishes articles in international and strategic reviews, is regularly present in the national and international media, written or audiovisual, and takes part in many conferences in France and abroad.


Media and Pundits Play a Special Role in Stopping Terror
This is the tragic responsibility of the media and public commentators. Collective reflection is essential. It must be also asked whether the importance given to terrorism is not excessive.

Pascal Boniface
Macron and French National Interests
The new president of France will follow the French national interests and in this connection he has to keep good working relations with Putin. We saw this already with Sarkozy and Hollande. Becoming