FRS - Fondation pour la recherche stratégique



Director: Xavier Pasco

EuroMeSCo "liaison officer": Jean-François Daguzan

General Statement
The Foundation for Strategic Research is a non-profit independent think tank established in Paris since 1993. FRS is composed by a multidisciplinary team of 15 full-time researchers and a dozen of associated researchers.


The core missions of the Foundation for Strategic Research are:
• To carry out research on politico-military issues,
• To advise decision-makers through policy-oriented studies,
• To foster the debate on strategic issues by organizing public and closed events.


The FRS’s three main study areas are:
• Technological issues and security,
• Defence and security policies and doctrines,
• The nature of crises and conflicts.

Areas of work
• Defence & Security related issues
• Proliferation
• Space Studies
• Homeland Security and terrorism
• Military Policies
• Defence and Industries
• European Security
• American Strategy
• Regional approaches (Asia, Russia, etc.)
• Environment and security

Objectives of the Euromed/Middle East programme(s)
• To study the co-operative project in the Mediterranean and the Middle East Area
• To analyse the roots and processes of terrorism and Political violence
• To asset the Technology Policy around the Mediterranean
• To analyse the strategic consequences of environmental risks

Notes and dossiers on Arab revolt and Terrrorism (AQMI) on FRS Website :

Membership to other networks
EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

Practical information

4 bis rue des Pâtures
75016 Paris
Phone: +33 (0)1 43 13 77 77


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