Roland Lombardi


Roland Lombardi is an independent consultant and associate analyst with the JFC-Conseil analysis group. Doctor in History, he earned his thesis in 2015 at the Institute for Research and Studies on the Arab and Muslim World (IREMAM) in Aix-Marseille University. He is also an active member of the Euromed-IHEDN association. He is notably the author of  Israël au secours de l’Algérie française, l’État hébreu et la guerre d’Algérie : 1954-1962 (Éditions Prolégomènes, 2009, 2015), La guerre d'Algérie revisitée. New generations, new perspectives, under the direction of Aïssa Kadri, Moula Bouaziz and Tramor Quemeneur, (Éditions Karthala, 2015) and co-author of Gaz naturel, la nouvelle donne? (PUF, 2016).
He is a regular contributor to GlobalGeoNews, Atlantico, Huffpost Maghreb, Casbah Tribune (Algeria), Kapitalis (Tunisia) and Times of Israel (Israel), Econostrum. He is the author of articles and publications for the Revue de la Défense Nationale and the Middle East magazine. His notable publications: "What future for the army in the new Egypt", in the Middle East, No. 17, January 2013, "The resilience of the Damascus regime and Israeli perceptions of Syrian developments", in EurOrient, No. 41, May 2013, "Developments in the Syrian conflict: the Israeli vision" in Confluences Méditerranée No. 89, Spring 2014, "Israel and the new geopolitical situation in the Middle East. What new threats and opportunities? ", Geostrategic Issues in the Middle East, International Studies, HEI - Université de Laval (Canada), VOLUME XLVII, Nos 2-3, April 2017 and "Qatar Crisis: What if the real reasons were elsewhere? ", Les Cahiers de l'Orient, vol. 128, no. 4, 2017. He is a specialist in international relations, particularly in the Maghreb and Middle East region, as well as geopolitical, security and defence issues.