Nicolas GOSSET

Researcher of the Centre for Security and Defence Studies



Graduated in Political Sciences and holder of both a postgraduate degree in Political Sociology and an advanced studies degree in Population and Development Sciences from the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Nicolas Gosset is the Asia/Eurasia researcher at the RHID’s Centre for Security and Defence Studies, expert on Russia, the former Soviet worlds and the Eurasian geopolitical dynamics. Read more


Russian security and defence policies, transformation of the military tool, developments in the armaments industry; Russia’s foreign policy, in particular its positioning in Europe and its Asian relations ;
Geopolitics of the Eurasian area in a broad sense ;
Russia-China relations ;
Transnational flows, regional cooperation and security architecture in the former Soviet Union ;
Caucasian, Central and South Asian states in the international relations ;
The Afghan conflict and the Afghanistan–Pakistan jihadist connection ;
Post-conflict reconstruction and risk governance in the “fragile states”.