Murielle Delaporte

By Robbin Laird

A defense analyst based in Paris, France, and Arlington, Virginia (USA),  she has worked in the French government and various think tanks both in France and the United States.

She received her training at Sciences Po and Sorbonne in Paris and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

She has published several books and articles in French on defense and strategic issues, as well as being a regular contributor to both Breaking Defense and Front Line Defence.

She is the Editor-in-Chief of  Opérationnels, a leading edge French defense magazine.

She has provided global reporting from Canada, the United States, Djibouti, the Middle East, and Africa.

She is a foreign correspondent and regular contributor for Breaking Defense as well.

Diplômée de l’Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, de la Sorbonne (DEA sciences politiques/défense) et de Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. (Masters in Government/security studies)

Travaille depuis plus de trente ans en France et aux Etats-Unis comme analyste de défense

Depuis 2009 : fondatrice et rédactrice en chef du magazine Soutien Logistique Défense – devenu en 2014 Operationnels SLDS – et des sites associés et


Exemples de contributions pour :

Ouvrages :

  • “Nicaragua-Etats-Unis: le bras de fer”, Stratégique, Fondation pour les Etudes de Défense Nationale, Paris, 1986 
  • L’armée rouge face à la Perestroïka, co-publication avec Thierry Malleret, Editions Complexe, Bruxelles, 1991
  • “Bill Clinton’s new Crusades”, in Deutsch-Amerikanische Beziehungen . Jahrbuch 2/ German-American Relations Yearbook 2, Eds: James Cooney, Wolfgang-Uwe Friedrich, Gerald Kleinfeld, Beate Lindemann, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt/New York, 1994
  • L’Amérique à la croisée de l’Histoire: cinquante ans de politique étrangère américaine (1945 – 1995), Editions Complexe, Bruxelles, 1995
  • “Towards a Redefinition of Post-Cold War French National Interests”,in Deutsch-Amerikanische Beziehungen . Jahrbuch 3, Eds: Cooney, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt/New York, 1995