In the NewsJun 14, 2022
Grieco and Jourdain in World Politics Review: Democracy versus autocracy is the wrong framing for the war in Ukraine
By Atlantic Council
On June 14, Kelly Grieco and NRSF Marie Jourdain wrote in World Politics Review on why the wrong framing for the Ukraine War is democracy versus autocracy. They point out that while this strategic narrative has been very effective in mobilizing the United States, European Union, and other like-minded democracies, it has fallen flat in the rest of […]
Marie Jourdain is a visiting fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center. Before that, she worked for the French Ministry of Defense’s Directorate General for International Relations and Strategy. There, she served at the North America Desk, focusing on US defense policy with Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. She was particularly involved in fostering the US-France strategic defense talks. Her previous work experiences include countering illegal drug trafficking through regional cooperation in the Caribbean. She also served in the French Joint Staff on military cooperation with the United States and the United Kingdom.
While attaining her bachelor’s degree from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), she studied for a year at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. She holds a MA from Sciences Po in international security.