Nathan Bailleux

Nathan Bailleux

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Nathan Bailleux is a PhD student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Cincinnati.

His previous research includes a thesis presented to Lille Catholic University in fulfillment of the thesis requirement for the degree of Master in International Relations. This thesis was written under the supervision of Dr. Emmanuel Lincot and Dr. Emmanuel Meneut. 
The title of the thesis was: « The overlapping of the conventional and nuclear security dilemmas between India and Pakistan following the 2002 nuclear alert: Dynamics of a rivalry between India, Pakistan, and China ». 

His research interests include international relations theory, international security, and military doctrine. He specializes in national and international security studies, South Asian security, and technology and politics. Within these fields, his research covers two main areas: India's military effectiveness from a comparative perspective and the study of the India-Pakistan-China triangle from a realist perspective.


MA: Université Catholique de Lille, 2020 (International Relations)

BA: Université d'Artois, Arras, 2018 (History)

Research and Practice Interests

International Relations Theory
International Security
Military History
India-Pakistan Security Dilemma
India-China Security Dilemma
The Rise of China


Electronic Journal

Nathan Bailleux (2019. ) The bear, the dragon, and the Islamists: Russia and China ambiguous stances with regard to the Islamist militancy threat . Asia Focus, (115 ) ,

Nathan Bailleux (2019. ) Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan: a new epicenter of Islamist terrorism in Central Asia? The Case of the IMU (Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan) and Its Networks . Asia Focus, ( 98 ) ,

Nathan Bailleux (2019. ) Book Review: Planning to Fail: The U.S. Wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan by James H. Lebovic . IRIS: The French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs, (Oxford University Press, 246 p. ) ,