Sunday, 21 July 2019

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Editor-in-Chief
James Rogers is Editor-in-Chief of The British Interest and Director of the Global Britain Programme at the Henry Jackson Society in London. Previously, he was Director of the Department of Political and Strategic Studies at the Baltic Defence College in Tartu, Estonia. He holds a BScEcon (Hons) from Aberystwyth University and an MPhil from the University of Cambridge.
Alan Mendoza
Publisher
Dr Alan Mendoza is Publisher of The British Interest and Executive Director of the Henry Jackson Society. He holds a BA, MPhil and PhD from the University of Cambridge.
John Hemmings
Contributing Editor
Dr John Hemmings is Contributing Editor for the Indo-Pacific for The British Interest and Deputy Director of Research at the Henry Jackson Society. He holds an BA from the University of Cardiff, an MA from King's College, London and a PhD from the London School of Economics.
Rakib Ehsan
Contributing Editor
Dr Rakib Ehsan is a Contributing Editor for National Cohesion for The British Interest and Research Fellow in the Centre on Radicalisation and Terrorism at the Henry Jackson Society. He holds a BA, MA and PhD from Royal Holloway, University of London.
Thomas Peak
Curator, Telegram Series
Dr Thomas Peak is also the Curator of the Telegram Series for The British Interest. He is also Research and Outreach Officer at the Engelsberg Programme for Applied History at the Forum on Geopolitics at the University of Cambridge. He holds a BA from Queen Mary, University of London, an MA from the University of Oxford, and a PhD from Central European University.
Andrew Foxall
Contributing Editor
Dr Andrew Foxall is Contributing Editor for Russia and Eurasia for The British Interest and Director of Research at the Henry Jackson Society. He holds a BA, MPhil and DPhil from the University of Oxford.
Nikita Malik
Contributing Editor
Nikita Malik is Contributing Editor for Terrorism and Extremism at The British Interest and Director of the Centre on Radicalisation and Terrorism at the Henry Jackson Society. She holds an MA and MSc from the University of Oxford and an MSc from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
Paul Stott
Contributor
Dr Paul Stott is a Research Fellow in the Centre on Radicalisation and Terrorism at the Henry Jackson Society, and a Tutor in the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS University of London.
Jeremy Hutton
Contributor
Jeremy Hutton is a Policy Analyst at the Taxpayers’ Alliance. He holds an MA in International Relations from the University of York.
David Sanchez
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David Sanchez is a graduate of the University of Lancaster, where he read for a degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies. His interests include military history and the history of Gibraltar. He currently lives in Gibraltar.
Brendan Simms
Senior Writer
Prof Brendan Simms is the Director of the Forum on Geopolitics, University of Cambridge, and the author of ‘Three Victories and a defeat: The rise and fall of the First British Empire, 1714-1783’ (London, 2007), and ‘Britain’s Europe: A thousand years of conflict and cooperation’ (London, 2016).
Naman Habtom-Desta
Naman Habtom-Desta is the Senior Vice-President of the Cambridge Middle East and North Africa Forum. He is also a freelance writer who focuses on international affairs and security policy.
Martin Todd
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Martin Todd is a PhD candidate at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge and an active member of the Forum on Geopolitics. From 2016 to 2018 he was the Assistant Head of the Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict.
Bob Seely
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Bob Seely MBE is the Member of Parliament for the Isle of Wight. He is also a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the House of Commons.
Rian Whitton
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Rian Whitton is a Researcher in Strategic Technologies at ABI Research, where he focuses on Robotics, Automation, and Intelligent Systems. He holds an MA in Science and Security from King’s College, London and a BA in History and Politics from the University of Sheffield.
Andrew Lambert
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Andrew Lambert is Laughton Professor of Naval History at Kings College, London, where he directs the Laughton Naval Unit. He is also a member of the Royal Historical Society. His latest book is ‘Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict that Made the Modern World’ (New Haven, 2018).
Philip Shetler-Jones
Dr Philip Shetler-Jones is an Honorary Research Fellow at the White Rose East Asia Centre at the University of Sheffield. The ideas expressed here are not representative of any organisation but only reflect a personal point of view.
Robert Clark
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Robert Clark is a postgraduate student at the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. Previously, he was a Research Assistant at the Henry Jackson Society and served with the British Army (2007-2016), where he undertook operational tours of Iraq and Afghanistan.
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