Asia and the Pacific

Covering the region from Afghanistan to Australia we consider the economic, political, and military developments and their impact on global geopolitics and security, with the rising dominance of China and the nuclear threat posed by North Korea.




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Joe Byrne

Research Fellow

Open Source Intelligence and Analysis (OSIA)

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Jack Crawford

Research Fellow

Open Source Intelligence and Analysis (OSIA)

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Tom Keatinge

Director, CFS

Centre for Finance and Security

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Dr Neil Melvin

Director, International Security

International Security

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Wojciech Pawlus

Outreach and Implementation Manager

Centre for Finance and Security

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Chandana Seshadri

Research Analyst, Counter Proliferation Financing

Centre for Finance and Security

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Dr Philip Shetler-Jones

Senior Research Fellow, Indo-Pacific Security

International Security

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Gary Somerville

Research Fellow

Open Source Intelligence and Analysis (OSIA)

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Ino Terzi

Research Analyst

Open Source Intelligence and Analysis (OSIA)

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Emily Winterbotham

Director of Terrorism and Conflict Studies

Terrorism and Conflict

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Fellows


Dr Aaron Arnold

Senior Associate Fellow; Former member of the UN Panel of Experts for DPRK sanctions

Centre for Finance and Security

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Andrea Berger

Associate Fellow

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Dr Stephan Blancke

Associate Fellow - Expert in foreign espionage activities and intelligence services

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The Rt. Hon. Alistair Burt

Distinguished Fellow

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Andrew Cainey

Senior Associate Fellow; Founding Director of the UK National Committee on China

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Simon Chelton

Associate Fellow; Independent Consultant

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Emil Dall

Associate Fellow; Former CFCS Senior Research Fellow, RUSI

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Catherine Dill

Associate Fellow

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The Hon. Alexander Downer AC

Distinguished Fellow

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Dr Bates Gill

Senior Associate Fellow; Professor of Asia-Pacific Security Studies at Macquarie University, Australia

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Dr Myong-Hyun Go

Associate Fellow; Senior Research Fellow at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, Seoul, Korea

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Dr Jürgen Haacke

Associate Fellow; Associate Professor in International Relations at LSE

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Benedict Hamlyn

Associate Fellow

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Dr Sari Arho Havrén

Associate Fellow - Specialist in China’s foreign relations

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Dr Ashley Hess

Associate Fellow

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Isabel Hilton OBE

Senior Associate Fellow

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Professor Christopher Hughes

Senior Associate Fellow

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Kayla Izenman

Associate Fellow; Former CFCS Research Fellow, RUSI

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Paulina Izewicz

Associate Fellow

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Walter Ladwig

Associate Fellow; Senior Lecturer in International Relations, War Studies at KCL

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Sarah Lain

Associate Fellow

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Professor David Lewis

Senior Associate Fellow; Professor of Global Politics, University of Exeter

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Erin Lubowicz

Associate Fellow

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Clovis Meath Baker CMG OBE

Associate Fellow

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Dr Orzala Nemat

Senior Associate Fellow

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Allison Owen

Associate Fellow - Expert in cryptocurrency and counter-proliferation finance

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Raffaello Pantucci

Senior Associate Fellow

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Charles Parton OBE

Senior Associate Fellow

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Professor Alessio Patalano

Senior Associate Fellow; Professor of War and Strategy in East Asia, War Studies, KCL

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Tom Plant

Senior Associate Fellow

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Dr Samuel Ramani

Associate Fellow; Tutor of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford

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Jonathan Rugman

Senior Associate Fellow

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Henry Sanderson

Associate Fellow

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Juan Pablo Toro

Senior Associate Fellow; Executive Director of AthenaLab, Chile

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Cristina Varriale

Associate Fellow

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Tim Willasey-Wilsey CMG

Senior Associate Fellow

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Amy Woolf

Senior Associate Fellow

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Navigating the Indo-Pacific Programme

Meeting the Challenge of China in the Indo-Pacific

Transatlantic Dialogue on China

Russia Navigating the Indo-Pacific

Project Sandstone

North Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Capabilities

Assessing North Korea’s Chemical Weapons Capability

Non-traditional security issues and North Korea

Examining the Threat of North Korean Onwards Proliferation

CPF Technical Assistance Programme

Proliferation Financing Risk Assessment

UK - Australia Track 1.5 Bilateral Dialogue

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