Strategic Insights Editorial Team

Strategic Insights Editorial Team

Editors in Chief

Dr Alistair D. B. Cook  is Coordinator of the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Programme and Senior Fellow at the Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies (NTS Centre), S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. His research interests focus geographically on the Asia-Pacific and Myanmar in particular and thematically on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR), foreign policy and regional cooperation.

Caitríona Heinl is Executive Director at The Azure Forum for Contemporary Security Strategy and Adjunct Research Fellow at the School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin. She has over ten years’ experience within research, academic and consulting environments specialising in international security and defence.

Caitríona Heinl
Managing Editor 

Neil Dee is a Research Associate and Deputy Lead for Operations at the Azure Forum for Contemporary Security Strategy. He has an MA in International Relations (Global Conflict in the Modern Era specialisation) from Leiden University where he graduated Cum Laude. He is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin with a BA (Honours) in History and Political Science. His research interests include strategy, airpower, operational art, and counterinsurgency.

Neil Dee
Visual Editor 

Ian O’ Connor  is the Azure Forum student fellow for the year 2021-2022. He recently completed an MA in Peace & Security Studies (Excellent) at the University of Hamburg. His research interests include strategy, non-proliferation and arms control.

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