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James Rogers

James Rogers is Co-Founder and Director of Research at the Council on Geostrategy, where he specialises in geopolitics and British strategic policy. He is also Editor of Britain’s World, the Council on Geostrategy’s online magazine. Previously, he held positions at the Henry Jackson Society, the Baltic Defence College, RAND Europe, and the European Union Institute for Security Studies.

His commentary has been carried in the global media and he has been invited to give oral evidence at the Foreign Affairs, Defence, and International Development committees in the Houses of Parliament. His research has been cited and endorsed by the serving British prime minister, and he has worked on research projects for the British and French ministries of defence. He holds an MPhil in Contemporary European Studies from the University of Cambridge and an award-winning BSc Econ (Hons) in International Politics and Strategic Studies from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

James Rogers

Australia’s Defence Strategic Review: Lessons for Britain

James Rogers draws lessons for the United Kingdom’s ongoing refresh of the Defence Command Paper from Australia’s new Defence Strategic Review

Russia’s war against Ukraine: Five implications for Britain

James Rogers investigates some of the implications of Russia’s war against Ukraine for the United Kingdom

Extending the Integrated Review: Renewing the national powerbase

James Rogers argues that the next Integrated Review process should be extended to cover the development of the national powerbase

Britain: Europe’s challenger power on Ukraine

Prof. Richard G. Whitman and James Rogers analyse Britain’s decision to equip Ukraine’s armed forces with Challenger 2 tanks

Towards the Sunak doctrine?

James Rogers reviews the speech on foreign policy Prime Minister Rishi Sunak gave to the Lord Mayor’s Banquet on 28th November 2022

What matters for the ‘update’ of the Integrated Review?

James Rogers argues that the ‘update’ to the Integrated Review needs to focus on long-term geopolitical objectives

James Rogers explains the significance of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

Our Director of Research is interviewed by National World and explains the significance of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

James Rogers discusses the importance of the Kerch Bridge explosion in Crimea

Our Director of Research is interviewed by National World and discusses the impact of the Ukrainian strike on the Kerch Bridge

Why Britain should support the European Political Community

James Rogers and Professor Richard G. Whitman argue that Britain should embrace the 'European Political Community' and attempt to shape it

James Rogers discusses Ukraine’s counter-offensive in the east

Our Director of Research is interviewed by National World, providing insight into Ukraine's counter-offensive and what it means for Russia