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.

13 May 2022

James Rogers on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and what happens next

Our Director of Research discusses the current state of play with Russia's invasion with Times Radio Breakfast Show host Jenny Kleeman
21 February 2022

‘Global Britain’: The European security activist

James Rogers and Professor Richard Whitman explain the growing role 'Global Britain' is playing in European security
13 May 2022

James Rogers on the continued Russian build-up on Ukraine’s border

Our Director of Research discusses the continued presence of Russian military forces on Ukraine's border as the West predicts invasion
6 April 2022

A new European triumvirate: Plurilateralism in action

James Rogers explores the geopolitical implications of a new ‘trilateral’ agreement between the United Kingdom, Ukraine and Poland
2 February 2022

AUKUS: Strategic drivers and geopolitical implications

James Rogers analyses the strategic drivers and geopolitical implications of the AUKUS agreement between Australia, Britain and the United States
21 January 2022

James Rogers on the likelihood of another Russian invasion of Ukraine

Our Director of Research discusses the chances of Russia again invading Ukraine as tensions in Eastern Europe continue to build
16 December 2021

The poverty of American ‘Indo-Pacificism’

James Rogers explains how the United Kingdom should respond to the American geostrategic approach of ‘Indo-Pacificism’ and deter Russia
8 December 2021

James Rogers talks Nord Stream II on LBC Radio

Our Director of Research discusses the geopolitical implications of Nord Stream II and what role Britain should play in Eastern Europe
22 March 2022

The Black Sea region: Beyond NATO

Prof. Mark Galeotti, Dr Alexander Lanoszka and James Rogers provide a number of proposals to enhance security in the Black Sea region
18 November 2021

It’s time for a new British vision for Europe

Viktorija Starych-Samuolienė and James Rogers argue that Britain needs a new vision to uphold the defence of Europe in a more competitive age