Prof. Dr. Julian Lindley-French
Prof. Dr. Julian Lindley-French is a leading strategic analyst, author and commentator with several books to his name. He is Senior Fellow at the Institute of Statecraft, Director of Europa Analytica, an Honorary Fellow of the Strategy and Security Institute at the University of Exeter and a member of the Strategic Advisory Panel of General Sir Nick Houghton, Chief of the British Defence Staff. He was formerly a member of the Strategic Advisory Group of the Atlantic Council of the United States and has been appointed to three professorial chairs at the University of Leiden and the Netherlands Defence Academy. His blog, Lindley- French’s Blog Blast (www.lindleyfrench.blogspot.com), has a world-wide readership and is on the websites of several leading think-tanks. He is also a regular columnist for several leading newspapers. He is author of several books. The Oxford Handbook of War is regarded as a definitive anthology on war. In 2014 he published a new book entitled “Little Britain? Twenty-First Century Strategic Challenges for a Middling European Power” and Oxford University Press published the paperback edition of his Oxford Handbook. In 2015 Professor Lindley-French will publish a second edition of NATO: The Enduring Alliance for Routledge Press and is currently writing a book on Europe and strategy.