Paul Cornish (Author) Paul Cornish was educated at the University of St. Andrews and the London School of Economics. He then served in the British Army (Royal Tank Regiment) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office before completing his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge. He is currently research group director for Defence, Security & Infrastructure at RAND Europe in Cambridge. Kingsley Donaldson (Author) Kingsley Donaldson is a retired Army officer. He read Irish Studies at Queens University Belfast, majoring on Irish history and politics and the development of terrorism in Northern Ireland. He has served on operations in a number of European and Middle Eastern countries in various roles that span from countering weapons of mass destruction through to negotiating with armed groups in Iraq. He is the Director of the Causeway Institute for Peace-building Conflict Resolution International.
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