Research Fellow, Foreign Policy and Defence
Harry Halem is a Research Fellow in Foreign Policy and Defence. He specialises in grand and maritime strategy, defence industrial issues, and strategic history, particularly of British strategy from 1890 to 1945. Mr Halem holds an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and International Relations from the University of St Andrews, and a postgraduate degree in Political Theory from the London School of Economics, where he specialised in comparative intellectual history.
Download Publication Online Reader British strategy must go beyond preserving the status quo. This no longer exists. Two decades of Iranian expansion and regional turmoil (including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan) have produced a new and evolving balance of power that currently favours Iran. British policy objectives should include maintaining freedom of access to and movement through the Middle East’s maritime chokepoints, in coordination with allies the […]