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Conversations with Strategy featuring Suzanne Raine on counter-terrorism - 10 December 2020

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Discussant: Dr Charlie Laderman, Lecturer in International History, Department of War Studies

Speaker: Suzanne Raine, Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Department of War Studies


'Conversations with Strategy' is an events series offering all War Studies students a unique opportunity to gain insights from some of our most prestigious visiting fellows. From former diplomats to intelligence analysts, journalists, civil servants and policymakers, visiting fellows will discuss their career journey, key tips, advice for success in their chosen profession and the lessons they’ve learned, and offer insights into contemporary strategic challenges.

This will be followed by a Q & A and conversation with students.



Suzanne Raine served in the Foreign Office from 1995-2019. This included postings in Poland, Iraq and Pakistan. She specialised in counter-terrorism, holding a number of senior domestic appointments including Head of the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre from 2015-2017 and Director Counter Terrorism from 2017-19. She was also a senior member of the UK government assessment community. She is now an Affiliate Lecturer at the Centre for Geopolitics at Cambridge University and a Trustee at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), the Imperial War Museum (IWM) and at Stop the Traffik, a charity aiming to disrupt human trafficking worldwide.


This event is part of the 'Conversations with Strategy' seminar series, that will offer students a unique opportunity to gain insights from the Department's distinguished visiting fellows..

Please register via Zoom, once registered attendees will receive an email confirming the joining details.

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10 December 2020

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