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Mr Karl Dewey

Mr Karl Dewey

  • Researchers

Research Associate & Project Coordinator

Research subject areas

  • Conflict and security
  • International relations
  • International development
  • Politics

Contact details


Karl is a Research Associate and Project Coordinator at the Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS), which is based in the School of Security Studies at King's College London.

Until September 2019, Karl worked as a CBRN analyst for Jane’s, by IHS Markit – a publishing company specialising in aerospace and defence topics. At Jane’s, Karl specialised in nuclear and ballistic missile issues of Indian, Pakistani and North Korea; as well as the use of chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria since 2012.

He has MAs in terrorism studies, and non-proliferation studies from King’s College London.

Research Interest

  • Nuclear security culture
  • Preventing CBRN terrorism
  • Arms control and strategic stability
  • Assurance and deterrence
  • The impact of emerging technologies on deterrence
  • The nuclear and missile programmes of India, Pakistan and North Korea
  • The use of chemical weapons in Syria and Iraq since 2012


Dewey, Karl and Kelley, Robert. “Nuclear decay: Assessing replacement options for Israel’s ageing Dimona reactor” in Jane’s Intelligence Review, January 2019 issue.

Cartwright, John, Dewey, Karl, and Project Alpha. “Facility analysis: Golra Probable Khan Research Facility” in Jane’s Satellite Imagery Analysis, published 26 July 2018.

Dewey, Karl and Godfrey, Roderic. “Chemical Quandaries: Chemical weapons use in Syria divides international community” in Jane’s Intelligence Review, June 2018 issue.

Dewey, Karl, Evans, Alison, Kelley, Robert. and Schiller, Markus. “Provocative Strategy: North Korea bargains with nuclear diplomacy” in Jane’s Intelligence Review, November 2017 issue.

Cartwright, John, Dewey, Karl, and Project Alpha “Spin Strategy: Likely uranium facility identified in Pakistan” in Jane’s Intelligence Review, November 2016 issue.