Dr Emmanuel Karagiannis is a Reader in International Security at King’s College London’s Department of Defence Studies. He was educated in the UK (King’s College London, Hull, Reading, London South Bank) and the USA (University of Pennsylvania). He held research positions in Oxford University, U.S Military Academy at West Point, London School of Economics, Princeton University, Yale University, and Columbia University. He has published extensively on terrorism, political Islam, energy geopolitics, and Russian foreign policy.