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Professor Julian Lindley-French

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Julian Lindley-French PhD MA (Dist.), MA (Oxon.)

Julian Lindley-French is a leading strategic analyst, author and commentator who has been appointed to three professorial chairs, has seven books to his name and has written many articles and reports. He is currently Senior Fellow at the Institute of Statecraft London, Director of Europa Analytica, Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at the National Defense University in Washington, a member of the Strategic Advisory Group at the Atlantic Council in Washington, Visiting Programme Director at Wilton Park, Honorary Fellow of the Strategy and Security Institute at the University of Exeter. He is also a Member of the Strategic Advisory Panel of the UK Chief of Defence Staff.

His blog, Lindley-French’s Blog Blast (www.lindleyfrench.blogspot.com), has a world-wide readership. The Oxford Handbook of War (Oxford University Press) is regarded as a definitive compendium on the subject and the paperback version was published in March 2014. In January 2014 he published a new e-book entitled “Little Britain? Twenty-First Century Strategic Challenges for a Middling European Power” (www.amazon.com) which considers British strategy and policy options. A second edition paperback version of the book will be published in September 2014. He is currently completing a new book on NATO for Routledge.

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ResPublica’s submission to CMA

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ResPublica’s Response to the Autumn Budget 2018

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ResPublica Response to changes to the National Planning Policy Framework

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