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HSC Senior Fellow comments on the future of the British Army in Europe

July 13, 2018

Dr Rowan Allport, an HSC Senior Fellow, has had a commentary piece examining the future of the British Army in Europe published in the Defense Post. In it, he examines current plans for the withdrawal of UK combat units from Germany in 2019, and explores options for maintaining a presence in light of the renewed Russian threat. The full article can be found here.

Image: A British Army soldier during an exercise in Germany (MoD/Crown Copyright)

About Rowan Allport

Dr Rowan Allport is a Deputy Director who leads the HSC's Security and Defence team. Rowan holds a PhD in Politics and a MA in Conflict, Governance and Development from the University of York, as well as a BA (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Hull. Specialising in strategic analysis and international security, Rowan's primary areas of interest lie in the defence issues in and around the NATO region, interstate conflict and US foreign policy discourse. He is also the lead author of HSC's recent ‘Fire and Ice: A New Maritime Strategy for NATO’s Northern Flank’ report. Rowan's publication credits include articles and commentary in Foreign Policy, The Diplomat, The Hill, DefenseOne, RealClearDefense, The Strategist, UK Defence Journal, Politics.co.uk and The National Interest. He has previously worked as a lobbyist for the Whitehouse Consultancy in Westminster, and as a Senior Analyst for RAND Europe's Security, Defence and Infrastructure team.