Caroline D. Rose

Caroline Rose has a Masters of Science (MSc) in the History of International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Just before joining GPF she served as a Research Associate for LSE’s International Drug Policy Unit (IDPU), where she researched the nexus between illicit economies and armed insurgencies. She earned her undergraduate degree from American University's School of International Service and has worked previously at both Brookings Institute and the Atlantic Council. Her studies and projects at these institutions covered a range of topics, from Russian and Chinese cyber warfare, evolving American interest within a changing international order, and grand security strategies against state-led revisionism in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and the Pacific. Throughout she's written for a diverse array of publications including Limes in Italy.

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What We’re Reading: The Exceptional and the Unexceptional

American War By Omar El Akkad I almost don’t want to describe the backdrop of “American War” because it may be triggering for American readers and distract from the book’s message....

Turkey’s Navy: Searching for an Edge in the Mediterranean

It seems that in every corner of the Middle East, Turkey has inserted itself in one way or another. In northern Iraq and Syria, it’s trying to establish buffer...

What We’re Reading: Failures of Western Democracy and Iranian Resiliency

Angrynomics By Eric Lonergan and Mark Blyth One of today’s great questions is how to explain what’s happened to Western democratic politics in recent years – Donald Trump’s election, Brexit and...

Turkey and Iraq Tread Carefully in Kurdistan

Last week, a Turkish drone strike allegedly targeting a convoy of the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, an insurgent group based in northern Iraq and Turkey, killed two high-ranking...

Lebanon’s Breaking Point

Roughly this time last year, I spent a week in Beirut for field research. I was there to learn about drug markets, specifically how drugs make their way into...

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