CHRISTOPHER COKER International Affairs Department, London School of Economics

Christopher Coker is Professor of International Relations at the LSE, and Director of IDEAS, LSE’s foreign policy think tank. His publications include Men at War: what fiction has to tell us about conflict from the Iliad to Catch 22 (Hurst 2014); The Improbable War: China, the US and the logic of Great Power War (Hurst 2015); Future War (Polity 2016). His most recent book is The Rise of the Civilizational State (Polity, 2019). He is a former twice serving member of the Council of the Royal United Services Institute, a former NATO Fellow and a regular lecturer at Defence Colleges in the UK, US. Rome, Singapore, and Tokyo.