Anthony Tucker-Jones is a former Defence Intelligence Officer and a widely published expert on regional conflicts and counter-terrorism. He is author of over a dozen books including the Rise of Militant Islam and is security and terrorism correspondent for intersec - The Journal of International Security. He has freelanced for Channel 4 News and writes regular analysis for Defencemanagement.com and Publicserviceeurope.com. He holds an MA in International Relations and Strategic Studies. For further information his website can be found at www.atuckerjones.com.