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Suzanne Raine

Suzanne Raine

Affiliated Lecturer


Suzanne Raine worked for 24 years in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on foreign policy and national security issues. This included postings in Poland, Iraq and Pakistan. She specialised in counter-terrorism, holding a number of senior domestic appointments.  She was also a senior member of the UK government assessment community.  Suzanne has an MA in History from Cambridge.

Research Interests

Her current academic interests are in the history and evolution of counter terrorism and the interaction between counter terrorist and other geopolitical interests in policy-making.  She is also interested in the structures and practice of UK government analysis and its contribution to policy-making.  She is based at the Centre of Geopolitics and Grand Strategy.