Prof. Julian Lindley-French

Prof. Lindley-French is a leading strategic analyst and Director of Europa Analytica. Formerly Eisenhower Professor of Defence Strategy at the Netherlands Defense Academy, he is a member of the Strategic Advisory Group of the Atlantic Council of the United States, the Strategic Advisory Panel of General Sir David Richards, Chief of the Defense Staff in London and the Academic Advisory Board of the NATO Defense College in Rome. His blog, Lindley-French’s Blog Blast (, has a world-wide readership and adorns the websites of several leading think-tanks. His latest book The Oxford Handbook of War is regarded as a definitive compendium on the subject and was nominated for the Duke of Westminster Medal for Military Literature.