Dr R Gerald Hughes

BA(Hons) University of Stirling PGDip University of Wales MSc(Econ) University of Wales PhD University of Wales

Dr R Gerald Hughes

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R. Gerald Hughes is a lecturer in Military history, also specialising in diplomatic history and the history of intelligence. He holds undergraduate and Masters degrees from the Universities of Stirling, Bangor and Aberystwyth. He was awarded a Ph.D by the University of Wales in 2000 on the subject of British policy towards West German Ostpolitik in the years 1955-1967. Hughes is the reviews editor of Intelligence & National Security, the world's leading journal on the role of intelligence in international affairs, and the editor of the Study Group on Intelligence newsletter. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

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R. Gerald Hughes is interested in a number of areas of scholarly enquiry. These are mainly concerned with modern and contemporary history. They include modern international and diplomatic history; European history; Cold War history; Military history; Intelligence history; Strategic Studies; the history of 'Appeasement'; Anglo-German relations; Anglo-Irish relations and British counterinsurgency since 1899. R. Gerald Hughes has published widely in the fields of twentieth century international history and the Cold War in Europe. He is currently working on the history of Britain and 'Appeasement' and undertaking research into political and military aspects of the Anglo-Irish War of 1919-1921.

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Clausewitz first, and last, and always: war, strategy and intelligence in the twenty-first centuryHughes, R. G. & Koutsoukis, A., 2019 , In : Intelligence and National Security.34, 3, p. 438-45518 p.
After Hannibal and Scipio: The Spymasters of India and Pakistan reflect on years of conflictHughes, R. G. & Shaffer, R., 2018 , In : Intelligence and National Security.p. 1-1111 p.
Cyber War and Lessons from History in the Digital AgeHughes, R. G. & Shaffer, R., 2018 , In : Intelligence and National Security.p. 1-66 p.
Refugees, migration and security: States, intelligence agencies and the perpetual global crisisHughes, R. G. & Hopkins, J., 2018 , In : Intelligence and National Security.p. 1-1313 p.
‘The Enlightened Prince and the Wise General’: The History of Chinese IntelligenceHughes, R. G. & Chen, K., 2018 , In : Intelligence and National Security.p. 1-77 p.
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