Emile Simpson served in the British Army from 2006-12 as an infantry officer in the Royal Gurkha Rifles. He completed three tours in Southern Afghanistan, as well as service in Brunei, Nepal, and the Falkland Islands. He previously graduated in history at Oxford University, and subsequently returned as a Visiting Defence Fellow to the Oxford Changing Character of War Programme. He also holds a graduate diploma in English law. War From the Ground Up: Twenty- First-Century Combat as Politics is his first book. His main interests are history, politics, law, armed conflict, and frontier markets.

Emile Simpson


Emile Simpson is a research fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. He was formerly a British Army officer.
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