Humphrey Hawksley has reported on key trends, events and conflicts from all over the world.
Humphrey is an award-winning author and foreign correspondent whose assignments with the BBC have taken him to crises all over the world. His Rake Ozenna series originated when reporting from the US-Russian border during heightened tension
He has been guest lecturer at universities and think tanks such as the RAND Corporation, The Center for Strategic and International Studies and MENSA Cambridge. He moderates the monthly Democracy Forum debates on international issues and is a host on the weekly Goldster Book Club where he discusses books and talks to authors.
He has presented numerous BBC documentaries and his latest non-fiction work is Asian Waters: The Struggle Over the Indo-Pacific and the Challenge to American Power.
Praise for Rake Ozenna
Rake Ozenna, is smart and tough, and we’re glad to have him on our side.
Nelson de Mille
Praise for The Third World War
A superior-minded thriller … makes into plausible fiction the global political realities of our time.
Praise for Asian Waters
A solid overview…informative and thought-provoking
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My interview with former BBC correspondent @HumphreyHawk on the SPYEX podcast @spyscape. Scroll down an inch or two to find the podcast.
Passing through Indonesia back in 2019, I asked a longtime friend why Southeast Asians were so quiet when it came to supporting pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Once an anti-Suharto activist, now a businessman, he rolled his eyes at my naivete. "Hong Kong has had it too good for too long," he … Read More
Papua New Guinea is the kind of place most people have heard of, but would struggle to find on the map. So why is it suddenly attracting a significant amount of geopolitical attention and high profile visitors? Guests: … Read More