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 Asian Waters
A solid overview…informative and thought-provoking
Praise for Man on Ice
Knuckle-whitening suspense…surprising twists
Praise for Man on Edge
Rake Ozenna, is smart and tough, and we’re glad to have him on our side.
Nelson de Mille
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