Raffaello Pantucci is a Senior Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), London. A widely published author, his writing on China, Central Asia, terrorism and more can be found at: http://www.raffaellopantucci.com. He is the author of the forthcoming We Love Death As You Love Life: Britain’s Suburban Mujahedeen (Hurst/Columbia University Press).
Dr. Alexandros Petersen is the author of The World Island: Eurasian Geopolitics and the Fate of the West (Praeger: 2011). A scholar of grand strategy and energy geopolitics, he serves as an Advisor to the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC, but spends most of his time criss-crossing Eurasia.
Sue Anne Tay is a photographer and author of the popular blog ShanghaiStreetStories.com. Her work has been exhibited around Shanghai and published in Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, amongst others. She is also a Vice President for Strategy at a foreign bank in China.