Christian Sorensen is a former U.S. Air Force Arabic linguist, serving at a variety of stateside posts and a tour in Qatar.

Since leaving the military in 2011, he has worked as a novelist, military analyst, and independent journalist. His work mainly focuses on the U.S. defense industry and war profiteering. He has an MSc in Arabic translation from the University of Edinburgh – MSc, MA in International Relations from Salve Regina University, and a BA Public & Private Sector Organizations from Brown University. His recently published book is Understanding the War Industry (Clarity Press, 2020).

Areas of Expertise

  • Military-Industrial-Complex history and operations

  • Defense Industry Contracting policies and practice

  • Foreign and Regional Arms Sales markets and practices

  • Israel-Palestine Conflict

  • Greater Middle East policy and culture

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