Biography

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

Recent News

  • William Astore: The Pentagon Cowbird
    Imagine allowing kids in schools to go hungry because of alleged lack of funds but then funneling nearly a trillion dollars yearly to the parasitic Pentagon cowbird in our midst.
  • William Astore: The War in Yemen
    We owe it to ourselves as citizens…to inform ourselves about what our government is up to, especially when what it’s up to is killing, whether directly or indirectly, untold numbers of people around the world.
  • William Astore: Civilians, the Forgotten Victims of War
    “True security…should be focused on providing a collective standard of living that ensures all Americans can afford nutritious food, a decent place to live, adequate clothing, a life-enriching education, & health care.