Shashank Joshi

Mr Shashank Joshi

Defence Editor, The Economist
United Kingdom

Shashank Joshi is Defence Editor at The Economist, where he covers a wide range of security and defence issues, and a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Department of War Studies King's College London. Prior to joining The Economist in 2018 he served as Senior Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), where he now serves on the Advisory Board, and Research Associate at Oxford University’s Changing Character of War Programme. He holds degrees from Cambridge and Harvard, where he served as a Kennedy Scholar from Britain to the United States. He has also been a participant in the Summer Workshop on the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS) at Cornell University. He recently wrote a special report for The Economist on military lessons from Ukraine. 

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