Dr. David Martin Jones is currently Director of Research at the Danube Institute, Budapest, Hungary.He is also a Visiting Professor and teaching fellow in War Studies at King’s College, University of London, and Visiting Professor in the Humanities Research Institute at the University of Buckingham. He has taught at the London School of Economics, National University of Singapore, the University of Tasmania and the University of Queensland. He has held fellowships at the University of Malaya and the University of Wales and is associate editor of the University of Malaya’s journal JATI.

His most recent books include The Strategy of Maoism in the West (2022) Terror in the Western Mind, The Cultural Consequences of 9/11 (Academica Press 2021) and History’s Fools, the Pursuit of Idealism and the Revenge of Politics (Hurst/OUP, 2020). He has written and co-written eleven books and his essays on aspects of regional political development, ideology and political violence have appeared in   International Affairs, Comparative Politics, History of Political Thought, Orbis,  Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, International Security, The National Interest, and The American Interest.  Jones also contributes opinion pieces for The Australian, The Spectator (Australia), Quadrant, cieo and The Critic (both UK).