Centre for Defence Studies

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The Centre for Defence Studies is based at Kings College London in the War Studies Department According to its own account it 'engages in research at the highest level on British, European and international defence and security issues. CDS was established at King’s College in 1990, with a grant from the UK Ministry of Defence but is now fully independent.'[1]


Membership currently consists of staff at King's College London and related institutes.

Director: John Gearson

Senior Researchers

Visiting Professors/Senior Research Fellows

Senior Research Associates

Research Associates


  1. KCL Centre for Defence Studies, accessed 5 June 2009
  2. KCL Members of the Centre for Defence Studies Accessed 5 December 2008