Nick Ottens is a contributing analyst and project manager for the geostrategic consultancy Wikistrat. He edits the transatlantic news and commentary website Atlantic Sentinel and has been published in Asia Times Online, Elsevier, The Prague Post, The National Interest and The Seoul Times. At Leiden University, he researched Muslim revivalist movements and terrorism in nineteenth century Arabia, British India and the Sudan.
Managing crowdsourced strategic simulations and other analytic activities on Wikistrat’s interactive, Web 2.0 platform.
Contribute to strategic analyses of international relations, conflict resolution, economic policy and risk management.
Research, write and edit articles that appear on the website, ranging from foreign policy analyses to political news.
Covered Dutch politics and foreign affairs for this Dutch commentary and opinion blog.
Covered European and Russian geopolitics and economic policy.
Thesis subject: Muslim extremism in nineteenth century Arabia, India and Sudan
Thesis subject: The causes of the First Anglo-Afghan War