Markus Heinrich is an independent political analyst and international relations researcher. He graduated from the University of Leicester in 2014 with a master’s degree in International Relations and World Order with distinction. He specializes in the European defense industry.
In addition to his degree, he has undertaken complementary courses on Building Defense Institutions and Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament with the Geneva Center for Security Policy.
He is a member of the British International Studies Association’s Global Nuclear Order Working Group.
Since graduating, he has written on Western foreign and defense policy and defense technology for magazines, web-based publications, international legal and risk consultancies and academic journals. His publications include:
Together Is Better: Overcoming Resistance to European Defense Integration (The European Security and Defense Union, Issue No. 21), The Eurofighter Typhoon Programme: Economic and Industrial Implications of Collaborative Defence Manufacturing (Defence Studies, Volume 15, Issue 4), War by Remote Control: is it Becoming Easier to Kill? (Diplomatic Courier) and Elusive Transparency in the EU: Defence Industry Influence in Brussels (Open Democracy).
In addition to defence policy and technology, he has also written on topics such as migration, water scarcity, European politics and the Iraq War. He intends to pursue a PhD in International Relations.