Peter Apps

Fellow, Future of War

Peter Apps is a Future of War fellow at New America. He is a Reuters global affairs columnist. He reported from southern Africa then South Asia before stints in London and Washington D.C. covering emerging markets, global political risk, and defense issues. In 2006, he broke his neck in a minibus smash while covering the Sri Lanka civil war, leaving him largely paralyzed from the shelves down. Of the more than 20 countries he has reported from, over half have been since the injury. Since 2016, he has been a member of the British Army Reserve and the UK Labour Party. He is also founder and executive director of the Project for Study of the 21st Century, a largely volunteer run think tank examining major issues of the era. He tweets at @Pete_apps

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INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Commentary: Amid White House Chaos, a Rise of the Generals

Since his election President Trump has hired and fired a litany of people. However, military general's have been able to weather the storm.


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Journalists Missed Concerns Raised by Grenfell Residents' Blog - but Specialist Mag Sounded Alarm on Tower Block Fire Safety

Peter Apps was interviewed about the Grenfell Tower fire in London, and he cited his previous concerns about the safety of the structure.


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The Next Super Weapon Could Be Biological

Peter Apps wrote for Reuters on whether the next super weapon could be biological.