David Hutchins

David Hutchins

David Hutchins is a Risk Analyst at Global Risk Intelligence. He earned his MSc in Defence, Development, and Diplomacy from the Durham Global Security Institute at Durham University in the United Kingdom. He maintains 6 years of military experience having served in the United States Marine Corps Forces Reserve. David is currently based in the United States.

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Reports By David Hutchins

Connecting Crises: Refugees, Euroscepticism, and the Future of European Markets

Summary: The details of this report highlight the connection between the chaos caused by violent...

S-500 Prometheus: Russian Missile Technology and NATO Impact

Summary: This Risk Report covers the forthcoming S-500 Prometheus (Russian: C-500 Прометей) missile...

Double Edged Alliance: Turkish S-400 Triumf Systems and the F-35 Lightning II

Developments: Turkey seeks to purchase Russian S-400 Triumfs, while also seeking to acquire F-35...

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Sanctions and Protests in Zimbabwe: A Closer Look

On October 25, 2019, thousands of demonstrators gathered in Harare to protest what they referred to as “evil” Western sanctions against Zimbabwe. The rally was sponsored and organized by the Zimbabwean government, however, leaving many onlookers to question if the demonstrations were intended to deflect blame for the country’s economic troubles away from the government ...

The Forthcoming Nuclear Arms Race

Following the collapse of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the United States has begun testing new capabilities once banned by this agreement. The test of a nuclear-capable Tomahawk cruise missile on August 19, 2019, has led Russia and China to ...