British author John Laughland is an academic and expert on both international affairs and political philosophy. In recognition of his huge body of work, his continued public commentary, his efforts to document and, importantly, to educate, we have named him our Hero of the Week.
Laughland, now residing in France, holds a doctorate in philosophy from the esteemed University of Oxford. As a journalist and commentator, he has contributed articles on geopolitics to The Guardian, The Spectator, The Brussels Journal, and The Wall Street Journal, among many others. He has written extensively on international criminal justice, including condemning the International War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague, and co-authored books concerning geopolitics in both Iran (Shia Power) and Israel (Israel on Israel). Since 2021, he has lectured in political science, political philosophy, and history at France’s Catholic Institute of Vendée in La Roche-sur-Yon.