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Caroline Rose

Caroline Rose

Senior Analyst and Program Head, Human Security Unit

Caroline Rose is a Senior Analyst and Head of the Strategic Vacuums program in the Human Security unit at the Newlines Institute.

Prior to joining the Newlines Institute, Caroline served as an analyst at the forecasting firm and publication, Geopolitical Futures, where she worked on political, economic, and defense developments in the Middle East and Europe with a focus on the Eastern Mediterranean and the Levant. She is also the author of a special report on the illicit drug trade, Captagon, in Syria and Lebanon, a culmination of her work as Research Associate for the LSE International Drug Policy Unit’s Middle East Initiative. Her commentary and work on geopolitics and Middle Eastern affairs have been featured in Foreign Policy, The Independent, Alhurra, Limes Magazine, and the Atlantic Council’s MENASource.

Caroline holds a Masters of Science in International History from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a Bachelors of Arts from the American University’s School of International Service. She tweets at @CarolineRose8.

Latest Articles

Biden’s Big Trip To Europe

Biden’s Big Trip To Europe

A deep dive into U.S. President Joe Biden’s inaugural visit to Europe with four special guests: Jim Townsend, Rachel Rizzo, Dr Ariel Cohen & Caroline Rose.

After Gaza and Jerusalem: What’s Next for Israel and Palestine Part 1

After Gaza and Jerusalem: What’s Next for Israel and Palestine Part 1

The eruption of violence between Israel and the Palestinian Territories has disrupted a series of Arab-Israeli normalization deals, initiated with the 2020 Abraham Accords, and the Biden administration’s planned pivot away from the Middle East as the United States focuses on great power competition.

After Gaza and Jerusalem: What’s Next for Israel and Palestine Part 2

After Gaza and Jerusalem: What’s Next for Israel and Palestine Part 2

The unfolding civil crisis between Israel and Palestinian factions in Gaza is already having significant effects in both the Middle East and the international community.

Is Putin Planning a New Push into Ukraine?

Is Putin Planning a New Push into Ukraine?

This Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy podcast reviews the unfolding military escalation on the Russian-Ukrainian border, as Russian forces