Director of MENA Analytica Dr Andreas Krieg on Strategic Weaponization of Narratives – Episode 51


    Welcome back to the Grey Dynamics Podcast! This week we are talking to Dr Andreas Krieg, director of MENA Analytica and associate professor at King’s College London. He is also the author of Subversion: The Strategic Weaponization of Narratives. Andreas has a wealth of experience in the private sector, academia and supporting the UK armed forces training and doctrine. We discussed learning how to spot opportunity, getting exposure outside of academic circles, ways forward for the situation in Gaza and much more.

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    We Spoke About:

    • 0:44 – Andreas’ background
    • 6:15 – Hunting for opportunities 
    • 11:10 – Legacy, economy of effort in academia and exposure outside of academia
    • 15:00 – Academic publications and their relationship to the public
    • 19:48 – Getting exposure outside of academic circles
    • 25:29 – The situation in Gaza and possible ways forward
    • 49:00 – Andreas discusses his work surrounding subversion, and how Israel uses it
    • 54:56 – Career advice
    • 1:06:28 – Cultural recommendations

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    Ahmed Hassan
    Ahmed Hassan
    Ahmed is the CEO of Grey Dynamics. He has worked as a HUMINT specialist and focuses his writing and research on counterintelligence, Infosec, Covert Action and Space Operations. Ahmed also hosts our weekly Grey Dynamics Podcast.

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