J. Michael Cole 寇謐將

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About me

Industry Publishing
Occupation Journalist. editor
Location Taipei City, Taiwan
Introduction Taipei-based Senior Fellow China Policy Institute U Nott, ass. researcher CEFC, chief ed Taiwan Sentinel, project manager Taiwan Democracy Bulletin. M.A. War Studies Royal Military College of Canada, Int'l Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance CIHC, CX-77 (peacekeeping) Lester Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, B.A. English lit. Ex-deputy news editor Taipei Times 2006-2013, Thinking Taiwan (2014-16). Analyst at Canadian Security Intelligence Service (2003-2005). Published in/by IISS, Brookings, the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, Christian Science Monitor, SCMP, Globe & Mail, Maclean's, National Interest, Lowy Interpreter, The Age, Jane’s Defence Weekly, Jane’s Intelligence Review, Jane’s Intelligence Weekly, Jane’s Navy International, Jane’s International Defence Review, the Ottawa Citizen, China Brief, CounterPunch, FrontLine Security, Strategic Vision, Asia Today International, The News Lens and The Diplomat. I was the 2012 recipient of the award for Outstanding Journalism from the Chen Wen-chen Memorial Foundation. I have appeared on BBC, CBC, CNN, VOA, RTI and Al-Jazeera. I use a Nikon D7100 camera. Follow me on Twitter @jmichaelcole1
Interests History, war and security, international relations, literature
Favorite Books John Le Carre, Graham Greene, Mario Vargas Llosa, Salman Rushdie, Mishima Yukio, Carl Sagan, Robert Fisk, Edward W. Said, Christopher Hitchens, David Halberstam, Seymour Hersh, Bob Woodward, James Mann, Ryszard Kapuscinski, Vladimir Nabokov