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Emily Hawthorne

Emily Hawthorne is a Middle East and North Africa analyst at Stratfor, a geopolitical intelligence platform based in Austin, Texas, monitoring political, business and security developments across the region.

Articles By Emily Hawthorne

Iran’s Mastermind of Proxy Warfare Is Dead, But Iran’s Use of Proxies Is Far from Over By Emily Hawthorne - Jan 19, 2020

The United States government says it killed Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani to prevent an “imminent threat” of Iran-orchestrated attacks. Regardless of the truth of the supposed threat, US military forces, their allies and civilians in the region were, and remain, in danger of facing attacks by Iranian proxies. After all, the network of … Continue reading “Iran’s Mastermind of Proxy Warfare Is Dead, But Iran’s Use of Proxies Is Far from Over”