Crispian Cuss

Crispian Cuss

Crispian Cuss is a former British Army officer who lives and works in Southeast Asia. He currently acts as a defence and security consultant.


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Many of the ar­gu­ments against air strikes were based on emo­tion rather than an un­der­stand­ing of the mil­i­tary cam­paign.

Opinion by Crispian Cuss
Published On 6 Dec 2015
A fighter jet in the background landing as a transport aircraft is seen on the ground at the RAF Akrotiri, a British air base near the coastal city of Limassol, Cyprus [AP]

Will the deaths of high-pro­file British ISIL fight­ers act as a de­ter­rent for oth­ers think­ing of fol­low­ing their path?

Opinion by Crispian Cuss
Published On 13 Sep 2015
Ground Control Stations at RAF Waddington [Getty]

West­ern fight­ers on the Kur­dish front lines is a counter-nar­ra­tive to the thou­sands of for­eign­ers who have joined ISIL.

Opinion by Crispian Cuss
Published On 26 Nov 2014

A cal­cu­lat­ed strate­gic swap of al­le­giances as Iran re­places Sau­di Ara­bia as the Unit­ed States’ favou

Opinion by Crispian Cuss
Published On 11 Nov 2014

The US knows it can­not de­stroy ISIL alone but the re­gion knows it can­not do with­out US lead­er­ship an

Opinion by Crispian Cuss
Published On 16 Sep 2014