Alan Waring

Risk Consultant
Dr. Alan Waring is a retired risk analyst and former visiting professor, now adjunct professor, at the Centre for Risk and Decision Sciences (CERIDES) at the European University Cyprus, and a policy and practitioner fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR). Waring is the author of several books on risk, along with editing and contributing to the two-volume anthology “The New Authoritarianism: A Risk Analysis of the Alt-Right Phenomenon” (Ibidem Verlag). A third volume, “A Risk Analysis of the Corporate/Radical-Right Axis,” is in preparation.

Is MAGA Whistling in the Dark?

April 29, 2021

The nationalist plank of radical-right, populist ideology asserts that the US is — and always will be — the overriding dominant world power on every measure. Yet such a belief flies in the face of the laws of history, a population ecology view of nation-states and power relations, and the life-cycle...

Can the Radical Right’s Reductionist Narrative Withstand Real-World Complexity?

April 24, 2020

There is a general recognition that major problems and issues of our world — including understanding them and their causes and proposing remedies and coping strategies — are rarely simple in nature. Complexity theory and the long history of systems science, as exemplified by the work of such authorities as Ludwig...

Confronting Iran: Jaw-Jaw or War-War?

April 13, 2017

If Western governments regard Iran as an adversary, they should really know their adversary, not just think that they do. Much of the rhetoric about Iran emanating from Donald Trump’s team throughout 2016 was cast in the negative terms typically used by the so-called alt-right. This is unsurprising, since Trump’s...