Publications

“Future Global Policeman? The Growing Extraterritorial Reach of PRC Law Enforcement”, in China Brief, Jamestown Foundation, 13 May 2022

https://jamestown.org/program/future-global-policeman-the-growing-extraterritorial-reach-of-prc-law-enforcement/

“Organised Crime on the Belt and Road”, in China Brief, Jamestown Foundation, 25 March 2022

https://jamestown.org/program/organized-crime-on-the-belt-and-road/

 

“City of Vice: Macau, Gambling, and Organized Crime in China”, in China Brief, the Jamestown Foundation, 25 February 2022

https://jamestown.org/program/city-of-vice-macau-gambling-and-organized-crime-in-china/       

 

Book review: : “The Gate to China: A New History of the People’s Republic & Hong Kong”,

Asian Affairs, February 2022

https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2022.2029203

 

“Raising the Stakes”

Asian Affairs magazine, January 2022

https://www.asianaffairs.co.uk/blog/2021/12/27/raising-the-stakes/

 

‘Illegal Betting and Sport’, in ‘Global Report on Corruption in Sport’

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, December 2021

https://www.unodc.org/res/safeguardingsport/grcs/section-9_html/SPORTS_CORRUPTION_2021_S9.pdf

 

Book Review: “Crime, Justice and Punishment in Colonial Hong Kong: Central Police Station, Central Magistracy, and Victoria Gaol”, Asian Affairs, 10 August 2021

https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2021.1960679

 

Book review: “Defying the Dragon: Hong Kong and the World’s Largest Dictatorship”

Asian Affairs, 6 July 2021

https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2021.1943975

 

“What lessons can be learned from the Hong Kong police’s handling of the 2019 protests?”, South China Morning Post, 3 June 2021

https://www.scmp.com/comment/opinion/article/3135714/what-lessons-can-be-learned-hong-kong-polices-handling-2019

 

“Where is the integrity and honesty?”, Ming Pao, 23 May 2021

Ming Pao News

 

“There is more to Asia than China as we seek reliable partners”, The Scotsman, 6 May 2021

https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/there-is-more-to-asia-than-china-as-we-seek-reliable-partners-martin-purbrick-3224981

 

Book Review: “Blood, Metal and Dust: How Victory Turned into Defeat in Afghanistan and Iraq”, Asian Affairs, 26 April 2021

https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2021.1912997

 

Book Review: “Hidden Hand: Exposing how the Chinese Communist Party is Reshaping the World”, Asian Affairs, 21 January 2021

https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2020.1850990

 

Book Review: “Mr. Smith Goes to China: Three Scots in the Making of Britain’s Global Empire”, Asian Affairs, 21 January 2021

https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2020.1850991

 

“Commentary on ‘Patterns of “Disorder” During the 2019 Protests in Hong Kong: Policing, Social Identity, Intergroup Dynamics, and Radicalization’”, Policing (Oxford Academic), 3 December 2020

https://doi.org/10.1093/police/paaa074

 

"US policy towards the China Dream: The Thucydides Trap and the 100 Year Marathon",

Ming Pao, 23 August 2020

Ming Pao News

"Hong Kong: The torn city", Asian Affairs, July 2020

https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2020.1791528

Book Review: "Chinese Communist Espionage: An intelligence primer", 

by Peter Mattis and Matthew Brazil, Naval Institute Press, Asian Affairs, July 2020

https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2020.1794565

"What is terrorism?", Ming Pao, March 2020

Ming Pao news

"Escaping Hong Kong’s Catch-22", Ming Pao, December 2019

Ming Pao news

 

"A report of the 2019 Hong Kong protests", Asian Affairs, October 2019

https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2019.1672397

 

"Patriotic Chinese triads and secret societies: From the Imperial Dynasties, to Nationalism, and Communism", Asian Affairs, July 2019.

https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2019.1636515

 

"Pirates of the South China Seas” Asian Affairs, February 2018

https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2018.1416010

"Maintaining a unitary state: Counter-terrorism, separatism, and extremism in Xinjiang and China", Asian Affairs, May 2017.

https://doi.org/10.1080/03068374.2017.1313595