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

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


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


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

Asian Affairs, February 2022


“Raising the Stakes”

Asian Affairs magazine, January 2022


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

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, December 2021


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


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

Asian Affairs, 6 July 2021


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


“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


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


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


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


“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


"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

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

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

"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


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


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

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