Thomas Hauschildt is an MA student in Dispute and Conflict Resolution at the School of Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His interest lies in the field of conflict and security, their causes, prevention and resolution. In the past Thomas worked in the financial services industry, the German Navy and for NATO. In addition, Thomas volunteered for the British Red Cross and worked with charities in the field of conflict resolution and development. He blogs at Conflict and Security.