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Zachary Z. Horsington


Zachary Z. Horsington has been involved with The Global Security Initiative ( since 2020 and plans to pursue a doctoral program in the future. He holds a Bachelor of International Security Studies from the Australian National University and just completed a Master of Sciences in Counterterrorism, Risk Management and Resilience from Cranfield University. He wrote his Masters thesis on unconventional counterterrorism red-teaming exercises, has language proficiency in Mandarin and Swiss German, and has traveled to over thirty countries. His SWJ-El Centro internship broadly focuses on Criminal Armed Groups (CAGs), Climate Conflict, Hybrid Threats and Transnational Organized Crime, and the Use of Generative AI to Counter Threats related to these issues. 

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