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A nonfiction researcher and author focusing on international relations, conflict and peacebuilding.
Dr Peter Dixon is a researcher, author and lecturer. He served over 30 years as a Royal Air Force pilot and spent the next decade leading the charity Concordis International in its conflict resolution work in Sudan and other divided societies. He completed his doctoral research at the University of Cambridge in 2015, studying outside intervention in civil wars.
His past writing has included Amazon Task Force, the story of a medical expedition in the Peruvian Amazon, and Peacemakers: Building stability in a complex world. His 2018 book Guardians of Churchill's Secret Army: Men of the Intelligence Corps in the Special Operations Executive is followed in July 2020 by Setting the Med Ablaze: Churchill's Secret North African Base. Most recently, he published Gain Save Give: Doing the right thing with money, which brings John Wesley's 18th-century advice on personal finance up to date.
He and his wife Ingrid, also an author, live in Gloucestershire. They have two adult children and five grandchildren.
History of special operations.
International peace and conflict.
War and peace.