Ben Sheen is Stratfor's Editorial Director and oversees the company's publishing department. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Southampton Solent University. Mr. Sheen worked in journalism before he commissioned into the British Army as an infantry officer in 2004. He specialized in armored warfare, intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance, urban operations and counterinsurgency. He deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan and was an instructor at the world-renowned Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.