A former Government speech-writer, Caroline has written over 100 anecdotal, op-ed, and academic articles on international relations, extremism, cultural diplomacy, media perception, reality, the arts, and travel. She is also proficient in report writing and research, and has edited three PHD theses turning them into books.
Looking for Tigers – and other tales from curious places is a collection of short stories. Describing unusual adventures in the UK, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and beyond – this collection of stories may span the globe, but Caroline’s curious places are more a state of mind, an “openness of being”.
A Better Basra – Searching for Strategy & Sanity in Iraq was Caroline Jaine’s first full length book. Written following a harrowing experience in Iraq in 2006 and prompted by giving evidence at the Iraq Inquiry, A Better Basra was published in 2011, and launched at the House of Lords. She describes the book as “Brigid Jones of Basra”, but her work has received praise from Ambassadors, development experts, journalists and academics. The latter recommending it as a key study text for those understanding civilian integration in military environments.
Caroline Jaine was guest blogger for The World Bank on media and communications issues between 2007-2010. A full list of her posts appear on the site.
Caroline Jaine blogged for Pakistani news agency Dawn (the biggest English language news channel in Pakistan) between 2011-2013. A full list of her posts appear on the site.
Caroline Jaine was the founder of Cambridge-based publishing house, Askance Publishing.