Claire Thong is Stratfor's Creative Director. She collaborates with all departments to produce a wide range of graphics, videos and publications for geopolitical analyses and marketing outreach. She has a bachelor's degree in war studies, a master's degree in conflict, security and development from King's College London, and a M.F.A in design from the University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests include insurgency and identity and the geopolitics of the Levant. She previously lived in the Middle East and has a working knowledge of Arabic.