Stephen Edward Rookes is originally from Exeter in the UK, Dr. Stephen Rookes is a French writer and academic who earned his PhD from the University of Toulouse Jean-Jaurès, France. He specialises in the history of Cuban exiles and takes a particular interest in the CIA's covert operations in Central America and in Africa. This is his second instalment for Helion’s @War series.
- The CIA and British Mercenaries in Angola, 1975-1976 : From Operation IA/FEATURE to the Massacre at Maquela Author
- For God and the CIA : Cuban Exile Forces in the Congo and Beyond c.1961-1967 Author
- Ripe for Rebellion : Political and Military Insurgency in the Congo, 1946-1964 Author