Kaarel Kaas is the Editor-In-Chief of Diplomaatia, the foreign policy monthly published by the International Centre for Defence Studies (ICDS).
From 2006-2012 Kaarel worked at ICDS as a junior research fellow for the Defence and Force Planning Project. In addition, he monitored the developments connected with Russia’s military capabilities and military reform. In 2007–2010, Kaarel also functioned as co-editor of Diplomaatia.
From 1998-2003, Kaarel worked as a reporter at Estonia’s leading daily newspaper, Postimees, covering mainly politics and defence and security related issues.
From 2003-2006 he was Postimees’s foreign news editor, in which position he also filed reports from various global hot spots.
Kaarel was born in 1978 in Tallinn, Estonia.