Harold “Hal” Kempfer

Harold “Hal” Kempfer is the founder and CEO of Knowledge & Intelligence Program Professionals, a strategic risk management firm headquartered in Long Beach, CA.  Hal is a former senior intelligence officer with multiple Middle East tours, and is a featured expert on military affairs and terrorism for KABC 7 television news and National Public Radio station KPCC.

The Arab Spring was neither very Arab nor the blossoming of something new as much as a resurfacing of deep-seated conflicts.