Ian Kippen

Ian Kippen is a retired British Army Officer now working as an independent consultant. He has held Staff Officer positions at SHAPE, JFC Brunssum and HQ ARRC as well as the MA position at UN Missions to Sierra Leone and DRC and held a staff position with NTM-A.

NATO rarely, if ever, exercises the deployment to and operation of the force in an environment that is under “hybrid” attack.

If we have our decisive conditions wrong, we will construct the wrong effects and wrong measurements.  It doesn’t matter how good our actions may be.

Love or hate the Centre of Gravity concept, it is here to stay.