Robert Kemp

 

The author is a U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Officer, currently a Dean Rusk Fellow at Georgetown. During 2007 – 2008, he served as the political advisor to the 173d Airborne Brigade Combat Team in eastern Afghanistan, and as the deputy director of the Provincial Reconstruction Team section. From 2004 to 2005, he was the political advisor to the Task Force covering Regional Command–East, based out of Khost, Afghanistan. The views represented in this paper are the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of State or the U.S. Government

Holding and building in pop-centric COIN.