Military Speakers Colonel Richard Kemp speaks at the Annual Pittsburg Community Reception26/04/2013
Military Speaker, Col. Richard Kemp, former commander of British forces in Afghanistan, is the featured speaker for the Annual Pittburg Convention.
Military Speaker, Col. Richard Kemp, former commander of British forces in Afghanistan, is the featured speaker for the Annual Pittburg Convention. Kemp, who follows Middle East conflict and politics, and frequently travels to the region, is best known to the Jewish world for his famous address to the United Nations Human Rights Council during its consideration of the Goldstone report on the Gaza conflict. He has sought to provide objective, expert commentary and analysis on that subject as well as more widely on Israel's security, including conflict with Hezbollah and the Gaza "flotilla" incident.
Kemp has been actively involved in fighting terrorists around the globe for 35 years. He commanded British forces in Afghanistan with responsibility for counter-insurgency operations, disarmament and reintegration programs, development and training of the Afghan national security forces, reconstruction and defense diplomacy.
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