Speaker - Geoffrey Kemp

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Geoffrey Kemp is the Director of Regional Strategic Programs at the Nixon Center. He received his Ph.D. in political science at M.I.T. and his M.A. and B.A. degrees from Oxford University. He served in the White House during the first Reagan administration and was Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director for Near East and South Asian Affairs on the National Security Council Staff.

Prior to his current position, he was a Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace where he was Director of the Middle East Arms Control Project. In the 1970s he worked in the Defense Department in the Policy Planning and Program Analysis and Evaluation Offices and made major contributions to studies on U.S. security policy and options for Southwest Asia. In 1976, while working for the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, he prepared a widely publicized report on U.S. Military Sales to Iran. His most recent publication is "Stopping the Iranian Bomb" which appeared in the Summer 2003 edition of The National Interest.

3 Programs

A Panel Discussion on the Prospects of Middle East Peace

07.14.10 | 01:14:27 min | 1 comment

Geoffrey Kemp: The East Moves West

07.12.10 | 01:13:32 min | 1 comment

Policy Failure in the Middle East

07.27.06 | 01:31:55 min | 0 comments