Richard Kemp
Distinguished Senior Fellow, Gatestone Institute

Colonel Richard Kemp, a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, spent most his 30-year career in the British Army fighting terrorism and insurgency, commanding front-line troops in some of the world's toughest hotspots including Iraq, the Balkans, South Asia and Northern Ireland. He was Commander of British Forces in Afghanistan in 2003.

As well as leading at the sharp end of conflict, he has been involved in direction of national policy at the highest level. From 2002 - 2006 he was in the British Prime Minister's Office, heading the international terrorism team at the Joint Intelligence Committee. Concurrently he served as chairman of the strategic intelligence group at COBRA, the UK national crisis management committee. Throughout his service he worked closely with US forces as well as other international allies and was a founder member of the inter-governmental US-UK International Security Strategy Group.

He is a best-selling author, a regular columnist for 'The Times' of London, frequently writes for other national and international newspapers and is a prolific contributor to television and radio news and current affairs programmes. He has undertaken many successful speaking tours in the United States, Canada, Australia, South Africa and Europe, covering topics including leadership, decision-making, crisis management, terrorism, intelligence, conflict and the challenges facing the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Writings by Richard Kemp  (View Biography)

Title Date
Any Deal with Iran Requires Congressional Approval2023/07/09
Report from Ukraine: Why They Fight2023/05/25
Israel under Fire and The West's Pusillanimous Response2023/05/14
Ukraine's Iron Harvest and the Oligarchs2023/04/26
Jew-Hate at American Universities2023/01/11
'There We Will Strike Them': The Munich Massacre and Its Aftermath2022/09/04
A Deal Based on Lies: The Iran Nuclear Agreement Will Make War More Likely2022/09/01
Gaza: The Usual Suspects Condemn Israel2022/08/07
'Here I Am; Send Me': Teens Stand Against Jew Haters2022/08/02
UN Will Justify a Mirror Image of Putin's War2022/06/08
Will NATO Fight?2022/05/10
A Plan for Peace in Europe2022/03/06
Amnesty International Wants to End the Jewish State2022/02/02
Call the Houthis What They Are — Foreign Terrorists2022/01/26
Exposing the Lie of Israel Apartheid2022/01/07
Is Biden's Legacy Really Going to Be the Dismantling of Democracies and the Free World?2022/01/02
'From the River to the Sea': Hamas Explains What British Students Want2021/11/03
Jerusalem Consulate: A Nail in the Coffin of Peace2021/10/27
Biden's Afghanistan Withdrawal Unleashes a Lethal Terrorist Cocktail2021/10/22
The Other Special Relationship: Britain and the UAE2021/09/12
BBC: Leading the World Against Israel2021/08/15
Fighting the Blight of Durban2021/07/29
Trumpets and Tank Engines: A Turning Point in Gaza?2021/05/16
Biden's Withdrawal from Afghanistan Undermines His Own Global Strategy2021/05/02
Can We Win in the 'Gray Zone'?2021/04/10
The Duped Generation that Supports BDS2021/02/23
The International Criminal Court Threatens Middle East Peace2021/02/11
Educational Ethnic Cleansing2021/01/20
Media: Israel Must Be Denigrated for Its World-Beating Vaccination Programme2021/01/12
We Need a Global Alliance to Defend Democracies2020/12/31
Jihad at Christmas: "Coldly Kill Them with Hate and Rage"2020/12/24
Terrorism: A Warning from Iran to Europe2020/12/08
The Killing of a Nuclear Scientist May Save Countless Lives2020/11/30
The End of Appeasement in Britain?2020/10/14
A Few Global Concerns that Affect Us All2020/10/04
The EU: Hizballah's Intersectional Partner2020/09/18
A Great Step Forward for World Peace - and Who Seems Determined to Ignore It2020/09/03
Appeasement: The European Sickness2020/08/24
Palestinians, Israel and the Coronavirus2020/05/06
Coronavirus: Another 9/11 Moment for the West2020/04/22
Smoke & Mirrors: Six Weeks of Violence on the Gaza Border2018/05/14
Expected Upsurge in Gaza Violence2018/05/13
The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Why No Peace?2018/01/17
Trump and International Security2016/11/14
Balfour Declaration, November 20162016/11/06
Is Britain Destroying its Military to Appease Enemies?2016/10/25
Britain's "Routine and Commonplace" Anti-Semitism2016/05/02
Saudi Arabia, Yemen and the Politicized UN2016/02/16
Palestinian and Western Leaders: Blood on Their Hands2015/10/16
Netanyahu, Churchill and Congress2015/03/01
Israel's Security and Unintended Consequences2014/10/23
Gaza's Civilian Casualties: The Truth Is Very Different2014/08/03
Europe's and U.S. Complicity in Kidnapping and Violence2014/06/20
Britain, Lawfare and the ICC2014/05/21
The Fatah-Hamas Agreement2014/05/01

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