Col. Richard Kemp

Col. Richard Kemp is former Commander of British Forces in Afghanistan.

Publications by Col. Richard Kemp

Were there military motives behind the Balfour Declaration?

The fighting in the First World War was a major influence on the British government’s decision to make the Balfour Declaration. Read More »

Israel as a Strategic Asset to Britain

100 Years Since the Balfour Declaration Read More »

International Law and Military Operations in Practice

I will examine the practicalities, challenges and difficulties faced by military forces in trying to fight within the provisions of international law against an enemy that deliberately and consistently flouts international law. Read More »