Karl-Heinz Kamp

Dr. Karl-Heinz Kamp is the Security Policy Coordinator of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, Berlin, Germany. He studied History and Political Sciences at the Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn. In 1985 he completed his M.A. thesis on the role of conventional forces in NATO. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of the German Armed Forces, Hamburg with a dissertation NATO’s nuclear planning procedures. In 1986 he was awarded a Volkswagen-Foundation-Scholarship for research on security policy, based at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (DGAP). In 1988 he has been research fellow with the Center for Science and International Affairs (CSIA), John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA. In September 1988 he joined the Research Institute of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation as a research fellow. From 1992 to 2000, he was Head of the Foreign- and Security Policy Research Section and from 2000 to 2003 he directed the International Planning Staff of the Foundation. From 1997 to 1998, Dr. Kamp was on a temporary assignment with the Planning Staff of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, responsible for security policy questions. In 1999 he has been teaching political sciences at the University of Cologne. He is a member of the "International Institute for Strategic Studies", the "Deutsche Atlantische Gesellschaft" the "Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswaertige Politik" and a member of the Steering Committee of the "Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Internationale Politik und Sicherheit in Bonn". He is also a consultant to "National Security Planning Associates", Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a member of Editorial Board of the British journal ”Contemporary Security Policy”. He has published extensively on security policy issues – particularly on NATO and on nuclear questions - including articles in Foreign Policy, Financial Times, Survival, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Washington Quarterly, Internationale Politik, Strategic Review, International Defense Review, Die Welt, Christian Science Monitor, Defense News, Neue Zuercher Zeitung, Focus.

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