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Afghanistan, Iraq subjects of David M. Kennedy Center lecture Feb. 18

Adam Fife will present “Afghanistan, Iraq and Counterinsurgency: Similarities, Differences and the Way Forward” at a Brigham Young University David M. Kennedy Center Lecture Wednesday, Feb. 18, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Fife is the director of unconventional solutions for a U.S. government services provider, where he works with various U.S. agencies in new approaches to countering terrorism and insurgencies worldwide.

He works throughout the Horn of Africa, Middle East and Southwest Asia to better understand the complex problem sets that face counterinsurgency practitioners. Previously, he worked in Iraq with Multi-National Force-Iraq as a senior strategic communications adviser and advised senior policy makers, U.S. government officials, military commanders and politicians in communications and policy implementation strategy.

Fife received a bachelor’s degree in international studies from BYU and a master’s degree from the University of Utah.

This lecture will be archived online. For more information on events sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, see the calendar online at For more information about the lecture, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652.

Writer: Angela Fischer


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