Christopher D. Kolenda


Christopher D. Kolenda is the President and CEO of Kolenda Strategic Leadership. He commanded paratroopers and then served as senior advisor to the Department of Defense senior leadership and to three commanders of international forces (ISAF) over four tours in Afghanistan. He is the author of Leadership: The Warrior’s Art and The Counterinsurgency Challenge.
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US Army General John Campbell, commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), US Forces Afghanistan, arrives to testify on the situation in Afghanistan during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, February 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US Army General John Campbell, commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), US Forces Afghanistan, arrives to testify on the situation in Afghanistan during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, February 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Afghan protesters shout anti-Pakistan slogans during a demonstration in Kandahar on May 7, 2013. The Afghan government on Monday summoned a senior Pakistani diplomat to protest against a second cross-border escalation in days as thousands took to the streets to denounce their eastern neighbour.   AFP PHOTO/JANGIR        (Photo credit should read JANGIR/AFP/Getty Images)
Afghan protesters shout anti-Pakistan slogans during a demonstration in Kandahar on May 7, 2013. The Afghan government on Monday summoned a senior Pakistani diplomat to protest against a second cross-border escalation in days as thousands took to the streets to denounce their eastern neighbour. AFP PHOTO/JANGIR (Photo credit should read JANGIR/AFP/Getty Images)
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