Jason H. Campbell

Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

Jason H. Campbell is a policy researcher at the RAND Corporation, where he focuses on issues of international security, counterinsurgency, intelligence, and measuring progress in post-conflict reconstruction. From June 2016 through September 2018, he served as country director for Afghanistan in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy. His most recent work has concentrated on reconciliation and reintegration developments in Afghanistan, the U.S. role in developing special operations forces in NATO, and U.S. security cooperation efforts with high-capability allies. In a previous position at the Brookings Institution, Campbell coauthored The Iraq Index and established The Afghanistan Index and The Pakistan Index projects. He is a regular contributor to War on the Rocks and his writing has also appeared in the Journal of Military History, Policy Review, and the Harvard International Review, as well as in the op-ed pages of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Campbell has also authored a chapter on U.S.-Saudi security relations in the forthcoming book, Imperial Crossroads: The Great Powers and the Persian Gulf (U.S. Naval Institute Press). Campbell earned his M.A. in international affairs from Catholic University and is a Ph.D. candidate in the war studies program at King’s College London.

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States