Andrew Garfield is the Vice President of Glevum Associates, a Wasington DC based Strategic Communications Company
Andrew Garfield served both as a British military and then a senior civilian intelligence officer, finishing his government service in 2001 as a senior policy adviser in the UK Ministry of Defense. He has extensive Information Operations (IO) and Psychological Operations (PSYOP) experience, which includes becoming the UK Defense Intelligence Staff's first IO Staff Officer in the mid 1990’s and performing IO--related research and operations for the Department of Defense (DoD) in the United States since 2002. Mr. Garfield lectures extensively on IO and PSYOP in Europe and the US, including at the Defense Intelligence Agency, Naval Postgraduate School, National Defense University, Fourth Psychological Operations Group and on a TRADOC sponsored predeployment cultural education program for senior US Army and Marine commanders and their staffs. In addition, he has undertaken extensive research and lectured on counter insurgency and counter terrorism for the DoD, DHS and US and UK Intelligence Communities. By way of example, on behalf of the DoD he has devised and led projects that reviewed US performance in the War of Ideas, reexamined past terrorism campaigns in the context of current and future threats and developed a new model for the Red Teaming of asymmetric threats using foreign experts. He has also led teams that developed innovative multimedia information campaigns on behalf of SOCOM and MNFI. After leaving UK Government service, Mr. Garfield served for two years as Deputy Director of The International Policy Institute at King's College, London and as the European Director of the US-based Terrorism Research Center. Having emigrated to the United States in 2004, Mr. Garfield subsequently served as Senior Director for Operations for a US Strategic Communications company supporting US Government clients including in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is currently a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and has recently started a Maryland-based strategic communications consultancy, Glevum Associates LLC.
Foreign Policy Research Institute
Garfield, a Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute and European Director of the Terrorism Research Center (TRC) in Washington, DC., is "currently directing a New FPRI project on post-conflict reconstruction, undertaken in cooperation with the Terrorism Research Center and King’s College." --FPRI April 2005.
Other SourceWatch Resources
- "Andrew Garfield", Lincoln Group, accessed December 2005. (Go to 'About Us', 'Professionals' and follow the link to Craig's bio note).
- Avril Stephens, "Analysis: Taliban in retreat -- or regrouping?" CNN, November 15, 2001.
- Transcript: Jonathan Mann Host. "Insight," CNN, January 7, 2003. Scroll down for segment with Garfield.
- "Iraq War Helped Boost Al Qaeda: Allowed Network To Recruit," Toronto Star (Free Republic), May 20, 2003: "By linking the Iraq war with the war on terror, Bush has left himself vulnerable to Americans concluding the invasion was a failure if terrorist attacks continue, said Andrew Garfield, director of the International Centre for Security Analysis at King's College in London."
- Transcript: Daljit Dhaliwal, CNN Anchor Q&A with Tom Clancy, CNN, May 21, 2003: "Also with us is Andrew Garfield, a former senior British intelligence officer. He is the director of the International Center for Security Analysis at King's College, in London."
- Sandro Contenta, "All eyes on Europe. In wake of Madrid attacks, countries that supported war are bracing for terror. U.S. slams Spain's new leader for joining," The Star (Buzztracker), May 21, 2004.
- Evan Wright, "Camp Jihad. A ragtag army of cops, soldiers, and G.I. Joe wannabes play terrorist for a week in a counterintuitive counterterrorism program," New York Magazine, December 6, 2004. "TRC’s mirror image training takes place in Moyock, North Carolina, at the facilities of Blackwater USA, the private security firm best known for providing L. Paul Bremer with bodyguards in Baghdad."
- Situation Report on the War on Terrorism #10: Foreign Perspectives on U.S. Counter-Insurgency Efforts. A Briefing by Andrew Garfield, Foreign Policy Research Institute, April 14, 2005.
- "Mirror Image on CNN," Devost.net, May 20, 2005.
- "New Perspectives on Insurgency," American Enterprise Institute, November 9, 2005. Discussents: Thomas Donnelly, AEI; Andrew Garfield, Lincoln Group; Kalev Sepp, Naval Postgraduate School; Moderator: Frederick W. Kagan, AEI.
- David Pallister, "Britons named in US 'good news' furore", Guardian, December 14, 2005.