Karen Kwiatkowski, Date of Birth


Karen Kwiatkowski

retired military officer and author

Date of Birth: 24-Sep-1960

Profession: writer, politician, military officer, journalist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Karen Kwiatkowski

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  • Kwiatkowski, née Unger, (born September 24, 1960) is an American activist and commentator.
  • She is a retired U.S.
  • Air Force Lieutenant Colonel whose assignments included duties as a Pentagon desk officer and a variety of roles for the National Security Agency.
  • Since retiring, she has become a noted critic of the U.S.
  • government's involvement in Iraq.
  • Kwiatkowski is primarily known for her insider essays which denounce a corrupting political influence on the course of military intelligence leading up to the invasion of Iraq in 2003.
  • In 2012, she challenged incumbent Bob Goodlatte, in the Republican primary for Virginia's 6th congressional district seat in the United States House of Representatives and garnered 34% of the Republican vote on a constitutional and limited government platform. While in the Air Force, she wrote two books about U.S.
  • policy towards Africa: African Crisis Response Initiative: Past Present and Future (US Army Peacekeeping Institute, 2000) and Expeditionary Air Operations in Africa: Challenges and Solutions (Air University Press, 2001).
  • She contributed to Ron Paul: A Life of Ideas, (Variant Press, 2008) and Why Liberty: Personal Journeys Toward Peace and Freedom, (Cobden Press, 2010).
  • She has been featured in a number of documentaries, including "Why We Fight", in 2005.
  • She has written for LewRockwell.com since 2003.

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