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Kevin Bilms

Irregular Warfare Team Chief, Office of Defense Undersecretary for Policy

Kevin Bilms is a career Department of Defense civilian serving as the Irregular Warfare Team Chief in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. He most recently served as the senior policy advisor for counterterrorism and transnational threats at the National Security Council.

Will COVID Finally Force Us to Think Differently About National Security?

The “softer” approaches of irregular war offer outsized benefits during competition and armed conflict alike.


Look at Great Power Competition Through a Special Operations Lens

Most of this competition is far short of combat, which makes the principles and expertise of SOF keenly relevant.