Small Wars Journal

Jeff Goodson


Jeff Goodson is a retired US Foreign Service Officer.  In 29 years of work for USAID (1983-2012), he was deployed for 20 years overseas and worked on the ground in 49 countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.   Mr. Goodson served 31 months in Afghanistan (2006-12), including twelve months as Chief of Staff at USAID/Kabul (2006-7) and seventeen months as Director of STAB/Development at ISAF HQ (2010-12).

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