Sven F. Kraemer

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Sven F. Kraemer is a Policy Advisor to Douglas Jay Feith, the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy [1].


Kraemer is a guest lecturer at the Institute of World Politics [2], where he is teaching a course on "U.S. National Security Strategy, Emerging Threats, and Arms Control" [3].

A short biography on its website provides the following information [4]:

  • 1961: BA, Harvard College.
  • 1964: MA, University of California at Berkeley.
  • 1963-1967: Office of the Secretary of Defense.
  • 1967-1976: National Security Council staff.
  • 1978-1981: Senior Staff Member for Defense and Foreign Policy, U.S. Senate.
  • 1981-1987: Director of Arms Control, National Security Council.
  • 1987-1989: U.S. House of Representatives.
  • 1989-2000: ???????
  • 2000: President, Global Challenge.

In addition, Kraemer either is, or has been, an instructor in political philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley [5].

Sven Kraemer was also project director for "The Soviet Union Fights The Cold War", a CD-ROM of Reagan administration documents produced by the American Foreign Policy Council. The page on the AFPC site promoting the CD features endorsements from prominent neo-conservative luminaries. For example, Donald Rumsfeld says the disc contains "Compelling details on the specifics of the Soviet threat to the world." [6]

Family background

Sven Kraemer's father was Fritz Kraemer, a veteran Pentagon policy advisor and sometime friend of Henry Kissinger. Fritz Kraemer died in September 2003 at the age of 95. [7]

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