Ukraine Country Lead
Adrian Bonenberger is a writer, journalist, and civilian protection advocate based in Kyiv. A two-time veteran of combat operations in Afghanistan with the US Army infantry, his decorations include two bronze stars and an Army Commendation Medal with a “V” device for valor. His non-fiction writing has appeared in The New York Times, Forbes, The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, and other publications. His memoirs, Afghan Post, were published in January of 2014. Together with Brian Castner, he co-edited a collection of short fiction, The Road Ahead, due out via Pegasus Books in January of 2017. He authored a report on civilian victims of military harm in Ukraine for CIVIC, titled “We are Afraid of the Silence,” published in December of 2016. He holds degrees from Yale University and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.