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News You Can Use: 12/18/18

National Security Poor Security Could Leave U.S. Defenseless Against Missile Attacks, Nextgov New report on Russian disinformation, prepared for the Senate, shows the operation’s scale and sweep, The Washington Post Academic Paywalls Harm National Security, Defense One The Divide Between Silicon Valley and Washington Is a National-Security Threat, The Atlantic North Korea condemns U.S. sanctions, […]

Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army presents at IA Brown-Bag

Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) Michael D. Hockley led a discussion on the CASA program in the 5th Interagency Brown-Bag lecture of the 2019 academic year on Dec. 12, in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center, home of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. During his presentation […]

Government climate change report released

The U.S. Global Change Research Program published their Fourth National Climate Assessment in November. The report was released the day after Thanksgiving, and its findings run counter to the Trump Administration’s public statements on the subject of climate change. According to the report,  “Climate change threatens the health and well-being of the American people by causing […]

Featured Article: Building a Foundational Understanding of Interagency Coordination

Featured article: Building a Foundational Understanding of Interagency Coordination by Patrick Naughton As the American military shifts from a counterinsurgency focus to one oriented on large scale combat operations (LSCO) against a peer-competitor and further develops the MultiDomain Operations (MDO) concept, interagency coordination will remain critical. As the largest ground force, the United States Army […]

Vietnam Lecture focuses on 1968 presidential election impact

The 12th lecture in the Vietnam War Commemoration Lecture Series was conducted Nov. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Stove Factory Ballroom in downtown Leavenworth, Kansas (417 S. 2nd Street). A reception sponsored by the CGSC Foundation began at 6 p.m. In this most recent lecture, Col. Pat Proctor, Ph.D., discussed the 1968 presidential election […]

InterAgency Journal 9-4

Inside this issue: Features Collaborating to Solve National Science and Technology Challenges in a Time of Scarcity by Ian G. Brosnan and Jonathan Stock Strategic Defense Impacts of Climate Change: An Interagency Challenge by Wendell Chris King Musicians of Mars: Attaining Interagency Consensus on Perpetual War in Afghanistan by Robert H. Gregory, Jr. Building a Foundational Understanding of […]

Cyberwar, deterrence, and “unpeace” subject of IA Brown-Bag Lecture

University of Kansas Professor of Law, Dr. Michael Hoeflich led a discussion on deterrence and international law in the cyber domain at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College on November 14. Dr. Hoeflich’s presentation was part of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for academic year 2019. Hoeflich began his presentation with a brief summary of the […]

Chiefs of Defense Conference focuses on countering violent extremism

Representatives from 83 nations participated in the third annual Counter Violent Extremist Organizations Chiefs of Defense Conference hosted by chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps General Joe Dunford. The event, held in October, included U.S. combatant commanders and commanders of counterterrorism operations from around the world. At the conference, Dunford spoke of the need to focus […]

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