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News You Can Use: 02/15/19

National Security The Problem With a ‘Smart’ Border Wall, Government Executive Natural Disasters are Changing. How are We Responding?, Fors Marsh Group State of Defense 2019: Special Report, Defense One Practical Terrorism Prevention: Reexamining U.S. National Approaches to Addressing the Threat of Ideologically Motivated Violence, RAND Is there a way to save the ‘fraying’ nuclear consensus […]

Defense Intelligence Agency subject of latest brown-bag lecture

Defense Intelligence Chair and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Representative to the Combined Arms Center and Army University Roderic C. Jackson spoke on the mission of the DIA at the latest InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture on Feb. 14, in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Jackson’s is the seventh presentation of the […]

Featured Article: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship

Featured article: Adapting to Change: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship by David Oakley In January 2012, the Department of Defense (DoD) published “Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities for the 21st Century,” outlining U.S. national security priorities for the coming decade. Although the document maintains counterterrorism as a strategic priority, its release shortly after the […]

U.S. Army Increases Rigor at the Command and General Staff College

by Dr. Michelle A. Miller, Mr. James Pennington, and Mr. Billy D. Miller, Jr. As part of the Army University, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) is constantly learning and evolving. This evolution of change is vital to the mission of the college in educating, training and developing leaders in a learner-centric […]

FBI mission in KC focus of latest brown-bag lecture

The sixth presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for CGSC academic year 2019 was conducted Jan. 30, in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Supervisory Intelligence Analyst Robert Carignan of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Kansas City Division led a discussion on the Kansas City Division’s 2019 […]

Ambassador Reddick visits Ft. Leavenworth

Retired Ambassador Eunice Reddick visited Fort Leavenworth in December, serving as the DACOR visiting professor of diplomacy for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Class of 2019. Reddick, who served as the U.S. Ambassador to Niger from 2014 to 2017, visited Fort Leavenworth 2-6 December 2018. During her visit to the area, Ambassador Reddick visited […]

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 […]

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