Archive for July, 2011

IAE 11-03W Role of Information Management in Advancing Homeland Security (Web-Exclusive)

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

by David T. Culkin

In an era of persistent threats to the homeland and constricted decision cycles, American policy makers must embrace information sharing if they are to protect the citizens and infrastructure of the United States. The key to advancing homeland security lies in managing information so efficiently and effectively that U.S. policy leaders rapidly acquire the understanding they need to make decisions…


IAP 5 (June 2011) Interagency Collaborative Arrangements and Activities: Types, Rationales, Considerations

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

by Frederick M. Kaiser

Interagency coordinative arrangements and activities—called for in public laws, executive orders, and administrative directives—appear to be growing in number, prominence, and proposals throughout virtually all individual policy areas and across-the-board. Underlying this growth are several developments…


Joint Special Operations University updates SOF Interagency Counterterrorism Reference Manual

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) recently revised and republished its SOF Interagency Counterterrorism Reference Manual.  In the past, the manual has provided a valuable reference for JSOU students, SOF staff officers, and partners in the interagency process…


Joint Publication 3-08 Sets Doctrine for Interorganizational Coordination During Joint Operations

Monday, July 11th, 2011

This capstone document sets forth doctrine governing the activities and performance of the Armed Forces of the United States for coordination of military operations with U.S. government agencies; state, local, and tribal governments; and intergovernmental organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector…