November2011


State Department Establishes New Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations



State Department Establishes New Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations

On Monday, November 21, the U.S. Department of State established a new Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) to focus on conflict prevention, crisis response, and stabilization activities...

Project on National Security Reform Envisions Transformed National Security System



Project on National Security Reform Envisions Transformed National Security System

The Project on National Security Reform envisions a collaborative, agile, and innovative system that would combine all elements of national strength, integrating intelligence, making timely and informed decisions, and taking decisive action.  A transformed national security system would be characterized by a broadened and re-balanced concept of national security...

National Security Reform Mid-Term Assessment Addresses Interagency Issues



National Security Reform Mid-Term Assessment Addresses Interagency Issues

The Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College recently published National Security Reform 2010: A Mid-Term Assessment.  The report is the result of a national security colloquium which focused on the need for advancing the research and study of national security reform...

EPA and DOT Join U.S. Customs and Border Protection Import Safety Center



EPA and DOT Join U.S. Customs and Border Protection Import Safety Center

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently signed agreements with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHSMA) to enhance information sharing among the agencies...