January2012


State Department Announces Reorganization Changes



State Department Announces Reorganization Changes

The Department of State recently established two new reorganization initiatives, the Bureau of Counterterrorism and the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights...

New State/Defense Personnel Exchange Agreement Reached



New State/Defense Personnel Exchange Agreement Reached

On January 19 the Department of State announced a new agreement on the exchange of personnel between State and Defense. The agreement is intended to increase cooperation between the two agencies, and establishes the most significant formal exchange of personnel between the two departments in history...

IAE 12-01W Multilateralism and U.S. Interagency Economic Development Efforts



IAE 12-01W Multilateralism and U.S. Interagency Economic Development Efforts

by David A. Anderson

This essay investigates collaboration among the U.S. interagency and multilateral development-promoting organizations, financial institutions, and initiatives. U.S. interagency collaboration and information sharing must take place among all U.S. agencies that assist in economic development...

FEMA Suggests Whole Community Approach to Emergency Management



FEMA Suggests Whole Community Approach to Emergency Management

A recent report by the FEMA presents a foundation for increasing individual preparedness and engaging with members of the community as vital partners in enhancing the resiliency and security of the nation through a Whole Community approach to emergency management...