Archive for February, 2012

DHS Testimony Assesses Information Sharing Efforts after 9/11

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Joint written testimony by recently outlined progress made in information and intelligence sharing initiatives undertaken since 9/11…

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InterAgency Journal 3-1 (Winter 2012)

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Inside this issue:  The Need for Interagency Reform: Congressional Perspective and Efforts, by Geoffrey C. Davis and John F. Tierney; Implementing the QDDR, by Edward Marks and Christopher Lamb…and much more.

Report Assesses Interagency Operations Centers

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

In February 2012 the Government Accountability Office released a report assessing the implementation and management of Interagency Operations Centers, which were intended to facilitate maritime information sharing between the Coast Guard and port partners…

USAID Office Change Reflects Interagency Focus

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

The U.S. Agency for International Development announced recently that it will be changing the name of the Office of Military Affairs to the Office of Civilian Military Cooperation. This change reflects the office’s evolving role in facilitating civilian-military cooperation…

JIATF-South, Multinational Efforts Target Transnational Organized Crime

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Joint Interagency Task Force South recently participated in a U.S., European, and western hemisphere partner nation effort targeting illicit trafficking routes in coastal waters along the Central American isthmus…

DHS Stresses Supply Chain Security

Friday, February 10th, 2012

The expansive nature of the global supply chain leaves it vulnerable to disruption, whether the disruption is naturally occurring or manmade.  To ensure the security and resilience of the global supply chain, there is a need to shift focus from “just-in-time” delivery to “just-in-case” security…

Joint Planning and Development Office Delivers Presentation on Interagency Information Sharing

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

In Washington, D.C. on January 24, Acting Director of the Net-Centric Operations Division (NCOD) for the Joint Planning and Development Office (JPDO), gave a presentation on interagency information sharing…

Defense Releases Joint Operational Access Concept

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

The JOAC defines how joint forces will operate in response to emerging antiaccess and area-denial security challenges, and is a crucial first step in ensuring the joint force has the capabilities to accomplish any assigned mission…