Featured Article: Faith-Based Peacebuilding in the Former Yugoslavia



Featured Article: Faith-Based Peacebuilding in the Former Yugoslavia
Featured article: Faith-Based Peacebuilding in the Former Yugoslavia by David Steele An examination of regional, civil society peacebuilding in the former Yugoslavia provides an excellent opportunity to examine reconciliation efforts and evaluate both methodology and success in light of lessons learned during the ensuing years. In this article, I will… Read More

H. Ross Perot, Sr., CGSC Foundation’s benefactor, dies at 89



H. Ross Perot, Sr., CGSC Foundation’s benefactor, dies at 89
(Special report by Bob Ulin, Founding CEO) At a CGSC Foundation board of trustees meeting in 2007, Mark “Ranger” Jones told me that he knew Ross Perot and would make an introduction. Thus began a 2-year journey to cultivate a relationship with one of the world’s most interesting individuals. It… Read More

Featured Article: Future Conflict, Open Borders, and the Need for Reform



Featured Article: Future Conflict, Open Borders, and the Need for Reform
Featured article: Future Conflict, Open Borders, and the Need for Reform by Robert P. Kozloski As tensions rise in the global political environment and the use of military force remains a realistic possibility in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions, national security policymakers, interagency practitioners, and American citizens must carefully… Read More

Featured Article: Radiological Nuclear Detection Task Force…



Featured Article: Radiological Nuclear Detection Task Force…
Featured article: Radiological Nuclear Detection Task Force: A Real World Solution for a Real World Problem by Kevin L. Stafford President Barrack Obama’s signing of Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD-8), National Preparedness, in March 2011 marked an evolutionary step in the development of a “secure and resilient nation.” However, building… Read More

Featured Article: Defining “Surety” Within the Interagency



Featured Article: Defining “Surety” Within the Interagency
Featured article: Defining “Surety” Within the Interagency by Punna Khanna Hayes The fundamental differences between nuclear weapons, chemical agents, and biological select agents and toxins (BSAT) and the different ways in which interagency personnel interact with these materials necessitate different variations in protocols for their handling. These differences and handling… Read More

2019 Trafficking in Persons report released



2019 Trafficking in Persons report released
Last week, the Department of State released the 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. The TIP Report provides a comprehensive assessment of global efforts to combat human trafficking, and the report acts as a guide for continued efforts in the U.S. and around the world. In his message introducing the… Read More

Featured Article: The Interagency’s “WMD” Terminology Problem



Featured Article: The Interagency’s “WMD” Terminology Problem
Featured article: The Interagency’s “WMD” Terminology Problem by Alexi Franklin The terms “weapons of mass destruction (WMD),” “chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN),” and “chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE)” are found throughout the interagency, and they are treated essentially as synonyms. In important ways, however, these terms highlight… Read More

TRADOC Commander challenges CGSC graduates



TRADOC Commander challenges CGSC graduates
In commencement ceremonies on June 14, 2019, at the Lewis and Clark Center, General Stephen J. Townsend, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, challenged the 1,100 graduates of Command and General Staff Officers Course Class of 2019 to do three things – elevate team play, help… Read More

Featured Article: Advancing Bio Detection with Biosensors and Nanotechnology…



Featured Article: Advancing Bio Detection with Biosensors and Nanotechnology…
Featured article: Advancing Bio Detection with Biosensors and Nanotechnology for Rapid Interagency Response by Habi Mojidi Any effective bio surveillance system must be able to detect the presence of biological agents with sufficient speed and adequate attribution to facilitate an effective interagency response and thwart a crisis. The U.S. currently… Read More