USAID, State, DoD to release Stabilization Assistance Review



USAID, State, DoD to release Stabilization Assistance Review
An interagency review of U.S. government stabilization efforts is expected as early as this month. The Stabilization Assistance Review (SAR) examines how the State Department, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Department of Defense (DoD) coordinate their diplomacy, aid, and military operations, primarily in Syria and Iraq. A State… Read More

Featured Article: Why We Can’t All Just Get Along…



Featured Article: Why We Can’t All Just Get Along…
Featured article: Why We Can’t All Just Get Along: Overcoming Personal Barriers to Inter-Organizational Effectiveness and Finding Your Personal Coupler for Success by William J. Davis, Jr. DoD placed Pakistan and India in separate geographic combatant commands in order to foster U.S. military relationships with each country, given their history… Read More

News You Can Use: 04/17/18



News You Can Use: 04/17/18
National Security After Trump drama, new Pence national security aide steps down, Reuters Four Big Risks From Bolton’s National Security Council Purge, Bloomberg Bolton not done resetting Trump national security team, The Hill Is America’s national security Facebook and Google’s problem?, Tech Crunch Coalition launched 105 weapons against Syria, with… Read More

Career Minister Gottlieb joins Distinguished Speaker Series



Career Minister Gottlieb joins Distinguished Speaker Series
Retired Career Minister Gregory Gottlieb, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), recently visited Fort Leavenworth as part of the Simons Center’s Distinguished Speakers Series. Gottlieb is the Director of the Feinstein International Center of Tufts University, and also holds the endowed position as the Irwin H. Rosenberg Professor in Nutrition… Read More

News You Can Use: 04/13/18



News You Can Use: 04/13/18
National Security Deputy national security adviser Nadia Schadlow resigns, CNN 2018 Hurricane Season Awaits Communities Still Recovering From 2017, Route Fifty US, Norway officially enter arrangement to share supplies for national security, Defense News Group of former national security officials endorse Pompeo to lead State, CBS Building the Hierarchy of… Read More

Amb. Moon returns to Fort Leavenworth



Amb. Moon returns to Fort Leavenworth
Ambassador (Ret.) Patrick Moon (center) smiles with Brigadier General Scott Efflandt, Deputy Commandant of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (left) and Michael Hockley, Chair of the CGSC Foundation Board of Trustees (right) at the National Security Roundtable on April 4, 2018. Retired Ambassador Patrick S. Moon returned… Read More

DoD, agencies collaborate on space technology



DoD, agencies collaborate on space technology
The Pentagon, NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the National Reconnaissance Office have come together to contribute to a review of the defense industrial base. The four agencies make up a “space industrial base working group” that is examining how agencies could share space technology, collaborate on space-related acquisitions, and… Read More

Featured Article: New Foreign Policy Capability



Featured Article: New Foreign Policy Capability
Featured article: New Foreign Policy Capability by Robert D. Payne III On September 5, 2017 Coalition Forces in Afghanistan, in an attempt to achieve positive effects in the strategic narrative of the war there, dropped thousands of leaflets hoping to inspire support for Coalition efforts among the majority ambivalent population.… Read More

News You Can Use: 04/10/18



News You Can Use: 04/10/18
National Security Trump’s top national security spokesman to leave White House, Politico Mattis authorizes up to 4,000 National Guard troops for U.S. border with Mexico, Los Angeles Times Border Agents Say They’re ‘Woefully Understaffed,’ Applaud National Guard Deployment, Government Executive What happened when Bush, Obama sent troops to Mexico border,… Read More