Current and future U.S. interagency and military efforts to counter the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
throughout the world are thwarted by the complexity of the contemporary global security environment... This article examines the pros and cons associated with embedding Commerce Export Enforcement Officers and analysts in each of the Theater Special Operations Commands in an effort to counter the proliferation of WMD...
TBT: On September 6, 2011, the day before his 82nd birthday, Lt. Gen. Robert Arter, U.S. Army Ret., parachuted into CGSC Foundation’s First Annual Golf Tournament. It was quite the entrance!
The U.S. Departments of Defense (DoD) and Health and Human Services (HHS) recently coordinated an emergency airlift of COVID-19 diagnostic testing supplies to the Americas. Agencies involved in the airlift include DoD’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and HHS’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the office of the Assistant… Read More
Simons Center Friends and Supporters –Due to health and safety concerns relative to the COVID-19 virus and in cooperation with Army/CGSC and local civil authorities’ directives, we are cancelling or postponing all Foundation events through the first week in May. We thank you for joining with us to help mitigate… Read More
Tactically and operationally, small teams would improve the U.S. Border Patrol’s situational awareness along the border. Throughout the area of responsibility of any sector, and likewise station, in the U.S. Border Patrol, small teams would positively affect response rates and management as the primary method of personnel
The most recent edition of the “The General and the Ambassador” podcast series features another conversation with Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy, General Douglas Lute, and Ambassador Marc Grossman. McCarthy and her guests discuss the role of diplomacy and of military in building alliances, the huge imbalance of resources between the… Read More
Organizations come and go. Sears, at one time, was the largest retailer and employer in the United States. Sears dominated the retail industry for decades. In 1991 Sears lost the title as the largest U.S. retailer but still seemed unconcerned about the future. During its more than 100 year reign...
The eighth presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for CGSC academic year 2020 was conducted March 12, in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Stephanie Chetraru, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Distinguished Chair for Development Studies, spoke on the… Read More
Inside this issue:
The Productive Organization: Survival of the Fittest
Ted Thomas, Kevin Gentzler, and Billy Miller
Mission Command: Small Teams in the U.S. Border Patrol
Robert W. Edwards
A Solution to WMD Proliferation
Michael W. Parrott
A Nation Unprepared: Bioterrorism and Pandemic Response
John B. Foley
Missed Operational… Read More
Retired Ambassador Deborah McCarthy, the 2018 DACOR Visiting Professor of Diplomacy for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC), has expanded her podcast series “The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation.” McCarthy’s podcast promotes interagency cooperation and is produced [...]