News You Can Use: 02/19/19



News You Can Use: 02/19/19
National Security Trump Is Risking an ISIS Resurrection, Bloomberg Trump Declares National Emergency, Calling Gov’t Border Drug Stats ‘Lies’, Defense One Trump’s Emergency Declaration is Going to Run into Four Hurdles, Defense One A president’s national emergencies are in the eye of the beholder, Brookings Troops do not view immigration… Read More

News You Can Use: 02/15/19



News You Can Use: 02/15/19
National Security The Problem With a ‘Smart’ Border Wall, Government Executive Natural Disasters are Changing. How are We Responding?, Fors Marsh Group State of Defense 2019: Special Report, Defense One Practical Terrorism Prevention: Reexamining U.S. National Approaches to Addressing the Threat of Ideologically Motivated Violence, RAND Is there a way… Read More

Defense Intelligence Agency subject of latest brown-bag lecture



Defense Intelligence Agency subject of latest brown-bag lecture
Defense Intelligence Chair and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Representative to the Combined Arms Center and Army University Roderic C. Jackson spoke on the mission of the DIA at the latest InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture on Feb. 14, in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth.… Read More

Featured Article: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship



Featured Article: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship
Featured article: Adapting to Change: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship by David Oakley In January 2012, the Department of Defense (DoD) published “Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities for the 21st Century,” outlining U.S. national security priorities for the coming decade. Although the document maintains counterterrorism as a strategic… Read More

U.S. Army Increases Rigor at the Command and General Staff College



U.S. Army Increases Rigor at the Command and General Staff College
by Dr. Michelle A. Miller, Mr. James Pennington, and Mr. Billy D. Miller, Jr. As part of the Army University, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) is constantly learning and evolving. This evolution of change is vital to the mission of the college in educating, training and… Read More

News You Can Use: 02/05/19



News You Can Use: 02/05/19
National Security The government is whittling down its security clearance backlog, Federal Times US special envoy for N. Korea going to Pyongyang: official, AFP What the demise of the INF treaty means, Brookings Secretary Nielsen Statement On New Migrant ‘Caravan’, Department of Homeland Security How U.S. Mission Creep in Syria… Read More

Featured Article: Cyberdefense



Featured Article: Cyberdefense
Featured article: Cyberdefense: Is Outsourcing the Answer? by Kellen Ashford Speaking at an event for the American Enterprise Institute in 2012, retired General Keith Alexander, the former head of U.S. Cyber Command and Director of the National Security Agency, suggested that “cyber crime is the greatest transfer of wealth in… Read More