WWI in Asia topic of latest Pershing Lecture



WWI in Asia topic of latest Pershing Lecture
“The Great War in East Asia” was the topic of the evening as Dr. Joseph G.D. (Geoff) Babb presented the latest, and last of AY 2019, lecture in the General of the Armies John J. Pershing Great War Centennial Series at the Riverfront Community Center in downtown Leavenworth, Kan. on… Read More

Featured Article: The National Security Council Deputies Committee…



Featured Article: The National Security Council Deputies Committee…
Featured article: The National Security Council Deputies Committee Engine of the Policy Process by Mark Wilcox “They are a hugely influential group of public officials that most of the public knows very little about. ” -John Norris, CEO of the Enough Project Action by the agencies of the United States… Read More

Featured Article: Lessons on Collaboration from Recent Conflicts…



Featured Article: Lessons on Collaboration from Recent Conflicts…
Featured article: Lessons on Collaboration from Recent Conflicts: The Whole-of-Nation and Whole-of-Government Approaches in Action by Brett Doyle Attempts to bring peace and stability in conflict plagued areas have dominated the foreign policy of the United States. In the era of globalization, however, the U.S. is only a single player… Read More

Featured Article: American and Chinese Economic Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa



Featured Article: American and Chinese Economic Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa
Featured article: Assessing the Impact of American and Chinese Economic Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa by James Jacobs and Kevin Boldt In 2015, Scientific American published an article which showcased how the continent of Africa is often sized on Mercator maps, in a similar fashion, to the island of Greenland, even… Read More

Featured Article: Interagency Approaches to Prevent the Reoccurrence of Conflict in Sierra Leone



Featured Article: Interagency Approaches to Prevent the Reoccurrence of Conflict in Sierra Leone
Featured article: Interagency Approaches to Prevent the Reoccurrence of Conflict in Sierra Leone by Phillip J. Schenks, Mary C. Avriette and Jonathan M. Holliday Countries which experience one civil war are more likely to experience another. Recurrent civil wars impair economic investment and divert government funds from governance to security.… Read More

Featured Article: Blockchain Information-Sharing and Radical Inclusion



Featured Article: Blockchain Information-Sharing and Radical Inclusion
Featured article: Lifting the Interagency Fog of Information: Blockchain Information-Sharing and Radical Inclusion by James Torrence The fog of information can drive out knowledge. –Daniel J. Boorstin In “Radical Inclusion,” General Martin Dempsey and Ori Brafman offer current and aspiring leaders extraordinary insights into getting the best possible information for… Read More

News You Can Use: 03/15/19



News You Can Use: 03/15/19
National Security Trump’s Budget Harms National Security, The Atlantic Acting SecDef: ‘We Won’t Do Cost-Plus-50’, Defense One Pentagon: Trump’s ‘cost plus 50′ plan hasn’t been discussed with Europe, The Hill Trump Seeks ‘Historic’ Federal Spending Cuts to Boost Defense and Border Wall, Government Executive Pentagon officially stands up Space Development… Read More

Featured Article: Lessons for Cyber Policymakers



Featured Article: Lessons for Cyber Policymakers
Featured article: Lessons for Cyber Policymakers by James Torrence Critical infrastructure keeps our food fresh, our houses warm, our trade flowing, and our citizens productive and safe. The vulnerability of U.S. critical infrastructure to cyber, physical, and electromagnetic attacks means that adversaries could disrupt military command and control, banking and… Read More

News You Can Use: 03/08/19



News You Can Use: 03/08/19
National Security What’s the next step for ISIS? A top US general shares his prediction with lawmakers, Defense News Trump would be ‘very disappointed’ in Kim if missile test facility being reassembled, Washington Examiner House Dems threaten to block Pentagon’s money-moving authority in border wall fight, Defense News Why America… Read More