InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture – November 14



InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture – November 14
The fourth lecture of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for academic year 2018 is scheduled for 12:30-1:30 p.m., November 14, in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. In this lecture, career Foreign Service Officer Mr. Andrew B. Mitchell will lead a discussion on… Read More

November is Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month



November is Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month
November is Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month, a time to appreciate and protect the essential services that underpin American society and serve as the backbone of our nation’s economy, security, and health. In a proclamation released yesterday, President Trump stated that “The natural disasters our country has experienced in… Read More

Interagency response needed for opioid crisis



Interagency response needed for opioid crisis
On October 26, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Elaine Duke released a statement on DHS’s role in responding to the opioid crisis. Duke’s statement followed President Trump’s announcement that he would direct the Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a public… Read More

Featured Article: Improving the Intelligence Community’s Contribution to CWMD



Featured Article: Improving the Intelligence Community’s Contribution to CWMD
Featured article: Improving the Intelligence Community’s Contribution to Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction by Timothy W. Fisher There is, of course, no such thing as a perfect weapon of mass destruction (WMD) threat assessment. Some of the brightest minds in the intelligence community continuously work WMD issues. The intelligence community,… Read More

Call for Papers: 2018 Ethics Symposium



Call for Papers: 2018 Ethics Symposium
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Ethics Symposium Announcement and Call for Papers Organizers: The United States Army Command and General Staff College, Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and the CGSC Foundation, Inc. will co-host a symposium entitled: “The Impact of Diverse Worldviews on Military Conflict” War… Read More

News You Can Use: 10/31/17



News You Can Use: 10/31/17
National Security   The Border-Wall Prototypes Are Up—Now What?, The Atlantic Three former Trump campaign officials charged by special counsel, The Washington Post National security warrants focus on space — but not a separate Space Corps, Defense News Massive classified NSA contract under protest, Nextgov Dunford: Time to Cut the Connections… Read More

Hurricane response efforts continue



Hurricane response efforts continue
Hurricane relief efforts are still underway in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after the territories were ravaged by Hurricane Maria in September. As of October 30, over 15,000 federal civilian and military personnel are on location in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Federal Emergency… Read More

Armed Services Committee hears testimony on cyber



Armed Services Committee hears testimony on cyber
The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee heard testimony related to defending the nation from cyber attacks on October 19. Kenneth P. Rapuano, assistant secretary of defense for homeland defense and global security, testified during the hearing. In his prepared testimony, Rapuano stressed that the Department of Defense (DoD) was part… Read More

CyberCon 2017



CyberCon 2017
November 28, 2017 The cyber front is about more than just security. Defending in cyberspace takes a holistic approach, encompassing technology, policy and people. That’s why we’re bringing together military, intelligence community and homeland security leaders to discuss the latest in cyber defense and offense, and the future of cyberwar… Read More