Stabilization Symposium findings published



Stabilization Symposium findings published
Findings from the Stabilization Symposium have been published. The Stabilization Symposium was held at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., from June 26 to June 27, and focused on the Stabilization Assistance Review (SAR) that was published earlier that month. The SAR aims to streamline U.S. government stabilization efforts and… Read More

Featured Article: Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict



Featured Article: Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict
Featured article: Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict by Benjamin E. Birtles Conflict arises from various sources of competition loosely categorized as either realistic or non-realistic. Disenfranchisement increases group stress leading to increased non-realistic conflict sources, thereby contributing to a higher probability of physical violence. Forcibly implementing political systems that cause disenfranchisement sets… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/04/18



News You Can Use: 09/04/18
National Security Microwave Weapons Are Prime Suspect in Ills of U.S. Embassy Workers, The New York Times Homeland Security Lacks Reliable Data on Misconduct at Key Agencies, Government Executive Why supply-chain threats call for urgent, cooperative action, Federal Times FEMA Misses Hurricane Damage Reported on Twitter, Futurity US alleges China… Read More

News You Can Use: 08/31/18



News You Can Use: 08/31/18
National Security Army Sergeant Who Swore Allegiance to ISIS Caught in FBI Sting, Government Executive Inside the Dispute Derailing Nuclear Talks With North Korea, The Atlantic John McCain, Nuclear Disarmament, and What Might Have Been, Defense One US security adviser John Bolton presses Russia about election meddling, Deutsche Welle FBI… Read More

Brown-bag lecture series kicks off with focus on State Department



Brown-bag lecture series kicks off with focus on State Department
Mr. Matthew P. Roth, the Commandant’s Distinguished Chair for Diplomatic Studies at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) and Department of State liaison to the Combined Arms Center, presented the inaugural lecture for academic year 2019 of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series on August 27. A Career… Read More

Featured Article: New Generation Warfare…



Featured Article: New Generation Warfare…
Featured article: New Generation Warfare and the Just War Tradition by Richard E. Berkebile Just war traditions establish norms for resorting to and conducting war – otherwise known as jus ad bellum and jus in bello. Ethicists argue these norms are universal and, excepting occasional and usually lagging adjustments for… Read More

WWI lecture focuses on American Expeditionary Forces in 1918



WWI lecture focuses on American Expeditionary Forces in 1918
On August 23, 2018, Dr. Richard S. Faulkner, William A. Stofft Professor and Chair of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, presented “Into the Crucible: The AEF in Battle September-November 1918,” at the Stove Factory Ballroom in downtown Leavenworth, Kansas. In his presentation, Faulkner explored… Read More

DoD, FEMA prepare for Hurricane Lane



DoD, FEMA prepare for Hurricane Lane
The Hawaii National Guard and active-duty military personnel, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Baltimore District), Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are preparing for Hurricane Lane to make landfall. FEMA has activated its National Response Coordination Center in Washington, DC, and the Hawaii National… Read More

News You Can Use: 08/24/18



News You Can Use: 08/24/18
National Security China’s growing power is bringing military drills center stage in Asia, Quartz What I Learned by Studying Militarized Policing, The Atlantic Securing America’s Technological Advantage, The Cipher Brief Stabilization Symposium Executive Report, Stabilization Symposium Microsoft shuts down phishing sites, accuses Russia of new election meddling, ARS Technica Senator… Read More