DHS releases new cyber strategy



DHS releases new cyber strategy
Earlier this month the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released their new cybersecurity strategy. The new cyber addresses the growing number of cyber threats and security risks, and provides DHS with a framework to execute their cybersecurity responsibilities during the next five years. The new cyber strategy will focus on… Read More

InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture – June 6



InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture – June 6
The tenth and final presentation for academic year 2018 of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series, co-hosted by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School and the Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation, will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. on June 6 in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and… Read More

Former acting Administrator proud of USAID’s interagency accomplishments



Former acting Administrator proud of USAID’s interagency accomplishments
In a new interview, Wade Warren, former acting U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator, discussed his 27 years at USAID. Current Administrator Mark Green spoke at Warren’s farewell, calling Warren a “walking encyclopedia of the agency, and crediting Warren with helping him understand USAID and its challenges. During the… Read More

Featured Article: There is No Silver Bullet and Other Lessons from Colombia



Featured Article: There is No Silver Bullet and Other Lessons from Colombia
Featured article: There is No Silver Bullet and Other Lessons from Colombia by Stuart Lippe Colombia has always had large, ungovernable areas where the authority of the central government was often tenuous or non-existent. Colombians seemed to prefer to focus on their home regions, leaving the vast hinterlands to fend… Read More

News You Can Use: 05/18/18



News You Can Use: 05/18/18
National Security Trump’s Jerusalem Theatrics Have Dealt A Blow to Peace, Foreign Policy Trump budget won’t rebuild the military, and that’s dangerous, think tank says, Defense News The White House is discussing replacements for homeland security chief Kirstjen Nielsen, Quartz Here’s how much the US has spent fighting terrorism since… Read More

Featured Article: Improving Interagency Coordination in Africa



Featured Article: Improving Interagency Coordination in Africa
Featured article: Improving Interagency Coordination in Africa by Robert Bennett United States Army Africa (USARAF) executes over 400 activities annually valued at $2 million. These activities augment activities sponsored by other U.S. government, private charitable foundations, churches, and regional African organizations. The stated goals for these activities are complementary, but… Read More

Global health security team disbanded



Global health security team disbanded
Rear Admiral R. Timothy Ziemer has left the National Security Council (NSC) and the global health security team he oversaw has been disbanded. Ziemer, described as “one of the most quietly effective leaders in public health,” was the Trump administration’s senior director for global health security and biodefense at the… Read More