Report addresses cyber threats to infrastructure



Report addresses cyber threats to infrastructure
This month, Defense One released a special report concerning cyber defense. Protecting Infrastructure from Cyber Threats is a collection of short pieces on various cyber threats facing the nation. Protecting Infrastructure begins with a piece on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) search for automated defenses from cyber adversaries,… Read More

News You Can Use: 10/27/17



News You Can Use: 10/27/17
National Security   The Unthinkable, The Atlantic North Korean official: Take hydrogen bomb threat ‘literally’, CNN Trump administration to add new screening for refugees: document, Reuters Trump’s New Refugee Policy Targets These 11 Countries, The Atlantic See models of Trump’s US-Mexico border wall, Defense News Post-War Syria: The Next Big Crisis… Read More

Interagency task force created to combat illicit opioids



Interagency task force created to combat illicit opioids
On October 23, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) introduced legislation aimed at combating the opioid epidemic. The Fentanyl and Heroin Task Force Act creates an interagency task force focused on eradicating the illicit fentanyl and heroin trade. Representative Katherine Clark (D-Mass.) co-sponsored the legislation. In her remarks, Rep. Clark spoke… Read More

Featured Article: Cape Ray Diplomacy…



Featured Article: Cape Ray Diplomacy…
Featured article: Cape Ray Diplomacy: How a U.S. Merchant Vessel Took Center Stage in Foreign Relations by Chi K. Cheung In August 2013, chemical weapons attacks against civilians in Syria resulted in more than 1,400 deaths, including 426 children. As a result of international pressure, the Assad regime agreed to… Read More

News You Can Use: 10/24/17



News You Can Use: 10/24/17
National Security   US Preparing to Put Nuclear Bombers Back on 24-Hour Alert, Defense One The Contradiction at the Core of Trump’s North Korea Strategy, The Atlantic Armageddon by Accident, Foreign Policy For some veterans John Kelly’s remarks add to a worrying military-civilian divide, The Washington Post TSA’s agile modernization plan… Read More

UN Assistant Secretary-General meets with CGSC students, faculty



UN Assistant Secretary-General meets with CGSC students, faculty
United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Kevin M. Kennedy met with faculty and students in a professional development session Oct. 19, in Eisenhower Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center to discuss a variety of topics ranging from the current situation in Syria to various U.N. humanitarian and peacekeeping missions both past… Read More

Featured Article: Optimizing a U.S. Communications Strategy…



Featured Article: Optimizing a U.S. Communications Strategy…
Featured article: Optimizing a U.S. Communications Strategy through Structure and Design by Sharon Engelmeier The endurance of Syria’s Assad regime, Russia’s defiant maneuvering in eastern Ukraine, and the Islamic State’s encroachment on Iraqi territory stand as staunch reminders to those within U.S. government strategic communication fields that they remain deficient… Read More

News You Can Use: 10/17/17



News You Can Use: 10/17/17
National Security   Kelly: North Korea threat ‘manageable'; hopes diplomacy works, Associated Press If Trump wants to prevent nuclear war with North Korea a ‘No First Use’ pledge might work better than threats, The Washington Post The sound in Havana: What Americans heard in Cuba attacks, Federal Times Appointee Watch: Kelly’s… Read More