U.S. prepares for Florence



U.S. prepares for Florence
According to Department of Defense (DoD) officials, more than 7,000 active duty and National Guard service members are prepared to respond to Hurricane Florence. DoD officials also said that the department is working with civilian agencies and federal partners in support of regions affected by the storm. U.S. Northern Command… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/14/18



News You Can Use: 09/14/18
National Security Corruption in counterterrorism aid programs fuels extremist groups, says new report, Defense News John Bolton is wrong to attack International Criminal Court, Brookings Hurricane Florence’s assault begins. ‘Catastrophic’ surge and flooding feared., The Washington Post The military versus Hurricane Florence: Why some troops are looking this storm right… Read More

Featured Article: Criminal Ethos of Russia…



Featured Article: Criminal Ethos of Russia…
Featured article: Criminal Ethos of Russia: The Great Western Dilemma of Fighting New Generation Warfare by Egidijus Čiūtas After the collapse of the Soviet Union and the rise of Putin, Russia institutionalized a criminal world and employed it as another instrument of national power. It was talentedly interconnected with the… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/11/18



News You Can Use: 09/11/18
National Security Have US counterterrorism efforts improved since 9/11?, Brookings Election Officials Tout 2018 Security Coordination as ‘Miles’ Ahead of 2016, Route Fifty Republicans Balk at Democrats’ Pledge to Snub Hackers, The Atlantic U.S. military drawing up options should Syria use chemical weapons, Reuters Want to improve relations with Russia?… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/07/18



News You Can Use: 09/07/18
National Security House Armed Services chair warns political fights are endangering national security, Military Times How election security became a Homeland Security priority, The Associated Press US to ‘turn up the knob’ on election security, Fifth Domain How the U.S. Can Effectively Share Threat Information With Other Nations, Government Executive… Read More

September is National Preparedness Month



September is National Preparedness Month
September 1 marked the beginning of National Preparedness Month, with the theme for 2018 being “Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.” National Preparedness Month provides an opportunity to remind us that “we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year.” In her message on National Preparedness… Read More

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