News You Can Use: 10/03/17



News You Can Use: 10/03/17
National Security   At least 59 killed in Las Vegas shooting rampage, more than 500 others injured, The Washington Post Senate Foreign Relations chairman: US troops likely in Afghanistan for another decade, Defense News What Went Wrong With France’s Deradicalization Program?, The Atlantic A North Korean ship was seized off Egypt… Read More

InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture – October 12



InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture – October 12
The third lecture of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for academic year 2018 is scheduled for 12:30-1:30 p.m., October 12, in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. In this lecture, FBI Intelligence Analyst Kenneth Hines will lead a discussion on homegrown violent extremists… Read More

Rogers speaks on evolution of cyber



Rogers speaks on evolution of cyber
Last week, Navy Admiral Michael S. Rogers, U.S. Cyber Command commander and director of the National Security Agency, spoke at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference. The conference took place in National Harbor, Maryland. Rogers spoke about the ever-evolving cyber mission, saying that the Department of Defense… Read More

Featured Article: …Synchronization of Civil Information Management



Featured Article: …Synchronization of Civil Information Management
Featured article: A Call for Synchronization of Civil Information Management by Michael L. Jones Special operation forces (SOF) and interagency partners face unique challenges when conducting civil information management (CIM) within the joint interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational (JIIM) environments. Information management requires a streamlined technologic system that reduces redundant technological… Read More

Agencies respond to Hurricane Maria



Agencies respond to Hurricane Maria
U.S. government agencies continue response and recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Personnel from various federal departments and agencies, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Health and Human Services (HHS), are focused on life-saving and… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/26/17



News You Can Use: 09/26/17
National Security   The Invisible Threat, Foreign Policy Disaster recovery’s essential tool: Data, Brookings New Order Indefinitely Bars Almost All Travel From Seven Countries, The New York Times Trump’s Newest Travel Ban, The Atlantic IG: Immigration and Border Agency Execs Used Security Details Without Legal Authority, Government Executive After Snowden—surveillance, protecting… Read More

Video from NGA lecture now available



Video from NGA lecture now available
Video of the Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation’s latest InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture is now available. Mr. Ralph M. Erwin, Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Liaison to the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, spoke on September 18. … Read More

News You Can Use: 09/22/17



News You Can Use: 09/22/17
National Security   A Presidential Misunderstanding of Deterrence, The Atlantic At U.N., Trump Threatens to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea, Foreign Policy Symantec CEO: get commercial software off national security systems, Nextgov As space threats proliferate, intelligence integration will be critical, Defense News 5 things that have changed about FEMA since Katrina… Read More

NGA focus of second InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



NGA focus of second InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
Yesterday afternoon, students, faculty, and staff of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College once again filled the Arnold Conference Room to attend an InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture. The subject of Monday’s lecture was the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Mr. Ralph M. Erwin, Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer and NGA Liaison… Read More