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

Featured Article: Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture…



Featured Article: Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture…
Featured article: Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture and Their Lasting Effects by Christopher R. Allen and Ted A. Thomas We continue to see reports of unethical practices within trusted organizations, oftentimes committed by good people. What causes these individuals to act out of character, especially when their organizations advocate upholding… Read More

InterAgency Journal 9-3



InterAgency Journal 9-3
Inside this issue: Features Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture and Their Lasting Effects by Christopher R. Allen and Ted A. Thomas New Generation Warfare and the Just War Tradition by Richard E. Berkebile Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict by Benjamin E. Birtles Criminal Ethos of Russia: The Great Western Dilemma of Fighting… Read More

Guardsman, civilians, and agencies fighting wildfires across western U.S.



Guardsman, civilians, and agencies fighting wildfires across western U.S.
The 2018 wildfire season has consumed more than two million acres of land, with more than 100 fires burning as of earlier this month. This comes after another two million acres of land burned in 2017. Over 30,000 personnel – including firefighters from the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand as… Read More