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A section from the InterAgency Journal summarizing the State Defense Integration (SDI) initiative. SDI is a branch within the Office of International Security Operations in the State Department’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs that seeks to increase cooperation and support at all levels between the DoD and State. This has significantly improved communication, coordination, and support between the two departments.