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Featured Article: The National Security Council Deputies Committee…



Featured Article: The National Security Council Deputies Committee…
Featured article: The National Security Council Deputies Committee Engine of the Policy Process by Mark Wilcox “They are a hugely influential group of public officials that most of the public knows very little about. ” -John Norris, CEO of the Enough Project Action by the agencies of the United States… Read More

Featured Article: Lessons on Collaboration from Recent Conflicts…



Featured Article: Lessons on Collaboration from Recent Conflicts…
Featured article: Lessons on Collaboration from Recent Conflicts: The Whole-of-Nation and Whole-of-Government Approaches in Action by Brett Doyle Attempts to bring peace and stability in conflict plagued areas have dominated the foreign policy of the United States. In the era of globalization, however, the U.S. is only a single player… Read More

Featured Article: American and Chinese Economic Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa



Featured Article: American and Chinese Economic Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa
Featured article: Assessing the Impact of American and Chinese Economic Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa by James Jacobs and Kevin Boldt In 2015, Scientific American published an article which showcased how the continent of Africa is often sized on Mercator maps, in a similar fashion, to the island of Greenland, even… Read More

Featured Article: Interagency Approaches to Prevent the Reoccurrence of Conflict in Sierra Leone



Featured Article: Interagency Approaches to Prevent the Reoccurrence of Conflict in Sierra Leone
Featured article: Interagency Approaches to Prevent the Reoccurrence of Conflict in Sierra Leone by Phillip J. Schenks, Mary C. Avriette and Jonathan M. Holliday Countries which experience one civil war are more likely to experience another. Recurrent civil wars impair economic investment and divert government funds from governance to security.… Read More

Featured Article: Blockchain Information-Sharing and Radical Inclusion



Featured Article: Blockchain Information-Sharing and Radical Inclusion
Featured article: Lifting the Interagency Fog of Information: Blockchain Information-Sharing and Radical Inclusion by James Torrence The fog of information can drive out knowledge. –Daniel J. Boorstin In “Radical Inclusion,” General Martin Dempsey and Ori Brafman offer current and aspiring leaders extraordinary insights into getting the best possible information for… Read More

Featured Article: Lessons for Cyber Policymakers



Featured Article: Lessons for Cyber Policymakers
Featured article: Lessons for Cyber Policymakers by James Torrence Critical infrastructure keeps our food fresh, our houses warm, our trade flowing, and our citizens productive and safe. The vulnerability of U.S. critical infrastructure to cyber, physical, and electromagnetic attacks means that adversaries could disrupt military command and control, banking and… Read More

Featured Article: Employing Maritime Security Response Teams…



Featured Article: Employing Maritime Security Response Teams…
Featured article: Employing Maritime Security Response Teams as the Nation’s Maritime Crisis Response Force by Christjan C. Gaudio The U.S. Coast Guard is recognized worldwide for our ability to perform diverse maritime missions over vast geographic areas. Our value to the Nation resides in our enduring commitment to protect those… Read More

Featured Article: Japan’s Security Strategy…



Featured Article: Japan’s Security Strategy…
Featured article: Japan’s Security Strategy and Its Impact on U.S. National Security Interests by Sung K. Hyong and David A. Anderson Japan’s broadening security strategy reveals the unease with which it views the evolving security order in the Indo-Pacific. Several grave threats to regional stability continue to define the region’s… Read More

Featured Article: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship



Featured Article: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship
Featured article: Adapting to Change: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship by David Oakley In January 2012, the Department of Defense (DoD) published “Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities for the 21st Century,” outlining U.S. national security priorities for the coming decade. Although the document maintains counterterrorism as a strategic… Read More