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USAID, State, DoD to release Stabilization Assistance Review



USAID, State, DoD to release Stabilization Assistance Review
An interagency review of U.S. government stabilization efforts is expected as early as this month. The Stabilization Assistance Review (SAR) examines how the State Department, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Department of Defense (DoD) coordinate their diplomacy, aid, and military operations, primarily in Syria and Iraq. A State… Read More

Featured Article: Why We Can’t All Just Get Along…



Featured Article: Why We Can’t All Just Get Along…
Featured article: Why We Can’t All Just Get Along: Overcoming Personal Barriers to Inter-Organizational Effectiveness and Finding Your Personal Coupler for Success by William J. Davis, Jr. DoD placed Pakistan and India in separate geographic combatant commands in order to foster U.S. military relationships with each country, given their history… Read More

Career Minister Gottlieb joins Distinguished Speaker Series



Career Minister Gottlieb joins Distinguished Speaker Series
Retired Career Minister Gregory Gottlieb, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), recently visited Fort Leavenworth as part of the Simons Center’s Distinguished Speakers Series. Gottlieb is the Director of the Feinstein International Center of Tufts University, and also holds the endowed position as the Irwin H. Rosenberg Professor in Nutrition… Read More

Amb. Moon returns to Fort Leavenworth



Amb. Moon returns to Fort Leavenworth
Ambassador (Ret.) Patrick Moon (center) smiles with Brigadier General Scott Efflandt, Deputy Commandant of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (left) and Michael Hockley, Chair of the CGSC Foundation Board of Trustees (right) at the National Security Roundtable on April 4, 2018. Retired Ambassador Patrick S. Moon returned… Read More

DoD, agencies collaborate on space technology



DoD, agencies collaborate on space technology
The Pentagon, NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the National Reconnaissance Office have come together to contribute to a review of the defense industrial base. The four agencies make up a “space industrial base working group” that is examining how agencies could share space technology, collaborate on space-related acquisitions, and… Read More

SAMS leads spring NSRT program



SAMS leads spring NSRT program
The U.S. Army Command and General Staff College’s School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) and the CGSC Foundation cohosted a National Security Roundtable (NSRT) program April 3-4, 2018 at the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Eighteen civilian business and academic professionals were the guests of this NSRT… Read More

Ambassadors discuss country teams in InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



Ambassadors discuss country teams in InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
Retired Ambassadors David Lambertson and Patrick Moon gave the latest presentation in the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series, speaking about Ambassadorial Expectations and Country Team Operations on April 3. During their presentation Ambassadors Lambertson and Moon shared their experiences on Embassy Country Teams and discussed an Ambassador’s expectations of U.S. personnel… Read More

InterAgency Journal 9-1



InterAgency Journal 9-1
Inside this issue: Features U.S. Northern Command Counterterrorism Response Force Requirement by Matthew D. Bartels Partnering to End Corruption through Security Cooperation and Defense Institution Building by Adam Bushey The Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Moral and Ethical Obligation of Resettlement or “I’ll Pass on the Poisoned Skittles” by Joel D.… Read More