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FEMA Offers Interagency Logisitcs Course

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced they will be offering a course on the fundamental concepts of interagency logistics. The course is recommended for federal, state, local, and military personnel…


DHS Partnership to Combat Human Trafficking

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

On December 11, the Department of Homeland Security announced their new partnership with TravelCenters of America. The partnership between the DHS Blue Campaign and TravelCenters of America is meant to combat human trafficking…


GAO Reports on DoD/State Projects

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Last month the Government Accountability Office released a report documenting lessons learned from the Global Security Contingency Fund program managed by the Departments of State and Defense…


Defense Agency Steps Up Ebola Efforts

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Defense Threat Reduction Agency Deputy Director recently spoke about DTRA’s response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, where DTRA is one of several U.S. government and international agencies involved in the Ebola response…


Interagency Cooperation Helpful in Countering ISIL

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

This week, Department of Homeland Security Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Policy Tom Warrick testified on the threat posed by ISIL and other terror groups…


Officials Warn of Potential ISIS Attacks in U.S.

Monday, December 1st, 2014

A joint intelligence bulletin issued by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security warns that Islamic State forces may be planning attacks against military personnel within the United States…


Executive Orders on Immigration Encourage Greater Interagency Cooperation

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

President Obama recently announced a set of initiatives and Executive Orders to reduce the strain on the current immigration system. The executive actions also encourage increased interagency cooperation…


Publication Opportunities at the Simons Center

Monday, November 24th, 2014

The Arthur D. Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation is now accepting article submissions for the 2015 editions of the InterAgency Journal


Obama Calls for Interagency Review of Hostage Policy

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

This week it was announced that President Obama has ordered a comprehensive review of U.S. policy concerning American hostages held overseas. The proposed review will focus on several areas related to hostage cases…


IAP 14W (November 2014) Strategic Approach to Combat Transnational Organized Crime

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

This paper looks at the disjointed efforts, a lack of understanding, and limited motivation to participate that characterize the current state of affairs on combating transnational organized crime, and examines approaches to better address this issue. The authors discuss whole-of-government and partner-nation efforts to combat transnational organized crime.