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Call for Papers – Special Edition InterAgency Journal

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

September 2, 2014 – January 9, 2015

The Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation announces a special edition of the InterAgency Journal, to be published in Spring, 2015. This special edition will focus on the interagency challenge posed by weapons of mass destruction…

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CNAS Reports on U.S. Port Resiliency in Disasters

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

In early August the Center for a New American Security released a report examining port recovery efforts during Hurricane Sandy. The report details the public and private sector collaboration that successfully prepared for recovery efforts…

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DoD, Partners Part of U.S. Strategy to Combat ISIL

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby, Department of Defense Press Secretary, briefed the press Friday, August 22, on the U.S. strategy to confront the threat of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists…

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Cybercom on Frontlines for Cyberattacks

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

In a recent interview at NSA headquarters, Cybercom commander Navy Admiral Mike Rogers noted cyber’s crucial role in future DoD operations, and spoke of Cybercom’s training exercises with interagency partners…

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Stimson Center Reports on U.S. Drone Policy

Monday, August 18th, 2014

The Stimson Center recently published a report on U.S. drone policy. The report represents a preliminary effort to respond to President Obama’s May 2013 call for constructive new approaches to thinking about the use of drones…

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House Passes Cybersecurity Legislation

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Last week, the House of Representatives passed three bills aimed at strengthening efforts to combat cyber attacks on U.S. critical infrastructure. These efforts include increased information sharing, advancing cyber technologies, and improving the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity workforce…

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Report Addresses Cyber, Terror Threats

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

The Bipartisan Policy Center recently released a report warning of myriad cybersecurity and terrorism threats to the United States. The report is a product of former 9/11 Commissioners….

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Cyber Exercise Improves Interagency Cooperation

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Earlier this month, 550 participants engaged in Cyber Guard 14-1, a two-week exercise designed to test operational and interagency coordination in the event of a domestic cyberspace incident…

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Simons Center Meets with Federal Executive Board

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

On July 17, the Simons Center and the CGSC Foundation met with leaders from the Kansas City Federal Executive Board and the heads of regional federal agencies to discuss anticipating and mitigating cyber threats to federal agencies and large corporations…

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InterAgency Journal 5-2 (Summer 2014)

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Inside this issue: Losing Lessons at the Water’s Edge, Benjamin Cabana; Deep Analysis: Designing Complexity Into Our Understanding of Conflict, Thomas G. Matyók, Hannah Rose Mendoza and Cathryne Schmitz… and much more.

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