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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…

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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

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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…

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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.

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Cybercom Commander Lauds Partnerships

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Cybercom commander Adm. Michael S. Rogers addressed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in late October. Rogers focused his address on the importance of partnerships for effective cybersecurity…

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House Committee Reviews Multi-Agency Ebola Response

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

On October 24, experts and representatives from several U.S. departments and international organizations spoke at a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ebola response hearing…

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DHS Secretary Reviews 21st Century Border Security

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson recently spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on the subject of U.S. border security in the 21st century. His remarks were centered on the U.S. southwest border…

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USAID, White House Release Ebola Factsheets

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Earlier this month, the White House and USAID released factsheets updating the public on the U.S. government response to the Ebola outbreak…

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Johnson Encourages Further DHS/DoD Cooperation

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

On October 14, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson spoke about past, current, and future collaborative efforts, and encouraged increased cooperation between all branches of U.S. government…

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Son Tay Raiders Share Lessons Learned

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The Son Tay Raider Association, formed in 1990, acts as a way for veterans of the Operation Ivory Coast mission to stay connected to one another. For the first time, the raiders met in Kansas City and spoke about their 1970 mission at Fort Leavenworth…

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