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New Members Appointed to Homeland Security Advisory Council

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

On May 7, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced the appointment of four new members to the Homeland Security Advisory Council…


InterAgency Journal 6-2 (Spring 2015)

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Inside this issue: Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Interagency, John Mark Mattox; Cape Ray Diplomacy: How a U.S. Merchant Vessel Took Center Stage in Foreign Relations, Chi K. Cheung; Improving the Intelligence Community’s Contribution to Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, Timothy W. Fisher… and much more.


Simons Center Hosts Cybersecurity Roundtable

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

On May 14 the Simons Center hosted the CEO Cybersecurity Roundtable, presented in partnership with the Kansas City chapter of Business Executives for National Security and the CGSC Foundation…


Multi-Agency Exercise Prepares for Nuclear Incident

Monday, May 18th, 2015

In early May, the Department of Defense hosted a multi-agency exercise to prepare agency experts to respond to home-grown terrorists and a nuclear incident…


Continued Assistance Provided to Nepal

Friday, May 15th, 2015

The U.S. continues to provide assistance in disaster relief efforts in Nepal after multiple earthquakes. The 7.8 earthquake and 7.3 magnitude aftershock have claimed over 8,000 lives and injured nearly 18,000 people…


State, USAID Release 2015 QDDR

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development have released the 2015 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, Enduring Leadership in a Dynamic World


Simons Center Progress Report 2014

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

The Simons Center has released their 2014 annual report. The report details the Simons Center’s efforts and provides a review of the their new three year strategic plan…


U.S. Provides Humanitarian Assistance to Nepal

Monday, May 4th, 2015

The U.S. government and military are both actively providing assistance to Nepal after the April 25 earthquake…


DoD Releases Cyber Strategy

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the release of the Defense Department’s new cybersecurity strategy on April 23. The new guidance builds on DoD’s original strategy…


New Hostage Strategy to Follow Interagency Review

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Officials recently announced that an interagency review of U.S. hostage policy will be completed this spring. Possible changes to the U.S. hostage policy include the creation of a fusion cell dedicated to recovering American hostages…