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State, Interagency Partner to Counter Terrorists

Friday, September 12th, 2014

On September 10, acting Deputy Coordinator for Homeland Security and Multilateral Affairs addressed the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security to discuss the threat posed by ISIL terrorists with Western passports…


FEMA Releases National Protection Framework

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

This summer, the Federal Emergency Management Agency released the first edition of their National Protection Framework. The framework examines how to safeguard against acts of terrorism, natural disasters, and other threats or hazards…


FEMA Issues Federal Interagency Operational Plans

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

In July 2014, the FEMA released the Federal Interagency Operational Plans. The plans describe how the federal government aligns resources and delivers core capabilities identified in the National Preparedness Goal…


National Preparedness Month

Friday, September 5th, 2014

September is National Preparedness Month, and many U.S. government departments and agencies and related nonprofits are encouraging Americans to take the necessary steps to ensure they are prepared in the event of a disaster or emergency…


DoD Updates Strategy for Countering WMDs

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

This June the Department of Defense released its strategy for countering weapons of mass destruction. The strategy emphasizes the importance of cooperating with DoD partners, including other U.S. government departments and agencies…


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 call for papers for a Spring 2015 special edition of the InterAgency Journal. This special edition will focus on the interagency challenge posed by weapons of mass destruction (WMD).


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…


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…


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…


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…