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Bill Calls For Interagency Coordination in U.S. Hostage Cases

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA) recently introduced a bill that calls for greater government-wide coordination in U.S. hostage cases. The bill has already gained the support of Secretary of Defense Ash Carter…


IAE 15-02W U.S. Military Sustainment Assistance Following North Korean Regime Collapse

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

This essay examines the combined response efforts that would be required of the U.S. military, U.S. government, nongovernmental organizations, and international partners in the event of regime collapse in North Korea…


Interagency Strategy Needed on Drones

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Last week, members of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management called for better comprehensive strategy to combat the potential threats of domestic drones…


Cybersecurity Bill Passes Senate Intelligence Committee

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

On March 13, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015. The bill creates additional incentives to increase sharing of cybersecurity threat information…


Neumann Speaks on Interagency Process

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Ambassador (Ret.) Ronald E. Neumann recently spoke to students at the Maneuver Captains Career Course at Ft. Benning, Ga., about the interagency process. His remarks were part of the combat leader speaker program…


CSIS Report Provides Recommendations on Cyber Threat Information Sharing

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

In early March, the Center for Strategic & International Studies published a report outlining their recommendations to Congress in regard to cyber threat information sharing between the government and the private sector…


IAS-004 (March 2015) Economics in Counterinsurgency Operations

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

This study compares previously deployed economic development plans to efforts undertaken during the recent operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The author explores the Marshall Plan’s success in post-WWII Europe and the pacification efforts undertaken by the Office of Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development (CORDS) during the Vietnam War.


Military Leaders Speak on Cyber Issues

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Last month, leaders from U.S. Cyber Command and the Army Cyber Command spoke about preventing and responding to cyberattacks and the future of cyber defense at a cybersecurity conference hosted by the New America Foundation…


DHS Officials Push for Cyber Information Sharing

Friday, February 27th, 2015

This week, two Department of Homeland Security officials testified before a congressional panel on President Obama’s proposal on cybersecurity information sharing…


Report Outlines Lessons Learned Establishing Interagency Task Force

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Earlier in February, the RAND Corporation released a report documenting lessons learned while establishing the Guatemalan Interagency Task Force Tecún Umán. The IATF was established for the interdiction of drug flow across the Mexican border…