Featured


Featured Article: Critical Infrastructure Protection



Featured Article: Critical Infrastructure Protection
Featured article: Critical Infrastructure Protection by Patricia Ladnier Both the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Defense (DoD) work to secure and defend the U.S., including protecting and securing key resources and critical infrastructure (referred to collectively as critical infrastructure). The Constitution and federal statutory law establish… Read More

InterAgency Journal 8-3



InterAgency Journal 8-3
Inside this issue: Features Critical Infrastructure Protection by Patricia Ladnier Fostering Interagency Collaboration for Upstream Counterproliferation by Matthew D. Rautio Nuclear Terrorism – Imminent Threat? by Brendan G. Melley A Clear Deterrence Strategy Required for Cyber by Terrence S. Allen Interagency Leadership by Duane M. Blackburn The End of Operational… Read More

News You Can Use: 08/15/17



News You Can Use: 08/15/17
National Security   Officials downplay the idea that nuclear war with North Korea is imminent, The Washington Post McMaster equates ‘terrorism’ with Charlottesville car attack, Politico State Department Confronts North Korea With Rows of Vacant Positions, Government Executive Here’s the Memo That Blew Up the NSC, Foreign Policy Top U.S. General… Read More

Anthology focuses on importance of Eurasian region



Anthology focuses on importance of Eurasian region
Army University Press recently published “Cultural Perspectives, Geopolitics & Energy Security of Eurasia: Is the Next Global Conflict Imminent?” under the auspice of Culture, Regional Expertise and Language Management Office. The anthology looks at the military and diplomatic dynamics of the Eurasia region, and provides cultural context of the region.… Read More

WHINSEC commandant discusses interagency focus



WHINSEC commandant discusses interagency focus
In a recent interview with Diálogo, U.S. Army Colonel Keith Anthony spoke about the mission and curriculum of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC), and institute’s place within U.S Southern Command. Col. Anthony has been the commandant of WHINSEC for over two years. During the interview, Anthony discussed… Read More

InterAgency Brown-Bag Lectures return for AY 2018



InterAgency Brown-Bag Lectures return for AY 2018
The InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series is returning for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Academic Year 2018. The InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series co-hosted by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School (CGSS) and the Colonel Arthur D. Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation is an extracurricular, interagency topic-focused … Read More

Dunford speaks on State’s role with Defense



Dunford speaks on State’s role with Defense
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps General Joe Dunford recently spoke at the Aspen Security Forum in Aspen, Colorado. In his remarks Dunford spoke about his evolving view of the State Department and State’s importance to U.S. defense. While speaking to NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent… Read More

State releases 2016 country report on terrorism



State releases 2016 country report on terrorism
On July 19, the State Department released the 2016 Country Reports on Terrorism. The annual Country Reports on Terrorism provide policy-related assessments and country-by-country breakdowns of foreign government counterterrorism cooperation, and contain information on state sponsors of terrorism, terrorist safe havens, foreign terrorist organizations, and the global challenge of chemical,… Read More

Hackers target nuclear facilities



Hackers target nuclear facilities
Earlier this month the New York Times published a piece detailing how hackers have been targeting the computer networks of nuclear power stations, energy facilities, and manufacturing plants. The revelation came from a joint report from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and… Read More