Archive for the ‘IA News’ Category

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


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…


Report Critical of American Diplomacy

Friday, April 24th, 2015

In April the American Academy of Diplomacy published a report examining American diplomacy. The report criticizes the politicization of American diplomacy and includes suggestions to improve both the Foreign and Civil Services…


State, Others to Consult on Afghanistan

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

On April 20, the State Department announced it would be part of an interagency team that will take part in bilateral consultations on Afghanistan…


CSIS Reports on DHS Unity of Effort Initiative

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Last week, the Center for Strategic & International Studies released a paper analyzing the Department of Homeland Security’s “unity of effort initiative”…


Agencies, Communities to Take Part in “PrepareAthon!”

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

This month, U.S. agencies, communities, and individuals are gearing up for “America’s PrepareAthon!”. Participating government agencies include the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Defense…