Archive for the ‘IA News’ Category

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…


Sewell Provides Update on Atrocity Prevention Board

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewell recently spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations on the origin, purpose, and progress of the Atrocities Preventions Board…


Air Force Restructures Nuclear Weapons Center

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

In late March, the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center was restructured to better serve the Nuclear Enterprise. The center has added two new directorates, including the Nuclear Technology and Interagency Directorate…


Interagency Operation to Curb Passport, Visa Fraud

Monday, March 30th, 2015

In February 2015, special agents from the State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security led a large-scale, interagency operation focused on resolving passport and visa fraud cases…


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…


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…