Simons Center News & Announcements


Featured Article: A Ticking Time Bomb…



Featured Article: A Ticking Time Bomb…
Featured article: West Africa: A “Ticking Time Bomb” or an Opportunity to Advance U.S. National Security Interests? by Raymond Everhart, John Morris, and Mohamadou Amar As international relations expert Francis Fukuyama wrote, “Since the end of the Cold War, weak and failing states have arguably become the single most important… Read More

Simons Center hosts first InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



Simons Center hosts first InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
The Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School hosted the first lecture in their new series yesterday afternoon. The inaugural lecture in the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series, titled “Interagency Cooperation and Country Team Operations,” featured Ambassador (Ret.) David Lambertson and Lt. Gen. (Ret.)… Read More

Featured Article: Out of Sync…



Featured Article: Out of Sync…
Featured article: “Out of Sync” – U.S. Africa Command and Recent Interagency Challenges by William Denn, J. J. Williams, and Devanie Johnson U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), the Department of Defense’s (DoD) newest, geographic combatant command formed in 2007, exemplifies a bold, new experiment in whole-of-government interagency cooperation. Structured from the… Read More

Featured Article: Through the Looking Glass…



Featured Article: Through the Looking Glass…
Featured article: Through the Looking Glass: The Reflectionism Theory of International Relations by Terron Wharton Politics is a human endeavor, and like any human endeavor, it is impossible to predict or prescribe solutions with absolute accuracy. People will always surprise you. Consequently, political science postulates theories and models of human… Read More

International officers receive graduation badges



International officers receive graduation badges
International military students, received the Command and General Staff College International Officer Graduate Badge during a ceremony June 9, 2016, in the Eisenhower Auditorium at the post’s Lewis and Clark Center. In the 2016 CGSC graduating class, there were 109 international officers representing 90 countries. Lt. Gen. Michael Lundy, Commanding… Read More