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Featured Article: Synchronizing America’s Humanitarian Strategy



Featured Article: Synchronizing America’s Humanitarian Strategy
Featured article: Synchronizing America’s Humanitarian Strategy in the Wake of Operation United Assistance by Megan McWilliams, Daniel Wiggins and Matthew Wunderlich In 2014, the U.S. led the global response to the escalating Ebola pandemic in West Africa. The crisis spurred numerous interagency, multinational, and intergovernmental entities to unite and provide… Read More

Featured Article: National Security and the Responsibility to Protect



Featured Article: National Security and the Responsibility to Protect
Featured article: National Security and the Responsibility to Protect by John Gartside, Elliott B. Burns and Tim Downing In response to the recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and the persistent threat of regional diseases turning into pandemics, some have called on the international community to take a more… Read More

Video of Federal Executive Board “Brown-Bag” available



Video of Federal Executive Board “Brown-Bag” available
Video of the Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation’s fourth lecture in the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series is now available. Mr. Larry A. Hisle, Executive Director of the Greater Kansas City Federal Executive Board (FEB), presented a lecture on “The Greater Kansas City Federal Executive Board” on December 13, 2016. The… Read More

Featured Article: A Framework for Success



Featured Article: A Framework for Success
Featured article: A Framework for Success: Maximizing Collaborations between Federal Organizations by Caroline R. Earle, Deena S. Disraelly and Robert A. Zirkle In an era of declining budgets and growing demands, the Obama White House and the Executive Department Secretaries have committed themselves to increasing the openness and transparency of… Read More

Ambassador Kennedy visits Fort Leavenworth



Ambassador Kennedy visits Fort Leavenworth
Ambassador (Ret.) Laura Kennedy who previously served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs among many other positions over a nearly 40 year diplomatic career, visited Fort Leavenworth Dec. 1-2 as the DACOR visiting professor of diplomacy for the CGSC Class of 2017. Ambassador Kennedy… Read More

Hisle presents on Federal Executive Board



Hisle presents on Federal Executive Board
The fourth lecture in the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series was co-hosted by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School and the Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation on Dec. 13 in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Mr. Larry A. Hisle, Executive Director… Read More

Featured Article: The End of End State



Featured Article: The End of End State
Featured article: The End of End State – Strategic Planning Process for the 21st Century by William J. Davis The two quotes above are indicative of a cultural fault line that exists between national command authorities and senior military advisors over the decision to employ military force for matters of… Read More