Simons Center News & Announcements


Space domain topic of InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



Space domain topic of InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
Mr. Thomas A. Gray, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Liaison to the Combined Arms Center and Army University, spoke at the latest InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture at U.S. Army Command and General Staff College on May 8. His presentation was entitled “The Domain of Space and National Security.”… Read More

Special Report: The Ethics of Future Warfare



Special Report: The Ethics of Future Warfare
About this Report: Beginning in 2009, the Command and General Staff College Foundation has partnered each year with the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College to host an annual ethics symposium at Fort Leavenworth. These annual symposia provide an opportunity for academics and practitioners to come together to discuss… Read More

Amb. McCarthy hosts “The General and the Ambassador” podcasts



Amb. McCarthy hosts “The General and the Ambassador” podcasts
Retired Ambassador Deborah McCarthy, the 2018 DACOR Visiting Professor of Diplomacy for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC), is the host of a podcast series that promotes interagency cooperation. The podcast series titled “The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation” is produced by the American Academy of… Read More

State Surgeon of Kansas presents on modern epidemics



State Surgeon of Kansas presents on modern epidemics
Dr. Lee A. Norman, the State Surgeon of Kansas, presented a lecture entitled “Modern Epidemics: Why they occur and why we should worry!” on Monday, April 23 in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Dr. Norman spoke about public health issues the world… Read More

Ambassador McCarthy returns as DACOR Visiting Professor



Ambassador McCarthy returns as DACOR Visiting Professor
Retired Ambassador Deborah McCarthy returned for a second visit to Fort Leavenworth in April, again serving as the DACOR visiting professor of diplomacy for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Class of 2018. McCarthy, who served as the U.S. Ambassador to Lithuania from 2013 to 2016, visited… Read More

Career Minister Gottlieb joins Distinguished Speaker Series



Career Minister Gottlieb joins Distinguished Speaker Series
Retired Career Minister Gregory Gottlieb, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), recently visited Fort Leavenworth as part of the Simons Center’s Distinguished Speakers Series. Gottlieb is the Director of the Feinstein International Center of Tufts University, and also holds the endowed position as the Irwin H. Rosenberg Professor in Nutrition… Read More

Amb. Moon returns to Fort Leavenworth



Amb. Moon returns to Fort Leavenworth
Retired Ambassador Patrick S. Moon returned to the Fort Leavenworth area in early April of this year, where he again took part in the Simons Center’s Distinguished Speakers Series. Ambassador Moon, who served as the the U.S. Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina from 2010 to 2013, visited Fort Leavenworth April… Read More

Ambassadors discuss country teams in InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



Ambassadors discuss country teams in InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
Retired Ambassadors David Lambertson and Patrick Moon gave the latest presentation in the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series, speaking about Ambassadorial Expectations and Country Team Operations on April 3. During their presentation Ambassadors Lambertson and Moon shared their experiences on Embassy Country Teams and discussed an Ambassador’s expectations of U.S. personnel… Read More

CGSS hosts interagency course for true interagency audience



CGSS hosts interagency course for true interagency audience
The U.S. Army Command and Staff School (CGSS), Fort Belvoir, Virginia Satellite Campus, recently concluded its elective course on Interagency and National Security Coordination to a true interagency audience. The five-week course began in January 2018 and ended at the end of February 18. The elective is hosted through the… Read More

Ethics of Cyber Defense topic of InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



Ethics of Cyber Defense topic of InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
On Feb. 26, Dr. Michael H. Hoeflich, the John H. & John M. Kane Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Kansas, led a discussion on the ethics of cyber defense in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. During his presentation Hoeflich… Read More