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Simons Center Reveals New Interagency Bibliography



Simons Center Reveals New Interagency Bibliography

The Simons Center is pleased to reveal the first installment of its interagency bibliography.  The bibliography is part of the Simons Center's mission to foster and develop an interagency body of knowledge and boasts over 500 entries regarding interagency issues.  The bibliography includes reports from the Government Accountability Office and the Congressional Research Service, professional publications by subject matter experts, and academic research from both military and non-military institutions...

Request for public comments on the inter-agency anti-counterfeiting working group



Request for public comments on the inter-agency anti-counterfeiting working group

The Federal Government is currently undertaking a significant effort to eliminate counterfeit products from the U.S. Government supply chain. In June 2010, Vice President Biden and White House Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Victoria Espinel, announced the Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement, laying out a coordinated government-wide approach to strengthening intellectual property enforcement and directing the establishment of an inter-agency working group...

Presidential Study Directive aims to prevent mass attrocities and genocide



Presidential Study Directive aims to prevent mass attrocities and genocide

Sixty-six years since the Holocaust and 17 years after Rwanda, the United States still lacks a comprehensive policy framework and a corresponding interagency mechanism for preventing and responding to mass atrocities and genocide.  This has left the United States ill prepared to engage early, proactively, and decisively to prevent threats from evolving into large-scale civilian atrocities...

Joint Special Operations University updates SOF Interagency Counterterrorism Reference Manual



Joint Special Operations University updates SOF Interagency Counterterrorism Reference Manual

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) recently revised and republished its SOF Interagency Counterterrorism Reference Manual.  In the past, the manual has provided a valuable reference for JSOU students, SOF staff officers, and partners in the interagency process...