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Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act introduced



Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act introduced
On December 5, Representative John Rutherford (R-FL) introduced to the House Homeland Security Committee a bill to authorize the participation in overseas interagency counterterrorism task forces of personnel of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The DHS Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act of 2017 amends Section 102 of the Homeland… Read More

New office at DHS to counter WMDs



New office at DHS to counter WMDs
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen announced last week the establishment of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office. The new office is established at a time when “The United States faces rising danger from terrorist groups and rogue nation states,” said Secretary Nielsen.… Read More

Ambassador McCarthy visits Fort Leavenworth



Ambassador McCarthy visits Fort Leavenworth
As part of the CGSC Foundation / Simons Center’s Distinguished Speaker Series, Ambassador (Ret.) Deborah A. McCarthy visited Fort Leavenworth Dec. 5-7, as this year’s DACOR Visiting Professor of Diplomacy. During her visit Ambassador McCarthy met with students and faculty of the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), students and… Read More