PUBLICATIONS OVERVIEW

As a part of its mission to foster and develop an interagency body of knowledge while facilitating broader and more effective cooperation within the United States government, the Simons Center produces a number of publications. Simons Center publications cover a broad range of interagency topics including national security, counterterrorism, stabilization and reconstruction operations, and disaster preparation and response. The Simons Center’s three main publications include the:

Other publications such as special studies, reports, web-exclusive publications and books are created and distributed on an as-needed basis. Click each publication’s title above to view a description of the publication and view all available issues. Individuals wishing to receive hard copies of Simons Center publications should contact editor@thesimonscenter.org. To receive updates about the release of new Simons Center publications, Simons Center news and events, and other interagency news and events via email, please sign up for email alerts on the main page of the Simons Center website.

The Simons Center is always looking for authors to contribute manuscripts reflecting their experience, study, and insight. Prospective authors are encouraged to submit their works after a review of the Simons Center Writer’s Submission Guidelines and the Simons Center Interagency Research Topics list. Manuscripts may be submitted online through the Contribute Content page.

Disclaimer: The opinions, conclusions, and recommendations expressed or implied within these publications are those of the authors and contributors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Stated Army Command and General Staff College, the Department of the Army, the Department of Defense, or any other agency of the Federal government, nor those of the Simons Center or Command and General Staff College Foundation.

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THE LATEST PUBLICATIONS

American Diplomacy at Risk

Report Critical of American Diplomacy

In April the American Academy of Diplomacy published a report examining American diplomacy. The report criticizes the politicization of American diplomacy and includes suggestions to improve both the Foreign and Civil Services…


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State, Others to Consult on Afghanistan

On April 20, the State Department announced it would be part of an interagency team that will take part in bilateral consultations on Afghanistan…


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CSIS Reports on DHS Unity of Effort Initiative

Last week, the Center for Strategic & International Studies released a paper analyzing the Department of Homeland Security’s “unity of effort initiative”…


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Agencies, Communities to Take Part in “PrepareAthon!”

This month, U.S. agencies, communities, and individuals are gearing up for “America’s PrepareAthon!”. Participating government agencies include the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Defense…


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Sewell Provides Update on Atrocity Prevention Board

Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewell recently spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations on the origin, purpose, and progress of the Atrocities Preventions Board…


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Air Force Restructures Nuclear Weapons Center

In late March, the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center was restructured to better serve the Nuclear Enterprise. The center has added two new directorates, including the Nuclear Technology and Interagency Directorate…


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Interagency Operation to Curb Passport, Visa Fraud

In February 2015, special agents from the State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security led a large-scale, interagency operation focused on resolving passport and visa fraud cases…


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Bill Calls For Interagency Coordination in U.S. Hostage Cases

Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA) recently introduced a bill that calls for greater government-wide coordination in U.S. hostage cases. The bill has already gained the support of Secretary of Defense Ash Carter…


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IAE 15-02W U.S. Military Sustainment Assistance Following North Korean Regime Collapse

This essay examines the combined response efforts that would be required of the U.S. military, U.S. government, nongovernmental organizations, and international partners in the event of regime collapse in North Korea…


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Interagency Strategy Needed on Drones

Last week, members of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management called for better comprehensive strategy to combat the potential threats of domestic drones…


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