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

cybercom

Cybercom on Frontlines for Cyberattacks

In a recent interview at NSA headquarters, Cybercom commander Navy Admiral Mike Rogers noted cyber’s crucial role in future DoD operations, and spoke of Cybercom’s training exercises with interagency partners…


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Stimson Center Reports on U.S. Drone Policy

The Stimson Center recently published a report on U.S. drone policy. The report represents a preliminary effort to respond to President Obama’s May 2013 call for constructive new approaches to thinking about the use of drones…


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9th Annual Border Security Expo

April 21, 2015 – April 22, 2015

The 9th Annual Border Security Expo will be held at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ, from April 21-22, 2015…


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Cybersecurity Framework Workshop

October 29, 2014 – October 30, 2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology will hold a workshop on the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity on Oct. 29 and 30, 2014…


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House Passes Cybersecurity Legislation

Last week, the House of Representatives passed three bills aimed at strengthening efforts to combat cyber attacks on U.S. critical infrastructure. These efforts include increased information sharing, advancing cyber technologies, and improving the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity workforce…


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U.S./Canada Border Conference

September 16, 2014 – September 17, 2014

The U.S./Canada Border Conference will be held at COBO Center in Detroit, Michigan, from September 16 to September 17, 2014…


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9-11 Comission Report - July 2014

Report Addresses Cyber, Terror Threats

The Bipartisan Policy Center recently released a report warning of myriad cybersecurity and terrorism threats to the United States. The report is a product of former 9/11 Commissioners….


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Cyber Exercise Improves Interagency Cooperation

Earlier this month, 550 participants engaged in Cyber Guard 14-1, a two-week exercise designed to test operational and interagency coordination in the event of a domestic cyberspace incident…


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IAJ 5-2

InterAgency Journal 5-2 (Summer 2014)

Inside this issue: Losing Lessons at the Water’s Edge, Benjamin Cabana; Deep Analysis: Designing Complexity Into Our Understanding of Conflict, Thomas G. Matyók, Hannah Rose Mendoza and Cathryne Schmitz… and much more.


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GAO-14-494

Better Collaboration Needed Along Southwest Border

In June the Government Accountability Office released a report reviewing collaborative efforts among the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and other interagency partners along the U.S. southwest border…


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