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

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Whole-of-Government Response to Ebola Epidemic

On September 16, President Obama announced the plan for the whole-of-government response to address the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, declaring the outbreak to be a national security priority…


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State Issues Nonproliferation Compliance Report

This summer the U.S. Department of State issued the 2014 compliance report, which provides a detailed assessment of the adherence to arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament agreements or commitments of the U.S. and other nations…


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State, Interagency Partner to Counter Terrorists

On September 10, acting Deputy Coordinator for Homeland Security and Multilateral Affairs addressed the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security to discuss the threat posed by ISIL terrorists with Western passports…


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FEMA Releases National Protection Framework

This summer, the Federal Emergency Management Agency released the first edition of their National Protection Framework. The framework examines how to safeguard against acts of terrorism, natural disasters, and other threats or hazards…


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FEMA Issues Federal Interagency Operational Plans

In July 2014, the FEMA released the Federal Interagency Operational Plans. The plans describe how the federal government aligns resources and delivers core capabilities identified in the National Preparedness Goal…


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National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and many U.S. government departments and agencies and related nonprofits are encouraging Americans to take the necessary steps to ensure they are prepared in the event of a disaster or emergency…


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DoD Updates Strategy for Countering WMDs

This June the Department of Defense released its strategy for countering weapons of mass destruction. The strategy emphasizes the importance of cooperating with DoD partners, including other U.S. government departments and agencies…


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CNAS Reports on U.S. Port Resiliency in Disasters

In early August the Center for a New American Security released a report examining port recovery efforts during Hurricane Sandy. The report details the public and private sector collaboration that successfully prepared for recovery efforts…


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DoD, Partners Part of U.S. Strategy to Combat ISIL

Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby, Department of Defense Press Secretary, briefed the press Friday, August 22, on the U.S. strategy to confront the threat of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists…


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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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