Demystifying the Interagency Process and Explaining the Ambassador’s Role
by Ronald E. Neumann
This article is designed to be an introduction to the interagency process and its application in the field for those unfamiliar with the subject.
One great obstacle to understanding the interagency process is the tendency,… Read More
Ambassador (Ret.) Patrick S. Moon, former U.S. Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, visited the Leavenworth area 26-28 April where he shared his expertise as part of the Simons Center’s Interagency Speaker Series program.
Ambassador Moon met with… Read More
Ambassador (Ret.) Laura Kennedy returned for a second visit to Fort Leavenworth in April, again serving as the DACOR visiting professor of diplomacy for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Class of 2017. Kennedy, who previously served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and… Read More
Ambassador (Ret.) Laura Kennedy who previously served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs among many other positions over a nearly 40 year diplomatic career, visited Fort Leavenworth Dec. 1-2 as the DACOR visiting professor of diplomacy for the CGSC Class of 2017.
Ambassador Kennedy… Read More
The State Department: No Longer the Gatekeeper
by Edward Marks
Foreign Affairs Ministers no longer hold a monopoly over foreign affairs, as the process of international relations now includes domestic agencies and important non-state actors as major participants. This process, beginning early in the 20th century, became more… Read More
Inside this issue:
Demystifying the Interagency Process and Explaining
the Ambassador’s Role
by Ronald E. Neumann
Disrupting the Foreign Fighter Flow: Interdiction and Prosecution
by Jan Schwarzenberg
Interagency: Nice to Talk About… Hard to Do
by David Eaton and Gus Otto
Whole-of-Government Teaming Through Collaborative
Construction: NRO/NSA Synergy
by… Read More
Ambassador (Ret.) Ronald E. Neumann recently spoke to students at the Maneuver Captains Career Course at Ft. Benning, Ga., about the interagency process. His remarks were part of the combat leader speaker program...
Inside this issue: A Ticking Time Bomb, by Joseph I. Lieberman and Susan M. Collins; Swords and Plowshares: DoD and USAID on the Battlefield, by Quy H. Nguyen...and much more.
Inside this issue: What "right" looks like in the Interagency: A Commander's Perspective, by Gen. William "Kip" Ward; Interagency Cooperation: An Ambassador's Perspective, by Thomas J. Miller...and much more.