For months, U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies have been collaborating in an investigation into Russian attempts to influence the recent presidential election. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), National Security Agency (NSA), Department of Justice, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and representatives of… Read More
November 8 was a busy day for everyone at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC). Not only was yesterday election day, but that afternoon the Simons Center and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School (CGSS) hosted their third InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture.
Dr. John G. Breen, … Read More
The third lecture in the new InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series is scheduled for 12:30-1:30 p.m., Nov. 8, in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth.
This third lecture entitled “Getting to Know the CIA” is being presented by Dr. John G. Breen, CGSC Commandant’s… Read More
The Ethics of Espionage and Covert Action:
The CIA’s Rendition, Detention and Interrogation Program as a Case Study
by John Breen
I have just asked a classroom filled with U.S. Army officers (with a few sister service and civilian counterparts thrown in) to name some of the ethical… Read More
Several U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies are investigating possible cyber-attacks aimed at November’s presidential election. While the agencies do not have conclusive proof that Russia is involved in a specific plot, officials from the FBI, CIA, National Security Agency (NSA), and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are concerned.
One… Read More
Inside this issue:
Through the Looking Glass: The Reflectionism Theory
of International Relations
by Terron Wharton
The Impact of Worldviews on Training and Education
in Iraq and Afghanistan
by Ted A. Thomas and Seth George
“Out of Sync” – U.S. Africa Command and Recent
by William Denn,… Read More
President Obama announced the completion of the review of U.S. hostage policy on June 24. The President also announced the creation of an interagency Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell aimed at improving how the government develops hostage recovery plans...
Inside this issue: Adapting to Change: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship, by David Oakley; Everyone Else is They: A New Framework for Operational Culture, by Megan Kraushaar; The National Security Council Deputies Committee - Engine of the Policy Process, by Mark Wilcox …and much more.
The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has released their report on the September 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi. The report includes recommendations designed to improve security of American diplomatic and intelligence facilities abroad...
The White House released the fact sheet for a comprehensive strategy to prevent and respond to mass atrocities. The strategy stems from an August 2011 Presidential Study Directive...