Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)


Featured Article: CIA’s Covert Action in 1954



Featured Article: CIA’s Covert Action in 1954
Featured article: A CGSC International Hall of Fame Member and the CIA’s Covert Action in 1954 by John G. Breen The International Hall of Fame at the Army’s Command and General Staff College (CGSC), Fort Leavenworth, KS, was established in 1973 to recognize prominent, international military officer graduates. Inductees have… Read More

Featured Article: A Brief History of Scandals…



Featured Article: A Brief History of Scandals…
Featured article: A Brief History of Scandals: Special Oversight Challenges in National Security Interrogations by Erik Jens A history of (at least) American national security operations and initiatives shows, fairly convincingly, the need for external oversight. Time and again, executive branch agencies have, with the best of motives as they… Read More

Featured Article: Optimizing a U.S. Communications Strategy…



Featured Article: Optimizing a U.S. Communications Strategy…
Featured article: Optimizing a U.S. Communications Strategy through Structure and Design by Sharon Engelmeier The endurance of Syria’s Assad regime, Russia’s defiant maneuvering in eastern Ukraine, and the Islamic State’s encroachment on Iraqi territory stand as staunch reminders to those within U.S. government strategic communication fields that they remain deficient… Read More

Featured Article: Covert Action and Unintended Consequences



Featured Article: Covert Action and Unintended Consequences
Featured article: Covert Action and Unintended Consequences by John G. Breen In the middle of the CIA’s 1954 covert overthrow of the democratically-elected government of Guatemala, with waning rebel force momentum and facing calls to increase support to the insurgents with unmarked surplus WWII bombers, President Eisenhower turned to his… Read More

InterAgency Journal 8-3



InterAgency Journal 8-3
Inside this issue: Features Critical Infrastructure Protection by Patricia Ladnier Fostering Interagency Collaboration for Upstream Counterproliferation by Matthew D. Rautio Nuclear Terrorism – Imminent Threat? by Brendan G. Melley A Clear Deterrence Strategy Required for Cyber by Terrence S. Allen Interagency Leadership by Duane M. Blackburn The End of Operational… Read More

Agencies investigate Russia, Trump associates



Agencies investigate Russia, Trump associates
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

Simons Center hosts third InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



Simons Center hosts third InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
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

Third lecture in ‘InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series’ – Nov. 8



Third lecture in ‘InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series’ – Nov. 8
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

Featured Article: The Ethics of Espionage…



Featured Article: The Ethics of Espionage…
Featured article: 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