climate change


Government climate change report released



Government climate change report released
The U.S. Global Change Research Program published their Fourth National Climate Assessment in November. The report was released the day after Thanksgiving, and its findings run counter to the Trump Administration’s public statements on the subject of climate change. According to the report,  “Climate change threatens the health and well-being… Read More

Featured Article: Strategic Defense Impacts of Climate Change…



Featured Article: Strategic Defense Impacts of Climate Change…
Featured article: Strategic Defense Impacts of Climate Change: An Interagency Challenge by Wendell Chris King The United States faces a complex and scary national security environment. We are confronted with numerous threats to peace and security from both inside and outside our borders: North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, Chinese aggression in… Read More

InterAgency Journal 9-4



InterAgency Journal 9-4
Inside this issue: Features Collaborating to Solve National Science and Technology Challenges in a Time of Scarcity by Ian G. Brosnan and Jonathan Stock Strategic Defense Impacts of Climate Change: An Interagency Challenge by Wendell Chris King Musicians of Mars: Attaining Interagency Consensus on Perpetual War in Afghanistan by Robert… Read More

Former dean speaks on global threat of climate change



Former dean speaks on global threat of climate change
Brigadier General (Ret.) Wendell Chris King, Ph.D., P.E., Dean Emeritus of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) addressed students and faculty from the University of Saint Mary’s (USM) on September 21, the International Day of Peace, as part of the Simons Center Distinguished Speaker Series. The presentation… Read More

More from RAND on climate change, international security



More from RAND on climate change, international security
In late December 2016, RAND Corporation published a dissertation on climate change and international security. The dissertation offers a prospective analysis of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the anticipated security consequences of climate change. According to the author, the effects of climate-driven environmental change is expected to threaten… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/28/16



News You Can Use: 09/28/16
National Security Military failed to conduct background checks on civilians in base housing, putting troops at risk, Military Times Get ready for the new normal: Fighting terror in the US, The Hill Carter: Nuclear Triad ‘Bedrock of Our Security’, Defense News U.S. charges four Chinese, firm with aiding Pyongyang’s nuclear… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/16/16



News You Can Use: 09/16/16
National Security Report: Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan cost almost $5 trillion so far, Military Times The Post-9/11 U.S. Intelligence Community, The Cipher Brief Iran threatened to shoot down US Navy spy planes in the Persian Gulf, Fox News Disjointed: Pentagon Isn’t Coordinating Efforts to Fix Readiness, Government Executive Climate Change… Read More

USAID-NASA partnership bolsters development



USAID-NASA partnership bolsters development
On September 17, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officials met in Washington, D.C. for a town hall on a joint USAID and NASA venture to improve environmental decision-making abilities for officials in developing countries. USAID Associate Administrator Eric Postel and NASA Administrator… Read More

President lays out 2015 National Security Strategy



President lays out 2015 National Security Strategy

Last Friday, the White House released President Obama’s new National Security Strategy, which builds on the progress of the last six years, and provides a vision and strategy for advancing the nation’s interests...