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
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
Earlier this month RAND Corporation published a report on the effects of climate change on urban environments. Climate change is quickly becoming a major concern around the world, bringing changes in weather patterns and impacting both rural and urban environments. This study focuses on how climate change impacts larger cities,… Read More
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
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
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
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...
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...
This essay analyzes the impacts of climate change on the security of the United States, and helps military, defense, and other national security professionals understand environmental security issues by explaining how environmental issues become national security issues...
On November 1, President Obama issued an Executive Order that is aimed at preparing the United States for the impacts of climate change. The Executive Order calls for close cooperation and coordinated planning to manage the risks associated with impact of climate change...