Retired Ambassador Deborah McCarthy, the 2018 DACOR Visiting Professor of Diplomacy for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC), is the host of a podcast series that promotes interagency cooperation. The podcast series titled “The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation” is produced by the American Academy of… Read More
Inside this issue:
NORAD: A Model to Address Gaps in U.S.-Mexico Security Coordination
by Patti Bielling
The Tumultuous Recent History of U.S. Stabilization
and Reconstruction Efforts: The Way Ahead?
by David A. Anderson
Civil Affairs History and Doctrine:
From Military Government to Interagency Partner
by Thomas R. Geisinger
Moral… Read More
A Framework for Success: Maximizing Collaborations between Federal Organizations
by Caroline R. Earle, Deena S. Disraelly and Robert A. Zirkle
In an era of declining budgets and growing demands, the Obama White House and the Executive Department Secretaries have committed themselves to increasing the openness and transparency of… Read More
Inside this issue:
A Framework for Success: Maximizing Collaborations
between Federal Organizations
by Caroline R. Earle, Deena S. Disraelly
and Robert A. Zirkle
Developing a Culture of Questioning or Don’t Tell, Do Ask
by Ted Thomas and James Thomas
Killing Kids: An Interagency Problem
by John R. Bennett, Nicholas… Read More
On February 9, the White House announced the creation of the Federal Privacy Council. The Council was established through an Executive Order and sets policies for agencies for collecting, maintaining, and using personal information they gather in the course of their work.
The order calls for an interagency body that… Read More
November 18, 2015
CyberCon 2015 is the forum for dialogue on strategy and innovation to secure federal and defense networks, as well as private-sector networks that hold their sensitive data. Cybersecurity will be the defining battle of the next decade and CyberCon 2015 will provide a roadmap for innovation and… Read More
Earlier this month the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report assessing the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) disaster logistics efforts with interagency partners. GAO examined FEMA’s ability to deliver goods to disaster survivors, focusing on how well FEMA collaborated with federal partners and with state and local stakeholders.
GAO… Read More
In July the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report assessing interagency collaboration between the State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism and other government entities. GAO’s report evaluates progress made by the Bureau to counter violent extremism, build partner counterterrorism capacity, and improve coordination since it was elevated to bureau status… Read More
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is once again hosting the Angel Thunder exercise. Angel Thunder is the largest and most realistic joint service, multinational, interagency combat search and rescue exercise...
Last year, Business Executives for National Security published a report reviewing U.S. domestic security. The BENS report assesses whether the many reforms enacted after 9/11 are still effective at confronting a changing terrorist threat...