Avoiding a New Berlin Conference: A Framework for U.S.-Chinese Economic Cooperation in West Africa
by Kevin Peel, Justin Reddick, John Hoeck and Cynthia Dehne
In November 1884, representatives from 14 nations met in Germany to negotiate differences and formalize their colonial aspirations at the Berlin Conference. The result… Read More
On January 19, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a fact sheet detailing the accomplishments of Beyond the Border from it’s release in 2011 through 2016.
Beyond the Border: A Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness is a U.S.-Canada joint declaration that promoted a shared approach to… Read More
On Tuesday, members of the Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee (FBIIC) met to discuss cybersecurity policy issues in the financial sector. The FBIIC is made up of 18 federal and state financial regulatory organizations, and is chaired by the Treasury Department.
The FBIIC meets regularly to coordinate cybersecurity strategy… Read More
September 16, 2014 – September 17, 2014
The U.S./Canada Border Conference will be held at COBO Center in Detroit, Michigan, from September 16 to September 17, 2014...
On August 10, the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) released their draft Report on Strategic U.S. Government Engagement in International Standardization to Achieve U.S. Objectives for Cybersecurity. In 2014, NIST was tasked with collaborating with U.S. federal government agencies to ensure interagency coordination in “the development of international… Read More
InterAgency Essay 15-02W, March 2015
by Edward K. Woo
This essay examines the combined response efforts that would be required of the U.S. military, U.S. government, nongovernmental organizations, and international partners in the event of regime collapse in North Korea. The author focuses on the humanitarian and stabilization aspects of… Read More
Inside this issue: Defeating the Taliban's Shadow Government: A Foreign Internal Governance Strategy, by Daniel R. Green; Team of Rivals: Building Civil-Military Synergy in the Interagency, by Jeffrey S. Han; Fiscal Crises Experimentation: A Darwinian Approach, by Allan D. Childers and Mark H. Sweberg …and much more.
Former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy recently spoke at the Chairman's Forum at the Stimson Center in Washington, DC. Flournoy discussed imbalances in interagency resourcing, the growth of interagency operations, the National Security structure, and public-private partnerships...
by David A. Anderson
This essay investigates collaboration among the U.S. interagency and multilateral development-promoting organizations, financial institutions, and initiatives. U.S. interagency collaboration and information sharing must take place among all U.S. agencies that assist in economic development...
This paper explores the relationship between the Egyptian military and U.S. security assistance forces, and examines long term U.S. interests in Egypt. The author proposes a novel course of action, “active inaction,” as a method of addressing the U.S.-Egyptian security relationship...