Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The U.S. Departments of Defense (DoD) and Health and Human Services (HHS) recently coordinated an emergency airlift of COVID-19 diagnostic testing supplies to the Americas. Agencies involved in the airlift include DoD’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and HHS’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the office of the Assistant… Read More
Featured article: Securing the U.S. Food Supply: The Quintessential Interagency Task by Cindy A. Landgren The general public puts little thought into the vast, interconnected infrastructure that constitutes the fabric of life in the U.S. Nevertheless, large segments of that infrastructure are susceptible to failure—potentially even catastrophic failure—through both accidental… Read More
Last week the U.S. Department of State issued The Global Illicit Trade in Tobacco: A Threat to National Security, a publication outlining the whole-of-government effort to combat the illicit trade in tobacco. The publication was released on December 2, at a meeting of the Interagency Working Group to Combat Illicit… Read More
Inside this issue: Features Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Interagency by John Mark Mattox Cape Ray Diplomacy: How a U.S. Merchant Vessel Took Center Stage in Foreign Relations by Chi K. Cheung Improving the Intelligence Community’s Contribution to Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction by Timothy W. Fisher Closing the… Read More
In early May, the Department of Defense hosted a multi-agency exercise to prepare agency experts to respond to home-grown terrorists and a nuclear incident...