Haiti


Post-hurricane aid to Haiti winds down



Post-hurricane aid to Haiti winds down
The Department of Defense (DoD) is wrapping up its two-week mission in Haiti. Service members were deployed to the storm ravaged nation following Hurricane Matthew’s landfall in early October. Earlier this week, U.S. Southern Command commander Navy Admiral Kurt W. Tidd spoke about DoD’s response efforts during a conference at… Read More

News You Can Use: 10/17/16



News You Can Use: 10/17/16
National Security 22 US House Democrats Press Obama to Adopt ‘No-First-Use’ Nuclear Weapons Policy, Defense News America’s Russia Policy Has Failed, Foreign Policy Editorial: The Pros of a National Military Strategy ‘For Everyone to See’, Defense News DoD Participates in Disaster Relief Hackathon in New York City, DoD News The… Read More

U.S. agencies support relief in Haiti



U.S. agencies support relief in Haiti
Over 10,000 federal employees from various agencies have been deployed to aid the areas effected by Hurricane Matthew. U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Department of Defense (DoD), and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel have also been deployed to Haiti, which has been hardt hit by the storm. An… Read More

News You Can Use: 10/05/16



News You Can Use: 10/05/16
National Security America’s National Security Trilemma — and How to Solve It, Defense One What JASTA will mean for U.S.-Saudi relations, Brookings DOJ National Security Chief ‘Not Afraid To Impose Consequences’ On Hackers, NPR Obama administration discussing military options against Syria: report, The Hill Army Leaders: Service Must Look to… Read More

PKSOI students see whole-of-government efforts in Haiti



PKSOI students see whole-of-government efforts in Haiti
A group of students from the U.S. Army War College’s Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) recently traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti where they saw first-hand the ongoing recovery after the 2010 earthquake that devastated the county. While in Haiti, the PKSOI students had a front row seat to the whole-of-government… Read More

IAP 11W (November 2013) Evolving a Hamstrung and Broken System



IAP 11W (November 2013) Evolving a Hamstrung and Broken System

The author of this paper argues there is a need for an evolution in interagency training and education to efficiently and effectively enable collaborative teams to achieve strategic objectives in complex humanitarian assistance/disaster response (HA/DR) operations overseas...