Researchers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and West Virginia University (WVU) have joined together to combat the growing opioid epidemic.
West Virginia has been hard hit by the opioid crisis. The state’s indigent burial fund has run out of money six years in a row… Read More
Before the Next Outbreak: Prepare for Everything Together
by Jeremy Hershfield, Conrad Wilmoski and Kelly Meister
Pandemic diseases are one of the top security threats to the U.S. Naturally, the prospect of a highly contagious disease incapacitating and/or killing large numbers of U.S. citizens is a vitally important… Read More
On November 4, President Obama signed an Executive Order promoting global health security, particularly infectious disease threats. The Executive Order builds on the progress of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) that was launched in 2014, and establishes long-term policy objectives for global health.
The Executive Order also establishes a… Read More
Dinner, Drinks, and a Near-Fatal Ambush for U.S. Diplomats, Foreign Policy
9/11 Commission leader: US at ‘stalemate’ in anti-terror fight 15 years later, The Hill
Party lines split U.S. on terror threat 15 years after 9/11: poll, Reuters
Obama Unlikely to Vow No First Use of Nuclear Weapons,… Read More
Future of Global Security Contingency Fund Unclear, Defense News
DoD expects better security with weapons vulnerabilities assessment, C4ISR Net
Remember the 3 Americans kidnapped in Iraq? Here’s the real story, McClatchy DC
Centcom Commander Discusses Partners, Regional Operations, Challenges, DoD News
5 questions for the next commander in… Read More
A new mission for Homeland Security: managing risk, The Hill
Coast Guardsmen recall flood rescues in Louisiana, Navy Times
Coalition Contributions to Countering the Islamic State, Congressional Research Service
Homeland Security Considers Declaring Election ‘Critical Infrastructure’, NewsMax
Former senator: Inquiry over Saudi involvement in 9/11 is not over,… Read More
This week Navy Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command (Southcom), affirmed Southcom’s role in the “whole-of-hemisphere” approach to combating the Zika virus. Tidd spoke at a Council of the Americas forum on March 22, where he discussed the part Southcom and other U.S. agencies play in the… Read More
On January 27, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced that they have been asked to support the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in their efforts related to the Zika virus. Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said that the DoD experts have been asked to help gather other experts… 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...
Last month, CSIS published a report on the Office of Global Affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services. The report reviews the history of HHS, its previous role in global health affairs, and...