Intelligence


Brown-bag focuses on USAID’s mission to build self-reliance



Brown-bag focuses on USAID’s mission to build self-reliance
The eighth presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for CGSC academic year 2020 was conducted March 12, in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Stephanie Chetraru, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Distinguished Chair for Development Studies, spoke on the… Read More

Brown-bag lecture features speakers from KC FBI Field Office



Brown-bag lecture features speakers from KC FBI Field Office
The seventh presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series took place on February 25, and featured two agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Kansas City Division – FBI Supervisory Special Agent Dana Kreeger and Intelligence Analyst Kenneth Hines. Kreeger and Hines apprised the audience on the Bureau’s roles, responsibilities,… Read More

Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer speaks at latest brown-bag lecture



Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer speaks at latest brown-bag lecture
Mr. Ralph Erwin, Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer, spoke on the roles and missions of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) on Jan. 28, 2020, in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. His presentation was the sixth presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series… Read More

Featured Article: The Literature of Intelligence



Featured Article: The Literature of Intelligence
Featured article: The Literature of Intelligence by Kevin Rousseau Intelligence officers are by trade a tight-lipped group, unwilling and often unable to talk to outsiders about their business. Where, then, does everyone else get their ideas about intelligence? More importantly, where can those who are not intelligence professionals reliably turn… Read More

InterAgency Journal 10-4



InterAgency Journal 10-4
Inside this issue: Features The Economics of Trade and National Security David A. Anderson Enabling Tax Payments: A Novel Approach to Reducing Violence and Poverty in El Salvador Ann Low Very Small Satellites: A Mechanism for the Early Detection of Mass Atrocities Dani Redmon Understanding the Challenges and Stakeholders in… Read More

Featured Article: Defense Against Weaponized Information…



Featured Article: Defense Against Weaponized Information…
Featured article: Defense Against Weaponized Information: A Human Problem, Not Just A Technical One by Nicholas J. Kane I n the Information Age, near-infinite data is available with just a few clicks of a mouse. Furthermore, users, wittingly or unwittingly, offer up much personal information that a person, with some… Read More

Featured Article: When Asimov’s Robots Encounter the Laws of War



Featured Article: When Asimov’s Robots Encounter the Laws of War
Featured article: When Asimov’s Robots Encounter the Laws of War by Michael H. Hoffman I t’s been culturally ingrained since 1942 that robots should never harm human beings. Isaac Asimov first introduced his famed laws of robotics in a science fiction story published that year. They stand the test of… Read More

Defense, intelligence communities partner for space defense



Defense, intelligence communities partner for space defense
The National Space Defense Center (NSDC) at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, is now operating 24 hours a day with a staff of 230. The NSDC began as a concept in late 2015 with the establishment of the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center (JICSpOC). The NSDC focuses on threats… Read More

Featured Article: Addressing a Spectrum of Threats…



Featured Article: Addressing a Spectrum of Threats…
Featured article: Addressing a Spectrum of Threats: Interagency Challenges to Mitigating Threats and Safeguarding Liberties by Harry Phillips “In my judgment the most important political rules are: never relax vigilance; expect nothing from the magnanimity of others; never abandon a purpose until it has become impossible, beyond doubt, to attain… Read More

Featured Article: A Brief History of Scandals…



Featured Article: A Brief History of Scandals…
Featured article: A Brief History of Scandals: Special Oversight Challenges in National Security Interrogations by Erik Jens A history of (at least) American national security operations and initiatives shows, fairly convincingly, the need for external oversight. Time and again, executive branch agencies have, with the best of motives as they… Read More