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New hostage strategy to follow interagency review



New hostage strategy to follow interagency review

Officials recently announced that an interagency review of U.S. hostage policy will be completed this spring. Possible changes to the U.S. hostage policy include the creation of a fusion cell dedicated to recovering American hostages...

Report outlines lessons learned establishing interagency task force



Report outlines lessons learned establishing interagency task force

Earlier in February, the RAND Corporation released a report documenting lessons learned while establishing the Guatemalan Interagency Task Force Tecún Umán. The IATF was established for the interdiction of drug flow across the Mexican border...

Interagency cooperation helpful in countering ISIL



Interagency cooperation helpful in countering ISIL

This week, Department of Homeland Security Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Policy Tom Warrick testified on the threat posed by ISIL and other terror groups...

House committee cites need for better information sharing in Boston Marathon report



House committee cites need for better information sharing in Boston Marathon report

Last month, the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee released a bipartisan report detailing the timeline of last year’s Boston Marathon terrorist attack. The report makes recommendations for improving counterterrorism efforts in the future...

Senate Intelligence Committee releases declassified report on 2012 Benghazi attacks



Senate Intelligence Committee releases declassified report on 2012 Benghazi attacks

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has released their report on the September 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi. The report includes recommendations designed to improve security of American diplomatic and intelligence facilities abroad...

Director discusses DIA’s future, cybersecurity



Director discusses DIA’s future, cybersecurity

Earlier in September, Defense Intelligence Agency director Army Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn addressed a panel at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance Summit. In his remarks, Flynn said that DIA must “continually emphasize burden sharing, partnerships, and integration...”