Posts Tagged ‘interagency’

IAS-003 (April 2014) 9/11, Counterterrorism, and the Senior Interagency Strategy Team

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

This study examines the role of the National Counterterrorism Center’s Senior Interagency Strategy Team (SIST), which was assigned a key role in countering terrorism. This case study explains how and why the SIST failed to yield a real strategy for counterterrorism.

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Preparations Underway for Angel Thunder ‘14

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Preparations are already underway for the 2014 Angel Thunder exercise that will be conducted from May 4 to May 17. Angel Thunder is a joint service, multinational, interagency combat search and rescue exercise designed to provide training for personnel recovery…

Report Examines Interagency Coordination in Afghanistan

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

The IBM Center for The Business of Government recently published a report examining interagency coordination in Afghanistan. The author draws on interviews with ambassadors, generals, and other important figures, analyzing the interactions between U.S. civilian and military efforts in Afghanistan from 2001-2009…

Report Assesses Global Food Security Efforts

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

The Government Accountability Office recently released a report assessing progress made in the whole-of-government Feed the Future food security initiative. The report, GAO-13-809, follows previous reports on the subject, which found that food security efforts were fragmented and uncoordinated…

IAE 13-02W Interagency Planning Case Study: The Postal Model and Plan

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

This essay describes the process undertaken by the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies when developing and coordinating their portion of a plan to speed the delivery of antibiotics after a biological attack with anthrax…

Report Appraises U.S. Border Security

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

In June, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report addressing DHS efforts to secure the southwest border, interagency oversight and information sharing efforts related to the southwest border, and DHS management of assets used to secure the southwest border…

Report Calls for More Effective Government

Monday, August 12th, 2013

The Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton recently released Building the Enterprise: Nine Strategies for a More Integrated, Effective Government, a new report designed to assist the Obama administration’s efforts to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the federal government…

InterAgency Journal 4-2 (Summer 2013)

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Inside this issue:  Defeating the Taliban’s Shadow Government: A Foreign Internal Governance Strategy, by Daniel R. Green; Team of Rivals: Building Civil-Military Synergy in the Interagency, by Jeffrey S. Han; Fiscal Crises Experimentation: A Darwinian Approach, by Allan D. Childers and Mark H. Sweberg …and much more.

Report Addresses SES Collaboration

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Earlier this year, the IBM Center published a report examining the ability of Senior Executive Service members to lead and collaborate on cross-agency initiatives. The report is one of three recent IBM Center reports that examine the impact of the Government Performance and Results Act of 2010…

Davis-Monthan Hosts IA Personnel Recovery Exercise

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base recently hosted the world’s largest personnel recovery exercise, with various training scenarios located in California, Arizona, and New Mexico…