Posts Tagged ‘interagency’

State, Interagency Partner to Counter Terrorists

Friday, September 12th, 2014

On September 10, acting Deputy Coordinator for Homeland Security and Multilateral Affairs addressed the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security to discuss the threat posed by ISIL terrorists with Western passports…

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DoD Updates Strategy for Countering WMDs

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

This June the Department of Defense released its strategy for countering weapons of mass destruction. The strategy emphasizes the importance of cooperating with DoD partners, including other U.S. government departments and agencies…

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DoD, Partners Part of U.S. Strategy to Combat ISIL

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby, Department of Defense Press Secretary, briefed the press Friday, August 22, on the U.S. strategy to confront the threat of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists…

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Interagency Task Force Reports on Human Trafficking

Friday, April 18th, 2014

The President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons recently released their progress report on combating trafficking in persons. The report reviews their ten strategic objectives and addresses efforts made to combat the trafficking of persons…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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