intergovernmental relations


InterAgency Journal 5-1 (Winter 2014)



InterAgency Journal 5-1 (Winter 2014)

Inside this issue:  Adapting to Change: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship, by David Oakley; Everyone Else is They: A New Framework for Operational Culture, by Megan Kraushaar; The National Security Council Deputies Committee - Engine of the Policy Process, by Mark Wilcox …and much more.

Shapiro Speaks on State-Defense Cooperation



Shapiro Speaks on State-Defense Cooperation

Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Andrew J. Shapiro recently spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies about the new era in State-Defense cooperation. Shapiro spoke on State's efforts to improve interagency cooperation...

IAE 12-03W The Sound of One Hand Clapping: The Expeditionary Imperative of Interagency Integration



IAE 12-03W The Sound of One Hand Clapping: The Expeditionary Imperative of Interagency Integration

This essay discusses the need for U.S. government agencies to develop a ground-level understanding and execution in its expeditionary interagency professionals in order to synchronize broader institutional reforms.  The author posits that the teams that have defined the expeditionary interagency since 9/11...

CCO Hosts Dialogue on Combating Crime-Terror Pipelines



CCO Hosts Dialogue on Combating Crime-Terror Pipelines

The U.S. Department of State recently hosted a dialogue on combating crime-terror pipelines. The event was hosted at the Center for Complex Operations in partnership with National Defense University and the Departments of State and Defense...

Intergovernmental Partnership Advances Hydropower Development



Intergovernmental Partnership Advances Hydropower Development

A report about developments in hydropower was recently released by the Department of the Interior, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Department of Energy. The report highlights the collaborative accomplishments the three departments have made...

Water Partnership Unites Government Agencies and NGOs



Water Partnership Unites Government Agencies and NGOs

On March 21, the State Department released a fact sheet detailing the establishment of the US Water Partnership (USWP). The USWP is a U.S.-based public-private partnership established to unite American expertise, knowledge, and resources to address water challenges around the world...