Moral Courage and Intelligent Disobedience
by Ted Thomas and Ira Chaleff
The military needs men and women who have courage–the physical courage to go into battle, to overcome fear in the face of bodily injury or death, mental pain, and lifelong disabilities. Militaries run on physical courage. Without… Read More
Inside this issue:
NORAD: A Model to Address Gaps in U.S.-Mexico Security Coordination
by Patti Bielling
The Tumultuous Recent History of U.S. Stabilization
and Reconstruction Efforts: The Way Ahead?
by David A. Anderson
Civil Affairs History and Doctrine:
From Military Government to Interagency Partner
by Thomas R. Geisinger
Moral… Read More
Leadership and the Art of Delegation
by John Moore
Every officer the military commissions faces the same daunting experience at the start of their professional lives as a leader…the moment they meet the first group of people they will lead. The responsibility these young men and women have,… Read More
Inside this issue:
A Framework for Success: Maximizing Collaborations
between Federal Organizations
by Caroline R. Earle, Deena S. Disraelly
and Robert A. Zirkle
Developing a Culture of Questioning or Don’t Tell, Do Ask
by Ted Thomas and James Thomas
Killing Kids: An Interagency Problem
by John R. Bennett, Nicholas… Read More
Earlier this week, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced leadership changes at the Department’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC). The NCCIC is the U.S. government’s 24/7 hub for cybersecurity information sharing, incident response, and coordination, and has been without permanent leadership for nearly a year.
Dr.… Read More
In May, the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing released their final report identifying best practices and recommendations for mending relationships between law enforcement and the communities they protect and serve...
Last year, Business Executives for National Security published a report reviewing U.S. domestic security. The BENS report assesses whether the many reforms enacted after 9/11 are still effective at confronting a changing terrorist threat...
This paper examines the criticality of Army-interagency collaboration and assess the Army’s readiness to effectively engage and leverage the interagency. It discusses existing guidance and illustrate the need for a more clearly-articulated Army interagency strategy.
Inside this issue: Insights to Effective Interorganizational Coordination, David Grambo, Barrett Smith and Richard W. Kokko; Improving Interagency Coordination in Africa, Robert Bennett; There is No Silver Bullet and Other Lessons from Colombia, Stuart Lippe… and much more.
The author analyzes the methods of Lieutenant General David M. Rodriguez, Commander of International Security and Assistance Force Joint Command, to articulate his understanding and interventions in Afghanistan.