National Security


President calls for space force, signs space directive



President calls for space force, signs space directive
During a meeting of the National Space Council on June 18, President Trump announced the creation of a sixth branch of the U.S. military, saying “I am hereby directing the Department of Defense and Pentagon to immediately begin the process necessary to establish a Space Force.” In his remarks, President… Read More

News You Can Use: 06/19/18



News You Can Use: 06/19/18
National Security Emerging Threats to National Security, Defense One Agencies excited about the potential for increased counter-drone authority for national security, FedScoop Trump orders creation of independent space force – but Congress will still have its say, Defense News Informants Aren’t Spies – They’re Essential FBI Tools, Government Executive Jim… Read More

‘Hands, Head, and Heart’ vital to effective leadership



‘Hands, Head, and Heart’ vital to effective leadership
Dr. Ted Thomas, the director of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College’s (CGSC) Department of Command and Leadership, led the tenth and final presentation for academic year 2018 of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series on June 6. Dr. Thomas, discussed how leading in an interagency-dominated contemporary environment requires… Read More

InterAgency Journal 9-2



InterAgency Journal 9-2
Inside this issue: Features Interagency Cooperation: An Ambassador’s Perspective by Thomas J. Miller The Pursuit of Justice: Assistance Needed to Tackle the International Criminal Court’s Prevention Component by Jason Elbert The Business of War: Private Military and Security Companies in Armed Conflict by Kenneth A. Segelhorst “Sovereignty-in-Being”: A Dangerous New… Read More

News You Can Use: 06/05/18



News You Can Use: 06/05/18
National Security A Radical Pick for the National Security Council, The Atlantic Trudeau: It’s ‘insulting’ that the US considers Canada a national security threat, The Hill Trump Tariffs Threaten National Security, The New York Times Trump’s North Korea Gamble Is a Real-Time Experiment, The Atlantic Relief for North Korea only… Read More

News You Can Use: 06/01/18



News You Can Use: 06/01/18
National Security Trump’s tariffs against key US military allies could be a blow to national security, CNBC The White House Is Not Complying With Inquiries From Government’s Top Watchdog, Government Executive What Would Denuclearization Look Like in North Korea?, Council on Foreign Relations U.S. Missile Defense Seen Gaining Against Threat… Read More