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Featured Article: Additive Manufacturing: Implications for the Interagency…



Featured Article: Additive Manufacturing: Implications for the Interagency…
Featured article: Additive Manufacturing: Implications for the Interagency’s Nuclear Counterproliferation Tasks by John W. Andrews The emerging technology of additive manufacturing (AM) is rapidly revolutionizing the world of industry. Additive manufacturing enables the layering of materials, using precise, computer-controlled machines, to quickly build objects with complex shapes at low cost.… Read More

InterAgency Journal 8-2



InterAgency Journal 8-2
Inside this issue: Features Weapons of Mass Destruction: Current Questions for the Interagency by John Mark Mattox Additive Manufacturing: Implications for the Interagency’s Nuclear Counterproliferation Task by John W. Andrews Importing Nuclear Weapons Through the Selectively- Permeable Border of the United States by William T. Eckles A Nation Unprepared: Bioterrorism… Read More

Trump administration conducts interagency review of Iranian nuclear program



Trump administration conducts interagency review of Iranian nuclear program
Last week, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced that the U.S. would conduct a “comprehensive review” of it policy toward Iran. The interagency review will assess whether sanctions suspensions related to the deal are vital to U.S. security interests. Tillerson noted that while Iran is in compliance with the 2015… Read More

News You Can Use: 12/28/16



News You Can Use: 12/28/16
National Security Women’s Rights Are a National Security Issue, The New York Times Special Operations Command takes a lead role in countering weapons of mass destruction, The Washington Post Trump and Pentagon nominee James Mattis don’t appear to see eye-to-eye on nuclear weapons, The Washington Post Terrorism Financing Task Force… Read More

NDU publishes WMD proceedings



NDU publishes WMD proceedings
Earlier this month, the Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction at National Defense University published the latest edition of Proceedings. The latest edition examines four pressing weapons of mass destruction (WMD) challenges for the next U.S. administration. These WMD challenges are: The growing prospect of a direct… Read More

News You Can Use: 10/21/16



News You Can Use: 10/21/16
National Security 10 foreign policy questions for the final Clinton-Trump debate, Brookings The Hidden Defect In U.S. Nuclear Strategy That Could Spell America’s Doom, The National Interest False Alarm May Have Triggered U.S. Navy Warship’s Missile Defense System, Military Times Mission Possible: A Spy Agency Builds A Tech Scout Network,… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/28/16



News You Can Use: 09/28/16
National Security Military failed to conduct background checks on civilians in base housing, putting troops at risk, Military Times Get ready for the new normal: Fighting terror in the US, The Hill Carter: Nuclear Triad ‘Bedrock of Our Security’, Defense News U.S. charges four Chinese, firm with aiding Pyongyang’s nuclear… Read More

News You Can Use: 08/03/16



News You Can Use: 08/03/16
National Security Despite Objections, Pentagon Takes Step Toward Buying New Nuclear Weapons, Government Executive What to do when containing the Syrian crisis has failed, Brookings FBI Employee Pleads Guilty to Being Illegal Chinese Agent, ABC News US Nuclear Bomb Is Cleared For Production Engineering, Defense News FBI Director Lauds Whistleblowers’… Read More

GAO reports on progress in CBRN response



GAO reports on progress in CBRN response
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report assessing the Department of Defense’s (DoD) progress incorporating the Homeland Response Force into the chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) response enterprise. DoD is expected to play a prominent role in supporting civil authorities in a CBRN incident, and the Homeland… Read More

President urges whole-of-government approach to U.N.



President urges whole-of-government approach to U.N.
On September 28, President Obama addressed the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly, where he urged a whole-of-government approach to international dilemmas. The president’s remarks touched on several international issues, including the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the Iran Nuclear Pact, and Russia’s annexation of Crimea. President Obama… Read More