Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization (S/CRS)
The Department of State recently established two new reorganization initiatives, the Bureau of Counterterrorism and the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights...
IAP 5 (June 2011) Interagency Collaborative Arrangements and Activities: Types, Rationales, Considerations
by Frederick M. Kaiser
Interagency coordinative arrangements and activities—called for in public laws, executive orders, and administrative directives—appear to be growing in number, prominence, and proposals throughout virtually all individual policy areas and across-the-board. Underlying this growth are several developments...
by Rick Swain
This paper argues that USAID and military problem-solving approaches are converging, and broadly understood techniques of design offer the best synthesis for achieving unity of effort in whole-of-government operations.
by Major Jay Liddick and Dr. David A. Anderson
Like the post-9/11 Bush administration, the Obama administration must confront numerous security threats to U.S. national interests at home and abroad. The Obama administration, however, has the added challenge of a severe domestic economic recession. Amidst the economic quandary, President Obama and Congress must prudently go about the arduous task of determining how to best utilize U.S. resources to mitigate national security threats in a domestic environment demanding fiscal discipline.