Public Health


InterAgency Journal 7-2 (Summer 2016)



InterAgency Journal 7-2 (Summer 2016)
Inside this issue: Features Through the Looking Glass: The Reflectionism Theory of International Relations by Terron Wharton The Impact of Worldviews on Training and Education in Iraq and Afghanistan by Ted A. Thomas and Seth George “Out of Sync” – U.S. Africa Command and Recent Interagency Challenges by William Denn,… Read More

News You Can Use: 08/19/16



News You Can Use: 08/19/16
National Security Syring on Threats: ‘The Game Has Been Escalated’, Defense News FBI documents viewed in secure areas of the U.S. Capitol, Reuters Pentagon: We’re Closer Than Ever to Lasers That Can Stop Iranian, North Korean Missiles, Government Executive An alleged ‘agent’ of Iran transferred from Guantanamo to the UAE,… Read More

News You Can Use: 08/17/16



News You Can Use: 08/17/16
National Security World Trade Center mall reopens, shows progress since 9/11, U.S. News Promises unfulfilled: How a State Department plan to stabilize Iraq broke apart, The Washington Post Disaster declared for Louisiana floods that have killed five, Reuters Prioritizing US Global Military Commitments, Defense News For US Politicians, Overcoming the… Read More

USAID invests in Zika prevention



USAID invests in Zika prevention
On August 10, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the initial results of their Combating Zika and Future Threats Grand Challenge that was issued in April of this year. USAID’s efforts align with the whole-of-government strategy to combat Zika. The challenge called for innovations from around the world… Read More

News You Can Use: 08/08/16



News You Can Use: 08/08/16
National Security U.S. admiral warns Asia-Pacific may be next front in ISIS fight, Navy Times Congress Should Embrace the DOJ’s Cross-Border Data Fix, Lawfare U.S. Should Adopt Interest-based Approach to National Security, USNI News Former Bush adviser: Climate change threatens national security, Politico Cybersecurity Election Cyber Gaffes: Which Party’s Has… Read More

News You Can Use: 08/05/16



News You Can Use: 08/05/16
National Security State Department Looks to Combat African Terrorism with Prevention Program, USNI News White House unveils plan to boost drones, The Hill Pentagon buys WMD detection system, C4ISR Net Political Hacking May Prompt U.S. to Aid Election Security, Bloomberg 3 reasons Russia’s Vladimir Putin might want to interfere in… 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

Public and private sector discuss Zika



Public and private sector discuss Zika
On July 13, the State Department hosted a public-private sector roundtable discussion on the Zika virus. Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom and Deputy Homeland Security Adviser Amy Pope opened the discussion. Higginbottom and Pope both spoke on the “growing public health emergency” that is already… Read More

State encourages cooperative effort to combat Zika



State encourages cooperative effort to combat Zika
The State Department has announced that they will host a series of working discussions to encourage private-public partnerships to combat the Zika virus on July 13. The event will bring together over 100 participants from the government and the private sector, and will be lead by senior representatives from the… Read More