Syria


USAID, State, DoD to release Stabilization Assistance Review



USAID, State, DoD to release Stabilization Assistance Review
An interagency review of U.S. government stabilization efforts is expected as early as this month. The Stabilization Assistance Review (SAR) examines how the State Department, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Department of Defense (DoD) coordinate their diplomacy, aid, and military operations, primarily in Syria and Iraq. A State… Read More

Featured Article: The Syrian Refugee Crisis…



Featured Article: The Syrian Refugee Crisis…
Featured article: The Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Moral and Ethical Obligation of Resettlement or “I’ll Pass on the Poisoned Skittles” by Joel D. Funk What are the relationships between the migration of refugees and conflict? The conventional logic presumes that demographic factors and how they interact with resources are potential… Read More

InterAgency Journal 9-1



InterAgency Journal 9-1
Inside this issue: Features U.S. Northern Command Counterterrorism Response Force Requirement by Matthew D. Bartels Partnering to End Corruption through Security Cooperation and Defense Institution Building by Adam Bushey The Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Moral and Ethical Obligation of Resettlement or “I’ll Pass on the Poisoned Skittles” by Joel D.… Read More

Hague Institute appraises Obama’s mass atrocity prevention efforts



Hague Institute appraises Obama’s mass atrocity prevention efforts
In April the Hague Institute for Global Justice released a report assessing the Obama administration’s efforts in mass atrocity and genocide prevention. The report identifies lessons for the Trump administration as well as other governments and non-state actors who share the goal of preventing and stopping mass atrocities. President Obama… Read More

News You Can Use: 10/14/16



News You Can Use: 10/14/16
National Security A Military View on Climate Change: It’s Eroding Our National Security, Government Executive Dunford: Military families key to national security, Military Times Need to detect drones? There’s an app for that, C4ISR Net Federal Agencies Deploy Thousands of Feds for Hurricane Matthew Response, Government Executive Pentagon joins Homeland,… Read More

News You Can Use: 10/05/16



News You Can Use: 10/05/16
National Security America’s National Security Trilemma — and How to Solve It, Defense One What JASTA will mean for U.S.-Saudi relations, Brookings DOJ National Security Chief ‘Not Afraid To Impose Consequences’ On Hackers, NPR Obama administration discussing military options against Syria: report, The Hill Army Leaders: Service Must Look to… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/26/16



News You Can Use: 09/26/16
National Security After 15 years of war, America’s military has about had it with ‘nation building’, Military Times 9 States Accept DHS’ Election Security Support, Nextgov The Final Front in the Afghan War, Foreign Policy Islamic State fired crude chemical weapons on US troops – Pentagon, The Guardian Can the… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/16/16



News You Can Use: 09/16/16
National Security Report: Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan cost almost $5 trillion so far, Military Times The Post-9/11 U.S. Intelligence Community, The Cipher Brief Iran threatened to shoot down US Navy spy planes in the Persian Gulf, Fox News Disjointed: Pentagon Isn’t Coordinating Efforts to Fix Readiness, Government Executive Climate Change… 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: 08/12/16



News You Can Use: 08/12/16
National Security What Does Expanding the Definition of War Mean for the U.S. Military?, Foreign Policy 15 Years After 9/11, Is America Any Safer?, Defense One Military Officials Distorted ISIS Intelligence, Congressional Panel Says, The New York Times Missile Defense Agency Sees Its Research Focus Drop, Defense News The U.S.… Read More