Syria


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

Interagency partners support refugee admissions



Interagency partners support refugee admissions
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Leon Rodriguez addressed the House and Senate last week on the subject of the Syrian refugee crisis and its impact on the security of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). Rodriguez’s written remarks were delivered to the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee… 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

Whole-of-government needed to counter ISIL



Whole-of-government needed to counter ISIL
Earlier this month, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, the Honorable Christine E. Wormuth spoke at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) on the need for whole-of-government collaboration to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). In her remarks, Wormuth stressed that combating ISIL is… Read More