Training


Naval Postgraduate School hosts interagency program



Naval Postgraduate School hosts interagency program

The Naval Postgraduate School recently conducted Joint Interagency Field Experiment 12-2 from February 11 to 14. The experiment included students, faculty and staff from NPS, as well as representatives from Department of Defense combatant commands and federal, local and state agencies...

Simons Center Director Published in Foreign Service Journal



Simons Center Director Published in Foreign Service Journal

The Foreign Service Journal recently published an article co-authored by Simons Center Director Ted Strickler and CGSC Chief of Staff Jeffrey LaMoe. The article examined how the Army's professional education system develops leadership skills...

InterAgency Journal 3-2 (Special Edition)



InterAgency Journal 3-2 (Special Edition)

Inside this issue:  A New Era of Conflict Resolution, by Roméo A. Dallaire; The Military Profession and Counter-Genocide Leadership, by Michael H. Hoffman; The Killing Fields, Ethnic Cleansing, and Genocide in Europe, Hal Elliott Wert ...and much more.

Agencies participate in nuclear forensics exercise



Agencies participate in nuclear forensics exercise

Participants from the U.S. military and multiple U.S. government agencies recently took part in Exercise Trinity Oak at Fort Gordon, GA.  The exercise took place from Feb. 24 to March 1, and trained interagency participants in nuclear forensics...

IAE 11-04W Preparing to Lead in 21st Century Diplomacy (Web-Exclusive)



IAE 11-04W Preparing to Lead in 21st Century Diplomacy (Web-Exclusive)

by Robert M. Beecroft

Ambassador Beecroft reviews the State Department's 2010 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) and a 2011 report by the American Academy of Diplomacy and the Stimson Center, both reports stress the importance of professional education and training for the United States Foreign Service, and state that professional education and training are essential to the overall performance of the U.S. Foreign Service if it is to lead an increasingly multi-agency foreign policy apparatus...

Study recommends improved professional education and training for diplomats



Study recommends improved professional education and training for diplomats

In the 21st century, the relatively small U.S. citizen workforce of the Foreign Service must cover duties ranging from the traditional promotion of foreign and economic policies, treaty negotiation, crisis prevention and management, and protection of American citizens to a growing roster of responsibilities on counterterrorism...