unity of effort


Simons Center Deputy Director Published in Military Review



Simons Center Deputy Director Published in Military Review

Military Review recently published an article authored by Simons Center Deputy Director Maj. Gen. Raymond Barrett, U.S. Army, Ret. The article appeared in the March/April issue of the Military Review, and examines the dynamics of interagency teams...

New Directive Addresses Critical Infrastructure Security



New Directive Addresses Critical Infrastructure Security

In February 2013, the White House released the Presidential Policy Directive on Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience, which promotes unity of effort to strengthen and maintain secure and resilient critical infrastructure, and tasks government entities with securing critical infrastructure...

IAP 8W (May 2012) Embassy in the Lead: Lessons on Interagency Unity of Effort for Today’s U.S. Mission to Iraq from the 1947–1949 U.S. Mission to Greece



IAP 8W (May 2012) Embassy in the Lead: Lessons on Interagency Unity of Effort for Today’s U.S. Mission to Iraq from the 1947–1949 U.S. Mission to Greece

On December 15, 2011, the U.S. mission in Iraq became State Department-led, and all U.S. military activities became the responsibility of the U.S. Embassy’s Office of Security Cooperation–Iraq (OSC-I). There are few, if any, well-known examples of such a transition in U.S. history that might inform civilian and military leaders in Baghdad.

Joint Publication 3-07 Sets Doctrine for Interorganizational Coordination During Stability Operations



Joint Publication 3-07 Sets Doctrine for Interorganizational Coordination During Stability Operations

Joint Publication 3-07 provides doctrine for the conduct of stability operations during joint operations within the broader context of US Government efforts. It provides guidance for operating across the range of military operations to support US Government agencies, foreign governments, and intergovernmental organizations...

IAE 11-02 Expanding Chief of Mission Authority to Produce Unity of Effort



IAE 11-02 Expanding Chief of Mission Authority to Produce Unity of Effort

by Christopher Lamb and Edward Marks

In this essay we argue that the interagency integration problem can be rectified by expanding the President’s power to delegate a modified “chief of mission” authority similar to that granted ambassadors to oversee and direct the activities of employees from diverse government organizations working in a foreign country...

InterAgency Journal 1-1 (Fall 2010)



InterAgency Journal 1-1 (Fall 2010)

InterAgency Journal, Volume 1, Issue 1, Fall 2010-- This is our inaugural edition of this semi-annual journal.