whole-of-government


FEMA releases updated National Preparedness Goal



FEMA releases updated National Preparedness Goal
In September the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released the updated National Preparedness Goal. The National Preparedness Goal defines what it means for the whole community to be prepared for all types of disasters and emergencies, including natural disasters, disease pandemics, chemical spills and other manmade hazards, terrorist attacks, and… 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

Dempsey touts whole-of-government cooperation



Dempsey touts whole-of-government cooperation
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Martin E. Dempsey recently conducted an interview in which he discussed the importance of a whole-of-government approach to issues facing the U.S. and the world. Dempsey has repeatedly pushed for solutions integrating economic, diplomatic, law enforcement, energy, and military instruments of… Read More

InterAgency Journal 6-3 (Summer 2015)



InterAgency Journal 6-3 (Summer 2015)
Inside this issue: Features Demystifying the Interagency Process and Explaining the Ambassador’s Role by Ronald E. Neumann Disrupting the Foreign Fighter Flow: Interdiction and Prosecution by Jan Schwarzenberg Interagency: Nice to Talk About… Hard to Do by David Eaton and Gus Otto Whole-of-Government Teaming Through Collaborative Construction: NRO/NSA Synergy by… 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

IAP 14W (November 2014) Strategic Approach to Combat Transnational Organized Crime



IAP 14W (November 2014) Strategic Approach to Combat Transnational Organized Crime

This paper looks at the disjointed efforts, a lack of understanding, and limited motivation to participate that characterize the current state of affairs on combating transnational organized crime, and examines approaches to better address this issue. The authors discuss whole-of-government and partner-nation efforts to combat transnational organized crime.

FEMA releases National Protection Framework



FEMA releases National Protection Framework

This summer, the Federal Emergency Management Agency released the first edition of their National Protection Framework. The framework examines how to safeguard against acts of terrorism, natural disasters, and other threats or hazards...