The Simons Center For Ethical Leadership And Interagency Cooperation
The Simons Center is committed to the development of interagency leaders and an interagency body of knowledge that facilitates broader and more effective cooperation and policy implementation. As a research, analysis, studies, and publication center, the Simons Center is focused on the interagency aspects of national security; counterterrorism; stability and reconstruction operations; homeland defense and security; and disaster preparation and response.Who we are
The Command and General Staff College (CGSC) educates, trains, and develops leaders for Unified Land Operations in a Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational operational environment. The Simons Center is a fully-funded program of the CGSC Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit corporation. Donations through CGSC help us fulfill our mission to develop interagency leaders and an interagency body of knowledge.Make a Donation
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RETIRED GENERAL, AUTHOR, SCHOLAR PRESENTS AT CGSC FOUNDATION EVENT IN KC
The CGSC Foundation hosted a Simons Center Distinguished Lecture Series event on Sept. 7, 2021, at the Carriage Club in Kansas City, Mo. The special guest for the evening was retired Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster who served as the 26th assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.
The evening began with a reception for sponsors and guests and transitioned to a dinner program. During the program CGSC Foundation President/CEO Roderick M. Cox welcomed the gathered audience, thanked the sponsors, and as dinner was served, he introduced McMaster to the audience.
“Thanks to Col. Rod Cox for the opportunity to see so many great old friends, meet some new friends, and to be in really distinguished company,” McMaster said. “It’s distinguished company because all of you care about our nation and you care about those who are serving in uniform and supporting the CGSC Foundation.” Read more.
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The Fellows program helps promote interest in the area of interagency cooperation to foster more effective and efficient governmental action. Our mission is to support active participation in the interagency community by sharing interagency experience, conducting research and analysis, and contributing to the education and advancement of interagency cooperation.
Fellows can contribute to the greater understanding of interagency challenges through intellectual discourse about situations at the application level of the government, engage in substantive contributions to the Center’s efforts, and influence change.
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The Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation is committed to the development of interagency leaders and an interagency body of knowledge that facilitates broader and more effective cooperation and policy implementation. As a research, analysis, studies, and publication center, the Simons Center is focused on the interagency aspects of national security; counterterrorism; stability and reconstruction operations; homeland defense and security; and disaster preparation and response.
The InterAgency Journal (IAJ) is a refereed national security studies journal, and is published quarterly by the Command and General Staff College Foundation Press for the Simons Center for Ethical Leadership and Interagency Cooperation.
Our podcast features the stories of military veterans told from their perspectives. Their first-hand accounts provide unique insights into key moments of history, presenting the challenges faced, solutions implemented, and lessons learned.
The Simons Center’s various lectures, brown bag luncheons, forums and symposia bring together experts to exchange ideas and collaborate on interagency and ethical leadership challenges facing U.S. Governmental agencies.