Category: IA News

The Department of State recently established two new reorganization initiatives, the Bureau of Counterterrorism and the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights…

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On January 19 the Department of State announced a new agreement on the exchange of personnel between State and Defense. The agreement is intended to increase cooperation between the two agencies, and establishes the most significant formal exchange of personnel between the two departments in history…

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A recent report published by the Center for a New American Security examines the history of U.S. civilian operations abroad during the past 20 years and identifies several trends that are likely to affect future requirements…

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In an effort to make U.S. government leaner, smarter and more consumer-friendly, the President has called on Congress to reinstate the authority to reorganize the government. The President’s first proposed use of that authority is consolidating six agencies into one more efficient department…

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The Congressional Research Service has released a report that examines the new strategic guidance set forth by the Department of Defense. The report also poses questions about how the changes will be implemented and what effect the changes will make…

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On Jan. 5, 2012, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta released new strategic guidance for the Department of Defense to articulate priorities for a 21st century defense that would sustain U.S. global leadership and prepare for future challenges…

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A recent report by the FEMA presents a foundation for increasing individual preparedness and engaging with members of the community as vital partners in enhancing the resiliency and security of the nation through a Whole Community approach to emergency management…

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According to a new Government Accountability Office report, interagency programs would benefit from more Congressional oversight. The report also details the Government Performance and Results Act Modernization Act of 2010, which calls for increased interagency cooperation as a way of achieving meaningful results…

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Posted: December 16, 2011 by the

According to a recent survey, 65% of federal managers say budget pressures will increase the importance of interagency collaboration.  The survey revisted the idea of “smart power”…

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On December 15, William Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, gave a statement before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Global Narcotics Affairs on the important steps that need to be taken in U.S. anti-narcotic trafficking efforts…

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