Publications

The Simons Center Publications

The Simons Center is committed to the development of military leaders with interagency operational skills and an interagency body of knowledge that facilitates broader and more effective cooperation and policy implementation within the United States government. As part of this mission, the Simons Center produces a number of publications that cover a broad range of interagency topics including national security; leader development; ethics; counterterrorism; stabilization and reconstruction operations; homeland defense and security; and disaster preparation and response. The Simons Center’s main publications include the:

InterAgency Journal (IAJ)
InterAgency Essays (IAE)
InterAgency Papers (IAP)
InterAgency Studies (IAS)

Other publications include special reports, web-exclusive publications and books.

Individuals wishing to receive hard copies of Simons Center’s InterAgency Journal should contact editor@thesimonscenter.org. To receive updates about the release of new Simons Center publications, Simons Center news and events, and other interagency news and events via email, please sign up for email alerts – an email alert sign up is available on most every page of the Simons Center website.

The Simons Center is always looking for authors to contribute manuscripts reflecting their experience, study, and insight. Please go to our Contribute Content page for complete submission instructions.

Disclaimer: The works published by the Simons Center represent the opinions of the authors and do not reflect the official views of any United States government agency, the Department of Defense, the Department of the Army, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the Command and General Staff College Foundation, the Simons Center, or any other non-government, private, public, or international organization.


– Interagency Cooperation: An Ambassador’s Perspective
– The Pursuit of Justice: Assistance Needed to Tackle the International Criminal Court’s Prevention Component
– The Business of War: Private Military and Security Companies in Armed Conflict
– “Sovereignty-in-Being”: A Dangerous New Model for Territorial Expansion in the 21st Century
– Digital Age Superiority …or the Digital Dark Age Collapse
– Women and Leadership
– USAID and USACE Collaboration in the Pacific

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– U.S. Northern Command Counterterrorism Response Force Requirement
– Partnering to End Corruption through Security Cooperation and Defense Institution Building
– The Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Moral and Ethical Obligation of Resettlement or “I’ll Pass on the Poisoned Skittles”
– Searching for a Win-Win-Win: Rethinking Energy Crisis Solutions in West Africa
– New Foreign Policy Capability
– Why We Can’t All Just Get Along: Overcoming Personal Barriers to Inter-Organizational Effectiveness and Finding Your Personal Coupler for Success
– Adaptive Leadership: The Leader’s Advantage
– Avoiding a New Berlin Conference: A Framework for U.S. – Chinese Economic Cooperation in West Africa

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– A Brief History of Scandals: Special Oversight Challenges in National Security Interrogations
– A CGSC International Hall of Fame Member and the CIA’s Covert Action in 1954
– Application of the Ethical Triangle in the 2014 Ebola Epidemic: A Case Study
– Why We Keep Getting it Wrong: What Makes the JIIM so Different?
– The Vision Process: Seven Steps to a Better Organization
– Speak Smartly and Carry a Big Stick: Competing Successfully in the Global Narrative
– Train with the Brain in Mind: Neuroscience Education as a Force Multiplier
– Decline of Westphalia in West Africa: How Decentralized Power in West Africa Can be a Rebirth of African Identity

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