Tag: Africa

Dr. Jerry Jaax, Colonel (Ret.), U.S. Army Veterinarian Corps, and former Kansas State University Associate Vice Provost for Research Compliance, visited Fort Leavenworth on 1 May as part of the Simons Center’s Interagency Speaker Series. Jaax is a world renowned expert in the field of pandemic infectious disease control, serving 26 years with the U.S. Army Veterinary […]

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Featured article: “Out of Sync” – U.S. Africa Command and Recent Interagency Challenges by William Denn, J. J. Williams, and Devanie Johnson U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), the Department of Defense’s (DoD) newest, geographic combatant command formed in 2007, exemplifies a bold, new experiment in whole-of-government interagency cooperation. Structured from the ground up to facilitate the integration of interagency […]

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National Security U.S. aware of Afghan hostage video, assessing it: State Dept., Reuters Climate Change Jeopardizes National Security, The Cipher Blog Memo to the (Future) President: 5 Things Clinton and Trump Need to Know about China, The National Interest Why the Army is worried about insurgents turning to remote-controlled weapons, The Washington Post The Beginning […]

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National Security Latest DHS Push in Silicon Valley: Drones for Border Patrol, Nextgov White House Mulls Big Nuclear Policy Changes, and Lawmakers Speak Up, Defense News Pentagon says proposed Russian deal in Syria is ‘not based on trust’, The Washington Post How War and Crisis Help Spread Diseases Like Zika, The National Interest Insider Threats […]

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Earlier this month, the White House and USAID released factsheets updating the public on the U.S. government response to the Ebola outbreak…

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In the past two weeks the U.S. government has made several announcements outlining whole-of-government response to the Ebola outbreak in Africa. USAID is the lead agency in the effort, with support from DoD and other agencies and organizations…

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On September 17, one day after President Obama laid out his response plan for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the U.S. Agency for International Development released their fact sheet on the whole-of-government Ebola response…

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On September 16, President Obama announced the plan for the whole-of-government response to address the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, declaring the outbreak to be a national security priority…

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Nearly 40 U.S. Army Africa personnel recently attended a two-day Joint Humanitarian Operations course. The course was taught by instructors from the U.S. Agency for International Development, Office of the U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance…

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The Department of Defense recently reported on efforts being made in confronting drug trafficking in West Africa. The West Africa Cooperative Security Initiative is meeting the threat head on…

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