Tagged: strategy

Vision Documents Signed by Navy’s Information Dominance and Cyber Leaders

This week, officials of the U.S. Navy signed three documents outlining how the Navy will continue to maintain “Information Dominance,” or superior “operational advantage,” in decision making and warfighting through the integration of its technical “information functions, capabilities, and resources.” Specifically, the three documents describe Information Dominance as a combination...

From Input to Impact: Evaluating Terrorism Prevention Programs

The Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation has released a report titled, “From Input to Impact: Evaluating Terrorism Prevention Programs,” which discusses the shift many states are making toward prevention in counterterrorism programs and strategies, “and offers a preliminary framework for assessing the impact of preventive actions.” As governments increasingly turn...

2012 Report to Congress of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) has released its 2012 Annual Report to Congress. Earlier reports are also available in our collection and the USCC website. According to the press release, this report covers a wide range of issues and developments in the bilateral relationship, including “the role...

The Iran Project’s “Weighing Benefits and Costs of Military Action Against Iran”

Bearing the endorsements of thirty-two senior national security experts, a new report by The Iran Project entitled, “Weighing Benefits and Costs of Military Action Against Iran” , critically assesses the question of possible military action against a nuclear Iran. From the paper’s introduction: “This paper provides a foundation for clear...

U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa

The White House recently released its Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa. This document outlines ways in which the United States will partner with sub-Saharan African countries in order to achieve four overarching objectives. These four goals are to: 1. Strengthen Democratic Institutions 2. Spur Economic Growth, Trade, and Investment 3. Advance...

Report on Strategies to Reduce U.S. Drug Demand

The United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control recently released a report entitled Reducing the U.S. Demand for Illegal Drugs that outlines the strategies for Congress and the Obama Administration to reduce the massive U.S. demand for illegal drugs. Drug abuse costs the United States $193 billion a year...

2012 DHS Northern Border Strategy

The Department of Homeland Security recently released its 2012 Northern Border Strategy, which is “the first unified strategy to guide the Department’s policies and operations along the U.S.-Canada Border.” Relations between the United States and Canada are among the world’s strongest, and the border between the two countries is the...

CBP Releases 2012-2016 Border Patrol Strategic Plan

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released its 2012-2016 Border Patrol Strategic Plan. The 2012-2016 Strategic Plan builds on the foundation of the 2004 National Border Patrol Strategy, which allowed for significant acquisition of personnel, technology, and infrastructure in support the Border Patrol’s mission. The 2012-2016 Border Patrol Strategic Plan...

National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security

The White House announced today the National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security. The global supply chain is a growing in size and complexity, which makes it more vulnerable to natural disasters, accidents and malicious attacks. Keeping the global supply chain secure is vital to the United States national security...