Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Health Policy and Preparedness Program Director Donald Donahue, DHEd, and Fellow Stephen Cunnion, MD, PhD, write in a current issue of World Medical and Health Policy about "The Soft Power of Solid Medicine." In this paper, co-authored with former US Surgeon General Richard Carmona, Drs. Donahue and Cunnion discuss the power of international medical assistance as a tool of diplomacy. Click here to access the journal website and download the article.
Dr. Charles Herzfeld is a Senior Fellow and Member of the Board of Regents at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies. Dr. Herzfeld is a veteran of a long career in science and technology in the private and public sectors, including tenure as the Director of Defense Research and Engineering within the Department of Defense. In a recent interview on Federal News Radio, he offers his predictions on the major issues the federal government is likely to face in 2011. Click here to listen to the interview in full.
The Potomac Institute Press is pleased to announce that Bureaucratic Nirvana: Life in the Center of the Box, by Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Senior Fellow Hugh Montgomery, is now available in a Kindle edition. In Bureaucratic Nirvana, Montgomery draws on his four decades of experience to present a "how-to" primer for Pentagon contractors, administrators and researchers seeking a better understanding of the R&D bureaucracy. Look for Bureaucratic Nirvana in Amazon's online Kindle store, or just click here to access the Kindle listing.
Amb. David J. Smith (Ret.) is a Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and the Director of the Georgian Security Analysis Center, Tbilisi, Georgia. In a recent article for the Georgian publication Tabula, he writes about the challenges the US and allies have in dealing with Russia as they try to adhere to the new "reset" philosophy. Writes Amb. Smith, "The west—bits of it, at least—is experiencing reset dilemma," and must settle on a reasonable strategy. Click below to read the article in full.
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is pleased to honor three outstanding members of our staff with special awards for their contributions in 2010. Winners of this year's Corporate Officers' Awards are Ms. Miriam Jackson, Staff Accountant/Contracts Administrator, and Ms. Courtney Merriman, Research Assistant in the Strategy, Planning & Programs group. This year's winner of the Research Award is Mr. Justin Rossi, Research Assistant in the Strategy, Planning & Programs group. Click below to watch a video honoring this year's awardees.
Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Board of Regents Member and Senior Fellow John Young is a strong advocate for procurement reform within the Department of Defense. Young, a former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, writes in the current issue of Defense News about reverse auctioning, a purchasing option he says creates greater efficiency while saving significant sums of taxpayer dollars. Click here to read the article in full.
- Prof. James Giordano in "Practical Pain Management"
- Author Hugh Montgomery on Federal News Radio
- Senior Fellow David Kay on Iranian Nuclear Talks
- Senior Fellow David Smith on NATO Summit
- Institute Senior Fellow on Concepts of Justice
- WikiLeaks and Government Data Sharing
- Senior Fellow Alden Munson in "Space News"
- Institute Expert on WikiLeaks Case
- Read Hugh Montgomery's New Book: "Bureaucratic Nirvana"
- Institute Expert on WTTG Fox-5 News
- ICTS Director Comments on Al Qaeda PR Push
- Institute Expert on Stalled START Treaty
- Institute Fellow Says Airport Body Scanners are "Just the Beginning"
- CDR Derrick Busse, USN (Ret.), Joins Institute
- Senior Fellow David Smith on Cyber Security
- New Research Fellow Joins Institute
- Institute Fellow Ben Sheppard, PhD, on the DC Metro Plot
- Institute's VP of Academic Programs to Give Prestigious Jus Lecture
- Watch the Potomac Institute Video
- Will the "Mistral" Ship Deal Run Aground?
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