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Senior Vice President of National Security Policy Jamie Barnett, Jr., RDML USNR (Ret.), recently served as Chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. In comments to The New York Times, he reacted to the ongoing struggle to implement a nationwide communications system for first responders. Click here to read the article in full.
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is pleased to announce that Janelle Gatchalian Lor has been promoted to the position of Research Fellow. Ms. Lor is currently assigned to the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory’s Wargaming Division, where she supports experimentation and combat development efforts. In addition to her role as Assistant Support Officer, she recently served as an analyst for the 2012 Naval Services Game, a Navy-Marine Corps wargame examining the challenges of naval force aggregation. Ms. Lor previously held the position of Research Associate at the Institute.
Regarding Ms. Lor's promotion, Mike Lowe, Director of the Institute's Center for Emerging Threats and Opportunities, commented, "As the Director of CETO, I have had the privilege of observing Janelle at work within the Institute for a number of years. Throughout this time she has continued to demonstrate, improve and expand her overall analytical skills. Simultaneously, her impressive leadership and management abilities have become increasingly evident. We are thrilled to have an individual of Janelle's caliber on the team supporting the Marine Corps and I look forward to observing her most certain continued success as an Analyst with the Potomac Institute."
Senior Vice President of National Security Policy Jamie Barnett, Jr., RDML USNR (Ret.), is a retired Navy admiral and cyber security analyst, and former Chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. In comments to Federal Computer Week, he joined other experts in a year-end assessment of the top developments in cyber security for 2012. Click here to read the article in full.
Senior Fellow Dr. David Kay is a weapons nonproliferation expert and former head of the Iraq Survey Group. In comments to WTOP radio on the crisis in Syria, he explained how sarin gas could be deployed as a weapon. Recent reports indicate that the Syrian regime might be planning a gas attack on opposition forces and civilians, but WTOP reports that some within Syria are skeptical. Click here to read and listen to WTOP coverage.
The Potomac Institute Press launched the new book #CyberDoc: No Borders - No Boundaries, at a special conference entitled A National Cyber Doctrine: The Time Is Now, on December 4 at the National Press Club. The book is co-edited by Potomac Institute CEO and Chairman Michael Swetnam and by Timothy Sample, Vice President and Sector Manager for Battelle Memorial Institute’s Special Programs Organization, and it addresses the urgent need for a national cyber doctrine to guide the US in this challenging new security environment. Click here to read coverage of the event on the CIO news website. #CyberDoc is available for purchase on Amazon.com; click here for the Amazon listing.
- Event: "A National Cyber Doctrine"
- CEO Mike Swetnam on Federal News Radio
- Video: ICTS Event on Maritime Security
- Senior Vice President Jamie Barnett on Bloomberg TV's "Bloomberg West"
- New on the Potomac Cyber Blog
- Senior Vice President Jamie Barnett in Homeland Security Today
- VP of Strategy and Planning David Reist on Federal News Radio
- CEO Mike Swetnam on Federal News Radio
- Senior Vice President Jamie Barnett in Federal Computer Week
- Senior Vice President Jamie Barnett on Federal News Radio
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Editors: Michael Swetnam and Tim Sample
- "Equipment Reset: Getting the Marine Corps Down to Fighting Weight" April 17 April 17, 2013 (15:00 - 16:00)
- ICTS: Combating Hizballah's Global Network April 04, 2013 (12:00 - 14:00)
- Brown Bag Lunch: Featuring CNS Visiting Scholars' Presentations August 09, 2012 (12:00 - 13:00)
- Combating Olympic Terrorism: National and International Lessons July 25, 2012 (12:00 - 14:00)
- Fundamentals of Chinese Information Warfare and Impacts on the Western World May 11, 2012 (12:00 - 14:00)
Equipment Reset: Getting the Marine Corps Down to Fighting Weight, on Wednesday, April 17, 3 - 4 p.m, at Potomac Institute of Policy Studies. Event will be lead by LtGen William M. Faulkner, USMC, Deputy Commandant, Installations and...
Combating Hizballah’s Global Network, Thursday, Apr 4, 12-2
Hosted by Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies
At the Potomac Institute, 901 N. Stuart St, Ste 200
Inter-University Center for...
Brown-Bag Lunchtime Lecture Series
Thursday, 9. August 2012
2nd Floor Conference Room
CNS Summer Visiting Scholars' Research Lectures
Ilona Brueckmann, Carnegie-Mellon University, PA.
Realities Amongst Myth: Constructs of...
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies will host a panel discussion, Combating Olympic Terrorism: National and International Lessons, on Wednesday, July 25, at the Institute. Registration is required. Contact...
The Potomac Institute Cyber Center will host a special program on Fundamentals of Chinese Information Warfare and Impacts on the Western World on Friday, May 11, from 12 noon-2 pm at the Institute, 901 North Stuart Street, Suite 200, Arlington, VA...