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Ambassador Ron Neumann, President, American Academy of Diplomacy

The State Department suffers from a lack of leadership career opportunities. The American Academy of Diplomacy says an overbalance of political appointees in the senior ranks of the agency means they're only focused on short-term goals. Ambassador Ron Neumann is president of the Academy. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he offered a proposal to reintroduce career employees into the top ranks of the Foreign and Civil Services at State.

Tags: Ron Neumann , American Academy of Diplomacy , In Depth

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 05:08pm EDT
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White House adds another layer to executive cyber powers

President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order giving agencies the ability to recommend economic sanctions against cyber attackers and their supporters. As the President signed this latest order, Congress seems closer than ever to passing a cyber information sharing bill.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Michael Daniel , White House , Congress , David Grannis , Senate Intelligence Committee , information sharing , Treasury Department , Justice Department , Sanctions , Center for Strategic and International Studies , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 03:59am EDT
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Andrew O'Brien, Special Rep. for Global Partnerships, State Dept.

The State Department hopes to tap into veterans' overseas experiences with a new program. The Veterans Innovation Partnership launched last month. The goal is to apply service members' skills to foreign policy and international affairs. Drew O'Brien is the Special Representative for Global Partnerships at the State Department. He joined Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to explain more about the program.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Veterans Innovation Partnership , Veterans Affairs

Tuesday - 03/03/2015, 10:34am EST
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IGs ask Congress to strengthen oversight tools

Four inspectors general tell the Senate Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee they need legislative help in order to help them effectively oversee federal agencies.

Tags: oversight , OIG , inspector general , Inspector General Act , Congress , Senate , Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee , Michael Horowitz , Justice Department , FBI , John Roth , DHS , CIGIE , Ron Johnson , Claire McCaskill , Steve Linick , SSA , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 03:58pm EST
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