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The Intelligence Community Analysis Project

Is an investigation into analytical and evaluation best practices of the business community. This report, conducted at the request of our government partners, is the product of individual interviews with…

Getting Ready: Company Primer on Preparedness and Response Planning for Terrorist and Bioterrorist Attacks

What should you do to protect your employees, your organization, and its stakeholders from a terrorist attack? Employees, and the public, assume that businesses are being proactive in working with…

Getting Down to Business: An Action Plan for Public-Private Disaster Response Coordination: The Report of the Business Response Task Force

The 2005 hurricane season and its prolonged crisis aftermath demonstrated beyond doubt that theUnited States is not adequately prepared to deal with major catastrophes, whether natural or man-made.Coming nearly four…

BRAC Transformation Options Report

Despite BRAC’s success, the military still has more bases than it needs, causing a drain on money and resources. We assess that the most recent round of closures (2005) fell…

The Report of the Independent Panel on the Central Intelligence Agency In-Q-Tel Venture

In early 1999, the Central Intelligence Agency recognized it was no longer the technology leader it had been when it developed the SR-71 and Corona reconnaissance programs in the 1950s…

Tail-to-Tooth Commission: Call to Action

Spending on defense falls into two broad categories: dollars that go toward combat capability and dollars that go toward supporting combat personnel. The percentage of spending on military combat capability…

BRAC Testimony – William H. Tremayne

The Base Closure and Realignment process (BRAC), based on a concept proposed by BENS member Bill Tremayne, was established in the late 1980s to take the politics out of closing…