Government Executive December 2001 Vol.33, No.15

The Only Game In Town
By Shane Harris
Now government is America's hottest technology market.

Behind In The Biowar
By Katherine McIntire Peters
History's deadliest weapons are making a comeback, and the public health system is far from ready to deal with them.

Behind The Badge
By Brian Friel
Management hurdles and turf battles with other law enforcement agencies tarnish the FBI's stellar reputation.

By Brian Friel
The State Department's visa bureau may not be big enough or tough enough to keep terrorists out of America.

Inside Job
By Shawn Zeller
Even after Sept. 11, the Immigration and Naturalization Service lacks the support it needs to track down 7.5 million foreigners living in the United States without valid visas.

Changing Course
By Matthew Weinstock
The Coast Guard's stepped-up homeland security role is hurting its ability to seize drugs, enforce fishing laws, safeguard ships and save lives.

Tops in Technology
By Joshua Dean
Winners of 2001 Grace Hopper Government Technology Leadership Awards know no limits.



Managing Technology: Disaster and Recovery
By Joshua Dean
How one agency rose from the ashes with its data recovery plan.

Marketplace: Buying Better All The Time
By Allan V. Burman
Now, instead of working around the acquisition rules, agencies are making the process work for them.

Travel: Back In Flight
By Lauren R. Taylor
Federal travelers are back in the skies, but getting there may never be the same again.


Editor's Notebook: The Case For A Commission
Political World: A Public Education
The Last Word: The Rudman Assignment

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