Government Executive September 2002 Vol.34, No.13


Operation Recovery
By Katherine McIntire Peters
Faith, friendship and duty carried Army employees out of the burning Pentagon and are helping them restore their lives and work.

Insult To Injury
By Brian Friel
First, a terrorist attack maims you. Then, the government jerks you around.

Standing Guard
By Matthew Weinstock
With a new man in charge, the Transportation Security Administration tries to get back on course after a rough takeoff.

Building A Behemoth
By Jason Peckenpaugh
The challenge of constructing a Homeland Security Department may make the epic struggle to create the Defense Department look easy.

Identity Crisis
By George Cahlink
The National Guard is torn between two missions: backing up the active-duty military and serving as a homeland security force.

Set Up To Fail
By Gregory F. Treverton
It's no surprise that the FBI and CIA don't cooperate. We haven't wanted them to - until now.

Disconnect
By Shane Harris
Information sharing won't make us safer if agencies can't get it right

Departments

Letters

Managing Technology: Security Gets Smarter
By Karen D. Schwartz
Smart cards are catching on faster as priorities shift to security.

Managing Technology: E-Learning Heats Up
By Brian Friel
The new Gov Online Learning Center site has brought extra heat to the federal e-learning market.

Tech Insider: Those Who Get It
By Shane Harris
Technology vendors often push tools that agencies can't use.

Marketplace: What Price Performance?
By Allan V. Burman
The success of performance-based contracts depends on getting the right people involved from the start.

Viewpoint: Turning Point
By Paul A. Volcker
September 11 forced all of us to recognize that government was not, and never could be, irrelevant.

Travel: News From Nashville
By Lauren Taylor
Travel improvements are road-tested at Nashville conference.

Columns

Editor's Notebook: Restoring Lives, Remaking Government
The Last Word: Earth To NASA

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