Government Executive Vol. 36, No.7

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FEATURES

  • Moving Targets Terrorists are everything the Soviet Union was not, and intelligence agencies are struggling to get a bead on them.
    By Gregory F. Treverton
  • Blindsided Zero Day attacks come without warning, exploiting computer weaknesses. They're poised to proliferate, and there's no defense.
    By Shane Harris
  • False Alarms In the aftermath of anthrax attacks, the Postal Service walks a fine line between caution and chaos.
    By Denise Kersten
  • Fear and Hope Federal managers are deeply divided over the merits of pending civil service reforms.
    By Shawn Zeller

NEWS+ANALYSIS

  • Explosive Mix The security situation proves incendiary in Iraq. By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Curbing Fannie and Freddie Congress struggles to rein in two quasi-governmental behemoths. By Denise Kersten
  • Saving the Shuttle Could the shuttle go to Mars? By Beth Dickey
  • Bye-Bye, Budgeteer Dov Zakheim leaves one of the Pentagon's most thankless jobs. By George Cahlink
  • Able Sentry The Coast Guard helps prevent a mass migration from Haiti. By Jason Peckenpaugh
  • Clarke's Lament Agencies try, and fail, to fight terrorism. By Jason Peckenpaugh
  • Fighting Words Interservice rivalry takes a toll on troops in Iraq. By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Gathering Intelligence The Sept. 11 commission debates reorganizing intelligence agencies. By Chris Strohm
  • You've Got a Refund! The IRS is luring taxpayers online. By Denise Kersten

ADVICE+DISSENT

  • Tag Team Defense perfects its inventory handoffs with RFID technology. By Karen D. Schwartz
  • Delivering Your Message Put the mouse down. By Brian Friel
  • Travel Woes It may not be worth justifying public spending on business trips. By Charles Mahtesian

IN EVERY ISSUE

  • Editor's Notebook With strong photos and illustrations, and tight writing and editing, we tell our stories more effectively.
  • The Buzz A new drug warrior, a familiar face in California, NASA scrutiny and a tax collector tells all.
  • Outlook Federal courts aren't the place to direct agencies' day-to-day activities.
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