Government Executive Vol. 37 No.5

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FEATURES

  • Madam Ambassador
    Women diplomats have risen to the highest levels in some of the world's most dangerous places, but not without a fight.
    By Shane Harris
  • Shifting Gears
    When a public-private job competition ends, the real work begins: moving to a new way of doing business.
    By Amelia Gruber
  • Dark Art
    Interrogation should be a powerful tool in the war on terror, but too often it is thwarted by abuse and interagency conflict.
    By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Trial by Fire
    The battles against insurgents in Iraq are teaching Army junior officers how to lead.
    By George Cahlink

NEWS+ANALYSIS

  • Spreading Security
    How much money should states get for terrorism prevention and preparedness? By Denise Kersten
  • After Assaults
    At Veterans Affairs hospitals, more women are seeking treatment for sexual trauma. By Denise Kersten
  • Speaking Truth to Power
    The former inspector general at Homeland Security has a story to tell. By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • New Day at EPA
    Changes at the agency's procurement shop have improved morale and customer service. By Shawn Zeller
  • Smart Buys
    Agencies are starting to fill their shopping carts with savings from new spending strategies. By Kimberly Palmer
  • Leadership Profile

    Base Hitter
    Philip Grone has the unenviable job of proposing which military posts to shut down. By George Cahlink

ADVICE+DISSENT

  • Managing Technology

    The Power of Six
    The souped-up IPv6 promises the muscle and speed to track just about any asset through the Internet. By Karen D. Schwartz
  • Management Matters

    Conference Burnout
    Big meetings might not be worth the cost. By Brian Friel
  • Political World

    Little Potentates Ascendant
    A decade ago, federalism was on the rise, but no longer. By Charles Mahtesian

IN EVERY ISSUE

  • Editor's Notebook
    The goals of shrinking government and recruiting talent can be compatible. By Timothy B. Clark
  • Letters
  • The Buzz
    Tom Davis' dilemma, Treasury's trust fund, postal bill comes due and look who's made a monumental effort.
  • Outlook
    Here's an unlikely source of inspiration about civil service reform: Walt Whitman. By Tom Shoop
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