Government Executive Vol. 37 No.13
The Air Force confronts a future in which ground-based controllers and unmanned aircraft are ascendant, while the number of new fighter planes is falling. From the Ground Up
By Katherine McIntire Peters
Homeland Security officials hope a new organizational blueprint will improve operations. Revision Time
By Katherine McIntire Peters and Amelia Gruber
Sometimes, the best way to manage change is to resist it. Survival of What Fits
By Shane Harris
Dire assessments of the oceans' decline send the White House, Congress and NOAA fishing for solutions. Deep Trouble
By Beth Dickey
Reorganizing intelligence agencies and beefing up their budgets might not be enough. London's Lessons By Jason Vest
The Defense Intelligence Agency's technology chief has something he wants to share. Mr. Dots By Shane Harris
Some agencies reward quality work by extending contracts, but critics wonder who's minding the store. Cheap Rewards By Kimberly Palmer
Bradley Belt struggles to keep the pension bailout fund afloat. In the Hole By Alina Tugend
Thin sheets of plastic slightly larger than credit cards are changing the way government employees identify themselves. To Card or Token By Daniel Pulliam
There is a method to the madness. Crisis Management By Brian Friel
Only in theory are base closings apolitical. BRAC Breakdown By Charles Mahtesian
The last step to improving services for veterans is the toughest. Almost Excellent By Mark Catlett
Foreign Service employees stretch their skills for an evolving mission. The New Diplomacy By W. Robert Pearson
IN EVERY ISSUE
Government's constancy is a virtue, but also a handicap in the face of change.
It's spies vs. spies, clearing clearances and a yen for private mail.
In seeking to protect government sources-even self-serving ones-reporters perform a public service. Outlook By Tom Shoop
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