Government Executive : Vol. 39 No. 2 (2/1/07)
February 1, 2007
Ron Ault formed the coalition powering organized labor's unexpected resurgence.
By Karen Rutzick
Wrench In The Works
Blunders and missteps at the General Services Administration go far beyond the administrator's office.
By David Perera
A Labor Department bureau struggles for relevance and survival.
By Kimberly Palmer
The Battle for Baghdad
History suggests we are surging the wrong troops, holding the wrong ground, following the wrong strategy and fighting the wrong way in Iraq. By Greg Grant
Part-Time Soldiers Head Back to Iraq
There really is no more Army Reserve. It's the Army. By Greg Grant
Iraq war veterans are sustaining brain injuries at an alarming rate. By Katherine McIntire Peters
The emergency medical system returns home, hopefully to better health. By Zack Phillips
She'll Be Watching
Freshman Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to focus on government oversight. By Karen Rutzick
Auditing the Auditors
The agency charged with collecting oil and gas royalties from drilling on federal land faces increased scrutiny. By Katherine McIntire Peters
Landing a Better Deal
The air traffic controllers union is hoping the Democratic Congress will help overturn an unpopular contract. By Alyssa Rosenberg
Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom
But until a rose is a rose in every database, government agencies won't be able to share pruning tips-or much else. By David Perera
Business Without Borders
To compete, agencies must collaborate all over the map. By Brian Friel
As Defense secretary, will Robert Gates put the CIA back on track? By Shane Harris
Transfer of Power
Outsider states become insiders in the 110th Congress. By Charles Mahtesian
IN EVERY ISSUE
Oversight, insight and foresight-that's what we need in our new divided government.
FEMA flooded, money spent, predicting procurement and Virginia's new bent.
While an advocacy group pushes agencies to hire executives from the outside, the Bush administration goes in the opposite direction. By Tom Shoop
February 1, 2007