Government Executive : Vol. 39 No. 10 (6/15/07)
June 15, 2007
Resiliency helps people embrace change and overcome crisis. Can it be taught?
By Karen Rutzick
Since we can't prevent every disaster or attack, why not shift focus toward surviving them?
By Zack Phillips
Homemade Bombs, High-Tech Response
The Pentagon is throwing everything it's got against improvised explosive devices but missing the real targets.
By Greg Grant
After record-breaking spending, the Iraq Project and Contracting Office closes shop. By Katherine McIntire Peters
A Shot in the Dark
Can missile defense systems keep commercial airlines safe? By Zack Phillips
The Sky's the Limit
The new manual for irregular warfare overlooks air power, Air Force officials say. By Greg Grant
Equipment shortages and budget gaps leave states vulnerable to wildfires. By Anne Laurent
The No Surprises Rule
Justice officials learned the hard way why blindsiding employees is a bad idea. By Brian Friell
The Contractor Conundrum
Intelligence agencies won't say how many contractors they've hired. But we'll give it a shot. By Shane Harris
With the right policies, managers can keep their agencies out of legal trouble. By Robin S. Wink
IN EVERY ISSUE
Soggy Sweat speaks to both sides of the issue.
Tempest tossed, when dogs bite and in Iraq to stay.
Was the New Deal really the golden age of government? By Tom Shoop
June 15, 2007