Government Executive : Vol. 43 No. 8 (7/1/11)
Letters From the Edge
With revenues in freefall and a complex business mandate, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe sets the path out of fiscal crisis.
By Emily Long
Mapping Human Terrain
Intelligence analysts are tracking the potential for poverty, extremism and pandemic disease to predict the next national security crisis.
By William Matthews
Navy chief Adm. Gary Roughead stresses a flexible force poised for warfighting as well as disaster assistance.
Focus on the Family
The military ramps up outreach to spouses feeling the strain of multiple deployments. By Kellie Lunney
Unplugging Data Centers
The shift to shared facilities is easier said than done, state and industry officials say. By Joseph Marks
White House council offers tips on meeting efficiency goals. By Elizabeth Newell
While politicians took credit for the death of Osama bin Laden, career employees were told to keep quiet. By Shane Harris
Out in the Open
Public participation can make a difference in the cleanup of toxic nuclear sites. By Michael Lennon
The Best Defense
The deeper meaning of 'surge' is to ramp up for any contingency, including civilian disaster response. By Donald L. Losman
IN EVERY ISSUE
The 2012 presidential campaign is off to an unserious start. By Tom Shoop
The last laugh, vacation daze, the e-gov squeeze, NASA's space travels and rethinking NIH.
How important is soft power to our nation's security? By Timothy B. Clark
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