Government Executive Vol. 36 No.18

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  • Hope Springs Eternal
    Executives aren't impressed with the size of possible raises, but most still expect to benefit from the biggest SES changes in 25 years.
    By Shawn Zeller
  • Move 'Em Out
    The Pentagon prepares to reposition tens of thousands of overseas troops and civilians.
    By George Cahlink
  • Hayden's Code
    National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden's overhaul holds lessons for fixing other intelligence agencies.
    By George Cahlink
  • Droning On
    Unmanned vehicles could make Americans safer, or air travel more dangerous. Or both.
    By Katherine McIntire Peters and Beth Dickey


  • Yearning to Breathe Free
    Prisoner abuse isn't confined to soldiers in Iraq. U.S. officials who detain immigrants stand accused as well. By Shawn Zeller
  • Andrew vs. Charley
    Florida residents see a whole new Federal Emergency Management Agency. By Denise Kersten
  • Policing Procurement
    Could working for the government put a company out of business? By Shane Harris
  • Netting Smiles
    Navy Marine Corps Intranet officials and their contractor say customers are satisfied-despite evidence to the contrary. By David McGlinchey
  • Popular Vote
    The first Election Assistance Commission chief turns on political charm. By Eliza Newlin Carney
  • Pay Plan Pressure
    The Pentagon tries to correct its course, consulting employees and Congress on the design of its new personnel system. By Shawn Zeller


  • Tech Insider

    Tough Business
    Little did Tim Vigotsky know that taking over an Army contract would embroil his operation in an Iraq prison scandal. By Shane Harris
  • Management Matters

    Between the Lines
    Lessons government managers can learn from the daily headlines. By Brian Friel
  • Public Administration

    Running Fiscal Rapids
    The next administration will have to show both guts and extraordinary imagination. By Alice M. Rivlin
  • Viewpoint

    Reorganize Now!
    Let's not wait for a crisis to begin reforming entrenched organizational structures. By Hannah Sistare and Jonathan Breul


  • Editor's Notebook
    Senior executives don't mind being held accountable, even if it means modest raises.
  • Letters
  • The Buzz
    Federal CEOs, air discounts, an upgraded GSA Web site and a food pyramid fight.
  • Outlook
    Why do federal officials hide behind the cloak of anonymity-and why does the news industry indulge them? By Tom Shoop
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