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Day: August 19, 2021

Government Matters (Full Show) – August 19, 2021

Afghanistan withdrawal significantly increases risk of terrorist attacks, says counterterrorism expert Thomas Joscelyn, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, discusses implications for withdrawal from Afghanistan and the Pentagon’s counterterrorism focus going forward   Addressing climate change financial risks will reduce costs for federal agencies, says audit partner Corinne Dougherty, partner for federal […]

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Afghanistan withdrawal significantly increases risk of terrorist attacks, says counterterrorism expert

The Biden administration continues to pull troops out of Afghanistan in a large-scale withdrawal. The military will now conduct counterterrorism efforts outside of Afghanistan. Thomas Joscelyn, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and senior editor for its Long War Journal, said the withdrawal opens new windows of opportunity for terrorists and significantly […]

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Addressing climate change financial risks will reduce costs for federal agencies, says audit partner

A White House executive order directs federal agencies to identify and mitigate the financial risks of climate change. The order requires creating a government-wide strategy to combat climate risks. Corinne Dougherty, partner for federal audit at KPMG, said implementing the order is a monumental but doable task and will save money for the federal government […]

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New policy will go a long way for recruiting federal employees, says public affairs professor

The Office of Personnel Management will revise its hiring policy for entry-level workers and student interns. The initiative aims to provide flexibility in hiring qualified talent. Don Kettl, Sid Richardson Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, said it will go a long way towards improving government hiring efforts and will help recruit younger […]

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