Sunday, October 15, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 10-13-2017

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

Asia Centre

Asian Centre for Human Rights

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         BRICS Without East Jerusalem

Bipartisan Policy Center


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for Global Development

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, no. 208: Post-Soviet De Facto States

Center for American Progress

Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC)

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #74 - Interpreting Xi Jinping’s Power from the CCP 19th Party Congress
·         PacNet #73 - Time to Save Face in US-DPRK Relations

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
·         Trump and the IMF

Chatham House

Clingendael, Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         U.S. Policy Toward Lebanon

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Governmental Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Danish Ministry of Defence

Defense Science Board (DSB)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of the Army
·         FM 3-0 Operations [October 2017] 

East West Center

Egmont Institute
·         Studia Diplomatic, 2017, v. 68, no. 5
o    Preferences, approaches and influence: the Central and Eastern EU member states and the EU’s policies towards the post-Soviet space
o    Political cohesion and coordination of Nordic Plus and CEEC EU member states in Eastern Europe
o    Preference formation of officials working for an EU Council Presidency The Lithuanian Presidency of 2013 and the Eastern Partnership
o    “Hard security” vs. “Big Business”? Explaining Romania’s and Bulgaria’s responses to the conflict in Ukraine
o    Central and Eastern European perceptions of the Eurasian Economic Union Between economic opportunities and fear of renewed Russian hegemony
o    Central and Eastern European countries shaping the EU’s border policy towards the post-Soviet space Case study: Kaliningrad

Elliot School of International Affairs - Central Asia Program

European Policy Centre

European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
·         Less is more? The US at the UN

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
·         Consolidated Assessment Ratings

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
·         Online Privacy for Journalists

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Biodefense: Federal Efforts to Develop Biological Threat Awareness GAO-18-155
·         Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Agencies Are Taking Action to Reduce Demand but Could Improve Collaboration in Southeast Asia GAO-18-7
·         Federal Criminal Restitution: Factors to Consider for a Potential Expansion of Federal Courts' Authority to Order Restitution GAO-18-115
·         International Mail: Information on Changes and Alternatives to the Terminal Dues System GAO-18-112
·         Physical Security: NIST and Commerce Need to Complete Efforts to Address Challenges GAO-18-167T [Testimony]
·         Physical Security: NIST and Commerce Need to Complete Efforts to Address Persistent Challenges GAO-18-95
·         Presidential Transition: Information on Ethics, Funding, and Agency Services GAO-17-615R
·         Whistleblower Protection: Opportunities Exist for DOD to Improve the Timeliness and Quality of Civilian and Contractor Reprisal Investigations GAO-17-506

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, October 12, 2017  
o    The Threat of Violent Extremism in Tanzania

Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP)

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy (ISPSW)
·         Baghdadi’s Audio Message

Institute for the Study of War
·         Syria Situation Report:  September 27 - October 10, 2017

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, October 12, 2017, v. 15, no. 19
o    Pakistan’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa Positions Itself for Politics
o    The Favored Conflicts of Foreign Fighters From Central Europe
o    The Fall of a Jihadist Bastion: A History of the Battle of Mosul (October 2016 – July 2017)

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)

Joint Special Operations University

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

New America Foundation

Observer Research Foundation

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Oxford Internet Institute Computational Propaganda Project

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Polish Institute of International Affairs

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)


Small Wars Journal
·         Operationalizing Big Data
·         The Paradox of Control

Strategic Studies Institute  (SSI)

Transparency International

UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

US Postal Service (USPS)
·         Insider Threat Program 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House
·         National Security Presidential Memorandum – 7 - Integration,Sharing, and Use of National Security Threat Actor Information to Protect Americans