Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Friday's Miscellany 04-30 & 05-07-2021

 38 North

 Africa Center for Strategic Studies

 Al Jazeera Center for Studies

 American Enterprise Institute

 American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC)

 Amnesty International

 Army Center of Military History

  • Army History Magazine, Spring 2021, no. 119
    • Army Historians: Torchbearers of Fact and Truth 
    • Nixon's “Laotian Gamble” LAM SON 719 as a Turning Point in the Vietnam War
    • Sketch of a Nation: Mapmaking and the U .S . Army
    • A Mad Dog's Tale

 Army University Press

  • Military Review, May-June 2021, v. 101, no. 3
    • Preparing for the Future: Marine Corps Support to Joint Operations in Contested Littorals
    • Military Diversity: A Key American Strategic Asset
    • The Army in the Indo-Pacific: Relevant but Not a Tripwire
    • The Strategic Significance of the Chinese Fishing Fleet
    • Preparing Theater Ammunition Supply Points for Large-Scale Combat Operations
    • Fire Support in Time and Space: Lessons from the Ivy Division’s Joint Air-Ground Integration Center
    • The COVID-19 Lockdown as a Window of Opportunity to Degrade Transnational Organized Crime Groups in Colombia
    • Artificial Intelligence and Multi-Domain Operations: A Whole-of-Nation Approach Key to Success
    • A New Foreign Area Officer Paradigm: Meta-Leadership and Security Cooperation
    • The U.S. Military Academy and the Africa Military Education Program
    • Learning “The Dreadful Trade of Death”: Training the U.S. Army at Legionville, 1792-1793
    • Understanding Assessments and their Relevance to the Future Success of the U.S. Army
    • Britain’s War: A New World, 1942-1947

 ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

 Atlantic Council

 Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

 Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES)

 Baker Institute for Public Policy

 Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA)

 Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs

 Blair Institute for Global Change

 Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

 Brennan Center


 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 CATO Institute

 Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

 Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA)

 Center for Global Development

 Center for Homeland Security and Defense (CHDS)

 Center for International Policy

 Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

 Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

 Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET)

 Center for Security Studies

 Center for Space Policy and Strategy (CSPS)

 Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

 Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress (CSPC)

 Center on Global Energy Policy

 Center on Law, Ethics and National Security

 Centre for European Reform (CER)

 Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

 Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST)

 Chatham House

 China Aerospace Studies Institute (CASI)

 Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

 College of Europe

 Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)

  • CTC Sentinel, April/May 2021, v. 14, no. 4
    • A View from the CT Foxhole: Admiral (Retired) William H. McRaven, Former Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, and Nicholas Rasmussen, Former National Counterterrorism Center Director, Reflect on the Usama bin Ladin Raid
    • Uniting for Total Collapse: The January 6 Boost to Accelerationism
    • The March 2021 Palma Attack and the Evolving Jihadi Terror Threat to Mozambique
    • The Revival of the Pakistani Taliban
    • A New Approach Is Necessary: The Policy Ramifications of the April 2021 Loyalist Violence in Northern Ireland

 Conflict Armament Research

 Congress. House. Appropriations Committee

 Congress. House. Armed Services Committee 

 Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

 Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee 

 Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

 Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

 Congress. House. Oversight and Reform Committee

 Congress. House. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

 Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

 Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

 Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee 

 Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

 Council for Foreign Relations

 Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

 Department of Defense (DOD)

 Department of Defense, Office of Inspector General (DODIG)

 Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

 Department of Homeland Security Inspector General

  • OIG-21-31 DHS Had Authority to Deploy Federal Law Enforcement Officers to Protect Federal Facilities in Portland, Oregon, but Should Ensure Better Planning and Execution in Future Cross-Component Activities

 Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of the Inspector General

 Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General

  • 21-065  Review of the U.S. Marshals Service's Tactical Training Officer Program

 Department of State

 Department of State Office of Inspector General

Department of the Army

 East-West Center

Economic Research Forum

 Egmont Institute

 EU Joint Research Centre (JRC)

 European Asylum Support Office (EASO)

 European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (Hybrid CoE)

 European Council on Foreign Relations

 European Union (EU)

 European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA)

 European Union External Action Service (EEAS)

 European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

 European Values

 Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

 Finnish Institute of International Affairs

 Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD)

 French Institute of International Relations (IFRI)

 Future Directions International

 German Development Institute

 German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

 German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

 Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

 Global Network on Extremism & Technology (GNET)

  Global Public Policy Institute (GPPI)


 Government Accountability Office (GAO)

  • Behavioral Health: Patient Access, Provider Claims Payment, and the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic GAO-21-437R
  • Defense Intelligence and Security: DOD Needs to Establish Oversight Expectations and to Develop Tools That Enhance Accountability GAO-21-295
  • DOD Acquisition Reform: Increased Focus on Knowledge Needed to Achieve Intended Performance and Innovation Outcomes GAO-21-511T  [testimony]
  • Domestic Abuse: Actions Needed to Enhance DOD's Prevention, Response, and Oversight GAO-21-289
  • Information Environment: DOD Operations Need Enhanced Leadership and Integration of Capabilities GAO-21-525T [testimony]
  • Littoral Combat Ship: Unplanned Work on Maintenance Contracts Creates Schedule Risk as Ships Begin Operations  GAO-21-172
  • Nuclear Triad: DOD and DOE Face Challenges Mitigating Risks to U.S. Deterrence Efforts GAO-21-210
  • U.S. Postal Service: Volume, Performance, and Financial Changes since the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic GAO-21-261
  • Veterans Affairs: Use of Additional Funding for COVID-19 Relief  GAO-21-379

 Hedayah International Center of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism

 Heritage Foundation

 Hoover Institution

  • Strategika, no. 72
    • Chinese Communist Party Propaganda
    • Beijing’s Woke Propaganda War in America
    • China’s Propaganda: Ludicrous, Malicious, Extremely Effective
    • A Day of Joy for the State within a State

 Hudson Institute

 Human Rights Watch

 Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

 Institute for China-America Studies (ICAS)

 Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

 Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

 Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT)

 Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)

 Institute for National Security Studies (INSS - Israel)

 Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP)

 Institute for Strategic Dialogue 

 Institute for the Study of War

 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 Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

 International Crisis Group

 International Peace Institute (IPI)

 Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

 Library of Congress, Law Library

 Lowy Institute for International Relations

 Macdonald-Laurier Institute (MLI)

 Marine Corps University Middle East Studies

 Marine Corps University Press

  • Journal of Advanced Military Studies (JAMS), 2021, v. 12, no. 1
    • Political Warfare and Propaganda: An Introduction
    • Fake News for the Resistance:  The OSS and the Nexus of Psychological Warfare and Resistance Operations in World War II
    • All Women Belong in the Kitchen, and Other Dangerous Tropes:  Online Misogyny as a National Security Threat
    • Consistency of Civil-Military Relations in the Israel Defense Forces: The Defensive Mode in Cyber
    • Russian Cyber Information Warfare:  International Distribution and Domestic Control
    • Propagandized Adversary Populations in a War of Ideas
    • Social Antiaccess/Area-Denial (Social A2/AD)
    • Representation of Armed Forces through Cinematic and Animated Pieces: Case Studies
    • Streaming the Battlefield: Theory of the Internet’s Effect on Negotiation Onset
    • The Crucible of War:  What Do We Know about Military Adaptation?
    • National Security Is Still an Ambiguous Concept
  • Khaos Company: A Commander's Account and Lessons Learned from the 2019 MAGTF Warfighting Exercise

 Marshall European Center for Strategic Studies

 Martens Centre for European Studies

 Middle East Institute

 Migration Policy Institute

 Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies


 Modern War Institute (MWI)

  • Full Spectrum: Capabilities and Authorities in Cyber and the Information Environment
    • Toward a Whole-of-Society Framework for Countering Disinformation
    • Manhunting the Manhunters: Digital Signature Management in the Age of Great Power Competition
    • Save Our Servers
    • Competing for Connections: Authoritarian Powers’ Use of Cyber and Influence in Latin America
    • Striking the Right Balance: How Russian Information Operations in the Baltic States Should Inform US Strategy in Great Power Competition
    • PSYOP, Cyber, and InfoWar: Combating the New Age IED
    • Authorities and Legal Considerations for US Cyber and Information Operations in a Contested Environment
    • Overclassification and Its Impact on Cyber Conflict and Democracy
    • Incorporating the Cyberspace Domain: How Russia and China Exploit Asymmetric Advantages in Great Power Competition

 National Academies Press

 National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

 National Security Archive

 NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence 

 NATO Defense College

 Newsline Institute

 New America

 New York Cyber Task Force

 Nonproliferation Policy Education Center (NPEC)

 Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project (NPPP)

 Observer Research Foundation

 Office of the Director of National Intelligence

 Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

 Pew Research Center Journalism & Media

 Pew Research Center Methods

 Pew Research U.S. Politics & Policy

 Policy Exchange (UK)

 Polish Institute of International Affairs

 RAND Corporation

 Ransomware Task Force

 Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

 S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

 Small Wars Journal

 South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

 Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)

 Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery (SIGPR)


 Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

 Swedish Institute of International Affairs

 Taylor & Francis

 Terrorism Research Initiative (TRI)

  • Perspectives on Terrorism, April 2021, v.15, no. 2
    • Bringing Religiosity Back In: Critical Reflection on the Explanation of Western Homegrown Religious Terrorism (Part II)
    • Understanding the Motivations of “Lone Wolf” Terrorists: The “Bathtub” Model
    • Radical Beings: How Group Identities Impact Willingness to Justify Terrorism
    • Measuring Impact, Uncovering Bias? Citation Analysis of Literature on Women in Terrorism
    • The European Database of Terrorist Offenders (EDT): Development, Usability and Options
    • U.S. Extremism on Telegram: Fueling Disinformation, Conspiracy Theories, and Accelerationism
    • The Devil’s in the Details - or is He? The Ethics and Politics of Terrorism Data
    • QAnon: Radical Opinion versus Radical Action
    • 40 Terrorism Databases and Data Sets: A New Inventory
    • 20+ Databases on (Violent and Armed) Conflicts
    • Counterterrorism Bookshelf: Five Books on Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism-Related Subjects
    • Bibliography: Al-Shabaab
    • Bibliography: Fear and Terror
    • 60+ Full-Text Academic Theses (Ph.D. and M.A.) on Rebel Governance by Non-State Actors written in English between 2011 and 2021

 UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

 UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)

 UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

 UN Women

 U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

 US Marine Corps (USMC)

 US Institute of Peace (USIP)

 Washington Institute for Near East Policy

 Wilson Center

 World Economic Forum