Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 05-18-2018

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Security Project 

Amnesty International

Army Cyber Institute (ACI)
·         Cyber Defense Review, Spring 2018, v. 3, no. 1
o    Tactical Considerations for a  Commander to Fight and Win  in the Electromagnetic Spectrum
o    Preparing for Cyber Incidents  with Physical Effects
o    An Airman’s View of Deterrence  and Cyberspace
o    There IS No Cyber Defense
o    Countering the Cyber Threat
o    The Role of Commercial End-to-End Secure Mobile Voice in Cyberspace
o    Smart Bases, Smart Decision
o    Strategic Blind-Spots on Cyber Threats, Vectors, and Campaigns
o    The Strategic Support Force and  the Future of Chinese Information Operations
o    Determinants of the Cyber  Escalation Ladder

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)
·         Why Kirkuk Matters  

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Bipartisan Policy Center



CACI International Inc.

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for Complex Operations (CCO)
·         Prism, 2018, v. 7, no. 3
o    Nuclear Terrorism: Did We Beat the Odds or Change Them?
o    WMD Terrorism: The Once and Future Threat
o    The CWMD Strategy Gap
o    The State of the Art in Contemporary CWMD Thinking
o    The Forensic Challenge
o    North Korea's CBW Program: How to Contend with Imperfectly Understood Capabilities
o    "The Irreducible Minimum" An Evaluation of Counterterrorism Operations in Iraq
o    Perils of the Gray Zone: Paradigms Lost, Paradoxes Regained
o    An Interview with Congressman James R. Langevin

Center for Global Development

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

Center for Security Studies

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #34 - Practical Steps to Save a Deal with North Korea
·         PacNet #33 - Enter Malaysia’s New Political Order
·         PacNet #32 - Comparative Connections Summary

Center on Global Energy Policy
·         Iran Oil and Sanctions

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations

Danish Institute for International Studies (Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier)

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         Prior years

Department of Energy (DOE)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of Justice (DOJ)

Department of State


East West Center

East Asia Institute

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Egmont Institute

European Institute of the Mediterranean

European Leadership Network (ELN)
·         The INF Treaty: The Way Forward

European Parliament

European Policy Centre

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, May 2018
o    Intimate Partner Violence: A Pathway to Suicide
o    Newly Renovated FBI Academy Pool to Benefit Law Enforcement
o    Protected Health Information and Use-of-Force Investigations
o    Development Is a Question Away

Feinstein International Center

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
·         Consolidated Assessment Ratings

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         How Russia Survived Sanctions

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

French Institute of International Relations (Institut Fran├žais des Relations Internationales)
·         America Is More Than Trump

Future Directions International
·         Dire Straits: Iran’s Search for Allies:
o    Part One
o    Part Two

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-339SP Homeland Security Acquisitions: Leveraging Programs' Results Could Further DHS's Progress to Improve Portfolio Management
·         GAO-18-563T Aviation Security: TSA Uses Data to Monitor Airport Operations and Respond to Increases in Passenger Wait Times and Throughput [testimony]
·         GAO-18-569T Illicit Opioids: Office of National Drug Control Policy and Other Agencies Need to Better Assess Strategic Efforts [testimony]

Heritage Foundation

High Level Military Group (HLMG)

Hoover Institution
·         China Leadership Monitor, Spring 2018, no. 56
o    Chinese Views on the U.S. National Security and National Defense Strategies
o    And Then There Were Seven: The New, Slimmed-Down Central Military Commission
o    Xi’s System, Xi’s Men: After the March 2018 National People’s Congress
o    Central and Regional Leadership for Xinjiang Policy in Xi’s Second Term
o    Only Socialism Can Save China; Only Xi Jinping Can Save Socialism
·         Strategika, April 2018, no. 50
o    Pakistan's Partnership with the United States
o    The United States And Pakistan: Frenemies On The Brink
o    Pakistan: Murderous Ally, Patient Enemy
o    Pakistan: Neither Ally, Nor Enemy

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch,  May 17, 2018
o    Ebola Returns to Africa
o    Tunisia’s Municipal Elections: Applying the Principles of Democracy and Decentralization

Institute for National Security Studies

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy (ISPSW)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Intelligence and National Security Alliance

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

International Centre on Nonviolent Conflict

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs
·         Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon: Fatigue in Numbers [infographic]

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, May 18, 2017, v. 16, no.10
o    Al-Shabaab Faces Leadership Battle as Speculation Over Emir’s Health Mounts
o    Islamic State After Syria: A Dangerous New Stronghold in the Sinai
o    Returning IS Fighters in the Balkans: Beyond the Immediate Security Threat

Johns Hopkins University

Martens Centre for European Studies

Mitchell Institute

National Academies Press

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
·         2018 East Asian Strategic Review 
o    Introduction East Asia in 2017—Growing Tensions with North Korea
o    Chapter 1 The Security of the Sea: Significance of the Freedom of Navigation and Related Challenges
o    Chapter 2 China: Xi Jinping Confronts Problems as He Seeks to Consolidate His Power
o    Chapter 3 The Korean Peninsula: ICBMs and the New South Korean Government's Alliance Politics
o    Chapter 4 Southeast Asia: ASEAN—Pulled Between China and the United States
o    Chapter 5 Russia: Tension with the West, and the Diversification of Foreign Relations
o    Chapter 6 The United States: The Trump Administration's National Security Policy
o    Chapter 7 Japan: The US-Japan Alliance Amid Uncertainty

National Security Archive

Observer Research Foundation

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS)
·         2017 Pakistan Security Report

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Journalism & Media

Polish Institute of International Affairs

PONARS Eurasia


Royal Academy of Engineering

Small Wars Journal

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)

Stimson Center

Swiss Re Institute

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse  

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission
·         China’s Digital Game Sector

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center