Friday, January 4, 2008

Friday's Miscellany 01-04-2008

Army War College
  • Parameters, Winter 2007-2008, v. 37, no. 4
    • Afghanistan: Regaining Momentum” by Ali A. Jalali “New Challenges and Old Concepts: Understanding 21st Century Insurgency” by Steven Metz
    • “US COIN Doctrine and Practice: An Ally’s Perspective” by Alexander Alderson
    • “Strategic Realignment: Ends, Ways, and Means in Iraq” by Bruce J. Reider
    • “The Military and Reconstruction Operations” by Mick Ryan
    • “Disarming Rogues: Deterring First-Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction” by David Szabo
    • “Stabilization and Democratization: Renewing the Transatlantic Alliance” by Zachary Selden
    • “The Moral Equality of Combatants” by Carl Ceulemans

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for Defense Information (CDI)

Center for Security Policy

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Committee on the Present Danger

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Department of Defense

Department of Defense Inspector General

Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy Research Institute

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
  • Army Corps of Engineers: Known Performance Issues with New Orleans Drainage Canal Pumps Have Been Addressed, but Guidance on Future Contracts Is Needed.
  • Border Security: Despite Progress, Weaknesses in Traveler Inspections Exist at Our Nation's Ports of Entry, by Richard M. Stana, director, homeland security and justice issues, before the House Committee on Homeland Security, in El Paso, Texas.
  • Defense Trade: State Department Needs to Conduct Assessments to Identify and Address Inefficiencies and Challenges in the Arms Export Process.
  • Government Auditing Standards-Implementation Tool: Professional Requirements Tool for Use in Implementing Requirements Identified by "Must" and "Should" in the July 2007 Revision of Government Auditing Standards.
  • "U.S. Financial Condition and Fiscal Future Briefing," by David M. Walker, Comptroller General of the United States, at the 2008 Economic Forecast Forum sponsored by the North Carolina Bankers Association and North Carolina Chamber, in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Heritage Foundation Hudson Institute International Crisis Group Pew Global Attitudes Project Pew Internet & American Life Project Rand Strategic Studies Institute United States Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) Washington Institute for Near East Policy Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control

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