Friday, March 21, 2008

Friday's Miscellany 03-21-2008

American Enterprise Institute

· Strengthening Freedom in Asia: A Twenty-First-Century Agenda for the U.S.-Taiwan Partnership

Boeing Company

· Fuel Consumption Analysis of the Boeing 767-200ER and Airbus 330-200 in Commercial Service when operated at High Take-off Gross Weight with Oil at $100 and $125 per Barrel

Brookings Institution

· How the Iraq War Has Empowered Iran

· Iraq: Winners and Losers at Five Years

· The Iraq War: Was It Worth It?

· A Political and Diplomatic Surge for Iraq

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

· The Fifth Anniversary of the Iraq War,zusr

· Iranian Elections

· Reading Khamenei: The World View of Iran's Most Powerful Leader

Center for Defense Information

· The Small Arms Trade in Latin America

Center for Security Policy

· Iranian Entanglements

· Sirens in the Strait

· The Truth About Saddam and Terrorism

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

· Invigorating Defense Governance: A Beyond Goldwater-Nichols Phase 4 Report

· The Iraq War After Five Years: The Surge, Current Status, and Military Lessons

· Overcoming Extremism Conference Report

· Responding to Catastrophes : U.S. Innovation in a Vulnerable World

· The Role of Airpower in the Iraq and Afghan Wars

· A Steep Hill: Congress and U.S. Efforts to Strengthen Fragile States

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

· The Long-Term Implications of Current Defense Plans: Detailed Update for Fiscal Year 2008

· An Analysis of the President's Budgetary Proposals for Fiscal Year 2009

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Department of Defense

· 2006 Gender Relations Survey of Active Duty Members

· Department of Defense

· Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the U.S. Military Service Academies: Academic Program Year 2006-2007

· FY07 Report on Sexual Assault in the Military

Department of Energy Inspector General (DOE IG)

· The Consolidated Terrorism Watchlist Nomination Process at the Department of Energy

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

· Aviation and the Environment: FAA's and NASA's Research and Development Plans for Noise Reduction Are Aligned but the Prospects of Achieving Noise Reduction Goals Are Uncertain

· Defense Acquisitions: Progress Made in Fielding Missile Defense, but Program Is Short of Meeting Goals

· Global War on Terrorism: Reported Obligations for the Department of Defense

· Intellectual Property: Federal Enforcement Has Generally Increased, but Assessing Performance Could Strengthen Law Enforcement Efforts

· The Nation's Long-Term Fiscal Outlook: January 2008 Update

Heritage Foundation

· China's Expanding Global Influence: Foreign Policy Goals, Practices, and Tools

· Economic Freedom Underpins Human Rights and Democratic Governance

· Finland's Rational Approach to Nuclear Power

· Iraq Five Years On: The Coalition Is Winning the War Against Al-Qaeda

· Supporting Our South Korean Ally and Enhancing Defense Cooperation

· U.S. Africa Command: Challenges and Opportunities

· With Repression in Tibet, Rethink Olympics

Human Rights Watch

· Ballots to Bullets : Organized Political Violence and Kenya's Crisis of Governance

· All Over Again : Human Rights Abuses and Flawed Electoral Conditions in Zimbabwe’s Coming General Elections

Institute of Defense Analyses (IDA)

· Iraqi Perspectives Project; Saddam and Terrorism: Emerging Insights from Captured Iraqi Documents [redacted version] vols. 1-5

International Committee of the Red Cross

· "Iraq: No Let-Up in the Humanitarian Crisis" (March 2008) may be read at$file/ICRC-Iraq-report-0308-eng.pdf

International Crisis Watch

· Kosovo's First Month

· Ruling Palestine I: Gaza Under Hamas

· Zimbabwe: Prospects from a Flawed Election

International Relations and Security Network

· Iran: A New balance of forces

· Kuwait Struggles for Balance

· The Legacy of Gandhi: A 21st Century Perspective

· (Maybe) denuclearizing North Korea

Lexington Institute

· Economic Security: A Decade of Decline

National Security Archive

· FOI in Practice: Analysis of the Mexican FOI System

Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

· Public Attitudes Toward the War in Iraq: 2003-2008

· Public Still Faults Government Care for Troops


· Analyzing Contingency Contracting Purchases for Operation Iraqi Freedom (Unrestricted Version)

· Leader Development in Army Units: Views from the Field

· Stabilization and Reconstruction Staffing: Developing U.S. Civilian Personnel Capabilities

Strategic Studies Institute

· The Political Context Behind Successful Revolutionary Movements, Three Case Studies: Vietnam (1955-63), Algeria (1945-62), and Nicaragua (1967-79)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

· Cheney's Middle East Trip: Iran Tops a Weighty Agenda

· The Hamas Dilemma: A Debate on Alternate Strategies

· Will the Turkish Constitutional Court Ban the AKP?

No comments: