Monday, July 14, 2008

Friday's miscellany 07-11-2008

American Enterprise Institute
· Iran and the Problem of Evil
· Private Sector and Public Sector Malaria Treatment in Africa

American Foreign Policy Council
· Responding to China in Africa

Amnesty International
· Guantánamo Military Commission Hearings Resume
· Migrants Face Illegal Arrest in Mauritania
· Military Judge Warns 9/11 Accused of Disadvantages of Self-Representation

· Afghanistan Update

Brookings Institute
· China’s Fifth Generation: Is Diversity a Source of Strength or Weakness?
· Iraq, Afghanistan and Beyond
· The Middle Eastern Marriage Crisis
· Tajikistan: Progress and Problems at the Heart of Central Asia
· What Did the G8 Summit Achieve? Progress or Stalemate?
· What is the Role of Courts in Making Social Policy?

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
· Arab Reform Bulletin: July 2008
· China’s Economic Rise—Fact and Fiction
· A Nonproliferation Disaster,zsa

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
· Diplomatic Strategies for Dealing with Iran: How Tehran Might Respond

Center for Defense Information (CDI)
· Chinese ASAT Test: A Breach of International Law?
· UN Holds Small Arms Conference: United States is Absent

Center for Security Policy
· Congress, Free the Hostage
· Islamists' Catch-22

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
· The Afghan-Pakistan War: A Status Report (2nd ed.)
· Another Long, Hot Summer in Ankara
· Commentary: A Second Cluster Munitions Treaty?
· The Iraq War: Key Trends and Developments (2nd ed.)

Center for European Reform
· The CER Guide to the French Presidency
Combat Studies Institute
· The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom, May 2003-January 2005: On Point II: Transition to the New Campaign

Committee on the Present Danger
· The Islamic Republic Takes on the Internet: Iranian Bloggers Under Fire
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
· Investing in Infrastructure

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
· The ISI and Terrorism: Behind the Accusations

Department of Defense (DOD)
· Cluster Munitions Policy

EastWest Institute
· Countering Violent Extremism: Beyond Words

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
· Maintaining the American Strategic Advantage

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
· Afghanistan Reconstruction: Progress Made in Constructing Roads, but Assessments for Determining Impact and a Sustainable Maintenance Program Are Needed
· Air Force Procurement: Aerial Refueling Tanker Protest
· Army Working Capital Fund: Actions Needed to Reduce Carryover at Army Depots
· Federal Records: National Archives and Selected Agencies Need to Strengthen E-Mail Management
· Initial Results on Availability of Terrorism Insurance in Specific Geographic Markets
· State and Local Government Pension Plans: Current Structure and Funded Status
· Surface Transportation: Principles Can Guide Efforts to Restructure and Fund Federal Programs
· Telecommunications: FCC Needs to Improve Performance Management and Strengthen Oversight of the High-Cost Program
· Telecommunications: Survey of State Regulatory Commissions
· VA Health Care: Ineffective Controls over Medical Center Billings and Collections Limit Revenue from Third-Party Insurance Companies

Heritage Foundation
· The 2008 Index: How to Escape the "Curse of Oil"
· Colombia v. Venezuela: An Endgame for the FARC?
· Congress Should Not Permit Negative GAO Report to Curtail Weapons Programs
· Europe and Israel: Strengthening the Partnership
· "A Glorious Mess": EPA Notice Would Have Dramatic Impact on U.S. Military
· Iranian Missile Tests Boost International Tensions and Proliferation Concerns

Human Rights Watch
· "As If I Am Not Human": Abuses against Asian Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia
· China’s Forbidden Zones: Shutting the Media out of Tibet and Other "Sensitive" Stories
· Preempting Justice: Counterterrorism Laws and Procedures in France
· Still Waiting: Bringing Justice for War Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, and Genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Cantonal and District Courts

International Crisis Watch
· Failed Responsibility: Iraqi Refugees in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon
· Indonesia: Implications of the Ahmadiyah Decree

International Relations and Security Network
· Afghanistan: State of Siege
· The Case for Israel's Full NATO Membership
· Chasing Iraqi Oil
· France's Ambitious, Uncertain Security Policy
· Russian Ships at the Mercy of Pirates
· Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai Facing Critical Choices

National War Powers Commission
· National War Powers Commission Report
Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life
· Organized Religion's Role in the Military

· Europe's Role in Nation-Building: From the Balkans to the Congo
· Iran's Political, Demographic, and Economic Vulnerabilities
· Options for Meeting the Maintenance Demands of Active Associate Flying Units
· Sources of Weapon System Cost Growth: Analysis of 35 Major Defense Acquisition Programs

Stanley Foundation
· Surveying the Civilian Reform Landscape

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
· Expand the U.S. Military? Not So Fast

US Institute of Peace
· In the Field: Promoting Rule of Law in Liberia
· Integrated Security Assistance: The 1207 Program · North Korea's Nuclear Moves

US Marine Corps (USMC)
· Marine Corps Vision & Strategy 2025

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
· The Last Resort: Consequences of Preventive Military Action against Iran
· Strengthening the Partnership: How to Deepen U.S.-Israel Cooperation on the Iranian Nuclear Challenge

Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control
· Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran - New Sanctions and New Incentives

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