Sunday, September 7, 2008

Friday's Miscellany 09-05-2008

Air University
Air & Space Power Journal
Fall 2008, v. 22, no. 3
· The Transformation of Air Forces on the Korean Peninsula by Lt Gen Stephen G. Wood, USAF and Maj Christopher A. Johnson, DM, USAF, USAF
· Airpower Imbalance: Nuclear Pakistan’s Achille’s Heel by Air Commodore Tariq Mahmud Ashraf, Pakistan Air Force, Retired
· Redefining Air, Space, and Cyber Power by Lt Col Paul D. Berg, USAF
· The Strategic Role of Airpower: An Indian Perspective on How We Need to Think, Train, and Fight in the Coming Years by Air Commodore Arjun Subramaniam, Indian Air Force
· Rethinking the Combined Force Air Component Commander’s Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Approach to Counterinsurgency by Lt Col Michael L. Downs, USAF
· Revisiting South African Airpower Thought: Considering Some Challenges and Tensions in Southern Africa by Dr. Francois Vreÿ and Dr. Abel Esterhuyse
· Strategy and Cost: A Gap in Our Military Decision-Making Process by Lt Col Lawrence Spinetta, USAF
· Go Pills in Combat: Prejudice, Propriety, and Practicality by Dr. John A. Caldwell

Strategic Studies Quarterly
Fall 2008, v. 2 No. 3
· The Requirement for a Future Strategy by Gen John A. Shaud
· USAF Cyberspace Command: To Fly and Fight in Cyberspace by Maj Gen William T. Lord, USAF
· A China Policy for the Twenty-First Century by Amb. Chas W. Freeman Jr., US Foreign Service, Retired
· A Time for Action: The Case for Interagency Deliberate Planning by Col Sami Said, ANG, Lt Col Cameron G. Holt, USAF
· US Foreign Policy toward North Korea: A Way Ahead by LCDR Robert F. Ogden II, USN, Lt Col David A. Anderson, USMC, Retired
· Harnessing the Islamist Revolution: A Strategy to Win the War against Religious Extremism by Dan Green

American Enterprise Institute
· The Autumn of Mubarak

· The Jews of Libya: Coexistence, Persecution, Resettlement

Amnesty International
· UN Counter-Terrorism Review Should Make Human Rights a Priority

· Afghanistan Update, No. 40

Brookings Institution
· The Beijing Olympics and China’s Soft Power

· The IMF's Role in Low-Income Countries: Issues and Challenges

· Next Generation Financial Reforms for India

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
· Engaging Pakistan—Getting the Balance Right

· Minding the Gaps: U.S. & India Views on Nuclear Cooperation

Center for American Progress
· How to Redeploy: Implementing a Responsible Drawdown of U.S. Forces from Iraq

· Somalia: A Country in Peril, a Policy Nightmare

· Think Again: Remember Iraq?
· Understanding Bushonomics: How We Got Into This Mess in the First Place

Center for Defense Information
· Countdown to Air Force Cyber Command Stopped

· Space Security Update #6: Sept. 5, 2008

Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
· Building Democracies and Markets in the Post-Conflict Context

Center for New American Security (CNAS)
· Iran: Assessing U.S. Strategic Options

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
· Covering the Afghan-Pakistan War

· A Resolute Strategy on Georgia
· Security Challenges and Threats in the Gulf: A Net Assessment
· Transferring Provinces to Iraqi Control: The Reality and the Risks

Combat Studies Institute
· Scouts Out! The Development of Reconnaissance Units in Modern Armies

Congressional Budget Office
· Contractors' Support of U.S. Operations in Iraq

· Behavioral Economics: Lessons from Retirement Research for Health Care and Beyond

· Updated Long-Term Projections for Social Security

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
· U.S. Trade Strategy

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
· D-2008-125 Summary of Information Assurance Weaknesses Found in Audit Reports Issued From August 1, 2007, Through July 31, 2008, September 2, 2008

Director of National Intelligence (DNI)
· ODNI Releases Contractor Numbers

EU Institute for Security Studies
· Back to the Future? US-Russia Relations After Georgia

European Law Enforcement Cooperative
· EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report TE-SAT 2008

· European Organised Crime Threat Assessment (OCTA) 2008

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
· How We Misunderstand Terrorism

· Terrorism Assumptions and Reality

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)
· Multidimensional and Integrated Peace Operations: Trends and Challenges
· Peace Operations and Organised Crime

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
· Defense Health Care: Oversight of Military Services' Post-Deployment Health Reassessment Completion Rates Is Limited

· Drug-Free Communities Support Program: Stronger Internal Controls and Other Actions Needed to Better Manage the Grant-Making Process
· Various Issues Led to the Termination of the United States-Canada Shared Border Management Pilot Project

Heritage Foundation
· As Gustav Lands, There Are Lessons to Be Learned

· The Eighth Defense Ministerial of the Americas: End of the Line?
· Fukuda's Resignation Reflects Japan's Political Gridlock
· Olympic Invasion: China, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Russia's Aggression
· Textbook Appeasement: The State Department and the Islamic Saudi Academy

Hoover Institution
· China Leadership Monitor No. 26

Human Rights Watch
· Human Rights Watch Observations on the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) Draft Protocol on Cluster Munitions: Prepared for the Meeting of the CCW Group of Governmental Experts

· Libya: Rights at Risk

Institute for the Study of War
· Iraq Report -- Special Groups Regenerate
· Situation Report, Russo-Georgian Conflict

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
· Bosnia and Herzegovina: Broader and Improved Support for Durable Solutions Required

· Georgia: Tentative Return of Some of the People Who Fled August 2008 Conflict

· Internal Displacement to Urban Areas: The Tufts-IDMC Profiling Study

International Crisis Group
· CrisisWatch N°61, 1 September 2008

International Relations and Security Network
· Ahmadinejad Plans for Victory

· Angola: A Vote for the Books
· Bosnia: The Algerian Six Prepare Their Cases

· Iraq, Iran, China: The Emerging Axis

· Letter: The Long Way Home in Dili
· Rumblings of Dissent on Bashir Indictment

· Swiss Banks Position for US Elections
· Tzipi Livni: Grasping the Nettle

· US: Bush's Foreign Policy Footsteps

National Defense Intelligence College (NDIC)
· Finding Leaders: Preparing the Intelligence Community for Succession Management

Parallel History Project on Cooperative Security (PHP)
· Indo-Soviet Relations: New Russian Evidence

· Selective Bibliography on the Cold War Alliances


· A Common Operating Picture for Air Force Materiel Sustainment

Henry L Stimson Center
· Cross-Strait Relations: First the Easy Steps, Then the Difficult Ones

· Iraq’s Children: From Insurgents to Civilians?
· The New Foreign Menace? Sovereign Wealth Funds and US National Security

Strategic Studies Institute
· The View from There

US Institute of Peace
· Haiti: Confronting the Gangs of Port-au-Prince

· Making Borders Irrelevant in Kashmir
· Pakistan After Musharraf’s Departure
· Securing the Future: A Primer on Security Sector Reform in Conflict Countries

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
· Reconsidering Hamas: A View from Amman
· Terrorist Threat and U.S. Response: A Changing Landscape

World Trade Center Medical Working Group of New York City
· 2008 Annual Report on 9/11 Health

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