Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Friday's Miscellany 10-31-2008

American Enterprise Institute
· European Missile Defense: Looking at the Heart and Soul of the U.S.-European Alliance

· Foreign Aid: What Works and What Doesn't

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)
· A New Map for American-German Relations: Memorandum to the New U.S. President

Amnesty International
· The Human Cost of Armed Conflict in the Philippines

· Isolated and Abused: Women Migrant Domestic Workers in Jordan
· More Face Abuse and Death as Colombia's Government Denies Human Rights Situation

Brookings Institution
· Global Economic Crisis: Short and Long-term Prospects for Egypt

· Policy Options in Afghanistan

· Ukraine, Georgia and MAP – Time for Plan B

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute
· "The Audacity of Common Sense"

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
· Nuclear Renaissance: Is It Coming? Should It?

· Russian–American Security Relations After Georgia
· Stabilizing Afghanistan: Threats and Challenges

Center for Security Policy
· All Roads Lead to Jerusalem

· Shariah Finance: Sell-off or Sell-out?

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
· No. 42: Comprehensive Approaches in International Crisis Management

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
· Crafting U.S. Economic Strategy toward Asia: Lessons Learned from 30 Years of Experience

· Iranian Weapons of Mass Destruction: Part III: Biological Weapons Programs
· Islamic Radical Ideologies and South Asian Security: The Case of Bangladesh
· OPEC Production and the Falling Price of Oil

· Russia and European Energy Security: Divide and Dominate

· The U.S.-Japan Alliance: A New Framework for Enhanced Global Security

Centre for Social Cohesion
· Islam on Campus: A Survey of UK Student Opinions

Century Foundation
· Resolving America’s Islamist Dilemma: Lessons from South and Southeast Asia

Congress. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
· Energy: A Matter of National, Economic, and Environmental Security

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
· Preparing for Our Common Future: Policy Choices and the Economics of Climate Change

Council on Foreign Relations
· Counterterrorism in India

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
· D-2009-001 Information Assurance Controls for the Defense Civilian Pay System

· D-2009-006 Small Arms Ammunition Fund Management in Support of the Global War on Terror

· D-2009-007 Procurement and Use of Nontactical Vehicles at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan

Department of Homeland Security
· Keynote Address at National Homeland Defense Foundation by Charles E. Allen, Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis/Chief Intelligence Officer

Director of National Intelligence (DNI)
· Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 707 - Center for Security Evaluation

· Intelligence Community Policy Guidance (ICPG) 707.1 - Construction Security Review Board

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
· Hate Crime Statistics, 2007

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
· Check 21 Act: Most Consumers Have Accepted and Banks Are Progressing Toward Full Adoption of Check Truncation GAO-09-8

· Check 21 Act: Questions for Consumers about Check 21 Act (GAO-09-9SP, October 2008), an E-supplement to GAO-09-8
· Combating Nuclear Smuggling: DHS's Phase 3 Test Report on Advanced Portal Monitors Does Not Fully Disclose the Limitations of the Test Results GAO-08-979

· Defense Critical Infrastructure: Developing Training Standards and an Awareness of Existing Expertise Would Help DOD Assure the Availability of Critical Infrastructure GAO-09-42
· Defense Health Care: Additional Efforts Needed to Ensure Compliance with Personality Disorder Separation Requirements GAO-09-31

· Export Controls: Challenges with Commerce's Validated End-User Program May Limit Its Ability to Ensure That Semiconductor Equipment Exported to China Is Used as Intended GAO-08-1095
· USA Patriot Act: Better Interagency Coordination and Implementing Guidance for Section 311 Could Improve U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Efforts GAO-08-1058

Henry L. Stimson Center
· Afghanistan and Pakistan: More Realism Needed to Prevent US Failure

Heritage Foundation
· Approaching the "Invisible Red Line": Why Congress Must Act Now to Restore Military Readiness
· Into Africa: Bush Initiatives That Deserve Continuing Support

· The New Cold War: Reviving the U.S. Presence in the Arctic
· North Korea Nuclear Verification: Has the U.S. Blinked?
· OPEC Redux: Responding to the Russian–Iranian Gas Cartel

Institute for National Security Studies
· Global Insurgency and Salafi Jihad Movement

Institute for Security Studies
· Monograph No 151: Africa in the New World. How Global and Domestic Developments will Impact by 2025

International Crisis Group
· Azerbaijan: Defence Sector Management and Reform

· Correcting Course: Victims and the Justice and Peace Law in Colombia
· Oil for Soil: Toward a Grand Bargain on Iraq and the Kurds

International Relations and Security Network
· Comprehensive Approaches to International Crisis Management

· The Future of US Foreign Policy
· Russia's Western Security Outpost

Lexington Institute
· Memo to Demo's: Missile Defense Is Our Top Military Need

National Academies Press
· Combined Exposures to Hydrogen Cyanide and Carbon Monoxide in Army Operations: Final Report

National Interest Online
· Xenophobia on the Continent

National Priorities Project
· The Military Cost of Securing Energy

· Deterrence -- From Cold War to Long War: Lessons from Six Decades of RAND Research

· Facing Human Capital Challenges of the 21st Century: Education and Labor Market Initiatives in Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates

· Thinking About America's Defense: An Analytical Memoir

Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR)
· Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Quarterly Report to the United States Congress (October 30, 2008)

Strategic Studies Institute
· Dueling Natures

· Leadership and National Security Reform: The Next President's Agenda
· PLA Missions Beyond Taiwan

· Slowing Military Change

United Nations Office of Legal Affairs
· Audiovisual Library of International Law

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
· CBP Trade Strategy Fiscal Years 2009-2013

US Institute of Peace
· Iraq’s Cultural Heritage: Preserving the Past for the Sake of the Future

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
· Kirkuk: The Land the Surge Forgot

· Iraqi Politicians Ponder Status of Forces Agreement
· New FBI Powers: A Necessary Step for Counterterrorism
· OPEC Deliberates: A Saudi Opportunity

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