Saturday, February 7, 2009

Friday's Miscellany 02-06-2009

American Enterprise Institute
· Prepare to Deal with Discontinuities

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)
· Bioenergy in the United States and Germany

· Climate and Energy Policies in the United States and Germany: Lessons for the Future
· Climate Change and Energy Security: Lessons Learned

· From Davos To Munich and Beyond
· Sixty Years After the Founding of the Jewish State: Are German-Israeli Relations Still "Special"?
· Short-Term Solutions to the Climate and Energy Challenge

Atlantic Council of the U.S.
· Alliance Reborn: An Atlantic Compact for the 21st Century

Brookings Institution
· A Civilian "Surge" for Iraq

· Double Jeopardy: What the Climate Crisis Means for the Poor
· Europe, the United States, and Middle Eastern Democracy: Repairing the Breach
· Overcoming Obstacles to U.S.-China Cooperation on Climate Change

· Stabilizing Communities: A Federal Response to the Secondary Impacts of the Foreclosure Crisis
· Turning the Tide in Afghanistan: A Discussion with Sen. Joseph Lieberman

Canadian Defence Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)
· Contemporary Piracy off the Horn of Africa

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP)
· China’s Evolving Legal System

· Talk Nuclear With Iran Now, With a Time Limit

Center for American Progress
· Recovery and Reinvestment 101

· Role of the U.S. in the World Order

· Troubled Neighbor: Mexico's Drug Violence Poses a Threat to the United States

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
· No. 47: Pakistan: Anatomy of a Crisis, Skeletal Opportunities

· No. 46: The French White Paper on Defense and National Security
· No. 45: The Growing Importance of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)
· The Case for Long-Range Strike: 21st Century Scenarios

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
· Commentary: Georgian Military Reform - An Alternative View

· Commentary: The Iraqi Elections: The Preliminary Results
· Commentary: Keeping the Iraqi Elections in Perspective

· The Future Combat System: What Future Can the Army Afford?
· The "Gaza War": A Strategic Analysis

· A Roadmap for a Secure, Low-Carbon Energy Economy: Managing Energy Security and Climate Change
· Violence in the North Caucasus: Fall/Winter 2008

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
· Guide to the Analysis of Insurgency

Chatham House
· Against the Gathering Storm: Securing Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement

· Food Futures: Rethinking UK Strategy

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
· Estimated Macroeconomic Effects of the Inouye-Baucus Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to H.R. 1

· H.R. 1, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
· Monthly Budget Review

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
· China's Military Power

· Countering China's Military Modernization

· Preparing for Sudden Change in North Korea

Department of Defense (DoD)
· DoD Instruction 3020.47, DoD Participation in the National Exercise Program (NEP), January 29, 2009
· DoD Instruction 3115.08, Collection of Information on Non-U.S. Persons Outside the United States at the Request of U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs), January 14, 2009
· DoD Instruction 3115.11, DoD Intelligence Human Capital Management Operations, January 22, 2009
· DoD Instruction 5132.13, Staffing of Security Cooperation Organizations (SCOs) and the Selection and Training of Security Cooperation Personnel, January 9, 2009

· DoD Instruction 5240.04, Counterintelligence (CI) Investigations, February 2, 2009
· DoD Instruction 6055.17, DoD Installation Emergency Management (IEM) Program, January 13, 2009

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
· D-2009-050 Distribution of Funds and the Validity of Obligations for the Management of the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund Phase II, February 5, 2009

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General
· Management of Department of Homeland Security International Activities and Interests

Director of National Intelligence (DNI)
· 500 Day Plan Follow-Up Report
o Part 1

o Part 2
· An Overview of the United States Intelligence Community for the 111th Congress

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
· Abraham Lincoln: Leadership and Democratic Statesmanship in Wartime

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
· Aviation Security: Status of Transportation Security Inspector Workforce. GAO-09-123R

· Broadcasting to Cuba: Actions Are Needed to Improve Strategy and Operations GAO-09-127

· Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM) GAO-09-232G

· Surface Transportation: Clear Federal Role and Criteria-Based Selection Process Could Improve Three National and Regional Infrastructure Programs. GAO-09-219

Henry L. Stimson Center
· A Prerequisite to Smart Power

· The New Relationship between the Executive and Legislative Branches

· Pentagon Releases New Document on Space Operations

Heritage Foundation
· Building a Global Freedom Coalition with a New "Security for Freedom Fund"

· Chinese Foreign Investment: Insist on Transparency

· The Demise of the U.N. Procurement Task Force Threatens Oversight at the U.N.

· Iran's Satellite Launch Underscores Growing Military Threat

· Latin America and the U.S.: Building a Partnership for the Western Hemisphere

Hudson Institute
· "Chief Culprit: Stalin's Grand Design to Start World War II" (Media clips)

· Hudson Institute Economic Report--February 6, 2009

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
· Burundi: The End of the Tunnel?

· Kenya – A Year after the Crisis: The Quest for Electoral Reform and Transitional Justice

· The (Northern) Uganda Peace Process: An Update on Recent Developments

Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
· News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict January 27 – February 3, 2009

International Relations and Security Network
· America’s Role in East Asia

· A Brave New Dangerous World
· China: New Defense Posture
· Financial Storm Re-Shaping Europe
· France's Afghan Dilemmas
· Gaza: The Syria-Israel Front
· Iraq's Trend-Setting Elections
· Israel's Political Fragmentation
· Kyrgyz Parliament Mulls US Air Base Closing Bill
· Somalia Sees Hope in New Leader
· Zimbabwe: Wrong Way, Right Way

Jamestown Foundation
China Brief February 4, 2009, v. 9, no. 3
· Personnel Changes in PLA Ranks: Chen Xiaogong
· Beijing’s Carrot-and-Stick Strategy to Deter Social Instability
· China’s Economic Downturn: Employment is The Critical Issue
· China's 2008 Defense White Paper: The View from Taiwan
· Beijing’s Responses to Falling Oil Prices

Joint Chiefs of Staff
· Joint Publication - JP 3-14, Space Operations, 06 January 2009

Lexington Institute
· Defense Companies Have Many Options in a Downturn

Middle East Institute (MEI)
· The Iranian Revolution at 30

· Water Issues in the Gulf: Time for Action Water Issues in the Gulf: Time for Action

Migration Policy Institute
· Collateral Damage: An Examination of ICE’s Fugitive Operation Program

National Academies Press
· Future of the Nuclear Security Environment

Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR)
· Hard Lessons: The Iraq Reconstruction Experience

Peterson Institute
· Buy American: Bad for Jobs, Worse for Reputation

Project on National Security Reform (PNSR)
· Concept Paper: The National Security Planning & Execution Management System (NSPEMS)

· Adjusting to Global Economic Change: The Dangerous Road Ahead

· The Challenge of Domestic Intelligence in a Free Society: A Multidisciplinary Look at the Creation of a U.S. Domestic Counterterrorism Intelligence Agency

· The Department of the Navy's Civilian Acquisition Workforce: An Analysis of Recent Trends
· The Economic Cost of Methamphetamine Use in the United States, 2005
· Maritime Piracy: Reasons, Dangers and Solutions
· Neighborhood Effects on Crime and Youth Violence: The Role of Business Improvement Districts in Los Angeles
· Radical Islam in East Africa

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
· Building Partner Capacity/Security Force Assistance: A New Structural Paradigm

· The Serpent in Our Garden: Al-Qa'ida and the Long War

University of Pennsylvania
· The Global "Go-To Think Tanks": The Leading Public Policy Research Organizations in the World [2008]

US Agency for International Development (USAID)
· Agricultural Recovery Responses in Post-Pandemic Situations Arising from Major Animal and Plant Diseases

· Case Study of the Poultry and Grape/Raisin Subsectors in Afghanistan: Guided Case Studies in Value Chain Development for Conflict-Affected Environments
· Global Tuberculosis Control: Surveillance, Planning, Financing -- WHO report 2008

· Hygiene Improvement and Avian Influenza
· Initial Management of Common Emergencies
· Mexico Rural Prosperity and Conservation Initiative: Final Report
· Peru Alternative Development Program (PDA) Final Report
· Research Guide: Transition Initiatives
· USAID Country Health Statistical Report: Afghanistan
· USAID Country Health Statistical Report: Bolivia
· USAID Country Health Statistical Report: Haiti
· USAID Country Health Statistical Report: Pakistan
· USAID Country Health Statistical Report: West Bank & Gaza

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
· Another Israeli Election Down to the Wire

· Can Obama Break Turkey's EU Impasse?
· Fixing UNRWA: Repairing the UN's Troubled System of Aid to Palestinian Refugees
· Qatar Challenges Washington on Hamas

World Security Institute
China Security Autumn 2008 v, 4, no, 4

· The Years of Transformation by Ding Gang
· Looking Beyond Bush by Chas Freeman , Zha Xiaogang , Niu Jitao
· China: Creditor to the Rich by Brad Setser A Crisis of Faith by Liu Peng
· Cures that Kill by Michael Barr Challenges to American Dominance in Oil Finance by Roland Tong
· Big Brother is Watching by Timothy Savage

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