Sunday, August 30, 2009

Friday's Miscellany 08-28-2008

Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)
· High Frontier Journal, v. 5, no. 4, August 2009

*Building the Political Consensus to Deter Attacks on Our Nation’s Space Systems by US Representative Terry Everett
*Employing Elements of National Power in Schriever V by VADM Carl V. Mauney
*Schriever V Wargames: The Boundaries of Space and Cyberspace by Lt Gen Larry D. James
*Schriever V - A UK Perspective by AVM T. M. “Timo” Anderson
*A Space Doctrine for Soldier, Scientist, and Citizen: What It Will Take to Secure the Space Domain by Ambassador Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr.
*Political-Military Implications of Space Warfare on Homeland Defense and Allied Relations by BG Robert J. Felderman
*The Value of the Domain [Schriever V Wargame] by Col Robert F. Wright, Jr.
*Coalition Space Operations: Lessons Learned from Schriever V Wargame by Mr. Joseph D. Rouge and Mr. Dennis L. Danielson
*Schriever V: Lessons Learned - A Canadian Perspective by Col François Malo
*The Strategic Value of Schriever V: Policy and Strategy Insights for the Quadrennial Defense Review by Mr. Marc J. Berkowitz
*Schriever V: Managing and Understanding Consequences to Military Space by Maj Gen Franklin “Judd” Blaisdell, USAF, retired
*Schriever Wargames: The Battle for the Ultimate High Ground by Mr. James C. Mesco

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)
· 'They Can and Must Increase': An Analysis of U.S.-Russian Economic Relations in International Comparison

· Toward a Transatlantic Eastern Policy? The U.S., the EU, and the "In-Between States"

Amnesty International
· Philippines: Shattered Lives: Beyond the 2008-2009 Mindanao Armed Conflict

· Timor-Leste: 'We Cry for Justice’: Impunity Persists 10 Years on in Timor-Leste

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
· Options for Reforming the Clean Development Mechanism

Brookings Institute
· The Battle for Baghdad

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
· Filling the Void: Dispatch from Afghanistan

Center for Contemporary Conflict (CCC)
· Strategic Insights, v. 3, no. 3, August 2009

*Subversion as a Facet of Terrorism and Insurgency: The Case for a Twenty-First Century Approach by Lindsay Clutterbuck and William Rosenau
*Employing Data Fusion in Cultural Analysis and Counterinsurgency in Tribal Social Systems by Steffen Merten
*Could Al Qaeda’s Own Strategy to Defeat Itself Actually Work? by Carl J. Ciovacco
*Diplomatic Game-Changer: How Recent Maritime-Related Initiatives Have Decisively Improved the Ability to Confront Terrorists/Criminals by Brian Wilson
*Ideology or Pragmatism? U.S. Economic Aid, Military Assistance, and Foreign Military Sales: 1950-2007 by David A. Anderson and MAJ Randall D. McCauley, USA
*Democracy Promotion and the National Security Strategy: U.S. National Interest, Primacy, and Coercion by Richard Nere
*Skeptics at NATO’s 60th Anniversary: A Critique of the Criticism by Maj. Loree Filizer, USAF
*Indo-U.S. Relations: An Historical Perspective by Dheeraj Kumar
*What if the President of Sudan is Arrested? by Glen Segell
*What is Washington’s Next Move on North Korea? by Sehun Cheon
*Lost Years, Lost Opportunities: Bush Foreign Policy by David W. Wise

Center for Defense Information (CDI)
· The Concern with South Korea's Missile Defense System

Center for Infrastructure Protection (CIP)
· Critical Path: A Brief History of Critical Infrastructure Protection in the United States [this is not new but has only recently been posted digitally]

Center for National Policy
· The Future of the U.S. Army: Options for Force Modernization

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)
· “A Wing and a Prayer”: Summary and Analysis of the NAHLN HPAI Exercise Program

Center for Security Policy
· Stay of Execution

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
· The Afghan-Pakistan War: The Shifting Nature of the Threat

Center for Strategy and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)
· Life After FCS

Center for the Study of Intelligence
· Studies in Intelligence v. 53, no. 2, (Special Review Supplement) Summer 2009
*Intelligence in Contemporary Media: Views of Intelligence Officers by John McLaughlin

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
· CTC Sentinel, v. 2, no. 8, August 2009
*The Philippines' Continued Success Against Extremists by Peter Chalk
*The Evolving Role of Uzbek-led Fighters in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Jeremy Binnie and Joanna Wright
*Tribal Dynamics of the Afghanistan and Pakistan Insurgencies by Hayder Mili and Jacob Townsend
*A Review of Reconciliation Efforts in Afghanistan by Joanna Nathan
*The Absence of Shi`a Suicide Attacks in Iraq by Babak Rahimi
*Factors Affecting Stability in Northern Iraq by Ramzy Mardini
*Training for Terror: The 'Homegrown' Case of Jami`at al-Islam al-Sahih by Jeffrey B. Cozzens and William Rosenau
*Recent Highlights in Terrorist Activity

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
· The Budget and Economic Outlook: An Update

· Quality Initiatives Undertaken by the Veterans Health Administration

Department of Homeland Security
· Information Technology Sector Baseline Risk Assessment

Department of Homeland Security Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA)
· General Counsel Electronic Management System (GEMS)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
· Journal of Defence Studies, v. 3, no. 1, January 2009
*Essential Elements of India's Defence Offset Policy - A Critique by Thomas Mathew
*A Survey of Successful Defence Offset Policy by Anuradha Mitra
*What India can Learn from Global Offset Experiences by Vivek Lall
*Implementation of Offset Policy in Defence Contracts: Indian Army Perspective by S. Sunder
*Offset Absorption Roadmap for the Navy by S. Samaddar
*Offset Absorption Roadmap for the Air Force by Sudhir V. Bal
*Offset Investment Inflow Priorities for Defence R&D by Prahlada, S. Radhakrishnan & Parimal Kumar
*Offset Investment Inflow Priorities for Ordnance Factories by S. Gopalaswamy
*Technology Inflows – Issues, Challenges and Methodology by S. P. Ravindran
*Manufacturing Capabilities Enhancement for Efficient Offset Absorption- Joint Ventures / Collaborations / Tie ups by Jayant Patil & Mukesh Bhargava
*Gearing up for the Defence Exports: Challenges, Opportunities and Pitfalls by B. Khaitan
* Industry Perspectives on Defence Offsets by S. K. Kaura

Institute for National Security Studies
· Strategic Assessment, v 12, no. 2, August 2009
*The Promise and Perils of Engagement by Mark A. Heller
*The Iranian Nuclear Program: Waiting for Obama by Ephraim Kam
*Iran's Ballistic Missiles by Yiftah S. Shapir
*Battling for Consciousness by Yossi Kuperwasser
*Palestinian Duality: Territories, Governments, Agendas by Ephraim Lavie
*The Lebanese Paliamentary Elections: Back to the Future? By Benedetta Berti
*Guardians of a Tense Peace: US Combat Forces in Iraq by Clint ZumBrunnen
*Russia in the Middle East: An Unlikely Comeback by Olena Bagno
*Killing Pakistan from Within by Meirav Mishali-Ram

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)
· Update on the Arak Heavy Water Reactor in Iran

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR)
· 15 Ideas to Fix the Middle East

International Crisis Group
· Chad: Escaping from the Oil Trap

International Relations and Security Network
· Abkhazia: Optimism and Tension
· Swine Flu – the Sickly Side of Globalization

International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)
· Counterinsurgency Guidance

Minority Rights Group International
· Peoples Under Threat 2009
*The Efficacy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” by Om Prakash
*Winfield Scott’s 1847 Mexico City Campaign as a Model for Future War by Daniel T. Canfield
*Graying Panda, Shrinking Dragon: The Impact of Chinese Demographic Changes on Northeast Asian by Matt Isler
*A New Grand Bargain: Implementing the Comprehensive Approach in Defense Planning by Thomas G. Mahnken
*Strategic Drift? The Future of the National War College by Janet Breslin-Smith and Cliff Krieger
*Developing Strategists: Translating National Strategy into Theater Strategy by Derek S. Reveron and James L. Cook
*Asia: Facing Interesting Times By Dean Cheng
*Future Gulf War: Weighing Arab and American Forces against Iranian Capabilities by Richard L. Russell
*The State of Play in Russia’s Near Abroad By Peter B. Humphrey
*SORT-ing out START: Options for U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reductions by Stephen J. Cimbala
*Real Acquisition Reform By Jim Cooper and Russell Rumbaugh
*Integrating CONOPs into the Acquisition Process by John P. Jumper, David A. Deptula, and Harold B. Adams
*Moving Toward a Joint Acquisition Process to Support ISR by Del C. Kostka
*MRAPs, Irregular Warfare, and Pentagon Reform by Christopher J. Lamb, Matthew J. Schmidt, and Berit G. Fitzsimmons
*Strategic Communication and the Combatant Commander by Jeffrey B. Jones, Daniel T. Kuehl, Daniel Burgess, and Russell Rochte
*Energy and Environmental Insecurity by Richard B. Andres
*Measure, Manage, Win: The Case for Operational Energy Metrics by Andrew Bochman
*Interview with General Raymond T. Odierno, USA, Commander, Multi-National Force–Iraq by David H. Gurney and Jeffrey D. Smotherman
*Breaking the Yardstick: The Dangers of Market-based Governance By Don J. DeYoung
*Radar versus Stealth: Passive Radar and the Future of U.S. Military Power by Arend G. Westra
*Mind Fitness: Improving Operational Effectiveness and Building Warrior Resilience Elizabeth A. Stanley and Amishi P. Jha
*The Department of Homeland Security: An Organization in Transition by Charles B. King III
*U.S. Joint Military Contributions to Countering Syria’s 1970 Invasion of Jordan by Richard A. Mobley

National Democratic Institute (NDI)
· Preliminary Statement of the NDI Election Observer Delegation to Afghanistan's 2009 Presidential and Provincial Council Elections

National Security Archive
· The CIA's Vietnam Histories

New America Foundation
· Japan Rethinks Reform
*Wishful Thinking and Indecisive Wars by Ralph Peters
*A Balanced Approach to Irregular Warfare by Admiral Eric T. Olson
*Future Force Planning for the Middle East by Rear Admiral John F. Sigler
*The Missile Defense Mission by Jeff Kueter
*Contextualizing Counterinsurgency by Stephen Sloan & Sebastian L. v. Gorka
*A Post-Conflict Primer by J. Sullivan, A. Shkolnikov & A. Nadgrodkiewicz
*Higher Miseducation by Patrick Poole
*The Perilous Future of U.S. Strategic Forces by B. Thayer & T. Skypek
*Not Saved by “Zero” by Frank J. Gaffney, Jr.
*The Art of (Cyber) War by Brian M. Mazanec
*Finding Equilibrium on Iran by Mario Loyola
*Fixing Our Pakistan Problem by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross
*The Power of the Ought”: An Interview with Ambassador Max Kampelman
*LEBANON: Out of Gas by Nicholas Noe
*INDIA: Pakistan’s Enemy Within by M. D. Nalapat
*BELGIUM: The Case for Montenegro by Borut Grgic

Small Wars Journal
· Cultural Awareness or Cultural Apperception: Is There a Difference?
· Dealing with the Crisis in Zimbabwe: The Role of Economics, Diplomacy, and Regionalism

Stanley Foundation
· Peacebuilding Following Conflict

Stimson Center
· Resetting the Peace Clock

Virtual Information Center (VIC)
· Country Primers [latest]
*New Zealand

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
· Ahmadinezhad's Cabinet: Loyalists and Radicals

· Putting Iraq's Security Agreement to the Vote: Risks and Opportunities

1 comment:

LIJO said...

Established in 1997, St. Gregorious Edu-Guidance is a leading education consultancy services providing exemplary service to students all over India. We deal in Admissions to all major professional courses in Premier Institutes across India. We are your one step solution for all career related needs, it may be MD, MBBS BE, BTech (ALL BRANCHES), , MDS, BDS, BPharm, BArch, MBA, MTech, MS, , PhD or any other courses. We provide personalized career solutions on an individual basis keeping in mind the aspirations of our client as well as the affordability factor.
St. Gregorious Edu-Guidance,
#2, 2nd Floor,
J J Complex, Above Chemmannur Jewellers,
Marthahalli - P O,
Bangalore - 560037
Contact: +91 9448516637
+91 9886089896, +91 9449009983
080-32416570, 41719562