Thursday, December 30, 2010

Friday's Miscellany 12-17-2010

Psychiatric Services, December 2010, v. 61, no. 12, p. 1177 “Self-Inflicted Deaths Among Women With U.S. Military Service: A Hidden Epidemic?”

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)
Poverty in Afghan Policy: Enhancing Solutions through Better Defining the Problem
Securing Life and Livelihoods: The Role of Social Relations in Afghanistan
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standing and Addressing Context in Rural Afghanistan: How Villages Differ and Why

Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)
CV-22B Accident Investigation Board report

Air University
Air & Space Power Journal, Winter 2010, v. 24, no. 4
o Haiti Relief: An International Effort Enabled through Air, Space, and Cyberspace
o Air Force ISR Operations: Hunting versus Gathering
o A Seat at the Table: Beyond the Air Component Coordination
o Element
o Bringing Balance to the Force
o Global Power Requires a Global, Persistent Air-to-Air Capability
o Closing the Irregular Warfare Air Capability Gap: The Missing Puzzle Piece: Rugged Utility Aircraft and Personnel
o Air Component Campaign Planning: Beyond Conflict and Kinetics
o Developing US European Command's Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Strategy for Fiscal Years 2010 through 2015

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Financial Crisis Primer: Questions and Answers on the Causes of the Financial Crisis
Security in the Indo-Pacific Commons
Sino-US Competition and US Security: How Do We Assess the Military Balance?
Turkey on the Brink

Amnesty International
Partial Truth and Selective Justice: The Aftermath of the June 2010 Violence in Kyrgyzstan
Seeking Safety, Finding Fear: Refugees, Asylum-Seekers and Migrants in Libya and Malta
Uganda: Amnesty International Memorandum on the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act, 2010

Asia-Pacific Research Center
A Brief History of the US-ROK Alliance and Anti-Americanism in South Korea

Asian Development Bank Institute
Financial Development: A Broader Perspective
How the iPhone Widens the United States Trade Deficit with the People's Republic of China

Atlantic Council
Central Europe and the Geopolitics of Energy

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
Special Report Issue 36 – Making Mischief: The Return of the South China Sea Dispute
What Goes Around – Choosing the RAN’s Future Combat Helicopter

Belfer Center
What Happened (and Why): An Assessment of the Cancun Agreements

Brookings Institution
Afghanistan Index: Tracking Progress and Security in Post-9/11 Afghanistan [updated December 10, 2010]

Don't Rush Back to the Six-Party Talks: A Call for Vigilant Disregard
Drug Trafficking from North Korea: Implications for Chinese Policy
A Half-Empty Government Can’t Govern: Why Everyone Wants to Fix the Appointments Process, Why It Never Happens, and How We Can Get It Done
Innovation’s Darker Future: Biosecurity, Technologies of Mass Empowerment, and the Constitution

Internal Displacement and Refugee Status Determination
Iraq Index: Tracking Reconstruction and Security in Post-Saddam Iraq [updated December 9, 2010]
The Next Round: The United States and Nuclear Arms Reductions After New START
Plan A-Minus for Afghanistan
When Disaster Strikes: Women's Particular Vulnerabilities and Amazing Strengths

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Victims of Identity Theft, 2008

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Pilot Error – Why the F-35 Stealth Fighter is Wrong for Canada

Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Strengthening Our Ties: Four Stops Toward a More Successful Canada-U.S. Partnership

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)
Canada’s International Policy Statement Five Years Later
From the Operational to the Strategic: A Post-2011 Opportunity

Canadian Forces College
The Justifications for War and Peace in World Religions; Part I: Extracts, Summaries and Comparisons of Scriptures in the Abrahamic Religions (Christianity, Islam and Judaism)

The Justifications for War and Peace in World Religions; Part II: Extracts, Summaries and Comparisons of Scriptures in Indic Religions (Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism and Sikhism)
The Justifications for War and Peace in World Religions Part III: Comparison of Scriptures from Seven World Religions

Canadian Senate
Training in Afghanistan: Including Women

Carnegie Endowment
Arab Reform Bulletin, December 15, 2010 - Turkish-Arab Economic and Military Cooperation: How Far Will it Go?
A Place in the Sun or Fifteen Minutes of Fame? Understanding Turkey’s New Foreign Policy
Russia’s Oil Exports: Economic Rationale Versus Strategic Gains
The Sources of Soviet Iranian Conduct: George Kennan’s Fifteen Lessons for Understanding and Dealing With Iran
The Way Forward for Turkey and the EU: A Strategic Dialogue on Foreign Policy

Carnegie Corporation of New York
Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
Beyond Borders: Developing Comprehensive National Security Policies to Address Complex Regional Challenges
Managing 21st-Century Diplomacy: Lessons from Global Corporations

Responsible Transition: Securing U.S. Interests in Afghanistan Beyond 2011
Robotic Skies: Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and the Strategic Defense of Japan
Securing South Korea: A Strategic Alliance for the 21st Century

Center for American Progress
The Cancun Compromise: Masterful Diplomacy Ends with Agreement

New START: A Test Of GOP Seriousness

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
America’s Wars in Afghanistan, Pakistan, And Iraq

Approaching Korean Unification: What We Learn from Other Cases
Clear Gold: Water as a Strategic Resource in the Middle East
Developing America’s Unconventional Gas Resources
Global Aging Preparedness Index
North Korea: Migration Patterns and Prospects
Pivot Points: The Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR)
Policy Brief Number 9 -- After the Astana Summit: More Questions than Answers

WikiLeaks and Free Flow of Information on the Internet

Center on Law and Security
Terrorist Trial Report Card: September 11, 2001-September 11, 2010
Top 50 High Profile Terror Plots

Central Intelligence Agency
Studies in Intelligence, 2010, v. 54, no. 3

o Intelligence Community Reform: A Cultural Evolution
o Open Source Insights: Origins and Current State of Japan’s Reconnaissance Satellite Program
o Cross References: The National Cryptologic Museum Library
o Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War
o A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Africa Portal

Century Foundation
Slouching to the Brink: The Coming Economic Crisis

Chatham House
The Changing Nature of Nigeria-India Relations
India’s Africa Engagement: Prospects for the 2011 India-Africa Forum

More for Asia: Rebalancing World Oil and Gas
Mozambique’s International Diplomatic and Trade Perspectives
No Shortcut to Stability: Justice, Politics and Insurgency in Afghanistan
The UK’s Role in Protecting Our Future Supply Chain

Citizen Corps
Nuclear Incident Communication Planning

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
Littoral Combat Ship acquisition in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2011 and the Future Years Defense Program

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Federal Debt and Interest Costs

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
Forging a Four-Sided Afghan Deal

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
Riding the Tiger: China’s Rise and the Liberal World Order

Department of Defense
2009-2010 Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies

2010 Service Academy Gender Relations Survey
FY 2011 Enterprise Transition Plan
Report on Progress Towards Security and Stability in Afghanistan [November 2010]

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
D-2011-024 Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center's Use of Undefinitized Contractual Actions

Department of Homeland Security and Public Safety Canada
Canada-US Action Plan for Critical Infrastructure

Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
The Collaboration Toolkit for Community Organizations: Effective Strategies to Partner with Law Enforcement
The Co-Implementation of Compstat and Community Policing: A National Assessment

Crime Prevention Research Review No. 4: The Effects of Problem-Oriented Policing on Crime and Disorder

Department of State
Background Notes: Congo (Brazzaville)

Background Notes: Israel
Background Notes: Mexico
Background Notes: Uruguay
Background Notes: Zambia
Fact Sheets: Investments in Ballistic Missile Defense
Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) - Leading Through Civilian Power

President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) page
U.S. - South African PEPFAR Partnership Fact Sheet
U.S. - South African PEPFAR Partnership signing remarks

Director of National Intelligence
Summary of the Reengagement of Detainees Formerly Held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
Country Analysis Brief: Azerbaijan

European Commission
The EU and Africa: Working Towards Closer Partnership

EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report TE-SAT

European Policy Centre
Enhancing the Well-Being of Europe's Citizens: Hard Choices?

The European Citizens' Initiative: Next Step, Implementation
Political Trends and Priorities 2011-2012

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
FBI Versus the Klan, Part 5: Trouble in Texas

National Information Sharing Strategy 2011

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
Money Laundering Using Trusts and Company Service Providers

Money Laundering Using New Payment Methods

Foreign Policy
5 Ways to Win the War in Afghanistan
How to Stop the Next Korean War
The Palestinians Are the Real Obstacle to Peace
Spawn of WikiLeaks

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
Power, Money, and American National Security: Today and Tomorrow

Fraser Institute
Skating on Thin Ice: Canadian-American Relations in 2010 and 2011

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
B-2 Bomber: Review of the Air Force's Decision to Change Extremely High Frequency Satellite Communications Antennas, GAO-11-180R

Defense Acquisitions: Realizing Savings under Different Littoral Combat Ship Acquisition Strategies Depends on Successful Management of Risks, GAO-11-277T [testimony]
Defense Management: DOD Needs to Monitor and Assess Corrective Actions Resulting from Its Corrosion Study of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, GAO-11-171R
Export Controls: Agency Actions and Proposed Reform Initiatives May Address Previously Identified Weaknesses, but Challenges Remain, GAO-11-135R
Federal Work/Life Programs: Agencies Generally Satisfied with OPM Assistance, but More Tracking and Information Sharing Needed, GAO-11-137
Information Sharing: DHS Could Better Define How It Plans to Meet Its State and Local Mission and Improve Performance Accountability, GAO-11-223
National Security: An Overview of Professional Development Activities Intended to Improve Interagency Collaboration, GAO-11-108

National Security: An Inventory of Professional Development Activities Intended to Improve Interagency Collaboration and Selection Characteristics by Providing Agency and Type of Activity, GAO-11-109SP (E-supplement to GAO-11-108)
Nuclear Nonproliferation: Comprehensive U.S. Planning and Better Foreign Cooperation Needed to Secure Vulnerable Nuclear Materials Worldwide, GAO-11-227
Public Health Information Technology: Additional Strategic Planning Needed to Guide HHS's Efforts to Establish Electronic Situational Awareness Capabilities, GAO-11-99
Quadrennial Homeland Security Review: 2010 Reports Addressed Many Required Elements, but Budget Planning Not Yet Completed, GAO-11-153R
Statewide Transportation Planning: Opportunities Exist to Transition to Performance-Based Planning and Federal Oversight, GAO-11-77
Statewide Transportation Planning: Surveys of State Departments of Transportation and Regional Planning and Development Organizations , GAO-11-78SP (E-supplement to GAO-11-77)

Harvard Business Center & NBER
Decoding Inside Information*

Heritage Foundation
Afghan Review Shows Troop Surge Working

Building Leaders: Improving National Security Professional Development
Export Controls and the Hard Case of China
Five Things Congress Should Do About China
Friend of Liberty: Cuba Broadcasting Targets the Castro Tyranny
House Spending Plans for Defense Would Harm the Military

How to Fix Medicare: A New Vision for a Better Program
Treaty Ratification During Lame Duck Sessions

Yucca Mountain and Nuclear Waste Policy: A New Beginning?

Human Rights Watch
Buffeted in the Borderland: The Treatment of Asylum Seekers and Migrants in Ukraine
Indifference to Duty: Impunity for Crimes Committed in Nepal
Separate and Unequal: Israel’s Discriminatory Treatment of Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
“Their Future is at Stake”: Attacks on Teachers and Schools in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province
“We Are a Buried Generation”: Discrimination and Violence against Sexual Minorities in Iran

Journal of Energy Security, December 2010

o The “Radicalization” of Maritime Piracy: Implications for Maritime Energy Security
o Energy Infrastructure As A Diplomatic Tool: The Arab Gas Pipeline
o Water and Energy: A Flashpoint in Pakistan-India Relations?
o China's Rare Earth Monopoly
o The Brazilian Biodiesel Program
o Thirsty Energy, Scarce Water: Interdependent Security Challenges
o Calculating Energy Security: How to Functionally and Reliably Develop the European-Caspian Gas Link

Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)
China’s Out of Area Naval Operations: Case Studies, Trajectories, Obstacles, and Potential Solutions

Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP)
China and EU in Myanmar: Different Paths to the Same Goals
Human Trafficking and Conflict
Latvian Organized Crime Invests in Politics
Sovereign Debt: The Implications for China of the Financial Crisis in Europe

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)
Understanding and Combating Muslim Radicalism in the United States
The United States & Political Islamism: From Demobilization to Deradicalization?

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)
Afghanistan Report 7: Counterinsurgency in Kandahar: Evaluating the 2010 Hamkari Campaign

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
IRAQ: Political Wrangling Leaves Around 2.8 Million Displaced Iraqis with No Durable Solutions in Sight

International Crisis Group
Dangerous Little Stones: Diamonds in the Central African Republic
Georgia: Securing a Stable Future
Timor-Leste: Time for the UN to Step Back

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Estimating a Structural Model of Herd Behavior in Financial Markets

Export versus FDI in Services
Income Uncertainty and Household Savings in China
Japan's Quest for Growth: Exploring the Role of Capital and Innovation
Rebalancing in Japan: The Role of Private Consumption
Senegal: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report
Weathering the Global Storm: The Benefits of Monetary Policy Reform in the LA5 Countries
What Drives House Prices in Australia? A Cross-Country Approach

International Relations and Security Network
Africa Amidst Currency Wars

America: The Panoptic Shiver
Darfur Fears as Attention Shifts to South Sudan
The Human Commodity: Our Global Shame
India's Military Might: Hype over Substance
TAPI Pipeline Signed, Sealed – Not Yet Delivered [Turkmen-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India]
Turkey: Are PKK and Gulen Movement Burying the Hatchet?
US-Congo Minerals Law: Overdue Reform or Fuel on the Fire?

Jamestown Foundation
China Brief, December 17, 2010, v. 10, no. 25

o Xi Jinping's Chongqing Tour: Gang of Princelings Gains Clout
o China's Missteps in Southeast Asia: Less Charm, More Offensive
o PLA's Growing Force Projection Capabilities
o China's Doctrine of Non-Interference Challenged by Sudan's Referendum
Terrorism Monitor, December 16, 2010, v. 8, no. 45

o Haqqani Network Shifting from North Waziristan to Pakistan's Kurram Agency
o Abdullah Azzam Brigades Claim to be Defenders of Sunnis in Lebanon
o The Triangle of Death: Central Africa's New Hub of Regional Instability

Library of Congress
Rule of Law Handbook

Mitre Corporation - JASON
Science of Cyber-Security

National Academies Press
Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change
Advancing the Science of Climate Change
Informing an Effective Response to Climate Change
Limiting the Magnitude of Future Climate Change

National Alliance of Caregivers
Caregivers of Veterans—Serving on the Home Front

National Democratic Institute for International Affairs
Calm Before the Storm – Hong Kong People Respond to Reform

National Gang Center
Gang Prevention: An Overview of Research and Programs

National Institute of Justice
CBRN Protective Ensemble Standard for Law Enforcement: NIJ Standard-0116.00

Making Policing More Affordable: Managing Costs and Measuring Value in Policing

Nautilus Institute
An Initial Exploration of the Potential for Deep Borehole Disposal of Nuclear Wastes in South Korea

Deep Borehole Disposal of Nuclear Spent Fuel and High Level Waste as a Focus of Regional East Asia Nuclear Fuel Cycle Cooperation
Out of the War: Policies for an Australian Contribution to a Sustainable Peace in Afghanistan

Nowhere to Turn: The Failure to Protect Civilians in Afghanistan

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS)
Conflict and Insecurity in Balochistan: Assessing Strategic Policy Options for Peace and Security

Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)
Lessons Learned from U. S. Government Law Enforcement in International Operations

Peterson Institute for International Economics
How Europe Can Muddle Through Its Crisis
The Role of International Organizations in Creating a More Stable World Economy
Trade Disputes Between China and the United States: Growing Pains so Far, Worse Ahead?

Pew Global Attitudes Project
Global Publics Embrace Social Networking

Pew Internet & American Life Project
Generations Online in 2010

Project on National Security Reform (PNSR)
The Power of People: Building an Integrated National Security Professional System for the 21st Century

Adding Value to Air Force Management Through Building Partnerships Assessment

An Economic Analysis of the Financial Records of al-Qa'ida in Iraq

Refugees International
Afghanistan: In a Time of Conflict

Buried Alive: Stateless Kurds in Syria
Confronting Climate Displacement: Learning from Pakistan’s Floods

Last Line of Defense: How Peacekeepers Can Better Protect Civilians
Sudan: The 30-Day Countdown

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
ASEAN Institutionalization: The Function of Political Values and State Capacity

China’s Military Build-up in the Early Twenty-first Century: From Arms Procurement to War-fighting Capability
Darul Uloom Deoband: Stemming the Tide of Radical Islam in India
Recent Developments in the South China Sea: Grounds for Cautious Optimism?

Transforming the Military: The Energy Imperative

Turkey’s Role and Priorities in Enhancement of Security of Oil and Gas Supplies

Small Wars Journal
800 Words on the Last Year in Afghanistan
Airborne Troops as a Tactical and Operative Military Revolution
Beyond FM 3-24: Readings for the Counterinsurgency Commander
Che Guevara: An Exploration of Revolutionary Theory

A Conversation with Dr. Douglas Porch: Relooking French Encounters in Irregular Warfare in the 19th Century
The Killer Tiger Roared: A Strategic Analysis of Sri Lankan “Kinetic” Counterinsurgency and its Theoretical Implications
Thinking Critically about COIN and Creatively about Strategy and War: An Interview with Colonel Gian Gentile
Visual Tracking and the Military Tracking Team Capability: A Disappearing Skill and Misunderstood Capability

Stimson Center
A Code of Conduct for Responsible Space-Faring Nations
Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review: Our Assessment

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
La Familia Drug Cartel: Implications for U.S.-Mexican Security

Lessons Learned from U.S. Government Law Enforcement in International Operations

Trust for America's Health
Ready or Not? Protecting the Public's Health from Diseases, Disasters, and Bioterrorism

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
International Trade After the Economic Crisis: Challenges and New Opportunities

United Nations Office of the Special Adviser on Africa
Economic Diversification in Africa: A Review of Selected Countries

United States International Trade Commission (USITC)
China: Intellectual Property Infringement, Indigenous Innovation Policies, and Frameworks for Measuring the Effects on the U.S. Economy

W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Women’s Work After War

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Beyond the Freeze Deal: A New Agenda for U.S. Efforts on the Peace Process

Iran's Supreme Power Struggle
WikiLeaks, Gulf Arabs, and Iran: An Opportunity for U.S. Policy

White House
Afghanistan-Pakistan Annual Report - overview

World Organization for Resource Development and Education (WORDE)
A Community Based Approach to Countering Radicalization: A Partnership for America

Monday, December 13, 2010

Friday's Miscellany 12-10-2010

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
AEI Political Report, December 2010, v. 6, no. 11

o The Role of Government: What Do Americans Want?
The F-22: Raptor or Albatross?
A Rift with the Afghans

Trickling Home to South Waziristan
Unfinished Business: An American Strategy for Iraq Moving Forward

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)
Forging the Future of Germany and Europe: Reflections on 20 Years of German Unification

Policy Report #45: Intellectual Property Rights and Green Technology Transfer: German and U.S. Perspectives
The Reform of the IMF: Europe's Short-Term Arithmetic and Long-Term Choices
Remembering and Renewing: Polish-German Relations Forty Years Later
Why Flooding Facebook With Comic Pictures Calls for the Application of Copyright Laws

Amnesty International
Behind a Wall of Silence: Prosecution of War Crimes in Croatia

A Blow to Humanity: Torture by Judicial Caning in Malaysia
Still in Need of Safety: The Internally Displaced in Eastern Chad

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center
Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, November 2010, v. 17, no. 11 - Mental Health issue

Asian Development Bank Institute
EU-Asia Free Trade Areas? Economic and Policy Considerations
Universalizing Complete Access to Finance: Key Conceptual Issues

Atlantic Council
Hitting the Reset Button on US-Russia Cooperation
Modernizing the OSCE: An Agenda Item for Astana

Berghof Conflict Research
Empowering Diasporas: The Dynamics of Post-War Transnational Tamil Politics

Brookings Institute
Al Qaeda's M&A Strategy
Attitudes Toward the Middle East Peace Process: Surveys of Arab and Jewish Opinion in Israel and Public Opinion in the United States
Innovation’s Darker Future: Biosecurity, Technologies of Mass Empowerment, and the Constitution
Korea-US Cooperation Against Bulk Cash Smuggling
Taking Action on Climate Change: The Forecast for Cancún and Beyond

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Arab Reform Bulletin December 8, 2010 - The Obama Administration’s Quiet Approach to Reform in the Arab

CATO Institute
Why is Africa Poor?

Center for American Progress
U.S.-China Relations: Security and the Military-to-Military Exchange

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
Responsible Transition: Securing U.S. Interests in Afghanistan Beyond 2011

Center for Global Development
Capability Traps? The Mechanisms of Persistent Implementation Failure
MCA Monitor Report from the Field: Republic of Georgia
More than Money: Impact Investing for Development
Sudan Debt Dynamics: Status Quo, Southern Secession, Debt Division, and Oil—A Financial Framework for the Future

Center for Security Studies
NATO and Missile Defence: Opportunities and Open Questions
NATO Summit: Forward-looking Decisions, Difficult Implementation

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
Enhancing India’s Role in the Global Nonproliferation Regime
India and the Nonproliferation Institutions
Moving Forward with Constitutional Reform in Kenya
The North African Military Balance
PacNet #59 - Testing Trilaterism
PacNet #60 - China’s Policy Toward North Korea: A New Twist?
PacNet #61 - More than Futenma
South Asia Monitor, no. 148 - The Inside Pages: An Analysis of the Pakistani Press The Tongue-tied Press of Pakistan: Comparing English and Urdu Newspapers
South Asia Monitor, no. 149 - Beyond Kashmir’s Summer of Violence
US and Iranian Strategic Competition
What to Do About North Korean Aggression?

Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program
China and Eurasia Forum Quarterly, 2010, v. 8, no. 3
o Special Issue: Turkmenistan
o Turkmenistan: Permanent Transition or Elusive Stability?
o Changes in the Political Elite in Post-Soviet Turkmenistan
o Berdymukhammedov’s Turkmenistan: A Modest Shift in Domestic and Social Politics
o Turkmenistan: A Promised Land for Doing Business? Macroeconomic Reforms under Berdymukhammedov
o External Conditionality, Domestic Insulation and Energy Security: The International Politics of Post-Niyazov Turkmenistan

Chatham House
On Cyber Warfare

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
Crime and Insurgency in the Tribal Areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan
CTC Sentinel Nov/Dec 2010
o AQAP’s Soft Power Strategy in Yemen
o Developing Policy Options for the AQAP Threat in Yemen
o The Role of Non-Violent Islamists in Europe
o The Evolution of Iran’s Special Groups in Iraq
o Fragmentation in the North Caucasus Insurgency
o Assessing the Success of Leadership Targeting
o Revolution Muslim: Downfall or Respite?
o Recent Highlights in Terrorist Activity

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee
Crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Implications for U.S. National Security
Strategic Forces: The Status of Implementing the Phased Adaptive Approach to Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
Implementing Tougher Sanctions on Iran: A Progress Report
Zimbabwe: From Crisis to Renewal

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee
Assessment of Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Support Function Roles and Responsibilities

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee
Civil Liberties and National Security

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
Nunn-Lugar Global: The Africa Mission, November 2010
The New START Treaty (Treaty Doc. 111–5)

Congress. Senate. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
Benefitting Whom? For-Profit Education Companies and the Growth of Military Educational Benefits

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee
Examining the Efficiency, Stability, and Integrity of the U.S. Capital Markets

Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
Financial Access 2010

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
Cancun Outcome a Modest Step Forward
How WikiLeaks Hurts U.S.-Pakistan Ties
Threat of Homegrown Islamist Terrorism
UN Security Council Enlargement and U.S. Interests

Deloitte Energy & Resources
Oil & Gas Reality Check 2011

The Edge of Violence: “Tackling Home-Grown Terrorism Requires a Radical Approach…”

Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service
Household Food Security in the United States, 2009

Department of Defense
Administrative Instruction 111, Component Emergency Response on the Pentagon Reservation
DoD Directive 3115.13, DoD Support to the High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group (HIG)
DoD Instruction 8100.04, DoD Unified Capabilities (UC)
DoD Manual 7730.47-M, Vol. 1, Manual for Defense Incident-Based Reporting System (DIBRS): Data Segments and Elements
DoD Manual 7730.47-M, Vol. 2, Defense Incident-Based Reporting System (DIBRS): Supporting Codes

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General
OIG-11-08 - Assessment of Federal Emergency Management Agency's Emergency Support Function Roles and Responsibilities
OIG-11-12 - Protective Security Advisor Program Efforts to Build Effective Critical Infrastructure Partnerships: Oil and Natural Gas Subsector
OIG-11-13 - Review of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Site Selection Process

Department of Justice - Office of Immigration Litigation
Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions: Padilla v. Kentucky

Department of State
Background Notes: Afghanistan

East West Center
Chinese Domestic Debates on Soft Power and Public Diplomacy

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations
Addressing the Financial Crisis: The EU’s Incomplete Regulatory Response

EU Commission
Reaping the Benefits of Electronic Invoicing for Europe

EU Institute for Security Studies
The EU in Zimbabwe: What to Do Now?
The EU, Russia and the Neighbourhood?
Europeans Prepare to Face up to Their Responsibilities
How to Engage with Abkhazia?
India-EU Forum: Effective Multilateralism
Peacebuilding in Asia: Refutation or Cautious Engagement?
Sapsan: A Parable of Russian Modernization

European Interagency Security Forum
Good Practice Review 8 (Revised edition): Operational Security Management in Violent Environments

Foreign Policy
WikiFamous: Ten World Figures Who are Getting Their 15 Minutes in the Limelight
Who's Who in WikiLeaks: The World Leaders Embarrassed by Cablegate

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
Quo Vadis Fidel? Where are You Going?
Time for a New Approach to Mexico
Watching Iran: How the WikiLeaks Disclosures Could Put a Sweeping U.S. Effort to Monitor the Islamic Republic in Jeopardy

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Border Security: Additional Actions Needed to Better Ensure a Coordinated Federal Response to Illegal Activity on Federal Lands, GAO-11-177
Defense Management: DOD Has a Rigorous Process to Select Corrosion Prevention Projects, but Would Benefit from Clearer Guidance and Validation of Returns on Investment, GAO-11-84
Defense Transportation: Additional Information Is Needed for DOD's Mobility Capabilities and Requirements Study 2016 to Fully Address All of Its Study Objectives, GAO-11-82R
Information Security: National Nuclear Security Administration Needs to Improve Contingency Planning for Its Classified Supercomputing Operations, GAO-11-67
Maritime Security: Ferry Security Measures Have Been Implemented, but Evaluating Existing Studies Could Further Enhance Security, GAO-11-207
Military and Veterans Disability System: Pilot Has Achieved Some Goals, but Further Planning and Monitoring Needed, GAO-11-69
Navy's Proposed Dual Award Acquisition Strategy for the Littoral Combat Ship Program, GAO-11-249R

Government of Canada
10th Quarterly Report on Canada’s Engagement in Afghanistan

Henley Putnam University
Journal of Strategic Security, Winter 2010, v. 3, no. 4
o The Security Impact of Oil Nationalization: Alternate Futures Scenarios
o International Security Strategy and Global Population Aging
o Operation Opera: An Ambiguous Success
o Devolving Jihadism

Heritage Foundation
Don’t Get Your Hopes Up About Chinese Political Reform
Indian Globalization: How It Could Happen and How the US Can Help
KORUS FTA: A Good Deal Unnecessarily Delayed
NATO Summit 2010: Time to Turn Words Into Action
Taiwan Straits Relations: Chinese Approaching Crisis Management Crunch-Point
Treaty Ratification During Lame Duck Sessions
Using the SAFETY Act to Build a Stronger US-Israeli Terrorism-Fighting Partnership
Wikileaks and Julian Assange: Time to Update US Espionage Laws

Homeland Security & Defense Business Council
9/10/11 Project monograph - Biosecurity: Are We Ready for the Day Before Tomorrow

Hoover Institute
Pakistan and America

Human Rights Watch
Rights on the Line: Human Rights Watch Work on Abuses against Migrants in 2010

Trigger Happy: Excessive Use of Force by Indian Troops at the Bangladesh Border

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
An Impact Assessment of President Obama’s Visit on the India-US Strategic Partnership

Institute for Security Studies
ISS Paper 220: The Impact of climate Change in Africa

Policy Brief No. 21: ZIMBABWE From a Global (Dis)Agreement to Free and Fair Elections? Considering Scenarios for Zimbabwe's Future
Peace and Security Council Report No. 17
South Africa's Second Term at the UN Security Council: Managing Expectations

The Taiwan Calculus in China’s Strategy Towards the North Korea – Iran Axis

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
Government Response Improves but Still Fails to Meet Needs of Growing IDP Population

International Crisis Group
Cyprus: Bridging the Property Divide

Indonesia: Preventing Violence in Local Elections
Reforming Pakistan’s Criminal Justice System
Transforming China: Insights from the Japanese Experience of the 1980s

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Bank Capital: Lessons from the Financial Crisis

The Cost of Private Debt Over the Credit Cycle
Determinants of Emerging Market Sovereign Bond Spreads: Fundamentals vs Financial Stress
Into the Great Unknown: Stress Testing with Weak Data
Managing Public Debt and Its Financial Stability Implications
Monetary Policy, Leverage, and Bank Risk-Taking
U.S. Monetary Shocks and Global Stock Prices

International Relations and Security Network
After Cancún: Shifting Climate Gears

Agent Provocateurs: Al-Qaida’s New Strategy in Yemen
Belarusians: In Need of a Nation
Bosnia's Post-Election Future Bleaker Than Ever
The Eurozone Slides into a Vicious Cycle

Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek Coalition Talks Back at Square One
Prioritizing Nuclear Nonproliferation
'Systemic Corruption': Daunting Challenge in Globalized Era
Why Hasn’t the US Been Able to Foster Democracy in Iraq?
'We Don't Need No Education'?

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability
Climate Change and Regime Longevity in the DPRK
Strategy for a Northeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone as a step to "Common Security"

New America Foundation
A New Deal: A Plan for Sustainable Afghan Stability

New England Journal of Medicine
Health Hazards of “Don't Ask, Don't Tell”

Dashed Hopes: Continuation of the Gaza Blockade

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
10 Reasons Why the Russian Economy Will Recover

Exchange Rate Policy in Brazil

Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
Muslim Networks and Movements in Western Europe

Pew Internet & American Life Project
Who Tweets?

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press
Deficit Solutions Meet With Public Skepticism: Consensus in Principle, Resistance in Practice
Public Sees WikiLeaks as Harmful

The al Qaeda-Inspired Terrorist Threat: An Appreciation of the Current Situation

School for International Studies, Simon Fraser University
Is Government in India Becoming More Responsive? Has Democratic Decentralisation Made a Difference?
Security by Militia, but for Whom?: Non-State Actors and Security Governance in Nigeria

Jr of International Security Affairs, Fall/Winter 2010 - Number 19

o The Next Stage of Proliferation
o The Post-Iran Proliferation Cascade
o Fear and loathing – and an emerging arms race–in the Persian Gulf
o Nonproliferation, Russian Style
o The Kremlin’s strange approach to countering the spread of WMD
o Tracing Syria’s Nuclear Ambitions
o Why Syria wants the bomb, and how it is trying to get it
o Tackling Pyongyang’s Proliferation Trade
o North Korea is arming the world’s rogues, here’s how to stop it
o The NPT’s Challenge to Israel
o How arms control threatens to undermine the Jewish state’s nuclear opacity
o Off to a Bad START
o The new arms control treaty between Washington and Moscow is harmful for America
o Provocatively Weak
o The Last Line of Defense

Security Council Report
Update Report No. 3 on Somalia (8 December 2010)
Update Report no. 4 on Iraq (10 December 2010)

Small Wars Journal
Children, the War on Terror and Decision Making

Design and the Prospects for Artistry
From Conception to Policy: Evolution of Thinking on the War against Terrorism 2002-2004
Insurgencies in South Sudan: A Mandatory Path to Build a Nation?
The Military’s Cultural Disregard for Personal Information
The US in Afghanistan: Follow Sun Tzu rather than Clausewitz to Victory
U.S. Armor in Afghanistan: Worth the Effort?

Stanley Foundation
The IAEA and Nuclear Security: Trends and Prospects

Stimson Center
A Piece of the Global Puzzle: The Role of the Gulf Cooperation Council and League of Arab States in Implementing Resolution 1540

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
Russia's Prospects in Asia

United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan (UNAMA)
Harmful Traditional Practices and Implementation of the Law on the Elimination of Violence against Women in Afghanistan

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Least Developed Countries Report 2010: Towards a New International Development Architecture for LDCs

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Basic Training Manual on Investigating and Prosecuting the Smuggling of Migrants

Model Law Against the Smuggling of Migrants

United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1993-2003 – Humanitarian Abuses and Violations

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
Chad’s 2007 Peace Agreement Plagued by Poor Implementation
Conflict and Post-Conflict Governance: The Stakeholder Perspective
Transcending the Past to Build Haiti’s Future

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Beyond the Freeze Deal: A New Agenda for U.S. Efforts on the Peace Process

Democracy in the Balance? Iraq's Next Government
The Evolution of Iran's Special Groups in Iraq

Jerusalem-Ramallah-Cairo-Amman: A Trip Report and Policy Update
Merging Bottom-Up and Top-Down Peace Efforts: A Jerusalem-Ramallah Trip Report

Palestinian Public Opinion: Tactically Flexible, Strategically Ambitious

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Overconfidence Shattered: North Korean Unification Policy, 1971 -1975

The Soviet Pavilion at Brussels ’58: Convergence, Conversion, Critical Assimilation, or Transculturation?

World Bank
Natural Hazards, UnNatural Disasters: The Economics of Effective Prevention

World Public
Voters Say Election Full of Misleading and False Information

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Friday's Miscellany 12-03-2010

Air University
· Strategic Studies Quarterly, Winter 2010, v. 4, no. 4

· Minimum Deterrence and its Critics
· National Security Acquisition Challenges
· NATO's Next Strategic Concept: How the Alliance's New Strategy will Reshape Global Security
· Chinese Military Involvement in a Future Korean War
· A Diplomatic Surge in Afghanistan, 2011-14
· Tinted Blue: Air Force Culture and American Civil-Military Relations
· What's Wrong with America's Nuclear Hawks?
· Reply: What's Still Wrong with Zero?
· Strategic Trailblazers [book review essay]

Amnesty International
· Briefing to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

· Listen to Their Voices and Act: Stop the Rape and Sexual Abuse of Girls in Nicaragua
· Too Late, Too Little: The Failure of Law Reform for Women in Swaziland

Arms Control Association
· The Case for the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty

Atlantic Council
· Advancing US, African, and Global Interests: Security and Stability in the West Africa Maritime Domain

Brookings Institute
· An American Strategy for Iraq Moving Forward

· Defense Budgets and American Power
· Iraq Index: Tracking Reconstruction and Security in Post-Saddam Iraq [updated November 30, 2010] · The Next Round: The United States and Nuclear Arms Reductions After New START
· Unfinished Business: An American Strategy for Iraq Moving Forward
· Wikileaks and Arab Opinion

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
· Afghanistan at the Breaking Point

Center for American Progress
· Creating 21st Century Jobs: Increasing Employment and Wages for American Workers in a Changing World

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)
· Counterinsurgency on the Ground in Afghanistan: How Different Units Adapted to Local Conditions

Center for European Reform
· Why Berlin Won’t Back Down on Euro Reform

Center for Global Development
· Preventing Odious Obligations: A New Tool for Protecting Citizens from Illegitimate Regimes

Center for Security Policy
· Disarmed & Dangerous: Stop the New START Treaty [video]

Center for Security Studies
· Russia’s Economic Development

· Stalinist Terror in the South Caucasus

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)
· The Fiscal Commission and Defense: Strategy in an Age of Austerity

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
· The Changing Terrorist Threat and NCTC’s Response

· Managing the Challenge of Russian Energy Policies
· Oversight for Cybersecurity Activities: Why Intelligence Policies Won't Work, and What Kind of Approach Will
· PacNet #58 - Combatting Climate Change – We Need a New Process
· Radical Islam in the North Caucasus
· Regional Monetary Cooperation in East Asia
· Sudanese Perspectives on the 2010 Referendum
· The US – UAE Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: A Gold Standard or Fool’s Gold?
· The War in Afghanistan: Key Trends in the Fighting and ANSF Development in the DoD 1230 Report and Year-End NTM-A Reporting

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
· The Future of Security Sector Reform

Century Foundation
· Investing in America’s Economy: A Budget Blueprint for Economic Recovery and Fiscal Responsibility

Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense Information Analysis Center (CBRNIAC)
· Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense Information Analysis Center Newsletter (Volume 11, Number 4, 2010)

1. Team Edwards Concludes Exercise Desert Wind With Dirty Bomb Drill
2. A Relic From the Past
3. Remembering William C. Patrick, III, Biological Warfare Expert
4. Project Ancile Showcases Prototype of the Adaptable GIS Multi-threat Detection System
5. NNSA, Los Angeles Partner on Mobile Aerial Response Training
6. Power Your Research with Collaboration
7. USANCA Launches Army CWMD Information Portal
8. CBRNIAC Hosts Technical Forum on Biological Decontamination

Congress. House. Energy and Commerce Committee
· “Do-Not-Track Legislation: Is Now the Right Time?”

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
· Implementing Tougher Sanctions on Iran: A Progress Report

· The Transition to a Civilian-Led U.S. Presence in Iraq: Issues and Challenges
· Zimbabwe: From Crisis to Renewal

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
· Testimony on the report of the Department of Defense Working Group that conducted a comprehensive review of the issues associated with a repeal of section 654 of title 10, United States Code, “Policy Concerning Homosexuality in the Armed Forces.”
o December 2, 2010

o December 3, 2010

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee
· International Aviation Screening Standards

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
· Latin America in 2010: Opportunities, Challenges, and the Future of U.S. Policy in the Hemisphere

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee
· Finding Solutions to the Challenges Facing the U.S. Postal Service

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee
· Examining Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
· Immigration Policy in the United States: An Update

· Trends in Federal Tax Revenues and Rates

Council on Foreign Relations
· Sharia and Militancy

Danish Institute for International Studies
· Think Twice Before Engaging in Yemen

Defence Research and Development Canada
· NATO Transformation and Operational Support in the Canadian Forces - Part 2: The Military and Institutional Dimensions

Department of Defense
· Department of Defense Report to Congress on Addressing Challenges for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

· Department of Defense Final Report to Congress on Access to National Airspace for Unmanned Aircraft Systems
· Don't Ask Don't Tell report

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
· D-2011-020 DOD Controls Over Information Placed on Publicly Accessible Web Sites Require Better Execution, November 29, 2011

· Errata Memo

European Interagency Security Forum (EISF)
· Managing Aid Agency Security in an Evolving World: The Larger Challenge

European Policy Centre
· Parliamentary Elections in the Republic of Moldova: A Three-Way Test

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
· Law Enforcement Bulletin - November 2010

o Proactive Human Source Development
o Police Practice
· Today's FBI Facts and Figures 2010-2011

· Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Data Tool

Foreign Policy
· The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers - 2010

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
· How We Fight: Crusades, Quagmires, and the American War of War

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
· "Acquisition Reform Challenges Facing Government," by Gene L. Dodaro, acting comptroller general, before the Integrated Program Management 2010 Conference, in Bethesda, Maryland, GAO-11-209CG

· Aviation Security: DHS Has Taken Steps to Enhance International Aviation Security and Facilitate Compliance with International Standards, but Challenges Remain, GAO-11-238T [testimony]
· Displaced Iraqis: Integrated International Strategy Needed to Reintegrate Iraq's I
nternally Displaced and Returning Refugees, GAO-11-124

· DOD Components Are Not Sending Required Information on Contract Awards to the Office of Public Affairs, GAO-11-122R
· FEMA Flood Maps: Some Standards and Processes in Place to Promote Map Accuracy and Outreach, but Opportunities Exist to Address Implementation Challenges, GAO-11-17
· Information Security: Federal Agencies Have Taken Steps to Secure Wireless Networks, but Further Actions Can Mitigate Risk, GAO-11-43
· Integration of Current Implementation Efforts with Long-term Planning for the Next Generation Air Transportation System, GAO-11-132R
· Moving Illegal Proceeds: Challenges Exist in the Federal Government's Effort to Stem Cross-Border Currency Smuggling, GAO-11-73
· Personnel Security Clearances: Progress Has Been Made to Improve Timeliness but Continued Oversight Is Needed to Sustain Momentum, GAO-11-65
· Personnel Security Clearances: Overall Progress Has Been Made to Reform the Governmentwide Security Clearance Process, GAO-11-232T [testimony]
· September 11: World Trade Center Health Programs Business Process Center Proposal and Subsequent Data Collection, GAO-11-243R
· Sudan Divestment: U.S. Investors Sold Assets but Could Benefit from Additional Information about Companies' Ties to Sudan, GAO-11-245T [testimony]

Heritage Foundation
· The Arizona Immigration Law: What It Actually Does, and Why It Is Constitutional

· Current Ballistic Missile Defense Plans Offer No Confidence in New START
· Don’t Get Your Hopes Up About Chinese Political Reform
· The Current Threat Level: Ending Color-Coded Terror Alerts
· Fiscal Commission Report: Too Much Taxes, Not Enough Spending Cuts
· Five Controversial Treaties to Be Wary of in 2011
· North Korea Pressures US Through Provocations
· Nuclear Weapons Modernization: White House Lacks Commitment
· What Russia’s Stealth Fighter Developments Mean for America
· Why Does Sovereignty Matter to America?

Hudson Institute
· Counter-Terrorism as a US National Security Priority

· Herman Kahn: Applying His Nuclear Strategy Precepts Today
· Herman Kahn: Public Nuclear Strategy 50 Years Later
· Nuclear Weapons Reconstitution and its Discontents: Challenges of “Weaponless Deterrence”
· Playing for Time on the Edge of the Apocalypse: Maximizing Decision Time for Nuclear Leaders

Human Security Project Report
· Human Security Report 2009/2010: The Causes of Peace and The Shrinking Costs of War

Human Rights Watch
· Fear of Life: Violence Against Gay Men and Men Perceived as Gay in Senegal

· Policing Morality: Abuses in the Application of Sharia in Aceh, Indonesia

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses
· The Need for a Strategic Response to Insurgency and Terrorism

· North Korea’s Artillery Attack on Yeonpyeongdo: Responses and Implications
· Professional Military Education: The First Steps in the Indian Context

Infinity Journal Group
· Infinity, Winter 2010, v. [new online strategy journal]

· Assumptions – A Fatal Oversight
· The End of a Strategy-free Decision Making Environment?
· Targeted Killings Work
· Israel’s Strategy (or Lack of) Towards Iran’s Forward Rocket
· Deployments in Lebanon and Gaza
· Lynchpin: The U.S.-ROK Alliance after the Cheonan
· Strategic Culture: A Look at Europe

Institute for Security Studies
· ISS Paper 220: The Impact of Climate Change in Africa

· ISS Seminar Report: Human Security and Kenya's New Constitution

Institute for Science and International Security
· ISIS Special Report: Libya: A Major Sale at Last

International Crisis Group
· Afghanistan: Exit vs Engagement

· CrisisWatch N°88
· Trial by Fire: The Politics of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
· The Chinese Corporate Savings Puzzle: A Firm-level Cross-country Perspective

· A Status Update on Fiscal Exit Strategies
· The Transmission Mechanism in Armenia: New Evidence from a Regime Switching VAR Analysis
· When and Why Worry About Real Exchange Rate Appreciation? The Missing Link between Dutch Disease and Growth

Jamestown Foundation
· China Brief , December 3, 2010, v. 10, no. 24

o Beijing's Stance on North Korea Challenged by Yeonpyeong Island Incident
o The Changing Political Landscape in Taiwan: Implications of the Special Municipality Elections
o The Arctic: A Future Source of Russo-Chinese Discord?
o China’s Marines: Less is More
· Terrorism Monitor, December 2, 2010, v. 8, no. 44

o Philippine Armed Forces Adopts New Counter-Insurgency Strategy
o Trial of Would-Be Assassin Illustrates al-Awlaki's Influence on the British Jihad
o The Salafist Challenge to al-Qaeda's Jihad

Lexington Institute
· Empowering Partners: A Strategy For Helping Allies Share The Security Burden

Lowy Institute
· Dropping the Autopilot: Improving Australia’s Defence Diplomacy

· Losing Turkey? Why Turkey’s Foreign Policy is Changing and What it Means for the West

· Web 2.0 A Complex Balancing Act – The First Global Study on Web 2.0 Usage, Risks, and Best Practices

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)
· Top 10 Migration Issues of 2010

National Academies Press
· The Power of Renewables: Opportunities and Challenges for China and the United States

· Strengthening the National Institute of Justice

National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
· The Moment of Truth: Report of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

National Defense University Press
· The 71F Advantage: Applying Army Research Psychology for Health and Performance Gains

NATO Defence College
· Built on Shaky Ground: The Comprehensive Approach in Practice

Office of Budget and Management (OMB)
· M-11-06, WikiLeaks - Mishandling of Classified Information

· M-11-02, Sharing Data While Protecting Privacy

Palm Center
· Military University Faculty Respond to DADT Senate Hearing

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press
· Despite Years of Terror Scares, Public's Concerns Remain Fairly Steady

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press and Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
· Most Continue to Favor Gays Serving Openly in Military

PLoS Currents
· Pandemics in the Age of Twitter: Content Analysis of Tweets during the 2009 H1N1 Outbreak

Project on Government Oversight (POGO)
· NIH Should Stop Funding Researchers Who Sign Their Names to Ghostwritten Articles

· Deradicalizing Islamist Extremists

· Sexual Orientation and US Military Personnel Policy: An Update of RAND’s 1993 Study

Refugees International
· Afghanistan: In a Time of Conflict

Russian and Eurasian Security Network
· Russian Analytical Digest Newsletter, 29 November 2010, No. 88: Russia's Economic Development

Security & Defence Agenda
· Protecting the Global Commons

· Redefining NATO and the Transatlantic Relationship

Small Wars Journal
· How Afghanistan Ends: A Political-Military Path to Peace

· Interview with Dr. John Arquilla: How can French Encounters with Irregular Warfare in the 19th Century Inform COIN in Our Time?
· Irregular Warfare on the Korean Peninsula: Thoughts on Irregular Threats for north Korea Post-Conflict and Post-Collapse: Understanding Them to Counter Them

· Karachi’s Ethnic Tinderbox
· A Précis on the Logic of the Afghan War
· A Response to “A Shot in the Dark: The Futility of Long-Range Modernization Planning”
· Second Land Armies and Excess Combatant Commands
· A Well Worn Path: The Soviet and American Approaches to the Critical Tasks of Counter Insurgency

Stanley Foundation
· Multilateral Counterterrorism: Harmonizing Political Direction and Technical Expertise

Stimson Center
· Engagement, Coercion, and Iran’s Nuclear Challenge

Texas Department of Public Safety
· Texas Gang Threat Assessment 2010

Union of Concerned Scientists
· Securing the Skies: Ten Steps the US Should Take to Improve the Security and Sustainability of Space

US Army Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute
· Harnessing Post-Conflict “Transitions”: A Conceptual Primer

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
· The North-South Border Initiative (NSBI) Resource Library

· Secession and Precedent in Sudan and Africa
· Why Sudan's Popular Consultation Matters

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
· Back to the Table: New P5+1 Talks with Iran

· Egypt at the Polls: Consequences for Cairo and Washington
· Jerusalem-Ramallah-Cairo-Amman: A Trip Report and Policy Update
· Merging Bottom-Up And Top-Down Peace Efforts: A Jerusalem-Ramallah Trip Report
· Turkish Exceptionalism?

White House
· FACT SHEET: U.S. Government Mitigation Efforts in Light of the Recent Unlawful Disclosure of Classified Information

World Public
· American Public Vastly Overestimates Amount of U.S. Foreign Aid