Sunday, November 28, 2010

Friday's Miscellany 11-26-2010

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)
· Governance Structures in Nimroz Province

· Poverty in Afghan Policy: Enhancing Solutions Through Better Defining the Problem

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)
· The Idea of the European Union as an Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice: Exploring the Europeanization of Germany’s Domestic Security Policy

· The Reform of the IMF: Europe’s Short-Term Arithmetic and Long-Term Choices

Asian Development Bank Institute
· Asia's Post-Global Financial Crisis Adjustment: A Model-Based Dynamic

Atlantic Council
· Adapting the US-EU Summit for a Globalized World

· Astana on the Atlantic: Transatlantic Strategy in Central Asia and the OSCE
· Missile Defense in NATO: A French Perspective
· NATO Missile Defense: Is Europe Ready?
· NATO and Territorial Missile Defense

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
· Australian and Asian Perspectives on Resources Diplomacy

· The New Zealand Defence White Paper: A More Strategically-Extroverted Kiwi?
· Regionalism and Community: Australia’s Options in the Asia-Pacific

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
· Iran Update: Number 147

o Iran-P5+1 negotiations likely within next few weeks
o IAEA releases new report as Iran clashes with IAEA, questions neutrality
o Iran experiencing more problems with centrifuges
o International sanctions regime intensifies
o Iran starts loading Bushehr nuclear power plant

Brookings Institute
· Pakistan Index: Tracking Variables of Reconstruction & Security in Pakistan [updated November 22, 2010]

· Reformist Islam Versus Radical Islam in Iran
· Taking Action on Climate Change: The Forecast for Cancun and Beyond

CARE International UK
· From Resolution to Reality: Lessons Learned from Afghanistan, Nepal and Uganda on Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding and Post-conflict Governance

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP)
· China Should Remain Prudent in Its Nuclear Fuel Path

Center for a New American Security (CNSA)
· Afghanistan’s Willing Entrepreneurs: Supporting Private-Sector Growth in the Afghan Economy

Center for American Progress
· Realignment: Managing a Stable Transition to Afghan Responsibility

Center for Immigration Statistics (CIS)
· Immigration and Economic Stagnation: An Examination of Trends 2000 to 2010

Center for Security Studies
· The African Standby Force Put to the Test

· Economic Sanctions: Silver Bullet or Harmless Dud?

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
· Cooperative Mexican-U.S. Antinarcotics Efforts

· Issues in International Political Economy - On Elections - November 2010 - Number 131
· PacNet #57 - Hu Jintao’s Visit: Opportunity to Reset the U.S.-China Relationship
· Snatching Defeat: Shape and Fund the Future US Posture in Iraq or Lose the War
· The War in Afghanistan: Key Trends in the Fighting and ANSF Development in the November 2010 1230 Report

Chatham House
· World Today, December 2010, v. 66, no. 12

· Belarus: Land Between
· Britain and China: Being Friendly
· China: Uncertain Leap Forward
· China's Leadership: Fractures Finally Showing
· Cybersecurity and Society:

· Iraq Refugees: Seeking Safety
· Saudi Arabian Foreign Policy: Limits of Being Helpful
· Sudan's Referendum: Prickly Interdependence

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
· Report to the Security Council from the Panel of Experts established Pursuant to Resolution 1874 (North Korea), 2010

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
· Do You Need a Short Introduction Into 'Power in International Relations'?

Defence Against Corruption (DAC)
· Corruptions Perceptions Index 2010

Department of Defense
· DoD Manual 1348.33, Vol. 1, Manual of Military Decorations and Awards: General Information, Medal of Honor, and Defense/Joint Decorations and Awards, November 23, 2010

· DoD Manual 1348.33, Vol. 2, Manual of Military Decorations and Awards: DoD Service Awards, Campaign, Expeditionary, and Service Medals, November 23, 2010
· DoD Manual 1348.33, Vol. 3, Manual of Military Decorations and Awards: DoD-Wide Performance and Valor Awards; Foreign Awards; Military Awards to Foreign Personnel and U.S. Public Health Service Officers; and Miscellaneous Information, November 23, 2010
· Report on Progress Toward Stability and Security in Afghanistan (Nov 2010)

Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General
· Audit of the United States Marshals Service's Oversight of Its Judicial Facilities Security Program

Department of State
· Background Notes: South Africa

· Background Notes: Turkey
· Background Notes: Yemen

European Policy Centre
· Beyond Austerity

· Europe and Indonesia: Time for Stronger Engagement

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
· Washington, DC Metropolitan Special Flight Rules Area for Washington Area Speed Restrictions

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
· 2009 Hate Crimes Statistics

Federal of American Scientists (FAS)
· Missile Watch, November 2010, v. 3, no. 3

o Global News:UN Arms Register: Venezuela was the largest importer of MANPADS in 2009
o Global
News:Extradition of Viktor Bout could reveal much about the illicit arms trade
o Afghanistan: No evidence of Iranian MANPADS training, claims NATO official
o Egypt: Another Massive Missile Cache Discovered in the Sinai
o Somalia: Photos of missile confirms claims in UN report, but questions remain
o United States: FAS obtains key counter-MANPADS report

Feinstein International Center
· Adaptation and Resilience: Responses to Changing Dynamics in Northern Karamoja, Uganda

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
· ‘Cry Stuxnet and Let Slip the Dogs of War?’ The Potentially Deadly Viruses of Cyber Warfare

· The Foreign Fighter Problem: Recent Trends and Case Studies

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
· Maritime Security: Responses to Questions for the Record, GAO-11-140R

· Nuclear Weapons: National Nuclear Security Administration's Plans for Its Uranium Processing Facility Should Better Reflect Funding Estimates and Technology Readiness, GAO-11-103

Heritage Foundation
· After Lisbon, NATO Must Get Missile Defense Right

· EMP Attacks—What the U.S. Must Do Now
· Next of Kim No Upgrade
· North Korea Pressures U.S. Through Provocations
· A Short United Nations To-Do List for the New Congress

Human Rights Watch
· Closing Doors? The Narrowing of Democratic Space in Burundi

· Elections in Egypt: State of Permanent Emergency Incompatible with Free and Fair Vote
· Landmine Monitor 2010
· Meeting the Challenge: Protecting Civilians through the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
· Indo-US Defence Cooperation: Set to Chart a New Trajectory

· Indonesia- China Relations: Challenges and Opportunities
· The Need for a Strategic Response to Insurgency and Terrorism
· Obama’s AfPak Review Should Emphasise on Peace Talks with the Taliban
· South Asia Trends, November 1-15, 2010, v. 1, no. 12
· Space Capability and India's Defence Communications Up to 2022 and Beyond

Institute for Homeland Security Solutions
· Uses of RFID Technology in U.S. Identification Documents

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)
· Strategic Forum no. 259 - Global Commons and Domain Interrelationships: Time for a New Conceptual Framework?

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)
· IAEA Iran Safeguards Report: Shutdown of Enrichment at Natanz Result of Stuxnet Virus?; Downgrade in Role of Fordow Enrichment Site; LEU Production May Have Decreased

· Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of Security Council Resolutions in the Islamic Republic of Iran
· Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
· Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic

International Crisis Group
· Côte d’Ivoire: Finally Escaping the Crisis

· Indonesia: “Christianisation” and Intolerance
· Negotiating Sudan’s North-South Future

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
· Dashed Hopes for Turkish-Armenian Rapprochement

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
· Financial Innovation and Risk, The Role of Information

· Forecasting U.S. Investment
· Growth and Crisis, Unavoidable Connection?
· Inequality, Leverage and Crises
· Understanding Financial Interconnectedness

International Relations and Security Network
· 'Bailout' Capitalism: Two Years On

· Central Asia: Washington to Expand Traffic on Northern Supply Route
· Egypt’s Elections: Devil in the Details
· Germany, Ireland, and Eurozone Politics
· Japanese Defense Policy – Stepping It Up or Status Quo?

· Khartoum Under Fire Over IDP Camp Conditions

· Power Politics and Summitry in Asia
· Revisiting the ANZUS Treaty through Self-Triangulation
· Russia: Crisis, Crime, and Police Reform
· There's Life in the Old NATO Yet

Jamestown Foundation
· Terrorism Monitor, November 24, 2010, v. 8, no. 43

o Al-Qaeda in Iraq Hopes Baghdad Church Attack Will Involve Egypt's Traditional Salafists in Jihad
o Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and the Africa-to-Europe Narco-Trafficking Connection
o Cameroon Rebels Threaten Security in Oil-Rich Gulf of Guinea

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

Lowry Institute for International Policy
· A Digital DFAT: Joining the 21st Century

· Dropping the Autopilot: Improving Australia's Defence Diplomacy

National Academies Press (NAP)
· Biometric Recognition: Challenges and Opportunities

· Evaluation of a Site-Specific Risk Assessment for the Department of Homeland Security's Planned National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kansas
· Interim Report on Causes of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Blowout and Ways to Prevent Such Events · Research Priorities for Assessing Health Effects from the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: A Letter Report

National Defense University (NDU)
· Prism, December 2010, v. 2, no. 1

o The Iraqi and AQI Roles in the Sunni Awakening
o From Idea to Implementation: Standing up the Civilian Response Corps
o Third-generation Civil-military Relations: Moving Beyond the Security-Development Nexus
o Supporting Peace: The End
o Nonstate Security Threats in Africa: Challenges for U.S. Engagement
o Shock and Awe a Decade and a Half Later: Still Relevant, Still Misunderstood
o A Tale of Two Manuals
o 9/11 Stability Operations: How U.S. Army Doctrine is Shaping National Security Strategy
o Building Police Capacity in Afghanistan: The Challenges of a Multilateral Approach
o Pakistan Earthquake Relief Operations: Leveraging Humanitarian Missions for Strategic Success

National Gang Center
· National Gang Center Bulletin, November 2010, no. 5 - Responding to Gangs in the School Setting

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
· Federal Interagency Group Issues Peer-Reviewed 'Oil Budget' Technical Documentation

National Science Foundation (NSF)
· Numbers of Doctorates Awarded Continue to Grow in 2009; Indicators of Employment Outcomes Mixed

NATO Defense College
· Cyber War and Cyber Power. Issues for NATO Doctrine

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainment
· DPRK Enriched Uranium Highlights Need for New US DPRK Policy

· A Return Trip to North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Complex
· Time to Talk: The Threat of Nuclear and Conventional War in Korea

Netherlands Institute for International Relations
· Devolution Row: An Assessment of Pakistan's 2001 Local Government Ordinance

Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre
· Pakistan: Dealing with Peace in the Tribal Areas?

Office of Immigration Statistics
· Estimates of the Legal Permanent Resident Population in 2009

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS)
· Attacks on Educational Institutes

· Pakistan Annual Security Report (2009)
· Pakistan Monthly Security Report (October 2010)
· South Asia Conflict Report - October 2010
· Tribal Region Conflict Report (November 08 to 14)

· NATO's Strategic Communications Concept and Its Relevance for France

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

Russian and Eurasian Network
· Russian Analytical Digest - No. 87: Russia's Relations with Belarus and Kazakhstan

Security & Defense Agenda
· Protecting the Global Commons

· Redefining NATO and the Transatlantic Relationship

Small Wars Journal
· Civil Society and Counterinsurgency– II: Recruiting Citizen Armies for COIN

· Is Armor Antithetical to Good COIN?
· Partnering: A Counterinsurgency Imperative Counterinsurgency Advisory and Assistance Team (CAAT) Special Report

Terrorism Research Initiative
· Perspectives on Terrorism, October 2010, v. 4, no. 4

o A Financial Profile of the Terrorism of Al-Qaeda and its Affiliates - Part I
o A Financial Profile of the Terrorism of Al-Qaeda and its Affiliates - Part II
o Muslim Education, Celebrating Islam and Having Fun As Counter-Radicalization Strategies in Indonesia - Part I
o Muslim Education, Celebrating Islam and Having Fun As Counter-Radicalization Strategies in Indonesia - Part II
o The Pakistani Madrassah and Terrorism: Made and Unmade Conclusions from the Literature - Part I
o The Pakistani Madrassah and Terrorism: Made and Unmade Conclusions from the Literature - Part II
o Trying Al Qaeda: Bringing Terrorists to Justice
· Perspectives on Terrorism, November 2010, v. 4, no. 5

o Counting Lives in a Theater of Terror - an Analysis of Media-oriented Hostage Takings in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia
o Zachary Chesser: an American, Grassroots Jihadist Strategist on Raising the Next Generation of Al-Qaeda Supporters
o Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency
o Terrorism Research Centres: 100 Institutes, Programs and Organisations in the Field of Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism, Radicalisation and Asymmetric Warfare Studies

Transnational Institute
· Alternative Development or Business as Usual?: China's Opium Substitution Policy in Burma and Laos

Transportation Research Board (TRB)
· Analysis of Causes of the Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Fire, and Oil Spill to Identify Measures to Prevent Similar Accidents in the Future: Interim Report

UN Office on Crimes and Drugs (UNODC)
· Patterns and Trends of Amphetaine-Type Stimulants and Other Drugs - Asia and the Pacific

US Geological Survey (USGS)
· The Principal Rare Earth Elements Deposits of the United States—A Summary of Domestic Deposits and a Global Perspective

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
· Countering Radicalization in America

· On the Issues: Burma

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
· Centrifuges in North Korea Force Recalculation of Iran's Nuclear Progress

· Obama's Leverage: How to Improve U.S.-Turkish Relations
· Regenerating the U.S.-Turkey Partnership
· Why Turkey Will Emerge as the Leader of the Muslim World

Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)
· Preach What You Practice: The Separation of Military and Police Roles in the Americas