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: bigsociety.com

· 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)

RAND
· 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

Monday, November 22, 2010

Friday's Miscellany 11-19-2010

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)
· Means to What End? Policymaking and State-Building in Afghanistan


Africa Center for Strategic Studies
· Democracy and the Chain of Command: A New Governance of Africa’s Security Sector


Air Force Space Command
· High Frontier, November 2010, v. 7, no. 1

o Schriever 2010, A Political Perspective
o The Complexities of America’s National Security: Enabling A New Generation of Leadership
o The Challenge of Integration: Lessons from Schriever Wargame 2010
o Schriever Wargame 2010: Thoughts on Deterrence in the Non-Kinetic Domain
o Schriever Wargame 2010 – A Coming of Age
o Schriever – An Australian Perspective
o Beyond Schriever Wargame 2010
o Flight Suits and Sport Coats: The Role of Industry in Military Space Operations
o Effects Felt Around the World: The Growing Complexities of the Interaction Between Geographic and Functional Combatant Commanders
o National Security Fundamentals in the Space and Cyber Domains
o Science Supporting Space and Cyber: Insights From Schriever Wargame 2010
o The Schriever Challenge – Keep the Walls Down
o A Comprehensive Approach to Space and Cyberspace Operations
o When the Future Dries Up

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
· Deter and Assure: Charting a Course for America’s Asian Alliances in a New Nuclear Age


Amnesty International
· International Criminal Court: Concerns at the Ninth Session of the Assembly of States Parties

· Open Secret: Mounting Evidence of Europe’s Complicity in Rendition and Secret Detention

Atlantic Council
· Save NATO: Merge it with CSDP


Baker Institute for Public Policy
· Cartels, Corruption, Carnage, and Cooperation


Bipartisan Policy Group
· Restoring America's Future: Reviving the Economy, Cutting Spending, and Debt, and Creating a Simple, Pro-Growth Tax System


British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
· Current NATO Nuclear Policy

· Options for Arms Control to Reduce the Role of Nuclear Weapons in NATO
· Polish and Central European Priorities on NATO’s Future Nuclear Policy

Brookings Institute
· Afghanistan Index: Tracking Progress and Security in Post-9/11 Afghanistan [updated November 11, 2010]

· Brazil’s Executive-Legislative Relations Under the New Coalition Government
· The Old and New Politics of Faith: Religion and the 2010 Election

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)
· NATO Summit: Making Peace with Russia, Canada Notwithstanding: A Policy Update Paper


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP)
· Can Iraq’s Political Agreement be Implemented?

· Is NATO’s Nuclear Deterrence Policy a Relic of the Cold War?
· Reinterpreting China’s Success Through the New Economic Geography

CATO Institute
· The US Generalized System of Preferences: Helping the Poor, But at What Price?


Center for American Progress
· Cutting the Cost of Clean Energy 1.0: Toward a Clean Energy Deployment Plan For Jobs, Security, and Broad-Based Economic Growth in 2011

· The Power of the President: Recommendations to Advance Progressive Change
· The United States’ Role in European Security Under the Obama Administration: Reset with Russia and Reassurance for Allies Provide Key Security Dividends

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
· Security Sector Reform Monitor: Southern Sudan No. 3


Center for Strategic & International Studies
· Afghan National Security Forces

· European Defense Trends
· A Human Capital Crisis in Cybersecurity
· Issues and Insights Vol 10 No 25: The Nuclear Lexicon Project: Breaking Down the Complexities of Nuclear Science for Policymakers
· Linkages Between Gender, AIDS, and Development
· The NATO Summit: Updated Strategy, Phased Transition in Afghanistan, Reset with Russia
· PacNet #53: The Diwali Summit
· PacNet #54: Heart But No Seoul: Obama Will Leave Korea Without KORUS
· Private Security Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq: The Potential Impact of the Montreux Document
· A Strategic Review of the Gulf Oil Spill
· Structure and Dynamics of the US Federal Professional Services Industrial Base, 1995-2009
· US Engagement in Indian Health Care: What is the Impact

Centre for Operational Research and Analysis, Defence R&D Canada
· Energy Security in Yemen


Central Intelligence Agency Office of Inspector General
· Procedures Used in Narcotics Airbridge Denial Program in Peru, 1995-2001


Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS)
· CJCSI 5705.01D, Standardization of Military and Associated Terminology


Chatham House
· Ensuring Peace and Security in Africa: Implementing the New Africa-EU Partnership

· On Cyber Warfare

Congress
· Letter about Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

· Letter - New START Treaty

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
· The Transition to a Civilian-Led U.S. Presence in Iraq: Issues and Challenges

· The Emerging Importance of the U.S.-Central Asia Partnership

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee
· Faith-Based Initiatives: Recommendations of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Community Partnerships and Other Current Issues


Congress. House. Science and Technology Committee
· A Rational Discussion of Climate Change: the Science, the Evidence, the Response


Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
· Briefing on the Net Assessment of Russian and U.S. Strategic Forces in Support of the New START


Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Technology Committee
· Transportation Security Administration Oversight Hearing


Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
· Executive Report 111-6 - Treaty with Russia on Measures for Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (The New START Treaty)

· Senate Print 111-56 - U.N. Resolution 1325: More Action Needed
· Senate Print 111-54 - Saudi Arabia and Syria: Improving Bilateral Relations, Advancing U.S. Interests
· Jamming the IED Assembly Line: Impeding the Flow of Ammonium Nitrate in South and Central Asia

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Government Affairs
· Closing the Gaps in Air Cargo Security

· Oversight of Reconstruction Contracts in Afghanistan and the Role of the Special Inspector General
· Security Clearance Reform: Setting a Course for Sustainability
· Securing Critical Infrastructure in the Age of Stuxnet

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee
· Women's Rights Are Human Rights: U.S. Ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)


Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
· Public Spending on Transportation and Water Infrastructure


Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
· Congress and National Security

· Strategic Posture Review: Egypt
· A Tenuous Deal in Iraq


Crisis States Research Centre
· Taxation, Resource Mobilisation and State Performance


Customs and Border Protection
· Frontline, Fall 2010

o The Silent Vigil [CBP's Air and Marine Operations Center]
o CPB Welcomes Anti-Terrorism Pioneer
o Hitting the Target [National Targeting Center]
o Program Steamlining Immigration Enforcement
o Deserted

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
· Homegrown Terrorism in the West, 1989-2008


Department of Defense
· Selected Acquisition Reports (SARs) [as of September 30, 2010]


Department of Defense - Comptroller
· FY 2010 DoD Agency Financial Report (AFR)/DoD Performance and Accountability Report (PAR)


Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
· SPO-2011-001 Assessment of U.S. Government Efforts to Develop the Logistics Sustainment Capability of the Iraq Security Forces


Department of Homeland Security
· An Analysis of Migrant Smuggling Costs along the Southwest Border

· Information for First Responders on Maintaining Operational Capabilities during a Pandemic
· Private Sector Resources Catalog 2.0
· Preventing and Defending Against Cyber Attacks
· OIG-11-04 - Information Sharing With Fusion Centers Has Improved, but Information System Challenges Remain
· OIG-11-05 - Transportation Security Administration’s Management of Its Screening Workforce Training Program Can Be Improved

Department of State
· 2010 International Religious Freedom Report

· Background Notes: Estonia
· Background Notes: Libya
· Background Notes: Pakistan
· Background Notes: Turkmenistan
· Remarks on the New START Treaty
· U.S. Government Strategy for Addressing the Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

Elcano Royal Institute of International and Strategic Studies
· The EU’s Progress Report on Turkey’s Accession


Energy Information Administration (EIA)
· Country Analysis Brief: Kazakhstan


EU Institute for Security Studies
· ISSues - n°33, October 2010
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o Beyond the Big Powers
o European Security: Unfinished Business in Europe
o The EU in the World: International Justice and the EU
· The US Midterm Elections: Implications for the Transatlantic Agenda
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· What Do Europeans Want from NATO?

European Commission
· Investing in Europe's Future


Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
· Domestic Terrorism - Anarchist Extremism: A Primer


Feinstein International Center
· Winning Hearts and Minds? Examining the Relationship between Aid and Security in Afghanistan’s Balkh Province


Google
· White Paper - Enabling Trade in the Era of Information Technologies: Breaking Down Barriers to the Free Flow of Information


Government Accountability Office (GAO)
· Afghanistan Development: U.S. Efforts to Support Afghan Water Sector Increasing, but Improvements Needed in Planning and Coordination, GAO-11-138

· Combating Terrorism: U.S. Agencies Report Progress Countering Terrorism and Its Financing in Saudi Arabia, but Continued Focus on Counter Terrorism Financing Efforts Needed. (Arabic version) GAO-11-190
· Combating Terrorism: U.S. Agencies Report Progress Countering Terrorism and Its Financing in Saudi Arabia, but Continued Focus on Counter Terrorism Financing Efforts Needed, GAO-09-883 September 24, 2009 [reposted]
· Defense Infrastructure: Actions Needed to Improve the Navy's Processes for Managing Public Shipyards' Restoration and Modernization Needs, GAO-11-7
· Defense Logistics: Additional Oversight and Reporting for the Army Logistics Modernization Program Are Needed, GAO-11-139
· DOD Personnel Clearances: Preliminary Observations on DOD's Progress on Addressing Timeliness and Quality Issues, GAO-11-185T [testimony]
· The Federal Government's Long-Term Fiscal Outlook: Fall 2010 Update, GAO-11-201SP
· Health Information Technology: DOD Needs to Provide More Information on Risks to Improve Its Program Management, GAO-11-148

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

· Recovery Act: FEMA Could Take Steps to Protect Sensitive Port Security Grant Details and Improve Recipient Reporting Instructions, GAO-11-88

Heritage Foundation
· Administration Must Unequivocally Drop Afghanistan 2011 Withdrawal Date

· Eliminating Partisan Analysis from Congress’s Support Agencies
· EMP Attacks – What the US Must Do Now
· NATO’s 2010 Strategic Concept: Five Markers of Success
· A Short United Nations To-Do List for the New Congress
· What Is America’s Role in the World?

Homeland Security & Defense Business Council
·
The 9/10/11 Project
o Aviation Security
o Cyber Security
o Information Sharing

Hudson Institute
·
Counter-Terrorism as a U.S. National Security Priority
· 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 Rights Watch
·
They Own the People: The Ampatuans, State-Backed Militias, and Killings in the Southern Philippines

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
·
North Korea – Construction of Nuclear Power Plant

Institute for Homeland Security Solutions
·
The Impact of Emotion in the American Public’s Assessments of and Reactions to Terrorism

Institute for Security Studies
·
Militias, Rebels and Islamist Militants, Human Insecurity and State Crisis

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding
·
How To Improve the United States' Image in the Muslim World
· ISPU Chaplaincy Services for Muslim Patients in New York City Hospitals: Assessing Needs, Barriers, and the Role of Muslim Chaplains

Institute for the Study of War
·
Force Disposition: Afghanistan/Pakistan Border [map]
· Iraq's Lessons for Transition in Afghanistan

Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR)
·
Marjah Civilians Take Up Arms Against Taleban

Institute of International Education (IIE)
·
Open Doors Report 2010

International Council on Security and Development (ICOS)
·
Afghanistan Transition: Missing Variables

International Crisis Group
·
Congo: No Stability in Kivu Despite Rapprochement with Rwanda
· Madagascar: Crisis Heating Up?
· Reforming Afghanistan’s Broken Judiciary

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·
Do Credit Shocks Matter? A Global Perspective
· Emerging Asia's Impact on Australian Growth: Some Insights From GEM
· Government Involvement in Corporate Debt Restructuring: Case Studies from the Great Recession
· On the Estimation of Term Structure Models and An Application to the United States
· A New Index of Currency Mismatch and Systemic Risk
· Review of the Method of Valuation of the SDR
· Unemployment and Productivity in the Long Run: the Role of Macroeconomic Volatility

International Relations and Security Network
·
Afghanistan: Russia Pushes for CSTO-NATO Cooperation on Counter-Narcotics Front
· Chinese Walls in Hong Kong
· Obama in Asia: Narrowing the Indo-US Drift
· Prioritizing Access to Adequate Sanitation, Hygiene and Health
· Time for the Human Approach
· Turkey: Traditionalist Opposition Party Attempts Radical Makeover
· Uncertainty on New START
· Ugandan Girls Entering Juba Prostitution Racket

Jamestown Foundation
·
China Brief, November 19, 2010, v. 10, no. 23
o Beijing Wages Economic Diplomacy to Counter "China Threat" Theory
o China Eyes “Dual Use” Applications for its Supercomputers
o Hambantota, Chittagong, and the Maldives – Unlikely Pearls for the Chinese Navy
o Capabilities and Implications of China’s Jiaolong Submersible
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Terrorism Monitor, November 18, 2010, v. 8, no. 42
o The Halt of S-300 Missile System in the Context of Iranian-Russian Military Relations
o Al-Shabaab Razes Somali Forests to Finance Jihad
o Anwar al-Awlaki Attacks Mardin Conference's Declaration on Jihad

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·
JP 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, 12 April 2001, as amended through September 2010 (New)

Middle East Institute
·
US-Pakistan Relations: What Trust Deficit?

National Academies Press
·
Certifying Personal Protective Technologies: Improving Worker Safety
· The Power of Renewables: Opportunities and Challenges for China and the United States
· When Weather Matters: Science and Service to Meet Critical Societal Needs

National Assessment of Educational Progress/National Center for Education Statistics
·
Nation's Report Card: Math 2009

National Security Archive
·
Cold War Air Defense Relied on Widespread Dispersal of Nuclear Weapons, Documents Show

NATO
·
Strategic Concept
· Recent documents in external literature - 2009/2010

NATO Training Mission Afghanistan (NTM-A)
·
Year in Review (November 2009 - November 2010)

Nautilus Foundation
·
Lessons Learned from the North Korean Nuclear Crises

New America Foundation
·
The Battle for Afghanistan

North American Integration and Development Center
·
No DREAMers Left Behind: The Economic Potential of DREAM Act Beneficiaries

Open Society Foundations
·
Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property

Oxfam International
·
Nowhere to Turn: The Failure to Protect Civilians in Afghanistan

Pakistan Security Research Unit (PSRU)
·
The Limited Military Utility of Pakistan’s Battlefield Use of Nuclear Weapons in Response to Large Scale Indian Conventional Attack

RAND
·
An Analysis of the Incidence of Recruiter Irregularities
· Confronting Space Debris: Strategies and Warnings from Comparable Examples Including Deepwater Horizon
· Managing Spent Nuclear Fuel: Strategy Alternatives and Policy Implications
· Risking NATO: Testing the Limits of the Alliance in Afghanistan

Real Instituto Elcano
·
The Strengthening of National Parliaments Within the European Integration Process. A New Role for the Spanish Cortes Generales After the Lisbon Treaty

Russian and Eurasian Security Network
·
Russian Analytical Digest - No. 86: Regional Developments

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·
The Aceh-based Militant Network: A Trigger for a View into the Insightful Complex of Conceptual and Historical Links

Security Council Report
·
Update Report No. 1: Western Sahara (15 November 2010)
· Update Report No. 2: Guinea (17 November 2010)
· Update Report No. 3: Myanmar (17 November 2010)

Small Wars Journal
·
Counterinsurgency Insights by Tom Ricks
· From the TBA to the USA: Barbarians at the Gate
· Gambling on the Districts: All-In at the GIRoA Casino
· Interview with Dr. David Ucko
· Mission Command — A Multifaceted Construct
· A New NATO Social Contract: Interview with Brigadier General (ret) Dr. Klaus Whittman

Stimson Center and US Institute of Peace
·
Engagement, Coercion, and Iran’s Nuclear Challenge: Report of a Joint Study Group on US–Iran Policy

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
·
Human Development Report 2009/10 Occupied Palestinian Territory: Investing in Human Security for a Future State

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
·
UNHCR Statistical Yearbook 2009

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
·
2010 Report to Congress

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·
Can You Help Me Now?: Mobile Phones and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan
· Engagement, Coercion, and Iran’s Nuclear Challenge: Report of a Joint Study Group on US-Iran Policy · Hydropolitics in Pakistan’s Indus Basin
· On the Issues: U.S.-Pakistan-India
· Secession and Precedent in Sudan and Africa
· Why Sudan’s Popular Consultation Matters

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·
Changing the Guard: Saudi Arabia's Geriatric Politics
· Flawed Diplomacy: The United Nations and the War on Terrorism
· A Marriage of Convenience http
· Parliamentary Elections in Egypt and Next Year's Presidential Vote
· Political Change in Egypt: A Role for the United States?
· Potential Iranian Responses to NATO's Missile Defense Shield
· Regenerating the U.S.-Turkey Partnership
· Stability or Rigidity? Egypt's Use of Constitutional and Executive Power
· Sultan of the Muslim World

World Bank
·
China Quarterly Update, November 2010

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Friday's Miscellany 11-12-2010

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)
· The Future of Nuclear Weapons in NATO

· The Lisbon Treaty in Focus: Germany, the EU, Transatlantic Relations, and Beyond

American Security Project
· Yemen and U.S. Security: Assessing and Managing the Challenge of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) [re-release]


Amnesty International
· Violent Attacks Against Roma in Hungary: Time to Investigate Racial Motivation


Army Combat Studies Institute
· To Fight or Not to Fight?: Organizational and Doctrinal Trends in Mounted Maneuver Reconnaissance from the Interwar Years to Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

· Wanat: Combat Action in Afghanistan, 2008

Asia Foundation
· Afghanistan in 2010: A Survey of the Afghan People


Association of the United States Army (AUSA)
· Fiscal year 2011 Army Budget: An Analysis

· Leveraging Science in the Manoeuvrist Approach to Counterinsurgency Operations
· A Shot in the Dark: The Futility of Long-Range Modernization Planning

Atlantic Council
· The Iran Stalemate and the Need for Strategic Patience


Attorney General of the United States and the Minister of Public Safety of Canada
· Identity-Related Crime: A Threat Assessment: A Report to the Attorney General of the United States and the Minister of Public Safety of Canada


Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
· The New Zealand Defence White Paper: A More Strategically-Extroverted Kiwi?

· Strategic Insights 50 - Australia and South Korea: Middle Power Cooperation and Asian Security
· Special Report Issue 35 - Known Unknowns: Uncertainty About the Future of the Asia-Pacific

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
· Promoting Safe, Secure, and Peaceful Growth of Nuclear Energy: Next Steps for Russia and the United States


Brookings Institute
· Around the Halls: Reducing the Budget Deficit

· Divided We Thrive
· The Elusive Myth of Democratic Egyptian Elections
· Is Three a Crowd? The Venezuela Factor in Cuba’s Policy Toward the US
· The Perils of Proximity: China-Japan Security Relations
· President Barack Obama’s First Two Years: Policy Accomplishments, Political Difficulties
· The Rising Burden of Government Debt
· The US-India Relationship

Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict
· Civilians in Armed Conflict: Civil Harm and Conflict in Northwest Pakistan


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
· Arab Reform Bulletin, November 2010

o Hamas and the Peace Process: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution? Interview with Wael Nawara, Secretary General of the Ghad (Tomorrow) Party
o Interview with Mahmoud Ali Mohamed on Election Monitoring

CATO Institute
· Fixing Transit: The Case for Privatization


Center for a New America Security (CNAS)
· America's Duty: The Imperative of a New Approach to Warrior and Veteran Care


Center for American Progress
· After the Midterms, What Next for International Economic Policy?

· Cooperation or Confrontation on Clean Energy?: A Proposed Agenda for the New Congress and the President
· The Benefits of a Strategic Economic Partnership Between the United States and India
· Easy Come, EZ-GO: A Federal Role in Removing Jurisdictional Impediments to College Education
· Honoring Our Veterans in 2010: A By-the-Numbers Look at Difficulties Facing America’s Veterans on Veterans Day 2010
· Ties that Bind: U.S.-Taiwan Relations and Peace and Prosperity in East Asia

Center for Global Development
· China in Africa: A Macroeconomic Perspective

· Commitment to Development Index 2010
· Giving Money Away? The Politics of Direct Distribution in Resource Rich States
· Which Countries Pass the FY2011 Corruption Indicator? A Preview into Round 8 of the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Country Selection

Center for Immigration Studies
· Subsidizing Sanctuaries: The State Criminal Alien Assistance Program


Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
· Afghan and Iraqi Metrics and the IED Threat

· Beyond Ratification: The Future of U.S. Engagement on International Tobacco Control
· The Coming Challenges in Defense Planning, Programming, and Budgeting
· Hemisphere Highlights Volume IX Issue 8 - November 2010
· Key Players in Global Health: How Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa Are Influencing the Game
· The Macroeconomics of US Defense Spending: Problems in Federal Spending, and Their Impact on National Security
· PacNet #52 – China in 2010: The Perils of Impatience
· The Saudi Arms Sale
· “Unplanning” for Uncertainty: Reshaping Future Defense Plans

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)
· Understanding America’s Contested Primacy


Centre for European Reform (CER)
· Ukraine Turns Away From Democracy and the EU

· Why Germany is Not a Model for the Eurozone

Century Foundation
· The G20 and the US: Opportunities for More Effective Multilateralism

· Placing Human Rights Violations in Iran on Top of the Foreign Policy Agenda

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
· A Conversation with Pervez Musharraf

· The Fed's Foreign Policy Misstep
· Foreign Policy and the 2010 Midterms: New START and Arms Control
· The G20 Summit's Lost Focus
· Islam: Governing Under Sharia
· Military Escalation in Korea
· Appendix: Korean Peninsula Clashes (1955–2010)
· Toward Deeper Reductions in U.S. and Russian Nuclear Weapons
· U.S. Strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan

Crisis States Research Centre
· Drugs and (Dis)order: A Study of the Opium Trade, Political Settlements, and State-making in Afghanistan

· Land Acquisition for Public Use: Emerging Conflicts and Their Socio-Political Implications
· The Peacemaking Effectiveness of Regional Organisations

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
· The Financial Crisis and Low Income Countries

· Will NATO's Strategic Concept mean Hello to Missile Defence and Good Bye Nuclear Weapons?

Department of the Army
· TRADOC PAM 525-2-1 - The U.S. Army Functional Concept for Intelligence 2016-2028
· TRADOC PAM 525-3-1 - United States Army Operating Concept 2016-2028
· TRADOC PAM 525-3-3 - The U.S. Army Functional Concept for Mission Command 2016-2028
· TRADOC PAM 525-3-4 - The U.S. Army Functional Concept for Fires 2016-2028
· TRADOC PAM 525-3-5 - The The U.S. Army Functional Concept for Protection 2016-2028
· TRADOC PAM 525-3-6 - The The U.S. Army Functional Concept for Movement and Maneuver 2016-2028
· TRADOC PAM 525-4-1 - The U.S. Army Functional Concept for Sustainment 2016-2028
· United States Army 2011 Business Transformation Plan

Department of the Army, Chief Information Office
· Common Operating Environment

o Common Operating Environment Architecture
o Common Operating Environment Information Paper
o Army Architecture Website
o Army Software Transformation
o Area Processing Centers (APC)

Department of the Air Force
· Crosstalk: The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, November/December 2010

o Architecture Today
o Just Enough Architecture: The Risk-Driven Model
o Enabling Agility Through Architecture
o The Chief Software Architect in U.S. Army Acquisition
o XDDS: A Scalable Guard-Agnostic Cross Domain Discovery Service
o Service Incentive: Towards an SOA-Friendly Acquisition Process
o Global Workforce Development Projects in Software Engineering

Department of Justice
· Review of ATF’s Project Gunrunner


Department of State
· Background Notes: Egypt

· Background Notes: Germany
· Background Notes: Paraguay
· Background Notes: Singapore
· Foreign Terrorist Organizations

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
· Country Analysis Brief: China

· Country Analysis Brief: Russia

European Parliament
· Draft New Strategy for Afghanistan


European Policy Centre
· Adapting to Climate Change: What Role for the EU?

· A Bridge over Troubled Borders: Europeanising the Balkans

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
· Al-Shabaab Tries To Take Control In Somalia

· The Geopolitics Of Northern Mexico
· The Marines: 235 Years Of Individual Valor And Institutional Adaptation
· Seabasing: Concept, Issues And Recommendations

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
· Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Preliminary Assessment of Federal Financial Risks and Cost Reimbursement and Notification Policies and Procedures, GAO-11-90R

· Defense Acquisitions: Issues to Be Considered as DOD Modernizes Its Fleet of Tactical Wheeled Vehicles, GAO-11-83
· Financial Audit: Bureau of the Public Debt's Fiscal Years 2010 and 2009 Schedules of Federal Debt, GAO-11-52
· Human Capital: Opportunities Exist for DOD to Enhance Its Approach for Determining Civilian Senior Leader Workforce Needs, GAO-11-136
· NATO Partnerships: DOD Needs to Assess U.S. Assistance in Response to Changes to the Partnership for Peace Program, GAO-10-1015
· Space Acquisitions: Challenges in Commercializing Technologies Developed under the Small Business Innovation Research Program, GAO-11-21

Heritage Foundation
· Administration Must Unequivocally Drop Afghanistan 2011 Withdrawal Date

· Do Not Expect Much from Japan During Obama Visit
· Lame Duck, Lame START: Inappropriate Timing for New START Debate
· New START: Critical Limits on U.S. Missile Defense Options Persist
· New START and Missile Defense: We Are 33 Minutes Away…
· Religious Freedom in Egypt
· Russia’s Duma Decision to Delay Consideration of New START: Now the Senate Can Take Its Time to Review the Treaty
· Shaping the Future: The Urgent Need to Match Military Modernization to National Commitments
· Take the Austerity Cure: G-20 Should Resist U.S. Efforts to Spread More Debt Around

Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute
· Strategic Program Assessment for DHS Learning Development


IDEEA
· Common Defense Quarterly, Winter 2010

o Interview with Grete Faremo, Defense Minister, Norway
o U.S. Export Control Reform Framework Reflects Structures and Practices in Place in Selected Foreign Countries
o Advancements in Foreign Military Sales – A Practitioner’s View
o The Coast Guard’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program, Its Recent Growth and Its Contributions to the Service’s International Sea Partnerships
o Making the Global Maritime Partnership Tick
o Deterrence
o Afghanistan: Reintegration How?
o The Ratification of the UK/US Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty - A Cause for Celebration?
o State Partnership Program: Maine-Montenegro
o Global Defense Trade
o Interview with Uwe Koch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (ISDA)
· Linkages between Indian and Nepalese Maoists

· Myanmar: The November 2010 Election
· Russia and Japan Clash over the Kuriles in the North Pacific
· The Third Front: Military Ethics

Institute for Homeland Security Solutions
· Informatics Tools for Food Safety and Defense

· The Role of Internet Service Providers in Cyber Security

Institute for Security Studies
· ISS Paper 219: Fusing Privatisation of Security with Peace and Security Initiatives

· Monograph 174: The Security Sector in Southern Africa
· Monograph 173: Understanding Africa's Contemporary Conflicts - Origins, Challenges and Peacebuilding

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)
· Building Mosques In America: Strategies for Securing Municipal Approvals

· “Not In Our Neighborhood”: Managing Opposition to Mosque Construction

Institute for the Study of War
· Afghanistan - Order of Battle (updated November 2010)

· Iraq - Order of Battle (updated November 2010)

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation
· Return of the Militants: Violent Dissident Republicanism


International Monetary Fund (IMF)
· Assessing the Risk of Private Sector Debt Overhang in the Baltic Countries

· Asset Prices in Affine Real Business Cycle Models
· Cross-Cutting Themes in Employment Experiences During the Crisis
· Determinants of the Foreign Exchange Risk Premium in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries
· Emerging from the Global Crisis - Macroeconomic Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries
· IMF Applications of Purchasing Power Parity Estimates
· Post-Crisis Fiscal Policy Priorities for the ASEAN-5
· Riding the Roller Coaster: Fiscal Policies of Nonrenewable Resource Exporters in Latin America and the Caribbean
· Should Advanced Countries Adopt a Fiscal Responsibility Law?
· Slowdown of Credit Flows in Jordan in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis: Supply or Demand Driven?
· Structural Breaks in Fiscal Performance: Did Fiscal Responsibility Laws Have Anything to Do with Them?

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
· Lebanon Indictments Set to Raise Tensions


International Relations and Security Network
· America vs Al-Qaida: the Widening War

· Bahrain After the Elections
· Britain's SDSR - Mired in Fantasy
· Controlling Tactical Nuclear Weapons
· Elections in Tanzania and Prospects for Democratic Reform
· Russia and Georgia: The Circassian Question
· Sustainability From Below: Or, Why We Shouldn't Take Cities for Granted

Jamestown Foundation
· Terrorism Monitor, November 11, 2010, v. 8, no. 41

o Between Baghdad and Ankara: The Kurdistan Regional Government's Delicate Balance
o New Directions for Indonesian Militants after Successful Counterterrorist Operations
o New Light on the Accuracy of the CIA's Predator Drone Campaign in Pakistan

Lowry Institute
· Australian and Japan: Ambivalent Asians, Ambitious Regionalists

· Terror Games: Understanding Risk and Security in New Delhi

National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
· Draft Co-Chairs' Proposal slides

· Draft Proposal - $200 Billion in Illustrative Savings

National Governors Association
· A Governor’s Guide to Homeland Security


National Security Archive
· Justice Department Censors Nazi-Hunting History


Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
· The Strategic Significance of Afghanistan


NATO Library
· Arctic Security

· Cyberspace Security
· Maritime Security
· Women, Peace and Security

NATO Training Mission - Afghanistan
· Year in Review - November 2009 - November 2010


Nautilus Institute
· Changing Dynamics of U.S. Extended Nuclear Deterrence on the Korean Peninsula

· Implementation of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1874

Naval War College
· Naval War College Review, Autumn 2010, v. 63. no. 4

o Programs vs. Resources: Some Options for the Navy
o Talking about Sea Control
o The Canadian Navy and Canada's National Interests in This Maritime Century
o A Private Security Solution to Somali Piracy? The U.S. Call for Private Security Engagement and the Implications for Canada Taming the Outlaw Sea
o China's "Antiaccess" Ballistic Missiles and U.S. Active Defense
o The Most Daring Act of the Age: Principles for Naval Irregular Warfare
o Four Lessons That the U.S. Navy Must Learn from the Dreadnought Revolution
o Uncovering No Such Agency [review essay]
o Paul Johnson's Brief Life of Churchill [review essay]

New America Foundation
· The Battle for Afghanistan: Militancy and Conflict in Kandahar


Peterson Institute for International Economics
· Currency Wars?

· Monetary Ease and Global Rebalancing: Debunking the Japanese Scare Story

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


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
· The Defence and Security Review Survey


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
· The Asian and Global Financial Crises: Consequences for East Asian Regionalism

· India's Emerging Land Warfare Doctrines and Capabilities
· Japan's New Security Imperative: The Function of Globalization
· Japan-Korea Relations and the Tokdo/Takeshima Dispute: The Interplay of Nationalism and Natural Resources
· Mapping the Religious and Secular Parties in South Sulawesi and Tanah Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia
· A Response to Fourth Generation Warfare

Save the Children
· A National Report Card on Protecting Children During Disasters


Security & Defence Agenda
· Anything to Declare? Cutting EU Customs Redtape

· A Conversation on Cybersecurity
· Fine-Tuning EU Border Security

Small Wars Journal
· Contextual Truth-Telling to Counter Extremist-Supportive Messaging Online: The Wikileaks “Collateral Murder” Case Study

· Design and the Prospects for Decision
· Interview with Colonel Peter Mansoor
· Interview with Dr. David Kilcullen
· Interview with Dr. John Nagl
· A Timely Lesson from the Korean War

Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR)
· October 2010: Quarterly Report To Congress


South Asia Analysis Group (SAAG)
· China’s Economic Espionage Prowess


Stanley Foundation
· Creating a 21st Century Nuclear Material Security Architecture

· Global Lockdown: Moving the Needle on Nuclear Security

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
· International Transfers of Combat Aircraft, 2005-2009


Strategic Studies Institute
· Deciding to Buy: Civil-Military Relations and Major Weapons Programs


Trust for America’s Health (TFAH)
· Fighting Flu Fatigue


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
· Millennium Development Goals in Russia


United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
· UNESCO Science Report 2010

· World Social Science Report 2010

UN Security Council
· Letter dated 12 May 2010 from the Panel of Experts Established Pursuant to Resolution 1874 (2009) Addressed to the President of the Security Council [leaked copy]


US Geological Survey (USGS)
· Water Security—National and Global Issues


US Institute of Peace (USIP)
· Kosovo: The Next Steps

· On the Issues: Iraqi Parliamentary Minority Caucus
· Zimbabwe: Power-Sharing Deal Under Stress

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
· The Iran Primer: Power, Politics, and U.S. Policy [selected chapters]

· The Real Choice Turkey Has to Make When It Comes to Israel
· Sunni Hamas and Shiite Iran Form a Common Political Theology

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
· The Looming U.S. Trade Crisis