Friday, January 7, 2011

Friday's Miscellany 12-24-2010

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
· Cheaper by the Dozen

· Japan's Posture against Chinese Posturing
· Semper Phi

Amnesty International
· Deadly Delivery: The Maternal Health Care Crisis in the USA

· Rights Trampled: Protests, Violence and Repression in Western Sahara

Asian Development Bank Institute
· Financial Inclusion and Financial Stability: Current Policy Issues

· How Elastic is East Asian Demand for Consumption Goods?

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare
· The Army National Guard’s Path to Greater Resilience

Atlantic Council
· Creating the Demand Curve for Cybersecurity

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
· Risks and Rewards: Defence R&D in Australia

Brookings Institution
· Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Future of U.S. Policy in the Region

· The Defense Budget and American Power
· Translating and Transforming the Future
· Waltzing with the Elephant: The Painful but Inevitable Convergence of Germany and the Euro-Periphery

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)
· Electronics Supply Networks and Water Pollution in China

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
· Morocco’s Experience With Poverty Reduction: Lessons for the Arab World

CATO Institute
· Protection Made to Order: Domestic Industry’s Capture and Reconfiguration of US Antidumping Policy

Center for American Progress
· Repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Was Only the First Step Toward Open Service: How the Pentagon Will Implement the Policy Changes

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)
· Police Mentoring in Afghanistan 2007-2009

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
· “Closing the Gap” The Euromissiles and President Carter’s Nuclear Weapons Strategy for Western Europe (1977-1979)

· Japan Chair Platform: Kan's Way Forward on Futenma
· Missing an Opportunity for Building Governance in Post-flood Pakistan
· The Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR)
· Shining a Brighter Light on Dark Places: Improving the IAEA’s Use of Intelligence Through Cooperation with NATO

Center on Contemporary Conflict (CCC)
· Strategic Insights, Fall/Winter 2010, v. 9, no. 2

o Climate Change and Climate Politics
o Situating Climate Security: The Department of Defense’s Role in Mitigating Climate Change’s Causes and Dealing with its Effects
o Structural, Environmental, and Political Conditions for Security Policy in the High North Atlantic: The Faroe Islands, Greenland, and Iceland
o Stability and Security in a Post-Arctic World: Toward a Convergence of Indigenous, State and Global Interests at the Top of the World
o US-China Strategic Dialogue Phase V: “Connecting Long Term Goals To Contemporary Policy

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
· Map - Chinese Ethnolinguistic Groups (2010)

· Map - Greece (2010)
· Map - Greece Administrative Divisions (2010)
· Map - Greece Physiography (2010)

Chatham House
· The Special Tribunal for Lebanon and the Quest for Truth, Justice and Stability

Congress. House. Oversight and Investigations Committee
· Mystery at Manas: Strategic Blind Spots in the Department of Defense's Fuel Contracts in Kyrgyzstan

Council of Europe
· Inhuman Treatment of People and Illicit Trafficking in Human Organs in Kosovo

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
· Japan: National Defense Program Guideline, 2010

· United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: Cancun Agreements, December 2010

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
· Justice and Security – When the State Isn’t the Main Provider

Defense R&D Canada
· Bush v. Bin Laden: Moderation of the Effect of Emotion on Threat Perception by the Threat Agent

· CF CIMIC Operations 1990-2010: An Annotated Bibliography
· Editorial Article: Towards Effective Application of Geospatial Technologies for Disaster Management
· Management of Circadian Desynchrony (Jetlag and Shiftlag) in CF Air Operations
· Near Real-Time Multi-Sensor Fusion for Cued Reconnaissance: Operational Analysis of Operation Driftnet 2009

Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force
· Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy

Department of Defense (DOD)
· DoD Directive 5100.01, Functions of the Department of Defense and Its Major Components, December 21, 2010

· Administrative Instruction 111, Component Emergency Response on the Pentagon Reservation, December 2, 2010
· Directive-Type Memorandum DTM-10-23, Emergency Family Assistance, December 10, 2010 - Posted December 16, 2010
· 2009 Valuation of the Military Retirement System

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
· D-2011-028 Contract Oversight for the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Contract Needs Improvement, December 23, 2010

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General
· OIG-11-16 - Customs and Border Protection's Implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative at Land Ports of Entry

Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General
· Review of Combat Stress in Women Veterans Receiving VA Health Care and Disability Benefits

East West Center
· If South Korea Retaliates

· Japan’s 2010 National Defense Program Guidelines - Reading the Tea Leaves

Education Trust
· Shut Out of the Military: Today's High School Education Doesn't Mean You're Ready for Today's Army

European Policy Centre
· Adding Pieces to the European Economic Governance Puzzle

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
· Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June, 2010

Foreign Policy
· The 10 Worst Predictions for 2010

· The Global Gay Rights Battlefields
· The Hidden War

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
· Missile Defense: European Phased Adaptive Approach Acquisitions Face Synchronization, Transparency, and Accountability Challenges, GAO-11-179R

Heritage Foundation
· Afghan Review Shows Troop Surge Working

· Beyond DREAM: Getting Immigration Reform Right
· Friend of Liberty: Cuba Broadcasting Targets the Castro Tyranny
· Red Tape Under the Tree: FCC Plans Internet Regulation for Christmas
· The Value-Added Tax Is Wrong for the United States

Hudson Institute
· Islamists’ War against ‘the Other’

· Sudan's Secession Crisis
· U.S. Military Primacy: Worth Sacrificing For

Human Rights Watch
· After the Coup: Ongoing Violence, Intimidation, and Impunity in Honduras

Institute for the Study of War
· Afghanistan – Order of Battle Update [December 2010]

· Iraq – Order of Battle Update [December 2010]
· Taking Southern Afghanistan Back from the Taliban (Audio/Visual)

International Crisis Group
· North Korea: The Risks of War in the Yellow Sea

· Northern Nigeria: Background to Conflict

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
· Canada: Selected Issues Paper

· European Financial Linkages: A New Look at Imbalances
· Learning About Inflation Measures for Interest Rate Rules
· What Caused the Global Financial Crisis - Evidence on the Drivers of Financial Imbalances 1999 - 2007

International Relations and Security Network
· Forecast 2011: Conflict Hotspots

· Ghosts of Abu Ghraib Haunt Local Sunnis
· Maoism and State Paralysis in India
· The Pentagon's New Cyber Command
· A Rage Unquenched: AfPak, Iraq and the West
· Russia: Kremlin Struggling to Keep Lid on Pandora's Box of Nationalism
· A Tale of Two Elections [Guinea and Ivory Coast]
· The Toll of the World

MacDonald-Laurier Institute
· From Rehabilitation to Recruitment: The Threat of Islamist Prison Radicalization in Canada

· To Stand on Guard: A National Security Strategy for Canadians

Migration Policy Institute
· Structuring and Implementing an Immigrant Legalization Program: Registration as the First Step

National Defense University (NDU)
· Joint Force Quarterly (JFQ), January 2011, 1st Quarter, no. 60

o An Actor-centric Theory of War: Understanding the Difference Between COIN and Counterinsurgency
o Silent Kingmaker: The Need for a Unified Wartime Contracting Strategy
o Airpower, Spacepower, and Cyberpower
o A Philosophical Case for OPCON Transition on the Korean Peninsula
o Chinese Soft Power in Latin America: A Case Study

National Science Foundation (NSF)
· The End of Mandatory Retirement for Doctoral Scientists and Engineers in Postsecondary Institutions: Retirement Patterns 10 Years Later

National Security Archive
· The United States and Pakistan's Quest for the Bomb

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability
· Engaging the DPRK Enrichment and Small LWR Program: What Would It Take?

· Korean Peninsula at a New Juncture of War and Peace: Between Aggressive Deterrent and Escalating Risk of War
· Strategic Patience Has Become Strategic Passivity

Observer Research Foundation (India)
· Need for Multi-Tasked Mechanisms for Investigation and Prosecution in Corruption Cases

· Use 'Abundant Energy' to Solve Energy Shortage

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
· Findings From the Evaluation of OJJDP’s Gang Reduction Program

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS)
· Strategic Response to Suicide Terrorism in Pakistan

Palm Center
· Military Training Can be Accomplished Quickly

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
· KORUS FTA 2.0: Assessing the Changes

· Sovereign Bankruptcy in the European Union in the Comparative Perspective

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security (IPRIS)
· IPRIS Maghreb Review, October/November 2010, no. 6

o All the King's Men: The Emergence of the Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM) in Morocco
o Western Sahara -- The Last African Colony: An Endless story
o The Spanish Enclave Melilla and International Migration
o New Female Voices Within the Islamist Movement in Morocco

· Options for Filling Vacant Officer Positions

· Reducing Gun Violence: Results from an Intervention in East Los Angeles
· Toward a Comparison of DNA Profiling and Databases in the United States and England

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
· Emerging Powers and Cooperative Security in Asia

Security Council Report
· SCR Monthly Jan 2011 Forecast

Small Wars Journal
· SWJ, December 13, 2010, v. 6, no. 11

o Children, the War on Terror and Decision-making
o Insurgencies in South Sudan: A Mandatory Path to Build a Nation?
o The U.S. in Afghanistan: Follow Sun Tzu Rather Than Clausewitz to Victory
o The Road to Al Amarah

Stanley Foundation
· Evolution of the G Groupings: A Progress Check: 51st Strategy for Peace Conference

· The Roles of Brazil and the US for the 21st-Century International Agenda: Dialogue on Global Leadership

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
· A Risk-Based Approach to Strategic Balance

United Nations General Assembly // United Nations Security Council
· The Situation in Afghanistan and Its Implications for International Peace and Security: Report of the Secretary General [A/65/612–S/2010/630]

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
· Afghanistan Media Assessment: Opportunities and Challenges for Peacebuilding

· Arab-Jewish Relations in Israel: Alienation and Rapprochement
· Conflict and Post-Conflict Governance: The Stakeholder Perspective
· Mapping the Russian Blogosphere
· Transcending the Past to Build Haiti’s Future

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
· The Coming Secession Crisis in Sudan: Will There Be War?