Monday, May 16, 2011

Friday's Miscellany 05-13-2011

Afghan Analysts Network 

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Air Force

Air Force Research Institute (AFRI)

Air University Library
·         U.S. Africa Command 

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

Amnesty International

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Taming the Beast Within: The Mexican Energy Regulatory Commission

Brookings Institute
·         OBL is Dead, Al Qaeda Isn't
·         Why Japan Still Matters 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
·         Creating New Facts on the Ground  

Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Global Prosperity

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Defense Contract Trends  

Chatham House

Civil-Military Fusion Centre

Combat Terrorism Center (CTC)
o    Bin Ladin’s Death Through the Lens of Al-Qa`ida’s Confidential Secretary
o    Bin Ladin’s Killing and its Effect on Al-Qa`ida: What Comes Next?
o    Bin Ladin’s Location Reveals Limits of Liaison Intelligence Relationships
o    How Bin Ladin’s Death Will Affect Al-Qa`ida’s Regional Franchises
o    Special Operations Forces and the Raid Against Bin Ladin: Policymaker Considerations in Combating Terrorism
o    The Impact of Bin Ladin’s Death on AQAP in Yemen
o    The Impact of Bin Ladin’s Death on AQIM in North Africa
o    What the Experts Say...

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee
·         NDAA Home 
·         National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 [Chairman McKeon's version] 

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Peace Corps at 50 

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform
·         USAID: Following the Money 

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Monthly Budget Review, May 2011 

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Gasoline Prices 

Defence Research and Development Canada

Department of Defense
o    Integrating Humans With and Within Complex Systems: Challenges and Opportunities
o    Improving Software Engineering Through Holistic Project Coaching
o    An Agile Systems Engineering Process: The Missing Link?
o    From MBWA to LBWA: 21st Century People Solutions for Software Problems
o    Embedded with Facebook: DoD Faces Risk from Social Media
o    Browser User Interface Design Flows: Exploiting User Ignorance
·         Improvements to Services Contracting  

Department of Homeland Security

East- West Center

European Council on Foreign Relations

Feinstein International Center

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Heritage Foundation
·         What’s an Oil Subsidy? 

Hudson Institute

Human Rights First

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
·         The Post Osama Possibilities 

Institute for the Study of War
·         The Haqqani Network in Kurram  

International Council on Security and Development (ICOS)

International Crisis Group

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
·         The Fallout from Fukushima

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute

International Relations and Security Network
·         Moving Beyond the Kurile Conflict 

Jamestown Foundation
o    Jihadis Share Methods of Bringing Down U.S. Predators over Libya
o    Europol Identifies Security Threat to Europe from North Africa's "Arab Spring"
o    The Island at the Center of the World: The Silencing of Bahrain's Crisis

Minority Rights Group International
·         Peoples Under Threat 2011 

National Academies Press
·         America's Climate Choices 

National Cyber Security Alliance and Microsoft


National Defense University Press

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

NEFA Foundation
·         Qaidat al-Jihad’s Near Future 

Office of the Director of National Intelligence
·         2010 Data Mining Report 

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security

Project for Excellence in Journalism
·         Navigating News Online 

·         Opportunities for Alternative Fuels Production (testimony) 
·         Transitioning to Afghan-Led Counterinsurgency (testimony) 

Russian and Eurasian Security Network

Security Council Report

Small Wars Journal
·         Computer Aided Democracy (CAD) 
·         The End State 
·         The Nature of War Theory 

Stimson Center

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
·         Cyber Infrastructure Protection 

Terrorism Research Initiative
o    Conducting Field Research on Terrorism: a Brief Primer
o    Towards Global Jihadism: Al-Qaeda's Strategic, Ideological and Structural Adaptations since 9/11
o    Pass Em’ Right: Assessing the Threat of WMD Terrorism from America’s Christian Patriots
o    Addressing Root Causes – the Example of Bruno Kreisky and Austria’s Confrontation with Middle Eastern Terrorism

Transnational Institute

United Nations
·         Children and Armed Conflict

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs occupied Palestinian Territory

United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

United Nations Secretary General

U.S.- China Economic and Security Review Commission
·         China’s Internal Dilemmas [hearing transcript] 

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Eye on Afghanistan-Pakistan 

·         Ethiopia - Complex Emergency [latest update]
·         Haiti - Earthquake and Cholera [latest update] 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Checkbook Jihad 
·         A Political Vision for Israel 
·         Turkey's Threshold 


White House Homeland Security

Young Foundation