Monday, July 11, 2011

Friday's Miscellany 07-08-2011

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Air University Library
·         Nuclear Weapons 2010 bibliography 
·         Strategy bibliography 

American Enterprise Institute Critical Threats
·         Yemen Crisis Situation Report [latest update]     

American Foreign Policy Council
·         World Almanac of Islamism 

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Asymmetric Threat
·         But Are We Safer? 

·         Iraq Index: Tracking Reconstruction and Security in Post-Saddam Iraq [updated June 30, 2011] 

Canada National Defence and the Canadian Forces
o    Where Ethics and Legality Collide
o    Human Research Ethics Considerations: A Precursor for Ethically Implanting Advanced Technologies into NATO Military Operations
o    The Requirements of Success: NATO’s Force Structure and the New Strategic Concept
o    The New Russian-European Condominium: Re-evaluating Canada’s Defence Commitments to Europe
o    Why Canadian Airmen Are Not Commanding
o    The Evolution of Canadian Forces Staff Education, and Operating in a Post-Cold War World
o    Replacing the Canadian Manned Fighter Capability
o    Developing a Sustainable Security Force
o    Rescuing Search and Rescue

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for American Progress

Center for Complex Operations /National Defense University Press

Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS)
·         Homeland Security Affairs Journal 

Center for Security Policy

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Center for the Study of Intelligence
·         Studies in Intelligence, v. 55, no. 2, June 2011 
o    Cultural Topography: A New Research Tool for Intelligence Analysis
o    Improving Policymaker Understanding of Intelligence: An Educated Consumer Is Our Best Customer
o    The Pursuit of Intelligence History: Methods, Sources, and Trajectories in the United Kingdom
o    The Evolution of US Army HUMINT: Intelligence Operations in the Korean War

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Hearings 
o    Time to Pause the Reset? Defending U.S. Interests in the Face of Russian Aggression (July 7)
o    Assessing the Consequences of the Failed States of Somalia (July 7)
o    Massacre at Camp Ashraf: Implications for U.S. Policy (July 7)

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Consortium for Strategic Communication

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         No Pause in Greek Debt Drama 
·         Syrian Regime's Unsteady Hand 
·         Trends in U.S. Military Spending 

Defence Research and Development Centre (DRDC)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General

European Policy Centre

Foreign Policy
·         Bad Times in Belarus 
·         For the Love of Money 
·         From Khartoum to Juba 
·         The Hard Man of Damascus 
·         Houston, We Have a Problem 
·         Once More to Tahrir 
·         The People's Republic of Rumors 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Reflections on the Arab Spring 

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

Global Asia

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Center

Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)
·         The Evolving Threat of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb [Strategic Forum # 268] 

Institute for Security Studies
o    Regional and Security Analysis: Lord’s Resistance Army
·         South Africa Crime Quarterly, June 2011, no. 36 
o    To Protect and Serve, Restoring Public Confidence in the SAPS
o    Beyond Section 49, Control of the use of lethal force
o    The Practice of Crime Prevention, Design Principles for More Effective Security Governance
o    Antisocial Personalities, Measuring Prevalence Among Offenders in South Africa
o    On the Record: Interview with Francois Beukman, Executive Director of the Independent Complaints Directorate

Institute for the Study of War
·         Afghanistan - Order of Battle [updated July 2011]
·         Afghanistan in 2011 & Beyond: Counterinsurgency, Transition and Drawdown [video]
·         Iraq - Order of Battle [updated July 2011] 
·         Libya Conflict: Situation Update 

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Relations and Security Network
·         The Art of War 
·         A Farewell to the Aegean 
·         Russia Watches the Arab Spring 
·         The Shadow of Cyber Regulation 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, July 1, 2011, v. 11, no. 12 
o    Mixing Marxism and Capitalism: CCP Celebrates its 90th Birthday
o    Taiwan Espionage Cases Highlight Changes in Chinese Intelligence Operations
o    Chinese Perceptions of U.S. Engagement in the South China Sea
o    Balancer-in-Chief: China Assumes SCO Chair
·         Terrorism Monitor, July 7, 2011, v. 9, no. 27 

o    Confrontation Looms as PKK Ceasefire Fails to Stop Turkish Security Operations
o    Al-Qaeda's Egyptian Ideologues Planning Caliphate's Return to Egypt
o    Regime Loyalists Fight On as Opposition Prepares for a Post-Qaddafi Libya
Lowy Institute

McGeorge School of Law/Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism
o    Law Enforcement as a Counterterrorism Tool
o    The Publication of National Security Information in the Digital Age
o    United States v. Klein: Judging Its Clarity and Application
o    Why Klein (Still) Matters: Congressional Deception and the War on Terrorism
o    Constitutional Pathology, the War on Terror, and United States v. Klein
o    Spies Without Borders: International Law and Intelligence Collection
o    The Case of Colonel Abel
o    Burn After Viewing: The CIA’s Destruction of the Abu Zubaydah Tapes and the Law of Federal Records
o    WikiLeaks, the Proposed SHIELD Act, and the First Amendment

Military Intelligence Corps Association (MICA)
·         The Vanguard, May 2011 
o    Training for and Establishing BCT MI Company (MICO) Support to Combat Operations
o    Strategic Significance of Djibouti
o    Iran: The Road to Hegemony
o    Effects of the Darfur Conflict

National Academies Press

National Defense University
·         Joint Force Quarterly (JFQ), July 2011, no. 62 
o    Chairman's Conference on Military Professionalism: An Overview
o    Identity in the Profession of Arms
o    Who Is a Member of the Military Profession?
o    The Enlisted Force and Profession of Arms
o    Keeping Integrity
o    Professional Disagreement and Policy
o    A New Way of Understanding (Military) Professionalism
o    Know Yourself Before the Enemy: Military Professionalism's Civil Foundation
o    The Strategist as Hero
o    A Diplomat's Philosophy
o    Planning Is Everything
o    On Military Theory
o    Establishing a Framework for Intelligence Education and Training
o    Building a Security Force That Won't Leave
o    A Road Map for Beating Latin America's Transnational Criminal Organizations
o    America's Endangered Arsenal of Democracy
o    Logistics Planning and Collaboration in Complex Relief Operations
o    Junior Leader PME in the PLA: Implications for the Future
o    Matrix of Nonlinearity: Minimum Deterrence, Missile Defenses, and Nuclear Arms Reductions
o    The Arctic: A New Partnership Paradigm or the Next "Cold War"?
o    Scalable Energy Networks to Promote Energy Security
o    Securing Aerial Approaches to Joint Airfields
o    Joint Terminology: At the Heart of Doctrine
·         Understanding War in Afghanistan 

New America Foundation

·         Resources for Peace 

·         Journal of International Peace Operations, July-August 2011, v. 7, no. 1 
o    The Menace of Strangeness
o    Strategic Trends, Dilemmas, and Developments in Global Peace Operations
o    America and UN Peacekeeping
o    Improving Humanitarian Response to Major Natural Disasters
o    Service Versus Profit
o    Tension and Unrest in Burkina Faso
o    Tools of the Trade: Air Transport
o    Social and Political Structures in Pakistan
o    Feature - Pakistan
o    Getting Pakistan to Act against Militant Sanctuaries

Peterson Institute for International Economics

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         Portugal and the Craving for Sovereign Funds [Viewpoints #65] 


Research Centre for East European Studies

Secretary of Defense/Joint Staff Freedom of Information Reading Rooms

Security Council Report

Small Wars Journal

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
·         The New Aztecs: Ritual and Restraints in Contemporary Western Military Operations                 

US Courts
·         Wiretap Report 2010 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         For the Love of Money  
·         Turkey's 'First Christian' 

White House
·         Prior years