Sunday, July 17, 2011

Friday's Miscellany 07-15-2011

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

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

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council
·         EUCOM’s Future Force Structure  

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         The Future of Oil in Mexico

Bipartisan Policy Center
·         Debt Limit Analysis 


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Al-Qaida’s Uncertain Future 
·         Pakistan after Bin Laden 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Al Shabaab 

Center for Strategic Research

Centre for Eastern Studies

Chatham House

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee
·         Military Voting 

Congress. House. Energy and Commerce Committee

Congress. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Hearings 
o    Promoting Peace? Reexamining U.S. Aid to the Palestinian Authority [July 12]
o    Ros-Lehtinen to Host Reina Loina Tamayo for Congressional Briefing on Human Rights in Cuba [July 12]

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Monthly Budget Review 

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Defense Acquisition University (DAU)
·         Defense Acquisition Research Journal, July 2011,v. 18, no. 3 (issue 59)
o    Cost Implications of Design/Build Concurrency
o    Challenges to Innovation in the Government in the Government Space
o    Cost Growth in Major Defense Acquisition: Is There a Problem? Is There a Solution?
o    Creating and Sustaining an Effective Government–Defense Industry Partnership
o    Movi Latist: A Performance Support Tool for Integration Technologies into Defense Acquisition University Learning Assets

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)

Department of Energy (DOE) Inspector General

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General

Department of the Army
·         Army Modernization Plan 2012 

East-West Center

European Policy Centre

Foreign Policy
·         Can Mexico Fix Its Image Problem? 
·         Send the Hill to Hogwarts 

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

Homeland Security and Defense Business Council

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)
·         Countering the Lord’s Resistance Army in Central Africa [Strategic Forum # 270]    

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Order of Battle (updated July 2011) 
·         Libya Conflict: Situation Update [Weekly Recap]

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Relations and Security

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, July 15, 2011, v. 11, no. 13 
o    Local Debt Problems Highlight Weak Links in China’s Economic Model
o    Assessing the Grade Structure for China’s Aircraft Carriers: Part 1
o    Implications of China’s Economic Penetration of North Korea
o    Cloud Computing Zone Tests "Chongqing Model"
·         Terrorism Monitor, July 14, 2011, v. 9, no. 28 
o    Al-Qaeda Uses Pakistani Intelligence Course to Train International Operatives
o    Pakistan's Jamaat-ud-Dawa Steps Up Campaign of Anti-American Rhetoric
o    From Islamic Emirate to Nationalist Insurgency: Reckoning with Afghanistan's Taliban Irreconcilables

Lowy Institute

National Academies Press

National Commission on Energy Policy

National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Security Archive

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)
·         Peace & Stability Operations Journal Online, July 2011, v. 1, no. 4 
o    Thinking Strategically About Building Capacity
o    Building Intellectual Capacity in Partner Defense Forces
o    Strategic Imperative for Host Country Economic Capacity Building: “Unity of Understanding”
o    Developing Host Nation Law Enforcement Capacity for Security Transition
o    Military Support to Civilian Capacity Building: Human Resource Development Efforts by the Japanese Contingents in East Timor
o    Supporting the Rule of Law In Fragile States: Prison Medicine
o    Negative Health Impacts Related to Conflict: Identifying Key Areas for USG Engagement
o    Capacity Building in Korea—A Success Story

Pew Global Attitudes Project

Pew Hispanic Center

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security


Small Wars Journal
·         Molding Perceptions: A Response 
·         Narco-Armor in Mexico 

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
·         Russia in the Arctic 

UK Home Office

UK Security Service

UN Assistance Mission for Afghanistan (UNAMA)

UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

·         Haiti - Earthquake and Cholera [latest update]    
·         Horn of Africa - Drought [latest update] 
·         Yemen - Complex Emergency - Disaster Assistance at a Glance [latest update]    

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Eye on the Two Sudans 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         What If Turkey Invaded Syria?