Sunday, August 28, 2011

Friday's Miscellany 08-26-2011

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

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

Amnesty International

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Air Force Space Command
·         High Frontier, 2011, v. 7, no. 4 
o    Enduring Issues: The Space Commission 10 Years Later
o    The Space Commission: 10 Years Later - Still a Work in Progress
o    Reconsidering the Space Commission 10 Years Later
o    The Space Commission: 10 Years Later, But Not Quite 10 Years Closer
o    Leading into the Future: Creating the Cadre of Space Professionals Getting There From Here: Realizing the Space Commission’s Vision: 10 Years Later
o    The Space Commission Recommendations in Retrospect: Four Key Lessons
o    Space Professional Development—10 Years After the Space Commission: Managing Our Most Important Assets
o    Space Professional Continuing Education: One of Three Pillars
o    The Space Commission - Impacts on Policy and Professional Development
o    Escaping the Space Acquisition Death Spiral, Part One of a Three Part Series

Army Corps of Engineers
·         Engineer: Professional Bulletin of Army Engineers, May-August 2011, v. 40
o    The Strategy of Mapping
o    JTF Rugged: Maximizing Efficiency as the Theater Engineer
o    Brigade in Iraq
o    USACE Helps Pakistan Recover From Monsoon Season
o    Forming the Company Intelligence Support Team

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         After September Comes October  

·         Al Qaeda’s New Sinai Front 
·         The Nexus and the Olive Tree 
·         Role Reversal in Global Finance 

Center for American Progress

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
·         Constructive Powers Initiative: Managing Regional and Global Security [conference proceedings] 
·         Toward a Post-2015 Development Paradigm [conference proceedings] 

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, August 2011, v. 4, no. 8
o    AQAP’s ‘Great Expectations’ for the Future
o    The Revival of Shi`a Militancy in Iraq
o    Al-Qa`ida’s Confused Messaging on Libya
o    Germany Increasingly a Center for Terrorism in Europe
o    Islamic Activism in Europe: The Role of Converts
o    The Rise of Salafists in Tunisia After the Fall of Ben Ali
o    Recent Highlights in Terrorist Activity

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Global Natural Gas Potential 
·         Reviving U.S. Economic Leadership 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         JP 3-0, Joint Operations     
·         JP 5-0, Joint Operation Planning  

Department of the Army
        ·         Army Social Media Handbook 2011

Disaster Research Center


Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Country Analysis Brief - Nigeria 
·         Country Analysis Brief - Syria 

Foreign Policy
·         Assad's Cartoonish Crackdown 
·         The Baghdad Syndrome 
·         Pregnant in Putin's Russia 
·         Ready for Day One [Libyan Postwar Planners] 

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)
Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)

Institute for the Study of War

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Relations and Security Network
·         The ECB – An Incompetent Cult? 

Laboratory for Computational Cultural Dynamics (LCCD)

National Bureau of Asian Research

National Conference of State Legislatures

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
·         The United States in the World Economy [speech by C. Fred Bergsten] 

Pew Global Attitudes Project


Small Wars Journal
·         The Natural Law of Strategy 

Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transportation Research Board (TRB)

UN Institute for Disarmament Research
·         Disarmament Forum, 2011, no. 2 
o    Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones
o    Peeling the Orange: Regional Paths to a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World
o    The Treaty of Pelindaba: Towards the Full Implementation of the African NWFZ Treaty
o    The Arctic: Top of the World to be Nuclear-Weapon-Free
o    Possible Elements of an NWFZ in the Middle East
o    The Role of Civil Society in Promoting a WMDFZ in the Middle East

·         Horn of Africa - Drought [latest update] 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy