Monday, August 15, 2011

Friday Miscellany 08-12-2011

Afghanistan Analysts Network
·         How to Read the Presidential Ruling [ruling no. 3607] 

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

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

Amnesty International

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council
·         On Cyber Peace  

Australian Defence College
·         Australian Defence Force Journal, July/August 2011, no. 185
o    Load Carriage and its Force Impact
o    The Fairy Tale of the Panzers in Greece, April 1941
o    The Argument for an ‘Indirect’ Expeditionary Warfare Concept
o    Counterinsurgency Efforts in Iraq and the Wider Causes of Pacification
o    Nuclear Energy in Australia
o    Climate Change and the ADF
o    Employer Support for Reserves: Some International Comparisons of Reserve Capabilities
o    Left Behind but Not Left Out? Perceptions of Support for Family Members of Deployed Reservists

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

·         Think Before You Cut 

Bureau of Investigative Journalism

California Department of Justice
·         Hate Crime in California 2010 

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)
·         Fertilizing the Arab Spring 

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
·         Elite Forces in Afghanistan 

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         CIP Report - August 2011 - Interdependencies 

Center for Naval Analysis (CNA)

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

CIGI’s Security Sector Governance Project

Chatham House

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Al-Shabaab 
·         Crisis in the Congo 
·         Cybertheft and the U.S. Economy 
·         New Meaning for "Peace" in Darfur 
·         Next Steps for Pakistan Strategy 

Defence Research and Development Canada

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)

Department of Energy (DOE)

Department of Homeland Security

Department of the Air Force
·         Legal Reviews of Weapons and Cyber Capabilities (AFI 51-402) 

Department of the Navy

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         OPEC Revenues Fact Sheet 

Foreign Policy
·         The Euro and the Scalpel 
·         The Future is Now 
·         Huge in Asia 
·         Surreal Politik 
·         Think Again: War 
·         Think Before You Cut 
·         Three Cheers for Decline 

Foundation for Strategic Research

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)
·         Journal of Politics in Latin America, 2011, v. 3, no. 2 
o    Modeling Electoral Coordination: Voters, Parties and Legislative Lists in Uruguay
o    Democracy Against Parties? Party System Deinstitutionalization in Colombia
o    Institutional Trust and Congressional Autonomy in Latin America: Expectations, Performance, and Confidence in Peru’s Legislature
o    Ruling Against the Executive in Amparo Cases: Evidence from the Peruvian Constitutional Tribunal
o    Political Appointments and Coalition Management in Brazil, 2007-2010

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         "Anticipating and Meeting Accountability Challenges in a Dynamic Environment," by Gene L. Dodaro, comptroller general of the United States, before the annual meeting of the American Accounting Association, in Denver Colorado.  GAO-11-900CG, August 8, 2011

Henley Putnam University
·         Journal of Strategic Security, Summer 2011, v. 4, no. 2 
o    China's Use of Cyber Warfare: Espionage Meets Strategic Deterrence
o    Modeling Human Behavior to Anticipate Insider Attacks
o    Revisiting the Estonian Cyber Attacks: Digital Threats and Multinational Responses
o    The Science of Mission Assurance
o    Between Hype and Understatement: Reassessing Cyber Risks as a Security Strategy
o    A Relationship on the Rocks: Industry-Government Partnership for Cyber Defense

Heritage Foundation

Homeland Security & Defense Business Council

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for the Understanding of War
·         Afghanistan - Order of Battle [updated August 2011] 
·         Iraq - Order of Battle [updated August 2011]
·         Libya Conflict: Situation Update 

Institute for 21st Century Energy/US Chamber of Commerce

International Crisis Group

International Energy Agency (IEA)
·         IEA Monthly Electricity Survey 
·         IEA Monthly Natural Gas Survey 
·         IEA Monthly Oil Survey 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Capital Regulation and Tail Risk 
·         Mexico: Selected Issues 

International Relations and Security Network
·         The Last Moroccan King? 

Information Sharing Environment (ISE)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, August 12, 2011, v. 11, no. 15 
o    Troubled Railway Ministry Casts Doubt on Beijing’s Commitment to Reform
o    China’s Uranium Quest Part I: Domestic Shortages Fuel Global Ambition
o    A Swan Song in Sudan and Libya for China's "Non-Interference" Principle
o    China or the SCO: Who Will Supervise Afghanistan?

McKinsey Global Institute

Middle East Institute

National Academies Press

National Conference of State Legislatures

National Gang Center

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

National Science and Technology Council

National Security Archive
·         The Berlin Wall, 50 Years Ago 

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Naval War College
·         Naval War College Review, Winter 2011, v. 64, no. 4
o    The Future of Aircraft Carriers
o    Sea Basing: Concept, Issues, and Recommendations
o    Three Disputes and Three Objectives: China and the South China Sea
o    Progressing Maritime Security Cooperation in the Indian Ocean
o    Why Operations Assessments Fail: It's Not Just the Metrics
o    Operations Assessment in Afghanistan Is Broken: What Is to Be Done?
o    Dewey at Manila Bay: Lessons in Operational Art and Operational Leadership from America's First Fleet Admiral
o    Rising China's Forgotten Father

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Center (NOREF)

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

Pew Internet & American Life Project

Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         Who Wants to Play the Russian Roulette in Guinea-Bissau? [Viewpoints 71]

Small Wars Journal
·         Al Qaeda's Seapower Strategy 
·         Unity of Effort? Or, Command? 

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
·         Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland Report [Nigeria]   

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDR)

·         Horn of Africa - Drought [latest update] 
·         Libya - Complex Emergency - Disaster Assistance at a Glance [latest update]    
·         South Sudan Complex Emergency [lateset update] 

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Turkish-Syrian Ties Worsen 
·         Working Model of the Syrian Opposition [August 2011 chart] 

White House