Sunday, August 21, 2011

Friday's Miscellany 08-19-2011

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

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

American Security Project
·         America's Energy Choices 

Army War College
·         Parameters, Spring 2011, v. 41, no. 1 
o    Twenty Years After the Cold War: A Strategic Survey
o    The Regularity of Irregular Warfare
o    Assumptions and Grand Strategy
o    Asymmetric Strategies as Strategies of the Strong
o    Just Add Women and Stir?
o    A Critical But Missing Piece: Educating Our Professional Military on the History of Islam
o    The General Stanley McChrystal Affair: A Case Study in Civil-Military Relations
o    Tackling Threat Finance: A Labor for Hercules or Sisyphus?
o    On "Time for a Strategic and Intellectual Pause in Afghanistan"
o    Terrorism
o    The Piracy "Threat" in Perspective

Asian Development Bank Institute

Asian Institute for Policy Studies

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Asymmetric Threat

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)


Center for Global Development

Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS)
·         Homeland Security Affairs Journal, 2011, v. 7 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Freeman Report July-August 2011 - Vol.11, No.7-8 [South China Sea] 

Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Cranking up Pressure on Syria 
·         Stabilizing Karachi
·         Will Assad Bow to Allied Pressure? 

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)

Department of State
·         Country Reports on Terrorism 2010 

East-West Center

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Angola Country Analysis Brief 

Feinstein International Center

Foreign Policy
·         Blood Sport 
·         Life After Debt 
·         Planning for Libya 2.0
·         Revolution Road: 20 Years After the Fall [USSR] 
·         Russia's Big Backyard 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)

International Crisis Group
·         Nepal: From Two Armies to One 

International Federation for Human Rights

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

International Relations and Security Network
·         Latin America's Security Dilemma 

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, August 19, 2011, v. 9, no. 33 
o    Iraq’s Kata’ib Hezbollah Threaten Kuwaiti Port-Builders
o    Iran Uses Cross-Border Incursions to Pressure Iraqi Kurds to End PJAK Insurgency
o    Uyghur Unrest in Xinjiang Shakes Sino-Pakistani Relations

Joint Air Power Competence Centre
·         NATO Air and Space Power in Counter-IED Operations: A Primer – Second Edition    

Laboratory for Computational Cultural Dynamics (LCCD)
Lowy Institute for International Policy

Middle East Institute


National Academies Press

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

National Security Archive

Nordic Africa Institute

Oceanographer of the Navy

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         Cape Verde's Presidential Elections: Time for Round Two [Viewpoints 73] 

Princeton University

·         The 2008 Battle of Sadr City 
·         Afghan Peace Talks: A Primer 

Small Wars Journal
·         Why So Much Anger? 

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Thomas Edison State College
·         International Leadership Journal, Winter 2011, v. 3, no. 1
o    General Employee Satisfaction, Corporate Entrepreneurship, and Growth of Companies: An Empirical Study in Slovenia
o    Entry-Level Competencies Needed for Global Leaders
o    A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Business Ethics Study with Respondents from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, and the United States
o    A Comparison of Traditional Instructional Methods and Accelerated Learning Methods in Leadership Education
o    China and the West: Cultural Contexts in Leadership


·         Haiti - Earthquake and Cholera [latest update] 
·         Horn of Africa - Drought [latest update] 

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy