Monday, September 12, 2011

Friday's Miscellany 09-09-2011

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

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

American Security Project (ASP)

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank Institute

Atlantic Council

AUSA Institute of Land Warfare

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

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

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

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
·         Ten Years After 9/11—A World of Change [interactive video]

Center for American Progress
·         10th Anniversary of 9/11 

Center for Global Development

Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHR&GJ)

Center for International Peace Operations

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         10th Anniversary of 9/11 

Center for Security Policy

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Beyond New START  
·         Confronting an Uncertain Threat  
·         Cyber Events Since 2006 

Center for Technology and National Security Policy

Center on Law and Security

Centre for Military and Strategic Studies
·         Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, Spring 2011, v. 13, no. 3 
o    The Canadian Intelligence Community After 9/11
o    Canada and the Future of NATO
o    Military Responses and Capabilities in Canada’s Domestic Context Post 9/11
o    Terrorism in Canada
o    Canada's Warlord: Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden's Leadership during the Great War
o    Facing the Future: Canada’s Environmental Security Challenges in the 21st Century
o    A Race to the Top: Oil & Gas Exploration in the Canadian Arctic
o    Intervening for Peace? Dilemma’s of Liberal Internationalism and Democratic Reconstruction in Afghanistan
o    Sailing with the Sea Shepherds

Century Foundation

Chatham House


Col. Arthur D. Simons Center
·         Interagency Bibliography 
·         Interagency Journal, Summer 2011, v, 2, no. 2 
o    A Ticking Time Bomb
o    Swords and Plowshares: DoD and USAID on the Battlefield
o    Building Interagency Capabilities at U.S. Africa Command
o    Where are the JIACGs today?
o    Mechanics of Governance Approach to Capacity Development
o    A Legacy of Vietnam: Lessons from CORDS
o    A Civilian’s Guide to Military Planning
o    Interview with the Honorable Ronald E. Neumann, former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Hearings 
o    USAID's Long-Term Strategy for Addressing East African Emergencies [Sept 8. 2011]

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Government Affairs

Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Lost U.S. Opportunities After 9/11  

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
·         Develop a Radiation Response Plan 


Eurasia Group
·         China’s Great Rebalancing Act  

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Foreign Policy
·         A Decade of Resolve 
·         From Revolution to War 
·         Reading Shakespeare in Kandahar 
·         What War Looks Like 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         9/11 And U.S.-China Relations 
·         America Ten Years After 9-11 
·         Notes on Teaching 9/11 

Geneva Declaration

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Henley Putnam University
·         Journal of Strategic Security, Fall 2011, v. 4, no. 3
o    Hizbollah-Syrian Intelligence Affairs: A Marriage of Convenience
o    Extraordinary Rendition and U.S. Counterterrorism Policy
o    Mitigating the Exploitation of U.S. Borders by Jihadists and Criminal Organizations
o    Buy Off and Buy In: Flipping the FARC
o    The Rising: Ireland: Easter 1916
o    Guerrilla Warfare in the Irish War of Independence, 1919-1921
o    Terrorism and Homeland Security: Perspectives, Thoughts, and Opinions
o    Area 51: An Uncensored History of America’s Top Secret Military Base

Heritage Foundation

Homeland Security & Defense Business Council
·         Homeland Security Before 9/11 

Homeland Security Policy Institute (HSPI)

Human Rights Commission of Pakistan
·         State of Human Rights in 2010 

Human Rights Watch

·         Common Defense Quarterly, Fall 2011 
o    In the Search for Rebalancing the Relationship of the Collective Security
o    The National Security Importance of the Arctic Will Change Even if the Climate Doesn’t
o    Interview with HE Jonas Hafström, Swedish Ambassador to the United States
o    The Work of the British Defence Committee of the House of Commons
o    Leveraging New Platforms During the Strategic Transition: Avoiding “Penny Wise and Pound Foolish” Acquisition Approaches
o    Interview with HE Jorge Dezcallar, Spanish Ambassador to the United States
o    For US Defense Companies to be Globally Competitive, New Approach Needed
o    USASATMO: Meeting Foreign Training Needs
o    Interview with Phillip J. Bond, President, TechAmerica
o    The Peace Corps: A 21st Century Smart Power Program
o    Do we have a BMD Plan?
o    Teaching Anti-Terrorism and Anti-Piracy

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
·         The Arctic as a Global Common  
·         Challenges Before Noda Yoshihiko  

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)

Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA)

Inter-American Dialogue

Interdisciplinary Analysts/Nepal Madhes Foundation/Small Arms Survey/Saferworld
·         Armed Violence in the Terai 

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

International Crisis Group
·         Keeping Haiti Safe: Police Reform   

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

International Relations and Security Network
·         Rethinking the Peace Dividend
·         Sanctions Stepped Up on Syria 

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, September 9, 2011, v. 9, no. 34 
o    Pakistan’s Military Urges Tribal Uprising against Militants in North Waziristan
o    The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and the Future of the Peace Process in the Southern Philippines
o    Jihadists in Syria: Myth or Reality?

Lowy Institute for Public Policy
·         Obama’s Alliances  
·         Talib or Taliban?   

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - People's Republic of China
·         China's Peaceful Development [white paper] 

National Academies Press

National Security Archive

National Defense University Press
·         Prism, 2011, v. 2, no. 4 
o    Transforming the Conflict in Afghanistan
o    State-building: Job Creation, Investment Promotion, and the Provision of Basic Services
o    Operationalizing Anticipatory Governance
o    Colombia: Updating the Mission?
o    Reflections on the Human Terrain System During the First 4 Years
o    Patronage versus Professionalism in New Security Institutions
o    Regional Engagement in Africa: Closing the Gap Between Strategic Ends and Ways
o    NATO Countering the Hybrid Threat
o    COIN in Peace-building: Case Study of the 2009 Malakand Operation
o    The Premature Debate on CERP Effectiveness
o    An Interview with Richard B. Myers

NATO Defense College

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

New America Foundation

New York Times
·         The 9/11 Tapes: The Story in the Air [selection of 9/11 audio recordings] 

Partnership for Public Service

Pew Global Attitudes Project

Pew Internet & American Life Project

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press


Policy Exchange

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         IPRIS Maghreb Bulletin 11 
o    Promoting the "Good Islam": The Regime and Sufi-Brotherhoods in Algeria
o    Unauthorized Migration: Another Agreement between Italy and Tunisia?
o    The Clay 'Tiger': Tunisia and the End of the 'Bread' Economic Model
o    France and the Libyan Intervention

Project 2049 Institute
·         Asian Alliances in the 21st Century  

·         From Insurgency to Stability

Refugees International

Rutgers Law Review

Small Wars Journal
·         Ditching Career Centric COIN 

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)/ Dept of State Inspector General

START: National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism

Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)

Terrorism Research Initiative
·         Perspectives on Terrorism, 2011, v. 5, no. 3-4 
o    Terrorism and Political Violence in Africa: Contemporary Trends in a Shifting Terrain
o    Terrorism in Liberation Struggles: Interrogating the Engagement Tactics of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta
o    'Forcing the Horse to Drink or Making it Realise its Thirst’? Understanding the Enactment of Anti-Terrorism Legislation (ATL) in Nigeria
o    Opportunity Costs or Costly Opportunities? The Arab Spring, Osama Bin Laden, and Al-Qaeda’s African Affiliates
o    Al-Qaeda’s Influence in Sub-Saharan Africa: Myths, Realities and Possibilities
o    From Theory to Practice: Exploring the Organised Crime-Terror Nexus in Sub-Saharan Africa
o    The Paradox of Terrorism, Armed Conflict and Natural Resources in Africa: an Analysis of Cabinda in Angola

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

TRAC Immigration

United Kingdom House of Commons
·         Report of the Baha Mouse Inquiry [British abuse of detainees in Iraq]
o    v. 1 
o    v. 2    
o    v. 3   

UK Parliament, House of Commons Defense Committee
·         Strategic Defense and Security Review and the National Security Strategy
o    Volume I 
o    Volume II  

United Nations Secretary General

United Nations University
·         WorldRiskReport 2011 

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

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Hanging by a Thread  
·         It's the Ideology, Stupid    

White House
·         Serve and Remember [9-11 reflections] 

World Economic Forum

World Public