Sunday, September 18, 2011

Friday's Miscellany 09-16-2011

Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)

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

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank Institute

Atlantic Council
·         Pursuing Cyber Statecraft 

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
·         Iraq: What Happens Next? 

James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
·         Shale Gas and U.S. National Security     

Brookings Institute

Center for American Progress

Center for Contemporary Conflict (CCC)
·         Strategic Insights, Summer 2011, v. 10, no. 2
o    Weapons of Mass Effect
o    ETA Before and After the Carrero Assassination
o    PFLP and its Offshoots
o    Assassination by Remotely Piloted Vehicle
o    Governance in Pakistan's FATA
o    The Legacy of bin Laden and National Security
o    Why the Death of Osama bin Laden has made the United States Safer
o    Don’t Celebrate Just Yet

Center for Global Development

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Comparative Connections v.13 n.2 

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Hearings 
o    Has Mérida Evolved? Part One: The Evolution of Drug Cartels and the Threat to Mexico's Governance [September 13, 2011]
o    Promoting Peace? Reexamining U.S. Aid to the Palestinian Authority, Part II [September 14, 2011]
o    U.S.-India Counterterrorism Cooperation: Deepening the Partnership [September 14, 2011]

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight and Government Reform

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Department of State

Dudley Knox Library
·         Sea Mines & Countermeasures: A Bibliography [updated July 2011]

European Policy Centre

Fordham Institute

Foreign Policy
·         The Land of Gas and Honey 
·         Punitive Measures 

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Heritage Foundation

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Intelligence and National Security Alliance

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR)

International Crisis Group

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Relations and Security Network
·         Trade Agenda for the Arab Spring 

Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI)
·         Pakistan: A Victim of Terrorism
o    v. 1 
o    v. 2 
o    v. 3 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, September 16, 2011, v. 11, no. 17 
o    Local Elections Open for All but the Independent Candidates
o    The 610 Office: Policing the Chinese Spirit
o    China Leaps Back into the Canadian Energy Sector
o    Destination Unknown: Investment in China’s “Go Out” Policy
·         Terrorism Monitor, September 16, 2011, v. 9, no. 35 
o    Shiite Proselytizing in Northeastern Syria Will Destabilize a Post-
o    Assad Syria
o    Pakistan Seeks Administrative Solution to Terrorism On The Northwest Frontier
o    What The Tuareg Do After The Fall Of Qaddafi Will Determine The Security Future Of The Sahel

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Project on Middle East Political Science



Small Wars Journal
·         Ditching Career Centric COIN 
·         Immortal Insurgencies 
·         The Strategic Knucklehead 

Stimson Center

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDR)
UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC)
·         Economic Effects of Significant U.S. Import Restraints (7th Update)  

·         Horn of Africa - Drought [latest update] 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Hanging by a Thread [Egypt-Israel relations] 

White House
·         Strengthening Our Security by Adhering to Our Values and Laws – remarks by John O. Brennan