Friday, December 30, 2011

2011 Naval Postgraduate School Faculty Publications

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) has a robust and world renowned pool of faculty and alumni who do research in a wide variety of areas.  i thought some of you might be interested in a selection of our 2011 publications.

Alperen, Martin J. Foundations of Homeland Security: Law and Policy. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, c2011.
ISBN: 9780470596982

Arquilla, John. Insurgents, Raiders, and Bandits: How Masters of Irregular Warfare Have Shaped Our World. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2011. ISBN: 9781566638326

Arquilla, John. Paradoxes of the Afghan Netwar. Monterey, California : Information Operations Center,  2011.

Augier, Mie and James G. March. The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools after the Second World War. Stanford, CA: Stanford Business Books, [2011], ©2011. ISBN 9780804776165

Barma, Naazneen, Kai Kaiser, Tuan Minh Le, Lorena Viñuela. Rents to Riches? The Political Economy of Natural-Resource-Led Development. World Bank, 2011. ISBN 9780821384800 [e-version]

Brister, Paul, William H. Natter, III and Robert R. Tomes. Hybrid Warfare and Transnational Threats: Perspectives for an Era of Persistent Conflict. New York, NY : Council for Emerging National Security. ISBN: 9780972385855

Bruneau, Thomas C. Patriots for Profit: Contractors and the Military in U.S. National Security. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press,  [2011], ©2011. ISBN: 9780804775489

Bruneau, Thomas, Lucía Dammert, and Elizabeth Skinner. (eds.) Maras: Gang Violence and Security in Central America. Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2011.  ISBN: 9780292728608

Chang, Chih-Pei, Yihui Ding, Ngar-Cheung Lau, Richard H. Johnson, Bing Wang and Tetsuzo Yasunari. The Global Monsoon System: Research and Forecast. 2nd ed. International Workshop on Monsoons (4th : 2008 : Beijing, China). Singapore : Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, 2011. ISBN: 9789814343404

Freeman, Michael and Hy Rothstein (eds.) Gangs and Guerrillas: Ideas from Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism. Monterey, California : Naval Postgraduate School, Department of Defense Analysis ; 2011. 

Johnson, Loch K. and James J. Wirtz. Intelligence: The Secret World of Spies: An Anthology. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780199733675

Lewis, Ted G. Bak’s Sand Pile: Strategies for a Catastrophic World. Williams, CA : AGILE Press, c2011.
ISBN 9780983074502

Miller, Alice Lyman and Richard Wich. Becoming Asia: Change and Continuity in Asian International Relations Since World War II.  Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780804771504

Moltz, James Clay. Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks. New York : Columbia University Press, c2011. ISBN: 9780231156882

Moltz, James Clay. The Politics of Space Security: Strategic Restraint and the Pursuit of National Interests. 2nd ed. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2011, ©2011. ISBN: 9780804778589

Morag, Nadav. Comparative Homeland Security: Global Lessons. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2011.
ISBN: 9780470497142

Russell, James A. Innovation, Transformation and War: Counterinsurgency Operations in Anbar and Ninewa Provinces, Iraq, 2005-2007. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Security Studies, c2011. ISBN: 9780804773096

Shemella, Paul (ed.) Fighting Back: What Governments Can Do About Terrorism. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780804777070

Simons, Anna, Joe McGraw, and Duane Lauchengco (eds.)  The Sovereignty Solution: A Commonsense Approach to Global Security. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, c2011. ISBN  9781612510507 

Strindberg, Anders and Mats Wärn. Islamism: Religion, Radicalization, and Resistance. Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2011. ISBN 9780745640617

Tindall, James A. Water Security: Conflicts, Threats, Policies. Denver, CO : DTP Publishing, 2011. Denver, CO : DTP Publishing, 2011. ISBN  9780981703701 

Williams, Pharis E. The Dynamic Theory: A New View of Space-Time-Matter. Charleston, SC : Williams Research, 2011. ISBN  9780615447117 

Williams, Pharis E. Physics: Against the Odds. Charleston, SC : Williams Research, 2011. ISBN  9780615267227 

Wong, Carolyn, Louis R. Moore, Elvira N. Loredo, Aimee Bower, Brian Pascuzzi, Keenan D. Yoho.  Army Tactical Wheeled Vehicles: Current Fleet Profiles and Potential Strategy Implications. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2011. ISBN: 9780833050939 

Wood, R. Kevin and Robert F. Dell (eds.) Operations Research, Computing, and Homeland Defense. [Hanover, Md.] : Informs, [2011]. ISBN: 9780084337810

Yost, David "Strategic Stability in the Cold War: Lessons for Continuing Challenges." Institut français des relations internationales (IFRI), Winter 2011. 

Zimmerman, David. The Sandbox: A Novel [about Iraq]. New York, NY : Soho Press, c2011. ISBN: 9781569479162

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Friday's Miscellany 12-23-2011

Aerospace Industries Association (AIA)

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

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
·         Nuclear Policy Gridlock in Japan 

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
·         Iran Update, no. 154 

·         Interpreting the Arab Spring 
·         Understanding the Iraq Crisis 

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for American Progress (CAP)

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)
·         Part One: The Globalization of the Summer Job 
·         Part Two: Young Americans 'Don't Know How the System Works' 
·         Part Three: SWT in Alaska: Fish Sliming as Cultural Exchange 

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         CIP Report December 2011, Natural Disasters 
Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Cyber Events Since 2006 

Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense Information Analysis Center (CBRNIAC)
·         CBRNIAC Newsletter, 2011, v. 12, no. 4 
o    Advance by Lawrence Livermore Scientists Makes Possible Near-Instantaneous DNA Analysis
o    Building Trust through Verification:  NNSA’s Office of Nonproliferation and International Security Plays Key Role in the New START Treaty
o    Office of Science and Technology Policy, in Collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Commerce, Released the National Strategy for CBRN Standards
o    Hands-On Training Showcases CDP Mass Casualty Exercise
o    Eminent MRICD Scientists Retires After 41 Years of Service
o    A Site to See in the History of CBRN Defense:  Dugway Proving Ground, Utah
o    CBRNIAC Success Story:  Risk Communication Guide for Air Force Bioenvironmental Engineers

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Forces Committee
·         Central Asia and the Transition in Afghanistan [Majority Staff report] 

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Can Washington Fix Its Deficits? 
·         North Korea After Kim 
·         Weighing a European Fiscal Compact 

Department of Defense (DoD)

Department of the Army
·         Army Weapon Systems 2012 
European Policy Centre
·         Achieving Sustainable Austerity 
·         Thinking Beyond a Fiscal Union 

Feinstein International Center

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)


Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Border Security:  Additional Steps Needed to Ensure That Officers Are Fully Trained, GAO-12-269 
·         Coast Guard:  Security Risk Model Meets DHS Criteria, but More Training Could Enhance its Use for Managing Programs and Operations, GAO-12-14 
·         DOD Financial Management:  Ongoing Challenges with Reconciling Navy and Marine Corps Fund Balance with Treasury, GAO-12-132 
·         International Climate Change Assessments:  Federal Agencies Should Improve Reporting and Oversight of U.S. Funding, GAO-12-43 
·         Port Security Grant Program:  Risk Model, Grant Management, and Effectiveness Measures Could Be Strengthened, GAO-12-47 
·         Strategic Sourcing: Office Supplies Pricing Study Had Limitations, but New Initiative Shows Potential for Savings, GAO-12-178 


Heritage Foundation

Infinity Journal
·         Infinity Journal, Winter 2011, v. 2, no. 1  [Registration is free]
o    Strategy, Resources and Reality
o    The Futile Decade: The U.S. Failure in Afghanistan and Its Lessons
o    Covert Operations and Policy
o    Is there a Future for Targeted Killings
o    Transforming Counterinsurgent Strategy: Using the Topography of Intelligence
o    Covert Operations and Strategy

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Relations and Security Network
·         The ECB's High-Wire Act 
·         North Korea After Kim Jong Il 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, December 21, 2011, v. 11, no. 23 
o    DPP’s Cross-Strait Policy Consistent with “Status Quo”
o    The Last Year of Hu’s Leadership: Hu’s to Blame?
o    China Assesses President Obama’s November 2011 Asia-Pacific Trip
o    Parsing China’s Policy Toward Iran
·         Terrorism Monitor, December 22, 2011, v. 9, no. 47 
o    Former Pakistan Army Chief Reveals Intelligence Bureau Harbored Bin Laden in Abbottabad
o    The Twitter War: A New Battleground for Kenya and al-Shabaab
o    “The Notion of Spring Does Not Exist in the Arab world”: Djibouti’s President Ismail Guelleh Wards off the Arab Spring

Korea Institute for National Unification

Mitre Corp - JASON

National Committee on North Korea

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

Pew Global Attitudes Project

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security


Research Centre for East European Studies
·         Russian Analytical Digest Newsletter - Duma Elections 2011, 21 December 2011/No. 106 

Search for Common Ground

Small Wars Journal
·         COIN- A Culture of Entitlement? 

Smart Global

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

USAID and others
·         Afghanistan Mortality Survey 2010 

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

US-Korea Institute at SAIS

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Bashar Assad in the Balance  
·         Breaking Assad's Hold on Russia 
·         Egypt's Growing Economic Crisis 
·         Why Syria's Regime Is Doomed 

White House