Monday, March 28, 2011

President Obama's speech to the Nation on Libya

In case you missed the speech or want to read the transcript, the speech President Obama gave tonight on why we intervened in Libya  or view the video , they can be found on the White House site. 

Related to this was his weekly address last week.

Weekly address - The Military Mission in Libya [March 26, 2011]

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Friday's Miscellany 03-25-2011

Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)
Pashtunwali – Tribal Life and Behaviour Among the Pashtuns

Africa Center for Strategic Studies
West Africa's Growing Terrorist Threat: Confronting AQIM's Sahelian Strategy

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Europe's Default in Credibility
Gulf of Aden Security Review
Political Report March 2011
o Speaker Boehner: less popular and less unpopular than Speaker Gingrich
o Pain at the pump and presidential (un)popularity
o Attitudes on offshore drilling: drill, baby, drill more?
o Drawing lines in the polling sand on Libya
o Obamacare one year after passage: Patient stable, but not improving
o Americans on public employees: cut benefits, not collective bargaining
o Twenty-six percent wear the union label in Wisconsin
o State and national finances: They're bad! What to do?
o NPR listeners: More upscale, educated, and liberal
o Plus much more: Trump's positive trajectory, the sheen on Sheen
Yemen Protest Map
Yemen Protests: U.S. Policy in Crisis

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)
German Policy on Libya: Right on Substance, Short on Style
In Europe's Own Neighborhood

Amnesty International
A ‘Lawless Law’: Detentions Under the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act
Bloodied but Unbowed: Unwarranted State Violence Against Bahraini Protestors
Freedom of Expression Under Fire: Briefing to the Hungarian Government on the New Media Legislation

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
Emerging Contours of Financial Regulation: Challenges and Dynamics
Processing Trade, Exchange Rates, and the People's Republic of China's Bilateral Trade Balances

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
Egypt’s Classic Strategic Triangle 

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Japan Nuclear Crisis Resources

Bipartisan Policy Center and American Clean Skies Foundation
Task Force on Ensuring Stable Natural Gas Markets

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
Getting to Zero Update March 23, 2011 

Assessing Obama’s Visit to Brazil: A New Framework for Relations with Latin America?
A View of the U.S. Economy

Canada's Parliamentary Budget Officer
An Estimate of the Fiscal Impact of Canada’s Proposed Acquisition of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter
Comparing PBO and DND Cost Estimates on Canada’s Proposed Acquisition of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: Some Preliminary Questions and Answers on Key Issues

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)
Policy Update – Libya: Why Are We Involved

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Bulletin - March 22, 2011 - Next Steps in Egypt's Transition

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
Extreme Crises: Reassessing US Preparedness After Japan 
Security Through Partnership: Fighting Transnational Cartels in the Western Hemisphere

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
CIP Report no. 104 - Oil and Gas

Center for Security Policy
America's Descent into Strategic Dementia
UN Intervention into Libya an Ominous Precedent for Israel
Understanding the Third Terror War

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
Strategic Trends 2011 
o Power Shifts: Emerging Markets Emerged, Geopolitics Fractured
o Regional Dynamics in the New Middle East
o 9/11 Ten Years On: Terrorism as a Manageable Risk
o Narcotics as a Growing Security Concern

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)
Selected Options and Costs for a No-Fly Zone Over Libya

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS
Afghanistan and the Uncertain Metrics of Progress
Fukushima: What It Is and Isn’t
Health Outlook in Japan
The Iranian Navy’s Historic Mediterranean Deployment: Timing Is Everything
Issues & Insights Vol. 11 - No. 4
Japan's Energy Supply and Security since the March 11 Earthquake
Libya: Managing a Fragile Coalition
Libya: Three Possible Outcomes and the Role of Governance, Money, Gas, and Oil
PacNet #18 - Facing a Complex Crisis: Thoughts on Japan’s Recovery
Responding to Crisis in Japan
Response to Japan’s March 11 Disaster: When the Going Gets Tough
Rethinking a Resource-Based Strategy
Seizing the Multilateral Moment in Libya
Suspicions, Misconceptions, and Mistakes

Centre for Eastern Studies
'Creeping' Civil War in the North Caucasus
Germany’s Stance on the Libyan Crisis as a Function of German Internal Policy
Russia on the Military Intervention in Libya

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Security Sector Reform in Haiti One Year After the Earthquake
Toward a Post-2015 Development Paradigm (1)

Centre for International Policy Studies
Is NATO’s Counterinsurgency Strategy Working in Afghanistan?: A Case Study

Century Foundation
Afghanistan—Negotiating Peace

Chatham House
Post-Revolutionary Georgia on the Edge?

Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear Defense Information Analysis Center
Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense Information Analysis Center (CBRNIAC) Newsletter, 2011, v. 12, no. 1
o U.S. Coast Guard’s Chemical/Biological (CB) Small Boat and Aircrew Anti-Exposure/Dry Suit
o The USSTRATCOM Center for Combating WMD (SCC-WMD) Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) Support Cell
o Hazardous Materials Course Focus on WMD Attack and Response

CIA FOIA reading room
Wartime Statutes - Instruments of Soviet Control

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
CBO's Labor Force Projections Through 2021 
Preliminary Analysis of the President’s Budget for 2012

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
The Dilemma of Humanitarian Intervention
Libya and the Responsibility to Protect
Obama's 'Poorly Conceived' Libya Intervention

Department of Defense
DoD Instruction 5525.14, DoD Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) Flying Armed, March 22, 2011

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
SPO-2011-004 Assessment of DOD Wounded Warrior Matters - Fort Sam Houston

Department of Defense Task Force for Business and Stability Operations
Mineral Resource Team 2010 Activities Summary [Afghanistan]

Department of Energy
The Situation in Japan - Radiological Assessment - Updated 03/22/11

Department of Homeland Security
Enabling Distributed Security in Cyberspace: Building a Healthy and Resilient Cyber Ecosystem with Automated Collective Action

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General
OIG-11-47 DHS Department-wide Management of Detection Equipment (Redacted)

East-West Center
A Step Too Far: Why CPGS Is The Wrong Answer to China's Anti-Access Challenge

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations
Renewed Financial Supervision in Europe – Final or Transitory?

European Policy Centre
The EU budget – an Instrument for Shaping and Delivering Key EU Policy Priorities

Foreign Policy
The Eye of the Storm [Libya] 
The Hard Part: What Happens if the Libyan Rebels Actually Win?
Obama’s Unconstitutional War
The Qaddafi I Know

Foreign Policy Research Institute
The New Liberalism In Global Politics: From Internationalism to Transnationalism

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Defense Acquisitions: Application of Lessons Learned and Best Practices in the Presidential Helicopter Program, GAO-11-380R
DOD and VA Health Care: Federal Recovery Coordination Program Continues to Expand but Faces Significant Challenges, GAO-11-250
The Federal Government's Long-Term Fiscal Outlook: January 2011 Update, GAO-11-451SP
Missile Defense: Actions Needed to Improve Transparency and Accountability, GAO-11-372

Heritage Foundation
Coordinated Terrorist Attacks on Global Energy Infrastructure: Modeling the Risks
Four Recommendations for Hungary's Proposed Constitution
Middle East Lessons for China: Internal Stability
NATO’s Libya Mission: U.S. and U.K. Must Assert Strong Leadership
Obama’s 2012 Budget: Higher Taxes, Slower Growth
President Obama in El Salvador: Facing the Central American Challenge
President Obama in Latin America: Put Hugo Chavez on the Agenda 
Rare Earths: The US Government Should Not Manage Supply
Restarting Health Care Reform: A New Agenda
Washington’s To-Do List for Libya: Next Steps Must be Measured
What the President Must Do About Yemen

Hoover Institute
Poland’s National Digital Archives

Human Rights Watch
Everyday Intolerance: Racist and Xenophobic Violence in Italy
Violence Instead of Vigilance: Torture and Illegal Detention by Uganda’s Rapid Response Unit

Infinity Journal
Infinity Journal, Spring 2011, no. 2 [free registration required]
o Reconsidering War's Logic and Grammar
o Coping with Nonstate Rivals
o Seek and Destroy: The Forgotten Strategy for Countering Armed Rebellion
o Special Forces - Strategic Asset
o Cyber Power and Strategy - So What?
o The "Narrative Strategy': A Politicized Strategy for Leaving Afghanistan

Institute for Defence and Security Analyses (IDSA)
Giving Away Our Best and Brightest
Impact of the Earthquake on the Japanese and Global Economies
India: An Uneasy Onlooker! 
Japan Battling the Nuclear Nightmare 
Japan Faces a Nuclear Disaster
Japan's Disaster Brings Sino-Japanese Relations Closer
Japan’s Energy Dilemma 
Japan’s Nuclear Crisis and Analysis of Radiation Data as on 18/03/2011
Japan’s Political Battles at a time of National Crisis
Maoists in Delhi and NCR: Wake-up time for Police
Relevance of an East China Sea dispute to India
Revision of the DSCO: Human Rights to the Fore
Taking Stock of Japan’s Nuclear Crisis
Why Culture Matters?

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding
No Shortcuts: U.S. Policy and the Challenge of Stabilizing Pakistan
Through the Health Lens: The Aftermath of the 2010 Pakistan Flood
The U.S. Talks to Egyptians: Who is Listening?

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy
Combating Piracy – China’s Contribution
NATO and its New Strategic Concept

Institute for the Study of War
Libya Conflict: Situation Update
VIDEO- Afghanistan: Regional Stability and Global Security

International Council on Security & Development (ICoS)
Afghanistan Transition: Dangers of a Summer Drawdown

International Crisis Group
Gaza: The Next Israeli-Palestinian War?
The Philippines: Back to the Table, Warily, in Mindanao 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Effects of Fiscal Consolidation in the Czech Republic
Food Prices and Political Instability
How Strong are Fiscal Multipliers in the GCC? An Empirical Investigation
Leadership Contestability, Monopolistic Rents and Growth
Making OTC Derivatives Safe - A Fresh Look
Managing Volatility - A Vulnerability Exercise for Low-Income Countries

International Relations and Security Network
AirSea Battle: An Exchange 
In Wake of Japan Disaster, Safety of Armenian Nuclear Plant Questioned
India Looks East in Search of New Partners 
Kazakhstan - From Regional Discourse to Global Security 
Libya's War, History's Shadow 
Peacebuilding Through Statebuilding? 
Putin’s Crusade
Taliban Employs Modern Weapons in 'War of Words' 
Zimbabwe: New Verse, Same as the First 

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
Egyptians Choose Order over Further Political Upheaval
Libya: Direct Military Hits, Unclear Political Target

Jamestown Foundation
China Brief, March 25, 2011, v. 11, no.5
o Beijing's Blueprint for Tackling Mass Incidents and Social Management
o A Chinese Assessment of China's External Security Environment
o The PLA’s "Orient Express": Militarization of the Iron Silk Road
o Defense and Deterrence in China’s Military Space Strategy
Terrorism Monitor, March 24, 2011, v. 9, no. 12
o After Mubarak: Egypt's Islamists Struggle to Adapt to the Egyptian Revolution
o Qaddafi Tries to Secure Loyalty of Circassians of Misrata
o The Unseen Hand: Saudi Arabian Involvement in Yemen

KOF Swiss Economic Institute
KOF Index of Globalization 2011: Economic Crisis Slows Down Globalization

Marine Corps Combat Development Command (USMCCDC)
Report of the 2010 Marine Corps Force Structure Review Group Executive Summary

McKinsey Global Institute
Urban World: Mapping the Economic Power of Cities

Handbook for Implementing Agile in Department of Defense Information Technology Acquisition
Human Performance and Fatigue Research for Controllers
A Model-Based Analysis of Semi-Automated Data Discovery and Entry Using Automated Content Extraction
National Airspace System Security Cyber Architecture
Using Inferred Probabilities to Measure the Accuracy of Imprecise Forecasts

Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS)
Islam, Islamism and Politics in Eurasia Report No. 36 - January 2011: Most Violent January for CHRI/CE in a Decade

National Academies Press
HIV Screening and Access to Care: Health Care System Capacity for Increased HIV Testing and Provision of Care
The Importance of Common Metrics for Advancing Social Science Theory and Research: A Workshop Summary
Intelligence Analysis: Behavioral and Social Scientific Foundations
Intelligence Analysis for Tomorrow: Advances from the Behavioral and Social Sciences

National Defense University Library - MERLN
Issues at a Glance - Libya

National Hazards Center
2011 Japanese Disasters Resources

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Understanding and Managing Risk Security Systems for the DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex: Committee on Risk-Based Approaches for Securing the DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex

National Security Archive
"Learn from History", 31st Anniversary of the Assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero

NATO Defense College
NATO and Complex Operations: The Challenge of Responding to Mass Atrocity

New American Foundation
The Chinese Yuan Grow Up-Slowly: Fact and Fiction about China's Currency Internationalization

Peterson Institute for International Economics
North Korea's Recurrent Humanitarian Crises
Resource Management and Transition in Central Asia, Azerbaijan, and Mongolia
Will the Crisis Create a New Japan?

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press
Opposition to Nuclear Power Rises amid Japanese Crisis: Support for Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling Rebounds

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security (IPRIS)
New Challenges and Opportunities for Brazil's Defense Policy [Viewpoints 45]
UN Legitimacy and Relevance [PJIA 4] 

Changing Aircraft Carrier Procurement Schedules: Effects That a Five-Year Procurement Cycle Would Have on Cost, Availability, and Shipyard Manpower and Workload
Identifying Arabic-Language Materials for Children That Promote Tolerance and Critical Thinking
Looming Discontinuities in U.S. Military Strategy and Defense Planning: Colliding RMAs Necessitate a New Strategy
Ready for Takeoff: China's Advancing Aerospace Industry
Shared Modular Build of Warships: How a Shared Build Can Support Future Shipbuilding

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Winds of Change in Sarawak Politics?

Secretary of Defense/Joint Staff Freedom of Information Reading Rooms
Recent releases
o Detainees: Documents Released under Litigation 2011
o Detainees: Summary of Conclusions for Meeting of the NSC Principals Committee - 19 June 2003
o Detainees: Briefing Guantanamo Detainees - February 4, 2004.
o Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) & Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance (ORHA): Contractors in Iraq - Part 1 and 2

Small Wars Journal
The Clash of the Caliphates: Understanding the Real War of Ideas
'Holding' for Companies and Platoons in Counterinsurgency
Panama: Is Restructuring the Razor to Cut Out Corruption?
“Penny Wise, Pound Foolish” 
A Theory of Dark Network Design (Part One)
A Theory of Dark Network Design (Part Two): Type-I Dark Network: Opportunistic-Mechanical

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
An Evaluation of Counterinsurgency as a Strategy for Fighting the Long War
Security and Governance: Foundations for International Stability

Sudan Human Security Baseline Assessment // Small Arms Survey
SPLM/A–Shilluk Conflict in Upper Nile

United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Protective Order and Procedures for Counsel Access to Detainees Subject to Military Commission Prosecution at the United States Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba [Protective Orders]

UN Human Development Programme (UNDP)
Kosovo Human Development Report 2010

UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Global Smart Update, March 2001, v. 5

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
Ready for Takeoff: China’s Advancing Aerospace Industry

US Marine Corps (USMC)
2011 Report to Congress on the Posture of the Marine Corps
United States Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Strategy and Implementation Plan

Japan - Complex Emergency - Disaster Assistance at a Glance [latest update]
Libya - Complex Emergency - Disaster Assistance at a Glance [latest update]
New Zealand - Earthquake - Disaster Assistance at a Glance [latest update]

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Implementing Obama's Message Supporting Iranian Human Rights
The Iran Primer: Power, Politics, and U.S. Policy
Operation Odyssey Dawn and the Course of the Libyan War

YouGov Afghanistan poll

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Beyond a No-Fly Zone: How to Protect Civilians in Libya
Is a Palestinian Uprising Next?
Implementing Obama's Message Supporting Iranian Human Rights
The Iran Primer: Power, Politics, and U.S. Policy
Iraq's Regional Awakening
The Muslim Brotherhood Today: Between Ideology and Democracy
Operation Odyssey Dawn and the Course of the Libyan War
Yemen May Be the Next Regime to Fall
Yemeni Military Leader Tied to Terrorism Pledges to Protect Protesters

White House
Letter from the President Regarding the Commencement of Operations in Libya
Remarks by President Obama and President Funes of El Salvador in Joint Press Conference
Remarks by President Obama and President Sebastian Pinera of Chile at Join Press Conference
Remarks by President Obama and President Rousseff of Brazil in Exchange of Toasts at Official Lunch in Brasilia, Brazil
Remarks by President Obama and President Rousseff of Brazil in Brasilia, Brazil
Remarks by the President at CEO Business Summit in Brasilia, Brazil
Remarks by President Obama on Latin America in Santiago, Chile
Remarks by the President on Libya
Remarks by the President to the People of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Weekly Address: The Military Mission in Libya

Monday, March 21, 2011

Friday's Miscellany 03-18-2011

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)Climate and Energy Policy After the U.S. Midterm Elections: A European Perspective
Libya in Limbo?
Not Without America

American Military University (AMU)
Efficacy and Adoption of Central Web 2.0 and Social Software Tools in the U.S. Intelligence Community [redacted version of a thesis]

Amnesty International
Nigeria: Loss of Life, Insecurity and Impunity in the Run-up to Nigeria’s Elections
Parallel Lives: Roma Denied Rights to Housing and Water in Slovenia

Army War College Library
Regional Study Resources  Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
Financial Regulatory Harmonization in East Asia: Balancing Domestic and International Pressures for Corporate Governance Reforms
Trade in Services and Human Development: A First Look at the Links

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
Long-term Engagement: The Future of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands
The Next Base? Concerns about Somalia and Yemen

Brookings Institute
Amid Global Crises, Can Obama Make a Real Impact in Latin America?
Devastation in Japan: The Aftermath and Implications of the World’s Fifth Largest Earthquake
Endowed by Their Creator? The Future of Constitutional Personhood
On Libya, the Contours of the Emerging International Semi-Order

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)
Libya: A Time for Others in the Region
Marshall Plan Needed for Middle East: A Policy Update Paper

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP)
After Fukushima: Early Implications for Nuclear Industry and Policy Makers
Arab Reform Bulletin - March 16, 2011 - Demography and Bahrain’s Unrest

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
Disaster in Japan: Nuclear Energy, the Economy and the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Center for American Progress
Japan and Future of U.S. Nuclear Power
The Origins and Evolution of Progressive Economics
Seismic Activity and U.S. Nuclear Facilities: What We Need to Learn from the Japanese Earthquake

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
Nuclear Disarmament: A Slow March on a Long Road
Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
The “After Hillary” Era Concerns Southeast Asia
DIIG Current Issues No. 23: US Military Aid and Sales to Egypt 
The Evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility
Japanese Nuclear Crisis 
The March 11 Earthquake: Where Things Stand
PacNet#16A – The Implications of China’s Active Defense Strategy
PacNet #17 - AirSea Battle: An Exchange
Measuring Perceptions About the Pashtun People
Risk Management in Non-DoD US Government Agencies and the International Community
Selected Bibliography for Cyber Security
Stability in the Middle East and North Africa: The Other Side of Security
Centre for Eastern Studies
Belarus: Harsh Sentences on Participants in December Opposition Demonstrations
Germany’s Reaction to the Accident at the Nuclear Power Plant in Japan
Tug-of-war over EU’s Policy Towards Its Neighbours
Centre for Global Development
The New Bottom Billion: What If Most of the World’s Poor Live in Middle-Income Countries?
Centre for Military and Strategic Studies
Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, v. 13, no. 1 Fall 2010
o Military Strategy in War and Peace: Introduction
o Strategy, Strategic Leadership and Strategic Control in Ancient Greece
o The Battle of Tannenberg in 1410: Strategic Interests and Tactical Implementation
o Bismarck, Wilhelm II., and German Military Leadership
o Offense, Defence or the Worst of Both Worlds? Soviet Strategy in May-June 1941
o Thoughts on Grand Strategy and the United States in the Twenty-first Century
o Strategic Thinking: The French Case in 1914 (& 1940)
o The Significance of the Balkans as a Strategic-Operational Area for the Bundeswehr
o Military Strategy in War and Peace: Some Conclusions
Chatham House
Scotland and Wales in Africa: Opportunities for a Coordinated UK Approach to Development
Somali Investment in Kenya
The UN Refugee Convention at 60: The Challenge for Europe

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee
2012 Budget Request from U.S. Cyber Command
Amphibious Operations 
Developments in Afghanistan
FY 2012 National Defense Authorization Budget Request for National Security Space Activities
Law of War Detention and the President’s Executive Order Establishing Periodic Review Boards for Guantanamo Detainees
Long-Term Readiness Challenges in the Pacific
Military Health System Overview and Defense Health Program Cost Efficiencies

Military Health System Overview and Defense Health Program Cost Efficiencies: A Beneficiary Perspective

Military Personnel Overview

Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force Tactical Aviation Programs
Soldier and Marine Equipment for Dismounted Operations

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
The Agency for International Development and the Millennium Challenge Corporation: Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Requests and Future Directions in Foreign Assistance
The Colombia and Panama Free Trade Agreements: National Security and Foreign Policy Priorities
The Global Nuclear Revival and U.S. Nonproliferation Policy
Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee
Ensuring Effective Preparedness, Response, and Recovery for Events Impacting Health Security
Examining the Cyber Threat to Critical Infrastructure and the American Economy
Strengthening the Border – Finding the Right Mix of Personnel, Infrastructure and Technology

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee
Oversight Hearing on the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Congress. House. Oversight and Government Reform Committee
The Freedom Of Information Act: Crowd-Sourcing Government Oversight
TSA Oversight Part I: Whole Body Imaging
Congress. House. Science, Space and Technology
Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Republicans
Spend Less, Owe Less, Grow the Economy

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
Department of the Air Force in Review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2012 and the Future Years Defense Program
Military Construction, Environmental, and Base Closure Programs in Review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2012 and the Future Years Defense Program
Situation in Afghanistan
Updated National Intelligence Estimate on Iran and Other Related Matters

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
Popular Uprisings in the Middle East: The Implications for U.S. Policy

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee
Catastrophic Preparedness: How Ready Is FEMA for the Next Big Disaster?
Enhancing the President's Authority to Eliminate Wasteful Spending and Reduce the Budget Deficit
Preventing Improperly Paid Federal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disasters
Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee
The Freedom of Information Act: Ensuring Transparency and Accountability in the Digital Age
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
An Analysis of the Navy’s Shipbuilding Plans
Reducing the Deficit: Spending and Revenue Options

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
Nuclear Power Expansion Challenges
Confronting the Cyber Threat
Cyberspace Governance: The Next Step: Policy Innovation Memorandum No. 2
The Evolving Structure of the American Economy and the Employment Challenge

Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation
Dealing with Crimes Against Humanity - Development Dialogue no. 55

Defence Research and Development Canada
Measuring Intangible Assets: Assessing the Impact of Knowledge Management in the S&T Fight Against Terrorism

Department of Defense
Department of Defense Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military Fiscal Year 2010
DoD Instruction 5220.22, National Industrial Security Program (NISP), March 18, 2011
Military Assistance to Japan 
'Operation Odyssey Dawn' Under Way in Libya
Department of Health & Human Services
State & Local Planners Playbook for Medical Response to a Nuclear Detonation
Department of Homeland Security
Small Vessel Security Strategy Implementation Plan

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General
OIG-11-46 - Independent Review of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Reporting of FY 2009 Drug Control Obligations
OIG-11-40 - FEMA’s Oversight and Management of Debris Removal Operations

Department of State - Defense Trade Controls
Section 655 Annual Military Assistance Reports

Department of the Air Force
USAF Minerva Energy & Environmental Security Initiative
East-West Center
Australia and Japan: Allies in Partnership
Foreign Policy
How Obama Lost Karzai
It Takes a Network: The New Frontline of Modern Warfare
Land of Disaster 
What Happens During a Nuclear Meltdown?

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Border Security: Preliminary Observations on the Status of Key Southwest Border Technology Programs, GAO-11-448T [testimony] 
Cybersecurity: Continued Attention Needed to Protect Our Nation's Critical Infrastructure and Federal Information Systems, GAO-11-463T [testimony] 
DOD Health Care: Prohibition on Financial Incentives That May Influence Health Insurance Choices for Retirees and Their Dependents under Age 65, GAO-11-160R
Homeland Security: Improvements in Managing Research and Development Could Help Reduce Inefficiencies and Costs, GAO-11-464T [testimony]
Federal Food Safety Oversight: Food Safety Working Group Is a Positive First Step but Governmentwide Planning Is Needed to Address Fragmentation, GAO-11-289 
Joint Strike Fighter: Restructuring Should Improve Outcomes, but Progress Is Still Lagging Overall, GAO-11-450T [testimony]
List of Selected Federal Programs That Have Similar or Overlapping Objectives, Provide Similar Services, or Are Fragmented Across Government Missions (Supplement to GAO-11-318SP), GAO-11-474R
Maritime Security: Updating U.S. Counterpiracy Action Plan Gains Urgency as Piracy Escalates off the Horn of Africa, GAO-11-449T [testimony]
Measuring Disaster Preparedness: FEMA Has Made Limited Progress in Assessing National Capabilities, GAO-11-260T [testimony]
Nuclear Nonproliferation: More Progress Needed in Implementing Recommendations for IAEA's Technical Cooperation Program, GAO-11-482T [testimony]
Nuclear Waste: DOE Needs a Comprehensive Strategy and Guidance on Computer Models that Support Environmental Cleanup Decisions, GAO-11-143
Heritage Foundation
Afghanistan: Time for Political Strategy to Capitalize on Military Gains
Congressional Hearings Offer Opportunity for U.N. Budgetary Scrutiny
How to Field the Right Military Force to Protect America
President Obama’s Visit to Latin America: Democracy, Trade, and Security First
Reviewing America’s Disaster Preparedness
Revolution in the Middle East; Heritage Recommendations
The Role of the United States in Southern Sudan’s Referendum
U.S. Role in Libya: Answers to the Tough Questions
Hudson Institute
Dark Secrets 

Human Rights Watch
Shattering Hopes: Post-Election Crackdown in Belarus
“You Dress According to Their Rules”: Enforcement of an Islamic Dress Code for Women in Chechnya

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
The Complacency Factor in Counter-Insurgency Operations
Decoding the Dalai Lama’s Political Retirement
Internal Security in a Multi-Party Federal Polity
Japan Debates the Viability of Nuclear Power Plants
Terrorism and Electoral Politics in Assam
Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)
Secret Weapon: High-value Target Teams as an Organizational Innovation (Strategic Perspectives 4)
Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)
New March 18 Satellite Image of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Site in Japan
New Satellite Image of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Site in Japan From March 17, 2011
Satellite Image Shows Damage to Reactor Buildings at Fukushima Daiichi Complex After Explosions
Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
• Monograph 177: African Counter-Terrorism Legal Frameworks a Decade After 2001
• Monograph 176: Merchants of African Conflict, More Than Just a Pound of Flesh
Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS)
IAGS Journal of Energy Security, March 2011
o Common Misconceptions of Rare Earth Elements
o Solutions for Russian-Ukrainian Gas Brinksmanship
o The Nuclear Fuel Bank and Iran
o The Security Vulnerabilities of Smart Grid
o The Lull Before the Storm: Maritime Piracy and Election Violence in the Niger Delta
o Combating Smart Grid Vulnerabilities
o Combating Smart Grid Vulnerabilities
o The Perilous Intersection of Mexico’s Drug War & Pemex
o Politicking Over Central Asia's Pipelines
o DoD's Addiction to Oil: Is there a Cure?
o Azerbaijan's New Energy Act
o Poland's Energy Security Strategy
o The Road to Hungarian Energy Security

Institute for the Study of War
Afghanistan Order of Battle (as of Mar 2011)
Iraq Order of Battle (Dec 2009 to Mar 2011)
Trouble Ahead in Afghanistan's East?
The U.S. in Iraq Beyond 2011: A Diminishing But Still Vital Role
Interagency Threat Assessment and Coordination Group (ITACG)
Intelligence Guide for First Responders (2nd ed)
International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR)
The New Muslim Brotherhood in the West: Evolution and Western Policies
International Crisis Group
North Kosovo: Dual Sovereignty in Practice
International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
Winds of change in Iraqi Kurdistan
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Creditless Recoveries
Imperfect Information and Saving in a Small Open Economy
Inflation Uncertainty and Relative Price Variability in WAEMU Countries
Modeling Inflation in Chad
International Relations and Security Network
Central American Countries Join Forces Against Organized Crime 
Egypt: Does the Revolution Include the Copts? 
Georgian Opposition Girds for 'Revolution,' But Is the Time Right?
How Far Will China's Navy Reach?
Israel's Ethiopian Jews Face Challenges
Japan: From Tsunami to Change 
Nuclear Follies
Ukraine - Backsliding on Democracy 
Understanding China’s Defense Budget: What It Means, Why It Matters 
US Foreign Policy and the Changing Balance of Power in Asia
Jamestown Foundation
Terrorism Monitor, March 17, 2011, v. 9, no. 11
o Al-Shabaab Threats Panic Kenya as Fighting Erupts on the Somali Border
o What Do the Uprisings in The Middle East Mean for al-Qaeda?
o Jihad in China? Marketing the Turkistan Islamic Party

Lowy Institute for International Policy
Justice or Stability? Hizbullah, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon and Consequences for the Region

National Academies Press
Harmful Health Effects of Nuclear Radiation Exposure: Resources for Prevention

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability
Report After the Deluge: Short and Medium-term Impacts of the Reactor Damage Caused by the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Naval War College
Global Shipping Game: Game Report
Naval War College Review, Spring 2011, v. 64, no. 2
o From Bottle Rockets to Lightning Bolts: China's Missile Revolution and PLA Strategy against U.S. Military Intervention
o Toward an African Maritime Economy: Empowering the African Union to Revolutionize the African Maritime Sector
o The Development of the Angled-Deck Aircraft Carrier: Innovation and Adaptation Hiding in Plain Sight: The U.S. Navy and Dispersed Operations under EMCON, 1956-1972
o Alliance Naval Strategies and Norway in the Final Years of the Cold War
o The Quiet Warrior Back in Newport: Admiral Spruance, the Return to the Naval War College, and the Lessons of the Pacific War, 1946-1947
o Is Deterrence the Only Option? [review essay]
o The Province of Moral Courage [review essay]

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press
Public Wary of Military Intervention in Libya
Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security (IPRIS)
Obama's Visit to Brazil: Patching Old Wounds and Pointing the Way Ahead [IPRIS Policy Brief 6]
Portugal and the UN Security Council
The Strategic Concept that Couldn't [IPRIS Viewpoints 44]
Army Tactical Wheeled Vehicles: Current Fleet Profiles and Potential Strategy Implications
The J-20 Episode and Civil-Military Relations in China [testimony]
Measuring Illegal Border Crossing Between Ports of Entry: An Assessment of Four Promising Methods
The Nongovernmental Sector in Disaster Resilience: Conference Recommendations for a Policy Agenda

Russian and Eurasian Security Network
Russian Analytical Digest - No.93: Russian Nationalism, Xenophobia, Immigration and Ethnic Conflict
Security & Defence Agenda
Security & Defence Day 10 Conference Report: Going Global: Europe's Security Policy Challenge

Security Council Report
Update Report on Libya
Update Report on the Peacebuilding Commission
Small Wars Journal
Counterterrorism v. Counterinsurgency: Lessons from Algeria and Afghanistan 
To Design or Not to Design (Part Three): Metacognition: How Problematizing Transforms a Complex System towards a Desired State
Hawaii and Guam: Strategic Convergence Zones for the United States Forward Defense Strategy in the Pacific Rim
Moral Intuition and the Professional Military Ethic
A Theory of Dark Network Design (Part One)
Thinking and Acting Like an Early Explorer: Operational Art is Not a Level of War
Stimson Center
Counterfeit Drugs and National Security
Managing Across Boundaries
Pathfinder Interactive Map 

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
Trends in International Arms Transfers, 2010
Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
Russian Military Politics and Russia's 2010 Defense Doctrine

Transnational Institute
The Arab Revolutions and the Democratic Imagination
Guantanamo, Torture, and the Perversion of Justice: Obama’s New Executive Order
Trust for America's Health
Investing in America’s Health: A State-by-State Look at Public Health Funding and Key Health Facts

UN Security Council
The Situation in Afghanistan and Its Implications for International Peace and Security S/2011/120
The Situation in Libya S/RES/1973 (2011)
Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)
The NRC and Nuclear Power Plant Safety in 2010: A Brighter Spotlight Needed

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
The Evolving Role of China in International Institutions
Japan - Complex Emergency - Disaster Assistance at a Glance [latest update] 
• Libya - Complex Emergency - Disaster Assistance at a Glance [latest update]
Review of USAID/Afghanistan's Bank Supervision Assistance Activities and the Kabul Bank Crisis (F-306-11-003S)
US Institute of Peace (USIP)
Oil and Turmoil in Libya 

U.S. Travel Association
A Better Way; building a World Class system for Aviation Security 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
The Arab Revolutions: An Israeli Perspective
Bahrain's Crisis: Saudi Forces Intervene
Libyan Revolution Faces Defeat without External Military Intervention
Policy Alert: After the Itamar Massacre
Walking a Tightrope: Secretary Clinton Goes to Cairo
White House
Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
The Ongoing Response to the Earthquakes and Tsunami in Japan