Monday, February 6, 2012

Friday's Miscellany 02-03-2012

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International
·         Senegal—The Human Rights Situation  

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (MSMR), January 2012 
o    Update: Malaria, U.S. Armed Forces
o    Sources of variability of estimates of malaria case counts, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces
o    Images in health surveillance: malaria vectors and malaria testing
o    Editorial: Malaria in the U.S. Armed Forces: A persistent but preventable threat

Army War College
·         Information Operations Primer  [nice compilation of related documents] 

Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
·         APC R2P Brief, 2012, v. 2, no. 4  
o    R2P Ideas in Brief: Regime Induced Displacement as an R2P Challenge

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Berghof Foundation

Bipartisan Policy Center
·         Meeting the Challenge—Stopping the Clock     

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
·         Getting to Zero Update 

Brookings Institute
·         The Euro Crisis 
·         Middle East Quartet—A Post-Mortem   

Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)
·         We Don't Need the UN's Permission 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Center for American Progress

Center for Global Development (CGD)

Center on Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Security Policy/ Coalition for the Common Defense

Center for Security Studies (CSS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Egypt and U.S. Health Assistance 

Center for Strategic Research

Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation

Central and Eastern United States Seismic Source Characterization for Nuclear Facilities (CEUS SSC) Project
·         CEUS SSC report 

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House
·         Future of Sustainability Reporting 
·         MENA Region in the International Arena    

Coast Guard’s Marine Safety and Security Council
·         Coast Guard Proceedings, Winter 2011-2012, v. 68, no. 4 
o    The Secure Chain: Interactions among supply chain members can ensure security.
o    The Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection Partnership: Securing an evolving maritime supply chain
o    The National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security: The path to an intermodal security program
o    The DHS Secure Supply Chain Initiative: Engaging the global community
o    International Maritime Organization User Guide: Managing risks to enhance maritime security
o    The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation: Regional efforts that support global solutions
o    International Port Security: A global challenge
o    Securing Certain Dangerous Cargoes
o    Multi-Agency Strike Force Operations Combining forces extends capabilities
o    Los Angeles Port Police: Using advanced technology to reduce the risk of terrorism
o    Area Maritime Security Plans Securing the global supply chain
o    Revolutionizing MTS Recovery: The Common Assessment and Reporting Tool
o    Trade Recovery Protocols Making the supply chain more resilient
o    Protecting the Supply Chain: The marine transportation system recovery unit
o    Trade Recovery: A complement to risk management
o    Notice of Arrival and Departure: A link to maritime domain awareness and safety
o    Keeping Cargo Moving: How marine terminals process supply chain data
o    AIS in Action: Enhancing maritime domain awareness in America’s waterways, ports, and terminals

College of Europe

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy and Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Hearings 
o    Ahmadinejad’s Tour of Tyrants and Iran’s Agenda in the Western Hemisphere [February 2, 2012]
o    U.S. Policy Toward Post-Election Democratic Republic of the Congo [February 2, 2012]

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence
·         World Threat 

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Testimony on the Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2012 to 2022

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Partners in Preventive Action 

Defense Institute of International Legal Studies (DIILS)
·         CTX (Combating Terrorism) Exchange, 2012, v. 2, no. 1 
o    Measuring a Government’s Capacity to Fight Terrorism
o    The Fifth CISM Military World Games
o    Radicalization in Light of the Developments in Egypt
o    Combating Terrorism: A Ugandan Perspective
o    The Forgotten Jihadist
o    Q&A with Eric Schmitt
o    The Moving Image: Top Ten War Movies
o    Ethics & Insights
·         CTX Exchange, 2011, v. 1, no. 2 
o    CTFP In Action: East African Alumni Take on the LRA
o    Bleeding for the Village: Success or failure in the Hands of Local Powerbrokers
o    Ten Years Later: Are We Winning the War?
o    Islamism in Algeria and the Evolution to AQIM: Transformations of Significance and Insignificance
o    The Moving Image: Battle of Algiers & Lost Command
o    Ethics & Insights
o    Resources: Algeria Bibliography

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2012-045 Quality Control Review of Army Audit Agency's Special Access Program Audits 

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General
·         OIG-12-25 CBP's Management Controls over Bonded Facilities

Department of State
·         Countering Violent Extremism [speech by Daniel Benjamin] 
·         Addressing the Challenge of MANPADS Proliferation [speech by Andrew J. Shapiro] 

Department of the Air Force
·         AFI 10-208 Air Force Continuity of Operations (COOP) Program 

Department of the Army

Department of the Navy
·         SECNAV 6000.6 Military Health Support for Stability Operations 

Director of National Intelligence (DNI)

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Enough Project
European Policy Centre
·         Escaping Europe's Catch 22 

Foreign Policy
·         Inside the Machinery of Genocide 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Actions to Enforce the Iran Sanctions Act and Implement Contractor Certification Requirement, GAO-12-316R (companion report to GAO-12-321R
·         Arlington National Cemetery: Actions Needed to Ensure Lasting, Positive Changes in Contracting and Management, GAO-12-436T [testimony] 
·         Defense Health:  Coordinating Authority Needed for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Activities, GAO-12-154 
·         Defense Infrastructure: DOD Did Not Fully Address the Supplemental Reporting Requirements in Its Energy Management Report, GAO-12-336R 
·         Defense Logistics: Improvements Needed to Enhance Oversight of Estimated Long-term Costs for Operating and Supporting Major Weapon Systems, GAO-12-340   
·         Department of Energy: Additional Opportunities Exist to Streamline Support Functions at NNSA and Office of Science Sites, GAO-12-255 
·         Designing Evaluations, GAO-12-208G 
·         Firms Reported in Open Sources to Have Sold Iran Refined Petroleum Products Declined Since June 30, 2010.  GAO-12-321R 
·         Department of Homeland Security: Additional Actions Needed to Strengthen Strategic Planning and Management Functions, GAO-12-382T [testimony] 
·         Homeland Defense: Continued Actions Needed to Improve Management of Air Sovereignty Alert Operations, GAO-12-311 
·         Military Child Care: DOD is Taking Actions to Address Awareness and Availability Barriers, GAO-12-21 

Heritage Foundation

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for National Strategic Studies
·         Emergence of China in the Middle East     

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

International Crisis Group
·         CrisisWatch, N°102, 1 February 2012 
·         Kenyan Somali Islamist Radicalisation   

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Changing Patterns of Global Trade 
·         Peru: Selected Issues Paper 
·         Qatar: Selected Issues 

James Baker Institute for Public Policy

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, February 3, 2012, v. 12, no. 3 
o    China’s Remnant Liberals Keep Flame of Liberalization Alive
o    Constitutionalizing Wukan: The Value of the Constitution Outside the Courtroom
o    PLA Puts Political Work Online
o    China’s Space White Paper: Increasing Transparency…to a Degree

Korea Institute for National Unification

National Guard Bureau (NGB)

National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
·         1973 histories of GAMBIT and HEXAGON [new ed] 

National Security Archive

Nautilus Institute

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Center

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS)
·         PIPS Annual Report 2011 

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)
·         Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Journal Online, 2012, v.2, no. 2 
o    Evolving Peace Operations: Challenges, Requirements, and Possibilities for Education and Training

Pew Internet & American Life Project

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)
·         The Austerians Attack! 

Project 2049 Institute


Research and Innovative Technology Administration

Russian and Eurasian Security Network
·         Russian Analytical Digest

Security & Defense Agenda


Small Wars Journal
·         Lest We Forget North Africa 
·         Move the Af-Pak Hands Out of DoD 

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan (SIGAR)
·         Quarterly Report to Congress [January 2012] 

Special Inspector General for Iraq (SIGIR)
·         Quarterly Report to Congress [January 2012] 

Stanley Foundation


United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

US Air Force (USAF)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Public Affairs

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Five Ways al-Assad May Fall 
·         Op-Chart: Turkey's Changing World 
·         Security Council Showdown on Syria 

White House

World Economic Forum
·         Global Risks 2012