Monday, April 9, 2012

Friday's Miscellany 04-06-2012

Africa Center for Strategic Studies
·         Boko Haram's Evolving Threat 

American Enterprise Institute

American Security Council

Amnesty International

Atlantic Council
·         Rethinking the Russia Reset  

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Bipartisan Policy Center

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)


Canadian Defense & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)
·         Defense After the Recession    

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
·         Building a Better Yemen  

Center for Law and Democracy

Center for Security Policy
·         The Truth or Taqiyya? 

Center for a New American Security

Center for Security Policy

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Hemisphere Insider: Volume II, Issue 5 - April 2, 2012
·         Islam, Islamism, and Politics in Eurasia Report (IIPER) - No. 54, 31 March 2012 
·         Issues & Insights, Vol. 12 - No. 1 

Center for the Army Profession and Ethic (CAPE)
·         Army Professional Campaign website 

Centre for Law and Democracy

Centre for Study on Federalism

Chatham House

·         What Do Afghans Want from the Police?     

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Department of Defense
·         DoD Instruction 1035.01, Telework Policy, April 4, 2012 
·         DoD Instruction 1205.05, Transfer of Service Members Between Reserve and Regular Components of the Military Services, March 30, 2012 
·         DoD Instruction 3025.20, Defense Support of Special Events, April 6, 2012 
·         DoD Instruction 5240.25, Counterintelligence Badges and Credentials, March 30, 2012 
o    Prior year reports 

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2012-067 Assessment of DoD Wounded Warrior Matters - Camp Lejeune, March 30, 2012  

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General
·         OIG-12-64 Operations of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Secure Communities (Revised) 
·         OIG-12-65 United States Customs and Border Protection’s Management of the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act Program 
·         OIG-12-66 Communication Regarding Participation in Secure Communities 
·         OIG-12-67 FPS' Exercise of a Contract Option for the Risk Assessment and Management Program  

Department of State
·         21st Century Economic Statecraft 

East-West Center

European Council on Foreign Relations
·         China at the Crossroads 

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Foreign Policy
·         Internet Freedom Starts at Home 
·         Israel's Resilient Democracy 
·         Spy Games 
·         Treacherous Waters [cruise ship industry] 
·         The Wages of 9/11 
·         We're Winning This Fight [Somalia] 
·         Welcome to Shura City 


German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         The Federal Government's Long-Term Fiscal Outlook:  Spring 2012 Update,  GAO-12-521SP 
·         The Government's Long-Term Fiscal Challenge: Implications for Federal Agencies, GAO-12-617CG [presentation] 
·         Maritime Security: Coast Guard Efforts to Address Port Recovery and Salvage Response, GAO-12-494R 
·         Renewable Energy Project Financing:  Improved Guidance and Information Sharing Needed for DOD Project-Level Officials, GAO-12-401 

Government of Australia
·         Australia in the Asian Century  

Government of Canada
·         Replacing Canada’s Fighter Jets  

Heritage Foundation
·         How the Pentagon Can Be Best Buy 

Homeland Security Studies & Analysis Institute

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Center
·         Sexual Offences Act: Implementation Workshop [held in Naivasha, Kenya] 

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy
·         BRICS: In Search of Unity? 
·         Nuclear History Project [43 documents released] 

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq's Post-Withdrawal Crisis, Update 15 March 23-30, 2012 

Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)

Intelligence and National Security Alliance

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         People’s Republic of China: Detailed Assessment Report [and related documents] 

International Peace Institute

International Relations and Security Network
·         Good News from Moldova 

Istituto Affari Internazionali

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, April 6, 2012, v. 10, no. 7 
o    Somalia’s Neighbors Making Progress Against al-Shabaab Despite Threats of Retaliation
o    West Africa's MOJWA Militants — Competition for al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb?
o    How Kurdish PKK Militants Are Exploiting the Crisis in Syria to Achieve Regional Autonomy

Lowy Institute for International Affairs

Marine Corps University Press

National Gang Center
·         NGC Newsletter, Spring 2012, v. 1 
o    Challenges to Schools’ Anti-Gang Policies
o    Gang Activity and the Falling Crime Rate
o    North Carolina’s Approach to Youth Gangs
o    Bullying in Schools: An Overview
o    G.R.E.A.T. Initiative in Central America

National Research Council

National Security Archive

·         NATO Review, 2012 
o    Smart Defence: The Political Angle
o    Smart Defence: What Does it Mean?
o    Smart Defence: The political Angle
o    Smart Defence: The Economic Angle
o    Smart Defence: The Analyst's View
o    Smart Defence for Greece and Turkey?

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [April 3, 2012]  

Nautilus Institute for Security and Cooperation

Observer Research Foundation
·         China Military Watch, April 2012, v. 1, no. 3    

Office of the Auditor General of Canada
·         Replacing Canada’s Fighter Jets 

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
·         Why BRICS Is No Good for Russia 

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Program for Culture and Conflict Studies
·         Culture & Conflict Review, Spring 2012, v. 6, no. 1 
o    Strategic Culture, Civil Military Relations and the Arab Spring
o    City, State and More: Singapore’s Experiment in Contemporary Sovereignty
o    Uttarakhand Election 2012: With Hope and Despair
o    Leadership in Politics: What Makes a Political Leader?


Russian and Eurasian Security Network
·         Russian Analytical Digest, no. 111: Foreign Trade and Investment Climate 
Small Wars Journal
·         Why Israel Will Attack Iran 

UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNDOC)

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Providing Justice in Haiti 

U.S.-Korea Institute

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         The Future of the Marjayia  
·         Ottomania All the Rage in Turkey 

White House
·         Cocaine Smuggling in 2010 

Wilson International Center for Scholars