Sunday, April 15, 2012

Friday's Miscellany 04-13-2012

AEI Critical Threats
·         The Parallel Revolution in Yemen 
·         Yeman Crisis Situation Reports 
·         Yeman Order of Battle [updated April 12, 2012] 

Air University Library
·         The Balkans [a bibliography]    

Army War College’s Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Berkman Center on Internet & Society

Bipartisan Policy Center

Brookings Institution
·         Improving the Federal Budgeting Process   
·         QuODA Database 

Canada National Defence, Chief of the Air Staff
·         Royal Canadian Air Force Journal, Winter, 2012, v. 1, no. 1 
o    Royal Canadian Air Force Restored
o    Canadian Forces Air Command: Evolution to Founding
o    The Five-Hour War: The RCAF, Exercise BOOKCHECK, and Nuclear War, 1960-63
o    A Snapshot of Early Cold War RCAF Writing on Canadian Air Power and Doctrine
o    Terminology Talk (Article 3): Functions
o    The Positive Psychological Effect of Air Power

Canadian Defense & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for American Progress

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Climate and Security

Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         The Future of Special Forces 
·         Hemisphere Insider: Volume II, Issue 6 - April 9, 2012 
·         Public Diplomacy for a New Era 
·         Significant Cyber  [updated April 10, 2012]  

Center for Technology and National Security Policy

Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation

Center on Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World
·         Khairat al-Shater on "The Nahda Project" (Complete Translation) 

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House


College of Europe

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         Manual for Courts-Martial (MCM) 2012 edition [large file] 

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General
·         OIG-12-62 FEMA's Efforts to Recoup Improper Payments in Accordance With the Disaster Assistance Recoupment Fairness Act of 2011 
·         OIG-12-68 Coast Guard's Acquisition of the Sentinel Class - Fast Response Cutter  

Department of State
·         Remarks on Iraq and Syria 

Department of Veterans Affairs

East-West Center

Enough Project

European Council on Foreign Relations

Foreign Affairs
·         In Defense of Oil Speculators 

Foreign Policy
·         How to Pirate Proof Your Tanker [photos] 
·         Latin Leaders Behaving Badly 
·         Yemeni Idol 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Soft War = Smart War? Think Again 


German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Army Corps of Engineers:  Peer Review Process for Civil Works Project Studies Can Be Improved, GAO-12-352 
·         Defense Acquisitions:  Further Actions Needed to Improve Accountability for DOD's Inventory of Contracted Services, GAO-12-357 
·         Military Personnel:  Prior GAO Work on DOD's Actions to Prevent and Respond to Sexual Assault in the Military, GAO-12-571R 

Global Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

Harvard National Security Journal

Heritage Foundation

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
·         The Jordanian King’s Challenges 

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security Studies
·         South African Crime Quarterly, March 2012, no. 39 
o    Countering Corruption in South Africa, The Rise and Fall of the Scorpions and Hawks
o    Considering the Glenister Judgment, Independence Requirements for Anti-Corruption Institutions
o    After Glenister, The Case for a New Dedicated Agency
o    Freeing the Hawks, Why an Anti-Corruption Agency should not be in the SAPS
o    On the record, Interview with David Lewis, Director of Corruption Watch

Institute for the Study of War
·         Syria's Political Opposition 

Inter-American Dialogue

International Crisis Group
·         Reform in Myanmar: One Year On 
·         Syria’s Phase of Radicalisation 

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Money and Collateral 

International Relations and Security
·         Between Washington and Tehran 
·         The Power of Persuasion 

International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Afghanistan
·         GEN Allen remarks 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, April 12, 2012, v. 12, no. 8 
o    The Limits to Sino-Indonesian Relations
o    Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Election Reveals Rift with Beijing
o    China’s Awkward Presence at Seoul Nuclear Security Summit
o    Chinese Nuclear Force Modernization: How Much is Enough?

Joint Chiefs of Staff
·         Joint Pub 3-01, Countering Air and Missile Threats, 23 March 2012 
·         Joint Pub 6-01, Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations, 20 March 2012 

Korea Institute for National Unification

Marine Corps University Press

Middle East Institute

National Security Archives

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [April 10, 2012]  

NATO Defense College

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability
·         Papers and Presentations 

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS)

Peace and Conflict Monitor

Polish Institute of International Affairs

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security


Reaching Critical Will of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Royal United Services Institute
·         Destinations of the Defense Pound  
·         Global Jihad Sustained Through Africa  

Small Wars Journal

Stanley Foundation

Strategic Research and Communication Centre

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
·         Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO 

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Providing Justice in Haiti 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Assad's Secretive Cyber Force 
·         How Iran and Turkey See Each Other 
·         The Man Who Would Be King  
·         Squandered Leverage over Iran 

World Nuclear Association
·         Small Nuclear Power Reactors