Sunday, July 8, 2012

Friday's Miscellany 07-06-2012

Afghanistan Analysts Network

Air University
·         Air and Space Power Journal, July-August 2012, v. 26, no. 4 
o    From the Air: Rediscovering Our Raison D’être
o    KWar: Cyber and Epistemological Warfare—Winning the Knowledge War by Rethinking Command and Control
o    Toward a Superior Promotion System
o    The Importance of Airpower in Supporting Irregular Warfare in Afghanistan
o    Exchanging Business Cards: The Impact of the National Defense Authorization
o    Act of 2012 on Domestic Disaster Response
o    Wither the Leading Expeditionary Western Air Powers in the Twenty-First Century?
o    Embracing the Moon in the Sky or Fishing the Moon in the Water? Some Thoughts on Military Deterrence: Its Effectiveness and Limitations

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
·         UAV Code of Conduct 

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Berghof Foundation

Berkman Center on Internet & Society

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

Brookings Institute

Care International

Center for Global Development

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Iraq After US Withdrawal 
·         U.S.-Albania Forum: Policy Brief Nr.1 

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Chatham House

Civil-Military Fusion Centre (CFC)
·         CFC Afghanistan Map Library 


Council on Foreign Relations
·         Fraying European Unity 

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2012-110  Better Oversight Needed for the National Guard’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams, July 2, 2012  

Department of Energy

Department of Homeland Security
·         OIG-12-87 DHS’ Intelligence Community Members’ Continuity of Operations and Intelligence Readiness 

East West Center

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         The EU and Mindanao: Innovative Avenues for Seeking Peace          

European Policy Centre

Foreign Policy
·         America the Absent 
·         Atmosphere of Distortion 
·         The Little Syrian Town That Could     
·         Qaddafi Lives 
·         Think Again: India's Rise 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)


German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         U.S. Merchant Marine Academy: Additional Actions Needed to Establish Effective Internal Control. GAO-12-369 

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO)
·         2011 Cost Report 

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
·         South Asia Trends, June 16-30, 2012, v. 3, no. 7 

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Infinity Journal
·         Infinity Journal, v. 2, no. 3 Summer 2012 
o    The Foundation of Strategic Thinking
o    Living in a Mahanian World
o    Clearing the Air - Taking Manoeuvre and Attrition Out of Strategy
o    Married to Clausewitz but Sleeping with Jomini: How Operational Concepts Masquerade as Strategy, and Why They Must
o    Beyond Future Threats: A Business Alternative to Threat-Based Strategic Planning
o    An Introduction to Clausewitzian Strategic Theory: General Theory, Strategy, and Their Relevance for Today

Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq’s Post-Withdrawal Crisis, Update 27 - June 16, 2012-June 22, 2012 

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         The (Other) Deleveraging 
·         Paths to Eurobonds 

International Peace Institute (IPI)

James A. Baker Institute for Public Policy

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, July 7, 2012, v. 12, no. 13 
o    Developing a Framework for PLA Precision Operations
o    Toward A Second Generation of Ethnic Policies?
o    Confucius Institutes and the Question of China’s Soft Power Diplomacy
o    China and NATO: Grappling with Beijing’s Hopes and Fears
·         Terrorism Monitor, July 5, 2012, v. 10. no. 13 
o    The PKK Strategy to Disrupt Political Negotiations on the Kurdish Issue
o    Are Yemen's Anar al-Shari'a and AQAP One and the Same?
o    Intervening in Mali: West African Nations Plan Offensive against Islamists and Tuareg Rebels

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

Korea Institute for National Unification

Lowy Institute

Minority Rights Group International

Monterey Institute for international Studies (MIIS)

National Academies Press

National Diet of Japan Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (NAIIC)
·         Official report of the Commission 

National Security Archive
·         Trilateralism and Beyond 

Observer Research Foundation
·         China Military Watch, v. 1, no. 9, July 1, 2012 
o    Hu seeking to retain control of PLA?
·         EU-India Free Trade: Make or Break 

Oxfam International

Peace Research Institute Oslo

Perspectives on Federalism

Polish Institute of International Affairs


Small War Journal

Stimson Center

Strategic Studies Institute

Transport Canada (TC)/U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
·         2012 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG2012) 

UK Defence Committee

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Avoiding Meeting Fatigue 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Egypt's Islamist Future 
·         Senior Sunni Defections in Syria 
·         Turkey's Role in the Arab Spring 
·         What This Defection Means to Assad