Sunday, July 15, 2012

Friday's Miscellany 07-13-2012


Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute
·         Yemen Crisis Situation Reports, [latest update July 11, 2012

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)
·         Report Raw Data   

American Security Project
·         American Security Quarterly, July 2012 
o    Time to Take a Fresh Look at Security
o    A War Lesson to Learn, Still
o    Increasing Our National Security with New Technology
o    Watching the Horizon from Chicago
o    World Oil Market Oversupplied?
o    Goodbye Discovery
o    What we Misunderstand about drones
o    US must ratify Law of the Sea Convention
o    Keeping the lights on in Pakistan

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (MSMR), June 2012, v. 19, no. 6 
o    Amputations of upper and lower extremities, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2011
o    Deaths by suicide while on active duty, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, 1998-2011
o    Mental disorders and mental health problems, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2011
o    Incident diagnoses of cancers and cancer-related deaths, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2011
o    Surveillance Snapshot: deployment-related injuries to external genital organs, by month and service, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, January 2003-April 2012

Army Combined Arms Center
·         Military Review, July-August 2012, v. 92, no. 4 
o    An Army Outgunned: Physics Demands a New Basic Combat Weapon
o    Cultural Training for Military Personnel: Revisiting the Vietnam Era
o    A Strategic-Level Intelligence Advisor's Lessons Learned
o    Turkey and the Arab Spring
o    Inevitable Sword of Heat
o    Gardener-Leaders: A New Paradigm for Developing Adaptive, Creative, and Humble Leaders
o    The Missed Opportunity: A Critique of ADP 3-0, Unified Land Operations
o    The Individual Ready Reserve: Reforming the Army's Hidden Legions
o    Observations of a Strategic Corporal
o    General Richard Cavazos and the Korean War, 1953: A Study in Combat Leadership
o    The Joy of Officership

Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

Army War College
·         Parameters, Spring 2012, v. 42, no. 1 
o    The Complexity Trap
o    The European Debt Crisis and American Security Policy
o    Counterinsurgency, Legitimacy, and the Rule of Law
o    Identifying Emerging Hybrid Adversaries
o    Fear and Outrage as Terrorists' Goals
o    Allies and Airpower in Libya
o    The Reassertion of the United States in the Asia-Pacific Region
o    On "Religious Speech in the Military: Freedoms and Limitations"
o    Reflections on the Great War
o    A Peoples' Contest: What Caused the Civil War? How Was It Fought? Should It Have Been Fought?

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council
·         Perpetual Conflict in the Sudans 

Bank of Korea

Bipartisan Policy Center

Brookings Institute

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
·         The Big Three in EU Foreign Policy  
·         Tunisian Media in Transition  

Center for Nonproliferation Studies

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic Communication

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Hemisphere Insider: Volume II, Issue 18 - July 9, 2012 

Center on Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World
·         The Guardian of Pakistan's Shia 

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy and Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Congress. House. Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
·         Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Treaty Doc. 112-7) 

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
·         Islamism and Religious Authority 

Department of Defense
·         DOD Cloud Computing Strategy 
·         Cloud strategy memo    
·         DoD Directive 5100.46, Foreign Disaster Relief (FDR), July 6, 2012 
·         DoD Instruction 5210.83, DoD Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information (UCNI), July 12, 2012 
·         Military Power of Iran 

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2012-109 Assessment of U.S. Government and Coalition Efforts to Develop the Afghan Local Police 

Department of Homeland Security
·         OIG-12-91 FEMA’s Efforts To Recoup Improper Payments in Accordance with the Disaster Assistance Recoupment Fairness Act of 2011  
·         OIG-12-92 The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Requirements for Reporting Homeland Security Grant Program Achievements 
·         OIG-12-93 Progress Has Been Made in Securing Laptops and Wireless Networks at FEMA 
·         OIG-12-95 CBP Information Technology Management: Strengths and Challenges (Redacted) 

Department of State
·         Delivering on the New Silk Road 

East -West Center

Enough Project

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Feinstein International Center

Foreign Policy
·         Cheap at Any Price [China and North Korea] 
·         Dark Soldiers of the New Order   
·         Putin's Katrina 
·         The Romney-Cheney Doctrine 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)


Geneva Centre for Security Policy

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Counterterrorism: U.S. Agencies Face Challenges Countering the Use of Improvised Explosive Devices in the Afghanistan/Pakistan Region. GAO-12-907T [testimony] 
·         Defense Infrastructure: The Navy's Use of Risk Management at Naval Stations Mayport and Norfolk. GAO-12-710R 
·         Electronic Warfare: DOD Actions Needed to Strengthen Management and Oversight. GAO-12-479 
·         Foreign Assistance: U.S. Assistance to the West Bank and Gaza for Fiscal Years 2010 And 2011. GAO-12-817R 
·         Information Technology Reform: Progress Made but Future Cloud Computing Efforts Should be Better Planned. GAO-12-756 
·         Iraq: U.S. Assistance to Iraq's Minority Groups in Response to Congressional Directives. GAO-12-834 
·         Justice Assets Forfeiture Fund: Transparency of Balances and Controls over Equitable Sharing Should Be Improved. GAO-12-736 
·         Security Clearances: Agencies Need Clearly Defined Policy for Determining Civilian Position Requirements. GAO-12-800 

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
·         CBW [Chemical & Biological Weapons] Magazine, Summer 2012, v. 5, no. 1 
o    CBR Security: India's Threats and Vulnerabilities
o    News Analysis: Chemical Substance Attacks in Afghan Schools
o    Perspective on Implications of the Advances in Life Sciences and Technologies Related to BTWC
o    2011 Libyan Disclosures: 'Take-away' for CWC verification
o    Anthrax Threat in Pakistan, Global Context and Regional Consequences

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         South African Crime Quarterly, SACQ 40, June 2012 
o    Policing Powers, Politics, Pragmatism and the Provinces. Revitalising Policing Oversight in the Western Cape
o    The Code of Silence. Revisiting South African Police Integrity
o    Look Before You Leap. Hate Crime Legislation Reconsidered
o    Lost, Stolen or Skimmed. Overcoming Credit Card Fraud in South Africa
o    On the Record. Interview with Sindiswa Chikunga, Chair of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Police

Institute for the Understanding of War

International Crisis Group

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
·         India's Role in Afghanistan 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

James A Baker Institute

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, July 12, 2012, v. 10, no. 14 
o    Crisis in Greece: Anarchists in the Birthplace of Democracy
o    From Pakistan to Yemen: Adapting the U.S. Drone Strategy
o    Holier Than Thou: Rival Clerics in the Syrian Jihad

Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre

Korea Institute for National Unification

Lexington Institute

Marine Corps University Press
·         Marine Corps Journal, Spring 2012, v. 3, no. 1 
o    The Somaliland Exception: Lessons on Postconflict State Building from the Part of the Former Somalia gatWorks
o    “The Bones of the British Lying in Maiwand Are Lonely”: A Victorian Battle and Its Continuing Impact on Afghan Memory
o    The Use of Indigenous Forces in Stability Operations: The Philippine Constabulary, 1901–1917
o    “Translating the Promise of Political Change”: Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns on U.S. Policy in the Wake of the Arab Spring

Moshe Dayan Center
·         Turkey: A Conservative Road 

National Academies Press

National Bureau of Asian Research

National Gang Center (NGC)
·         NGC Newsletter, Summer 2012, v. 1 

·         NATO Review, July 2012 [Threats from Within] 

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update July 10, 2012

NATO Defense College

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation
·         Indus: Connecting the Drops 

Open Society Justice Initiative

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Pew Global Attitudes Project
·         Key Indicators Database 


Refugees International

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Russian and Eurasian Security Network
·         Russian Analytical Digest, No. 116 - Military Reform 

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         British Military Decline 1919-1939 
·         Yemen: Beyond Resolution 2051 

Strategic Studies Institute
·         U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues, Vol 2: National Security Policy and Strategy, 5th Ed. 

Tokyo Conference on Afghanistan

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Would Turkey Leave NATO? 

West Point

Wilson Center

World Bank