Monday, August 13, 2012

Friday's Miscellany 08-10-2012

Afghanistan News Network

American Enterprise Institute

American Security Project

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location & Event Dataset
·         Conflict Trends (No. 5): Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence, August 2012 

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, July 2012, v. 19, no. 7 
o    Health of women after wartime deployments: correlates of risk for selected medical conditions among females after initial and repeat deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq, active component, U.S. Armed Forces
o    Acute pelvic inflammatory disease, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2002-2011
o    Ectopic pregnancy, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2002-2011
o    Iron deficiency anemia, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2002-2011
o    Historical snapshot: Dr. Mary E. Walker, Civil War surgeon, Medal of Honor recipient
o    Surveillance snapshot: traumatic amputations among female service members, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2011

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

·         The European Crises—Banking Challenges    

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute
·         Libertarian Roots of the Tea Party  

Center for American Progress (CAP)

Center for Global Development

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Nonproliferation Studies

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Center for the Study of Intelligence
·         Studies in Intelligence, June 2012, v. 56, no. 2 
o    A Spy Who Made His Own Way: Ernest Hemingway, Wartime Spy
o    The Economics of Overthrow: The United States, Britain, and the Hidden
o    Justification of Operation TPAJAX

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Chatham House

Citizens Against Government Waste

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Sequestration Update Report: August 2012 

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         The Economy of the Olympics 

Danish Institute for International Studies

Department of Defense

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2012-116   External Quality Control Review of the Defense Information Systems Agency Audit Organization 

Department of State

Department of the Army

Directorate-General for External Policies (EU)

Enough Project
·         Failing Darfur 


Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Foreign Policy
·         Dumb and Dumber 
·         King Boris [London] 
·         So You Want to Be a Sanctions-Buster [Iran]   
·         The Syrian Spillover 
·         There's Nothing in the Water... [sharks] 

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshal Fund of the United States
·         Funding Arab Reform? 
·         Geography of Opportunity 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Anticipating and Meeting Accountability Challenges in a Dynamic Environment, by Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States, before the American Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois. GAO-12-988CG 
·         Counternarcotics Assistance: U.S. Agencies Have Allotted Billions in Andean Countries, but DOD Should Improve Its Reporting of Results. GAO-12-824 
·         Drug Control: Initial Review of the National Strategy and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Programs. GAO-12-744R 
·         Telecommunications: Exposure and Testing Requirements for Mobile Phones Should Be Reassessed. GAO-12-771 

Heritage Foundation

Infinity Journal
·         The Journal of Military Operations, Summer 2012, v. 1, no. 1 
o    Building a hollow ANSF - Vietnam Revisited?
o    Positioning the Battalion Commander: The Advance and Pursuit from Awali to Beirut, 6-13 June 1982
o    The Operational Level of War Does Not Exist
o    The Continuing Relevance of Military Denial and Deception
o    A British Parachuting Capability?

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
·         The Beginning of the End in Syria 

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)

Institute for Strategic Dialogue
·         Counter Extremism Project    

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy
·         Apocalyptic Musings about Syria  

Institute for the Study of War
·         Afghanistan Order of Battle (updated August 2012

Institute on Race Relations

Inter-American Dialogue
·         Latin America’s Energy Future  

International Crisis Group

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         The Chicago Plan Revisited 

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, August 9, 2012, v. 10, no. 16 
o    Repression Begets Rebellion in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province
o    Assessing the Threat to Turkey from Syrian-Based Kurdish Militants
o    Al-Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood: Alternative Visions of an Islamist Egypt

Joint Chiefs of Staff
·         JP 4-02, Health Service Support, 26 July 2012 

Joint Planning and Development Office (JPDO)

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)
o    Hearts and Minds: Islam and Afghanistan’s Moral Center of Gravity
o    The USSOCOM Trinity: Refining Special Operations Commitment to 21st Century Warfare
o    Targeting the Will of the Insurgent in order to Manipulate the Breakpoint of an Insurgency
o    Unity of Effort in the New World Dynamic: Success through Shared Vision
o    Dual Use Special Operation Force

Kaspersky Lab Global Research and Analysis Team
·         Gauss: Abnormal Distribution [malware] 

Middle East Institute

National Academies Press

National Bureau of Asian Research

National Defense University Press

National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NIMO)
·         NMIO Technical Bulletin, Summer 2012 
o    Maritime Role in Transportation of Licit and Illicit Goods
o    DHS Open Mongoose System
o    Maritime Domain Integration
o    New Passive Sonar System for Waterside Security
o    Seaweb Subsurface Sensor Network for Port Surveillance and Maritime Domain Awareness
o    Underwater Intruder Detection

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation
·         China Military Watch, v. 1, no.10 
o    China establishes military garrison in the South China Sea

Pak Institute for Peace Studies

Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
·         The International Economy in 2011 

Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
·         Ask the Expert: How Many U.S. Sikhs?    

Physicians for Human Rights

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         Building a Durable Peace in Mali 


Project on Government Oversight (POGO)



Small Wars Journal
·         The COiNventional Wisdom 

Southern Poverty Law Center

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

US International Trade Commission (USITC)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Hezbollah's Karma in Syria 
·         Iran and the Human Rights Opening 

White House

Wilson Center