Sunday, August 26, 2012

Friday's Miscellany 08-17-2012

Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)

Al Jazeera Center for Studies
·         A Long War of Attrition in Syria 

American Enterprise Institute

Asia Society

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council
·         Zimbabwe’s Ticking Time Bomb 

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
·         Ken Henry's Asian Century     

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Berkman Center on Internet & Society

Brookings Institute
·         Stopping Extremist Settlers 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for a New American Security

Center for American Progress

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS)
·         Homeland Security Affairs, August 2012, v. 8 
o    Homeland Security: Advancing the National Strategic Position
o    How to Quantify Deterrence and Reduce Critical Infrastructure Risk
o    A Maritime Strategic Doctrine Threat Assessment of Sea-Based Drug Trafficking Organizations and Terrorist Group Operations
o    Integration of Social Determinants of Community Planning Preparedness and Resiliency in Twenty-first Century Emergency Management

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Center for Strategic Leadership

Chatham House

Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
·         Accelerating Change: Today's Defense Intelligence Imperative [LTG Flynn's Message and Guidance] 

Department of Defense

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2012-119 Most Geographic Combatant Commands Effectively Planned and Executed Disaster Relief Operations, but Improvements Could Be Made, August 14, 2012 

Director National Intelligence
·         2011 Data Mining Report 

East-West Center

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, August 2012, v. 81, no. 8 
o    Crowd Management
o    Detecting Deception
o    Change Can Be a Slippery Slope
o    The Power of Police Civility
o    Picketers, Protesters, and Police: The First Amendment and Investigative Activity
o    Honor of the Badge

Foreign Policy
·         Con Air 
·         Hugo and the Hereafter 
·         The Souls of Chinese Cities    

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Fraser Institute

·         Funding Arab Reform? 

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshal Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle: DOD Is Addressing Knowledge Gaps in Its New Acquisition Strategy. GAO-12-822 
·         International Taxation: Information on Foreign-Owned but Essentially U.S.-Based Corporate Groups Is Limited. GAO-12-794 

Harvard Law School - National Security Journal

Heritage Foundation

Hudson Institute

India National Defense College

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Afghanistan - Order of Battle [updated August 2012]
·         Iraq's Post-Withdrawal Crisis, Update 32-July 27, 2012-August 3, 2012 
·         Map of Baghdad, Iraq  
·         Map of Mosul, Iraq 
·         Map: Syria's Maturing Insurgency 

International Crisis Group
·         Election Reform in Pakistan 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Integrated Regional Information Networks

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, August 17, 2012, v. 12, no. 16 
o    Army Day Coverage Stresses PLA’s Contributions and Party Control
o    Sansha: New City in the South China Sea
o    Taiwan Rebalances in the Near Seas
o    Beijing Doubles Down on Kim Dynasty

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Joint Chiefs of Staff
·         JP 3-33, Joint Task Force Headquarters, 30 July 2012    

Korea Institute for National Unification

Lowy Institute for International Policy

Middle East Institute

Moshe Dayan Center
·         Assad's Syria on the Brink 

National Academies Press

National Security Archive

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update August 14, 2012

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre
·         The War for Afghanistan 

Norway Office of the Prime Minister

Observer Research Foundation
·         China Military Watch - August 16, 2012, v.1, no. 11 
o    PLA tests combat capabilities near Indian border
·         Decoding Romney's Worldview 
·         Haqqani Network: A Dilemma for US 

Overseas Development Institute

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Hispanic Center

Police Executive Research Forum

Project on Defense Alternatives


Royal United Services Institute

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal

Strategic Studies Institute

Terrorism Research Initiative
·         Perspectives on Terrorism, August 2012, v. 6, no. 3 
o    Why Right is Might: How the Social Science on Radicalisation suggests that International Human Rights Norms actually help frame Effective Counterterrorism Policies
o    Assessing Psycho-Social Resilience in Diplomatic, Civilian & Military Personnel Serving in a High-Threat Security Environment during Counter-Insurgency and Counter-Terrorism Operations in Iraq
o    Hizballah in Africa
o    An Interview with Islamist Scholar Abd al-Mun’im Moneep
o    Trends and Developments in Terrorism: a Research Note
o    Twelve Rules for Preventing and Countering Terrorism
o    Literature on the Future of Terrorism (including Trends)
o    Three Bibliographies on (i) Drones and Targeted Killing, (ii) Prosecuting Terrorism and (iii) Enhanced Interrogation Techniques v. Torture

Transatlantic Academy

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Assad's Self-Fulfilling Prophecy 
·         Israel Debates a Strike on Iran 
·         New U.S. Tone on Iran