Monday, September 3, 2012

Friday's Miscellany 08-31-2012


Air University
·         Air & Space Power Journal, September-October 2012, v. 26, no. 5 
o    Driving towards Success in the Air Force Cyber Mission: Leveraging Our Heritage to Shape Our Future
o    The Air Force's Individual Mobilization Augmentee Program: Is the Current Organizational Structure Viable?
o    An Evolution in Intelligence Doctrine: The Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Mission Type Order
o    Joint Targeting and Air Support in Counterinsurgency: How to Move to Mission Command
o    Building Partnership Capacity: Operation Harmattan and Beyond
o    Toward a Superior Promotion System
o    Geopolitics versus Geologistics
o    An Airman's Perspective on Mission Command
o    Seeing It Coming: Revitalizing Future Studies in the US Air Force
o    A Misapplied and Overextended Example: Gen J. N. Mattis's Criticism of Effects-Based Operations
o    Airmen Need to Prepare for a Post-Atlantis World
·         Strategic Studies Quarterly, Fall 2012, v. 6, no. 3 
o    America's Air Force: Strong, Indispensable, and Ready for the Twenty-First Century
o    Claiming the Lost Cyber Heritage
o    Depleted Trust in the Cyber Commons
o    Escalation Dynamics and Conflict Termination in Cyberspace
o    Sharing the Cyber Journey
o    The Specter of Non-Obvious Warfare
o    Internet Governance and National Security
o    The Customary International Law of Cyberspace

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Security Project (ASP)

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset

Arthur D. Simons Center
·         InterAgency Journal, Summer 2012, v. 3, no. 3 
o    Radiological Nuclear Detection Task Force
o    The Interagency Role in Conflict Prevention
o    Interagency Collaboration by Design
o    Whole of Government is Half an Answer
o    The Role of the Military Chaplain in the “3D” Process
o    The National Counterterrorism Center and
o    the Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop Series
o    Risk Culture Similarities & Differences between State and DoD
o    Interagency Coordination to Employ Veterans
o    Validating a Whole-of-Government Approach and Redefining the Civil-Military Operations Cell

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Bipartisan Policy Center
·         Update on Iran’s Nuclear Program 

Brookings Institute
·         Egypt, Israel, Palestine 


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for American Progress

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         The CIP Report: Smart Grid Security [August 2012] 

Center for Security Policy

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Islam, Islamism, and Politics in Eurasia Report (IIPER)- No. 60, 31 August 2012 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)


Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Trends in U.S. Military Spending       

Defense Business Board (DBB)

Defense Science Board (DSB)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2012-114  Intelligence and Special Program Assessments DODIG-2012-114 Assessment of Security Within the Department of Defense - Security Policy 

Department of Homeland Security
·         OIG-12-103 Efficiency and Effectiveness of TSA's Visible Intermodel Prevention and Response Program Within Rail and Mass Transit Systems (Redacted) 

Department of the Navy (DoN)
·         OPNAV 3400.10G - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense Requirements Supporting Operational Fleet Readiness  

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Norway Country Analysis Brief 

Enough Project
·         Ending the LRA 

European Council on Foreign Relations

Foreign Policy
·         America, the Insecure 
·         China's One Percent 
·         A Dangerous Mind [Mitt Romney's foreign policy] 
·         Leading from the Front 
·         Lions on the Move [Africa's economy] 


German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Coast Guard: Legacy Vessels' Declining Conditions Reinforce Need for More Realistic Operational Targets. GAO-12-741 
·         Freedom of Information Act: Additional Actions Can Strengthen Agency Efforts to Improve Management. GAO-12-828 
·         Oil and Gas Management: Interior's Reorganization Complete, but Challenges Remain in Implementing New Requirements. GAO-12-423 

Harvard Law School, National Security Journal

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)
·         IAEA Safeguards Report on Iran 
·         IAEA Safeguards Report on Syria 

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq's Post-Withdrawal Crisis, Update #34 August 15, 2012-August 22, 2012 

International Centre for the Study of Radicalization and Political Violence (ICSR)

International Crisis Group
·         Indonesia: Defying the State 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Global Housing Cycles 

International Peace Institute (IPI)

International Relations and Security Network
·         China's 'Significant Others' 

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Korea Institute for National Unification

Moshe Dayan Center

National Academies Press

National Defense University Press

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update August 28, 2012

Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre
·         Sinai Moves to Centre-Stage 

Observer Research Foundation
·         India and the ASAT Weapon 
·         Japanese PM's Political Woes 
·         South China Sea Monitor, September 2012, v. 1, no. 9 

Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the United Nations in New York
·         End Polio Now Dinner [remarks by Ambassador H.E. Zahur Tanin]  

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Social & Demographic Trends


Security Council Report
·         Cross-Cutting Report: Children and Armed Conflict [August 2012] 

Small Wars Journal
·         War: Each of Us Students 
·         The War on Terror - Over? 
·         Why Lebanon Will Not Fall 

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute
·         2012-13 Key Strategic Issues List 

United Nations Country Team
·         Gaza in 2020: A Livable Peace?  

United Nations Assistance Mission in Darfur

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

U.S. Office on Colombia

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         The End of Pax Adana 
·         Nuclear Iran: A Glossary of Terms 

World Public Opinion