Monday, September 10, 2012

Friday's Miscellany 09-07-2012

Afghanistan News Network

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Peace Society
·         World Affairs Journal, September-October 2012 
o    Mexico’s Massacre Era: Gruesome Killings, Porous Prisons
o    Russia’s Local Elections: Politics in Spite of Putin
o    The Sufis’ Choice: Egypt’s Political Wild Card
o    America in Decline? It’s a Matter of Choices, Not Fate
o    The Future of Space: Trouble on the Final Frontier
o    The Ultimate Protest: Women Self-Immolate in Tibet
o    Tibet’s Transition: Will Washington Take a Stand?
o    China’s Currency Manipulation: A Policy Debate [Roach]
o    China’s Currency Manipulation: A Policy Debate [Navarro]
o    The Coming Collapse: Authoritarians in China and Russia Face an Endgame
o    Learning from Sadat: The Dividends of American Resolve
o    Mocking Justice in Norway: The Breivik Trial Targets Contrarian Intellectuals

American Security Project
·         Enhancing the Defense Industrial Base  

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         Conflict Trends (No. 6): Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence, September 2012 

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, August 2012, v. 19, no. 8 
o    Viral meningitis, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, 2002-2011
o    Updates: Routine screening for antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus, type 1 (HIV-1), civilian applicants for U.S. military service and U.S. Armed Forces, active and reserve components
o    Pertussis diagnoses among service members and other beneficiaries of the U.S. Military Health System, January 2005-June 2012
o    Hospitalizations for hepatitis A, B, and C, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 1991-2011

Army Combined Arms Center
·         Military Review, September-October 2012, v. 92, no. 5  
o    Just War Theory and Democratization by Force: Two Incompatible Agendas
o    In Search of the Good War: Just War and Realpolitik in Our Time
o    Harnessing Initiative and Innovation: A Process for Mission Command
o    Customary Law and Its Challenges to Afghan Statehood
o    What Comes Next? An Argument for Irregular War in National Defense
o    An Asset Out of You and Me: Communicating What It Truly Means to be a Soldier
o    Nothing is Simple in Afghanistan: The Principles of Sustainment and Logistics in Alexander's Shadow
o    Transnational Criminal Organizations: Mexico’s Commercial Insurgency
o    CGSC: Developing Leaders to Adapt and Dominate for the Army of Today and Tomorrow
o    Developing an Effective Command Philosophy
o    The Next Time We Reinvent Someone Else's Country...

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

AU Press

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

·         Egypt, Israel, Palestine 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
·         Egypt’s Ambiguous Transition 

Center for a New American Security

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Somalia: Little Hope for Peace 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Saudi Arabia’s Energy Policy  

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
·         This Recovery is Different 

Chatham House

College of Europe
·         EU China Observer, no.4, August 2012 

Day After Project

Department of Defense
·         DoD Instruction 5240.16, Counterintelligence Functional Services (CIFS), August 27, 2012 
·         DISA Strategic Plan, 2013-2018 

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2012-108 Questionable Data Cast Doubt on the Need for Continuing the Defense Transportation Coordination Initiative 
·         DODIG-2012-123 Assessment of the Federal Voting Assistance Program Office Implementation of the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act 

Department of Energy

Department of State

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         China Country Analysis Brief 

Enough Project

Feinstein International Center
·         Winning Hearts and Minds in Uruzgan Province [Afghanistan] 

Foreign Military Studies Office (FMSO)
·         OE Watch, August 2012, v. 2, no. 8 

Foreign Policy
·         Is It Over Yet? [conventions] 
·         Out of the Nuclear Closet 
·         Skateboarding in Kabul 

·         The Netherlands and Central Asia 
·         Portugal and Central Asia 

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshal Fund of the United States

Global Humanitarian Assistance
·         Funding to the Syrian Crisis 

Harvard Law School National Security Journal

Heinrich Böll Foundation

Heritage Foundation
·         American Statesman: The Enduring Relevance of George Washington
·         Clinton Tax Hikes Slowed Growth
·         The U.N. Human Rights Council Does Not Deserve U.S. Support  
·         U.S.–U.K. Extradition Treaty—Fair, Balanced, and Worth Defending

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
·         The Invisible War in West Asia 

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq's Post-Withdrawal Crisis, Update #35 August 22, 2012-August 31, 2012     
·         Iraq's Post-Withdrawal Crisis, Update #36 August 31, 2012-September 6, 2012 

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute of National Security Studies (Israel)

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Relations and Security Network
·         The Arms Trade by Numbers  
·         Supplying Arms – The Syrian Case 

International Republican Institute (IRI)

James Baker Institute for Public Policy

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, September 7, 2012, v. 12, no. 17 
o    China’s Shades of Grey
o    Diaoyu-Senkaku Crisis Tests Resilience of Beijing’s Japan Diplomacy
o    Sino-Japanese Relations: Citizens Taking Charge Despite Government Efforts
o    China’s Search for a “New Type of Great Power Relationship”

Korea Institute for National Unification

Long War Journal

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism

National Security Archive

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre
·         South Sudan’s Emergency State 

Open Society Foundations

Pak Institute for Peace Studies
·         Anatomy of Green-on-Blue Attacks 

Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

Pew Internet and American Life Project

Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
·         Campaign 2012 

Pew Social and Demographics Trends

Polish Institute of International Affairs


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Arms Survey
·         Estimating Civilian Owned Firearms 

Small Wars Journal

Stanley Foundation

United Kingdom Parliament—House of Lords—European Union Committee

UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Secretariat (UNISDR)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         How Business Can Foster Peace 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Arab Power after the Spring 
·         A Conversation with A.Q. Khan 
·         Inside Iran's Nuclear Program 
·         Israel's Natural Gas Challenges 
·         Radioactive 
·         Two Egyptian Views of U.S. Policy 

World Wide Web Foundation
·         Web Index 2012