Monday, October 22, 2012

Friday's Miscellany 10-19-2012

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

American Security Project

Amnesty International
·         Torture and Ill-Treatment in Mexico  

Asian Centre for Human Rights

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council
·         France—Back to the Future  

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for American Progress (CAP)

Center for Global Development

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Asian Defense Spending - 2000-2011 
·         Asia Defense Spending—2000-2011 (slide presentation  
·         Hemisphere Insider, v. 2, no. 26, October 19, 2012 

Center for the Study of Intelligence
·         Studies in Intelligence, v. 56, no. 3, 2012 
o    A Personal Perspective The Evolution of Intelligence Reform, 2002–2004
o    Intelligence After the “Great War”: Captain John A. Gade, US Navy: An Early Advocate of Central Intelligence
o    Edging in From the Cold: The Past and Present State of Chinese Intelligence Historiography
o    Beyond Spy vs. Spy: The Analytic Challenge of Understanding Chinese Intelligence Services
o    A Strategy Framework for the Intelligence Analyst
o    Marking 50 Years of a Directorate: Science and Technology: Origins of a Directorate

Center on International Cooperation (CIC)

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Chicago Council on Global Affairs


Columbia University Law School
·         Counting Drone Strike Deaths 

Congress. Senate. Senator Tom Coburn
·         Waste Book 2012 

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Teeing Up for the Final Debate 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Directive 3100.10, Space Policy, October 18, 2012 
·         DoD Manual 5105.21, Volume 1, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Administrative Security Manual: Administration of Information and Information Systems Security, October 19, 2012 
·         DoD Manual 5105.21, Volume 2, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Administrative Security Manual: Administration of Physical Security, Visitor Control, and Technical Security, October 19, 2012 
·         DoD Manual 5105.21, Volume 3, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Administrative Security Manual: Administration of Personnel Security, Industrial Security, and Special Activities, October 19, 2012 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Enough Project

European Policy Centre (EPC)
·         A Budget for the Euro Zone? 

Foreign Policy
·         The Case for Intervention... 
·         The Creation Myth of Xi Jinping 
·         The Foreign Policy Superbowl 
·         Rewarding Impunity 
·         The True Spy Story Behind Argo [Iran Hostage Rescue] 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         American Exceptionalism… Exposed 
·         How Borders Work 
·         Russia and the U.S. Elections 


George C. Marshall Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Energy-Water Nexus: Coordinated Federal Approach Needed to Better Manage Energy and Water Tradeoffs. GAO-12-880 
·         H-2A Visa Program: Modernization and Improved Guidance Could Reduce Employer Application Burden. GAO-12-706 
·         Homeland Security: Agriculture Inspection Program Has Made Some Improvements, but Management Challenges Persist. GAO-12-885 
·         Homeland Security: Survey of DHS Agriculture Specialists (GAO-12-884SP, September 2012), an E-supplement to GAO-12-885 
·         Prevention and Public Health Fund: Activities Funded in Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011. GAO-12-788 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

Institute for Economics and Peace

Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis (IFPA)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Afghanistan - Order of Battle [updated October 2012
·         Weekly Iraq Update #42, October 11, 2012-October 17, 2012 

International Crisis Group

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
·         World Disasters Report 2012 

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Can Women Save Japan? 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, October 19, 2012, v. 12, no. 20 
o    18th Party Congress to Showcase Rising Status of Private Business
o    China and Qatar Forge a New Era of Relations around High Finance
o    Beijing Building Influence, Shelving Competition in the South Pacific
o    China Steps Up Rhetoric against U.S. Missile Defense
·         Terrorism Monitor, October 18, 2012, v. 10, no. 19 
o    Fears of a Militant Resurgence Loom in Kashmir as Territorial Dispute is Revived at UN Forum
o    Can Somalia’s al-Shabaab Survive the Loss of Kismayo?
o    Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Sets Assassins Loose in Strategic Shift

Korea Institute for National Unification

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2012 [updated Oct 21, 2012] 
·         Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated Oct 16, 2012

Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB)

National Defense University Library
·         Cybersecurity 

National Governors Association (NGA)
·         America Wins: The Struggle for Control of the National Guard 

National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Security Archive

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update Oct 16, 2012

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)

Oxford Research Group

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency
·         Roles and Responsibilities of MNAs 

Pew Global Attitudes Project

Pew Internet and American Life Project

Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)


Small Arms Survey
·         Pistols and Revolvers    

Small Wars Journal
·         It's Not About Us 
·         People and Culture: Who Cares? 

Stanley Foundation
·         The Practical Side of Protection [53rd Strategy for Peace Conference]  

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Conflict Dynamics in Karachi 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Beyond the Red Line
·         Countering the Iranian Missile Threat in the Middle East     

White House
·         NSDD-238 (National Security Decision Directive) - Basic National Security Strategy (recently declassified)