Sunday, November 25, 2012

Friday's Miscellany 11-23-2012

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Peace Society

·         World Affairs Journal, November-December 2012
o    Could Australia Tilt Toward China?
o    Hedging Bets: Washington’s Pivot to India
o    The Kurds’ Evolving Strategy in Turkey
o    Libya’s Year One: Life After Qaddafi
o    A Tilt Toward China? Australia Reconsiders Its American Ties
o    Washington’s Pivot to India

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

 Arms Control Council/BASIC/IFSH

Atlantic Council

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

·         China: Interesting Times

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Berkman Center on Internet & Society


·         From Bad Cop to Good Cop: The Challenge ofSecurity Sector Reform in Egypt [report in English and Arabic]

CACI International Inc

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute

Catholic Agency for Overseas Development

Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation (CGCC)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

·         Significant Cyber Incidents Since 2006 [updated November 20, 2012]

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Chatham House

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington

College of Europe

·         EU China Observer, no.5, November  2012

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

·         Poland's Economic Model

Delhi Policy Group

Department of Defense (DOD)

·         DoD Directive 3000.09, Autonomy in Weapon Systems, November 21, 2012

Emergency Capacity Building Project

EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

European Interagency Security Forum (EISF)

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Federation of American Scientists (FAS)

Foreign Policy

·         Bearing Witness [Gaza]
·         On Pilgrims and Zionists
·         That Other War [Congo]
·         Thanksgiving is Un-American
·         Trouble on the Home Front

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)


German Marshall Fund of the United States

·         Turkey’s Diminutive Democracy

Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA)

·         Interactive Map of Affected Countries [targeted attacks on schools, teachers, and students, or the military use and occupation of schools by armed forces]

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

·         Information Management: National Technical Information Service's Dissemination of Technical Reports Needs Congressional Attention. GAO-13-99
·         Returned Peace Corps Volunteers: Labor and Peace Corps Need Joint Approach to Monitor Access to and Quality of Health Care Benefits. GAO-13-27
·         Spectrum Management: FCC's Licensing Approach in the 11, 18, and 23 Gigahertz Bands Currently Supports Spectrum Availability and Efficiency. GAO-13-78R

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

·         Social Capital and Conflict

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for the Study of War

·         Afghanistan - Order of Battle [updated November 2012]
·         Timeline: Ali Mussa Daqduq
·         Weekly Iraq Update #47 November 15, 2012-November 21, 2012

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Center for Research on Women

 International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

International Relations and Security Network

·         Mexico's Grand Strategy [with related pubs]
·         Russia's Grand Strategy

Joint Chiefs of Staff

·         Joint Pub 2-03, Geospatial Intelligence Support to Joint Operations, 31 October 2012

National Academies Press

National Defense University Press

National Security Archive

 NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center

·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update Nov 13, 2012]

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)


Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

UN Office on Drugs and Crime

US  International Trade Commission (USITC)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

·         The Fuel for the Flames
·         How to End the War in Gaza