Sunday, November 11, 2012

Friday's Miscellany 11-09-2012

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

·         Islamic Militancy in Africa

Air University Library Bibliographies

·         Space Bibliography (2012)

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset

·         Conflict Trends (No.8): Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence, November 2012

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)


Campaign Against Depleted Uranium

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for American Progress (CAP)

·         Federal Judicial Emergencies

Center for Security Studies (CSS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

·         Hemisphere Insider: Volume II, Issue 29 - November 9,2012
·         Issues & Insights, v. 12 , no. 12
·         U.S.-India Insight, October 2012, v. 2, no. 10
o    U.S.-India Military Engagement: Steady as She Goes

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Chatham House

Conciliation Resources

·         Memories Without Borders [Turkish-Armenian-Azerbaijani documentary]
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

·         The Chinese Communist Party

Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security

Department of Defense (DOD)

·         Biosurveillance
·         DoD Instruction 5200.44, Protection of Mission Critical Functions to Achieve Trusted Systems and Networks (TSN), November 5, 2012
·         Timeline for Benghazi Response

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)

·         DODIG-2013-019 Defense Institution Reform Initiative Program Elements Need to Be Defined, November 9, 2012 November 8, 2012

Department of Homeland Security

·         OIG-13-05 Personnel Security and Internal Control at TSA’s Legacy Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing Office

Department of the Navy

·         OPNAV 3440.15C Department of the Navy Nuclear Weapon Incident Response Management

Enough Project

EU Institute for Security Studies

 EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

European Parliament

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Feinstein International Center

Foreign Policy

·         Kafka in Beijing
·         Xi Jinping's Challenge

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)


German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

·         Financial Audit: Bureau of the Public Debt's Fiscal Years 2012 and 2011 Schedules of Federal Debt. GAO-13-114
·         Financial Audit: Office of Financial Stability (Troubled Asset Relief Program) Fiscal Years 2012 and 2011 Financial Statements. GAO-13-126R  

Heritage Foundation

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Institute for the Understanding of War

·         Northern Syria Map Nov 2012
·         Weekly Iraq Update #45 - November 2, 2012-November 7,2012

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation

·         China Brief, November 6, 2012, v. 12, no. 21
o    Professionalism and Factionalism in the PLA Leadership Selection
o    China Evaluates the U.S. Presidential Race
o    China and Brunei: Ties that Bind?
o    Shifts in Beijing’s Afghan Policy: A View From the Ground

Lexington Institute

·         Ensuring the Resilience of the U.S. Electrical Grid

Long War Journal

·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2012 [updated Nov 8, 2012]
·         Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated Nov 11,2012]

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive

 NATO Civil-Military Fusion Centre

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Naval War College

·         Naval War College Review, Winter 2013, v. 66, no. 1
o    The Perils of History [Hattendorf Prize Lecture]
o    The Secretary and CNO on 23-24 October 1962: Setting the Historical Record Straight
o    Globalization, Security, and Economic Well-Being
o    Replacing Battleships with Aircraft Carriers in the Pacific in World War II
o    Sea Control through the Eyes of the Person Who Does It: A Theoretical Field Analysis
o    For Want of a Timely Call [Commentary essay]
o    Parshall's "Whoppers" Examined [Research & Debate essay]

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)


·         Stability Operations, November-December 2012, v. 8, no. 3
o    Strategy, National Security, and Social Change: Exploring an Evolving Security Environment
o    Mentoring with the Goal of Stability: Lessons from Afghan National Army Training
o    Sandhurst in the Sand: Bringing British Training to Afghanistan
o    Post-Conflict Law and Order: Short Takes from a Recent Stimson Study
o    Ending Human Trafficking in U.S. Government Contracts: Implications for Federal Contractors
o    A West African Time Bomb: Islamic Jihadists Establish an Al-Qaeda Franchise in Northern Mali
o    A conversation with Mark Kroeker: Police Training in an Evolving United Nations
Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)


Refugees International

Refugees Studies Centre

Small Arms Survey

·         Internal Control: Codes of Conduct within Insurgent Armed Groups                 

Small Wars Journal

Ubiquity Press

·         Stability: International Journal of Security & Development, October/November 2012, v. 1, no. 1
o    Slip-Sliding on a Yellow Brick Road: Stabilization Efforts in Afghanistan
o    From Insurgency to Bureaucracy: Free Aceh Movement, Aceh Party and the New Face of Conflict
o    Interim Stabilisation in Fragile Security Situations
o    What if the FARC Demobilizes?
o    Preventive Diplomacy and Conflict Prevention: Obstacles and Opportunities
o    Reviewing the Justice and Security Hub Modality as Piloted in Liberia
o    Catalysts and Networks for Stability
o    Globalisation with a Twist: Stability, Volatility and Fragility All in One

UNESCO Pakistan

Union of Concerned Scientists

 UK House of Commons

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US International Trade Commission (USITC)

·         Journal of International Commerce and Economics, 2012
o    Services Liberalization and Computable General Equilibrium Modeling: Beyond Tariff Equivalents
o    China’s Vision for Renewable Energy: The Status of Bioenergy and Bioproduct Research and Commercialization
o    The U.S. International Trade Commission's High-Technology Trade Roundtable
o    Can We Apply Lessons from the German Trade Balance with China to the United States?
o    Comment on “Innovation and Job Creation in a Global Economy: The Case of Apple's iPod

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

·         Brotherly Love
·         Relationship Advice

White House