Monday, February 25, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 02-22-2013

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Security Project (ASP)
·         What is Energy Independence? 

Army War College Library
Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
Atlantic Council
Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
Barry R. McCaffrey (GEN ret.)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies 

·         The Big Thaw 
·         China Buys into Afghanistan 
·         Making Defense Affordable

 Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 

CATO Institute

 Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

 Center for American Progress (CAP)

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         CIP Report, v. 11, no. 8, February 2013, Policy 

 Center for National Policy

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, 4 February 2013/No. 122 Pussy Riot 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         The Emerging Indian Economy 
·         Issues & Insights, v. 13, no. 1:  Doing More and Expecting Less—The Future of U.S. Alliances in the Asia Pacific 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

 Chatham House
·         Chinese Silk Railroad Ambitions 
·         The ICC Intervention in Kenya 

 Clingendael Institute

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, February 2013, v. 6, no. 2 
o    British Fighters Joining the Ware in Syria
o    Deciphering the Jihadist Presence in Syria: An Analysis of Martyrdom Notices
o    Islamist Militant Groups in Post-Qadhafi Libya
o    Recent Highlights in Terrorist Activity
o    Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan’s New Cease-fire Offer
o    The Significance of Maulvi Nazir’s Death in Pakistan
o    Yemen’s Use of Militias to Maintain Stability in Abyan Province

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Federal Budget Challenges 
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         The China-North Korea Relationship 
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army 
·         FM 3-52 - Airspace Control   
East West Center

Energy Information Administration (EIA) 
·         Syria Country Analysis Brief - February 2013 
EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Strategic Foresight - and the EU 
European Policy Centre (EPC) 
·         Ukraine-EU: The Next Lap 

 Feinstein International Center

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)


German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

 German Institute for International and Security Affairs

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Facility Security: Greater Outreach by DHS on Standards and Management Practices Could Benefit Federal Agencies. GAO-13-222 
·         Facility Security: Results of GAO's Survey on the Physical Security of Federal Facilities (GAO-13-223SP, January 2013), an E-supplement to GAO-13-222 
·         Human Services: Sustained and Coordinated Efforts Could Facilitate Data Sharing While Protecting Privacy. GAO-13-106 
·         Information Security: Actions Needed by Census Bureau to Address Weaknesses. GAO-13-63 
·         Spectrum Management: Further Consideration of Options to Improve Receiver Performance Needed. GAO-13-265 
·         Veterans' Health Care: Improvements Needed to Ensure That Budget Estimates Are Reliable and That Spending for Facility Maintenance Is Consistent with Priorities. GAO-13-220 

Heritage Foundation
·         High Debt Is a Real Drag 

Humanitarian Practice Network

Institute for Defense Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
·         Pakistan on the Edge 

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)
Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

International Security and Relations

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, February 22, 2013, v. 11,no. 4
o    If Syria is Attacked, Will Iran Retaliate?
o    Gazan Jihadists Unite to Create New Operational Base in Sinai
o    Red Berets, Green Berets: Can Mali's Divided Military Restore Order and Stability?

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 3-35 Deployment and Redeployment Operations, 31 January 2013

Korea Institute for National Unification

Mandiant Intelligence Center
o    Report
o    Appendix

National Academies Press

National Bureau of Asian Research

National Defense University Press

National Security Archive

Naval War College

New American Foundation

Norwegian Peacebuidling Resource Centre
·         Qatar as a Financial Investor
·         Qatar and Islamism
·         Qatar’s Mediation Initiatives

Oakland Institute

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency
·         Public Verdict on Democracy 2008-2013 (based on a nationally- representative survey)

Peace Research Institute

Pew Center for the People and the Press

Pew Global Attitudes Project

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         Paulo Gorjao, "Portugal and Mali: An Unwelcome Minimalist Approach" (IPRIS Viewpoints, No. 116, February 2013)


Refugee Studies Centre

Small Wars Journal

Transnational Institute

United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control