Monday, February 4, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 02-01-2013

38 North
·         38 North - DPRK Digital Atlas 

AEI Iran Tracker

Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit  (AERU)

American Enterprise Institute

American Security Project
·         Advanced Biofuels and National Security    

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (MSMR), January 2013, v.20, no. 1  
o    Update: Malaria, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012
o    Confirmed malaria cases among active component U.S. Army personnel, January-September 2012
o    Editorial: presumptive anti-relapse treatment for malaria in military forces
o    Images in health surveillance: permethrin treatment of uniforms
o    Staphylococcus aureus and other skin and soft tissue infections among basic military trainees, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, 2008-2012

Arthur D. Simons Center
·         IAS-001 - U.S. Southwest Border Security: An Operational Approach 

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare
·         Strategists Break All the Rules


Center for American Progress (CAP)

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development
·         What Is Governance?

Center for Civilians in Conflict

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         China’s Competitiveness: Huawei 
·         China’s Competitiveness: Lenovo 
·         Demography of a Reunified Korea 

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP)

Center on International Cooperation

Central Asia Program • The Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Centre for Security Studies (Hull University)
·         Maritime Terrorism
·         Suicide Bombers

Chatham House

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         U.S.-Cuba Relations 

Defense Business Board (DBB)

Department of Defense
·         Defense Intelligence 

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2013-033   Review of DoD Response to NoncompliantCrime Laboratory Analyses 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-13-24 Adequacy of USSS’ Internal Investigation of Alleged Misconduct in Cartagena, Colombia 

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Congo (Brazzaville) Country Analysis Brief - January 2013
·         Qatar Country Analysis Brief - January 2013 
·         Turkey Country Analysis Brief - February 2013 

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Commission

The European Council on Foreign Relations

The German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         The End of the Journey

Global ECCO
·         CTX (Combating Terrorism Exchange), 2013, v. 3, no. 1 
o    Learning from the Enemy: Alternative Afghan Security Forces
o    Land Grabs, Radicalization, and Political Violence: Lessons from Mali and Beyond
o    The Problem with Rhetoric in COIN
o    Decentralizing Democracy: Governance in Post-conflict, Ethnically Divided Countries
o    Cultural Intelligence: Archiving Lessons from Afghanistan
o    Equivocated Intentions: Blasphemy Laws in Pakistan
o    Anger or Ability? Arguing the Causes of Rebellion
o    Should Former Military Members Maintain Their Military Obligation?
o    The Grid: A Primer in Network Warfare
o    Two World War II Resistance Films Worth Watching
o    The Politics of Counterterrorism in India
o    The 9/11 Memorial

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         DOD Health Care: Domestic Health Care for Female Servicemembers. GAO-13-205 
·         Information Security: Federal Communications Commission Needs to Strengthen Controls over Enhanced Secured Network Project. GAO-13-155 
·         Interagency Contracting: Agency Actions Address Key Management Challenges, but Additional Steps Needed to Ensure Consistent Implementation of Policy Changes. GAO-13-133R 
·         Military Personnel: DOD Has Taken Steps to Meet the Health Needs of Deployed Servicewomen, but Actions Are Needed to Enhance Care for Sexual Assault Victims. GAO-13-182 
·         Performance Measures and Comprehensive Funding Data Could Enhance Management of National Capital Region Preparedness Resources. GAO-13-116R 
·         Pipeline Safety: Better Data and Guidance Could Improve Operators' Responses to Incidents, by Susan A. Fleming, director, physical infrastructure issues, before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. GAO-13-284T [testimony]
·         Status of Funding for the Central America Regional Security Initiative. GAO-13-295R
·         TSA Explosives Detection Canine Program: Actions Needed to Analyze Data and Ensure Canine Teams Are Effectively Utilized. GAO-13-239 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Institute for Defense Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Homeland Security Solutions (IHHS)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Understanding War
·         2013 Iraq Weekly Update #5a: Largest Turnout of Sunni Protesters in Iraq Since Crisis Began 

International Crisis Group
·         CrisisWatch N°114, 01 February 2013 

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Income Mobility and Welfare 

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, February 1, 2013, v. 13, no. 3 
o    Manila Ups the Ante in the South China Sea
o    How the Southern Weekly Protests Moved the Bar on Press Control
o    China and Venezuela: Equity Oil and Political Risk
o    The Bumpy Path to Sino-Mongolian Cooperation in the Mining Sector

JFK Special Warfare Center and School
·         Special Warfare, January-March 2013, v. 26, no. 1 
o    Waging Special Warfare in Africa: The Case for Integrated Engagement
o    Military Information Support Operations in the Tran-Sahel
o    Military Information Support to Contingency Operations in Libya
o    Special Operations in Africa
o    Q&A with Colonel John Deedrick, Commander, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
o    Right Boots on the Ground: U.S. Army Special Forces in Central Africa
o    Counter-Lord's Resistance Army: Logistics in Central Africa
o    Back to the Future: Human Rights and Legitimacy in the Training and Advisory Mission
o    Ally in the East: 21st Century Sino-Tanzanian Strategic Relations and its Implications for U.S. Africa Policy
o    Planning, Executing and Evaluating VETCAPS: Lessons Learned in Karamoja, Uganda

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

Korea Institute for National Unification

Lowy Institute for International Policy
·         Relaunching the G20 

National Academies Press    

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update Jan 29, 2013
·         Human Trafficking and Afghanistan  

NATO Defense College

New America Foundation
·         Enhancing India-Pakistan Trade 
·         India-Pakistan Trade Relations  

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS)
·         PIPS Annual Report 2012 

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)
·         Peace and Stability Operations Journal Online, January 2013, v. 3, no. 2 
o    The Stability Operations and Security Cooperation Nexus: Linkages, Challenges, and Recommendations
o    Police Development: Why It’s Such a Challenge
o    Why Should the US Military Continue to Support Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Efforts Abroad?
o    Peacekeeping in Somalia: U.S. Security Cooperation in Support of Uganda
o    Surviving Green-on-Blue Attacks: Truth or Consequences
o    Addressing Security Cooperation in the 21st Century
o    Review of Arab Society in Revolt: The West’s Mediterranean Challenge

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
·         Currency Wars 
·         The Statutory Debt Limit 
·         Trends: North Korea 



Russell Sage Foundation

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         To Wreck a Military 

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         Quarterly Report to the United States Congress (January 2013
·         SIGAR Inspection 13-5 - Imam Sahib Border Police Company Headquarters in Kunduz Province: $7.3 Million Facility Sits Largely Unused 

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Egypt’s 2012 Constitution 

Veterans Administration
·         Suicide Data Report, 2012 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Assad's Fall and Iraqi Stability 
·         Back to Mubarak 

White House

Wilson Center

World Politics Review (WPR)