Monday, February 11, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 02-08-2013

Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation (AREU)
American Security Project
Amnesty International
·         Nigeria: No Justice for the Dead 
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
·         Journal of Physical Security, v. 6, no. 1, 2012 
o    The Japan Earthquake and the Tsunami: Their Implications for the U.S.
o    Lock Opening by Bumping: Physical Analysis and Secure Lock Designs
o    How to Choose and Use Seals
o    Election Security: Don't Start with Fraud Investigations, Start with Security Investigations
o    Viewpoint Paper: Common Election Security Myths
o    Comparison of Window Stresses from Explosions and Projectiles
o    National Critical Infrastructure Protection in Serbia: The Role of Private Security
o    Assessing the Performance of Corporate Private Security Organizations in Crime Prevention in Lagos State, Nigeria
Army War College
·         Parameters, Autumn 2012, v. 42, no. 3 
o    American Landpower and the Middle East of 2030
o    The Afghanistan Experience: Democratization by Force
o    COIN is Dead—Long Live Transformation
o    Afghanistan: Strategy and War Termination
o    The Futility of Force and the Preservation of Power: British Strategic Failure in America, 1780-83
o    The Internet, New Media, and the Evolution of Insurgency
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Atlantic Council
Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
Bipartisan Policy Center
Brennan Center for Justice
·         How to Fix Long Lines [elections] 
·         Afghanistan Index: Tracking Progress and Security in Post-9/11 Afghanistan [updated January 31, 2013
·         Drones 
Caspian Research Institute
Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS)
·         Homeland Security Affairs Journal, February 2013, v. 9 
o    Ending America's Energy Insecurity: Why Electric Vehicles Should Drive the United States to Energy Independence
o    Evacuation and Sheltering of People with Medical Dependencies - Knowledge Gaps and Barriers to National Preparedness
o    Homeland Security Education: A Way Forward
o    Operational Epidemiological Modeling: A Proposed National Process
Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Hemisphere Insider: v. 3, no. 1 - February 8, 2013 
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
Chatham House
·         Catching the Train Bug 
·         Chinese Silk Railroad Ambitions 
·         Covert Sexism in Espionage 
·         India’s Middle-Class Dilemma 
·         Keeping the Dream on Track 
College of Europe
Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee
Congress. House. Judiciary Committee
Congress. House. Oversight and Government Reform Committee
Congress. House. Science, Space and Technology Committee
Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
Congress. Senate Select Commission on Intelligence
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Al-Shabaab 
Department of Defense
·         Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan  - December 2012 
·         SECDEF Georgetown Speech
o    Transcript 
o    Video  
Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2013-045 Army Business Systems Information Technology Strategy Needs Improvement 
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-13-26 United States Customs and Border Protection’s Radiation Portal Monitors at Seaports  
·         OIG-13-27 Independent Review of U.S. Coast Guard's Reporting of FY 2012 Drug Control Performance Summary Report  
·         OIG-13-28 Independent Review of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s Reporting of FY 2012 Drug Control Obligations
·         OIG-13-29 Independent Review of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Reporting of FY 2012 Drug Control Obligations 
·         OIG-13-30 Independent Review of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Reporting of FY2012 Drug Control Obligations
·         OIG-13-31 Independent Review of U.S. Coast Guard’s Reporting of FY 2012 Drug Control Obligations 
·         OIG-13-32 Review of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Reporting of FY 2012 Drug Control Performance Summary Report 
·         OIG-13-34 Independent Review of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Reporting of FY 2012 Drug Control Obligations 
·         OIG-13-35 Independent Review of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Reporting of FY 2012 Drug Control Performance Summary Report 
Department of State
Department of the Army
·         FM 3-13 Inform and Influence Activities 
Department of the Navy
·         OPNAV INST 11320.23G - Navy Fire and Emergency Services Program 
Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General
·         VA-OIG-12-02228-98 National Cemetery Administration: Audit of Internal Gravesite Review of Headstone and Marker Placement 
East West Center
Energy Information Administration (EIA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, February 2013 
o    Santa Muerte: Inspired and Ritualistic Killing, Part 1
o    Social Media: Establishing Criteria for Law Enforcement Use
o    Perspective: Leadership Reminders of the Overworked Supervisor
o    Leadership Spotlight: Impacting Job Satisfaction Through Leadership
o    Guidelines for Public Speaking
Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
Fridtjof Nansen Institute
German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)
German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         A Deeper and Wider Atlantic 
Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Charter Schools: Guidance Needed for Military Base Schools on Startup and Operational Issues. GAO-13-67 
·         Cuba Democracy Assistance: USAID's Program Is Improved, but State Could Better Monitor Its Implementing Partners. GAO-13-285 
·         DOD's Implementation of Justifications for 8(a) Sole-Source Contracts. GAO-13-308R 
·         Launch Services New Entrant Certification Guide. GAO-13-317R 
·         Sub-Saharan Africa: Trends in U.S. and Chinese Economic Engagement. GAO-13-199 
·         Sub-Saharan Africa: Case Studies of U.S and Chinese Economic Engagement in Angola, Ghana, and Kenya; a Supplement to GAO-13-199. GAO-13-280SP   
·         Warfighter Support: DOD Needs Additional Steps to Fully Integrate Operational Contract Support into Contingency Planning. GAO-13-212 
Harvard Law School
·         National Security Journal
Heritage Foundation
·         Questions Raised by the CBO Report [budget] 
Human Rights Watch
·         World Report 2013 
Institute for Defense Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
Institute for National Security Studies (Israel)
·         Strategic Survey for Israel, 2012-2013   

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)
Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
Institute for the Study of War
·         2013 Iraq Update #6: Protesters stage ‘Friday of No Dictator’ 
Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
·         A Deeper and Wider Atlantic 
International Crisis Group
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
International Relations and Security Network
Iran Watch
·         Are Sanctions Working?
·         Iran Watch Roundtable The Impact of Sanctions [moderator's report] 
Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI)
·         Pakistan-Russia Relations
Lexington Institute
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2013 [updated Feb 8, 2013]
Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)
National Academies Press
NATO Defense College
North-South Institute
Open Society Justice Initiative
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency
PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC)
Pew Internet & American Life Project
·         Coming and Going on Facebook
Pew Research Hispanic Center
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)
Small Arms Survey
Small Wars Journal
Stanley Foundation
Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
Transnational Institute          
·         A ‘Veritable Revolution’
UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Justice in Côte d’Ivoire
U.S. Office on Colombia
USEUCOM Joint Interagency Counter Trafficking Center (JICTC)
·         JICTC White Paper
Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         AQIM and Its Allies in Mali
·         Hezbollah's Syria Problem
Wilson Center