Monday, March 11, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 03-08-2013

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

·         Afghanistan Index: Tracking Progress and Security in Post-9/11 Afghanistan [updated February 28, 2013]

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Caucasus Analytical Digest, No. 48: Foreign Policy Changes in Georgia

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

·         PacNet #15 - Navigating US-China Relations: Complicated by China's "Unrelenting Strategy"
·         PacNet #16 - Why Was North Korea In Such a Hurry with its Missile and Nuclear Tests? The Challenges for 2013 and Beyond
·         PacNet #17 - Devil in Details of Grand Urban Plan
·         PacNet #17A - The Way of Restructuring

Center for the Study of Intelligence
·         Studies in Intelligence, December 2012, v. 56, no. 4
o    A Defection Case that Marked the Times
o    Some Far-out Thoughts on Computers

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
·         Is Germany the Model to Follow?

Centre for International and Strategic Analysis

Chatham House

College of Europe

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
·         FBI Headquarters Consolidation

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
·         U.S. Policy Toward North Korea

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Directive 3025.14, Evacuation of U.S. Citizens and Designated Aliens from Threatened Areas Abroad, February 26, 2013
·         DoD Instruction 3025.21, Defense Support of Civilian Law Enforcement Agencies, February 27, 2013
·         DoD Instruction 6490.04, Mental Health Evaluations of Members of the Military Services, March 4, 2013
·         DoD Instruction 6490.12, Mental Health Assessments for Service Members Deployed in Connection with a Contingency Operation, February 26, 2013

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2013-052  Inadequate Contract Oversight of Military Construction Projects in Afghanistan Resulted in Increased Hazards to Life and Safety of Coalition Forces

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG 13-42 Transportation Security Administration's Aviation Channeling Services Provider Project

Department of State
o    Volume I: Drug and Chemical Control
o    Volume II: Money Laundering and Financial Crimes

Department of the Army

Department of the Navy

Doctors Without Borders

Economic Policy Institute

EU Institute for Security Studies

The European Council on Foreign Relations

European Parliament

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, March 2013
o    Prostitution and Human Trafficking: A Paradigm Shift
o    Social Network Analysis: A Systematic Approach for Investigating
o    Research Forum: Misconduct Allegations: Procedural vs. Distributional Justice
o    Perspective: On Leadership: The Importance of Vision
o    Leadership Spotlight: Values-Driven Leadership in Law Enforcement Organizations

Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)


Geneva Declaration

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Cybersecurity: A Better Defined and Implemented National Strategy Is Needed to Address Persistent Challenges. GAO-13-462T [testimony] 
·         Defense Technology Development: Technology Transition Programs Support Military Users, but Opportunities Exist to Improve Measurement of Outcomes. GAO-13-286
·         Department of Defense's Waiver of Competitive Prototyping Requirement for Combat Rescue Helicopter Program. GAO-13-313R
·         Military Bases: Opportunities Exist to Improve Future Base Realignment and Closure Rounds. GAO-13-149
·         Overlap and Duplication: Federal Inspections of Entities Registered with the Select Agent Program. GAO-13-154

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for Public Policy

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)

Institute for the Study of War

International Assessment and Strategy Center

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Istituto Affari Internazionali

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, March 4, 2013- v. 13, no.  5
o    China Channels Billy Mitchell: Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Alters Region’s Military Geography
o    China and Laos: An Uneasy Embrace
o    Assessing PLA Navy and Air Force Political Commissar Career Paths
o    China’s Military Political Commissar System in Comparative Perspective
·         Terrorism Monitor, March 8, 2013, v. 11, no. 5
o    A Divided Society: The Impact of the Syrian Crisis on Lebanon
o    The Growing Alliance between Uzbek Extremists and the Pakistani Taliban
o    No End in Sight: Violence in the Niger Delta and Gulf of Guinea

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre

Korea Institute for National Unification

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2013 [updated Mar10, 2013]
·         Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated Mar 8, 2013]

National Academies Press

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
·         Space Debris and Security

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College

Naval War College
·         Naval War College Review, Spring 2013, v. 66, no. 2
o    Naval Operations in Peacetime: Not Just "Warfare Lite"
o    The Senkaku/Diaoyu Island Controversy: A Crisis Postponed
o    The "Consequent Interest" of Japan's Southwestern Islands: A Mahanian Appraisal of the Ryukyus Archipelago 
o    Race to the North: China's Arctic Strategy and Its Implications
o    Maritime Commerce Warfare: The Coercive Response of the Weak? 
o    Deepwater Oil Rigs as Strategic Weapons
o    Like Strangers Trapped in a Dark Room [review essay]

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
·         NATO Review, March 2013 Women: Paying the Priceof Conflict?

North-South Institute

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

Oxford Research Group

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peace Research Institute Oslo

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
·         Adam Posen Takes the Stage

Pew Research Center

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         Bruno Oliveira Martins, "Welcome to the Future: Legal, Ethical, and Political Issues in the Use of Drones" (IPRISViewpoints, No. 118, March 2013)

Project for a United and Strong America


Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

Southern Poverty Law Center
·         Hate Map
·         Intelligence Report, Spring 2013, no. 149   
o    The Year in Hate and Extremism
o    Once Again, Gun Control Spurs the ‘Patriots’
o    White Hot
o    The Year in Nativism
o    Secrets of the Sisterhood
o    Lawless
o    'Sovereign' Senator
o    Bringing Back Birch
o    Gathering Storm

Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR)
·         Learning From Iraq  [Final Report From the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction]

Stanley Foundation

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

Transnational Institute
·         Between Reality and Abstraction

Ubiquity Press
·         Stability: International Journal of Security and Development, 2013, v. 2,no. 1
o    For Stabilization
o    In Defence of New Wars
o    Towards an understanding of community organization against crime: The case of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
o    Challenging International Justice: The Initial Years of the International Criminal Court’s Intervention in Uganda
o    Mali: The Disintegration of a "Model African Democracy"
o    Understanding Peacebuilding as Essentially Local

UN Office of the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Afghanistan Redux
·         Getting the Public on His Side
·         Tunisia's Post-Revolution Blues
·         Turkey at the Crossroads