Monday, March 18, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 03-15-2013

Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)

American Enterprise Institute

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Peace Society
·         World Affairs Journal, March-April 2013 
o    The False Scholarship of Edward Said
o    China’s Looming Crisis
o    The Kremlin’s London Lobby

American Security Project
·         Fusion Power—A 10 Year Plan to Energy Security  (White Paper) 

Amnesty International
·         Iraq—A Decade of Abuses  

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         Conflict Trends (No.12): Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence, March 2013 

Army Task Force on Behavioral Health

Army War College Library

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)

Asian Development Bank

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
·         2014: the Other Afghan Withdrawal 

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Egypt’s Army Will Not Intervene 
·         Israel is Not Isolated

Berkman Center on Internet & Society
·         Teens and Technology 

Brookings Institute

CAE Professional Services

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
·         At What Cost a Carrier? 

Center for American Progress (CAP)

Center for Global Development

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         CIP Report, March 2013, Active Shooter 

Center for International and European Studies (CIES)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Cyber Incidents Attributed to China  
·         PacNet #18 - Grounding of USS Guardian in Philippines: Longer-term Implications 
·         PacNet #19 - The Spartacus in China’s Wonderland 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House
·         Is Peaceful Political Transition in Afghanistan Possible? [event video and transcript] 

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy and Commerce Committee

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. House. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
·         Update of Efforts to Combat Piracy 

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Sexual Assaults in the Military 

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Monthly Budget Review 

Costs of Wars Project

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2013-053 Oversight of U.S. Military and Coalition Efforts to Improve Healthcare Conditions and to Develop Sustainable Afghanistan National Security Forces (ANSF) Medical Logistics a t the Dawood National Military Hospital 
·         DODIG-2013-054  DoD Efforts to Meet the Requirements of the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act in FY 2012 

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Doctors Without Borders

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Interagency Security Forum (EISF)

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         The Russian Stake In Afghanistan 
·         Syria: Time for Inaction?  

·         Prospects for China's Transition 

Gallup, Inc.

German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         Brussels Forum Views 
·         Turkey’s Cold Wars 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Border Security: DHS's Progress and Challenges in Securing U.S. Borders, GAO-13-414T [testimony] 
·         Budget Issues: Effects of Budget Uncertainty from Continuing Resolutions on Agency Operations, GAO-13-464T [testimony] 
·         Critical Infrastructure Protection: Preliminary Observations on DHS Efforts to Assess Chemical Security Risk and Gather Feedback on Facility Outreach, GAO-13-412T [testimony] 
·         F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: Current Outlook Is Improved, but Long-Term Affordability Is a Major Concern. GAO-13-309 
·         Information Sharing: Additional Actions Could Help Ensure That Efforts to Share Terrorism-Related Suspicious Activity Reports Are Effective. GAO-13-233 
·         Modernizing the Nuclear Security Enterprise, Observations on DOE's and NNSA's Efforts to Enhance Oversight of Security, Safety, and Project and Contract Management, GAO-13-482T [testimony] 
·         Veterans' Disability Benefits: Challenges to Timely Processing Persist. GAO-13-453T [testimony] 


Henley Putnam University
·         Journal of Strategic Security, Spring 2013, v. 6, no. 1 
o    An Analysis of Abu Mus’ab al-Suri’s “Call to Global Islamic Resistance”
o    Iranian Democratization Part I: A Historical Case Study of the Iranian Green Movement
o    Iranian Democratization Part II: The Green Movement - Revolution or Civil Rights Movement?
o    Economic Development in Puntland, Somalia
o    Somalia’s “Pirate Cycle”: The Three Phases of Somali Piracy
o    Cultural Theory and acceptance based security strategies for humanitarian aid workers
o    Former Members’ Perspectives are Key to Impacting the FARC

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

IJ Infinity Group
·         Infinity Journal, 2013, v. 3, no. 1  
o    Clausewitz and Connectivity
o    Quantum Strategy: The Interior World of War
o    A U.S. Military Force-Political Objective Disconnect: Assessments and Assumptions Matter
o    Strategy: How to Make it Work
o    Must American Strategy Be Grand?
o    The Mythology of Grand Strategy
·         The Journal of Military Operations, Winter 2012, v. 1, no. 3 
o    A Commander Reflects
o    Where to for ‘The Operational’
o    21st Century Operations and the Art of War Gaming
o    Wrong Technology for the Wrong Tactics: The Infantry Fighting Vehicle
o    Are we a learning organisation? Preparing to meet the Challenge of the Adaptable Force?
o    Understanding Command Approaches

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Public Policy

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of Radical Movements (ISRM)

Institute for the Study of War
·         2013 Iraq Update #10: Tensions on the Border and in Parliament 
·         2013 Iraq Update #10a: Maliki Pursues Issawi – Again 
·         2013 Iraq Weekly Update #11: Violence Threatens Electoral Campaign  
·         Afghanistan Order of Battle [updated March 2013

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR)

International Crisis Group

International Energy Agency (IEA)
·         Open Energy Technology Bulletin, March 2013 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

International Relations and Security Network

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief March 15, 2013, v. 13, no. 6 
o    National People’s Congress Marks Sharp Turn Toward Conservatism
o    Is Enough Finally Enough for China and North Korea?
o    Sino-Indian Defense Dialogue: A Panacea for the Sino-Indian Security Dilemma?
o    System of Systems Operational Capability: Operational Units and Elements

Joint Chiefs of Staff
·         Joint Pub 4-08, Logistics in Support of Multinational Operations, 21 February 2013 

Korea Institute for National Unification

Long War Journal
·         Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated Mar 11, 2013


NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

The Nordic Africa Institute

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre


Pew Research for the People and the Press                         
·         Gun Rights vs. Gun Control                

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         Paulo Gorjão, "Portugal", in Andrei Kulikov (ed.), EU Budget 2014-2020: Views from across Europe after 7-8 February 2013 (Bulletin on European and CIS Studies, Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences, March 2013), pp. 35-36.
·         Sean Goforth, "Venezuela: Where Now?" (IPRIS Viewpoints, No. 119, March 2013). 
Project 2049 Institute


Refugees International


Small Wars Journal

Stimson Center

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Transnational Institute

Union of Concerned Scientists

United Kingdom Parliament, House of Lords, European Union Committee
·         Future of EU Enlargement  

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Violence Prevention Research Program

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Forget the Fatwa 
·         Hezbollah, Europe, and the Iran Connection [video] 
·         Hezbollah's European Enablers 
·         Is Morocco a Model or a Mirage? 
·         Israel's Next Front: Syria 
·         Meeting Tunisia's Ansar al-Sharia 
·         Turkey Rising? (Part 2) 

Wilson Center
·         The Rise & Fall of Iran in Arab and Muslim Eyes - A New Poll [event video and documents]