Sunday, April 28, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 04-26-2013

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AEI Critical Threats
·         Gulf of Aden Security Review - April 26, 2013
·         Pakistan Security Brief - April 26, 2013

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Security Project (ASP)

Amnesty International
·         Briefing to the UN Committee against Torture [about torture in Japan] 
·         Silencing Civil Society in Belarus 
·         Submission to the UN Committee against Torture [about torture in Mauritania]

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report April 2013, v. 20, no. 4
o    Editorial: Signature Scars of the Long War
o    Absolute and Relative Morbidity Burdens Attributable to Various Illnesses and Injuries, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012
o    Hospitalizations Among Members of the Active Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012
o    Ambulatory Visits Among Members of the Active Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012
o    Surveillance Snapshot: Illness and Injury Burdens Among U.S. Military Recruit Trainees, 2012
o    Signs, Symptoms, and Ill-defined Conditions, Active Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2012

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

Brookings Institute

Canadian Defense & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 
·         Islam and Politics in the New Egypt  
·         Price of Stability in Algeria

CATO Institute

 Center for International Policy

Center for Nonproliferation Studies

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, 10 April 2013, No. 126 Popular Culture and Politics

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         New Foreign Policy Frontier
·         PacNet #27 - The Beting Serupai incident

Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Chatham House

Combat Studies Institute Press
·         From One Leader to Another 

Congress. House Armed Service Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee
Congress. House. Republican Conference

Congress. House. Science, Space, and Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Tactical Aircraft Programs

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Defense Science Board

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Directive 3000.03E, DoD Executive Agent for Non-Lethal Weapons (NLW), and NLW Policy, April 25, 2013
·         DoD Directive 5105.62, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), April 24, 2013
·         DoD Directive 5148.11, Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Oversight (ATSD(IO)), April 24, 2013
·         DoD Instruction 4140.67, DoD Counterfeit Prevention Policy, April 26, 2013

Department of Justice Inspector General

Department of State

Department of the Air Force

Department of the Navy
·         CHIPS, April-June  2013, v. 31, no. 2 
o    Play the Game, Change the Game
o    Don't Get Caught Spear Phishing
o    A Night of Honor and Grace...
o    DoD's Commercial Mobil Device Implementation Plan
o    Advances in Synthetic Aperture Sonar Transform Mine Countermeasures and Undersea Warfare
o    The Department of the Navy and Defense Logistics Agency Partner to Deliver Savings
o    Navy Leaders Announce Plans for Deploying Cost-Saving Laser Technology
o    The Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator X-47B

East-West Center
EU Institute for Security Studies
·         The American Sequester - and Us

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Foreign Policy Research Institute

Foundation for Strategic Research

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Air Force Electronic Systems Center: Reorganization Resulted in Workforce Reassignments at Hanscom Air Force Base, but Other Possible Effects Are Not Yet Known. GAO-13-366
·         Department of Homeland Security: Opportunities Exist to Strengthen Efficiency and Effectiveness, Achieve Cost Savings, and Improve Management Functions. GAO-13-547T [testimony]    
·         Explosive Ordnance Disposal: DOD Needs Better Resource Planning and Joint Guidance to Manage the Capability. GAO-13-385
·         FEMA Reservists: Training Could Benefit from Examination of Practices at Other Agencies. GAO-13-250R
·         Missile Defense: Opportunity to Refocus on Strengthening Acquisition Management. GAO-13-432
·         Office of National Drug Control Policy: Office Could Better Identify Opportunities to Increase Program Coordination. GAO-13-333
·         Space Acquisitions: DOD Is Overcoming Long-Standing Problems, but Faces Challenges to Ensuring Its Investments Are Optimized. GAO-13-508T [testimony]

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institute
·         Strategika, 2013
o    Should the United States Intervene in the Syrian Civil War?
o    U.S. Interests in Syria, Past and Present
o    The Smart and Right Thing in Syria
o    A Recipe for American Disaster

Human Rights Watch

Institute for National Security  and Counterterrorism
·         Journal of National Security Law & Policy, April 2013, v. 6, no. 2
o    Train Wreck: The U.S. Violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention
o    Free Speech Aboard the Leaky Ship of State: Calibrating First Amendment Protections for Leakers of Classified Information
o    Even If It Ain’t Broke, Why Not Fix It? Three Proposed Improvements to the Uniform Code of Military Justice
o    Chutzpah
o    Educating National Security Lawyers for the Twenty-first Century: The Intersection of National Security Law and International Affairs
o    National Security Law Pedagogy and the Role of Simulations
o    The Dark Future of International Cybersecurity Regulation
o    Unknotting the Tangled Threads of Watergate Lore

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
·         The Korean Imbroglio
·         Religious Tensions in Sri Lanka
·         Tunisia's Shaky Transition

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         2013 Iraq Update #17: Iraq’s Sunni Mobilize
·         2013 Iraq Update #17b: Iraq on the Edge 
·         Otherwork-Syria

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

Inter-American Dialogue
·         Americas in Motion—Looking Ahead 

International Assessment and Strategy Center

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)
·         Vali Nasr's Dispensable Nation

Iran Project

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, April 25,2013 , v. 13, no. 9
o    Fierce Debate Erupts over the Meaning of the “China Dream”
o    The 2013 Defense White Paper in Perspective
o    China’s Defense White Paper: A New Conceptual Framework for Security
o    China’s Strategic Recalibration in Burma

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)

Korea Institute for National Unification

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2013 [updated Apr21, 2013]

National Academy of Public Administration

National Defense University (NDU)
National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NIMO)
·         NMIO Technical Bulletin, April 2013, v. 5
o    Maritime Cyber Security
o    A Global Approach to Regional Challenges
o    The Hunt for ‘Dark Targets’: Global Maritime Domain Awareness Space-Based Radar and Automatic Identification System
o    Coastal Surveillance System
o    Maritime Domain Awareness Using Software Agents
o    Partners in Prevention: Public/Private: Partnerships for Global Supply Chain Security

National Security Archive

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update Apr 23, 2013]

Natural Resources Defense Council

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation
·         Beijing at Sea 
·         China and Cyberspace

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peace Research Institute Oslo

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Internet & American Life Project

Pew Research Center


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal
·         An Age of Instability
·         Succeeding in Afghanistan

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)

State Department

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transnational Institute

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Empowering the Pakistan Police

Verizon RISK Team

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         China's Middle East Footprint
·         Debating Next Steps on Iran
·         Intervention Escalation

White House

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars