Sunday, April 7, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 04-05-2013

38 North
·         Kim Jong Un's Pyongyang Shuffle

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

American Enterprise Institute
·         Dutch Hard Power—Choosing Decline  

American Security Project
·         American Security Quarterly,  April 2013, v. 2, no. 2
o    The Need for Long Term Thinking
o    Energy R&D Critical to American Competitiveness
o    It’s Not DOE that Drives Energy Policy
o    Adjusting Pentagon Spending Priorities will Strengthen National Security
o    The Modern Day Trojan Horse
o    We don’t really know what the North Koreans are Thinking
o    Game Changer for Japan and Climate Change: Methane hydrate
o    Australia: A Poster Child for Climate Change
o    Lockheed Martin Outlines Plans for Nuclear Fusion Reactor

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, March 2013, v.20, no. 3  
o    Challenges in monitoring and maintaining the health of pilots engaged in telewarfare
o    Mental health diagnoses and counseling among pilots of remotely piloted aircraft in the United States Air Force
o    External causes of traumatic brain injury, 2000-2011
o    Mid-season influenza vaccine effectiveness for the 2012-2013 influenza season
o    Update: heat injuries, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012
o    Update: exertional rhabdomyolysis, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2008-2012
o    Update: exertional hyponatremia, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 1999-2012
o    Deployment-related conditions of special surveillance interest

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

·         Understanding North Korea

Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies

Canadian Defense & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)/Canadian International Council (CIC)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
·         Great Strategic Triangle 

Caspian Research Center

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for American Progress
Center for Complex Operations (CCO)

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #20R - Response to PacNet #20 “Reading Into South Korea’s Nuclear Debate”
·         PacNet #22 - Understand Xi Jinping’s Renaissance, Put it in Historical Context

Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG 13-55  Effectiveness of the Infrastructure Security Compliance Division's Management Practices to Implement the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program

Department of the Navy

Department of State

East West Center

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Enough Project

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Leadership Network

European Research Program 


German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Border Security: Partnership Agreements and Enhanced Oversight Could Strengthen Coordination of Efforts on Indian Reservations. GAO-13-352
·         Critical Infrastructure Protection: DHS Efforts to Assess Chemical Security Risk and Gather Feedback on Facility Outreach Can Be Strengthened. GAO-13-353
·         Defense Health Care: TRICARE Multiyear Surveys Indicate Problems with Access to Care for Nonenrolled Beneficiaries. GAO-13-364  
·         DOD Procurement of Mi-17 Helicopters. GAO-13-319R
·         Information Sharing: Agencies Could Better Coordinate to Reduce Overlap in Field-Based Activities. GAO-13-471

Government of Japan—National Institute of Defense Studies
Heritage Foundation 

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
·         BRICS Comes of Age at Durban 

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         2013 Iraq Update 
o    #14: Political Calculations Trump Security Concerns
o    #13: Sunni Split as Sadrists Return to Government

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
·         Turkey's Kurdish Gamble

Inter-American Dialogue

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

International Crisis Group
·         CrisisWatch, N°116, 01 Apr 2013

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

International Relations and Security Network
·         Arguments for a Nuclear Iran?
·         Iran’s Internal Politics
·         Iran's Regional Quagmire 

Korea Institute for National Unification

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, April 4, 2013, v. 11, no. 8 
o    South African Military Disaster in the Central African Republic: Part One - The Rebel Offensive
o    South African Military Disaster in the Central African Republic: Part Two - The Political and Strategic Fallout
o    Ahrar al-Sham: A Profile of Northern Syria’s al-Qaeda Surrogate
o    Royal Army of Sulu Seeks to Restore the Sultanate in Malaysia’s Sabah State
o    Private Approval, Public Condemnation: Drone Warfare’s Implications for Pakistani Sovereignty

Joint Chiefs of Staff
·         Joint Operations, Fourth Edition, March 2013

National Academies Press

National Defense University (NDU)
·         Joint Forge Quarterly (JFQ), April 2013, 2nd Qrt, no. 69 
o    Victory, Peace, and Justice: The Neglected Trinity
o    Organization Theories: Perspectives on Changing National Security Institutions
o    Goldcorp Crowdsourcing: An Industry Best Practice for the Intelligence Community
o    Fostering Constructive Dialogue on Military Sexual Assault
o    Confronting Transnational Organized Crime: Getting It Right to Forestall a New National Security Threat
o    Democracy Promotion in Oman
o    Restoring the "Unwritten Alliance": Brazil-U.S. Relations
o    Joint Communications Support Element: The Voice Heard 'Round the World
o    Command and Control Vulnerabilities to Communications Jamming
o    An Interview with Samuel J. Locklear III
o    NATO's Level of Ambition: Beyond Strategic Reach
o    From Sea Power to Cyber Power: Learning from the Past to Craft a Strategy for the Future
o    The Future of U.S. Landpower: Special Operations Versatility, Marine Corps Utility
o    The German Military Mission in Romania, 1940-1941
o    Lead Turning the Fight: The Joint Operational Access Concept and Joint Doctrine
o    Redefining Information Operations

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update March 25, 2013]

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (NATO CCD COE)

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability 

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)
·         SOLLIMS Sampler 2013, v. 4,no. 2
o    Leadership in Stability Operations Understanding / Engaging the People

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) 

Project on Defense Alternatives (PDA)

Quilliam Foundation
·         Jabhat al-Nusra 

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)


Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         The JPME Saga of Joe Etudiant

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)
Stanley Foundation

·         Synapse, January 2013, no. 10
o    Afghan Migration in Flux

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Iran Beyond Oil?
·         Islamism in Libya

Wilson Center
·         South African Nuclear History