Sunday, June 2, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 05-31-2013

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African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD)
·         ACCORD Peacebuilding Handbook

Air University
·         Strategic Studies Quarterly, Summer 2013, Vol. 7, No. 2 
o    Asia, the Pacific, and the US Air Force's Contribution to the Future of US National Security
o    Assessing the US “Pivot” to Asia
o    US Grand Strategy, the Rise of China, and US National Security Strategy for East Asia
o    Upping the Ante: Chinese Encroachment, US Entrenchment, and Gulf Security
o    The Rise of China and Varying Sentiments in Southeast Asia toward Great Powers
o    Taiwan Public Opinion on Cross-Strait Security Issues: Implications for US Foreign Policy
o    Shaping Air and Sea Power for the “Asia Pivot”: Military Planning to Support Limited Geopolitical Objectives
o    Staying In Step: The US “Pivot” and UK Strategic Choices

American Enterprise Institute

American Security Project

Amnesty International
·         Amnesty International Report 2013  

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
·         Extremists and the Ricin Threat

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, May 2013, v.20, no. 5 
o    Editorial: Can the Active Component U.S. Military Achieve Tuberculosis Elimination?
o    Tuberculosis Trends in the U.S. Armed Forces, Active Component, 1998-2012
o    Using the Tuberculosis Cohort Review to Evaluate and Improve the U.S. Army's Tuberculosis Control Program
o    Incidence of Acute Respiratory Illnesses Among Enlisted Service Members During Their First Year of Military Service: Did the 2011 Resumption of Adenovirus Vaccination of Basic Trainees Have an Effect? 
o    Epilepsy in Active Component Service Members, 1998-2012 
o    Deployment-Related Conditions of Special Surveillance Interest

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
·         Who Was Beppe Grillo?

Benavides, Ben
·         Open Source Intelligence 2oolKit On The Go [Sept 2012 version]   


Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest Newsletter 8 May 2013/No. 127
o    Putin 3.0: One Year Later – Expert Perspectives

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Gulf Military Balance
o    Volume I—Conventional and Asymmetric Dimensions 
o    Volume II—Missile and Nuclear Dimensions 
o    Volume III—Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula 
·         PacNet #36 - US-China Strategic Cooperation: Progress Continues, but Disagreements Remain
·         PacNet #37 - Abe's Dilemmas
·         U.S.-Japan-India Track Two Strategic Dialogue May 2013 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
·         Time to Move North?

Chatham House

Congress. House. Science, Space and Technology Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Defence R&D Canada

Defense Science Board (DSB)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2013-079  -  Advanced Combat Helmet Technical Assessment 
Department of State
·         2012 Country Reports on Terrorism 

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         International Energy Statistics [updated monthly & quarterly]

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Mali: The UN Takes Over
·         Water Politics in the Nile Basin 

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Federation of American Scientists (FAS)
·         Public Interest Report, Spring 2013, v. 66, no. 2 
o    President’s Message: Complexity Overload and Extreme Events
o    Energy and World Economic Growth
o    Building an Effective Nonproliferation Program: U.S. Support of IAEA Safeguards
o    Reflecting on NATO Security in the Context of a Rising China

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         Turkey’s Syria Reset

Global Water System Project

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Coast Guard: Clarifying the Application of Guidance for Common Operational Picture Development Would Strengthen Program. GAO-13-321 
·         Defense Health Care: Department of Defense Needs a Strategic Approach to Contracting for Health Care Professionals. GAO-13-322
·         Defense Infrastructure: DOD Should Improve Reporting and Communication on Its Corrosion Prevention and Control Activities. GAO-13-270
·         Export-Import Bank: Financing of Dual-Use Exports. GAO-13-628R
·         Human Capital: Additional Steps Needed to Help Determine the Right Size and Composition of DOD's Total Workforce. GAO-13-470 
·         President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief: Drug Supply Chains Are Stronger, but More Steps Are Needed to Reduce Risks. GAO-13-483
·         UN Compensation: United Nations Should Clarify the Process and Assumptions Underlying Secretariat Professional Salaries. GAO-13-526

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institut Francais des Relations Internationales 

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq’s Sunnis in Crisis

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
International Crisis Group
·         CrisisWatch N°118, 01 June 2013

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

International Relations and Security Network

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, May 30, 2013, v. 11, no. 11
o    Syrian Turkmen Join Opposition Forces in Pursuit of a New Syrian Identity
o    East Indonesian Islamist Militants Expand Focus and Area of Operations
o    Directions in North African Jihadism in the Post-Mali Conflict Environment

Korea Economic Institute of America

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2013 [updated May 29, 2013
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2013 [updated June 1, 2013]

Lowy Institute for International Policy

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) 

Next Generation 911

North-South Institute
Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Organization of American States (OSA)

Oxford Research Group

Pak Institute for Peace Studies

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         Alex Petriashvili, "Challenges and Perspectives: Georgia after the Election in 2012" (IPRIS Occasional Paper, No. 7, May 2013)
·         Paulo Gorjão, "Portugal and Georgia: Starting from Scratch" (IPRIS Viewpoints, No. 125, June 2013)
·         Sean Goforth, "Challenges Await Roberto Azevedo at the World Trade Organization" (IPRIS Viewpoints, No. 124, May 2013)

President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

·         Artists and the Arab Uprisings  

Refugees International

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
·         Iran - Red Lines and Grey Areas 

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Egypt's Summer of Discontent

White House
·         Digital Government   

Wilson Center