Sunday, June 16, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 06-14-2013

38 North

Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         Conflict Trends (No.15): Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence, June 2013

Arthur D. Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation
·         IAE 13-01W - Twenty-First Century Governance: Ten Strategies for Success

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Brennan Center for Justice


Canada National Defence, Chief of the Air Staff
·         Royal Canadian Air Force Journal, Spring 2013, v. 2, no. 2
o    Canadian Special Security Events: An Improved Framework for Royal Canadian Air Force Command and Control
o    Unshakeable Faith: The Flawed Command of Bomber Harris
o    Were the Events of September 11, 2001, a Manifestation of Political Violence Generated by the Phenomenon of Globalization?
o    Operation AIR BRIDGE: Canada’s Contribution to the Sarajevo Airlift

Center for American Progress
·         Super Pollutants 101

Center for a New American Security(CNAS)
·         Looking Forward: U.S. National Security Beyond the Wars [conference transcripts and videos] 

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         The CIP Report, June 2013, v.11, no. 12 - Energy

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, June 10, 2013, No. 128: Russia in the Syrian Conflict

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #42 - Always Ready, Always There: Marines and the Pacific Rebalance
·         PacNet #41 - China Comes Around?
·         PacNet #40A - US-China New Pattern of Great-Power Relations & The Times, They are A-Changing
·         PacNet #40 - A ‘New Type of Great Power Relations’? Hardly
·         Simple Tests for Surveillance
·         Southeast Asia from the Corner of 18th & K Streets: Recommendations from the CSIS South China Sea Conference

Center for Technology and National Security Policy (CTNSP)

Center for the Study of Intelligence
·         Issues of Studies in Intelligence, 2013, v. 56, no. 4 
o    The Early Evolution of the Predator Drone
o    An Alternative Framework for Agent Recruitment: From MICE to RASCLS

Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation (CGCC)

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Centre for International and Strategic Analysis (SISA)

Chatham House

·         Sri Lanka—Obstacles to Change

City of New York

Combat Studies Institute Press

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Oversight Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Federal Debt and the Statutory Limit, June 2013

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Iran's Revolutionary Guards
·         U.S. Domestic Surveillance

Defense R&D Canada
·         Continental Air Defence
·         Psychological Resilience
·         Risk Assessment

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DoDIG-2013-092 Defense Information to the Media

Department of the Army

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Enough Project

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Council on Foreign Relations
·         Europe’s Strategic Cacophony 
·         Syria: The View from Iran
·         Syria: The View from Iraq
·         Syria: The View from Jordan

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Feinstein International Center

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Privacy Refracted through PRISM
·         Syria is Iran’s Stalingrad


Fridtjof Nansen Institute
German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Chemical Assessments: An Agencywide Strategy May Help EPA Address Unmet Needs for Integrated Risk Information System Assessments. GAO-13-369
·         Chemical Regulation: Observations on the Toxic Substances Control Act and EPA Implementation. GAO-13-696T [testimony] 
·         Combating Nuclear Smuggling: Lessons Learned from Cancelled Radiation Portal Monitor Program Could Help Future Acquisitions. GAO-13-256
·         Defense Management: More Reliable Cost Estimates and Further Planning Needed to Inform the Marine Corps Realignment Initiatives in the Pacific. GAO-13-360
·         Export-Import Bank: Recent Growth Underscores Need for Improved Risk Management and Reporting. GAO-13-703T [testimony]
·         Information Technology: Additional Executive Review Sessions Needed to Address Troubled Projects. GAO-13-524
·         Suspension and Debarment: Characteristics of Active Agency Programs and Governmentwide Oversight Efforts. GAO-13-707T [testimony]
·         Transportation Infrastructure: Limited Improvement in Bridge Conditions over the Past Decade, but Financial Challenges Remain. GAO-13-713T [testimony]

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Studies & Analyses

Institute for Security  Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, June 14, 2013, v. 11, no. 12
o    Tunisia’s Elusive Jihadist Network
o    Mogadishu’s Dilemma: Who Is in Control?
o    The Mobile Threat: Multiple Battlefields Ensure Instability in the Sahel/Sahara Region

Joint Chiefs of Staff
·         Joint Pub 3-07.3 Peace Operations

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)
·         Retooling for the Future

Lexington Institute

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2013 [updated June 9, 2013]

National Academies Press

National Bureau of Asian Research
·         Beijing and the Chinese Diaspora in Southeast Asia: To Serve the People [PDF free through August 15, 2013]

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
·         The 11th Forum (FY 2012), September 26, 2012 - "The Legacy and Implications of the Pacific War"

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update June 4, 2013]

Nautilus institute for Security and Sustainability

Naval War College
·         /LUCE.NT/ a Journal of National Security Studies, June 2013 - Ethics
o    Ethical Leadership by Choice
o    Fostering Ethical Decision-Making
o    The Centrality of Military Ethics
o    Promoting Democracy and Human Rights: an Ethical Dilemma with Policy Implications
o    Ethical Leadership: Needed Now More Than Ever
o    Integrity: The Foundation of Leadership
o    Military Operations: The Harmful Effects of Hubris-Influenced Leaders
o    Medical Ethics and Military Conflicts – What Would You Do?

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation

Oxford Research Group

Pew Research Center for the People & the  Press

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         Sandra Fernandes, "Georgia and the European Security Architecture Conundrum" (IPRIS Viewpoints, No. 128, June 2013)


Small Wars Journal

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
·         Nigerian Unity: In the Balance

Transatlantic Academy

Ubiquity Press
·         Stability: International Journal of Security & Development, June 2013, v.2, no. 2 
o    Region in Crisis: Stabilizing Mali and the Sahel
o    Conflicts Colliding in Mali and the Sahel
o    Lessons from the African Union Mission for Somalia AMISOM for Peace Operations in Mali
o    Sustaining Rural Afghanistan under Limited Central Government Influence
o    Sahel State Political Violence in Comparative Perspective
o    French Military Intervention in Mali: Inevitable Consensual yet Insufficient
o    Operationalizing Civilian Protection in Mali: The Case for a Civilian Casualty Tracking Analysis and Response Cell
o    The Malian Crisis and the Challenge of Regional Cooperation 
o    Sustaining Rural Afghanistan under Limited Central Government Influence
o    The Logistics of The War in The Sahel
o    Civic and Political Behavior in Mali: Constraints and Possibilities
o    The Malian Crisis and the Challenge of Regional Cooperation
o    Mali: Visions of War
o    Conflicts Colliding in Mali and the Sahel

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         A Way Forward in Benghazi

World Health Organization (WHO)