Sunday, July 7, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 07-05-2013

38 North

Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, June 2013, v.20, no. 56 
o    Medical Evacuations from Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom, Active and Reserve Components, U.S. Armed Forces, 7 October 2001-31 December 2012
o    Incident Diagnoses of Common Symptoms ("Sequelae") Following Traumatic Brain Injury, Active Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2012
o    Outbreak of Group A Beta Hemolytic Streptococcus  Pharyngitis in a Peruvian Military Facility, April 2012
o    Arm and Shoulder Conditions, Active Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2003-2012
o    The Reportable Events Monthly Report (REMR)

Armed Forces Journal
·         AFJ, June 2013 
o    End of the War on Terrorism: Mixed Results Will Test U.S. Policies for Years to Come
o    Fixing Aviation Intel: The Army Must Commit to Proper Training and Manning
 o    Unified Medical Command: An Old Idea Whose Time has Come
o    Leaving Afghanistan: Lessons from the Last Time a Superpower Departed
o    Rank Partisanship: Why Retired Officers Shouldn’t Lend Their Titles to Political Causes
o    In Strategy, 2 Out of 3 is Bad: Proposed Army Cuts Go Dangerously Astray
o    Lessons from Venice: What We Can Learn from the Decline of a Great Maritime Power
o    How Not to Build a Total Force: Why the Army Doesn’t Need a Reserve Affairs Functional Area

Arms Control Association

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Brookings Institute
·         Roles of Pacific Regional Organizations in Disaster Risk Management 

 Center for American Progress

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, 24 June 2013, No. 129
o    Arctic Urban Sustainability
·         Russian Analytical Digest, 1 July 2013, No. 130
o     Relations with France and the United Kingdom

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
 ·         Egypt, Syria, the Search for Regional Stability and Learning from the "Non-Wars" Against" Non-Terrorism" 
·         New Perspectives in Foreign Policy, Spring 2013, no. 4
o    Iran and the Illusion of Nuclear Dominance
o    Back to Active Diplomacy: North Korea Policy for the Second Obama Administration
o    The End of Cooperative Threat Reduction (As We Know It)
o    The 21st Century Build-Down
o    Leveraging Social Media in China: It’s All about the “Positive Energy”
·         PacNet #48 - China Plays “Her Power” Card in “Liyuan Style”

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Centre for European Reform

Centre for European Strategy

Chatham House
·         Austerity: Virtue or Vice?
·         Egypt in Transition

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations
·         Modernising Dutch Diplomacy

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Global Economics Monthly, July 2013 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Instruction 7041.04, Estimating and Comparing the Full Costs of Civilian and Active Duty Military Manpower and Contract Support, July 3, 2013

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2013-100 Contract Administration of the Subsistence Prime Vendor Contract for Afghanistan Improved, but Additional Actions are Needed 
·         DODIG-2013-102 Improved Oversight of Communications Capabilities Preparedness Needed for Domestic Emergencies 

East-West Center

Enough Project

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Iraq: Closing a Chapter
·         The Southern European Corridor

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

·         Norway and Central Asia

George Mason University School of Law
·         National Security Law Journal, Spring 2013, v. 1, no. 1
o    The Soul of the Chinese Military: Good Order and Discipline in the People's Liberation Army
o    Rules of Engagement: Balancing the (Inherent) Right and Obligation of Self-Defense with the Prevention of Civilian Casualties
o    The Advent and Future of International Port Security Law
o    Executive Process: The Due Process of Executive Citizen Targeting by the Commander-In-Chief
o    Hinging on Habeas? The Guantanamo Memorandum of Understanding and the Detainees' Continued Right to Counsel

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Defense Suppliers: Factors Affecting U.S. Titanium Aircraft Component Manufacturers' Market Share of DOD Business. GAO-13-539
·         Employment: Actions Needed to Improve the Transparency and Reliability of Labor's Data on the H-2A Program. GAO-13-144R

Heritage Foundation

Infinity Journal
·         The Journal of Military Operations, Spring 2013, v. 1, no. 4 [registration required] 
o    Where to for 'The Operational'? An Answer
o    How Armor Units Adapted to the Urban COIN Mission in Baghdad
o    Rhodesia: Lessons Learned
o    Brains, Bullets and Flanks
o    Influencing the Enemy Commander's Behaviour
o    Three Short Pieces  

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         Peace and Security Council Report, June 2013, no. 48
·         South African Crime Quarterly, July 2013, no.  44

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for the Study of War
·         Map of Al Qaeda and Its Associated Movements—March 2013

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Crisis Group
·         CrisisWatch, July 2013,no. 119

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2013 [updated July2, 2013]

Migration Information Source (MIS)

National Academies Press
·         Evaluation of PEPFAR [President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief]
·         Frontiers in Massive Data Analysis 

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive

New America Foundation

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation
·         China Military Watch,  v.2, no. 13

Oxfam International 

Oxford Research Group

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

United Kingdom Parliament, House of Commons Defense Committee

US Coast Guard (USCG)

U.S. Institute of Peace
US International Trade Commission (USITC)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Witnessing a Coup in Egypt

White House

Wilson Center