Saturday, July 20, 2013

Friday's Miscellany -7-12-2013

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AEI Critical Threats
·         Mutiny in the Yemeni Military

Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)

Air Force STSC

·         CrossTalk, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, July/August 2013, v. 26, no. 4
o    CrossTalk and Software—Past, Present and Future: A Twenty-Five Year Perspective
o    A Twenty-Five Year Perspective
o    Is Something Missing from Project Management?
o    A New Software Metric to Complement Function Points: The Software Non-functional Assessment Process (SNAP)
o    Improving Affordability: Separating Research from Development and from Design in Complex Programs
o    Efficiencies of Virtualization in Test and Evaluation

Alliance for Peacebuilding
·         Building Peace, March 2013

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         Conflict Trends (No.16): Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence, July 2013
Asian Development Bank

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Atlantic Council

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Welcome Back to Mubarak’s Egypt 

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

·         Strengthening U.S.-Taiwan Relations: A New Partnership for a New Age [event video and transcript]
·         Vital Statistics on Congress

CATO Institute

Center for American Progress

Center for Global Development

Center for Naval Analysis (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Korea Chair Monitor, v. 1, no. 3 
·         PacNet #49 - Okinawa - Look to Singapore!
·         PacNet #50 - Timor-Leste: A Fragile Peace
·         PacNet #51 - Start Thinking Now About Transitional Justice in a Post-Transition North Korea
·         Significant Cyber Events [updated as of July 11,2013]

Central Asia Program - The Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies
·         Eurasia 2014: Into Thin Air

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Chatham House
·         Do Nuclear Weapons Deter?
·         Egypt: Democracy in the Balance

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy and Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space and Technology Committee

Congress. House. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

 Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Cyberbullying Research Center

Defense R&D Canada
·         Interagency Governance
·         Modelling Public Security Operations (Modélisation des opérations de sécurité publique)
·         Risk Assessment References
·         Social Psychology Theories in the Meta-Oganizational Context (Théories de la Psychologie Sociale dans le Contexte Méta-Organisationnel)
·         Understanding the Process of Radicalization: Review of the Empirical Literature (Comprendre le processus de radicalisation)
Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Instruction7041.04, Estimating and Comparing the Full Costs of Civilian and Active Duty Military Manpower and Contract Support, July 3, 2013 

 Department of Energy

East-West Center

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Kuwait Country Analysis Brief

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Afghanistan: Enter2014 
·         The Georgian Succession

EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
·         European Drug Report 2013 

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, July 2013 
o    FBI Counterintelligence Division’s Behavioral Analysis Program: A Unique Investigative Resource    
o    Focusing on Wildlife Crime (Part 1) 
o    Control and Arrest Tactics Training: Guidelines for Safety

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Can the EU Rescue Democracy in Hungary?  
·         Complete the Islamists’ Defeat  
·         Egypt’s Counter Revolution  
·         Snowden and the “Reset” 

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Defense Acquisition Workforce: The Air Force Needs to Evaluate Changes in Funding for Civilians Engaged in Space Acquisition. GAO-13-638
·         Federal Employees' Compensation Act: Analysis of Benefits Under Proposed Program Changes. GAO-13-730T [testimony]
·         Intellectual Property: Insights Gained from Efforts to Quantify the Effects of Counterfeit and Pirated Goods in the U.S. Economy. GAO-13-762T [testimony]
·         Military Training: DOD Met Annual Reporting Requirements and Continued to Improve Its Sustainable Ranges Report. GAO-13-648
·         NOAA: Initial Response to Post-Storm Assessment Requirements. GAO-13-559R
·         Nuclear Reactor License Renewal: NRC Generally Follows Documented Procedures, but Its Revisions to Environmental Review Guidance Have Not Been Timely. GAO-13-493
·         Nuclear Weapons: Factors Leading to Cost Increases with the Uranium Processing Facility. GAO-13-686R
·         President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief: Millions Being Treated, but Better Information Management Needed to Further Improve and Expand Treatment. GAO-13-688

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
·         Evolution of Aerial Combat

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
·         China’s Gwadar Pearl

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Monetary Policy and Balance Sheets [US]
·         IMF World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update -- Growing Pains, July 2013

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, July 12, 2013, v. 13, no. 14 
o    Rectification Campaign to Boost Cadres with “Red DNA”
o    Chinese Premier Li’s India Visit: Sifting through the Charm Offensive
o    NATO and Its Limits in the Asia-Pacific
o    Exploring the Significance of China’s Membership on the Arctic Council
·         Terrorism Monitor, July 12, 2013, v. 11, no. 14 
o    Turkey’s Counter-Terrorism Response to the Syrian Crisis
o    China Claims Uyghur Militants Trained in Syria
o    Sinai Insurgency Exploits Political Crisis in Egypt

Japan Ministry of Defense
·         Defense of Japan2013 [White Paper]

JFK Special Warfare Center and School
·         Special Warfare, July-September 2013, v. 26,no. 3
o    Social Revolution
o    Leveraging SOF Capacity: Fusing Components, TSOCS and Academics
o    An Unconventional Role for Civil Affairs
o    Crossing the Red Line: Social Media and Social Network Analysis for Unconventional Campaign Planning

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2013 [updated July 13, 2013]
·         Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated July 9, 2013]

Lowy Institute for International Policy


National Academies Press

National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC)

NATO Defense College

Oxfam International

Pak Institute for Peace Studies
·         Pakistan Security Report 2012

Pakistan Commission Report

Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
Pew Global Attitudes Project
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security 
·         Noureddine Jebnoun, "Business as Usual: Egyptian Military Kingmakers" (IPRIS Viewpoints, No. 130, July 2013)
·         Rajaram Panda, "Japan's Upper House Elections: A New Test for Shinzo Abe" (IPRIS Viewpoints, No. 131, July 2013)

·         What Should We Learn From Boston?  [testimony]

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         South Africa Beyond Mandela

Small Wars Journal

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transnational Institute

United Kingdom Foreign & Commonwealth Office
·         Intellectual Property in China

University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab

US Air Force
·         Global Horizons - Final Report - United States Air Force Global Science and Technology Vision
·         Global Horizons - Appendix
·         Global Horizons - Executive Summary

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Gulf Aid to Egypt and U.S. Policy 

White House