Sunday, August 25, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 08-23-2013

38 North
·         The KaesongOpportunity 


Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Air Force Space Command (USAFSC)

American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California
·         Muslims Need NotApply 

American Enterprise Institute

American Security Project
·         Iranian Ballistic Missiles  

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Brookings Institution

Canadian Defense & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Census Bureau
·         2011 Language Mapper 

Center for American Progress

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         CIP Report, August 2013, v. 12, no. 2 [Health] 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #68 - Binding China 
·         PacNet #67 - Japan-China Maritime Confidence Building And Communications Mechanisms 
·         PacNet #65R - Don't underestimate the ADMM+ 
·         Securing Cyberspace Through Public-Private Partnerships [executive summary] 

Central Asia Program - The Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Instruction1005.15, DoD Civilian Flags, August 6, 2013 
·         DoD Instruction1310.01, Rank and Seniority of Commissioned Officers, August 23, 2013  
·         DoD Instruction5505.10, Criminal Investigations of Noncombat Deaths, August 15, 2013 
·         DoD Manual3150.08, Nuclear Weapon Accident Response Procedures (NARP), August 22, 2013 

Department of the Navy
·         CNO's Navigation Plan 2014-2018 

European Leadership Network (ELN)
·         New START: A Net Assessment 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Arms for Peace in Syria? 
·         Can the Israeli Center Hold? 
·         To Drone or Not to Drone 

Foundation for Strategic Research

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Army and Marine Corps Training: Better Performance and Cost Data Needed to More Fully Assess Simulation-Based Efforts. GAO-13-698 
·         Army Networks: Opportunities Exist to Better Utilize Results from Network Integration Evaluations. GAO-13-711 
·         Next Generation Jammer: DOD Should Continue to Assess Potential Duplication and Overlap As Program Moves Forward. GAO-13-642 
·         Wildland Fire Management: Improvements Needed in Information, Collaboration, and Planning to Enhance Federal Fire Aviation Program Success. GAO-13-684 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Science and International Security  (ISIS)
·         Update on the Parchin Site 

Institute for the Study of War
·         2013 Iraq Update #33 - The Struggles of the Iraqi Security Forces 
·         Regime Regains Ground on the Coast 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
·         Pakistan’s Water Woes 
·         Pressures on then Indian Rupee 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, August 23, 2013, v. 13, no. 17 
o    Army Day Coverage Stresses Winning Battles with “Dream of a Strong Military”
o    Sino-Mongolian Coal Relationship Continues Downward Spiral in 2013
o    A Tale of Two Volunteer Programs: China and Taiwan
o    The Democratic Progressive Party’s Defense Policy Blue Papers and the Opposition’s Vision for Taiwan’s National Defense

National Academies Press

National Security Archive

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update August13, 2013

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Office of the Director of National Intelligence
·         IC On the Record 

Pak Institute for Peace Studies

Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKOSI)
·         Peace & Stability Operations Journal, August 2013, v. 3, no, 4 
o    PKSOI Supports U.S. Army Exercise Western Accord 13
o    Military Observer in West Africa
o    Words and Actions; The American Style of Peacekeeping
o    Finding A Way: Integrating Serb Police Officers into the Kosovo Police Service
o    Following in the “Footprint”: The Strategic Benefits of Peace Operations
o    Stability Operations: A College Student’s Perspective
o    Peace Operations: A Rwandan View

Pew Global Attitudes Project
·         Egypt and Saudi Arabia Topline 

Pew Research Social & Demographic Trends

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)
·         Pursuing Profits--Or Power? 

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         Bruno Oliveira Martins, "Disclosed: EU Vulnerability. Taking US Mass Surveillance Seriously after the Snowden Affair" (IPRIS Viewpoints, No. 132, August 2013) 


Rockport Analytics
·         The Value of Government Meetings 

Small Wars Journal

Stimson Center

Strategic Studies Institute
·         Cartel Car Bombings in Mexico   

University of South Alabama Library
·         Military and Sexual Assault Subject Guide    

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

Wilson Center
·         The Victims' Movement in Mexico