Monday, August 12, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 08-09-2013

American Security Project

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Reports (MSMR), July 2013, v. 20, no. 7 
o    Editorial: the mental health of our deploying generation
o    Summary of mental disorder hospitalizations, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2012
o    Surveillance Snapshot: anxiety disorders, active component, 2000-2012
o    Mental disorders and mental health problems, recruit trainees, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2012
o    Surveillance Snapshot: mental disorder hospitalizations among recruit trainees, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2012
o    Malingering and factitious disorders and illnesses, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 1998-2012
o    Surveillance Snapshot: conditions diagnosed concurrently with insomnia, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2003-2012

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

·         Greek Myths and Reality 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
·         Building Libya’s Security Sector  

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for American Progress

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies
·         Russian Analytical Digest, 30 July 2013, No.134 - Cyber Security and Internet Protest 
·         Russian Analytical Digest, 5 August 2013, No.135 - Russia and Right-Wing Extremism 

Center for Strategic and International Studies
·         Korea Chair Monitor, July 11 - July 24, 2013, v. 1, no. 4 
·         PacNet #60 - Abenomics and Japan's Defense Priorities 
·         PacNet #61 - Overrated Significance of the Sino-Russia "Joint-Sea 2013" Exercise? 
·         PacNet #62 - Surfing the Waves of Nuclear Change in Myanmar 
·         Yemen and U.S.Security 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Chatham House
·         India's Policy towards Afghanistan  

Conciliation Resources

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·        The Taliban in Afghanistan

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2013-113 Assessment of DoD Wounded Warrior Matters – Fort Riley
·         DODIG-2013-114 Cost Increases and Delays Occurred During Closure and Land Transfers of Army Ammunition Plants and Chemical Depots Under Base Realignment and Closure 2005 
·         DODIG-2013-115 The Navy’s Management of Software Licenses Needs Improvement 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

East West Center

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Transportation Security: Action Needed to Strengthen TSA's Security Threat Assessment Process. GAO-13-629   
·         Veterans' Health Care Budget: Improvements Made, but Additional Actions Needed to Address Problems Related to Estimates Supporting President's Request. GAO-13-715   

Heritage Foundation

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (ISDA)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America  
·         2013 Member Surve

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, August 9, 2013, v. 13, no. 16 
o    Xi’s Mass Line Campaign: Realigning Party Politics to New Realities
o    “Likonomics” Trumped by Harsh Economic and Political Realities
o    Major Country Diplomacy with Chinese Characteristics
o    Propaganda as Policy? Explaining the PLA’s “Hawkish Faction” (Part Two)
·         Terrorism Monitor, August 9. 2013, v. 11, no. 16 
o    Somalia’s al-Shabaab Movement Turns on Itself
o    Bahrain’s Monarchy Determined to Prevent Egyptian-Style Revolt in Mid-August
o    Royal Rivalry in the Levant: Saudi Arabia and Qatar Duel over Syria

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2013 [updated August 10, 2013

National Academies Press

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

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive
·         Science,Technology and the CIA 

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Oxford Research Group

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Refugees International

Peterson Institute for International Economics

Pew Internet & American Life Project

Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Pew Research Global Attitudes Project


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal
·         Cautious Hope in Sangin 
·         Myanmar’s Child Soldiers 

Stimson Center

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

U.S. International Trade Commission
·         Journal of International Commerce and Economics, August 2013 

U.S. Special Operations Command

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Al-Qaeda's Resiliency in Yemen 

Wilson Center