Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Friday Miscellany 08-30-2013

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Security Project

Amnesty International
·         Armenia—No Space for Difference 

Army War College Library
·         Cyberspace - A Bibliography 

Arthur D. Simons Center
·         IAE 13-02W Interagency Planning Case Study: The Postal Model and Plan 

Atlantic Council

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Time Is on Israel’s Side 

·         Afghanistan Index: Tracking Progress and Security in Post-9/11 Afghanistan [updated August  27, 2013

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

CATO Institute

Center for American Progress

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         DIIG Current Issues No. 34: FY2012 Federal Services Contracting Trends 
·         Issues & Insights, v. 13, no. 11—New Governments, Renewed Purpose 
·         PacNet #55R - South Korean Debates on China’s North Korea Policy: Is President Park Listening? 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Chatham House
·         Explaining the US 'Pivot' to Asia 

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, August 2013, v. 6, no. 8 
o    Turkey’s Tangled Syria Policy
o    Israel’s Response to the Crisis in Syria
o    Iran’s Unwavering Support to Assad’s Syria
o    Hizb Allah’s Gambit in Syria
o    The Battle for Qusayr: How the Syrian Regime and Hizb Allah Tipped the Balance
o    The Non-State Militant Landscape in Syria
o    From Karbala to Sayyida Zaynab: Iraqi Fighters in Syria’s Shi`a Militias

Council on Foreign Relations
·         China’s Rule-of-Law Trial 
·         Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-13-107 - Implementation of L-1 Visa Regulations 

Department of State
·         Remarks on Syria [Secretary Kerry] 

Department of the Army
·         TC 3-21.75 - The Warrior Ethos and Soldier Combat Skills 

East-West Center

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         The Russia-Ukraine Trade Spat 
·         UN-Veiling World Governance 


Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Israel’s Reshuffled Strategic Deck  


German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)
·         Tunisia at a Crossroads 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Border Security: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Has Taken Steps to Address GAO's Recommendations Aimed at Ensuring Officers Are Fully Trained. GAO-13-768R 
·         Border Security: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Provides Integrity-Related Training to Its Officers and Agents throughout Their Careers. GAO-13-769R 
·         Foreign Assistance: U.S. Programs Involving the Palestine Investment Fund. GAO-13-537 
·         Global Manufacturing: Foreign Government Programs Differ in Some Key Respects From Those in the United States. GAO-13-365 

Government of the United Kingdom

Heritage Foundation
·         Obamacare’s Impact on Businesses 

Human Rights Watch

Institute Francais des Relations Internationales (IFRI)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)
·         IAEA Safeguards Report on Syria 

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Institute for the Study of War
·         2013 Iraq Update #34: Maliki Eyes Third Term 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

International Crisis Group
·         CrisisWatch N°121, 01 September 2013 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Collateral and Monetary Policy    

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2013 [updated August 31, 2013
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2013 [updated August 30, 2013
·         Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated August 23, 2013

National Academies Press

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update August 27, 2013

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

New America Foundation

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Global Attitudes Project

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)


Small Wars Journal

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transatlantic Academy
·         Corporate Statecraft 

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Bombing Syria: What's the Goal? 
·         New IAEA Reports on Iran and Syria 
·         Tunisia Designates Ansar al-Sharia 

White House

Wilson Center