Monday, October 7, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 10-04-2013

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Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Alliance For Peacebuilding
·         Building Peace, September2013 
o    Playing Fair: Using Sports to Avoid Conflict in Nigeria
o    Letting the Other In: Conflict Prevention in Myanmar
o    Bringing Up the Child: Local Conflict Prevention Mechanisms
o    The World As It Is and the World As It Should Be: Interview with United Nations Deputy Secretary-General
o    Separate Tracks, Common Goals: Preventing Genocide and Conflict
o    A Living Reality? The Responsibility to Protect and the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities
o    Beyond the Last Resort: The US Military and Conflict Prevention
o    Early Warning, Early Response: Lessons from Sri Lanka
o    The Business of Preventing Armed Conflict
o    Overcoming Obstacles to Peace
o    The Atrocities Prevention Board: An Experiment in Genocide Prevention Systems
o    Reminders of the Promise: Civil Society and the Responsibility to Protect

American Enterprise Institute
·         Honduras Under Siege  

American Security Project
·         FACT SHEET—Bangladesh 

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, September 2013, v. 20, no. 9 
o    Depression and suicidality during the postpartum period after first time deliveries, active component service women and dependent spouses, U.S. Armed Forces, 2007-2012
o    Female infertility, active component service women, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2012
o    Brief report: polycystic ovary syndrome, active component service women, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2012
o    Pelvic inflammatory disease among female recruit trainees, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2002-2012
o    Surveillance snapshot: myomectomies and hysterectomies performed for uterine fibroids at military health facilities, active component service women, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2012
o    Menorrhagia, active component service women, U.S. Armed Forces, 1998-2012
o    Incident diagnoses of breast cancer, active component service women, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2012
o    Surveillance snapshot: births, active component service women, U.S. Armed Forces 2001-2012

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Forty Years to the Yom Kippur Wa

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
·         Steps to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism 

·         Fiscal Myopia  
·         Revisiting Sovereign Bankruptcy  

Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
·         Russia and the Arab Spring  

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #73 - The New Chairman of the JCS and South Korea’s Evolving Military Strategy 
·         Thinking Youth Issue #2 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Haiti: Is U.S. Aid Effective? 

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         The Northern Ireland Peace Process 

Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office (DARO)

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         Hagel Cover Memo POMA Final 

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2013-140  Quality Assurance Assessment of the F-35 Lightning II Program 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of State
·         Reversing Iran's Nuclear Program 

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Sykes-Picot and Syria 

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         The Curse of Russian “Exceptionalism”    

Foundation for the Defense of Democracies [et. al.]
·         Iran’s Golden Loophole 


German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         Erdoğan’s Longest Year 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Budget Issues: Key Questions to Consider When Evaluating Balances in Federal Accounts. GAO-13-798 
·         Defense Health Care: Evaluation of TRICARE Pharmacy Services Contract Structure Is Warranted. GAO-13-808 
·         Nuclear Terrorism Response Plans: Major Cities Could Benefit from Federal Guidance on Responding to Nuclear and Radiological Attacks. GAO-13-736 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC)

Information Sharing Environment (ISE)

Institute for National Strategic Studies
·         New Winds Blowing from Russia?  

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         South African Crime Quarterly. September 2013, no. 45 
o    ‘Pale Face’/ ‘Pointy Face’: SA Criminology in Denial
o    A Provincial Concern?: Political Killings in South Africa
o    Shebeens and Crime: The Multiple Criminalities of South African Liquor and Its Regulation
o    Illegal Sales of Alcohol and Asset Forfeiture
o    Savera Kalideen, Senior Advocacy Manager for Soul City

Institute for the Study of War
·         Al-Qaeda in Iraq Resurgent, Part I 
·         Islamic Alliance Emerges 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

International Crisis Group
·         CrisisWatch, 01 October2013, No. 122 
·         Kazakhstan: Waiting for Change 

International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

·         David S. Kris, “On the Bulk Collection of tangible Things,” Vol. 1, No. 4, September 29, 2013 

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2013 [updated September 30, 2013
·         Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated October 5, 2013

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center

National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA)

National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
·         NCTC Policy Number 1 - Information Sharing Rules of the Road 

National Defense University (NDU)
·         Joint Force Quarterly (JFQ), 4th Quarter 2013, no. 71 
o    Widening the Aperture in Education
o    Assured Access: Building a Joint and Multinational Airborne Forcible Entry Capability
o    Revisiting NATO’s Kosovo Air War: Strategic Lessons for an Era of Austerity
o    The Responsibility to Protect: The Libya Test Case
o    The 2011 Libya Operation: War Powers Redefined?
o    Core Questions for Cyber Attack Guidance
o    The Cost of Culture: Controlling DOD’s Runaway O&M Spending
o    The Elusive Defeat of al Qaeda
o    Reconnaissance and Surveillance: Looking Deep
o    ISR Support to Operational Access: Winning Initiative in Antiaccess and Area-denial Environments
o    The Whole House of Strategy
o    Globally Integrated Operations: A Reflection of Environmental Complexity

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update September 24, 2013

New America Foundation
·         Joining the Surveillance Society?  
Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre
·         Qatar’s Human Rights Record 

Oxford Economics

Pak Institute for Peace Studies
·         “Tazadaat-o-Imtiazaat” (Contradictions and Discriminations) 

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Environmental Initiatives

Pew Research Hispanic Trends Project

Pew Research Religion and Public Life Project
·         A Portrait of Jewish Americans 

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         Loro Horta, "The Dragon Looks West:China and Central Asia" (IPRIS Viewpoints, No. 135, October 2013) 

·         Management Perspectives Pertaining to Root Cause Analyses of Nunn-McCurdy Breaches, Volume 4: Program Manager Tenure,Oversight of Acquisition Category II Programs, and Framing Assumptions  
·         The Terrorist Threat from Al Shabaab  [Seth Jones - testimony] 

Security & Defense Agenda

Small Wars Journal

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Stimson Center

Strategic Studies Institute

Transnational Institute

Transportation Research Board (TRB)
·         TR News, July-August 2013, no. 287 

United Kingdom Parliament, House of Commons Defense Committee
·         Defense Implications of Possible Scottish Independence
o    Volume I 
o    Volume II  

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

US Marine Corps (USMC)

University of Pennsylvania

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         The Rise of Persian Salafism 

White House
·         Statement by the President [September 30. 2013]