Sunday, October 13, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 10-11-2013

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         Conflict Trends (No.19): Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence, October 2013 

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Bipartisan Policy Center

·         Afghanistan Index: Tracking Progress and Security in Post-9/11 Afghanistan [updated September 30, 2013

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute
·         Why Growth Is Getting Harder  

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         The Global Aging Preparedness Index, Second Edition 
·         Issues & Insights, v. 13 , no. 12 - Workshop on Strategic Trade Controls 
·         Jihadi-Salafism's Next Generation 
·         Korea Chair Monitor, 2013, v. 1, no. 7 
·         PacNet #77 - US-Japan "2+2" Statement - Breaking New Ground? 
·         PacNet #76 - Of Symbols and Substance 
·         PacNet #75 - South Korea and a New Nationalism in an Era of Strength and Prosperity 
·         PacNet #74 - Pogo was Right! 
·         Significant Cyber Events Since 2006 [updated Oct 2013 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations
·         The Geopolitics of TTIP [Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership] 

Committee to Protect Journalists

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) 

Department of Defense

Department of State

East-West Center

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Libya Country Analysis Brief - October 2013 
·         Oman Country Analysis Brief - October 2013 

Enough Project

EU Institute for Security Studies

EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Policy Centre (EPC)
·         Is Europe's Future Digital? 

Feinstein International Center

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)


German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         Turkey’s Africa Policy 

Henley Putnam University
·         Journal of Strategic Security, Fall 2013, v. 6, no. 3 
o    Evaluating and Improving Online Intelligence Courses
o    Strengthening Intelligence Education with Information-Processing and Knowledge-Organization Competencies
o    Amateur Hour? Experience and Faculty Qualifications in U.S. Intelligence Courses
o    Occam’s Follies: Real and Imagined Biases Facing Intelligence Studies
o    The Five Habits of the Master Thinker
o    Matching Intelligence Teaching Methods with Different Learners' Needs
o    Thinking in 140 Characters: The Internet, Neuroplasticity, and Intelligence Analysis
o    The Lockwood Analytical Method for Prediction within a Probabilistic Framework
o    Efficacy of Modified Cognitive Interviewing, Compared to Human Judgments in Detecting Deception Related to Bio-threat Activities

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Infinity Journal
·         Infinity Journal, Summer 2013, v. 3, no. 3 
o    Does War Have its Own Logic After All?
o    The Weinberger Doctrine: A Celebration
o    Using the Threat of Violence to Contain Syria: An External Approach
o    Why Did the US Adopt the Strategy of Massive Retaliation?
o    A Response to ‘Voices From the Field: Towards a Successful Outcome in Afghanistan’
o    When Should Covert Action Be Used in Fulfillment of Foreign Policy Strategy?

Institute for National Security Studies

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         Peace and Security Council Report,  2013, no 51 

Institute for the Study of Radical Movements (ISRM)

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Intelligence Security Alliance

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, October 10, 2013, v. 13, no.  20  
o    The Relevant Organs: Institutional Factors behind China’s Gulf of Aden Deployment
o    China and the SCO: Dead Wood but a Good Platform
o    Why China Wants the Su-35
o    India in the South China Sea: Commercial Motives, Strategic Implications

Joint Chiefs of Staff
·         Joint Pub 3-17, Air Mobility Operations, 30 September 2013 

Long War Journal
·         Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated October 13, 2013

Lowy Institute for International Relations

National Academies Press

National Bureau of Asian Research

National Security Archive

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Oxfam International

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center

Pew Research Center for the People and the Press


Security & Defense Agenda

Small Wars Journal

Small Wars Survey

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Transatlantic Academy

Transnational Institute

Transparency International

Trust for America's Health

Ubiquity Press
·         Stability: International Journal of Security and Development 2013, 2(3): 52 

UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wharton School

Wilson Center