Sunday, October 20, 2013

Friday's Miscellany 10-18-2013

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

·         Fiscal Myopia 

CATO Institute

Center for Global Development

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         CIP Report, October 2013, v. 12, no. 4  
o    Financial Services Sector

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest 9 October 2013/ No. 137: Russia and Higher Education 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Islam, Islamism and Politics in Eurasia Report (IIPER) - No. 67, 14 October 2013 
·         NSPIR Current Issues No. 35: How Dependent are East Asian States on Arms Imports? 
·         PacNet #76A - Obama’s Summit Absence Needs to be put in Perspective 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Centre for International and Strategic Analysis (SISA)
·         The Evolution of Conflict in FATA 

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

College of Europe

Combat Studies Institute Press

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy and Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) 
·         The UN Security Council 

Department of State

Enough Project
·         Aid as a Weapon of War in Sudan 
·         Life in the Nuba Mountains 

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Leadership Network (ELN)

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Strategic Partnerships Observatory

Feinstein International Center

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)


German Development Institute

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Haiti Reconstruction: USAID Infrastructure Projects Have Had Mixed Results and Face Sustainability Challenges, by David Gootnick, director, international affairs and trade, before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. GAO-14-47T [testimony] 
·         Managing Critical Isotopes: Stewardship of Lithium-7 Is Needed to Ensure a Stable Supply. GAO-13-716 
·         Nuclear Power: Analysis of Regional Differences and Improved Access to Information Could Strengthen NRC Oversight. GAO-13-743 

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

IBM Center for The Business of Government

Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
·         Journal of Defence Studies, v. 7, no. 4, 2013 
o    Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean: A Changing Kaleidoscope
o    China’s ‘Three Warfares’ and India
o    The Cholas: Some Enduring Issues of Statecraft, Military Matters and International Relations
o    Strategic Perspectives on Growth Phases and Long-term Techno-economic Performance of India’s DRDO

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Inter-American Dialogue

International Crisis Group
·         Women and Conflict in Afghanistan 

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, October 18, 2013, v. 11, no. 19 
o    Al-Murabitun: North Africa’s Jihadists Reach into History in Their Battle against European “Crusaders”
o    Militant Islam Meets Militant Buddhism in Myanmar
o    Jihadism and Counterterrorism Policy in Algeria: New Responses to New Challenges

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
·         Iran vs. the West: Endgame? 

Korea Institute for National Unification

NATO Civil-Military Fusion Center
·         Afghanistan Weekly Review [latest update October 13, 2013

NATO Defense College

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Oxfam International

Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations

Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the United Nations in New York

Pew Internet & American Life Project

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

Pew Research Global Attitudes Project

PLoS Med

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Project 2049 Institute


Securing America's Future Energy
·         Oil Security Index 

Small Wars Journal
·         Adapting for the “Other” War 

Strategic Studies Institute


UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Union of Concerned Scientists

United States International Trade Commission (USITC)

U.S.-Korea Institute

Virtual Private Library

Walk Free Foundation
·         Global Slavery Index 2013 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Egypt's Evolving Foreign Policy 

Wilson Center