Sunday, February 23, 2014

Friday's Miscellany 02-21-2014

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Air University Library Bibliographies
·         Child Soldiers - Subject Guide 

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Asian Development Bank

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
·         Factsheet: Iran and the P5+1 

·         All Cities Are Not Created Unequal 
·         Awareness Reduces Racial Bias 

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

Canadian Defense & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for American Progress (CAP)

Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS)
·         Homeland Security Affairs Journal, February 2014, v. 10 

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         CIP Report, February 2014, v. 12, no. 8
o    Commercial Facilities

Center for Naval Analysis (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         FYSA: For Your Situational Awareness,  Issue 4 
·         Korea Chair Monitor, February 6 - February 19, 2014, v. 2, no. 3 
·         Iraq in Crisis 
·         PacNet #15 - Japan’s Energy Crisis – A Blessing in Disguise for Diplomacy? 
·         Significant Cyber Events [updated February21, 2014

Center on Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Centre for International and Strategic Analysis (SISA)
·         The Punjabi Taliban 

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Issue Guide: Crisis in Ukraine 

Defence Research and Development Canada

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         Electromagnetic Spectrum Strategy 

Department of Defense Inspector General  (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2014-040 Assessment of DoD Wounded Warrior Matters: Managing Risks of Multiple Medications 

Department of State
·         Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks 
·         Counter-Piracy Update 
·         Situation in Ukraine 

Department of the Army
·         FM 3-38, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities 

East-West Center

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Syria Country Analysis Brief - February 2014 

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Union

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Engaging Cuba 

Feinstein International Center

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for Strategic Research (Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique)


Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

George Mason University School of Law
·         National Security Law Journal, Fall/Winter 2013, v. 2, no. 1 
o    The Lawfulness of and Case for Combat Drones in the Fight Against Terrorism
o    An Imperfect Balance: ITAR Exemptions, National Security, and U.S. Competitiveness
o    Nonjudicial Punishment in the Military: Why a Lower Burden of Proof Across All Branches is Unnecessary
o    Taking Confusion Out of Crisis: Making Sense of the Legal Framework for Federal Agencies to Provide Law Enforcement Support to State and Local Governments in Emergencies

German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         Alice in Trade-Land: The Politics of TTIP [Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership] 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         IRS's Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program: 2009 Participation by State and Location of Foreign Bank Accounts. GAO-14-265R 
·         Oil and Gas: Interior Has Begun to Address Hiring and Retention Challenges but Needs to Do More. GAO-14-205 
·         Plutonium Disposition Program: DOE Needs to Analyze the Root Causes of Cost Increases and Develop Better Cost Estimates. GAO-14-231 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institut Français des Relations Internationals (IFRI)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, February 20, 2014 
o    Identity Politics in the Central African Republic
o    Urbanization + Construction + Illicit Trade = More Money Laundering Through Real Estate?

Institute for Defense Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute of Medicine

Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism
·         Journal of National Security Law & Policy, February 2014, v. 7, no. 1  

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)
·         IAEA report  

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for Strategic Dialogue

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Update 2014 #12: New Ba'athist Militant Group and ISIS Capture Iraqi Soldiers and Take Over the Fallujah Dam l

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)
·         Peacemaking in South Sudan [video] 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, February 20,2014, v. 14, no. 4 
o    Beijing’s Fight Against Democracy Activism in Hong Kong
o    Chin a’s Ideological ‘Soft War’: Offense is the Best Defense
o    Falling Coal Prices Help Chin a’s ‘New Silk Road’ Win Over Mongolia
·         Terrorism Monitor, February 21, 2014, v. 12, no. 4 
o    Iranian Naval Adventurism in the Atlantic Ocean
o    The Quetta Shura: Understanding the Afghan Taliban's Leadership
o    Are Corruption and Tribalism Dooming Somalia’s War on al-Shabaab Extremists?

Lowy Institute for International Relations
·         G20 Needs a Growth Strategy 

Marine Corps University Press
·         MCU Journal, v. 4, no. 1 Spring 2013 
o    Stopping Atrocities: Field Commanders’ Moral Responsibility in Srebrenica and Rwanda
o    The Syrian Kurds: A House Divided
o    Understanding Terrorism and the Islamist Challenge in the Maghreb
o    Bridging the Gap: High-Level Policy Meets On-the-Ground Realities in Eastern Afghanistan
o    Agnatic Rivalry, Social Instability, and Scapegoating: The Consequences of Integrating Pashtunwali with Afghan Formal Law

National Academies Press

National Bureau of Asian Research

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

NATO Defense College

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Pew Research Internet Project

Pew Research Social & Demographic Trends
·         Remittance Flows Worldwide in 2012 

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Project 2049 Institute


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal
·         The Process of Radicalization 
·         Rethinking Stability 

Stanley Foundation
·         A View from Africa: Building Capacity to Prevent Atrocities [video - 4 parts] 

Transnational Institute
·         Eurodrones, Inc. 

Transportation Research Board

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Ubiquity Press
·         International Journal Stability of Security & Development, 2014, v. 3, no.1  

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Jordan Not Out of the Woods Yet 

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

World Bank