Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Friday's Miscellany 03-07-2014

Air Force STSC
·         CrossTalk, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, March/April 2014, v. 27, no. 2 
o    Non-Malicious Taint: Bad Hygiene is as Dangerous to the Mission as Malicious Intent
o    Collaborating across the Supply Chain to Address Taint and Counterfeit
o    Software and Supply Chain Risk Management Assurance Framework
o    Malware, “Weakware,” and the Security of Software Supply Chains
o    Problems and Mitigation Strategies for Developing and Validating Statistical Cyber Defenses
o    Earned Schedule 10 Years Later: Analyzing Military Programs

Air University
·         Air & Space Power Journal, March-April 2014, v. 28, no. 2  
o    Global Vigilance, Global Reach, Global Power for America: The World’s Greatest Air Force—Powered by Airmen, Fueled by Innovation
o    Joint Force Multipliers: America’s Airmen Transition to  the Resolute Support Mission
o    A Different Air Force Tiger
o    Peeling the Onion: Why Centralized Control/Decentralized Execution Works
o    The Joint Strike Fighter/F-35 Program: A Canadian Technology  Policy Perspective
o    How LeMay Transformed Strategic Air Command
o    Nuclear Deterrence and Cyber: The Quest for Concept

Afghanistan Watch
·         An Overlook on Afghanistan Women During Past13 Years (Series of factsheets) 

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Peace Society
·         World Affairs Journal, March April  2014 
o    A Nation Divided: Venezuela’s Uncertain Future
o    Euromaidan: Ukraine’s Self-Organizing Revolution

American Security Project

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, February 2014, v. 21, no. 2 
o    Human T-lymphotropic virus infections in active component service members, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2008
o    Urinary tract infections, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2013
o    Surveillance snapshot: male infertility, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2012
o    Deployment-related conditions of special surveillance interest

Army Combined Arms Center
·         Military Review, March/April 2014, v. 94, no. 2
o    Strenghts-Based Leadership Theory and Development of Subordinate Leaders
o    Developing Trustworthy Commissioned Officers
o    Evil on the Horizon
o    Extending SHARP Best Practices
o    Is Experience the Missing Link in Junior Officer Development
o    The Syrian Crisis from a Neighbor's Perspective
o    The Criticality of Captain's Education
o    Ethics Education of Military Leaders
o    Improving Leader Development in the Operational Domain
o    Leading Structured Organization in the Dynamic Age

Arthur D. Simons Center
·         InterAgency Journal 5-1 (Winter 2014)
o    Adapting to Change: Strategic Turning Points and  the CIA/DoD Relationship
o    Everyone Else is They: A New Framework for  Operational Culture
o    The National Security Council Deputies Committee – Engine of the Policy Process
o    Fundamentally Restructuring Interagency Operations  for Future Success
o    An Institutional Analysis of the Commander’s  Emergency Response Program
o    Ripples in the Pond: CGSOC Interagency Education
o    Faith-Based Peacebuilding in the Former Yugoslavia

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs


Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)
·         Canada and Ballistic Missile Defence   

Carnegie Foundation

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for American Progress

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         CSS Policy Perspectives, 2014 v. 2, no. 1
o    After Ukraine: Enhancing Europe’s Gas Security

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment (CSBA)
·         Toward a Balanced Combat Air Force 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Korea Chair Monitor, February 20 - March 5, 2014, v.  2, no. 4 
·         PacNet #18 - Myanmar: Election Boycotts and Democracy? 
·         Safety of Crude Oil by Rail 

Center on Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World
·         Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, 2013, v. 15 
o    Victory or Death: The Brotherhood in the Trenches
o    Islamism and the Pakistani State
o    The Next Decade of Jihadism in Pakistan
o    Cleansing Pakistan of Minorities
o    On the Eve of 2014: Islamism in Central Asia
o    A Clash of Islamic Models

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
·         The G-20, Five Years On 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy and Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Ukraine 

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space and Technology Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Ukraine in Crisis 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         QDR Factsheet 

Department of State
o    Volume I: Drug and Chemical Control 
o    Volume II: Money Laundering and Financial Crimes 
·         U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Ukraine 

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Indonesia Country Analysis Brief - March 2014 

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Three Scenarios for Ukraine 

EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

European Parliament

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Feinstein International Center

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

·         Mapping EU-ASEAN Relations 
·         No-win in Venezuela? 

Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)
·         Moving Targets 

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         2013 Sequestration: Agencies Reduced Some Services and Investments, While Taking Certain Actions to Mitigate Effects. GAO-14-244  
·         The Air Force's Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Competitive Procurement. GAO-14-377R 
·         Countering Overseas Threats: DOD and State Need to Address Gaps in Monitoring of Security Equipment Transferred to Lebanon. GAO-14-161 
·         Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle: Introducing Competition into National Security Space Launch Acquisitions. GAO-14-259T [testimony] 
·         Human Capital: Agencies Should More Fully Evaluate the Costs And Benefits Of Executive Training. GAO-14-132 
·         International Food Aid: Prepositioning Speeds Delivery of Emergency Aid, but Additional Monitoring of Time Frames and Costs Is Needed. GAO-14-277 
·         Nuclear Nonproliferation: Stronger Planning and Evaluation Needed for Radiological Security Zone Pilot Project. GAO-14-209 
·         Transitioning Veterans: Improved Oversight Needed to Enhance Implementation of Transition Assistance Program. GAO-14-144 

Heritage Foundation
·         Venezuela: U.S. Leadership Needed 

Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI)

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         Peace and Security Council Report,  No. 56. March 2014 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Crisis Group
·         CrisisWatch,  N°127, March 2014 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Iran Watch
·         Iran's Nuclear Timetable 
·         A Peaceful Nuclear Iran? 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, March 7, 2014, v. 14, no. 5 
o    National Security Trumps Reform at the NPC
o    Terrorist Attack in Kunming Reveals Complex Relations hip with International Jihad
o    Symbolism over Substance: Sochi Showcases China -Russia Pragmatic Partnership
o    The Humbling of the NDRC
·         Terrorism Monitor, March 6, 2014, v. 12, no. 5 
o    Yemen’s Southern Insurgency is Undermining the Political Transition
o    The Battle for al-Quneitra, the “Gateway to Damascus”
o    Counterterrorism or Neo-Colonialism? The French Army in Africa

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2014 [updated March5, 2014

National Academies Press

National Security Archive

National War College (NWC)
·         China Maritime Study No. 11 February 2014 China's Near Seas Combat Capabilities 
·         Naval War College Review, Spring 2014, v. 67, no. 2 
o    Creating the 1980s Maritime Strategy and Implications for Today
o    Strategic Features of the South China Sea: A Tough Neighborhood for Hegemons
o    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force in the Age of Multilateral Cooperation: Nontraditional Security
o    Cyber War, Cybered Conflict, and the Maritime Domain
o    Promising Privateers? Understanding the Constraints of Contemporary Private Security at Sea
o    Innovation for Its Own Sake: The Type XXI U-boat

NATO Defense College

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Office of Director on National Intelligence (ODNI)

Partnership for Peace Consortium

Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)

Pew Research Social & Demographic Trends
·         Millennials in Adulthood 

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)


Small Wars Journal

Stanley Foundation

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transatlantic Academy

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

University of Miami
·         University of Miami Law Review, February 2014, v. 68 
o    The Digital Death Conundrum: How Federal and State Laws Prevent Fiduciaries from Managing Digital Property

University of Pennsylvania Law
·         University of Pennsylvania Law Review, February 2014,v. 162, no. 3 
o    Funding Terror

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Gulf Arabs in Crisis 
·         Threats to Israel: Trade Boycotts   

White House