Monday, March 17, 2014

Friday's Miscellany 03-14-2014

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Security Project

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset

Arms Control Association

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Asian Development Bank

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Is the GCC in Peril? 

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs


·         Challenges Ahead in Crimea 
·         Putin’s Dangerous Game 

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for American Progress (CAP)
·         Afghans Find Their Way 

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #19 - Okinawans want dignity, not just development: Prime Minister Abe, go to Okinawa 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
·         Carbon Leakage: Options for the EU 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International and Strategic Analysis (SISA)

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

College of Europe

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee
·         Recent Developments in Afghanistan 

Congress. House. Energy and Commerce Committee
·         Chemical in Commerce Act 

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Navy Shipbuilding Programs 

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Global Economics Monthly, March 2014 
·         Ukraine in Crisis 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Directive 2000.13, Civil Affairs, March 11, 2014 
·         DoD Instruction 1010.04, Problematic Substance Use by DoD Personnel, February 20, 2014 
·         DoD Instruction 1200.15, Assignment to and Transfer Between Reserve Categories, Discharge from Reserve Status, Transfer to the Retired Reserve, and Notification of Eligibility for Retired Pay, March 13, 2014 
·         DoD Instruction 1332.43, Voluntary Separation Pay (VSP) Program for Service Members, February 26, 2014 
·         DoD Instruction 5525.12, Implementation of the Amended Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (LEOSA), February 13, 2014 
·         DoD Instruction 8510.01, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT), March 12, 2014 
·         Updated Procurement & Justification Budget Books
o    Army 
o    Air Force 
o    Navy 
o    Defense Wide 

Department of State

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Elliot School of International Affairs - Central Asia Program
o    Russia’s Migration Policy for Central Asia: Missed Opportunities?

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Three Scenarios for Ukraine 
·         Ukraine: The View from China 

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights

European Council on Foreign Relations

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Ukraine: The View from China 

European Policy Centre (EPC)
·         Transnistria - Where to? 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, March 2013 
o    Reading People: Behavioral Anomalies and Investigative Interviewing   
o    “Crisis” or “Hostage” Negotiation? The Distinction Between Two Important Terms
o    Humility: A Leadership Trait That Gets Results

Feinstein International Center

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Fundación Real Instituto Elcano


German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Arizona Border Surveillance Technology Plan: Additional Actions Needed to Strengthen Management and Assess Effectiveness. GAO-14-368 
·         Arizona Border Surveillance Technology Plan: Additional Actions Needed to Strengthen Management and Assess Effectiveness. GAO-14-411T [testimony] 
·         Countering Overseas Threats: Gaps in State Department Management of Security Training May Increase Risk to U.S. Personnel. GAO-14-360 
·         Defense Health Care: Acquisition Process for TRICARE's Third Generation of Managed Care Support Contracts. GAO-14-195 
·         DOD Business Systems Modernization: Air Force Business System Schedule and Cost Estimates. GAO-14-152 
·         Government Efficiency and Effectiveness: Views on the Progress and Plans for Addressing Government-wide Management Challenges. GAO-14-436T [testimony] 
·         Joint Professional Military Education: Opportunities Exist for Greater Oversight and Coordination of Associated Research Institutions. GAO-14-216 
·         Nuclear Safety: Countries' Regulatory Bodies Have Made Changes in Response to the Fukushima Daiichi Accident.  GAO-14-109  
·         Regional Missile Defense: DOD's Report Provided Limited Information; Assessment of Acquisition Risks Is Optimistic. GAO-14-248R 
·         Student and Exchange Visitor Program: DHS Needs to Assess Risks and Strengthen Oversight of Foreign Students with Employment Authorization. GAO-14-356 
·         Space Acquisitions: Acquisition Management Continues to Improve but Challenges Persist for Current and Future Programs. GAO-14-382T [testimony] 

Henley Putnam University
·         Journal of Strategic Security, Spring 2014, v. 7, no. 1 
o    The Dawn of a New Age? Democracies and Military Victory
o    Diversionary Foreign Policy in Authoritarian States: The Use of Multiple Diversionary Strategies by Saddam Hussein during the Gulf War
o    Intelligence and Public Diplomacy: The Changing Tide
o    Homegrown Muslim Extremism in the Netherlands: An Exploratory Note
o    Is Cyber Deterrence an Illusory Course of Action? International and Domestic Challenges to Comprehensive National Cybersecurity: A Case Study of the Czech Republic

Heritage Foundation

Human Security Report Project

Institut Français des Relations Internationals (IFRI)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, March 13,2014 
o    Electronic Waste: Opportunity to Bridge the Digital Divide or Eco-Disaster?
o    Malawi Election Watch May 2014: Reasons for Optimism?

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA)

Inter-American Dialogue
·         Natural Gas in Central America 

International Crisis Group

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Deep Roots of Fiscal Behavior 

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2014 [updated March12, 2014

National Academies Press

Naval War College
·         /LUCE.NT/ a Journal of National Security Studies, Spring 2014 
o    Remembering Abdullah
o    Inextricable Links: Why U.S. Debt to China Poses No Threat to National Security
o    Changing the Status Quo: Considering Nuclear Weapons for Taiwan and Other Options to Avoid Possible War with China
o    Hong Kong Getting No Love from Europe and China
o    The Worst Place: Why the Guantanamo Bay Detainee Facility Should be Closed
o    Drones: Tactical Success, Strategic Failure
o    Wrong Leaders for the Right Lessons…Always?

North-South Institute

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

Oxford Research Group

Palm Center

Peace Research Institute Oslo

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

Pew Research Global Attitudes Project

Pew Research Internet Project
·         Digital Life in 2025 

Pew Research Journalism Project

Police Executive Research Forum

Progressive Policy Institute (PPI)


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Save the Children, Inc.

Security & Defense Agenda
·         Future of NATO’s Partnerships 

Small Wars Journal

Stimson Center

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transnational Institute
·         On the Issue of Nuclear Terrorism 

Union of Concerned Scientists

United Kingdom Parliament, House of Commons Defense Committee
·         Future Army 2020
o    Volume I 
o    Volume II 

United Nations

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
·         Trade Bulletin, March 2014 

US Geological Survey (USGS)

U.S.-Korea Institute

Urban Institute

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Jordan's Energy Balancing Act 

White House