Sunday, April 27, 2014

Friday's Miscellany 04-25-2014

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Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Air University Library Bibliographies
·         Central and Eastern Europe - April 2014 

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Security Project
·         Key Facts: Climate Change 

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank
·         Asian Economic Integration Monitor - April2014 

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Berkman Center on Internet & Society

·         Getting Smarter about Smart Cities 

Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute
·         The Government Debt Iceberg 

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for National Policy

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, No. 147: Legal Reform 

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
·         FYSA: For Your Situational Awareness, no. 6, April 2014 
o    Is Nuclear Weapons Modernization Affordable?
o    Localizing Development Assistance to Enhance Effectiveness
o    The End of Moore's Law...No Really This Time
o    Initial Analysis of the Impact of Sequestration on DoD Contracting
·         PacNet #32 - Mr. Obama: Focus on Alliance Management, not Rebalancing Rhetoric 
·         PacNet #32A - Unintended Consequences of US Alliances in Asia 

Center for Terrorism and Security Studies
·         Perspectives on Terrorism, April 2014, v. 8, no. 2 
·         Survival of the Fittest: Why Terrorist Groups Endure
o    Hezbollah’s Man in Egypt
o    Locating Cyberterrorism: How Terrorism Researchers Use and View the Cyber Lexicon
o    Bibliography: Muslim Brotherhood (Part 1)
o    Bibliography: (Countering) Violent Extremism and Terrorism
o    “Counterterrorism Bookshelf” – 27 Books on Terrorism & Counterterrorism Related Subjects

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Committee for Human Right in North Korea

Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Revenues in 2013: An Infographic 
Council on Foreign Relations
·         Venezuela’s Economic Fractures 
·         What Is Internet Governance? 

Delhi Policy Group

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         Defense Suicide Prevention Office 
o    2012 Calendar year DoD Suicide Event Report (DoDSER)
o    Crisis Support Guide for Families
o    Reserve Component Suicide Postvention Plan: A Toolkit for Commanders
·         DoD Directive 4180.01, DoD Energy Policy, April 16, 2014 
·         DoD Instruction 5030.36, Emergency Security Control of Air Traffic (ESCAT), April 24, 2014 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of State
·         Remarks on Ukraine [Sec Kerry] 

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Mexico Country Analysis Brief - April 2014 

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Policy Centre (EPC)
·         EPC Special Collection: Ukraine 
·         Ukraine on the Edge 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

·         Avoiding Iraq’s Fragmentation 

Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (Russia)
·         Russian Economic Developments 

German Development Institute

Global Center on Cooperative Security

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Department of Defense's Waiver of Competitive Prototyping Requirement for the Army's Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle Program. GAO-14-521R 
·         Department of Defense's Waiver of Competitive Prototyping Requirement for the Air Force's B-2 Defensive Management System Modernization Program. GAO-14-522R 
·         Telecommunications: Projects and Policies Related to Deploying Broadband in Unserved and Underserved Areas. GAO-14-409 
·         Warfighter Support: DOD Policy and Implementation Plan for Reconstitution of Forces. GAO-14-530R 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch , April 24, 2014 
o    Ghana, The United States, and Iran: Balancing Alliances with Mutual Interests
o    Elections and the Autocratic Drift in Africa

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq’s 2014 National Elections  

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Defense Studies (Estonia)

International Centre for Policy Studies
·         Inside Ukraine, April 17, 2014 

International Centre for the Study of Radicalization and Political Violence

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, April 25, 2014, v. 14, no. 8 
o    China’s Penetration of the Canadian Energy Market
o    China Pursues Ambitious, but Risky, Financial Reforms
o    Chinese 3rd Generation Nuclear Technology Development

Kennedy Center for International Studies
·         Journal of International Organization Studies, Fall 2013, v. 5, no. 1 
o    Looking Inward: The Politics of Administering the International Public Sector
o    Internal Dynamics and Dysfunctions of International Organizations—An Introduction to the Special Issue
o    Spoilers from Within: Bureaucratic Spoiling in United Nations Peace Operations
o    How to Deal with Spoilers: Dissent-Shirking, Obstruction, and Coping Strategies with the UN Transitional Administration in East Timor
o    Proselytizing as Spoiling from Within? Comparing Proselytizing by UN Peacekeepers in the Sudan and the DR Congo
o    The Morality of Bureaucratic Politics: Allegations of “Spoiling” in a UN Inter-Agency War
o    Protectionism within the Organization of United Nations Peacekeeping: Assessing the Disconnection between Headquarters and Mission Perspectives
o    Multiple Actors and Centers of Agency? Examining the UN as a Competitive Arena for Norm Change

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2014 [updated April 21, 2014

Lowy Institute for International Policy

·         Beyond the Breach [2014 Threat Report] 

Middle East Studies (MES)

National Academies Press

National Bureau of Asian Research

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Police Executive Research Forum

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

·         Strategic Priorities for Improving Access to Quality Education in the Kurdistan Region — Iraq: Kurdish-language version 

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Security Council Report

Small Wars Journal

Strategic Studies Institute

Transatlantic Academy

Transparency International
·         The European Union Integrity System  

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

US International Trade Commission (USITC)

·         2014 Data Breach Investigation  

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Nabil Fahmy Visits Washington 

White House