Sunday, April 20, 2014

Friday's Miscellany 04-18-2014

Air University Library Bibliographies
·         Afghanistan Post - 2014  
·         Human Trafficking 

Al Jazeera Center for Studies
·         Turmoil in Ukraine 

Angelo State University Center for Security Studies
·         Journal of Homeland and National Security Perspectives, 2014, v. 1,no. 1 
o    Policy Recommendation to the Syrian Civil War
o    Globalization's Impact on Weak and Failing
o    Examining the Need for a Cyber Intelligence Discipline
o    Intelligence Failures: Matters of Homeland and National Security
o    The Strait of Hormuz as a Global and U.S. Security Concern: A Transportation and Maritime Security Case Illustration

Asian Development Bank

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Aspin Institute

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
·         The Shape of the Cyber Danger 

·         Africa in China's Foreign Policy 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for a New American Security

Center for Complex Operations (CCO)
·         Prism, 2014, v. 4, no, 4 
o    Egypt in Transition: The Third Republic
o    Talking to the Taliban 2010 – 2011: A Reflection
o    Strategic Terrorism: A Call to Action
o    Hybridization of Conflicts
o    Putting State Legitimacy at the Center of Foreign Operations and Assistance
o    Rules of Engagement and Abusive Citizens
o    A Swift and Decisive Victory: The Strategic Implications of What Victory Means
o    Evolving Internal Roles of the Armed Forces: Lessons for Building Partner Capacity
o    Sri Lanka’s National Security
o    Confronting the Threat of Corruption
o    An Interview with Lieutenant General Mike Flynn

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         The CIP Report, April 2014,v.12 , no. 10 
o    Defense Industrial Base

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment (CSBA)
·         Thinking About a Balanced Future Combat Air Force [presentation] 
·         Toward a Balanced Combat Air Force 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Global Economics Monthly: China's Economic Navigators Enter Choppy Waters 
·         Iraq in Crisis 
·         Kim Jong-un’s New Entourage 
·         Korea Chair Monitor, 2014, v. 2, no. 7  
·         PacNet #31 - Indonesia's Ambiguous Elections: Implications for the Region 
·         PacNet #30 -- A Role for Taiwan in Promoting Peace in the South China Sea 
·         PacNet #29 - BIMSTEC: Can it connect two-fifths of global poor? 
·         PacNet #28 - The Philippines’ South China Sea Memorial: Sailing into the Wind 
·         PacNet #26R - Indonesia, South China Sea and the 11/10/9-dashed lines 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Centre for European Reform (CER)
·         The EU and Russia: Uncommon Spaces 

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Conciliation Resources
·         Legitimacy and Peace Processes 

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Directive 4180.01, DoD Energy Policy, April 16, 2014 
·         SAR Summary Tables 

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2014-060  An Assessment of Contractor Personnel Security Clearance Processes in the Four Defense Intelligence Agencies   

Department of State

East-West Center

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

Energy Policy Information Center

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Council on Foreign Relations
·         Putin's Plan 

European Policy Centre (EPC)
·         EPC Special Collection: Ukraine 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         The Revenge of Force Planning  

Gen. (ret.) Wesley K. Clark and Dr. Phillip A. Karber

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Army Modular Force Structure: Annual Report Generally Met Requirements, but Challenges in Estimating Costs and Assessing Capability Remain. GAO-14-294 
·         Defense Contracting: DOD's Use of Class Justifications for Sole-Source Contracts. GAO-14-427R  
·         Foreign Aid: USAID Has Increased Funding to Partner-Country Organizations but Could Better Track Progress. GAO-14-355 
·         Maritime Infrastructure: Key Issues Related to Commercial Activity in the U.S. Arctic over the Next Decade. GAO-14-299 
·         Nuclear Weapons: Technology Development Efforts for the Uranium Processing Facility. GAO-14-295 
·         Petroleum Refining: Industry's Outlook Depends on Market Changes and Key Environmental Regulations. GAO-14-249 

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institution

Households in Conflict Network

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, April 11, 2014 
o    Boko Haram and the 2015 Nigerian Elections
o    Turkey in Africa—An Emerging Influencer?
·         Africa Watch,  April 17, 2014 
o    Kenya—Mass Arrests Counterproductive and Undermine Security Reform Pledge
o    A Litmus Test for Guinea's President
Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)
·         Rebels Reopen the Latakia Front 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)
·         Terrorism Research and Government 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, April 18, 2014, v. 12, no. 8 
o    Terrorist Campaign Strikes Mombasa as Somali Conflict Spreads South
o    Is the End in Sight for Colombia’s FARC Insurgency?
o    In a Shifting Political Landscape, Hezbollah Repositions Itself as the Anti-Terrorist Defender of Lebanon

Law Library of Congress

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2014 [updated April 19, 2014

Mercatus Center

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors
·         The Unhappy State of the Union 

Office of Foreign Assets Control
·         Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List [updated April 17, 2014] 

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
·         2013 Report on Security Clearance Determinations             

Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security
·         Gustavo Placido dos Santos, "Boko Haram:Time for an Alternative Approach" (IPRIS Viewpoints, No. 143, April 2014) 
·         Vicente Ferreira da Silva, "NATO Should Set Limits on Russia's Actions in the East" (IPRIS Viewpoints, No. 144, April 2014) 


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal
·         The Exhausted Insurgency 
·         Why Russia Supports Syria 

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         SIGAR 14-47 Afghan Customs: U.S. Programs Have Had Some Successes, but Challenges Will Limit Customs Revenue as a Sustainable Source of Income for Afghanistan 

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transnational Institute
·         On the Issue of Nuclear Terrorism 

UK House of Commons Defence Committee
·         Afghanistan—Camp Bastion Attack

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

U.S.-Korea Institute

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Qatar Attempts to Heal Gulf Rift 

White House

Wilson Center