Sunday, May 25, 2014

Friday's Miscellany 05-23-2014

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Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Security Project (ASP)

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare
·         The Resilient Defense 

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         CIP Report, May 2014, v.12, no. 11 
o    International

Center for International Peace Operations

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Nigeria on the Edge 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         FYSA: For Your Situational Awareness, May 2014, no. 7 
o    Nuclear Security: The Road to 2016
o    Responding to Chinese Assertiveness
o    Maintaining U.S. Presence in Afghanistan without a Bilateral Security Agreement
o    Biometrics: A Useful Tool for Homeland Security?
·         Post-Election Challenges to Afghan Transition—2014-2015 (revised and corrected) 
·         The Ukraine Crisis Timeline 

Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
·         DISA Strategic Plan 2014-2019 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2014-072 U.S. Military and Coalition Efforts to Develop Effective and Sustainable Healthcare in Support of the Afghan National Police 
·         DODIG-2014-076  Opportunities for Cost Savings and Efficiencies in the DoD Permanent Change of Station Program 

Department of Justice

Department of State

Department of the Army
·         FM 3-14 - The Army in Multinational Operations 
·         FM 3-24 - Insurgencies and Countering Insurgencies 

East West Center

EU Institute for Security Studies

The European Council on Foreign Relations

European Parliamentary Research Service

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         A New Eurasian Embrace 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Arctic Issues: Better Direction and Management of Voluntary Recommendations Could Enhance U.S. Arctic Council Participation. GAO-14-435 
·         Chemical Safety: Actions Needed to Improve Federal Oversight of Facilities with Ammonium Nitrate. GAO-14-274 
·         Defense Acquisitions: Update on DOD's Efforts to Implement a Common Contractor Manpower Data System. GAO-14-491R 
·         Federal Contracts and Grants: Agencies Have Taken Steps to Improve Suspension and Debarment Programs. GAO-14-513 
·         Federal Protective Service: Protecting Federal Facilities Remains A Challenge. GAO-14-623T [testimony] 
·         Federal Software Licenses: Better Management Needed to Achieve Significant Savings Government-wide. GAO-14-413 
·         Freshwater: Supply Concerns Continue, and Uncertainties Complicate Planning. GAO-14-430 
·         Iran: State Leads an Interagency Process to Determine Whether to Impose Sanctions under Section 5(b) of the Iran Sanctions Act. GAO-14-598R 
·         Nanomanufacturing and U.S. Competitiveness: Challenges and Opportunities. GAO-14-618T [testimony] 
·         State Department: Process to Track Responses to Congressional Correspondence Can Be Improved. GAO-14-424 

Henry Jackson Society

Heritage Foundation
·         Time to Privatize OPIC [Overseas Private Investment Corporation] 

Human Rights Watch

ICT for Peace Foundation

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, May 22, 2014 
o    Poaching—From Conservation Concern to Security Threat
o    Responding to Terrorism in Nigeria—Fanning the Flames?

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses [IDSA]

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War

Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies
·         Patterns of Naxal Recruitment 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group
·         Venezuela: Tipping Point 

International Foundation for Electoral Systems

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)
·         Video: Protecting Civilians in Peace Operations 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, May 23, 2014, v. 14, no. 10 
o    The Changing Landscape of Anti-Chinese Jihadists
o    Challenged by China, ASEAN States Seek Common Response
o    Costa Rica at a Crossroad in Courtship with Beijing

Korea Institute for National Unification

Middle East Studies (MES)
·         MES Insights - May 2014, v.5, no. 3   
o    Showcasing Saudi Arabia’s Missiles: Connecting the Dots

National Bureau of Asian Research

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
·         East Asian Strategic Review 2014 

National Security Archive

·         NATO on Duty - Interactive Map 

Naval War College
·         2013 Naval Services Game Report 

North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)
·         State of Reliability 2014 

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre
·         The Egyptian Conundrum 

Open Europe

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
·         Ten Things to Know about EU Aid 

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

Pew Research Global Attitudes Project

Pew Research Journalism Project
·         The EU Elections on Twitter 

Project 2049 Institute


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Maritime Hotlines in East Asia 

Small Wars Journal

Strategic Studies Institute

Transatlantic Academy

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

UN Office of High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR)

UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

U.S. Global Change Research Program

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Libya's Growing Risk of Civil War 

Washington Office on Latin America

White House

Wilson Center
·         New Terrorism and New Media 

World Health Organization (WHO)
·         World Health Statistics 2014