Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Friday's Miscellany 07-11-2014

38 North
·         Hello Kitty, Hello Wonsan 
·         North Korea Drones On 

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Army Combined Arms Center
·         Military Review, July/August2014, v. 94, no. 4 
o    Cadets in Strategic Landpower: Managing the Talent We Need
o    Our Strategic Understanding: Teaching Strategy from the Ground Up
o    Defining Force 2025
o    Strategic Leadership for Strategic Landpower: Make Explicit That Which is Implicit, and Do What Your Boss Needs You to Do
o    Hurtling Toward Failure: Complexity in Army Operations
o    Sustaining the Army National Guard as an Operational Force
o    The Defense Entrepreneurs Forum: Developing a Culture of Innovation
o    War as Political Work: Using Social Science for Strategic Success
o    Army Experimentation: Developing the Army of the Future - Army 2010
o    The Rise of Al Jazeera: The Need for Greater Engagement by the U.S. Department of Defense
o    You are Fired
o    America's Frontier Wars: Lessons for Asymmetric Conflicts
o    Rape in Wartime

Asian Development Bank

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council
·         Inside Libya's Wild West 

Australian National University, National Security College

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         The Myth of Palestinian Centrality 

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Myth of Palestinian Centrality 

Bipartisan Policy Center
·         Child Migration by the Numbers 


Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest (RAD), No. 151: Law Enforcement 

Center for Security Studies

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Gaza: The Human Dimension 
·         Korea Monitor, June 26-July 9, 2014, v. 2, no. 13 
·         The Magical, Mystical “Budget” 
·         PacNet #49 - Japan and collective self-defense: less than meets the eye 
·         PacNet #50 - Cautious optimism? What to expect from Modi's India 
·         PacNet #51 - Realizing change after the Sewol tragedy 
·         PacNet #52 - The great Eurasian rebalancing act 
·         PacNet #53 - Continuing and Expanding U.S.-China Cooperation on Nuclear Security 
·         PacNet #54 - Smart-Power Bounty of RIMPAC 2014 
·         Security Transition in Afghanistan 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
·         China and Global Mega Trade Deals 

Chatham House

College of Europe

Combat Studies Institute Press

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)

Congress. House. Armed Forces Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. Veterans Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
·         Russia and Developments in Ukraine 

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Abenomics and the Japanese Economy 
·         South China Sea Tensions 
·         Taliban in Afghanistan 
·         US-Japan Security Alliance 

·         Asia Pacific Economic Outlook 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Response Systems Panel on Military Sexual Assault
·         Report  
·         Appendices 

Department of the Navy 

East West Center
·         US Arms Sales to India 

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies
·         Ukraine’s Impact on Russia 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, July 2014 
o    Criminal Investigative Analysis: Practitioner Perspectives (Part Two of Four)
o    Excited Delirium and the Dual Response: Preventing In-Custody Deaths
o    Perspective: To Protect and Serve: A Vision for Law Enforcement
o    Officer Survival Spotlight: Arrest Situations: Understanding the Dangers
o    Leadership Spotlight: Your Leadership is Your Life Story (Part One of Two)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research


German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         Japan’s Democracy Diplomacy 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Afghanistan: Kabul Embassy Construction Costs Have Increased and Schedules Have Been Extended. GAO-14-661R 
·         Bulk Fuel Pricing: DOD Needs to Reevaluate Its Approach to Better Manage the Effect of Market Fluctuations. GAO-14-595 
·         Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives: Enhancing Data Collection Could Improve Management of Investigations. GAO-14-553 
·         Export-Import Bank: Information on Export Credit Agency Financing for Wide-Body Jets. GAO-14-642R 
·         Fusion Energy: Observations on DOE's Cost and Schedule Estimates for U.S. Contributions to an International Experimental Reactor. GAO-14-750T [testimony] 
·         Human Capital: DOD Should Fully Develop Its Civilian Strategic Workforce Plan to Aid Decision Makers. GAO-14-565 
·         Improper Payments: Government-Wide Estimates and Reduction Strategies. GAO-14-737T [testimony] 
·         Littoral Combat Ship: Deployment of USS Freedom Revealed Risks in Implementing Operational Concepts and Uncertain Costs. GAO-14-447 
·         NOAA Aircraft: Aging Fleet and Future Challenges Underscore the Need for a Capital Asset Plan. GAO-14-566 
·         Security Force Assistance: The Army and Marine Corps Have Ongoing Efforts to Identify and Track Advisors, but the Army Needs a Plan to Capture Advising Experience. GAO-14-482 
·         Software Licenses: DOD's Plan to Collect Inventory Data Meets Statutory Requirements. GAO-14-625 

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institute
o    A History of Nuclear Choices
o    The Scramble for Nuclear Deterrence
o    The Risks of Expanding the Nuclear Club’s Membership

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institut Français des Relations Internationals (IFRI)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
·         Nigeria’s Boko Haram 

Institute for Defense Analyses
·         Africa Watch, July 3, 2014 
o    Kenya—The Mystery behind the Lamu Attacks—Terrorism or Politics?
o    Enhancing Transparency or Increasing Administrative Burdens—Dodd-Frank in Africa
·         Africa Watch, July 10, 2014 
o    The Somali Charcoal Industry—Strange Bedfellows
o    Coalition Crisis Sparks Coup Rumors in Lesotho
·         Cloud Forensics Issues 

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)
·         Iraq Situation Report
·         July 8, 2014 
·         July 9, 2014 
·         July 10, 2014 
·         July 11, 2014 
·         July 12, 2014 
·         July 13, 2014 
·         ISIS Advances in Deir ez-Zour 
·         ISIS Sanctuary Map 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group
·         Bosnia’s Future 

International Foundation for Electoral Systems

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

International Security Advisory Board

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, July 10, 2014, v. 12, no. 14
·         The Caliphate in South Asia: A Profile of Hizb-ut Tahrir in Pakistan
·         Oil Fuels the Kurdistan-ISIS Conflict
·         Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and Iraq’s Security Breakdown

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms [updated 15 June 2014] 

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2014 [updated July10, 2014

Marine Corps University Press

National Academies Press

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
·         The Olympics and Terrorism 

National Security Archive

Naval War College
·         Strategic Plan 2014 - 2018 

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre
·         African Emerging Powers 

Office of Nonproliferation and International Security

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKOSI)

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Global Attitudes Project

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Ponemon Institute and Unisys

RAND Corporation
·         Iran's Influence in Afghanistan 

Refugees International

Securing America's Future Energy
·         Oil Security Index, Quarterly Update, July2014 

Security & Defense Agenda

Scientific Vortex Foundation

Small Wars Journal

Stanley Foundation
·         Reframing the Climate Debate 

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)


UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan  (UNAMA)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
·         Ukraine Situation Report No.1 

UN High Commissioner for Refugees

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission
·         July 2014 Trade Bulletin 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House
·         Year of Action - Progress Report 

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars