Monday, August 25, 2014

Friday's Miscellany 08-22-2014

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies
·         Japan Collective Self Defence 

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

American Security Project
·         American Security Quarterly, August 2014, v. 3, no.2 

Amnesty International

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Berkman Center on Internet & Society

Bipartisan Policy Center


CATO Institute

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         FYSA: For Your Situational Awareness, August 2014, no. 10 
·         PacNet #63R - Response to PacNet #63 “The US and China: Sliding from Engagement to Coercive Diplomacy” 
·         PacNet #68 - Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do? 

Center for Technology & National Security Policy (CTNSP)

Center for Terrorism and Security Studies
·         Perspectives on Terrorism, August 2014, v.  8, no. 4 
o    Alliance Hubs: Focal Points in the International Terrorist Landscape
o    An Exploratory Study on the Impact of Electoral Participation upon a Terrorist Group’s use of Violence in a Given Year
o    Terrorist Networks’ Productivity and Durability: A Comparative Multi-level Analysis
o    The Importance of Financing in Enabling and Sustaining the Conflict in Syria (and Beyond)
o    Using Primary Sources for Terrorism Research: Introducing Four Case Studies
o    A History of the Hofstadgroup
o    The German Sauerland Terror Plot Reconsidered
o    Operation Pendennis: A Case Study of an Australian Terrorist Plot
o    Who Are They and Why Do They Go? The Radicalization and Preparatory Processes of Dutch Jihadist Foreign Fighters
o    Bibliography on Islamist Narratives and Western Counter-Narratives
o    Bibliography on State-Sponsored Terrorism and Assassinations Abroad; with Special Emphasis on the Assassination of 28 July 1914 that Triggered World War

Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation (CGCC)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Council on Foreign Relations

Danish Institute for International Studies

Defense Security Service (DSS)

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Directive 2310.01E, DoD Detainee Program, August 19, 2014 

Department of the Navy
·         CNO's Navigation Plan 2015-2019      

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Enough Project

European Council on Foreign Relations
·         Protecting the European Choice 

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (Ferdi)

Global Ecco
·         CTX Journal, August 2014, v. 4, no. 3 
o    Building the Future: An Unlikely Coalition and a Road in Rural Afghanistan
o    Education on Islam for Special Forces Needs an Overhaul: Africa as a Case Study
o    Pounding on the Detonator: How China Is Radicalizing Its Own Uyghur Population
o    Stressing Self-defense in the Force: Five Methods to Empower Commanders
o    NATO SOF Countries’ Three Main Mission Sets: Direct Action, Special Reconnaissance, Military Assistance
o    Leading The Cool War: Building a Sustainable Network Inside the Ivory Tower
o    The Call-up: The Roots of a Resilient and Persistent Jihadist Presence on Twitter
o    CTAP Interview with Kirk Meyer

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         World Trade Center Health Program: Approach Used to Add Cancers to List of Covered Conditions Was Reasonable, but Could Be Improved. GAO-14-606

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses
·         Africa Watch, August 21, 2014 
o    Arts, Culture, and Civic Education in Africa
o    The Dilemmas of Training Africa's Militaries

Institute for National Strategic Studies

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)
·         Control of Terrain in Iraq
o    August 19, 2014 
o    August 18, 2014 
o    August 16-17, 2014 
·         Iraq Situation Report
o    August 23-24, 2014 
o    August 22 
o    August 20-21 
o    August 18-19 

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, August 22, 2014, v. 14, no. 16  
o    The CCDI’s Last Hurrah? Zhou’s Arrest May Mark Slowing of Anti-Corruption Efforts
o    Army Day Coverage Stresses Continuity of Reform
o    An Equal and Opposite Reaction? Xi’s Grand Tour of the Americas
o    Putting Precision in Operations: Beidou Satellite Navigation System

Korea Institute for National Unification

Lowy Institute for International Policy

NATO Defense College
·         Vox Collegii Magazine, 2014, v. 9 
o    NATO's Response to Environmental Security Challenges through the Science for Peace and Security Programme
o    NATO and Arctic Security: A View from Parliament Hill
o    NATO's Enhanced Policy on Cyber Defence: Towards the Wales Summit 2014
o    Walking Towards Increased Participation of Women in Security Institutions and in the Armed Forces: A Contemporary Challenge

Naval War College
·         Naval War College Review, Autumn 2014, v. 67, no. 4 
o    Amphibious Operations and the Evolution of Australian Defense Policy
o    Consequences
o    Keep a Weather Eye on the Horizon: A Navy Officer Retention Study
o    The Allied Landing at Anzio-Nettuno, 22 January–4 March 1944: Operation SHINGLE
o    Basing and the Pivot : Rebalancing U.S. Forces: Basing and Forward Presence in the Asia-Pacific,

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Parliamentary Library of Australia

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Project 2049 Institute


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         EU-China Security Relations 

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

Sudd Institute

Transnational Institute
·         The Global Water Grab: A Primer 

Transportation Research Board (TRB)

United Kingdom Parliament, House of Lords, European Union Committee

U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSBP)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Confronting ISIS and the Future of Iraq (Video Series) 

William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies
·         Security and Defense Studies Review, 2014, v. 16 
o    El Sistema Interamericano de Defensa: Hacia un Esquema Más Armónico de Gobernanza Multinivel
o    The Inter-American Strategy to Combat Threats to Cybersecurity: Consequences and Challenges
o    A Primeira Estratégia Nacional de Defesa Brasileira (2008): Cinco Anos Depois
o    Derechos Humanos y la Lucha Contra las Organizaciones Criminales Transnacionales: Una Estrategia Imprescindible
o    The Rise of China in the Americas
o    NORTHCOM and SOUTHCOM Posture Statements to the U.S. Congress
o    Perry Center Discusses Women in Peace and Security

Wilson Center

World Bank