Monday, September 8, 2014

Friday's Miscellany 09-05-2014

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Air Force STSC
·         CrossTalk, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, September/October 2014, v. 27, no.5 
o    Using Concept Maps to Introduce Software Security Assurance Cases
o    Evaluating Software Assurance Knowledge and Competency of Acquisition Professionals
o    Evaluating Security Risks Using Mission Threads
o    The Necessity of Intended Use Specification for Successful Modeling and Simulation of a System-of-Systems
o    Software Assurance, Trustworthiness, and Rigor
o    N-Version Architectural Framework for Application Security Automation (NVASA)
o    Acquisition Anonymous
o    Forecasting from Defect Signals
o    Agile Surveillance Points: An Alternative to Milestone Reviews

Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)

Air University Press

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Security Project

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 30, September 2014: Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence 

Army Combined Arms Center
·         Military Review, September/October 2014, v. 94, no. 5 
o    Noncommissioned Officers and Mission Command
o    U.S. Army Physical Readiness Training Protocols
o    Building Partnership Capacity 101: The New Jordan Armed Forces Noncommissioned Officer Corps
o    NCO 2020: A Concept for Self-Paced Learning in the Noncommissioned Officer Education System
o    The Role of Character in Effective Leadership
o    Afghanistan Endgame: Lessons from Cambodia 1973-1975
o    Transformational Stories: How the Weekend Safety Briefing can be a Forum for the Professional Military Ethic
o    The Importance of Teaching Followership in Professional Military Education
o    Macro-Ethics and Tactical Decision Making
o    The Human Domain: The Army's Necessary Push Toward Squishiness
o    Retaining the Warrior Spirit
o    The Morality on Intervention by Waging Irregular Warfare
o    Head Strong: How Psychology is Revolutionizing War

Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Misplaced Frustration 

Bipartisan Policy Center

·         Vital Statistics on Congress 
·         Why Trade Matters in Four Maps 

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)
·         Are We Winning? 

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Separatism in Europe 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Issues & Insights, v. 14, no. 12, Substantial Progress, But Still Further To Go 
·         PacNet #71 - SEACAT2014: Toward an Enhanced US-ASEAN Maritime Security Partnership 
·         PacNet #70 - Revision of Article 9 and Its Implications 

Center for Strategic Budgetary Assessment (CSBA)
·         FY2015 Weapons Systems Factbook 

Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation (CGCC)

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House
·         Scotland's Place in the World 

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Backgrounder - Al-Shabab 
·         Backgrounder - The East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) 
·         Background - Governance in India: Corruption 
·         Backgrounder - The U.S. Child Migrant Influx 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2014-104  Global Combat Support System–Army Did Not Comply With Treasury and DoD Financial Reporting Requirements 

Department of State

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Sudan and South Sudan Country Analysis Brief - September 2014 

Energy Policy International Center

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Federal Reserve Board

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         U.S. Influence Drip-Dripping Away  

Foundation for Strategic Research (Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique)


German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)
·         Russia: A Euro-Pacific Power? 

German Marshall Fund of the United States

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, September 5, 2014 
o    Zimbabwe's Mugabe at 90—Busy as Ever
o    Conflict in Central African Republic—Prospects for Peace

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)
·         Iraq Situation Report
o    August 29-31,2014 
o    September 1-2,2014 
o    September 3-4,2014 

International Crisis Group

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, September 5, 2015, v. 12, no, 17 
o    Coming to Grips with Terrorism in Egypt a Year after the Raba’a Square Massacre
o    The Islamic State Eyes Expansion and Recruitment in India
o    Egypt, the UAE and Arab Military Intervention in Libya

Korea Institute for National Unification

National Bureau of Asian Research

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

National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
·         Comments and Video 

National Security Archive
·         Iran-Contra Revisited 

Naval War College

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Oxford Research Group

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

Pew Research Global Attitudes Project

Pew Research Hispanic Trends Project

RAND Corporation
·         U.S. Army in Asia, 2030-2040 

Refugee Studies Centre

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Arms Survey
·         Firearm Suicides 

Small Wars Journal

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)


Transnational Institute
·         The Brics and Global Capitalism 
·         China Rising 
·         The Global Ocean Grab: A Primer 
·         India in the Emerging World Order 
·         Shifting Power Reader 



UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)

US Central Command

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

World Bank