Monday, September 22, 2014

Friday's Miscellany 09-19-2014

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
·        Gaza: Back to the Status Quo 
·        Mogherini's Challenge 

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·        We Have to be Prepared 


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Complex Operations (CCO)
·        Prism, 2014, v. 5, no. 1 
o   A Better Approach to War Powers
o   Governing for the Future: What Governments Can Do
o   To Build a Network
o   Intervention in Intrastate War: The Military Planning Problem
o   Merging Competing Militaries After Civil Wars
o   The Organized Crime - Peace Operations Nexus
o   Tackling Nuclear Terrorism in South Asia
o   Hezbollah’s Syrian Quagmire
o   The Terror Crime Nexus: Hezbollah’s Global Facilitators

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·        Comparative Connections, v.16 n. 2 
·        FYSA: For Your Situational Awareness, September 2014, Issue 11 
·        Issues and Insights, Vol. 14, No. 13—Building Trust on the Korean Peninsula 
·        Korea Chair Monitor, September 4 - September17, 2014, v. 2, no. 15  
·        Middle East Notes and Comment: Rethinking Strategy toward the Islamic State 

Centre for Eastern Studies

Centre For European Policy Studies (CEPS)
·        The Government Europe Deserves? 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·        Global Efforts to Fight Ebola 

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, and Technology Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. House. Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Council on Foreign Relations
·        The Role of the UN General Assembly - Backgrounder 

Delphi Policy Group

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·        DODIG-2014-108  Evaluation of Military Criminal Investigative Organizations' Adult Sexual Assault Investigation Policies 
·        DODIG-2014-116  Assurance Policy Evaluation – Spacecraft and Strategic Systems 

Department of Homeland Security
·        OIG 14-137 - The DHS Visa Security Program 
·        OIG 14-138 - TSA's Management of Secure 1000SP Advanced Imaging Technology Units 
·        OIG 14-139 - Enhancements in Technical Controls and Training Can Improve the Security of CBP's Trusted Traveler Programs 
·        OIG 14-140 - Annual Review of the United States Coast Guard's Mission Performance (FY 2013) 

Department of State
·        Background Briefing on P5+1Talks   

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·        East China Sea Regional Analysis Brief - September 2014 

Enough Project

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Policy Centre (EPC)
·        The Benefits of Union? 

European Union Institute for Security Studies

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·        The Legacy of the Scottish Referendum   

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (Ferdi)

·        A Pivot to Europe 

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshal Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·        Critical Infrastructure Protection: DHS Action Needed to Enhance Integration and Coordination of Vulnerability Assessment Efforts. GAO-14-507 
·        Depot Maintenance: Accurate and Complete Data Needed to Meet DOD's Core Capability Reporting Requirements. GAO-14-777 
·        DOD Joint Bases: Implementation Challenges Demonstrate Need to Reevaluate the Program. GAO-14-577 
·        Federal Real Property: DHS and GSA Need to Strengthen the Management of DHS Headquarters Consolidation. GAO-14-648 
·        Federal Real Property: DHS and GSA Need to Strengthen the Management of DHS Headquarters Consolidation. GAO-14-864T[testimony]  
· Actions Needed to Address Weaknesses in Information Security and Privacy Controls. GAO-14-730 
· Information Security and Privacy Controls Should Be Enhanced to Address Weaknesses. GAO-14-871T[testimony] 
·        Secure Flight: Additional Actions Needed to Determine Program Effectiveness and Strengthen Privacy Oversight Mechanisms. GAO-14-796T [testimony] 
·        Secure Flight: TSA Could Take Additional Steps to Strengthen Privacy Oversight Mechanisms. GAO-14-647 
·        Secure Flight: TSA Should Take Additional Steps to Determine Program Effectiveness. GAO-14-531 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institut Català Internacional per la Pau

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·        Africa Watch, September 17,2014 
o   Ebola in West Africa—Also an Economic Toll
o   Angola's Sovereign Wealth Fund—A Progress Update

Institute for Strategic Dialogue
Institute for the Study of War
·        Afghanistan - Order of Battle [September 2014
·        Iraq Situation Report

Intelligence and National Security Alliance

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Islamic State
·        Dabiq, 2014, no.3  

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·        Joint Pub 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, 15 August 2014 
·        Joint Pubs Podcasts 

Korea Institute for National Unification

Long War Journal
·        Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated September 16, 2014

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Mission: Readiness

National Academies Press

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre
·        Israel and the BRICS 

Nuclear Verification Capabilities Independent Task Force of the Federation of American Scientists

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

Pew Research Global Attitudes Project

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Population Studies Center


Russian Studies Centre at the Henry Jackson Society

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

Stimson Center

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

United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·        Justice in Transition in Yemen 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·        The Politics of Rebuilding Gaza 

White House
·        FACT SHEET: U.S. Support for Ukraine 
·        WEEKLY ADDRESS: We Will Degrade and Destroy ISIL 

Wilson Center

World Bank