Sunday, October 26, 2014

Friday's Miscellany 10-24-2014

Afghanistan Analysts Network

American Security Project (ASP)

Amnesty International

Arms Trade Treaty – Baseline Assessment Project Portal

Army Combined Arms Center
·         Military Review, November/December 2014, v. 94, no. 6 
o    Assurance in Europe: Why Relationships Matter
o    The M1Abrams: Today and Tomorrow
o    Bringing Mobility to the Infantry Brigade Combat Team
o    Losing Our War: The Disassociation of Reconnaissance and Security Organizations from Screen, Guard and Cover Missions
o    The Pen and the Sword: The New Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System - NCO 2020
o    Army Learning Concept 2015 is Underway
o    The Challenge of Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Korean Peninsula
o    Survivability, Sustainability, and Maneuverability: The Need for Joint Unity of Effort in Implementing the DOD Arctic Strategy at the Tactical and Operational Levels
o    What Lessons Did We Learn (or Re-Learn) About Military Advising After 9/11
o    Operation Serval: Another Beau Geste of France in Sub-Saharan Africa?
o    Entanglement: Using Social Network  Analysis for Military Justice Applications
o    Leveraging the Power of Loyal Dissent in the U.S. Army
o    Two faces of Critical Thinking for the Reflective Military Practitioner

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Asia Foundation

Aspen Institute

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
·         Another Century, Another Long War  

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Fight Not the Last War 


Canada. Public Safety

Canadian Defense & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Centre for Military and Strategic Studies
·         Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, 2014, v. 15, no. 4 
o    Hic Sunt Dracones!
o    The Military And The Challenge Of Democratic Consolidation In Nigeria: Positive Skepticism And Negative Optimism
o    Friction, Chaos and Order(s): Clausewitz, Boyd and Command Approaches
o    The Pivot to Asia: The Persistent Logics of Geopolitics and the Rise of China
o    Clandestine Communication in Historic China
o    Chasing Sunflowers: Personal Firsthand Observations of the Student Occupation of the Legislative Yuan and Popular Protests in Taiwan, 18 March – 10 April 2014

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         The BJP's Winning Streak Continues 
·         Global Economics Monthly: Obama's Legacy Tour, October 2014, v. 3,no. 10 
·         PacNet #76 - US-Japan-India Cooperation: A Trilateral Whose Time has Come 

Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation (CGCC)

Centre for European Policy Studies

Centre for European Reform (CER)
·         The Eurozone’s German Problem 

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. Senate. Senator Colburn
·         2010 Wastebook 

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Ebola Virus - Backgrounder 

Credit Suisse
·         Global Wealth Report 2014 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of State

Department of the Navy

Drone Wars UK

East-West Center

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Kuwait Country Analysis Brief - October 2014 

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies
·         The World’s Digital Future 

FOI - Swedish Defence Research Agency

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (Ferdi)

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)
·         The New Turkish Diaspora Policy 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Combating Terrorism: Strategy to Counter Iran in the Western Hemisphere Has Gaps That State Department Should Address. GAO-14-834 
·         Federal Paid Administrative Leave: Additional Guidance Needed to Improve OPM Data. GAO-15-79 
·         Food Safety: USDA Needs to Strengthen Its Approach to Protecting Human Health from Pathogens in Poultry Products. GAO-14-744 
·         Managing for Results: Selected Agencies Need To Take Additional Efforts to Improve Customer Service. GAO-15-84 
·         Small Business Administration: Additional Steps Needed to Help Ensure More Timely Disaster Assistance. GAO-14-760 

Government of Australia

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, October 17,2014 
o    Madagascar—Ravalomanana Return and Detention a Threat to Recovery
o    Constitution-Making in Tanzania—Part Two

Institute for Economics and Peace

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report
o    October 20,2014 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Assessment and Strategy Center

International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, October 23, 2014, v. 14, no. 20 
o    Beijing Prepares for APEC Summit Amid Possible Sino-Japanese Thaw
o    China's 'Eternal Prosperity': A Precursor to South China Sea ADIZ?
o    Hong Kong After the Revolution
o    China's Railway Diplomacy in the Balkans
o    The End of the Road for Xi's Mass Line Campaign: An Assessment
o    Political Factions and Spicy Ginger: Elder Networks in PRC Politics Part 2: The Patronage Network of Hu Jintao
·         Terrorism Monitor, October 24, 2014, v. 12, no. 20 
o    Saudi Security Forces Crack Down on al-Qaeda and Islamic State
o    Al-Qaeda’s Future in Pakistan Amid the Rise of Islamic State
o    The Geography of Discontent: Tunisia’s Syrian Fighter Dilemma

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 3-12(R) - Cyberspace Operations, 05 February 2013 

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2014 [updated October 24 , 2014

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

National Security Archive

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

Pew Research Internet Project
·         Online Harassment 

Pew Research Journalism Project

RAND Corporation

SETA | Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research

Small Wars Journal
·         A Small War in Cameroon 

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         SIGAR Audit 15-1-AR U.S. Agency for International Development: More than 80 Percent of All SIGAR Audit and Inspection Report Recommendations Have Been Implemented 
·         SIGAR-15-10-SP Poppy Cultivation in Afghanistan: After a Decade of Reconstruction and Over $7 Billion in Counternarcotics Efforts, Poppy Cultivation Levels Are At An All-Time High 

Stimson Center

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

United Kingdom Parliament

Urban Institute

US Forest Service

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Hezbollah's Message for Israel 

White House

Wilson Center

World Bank