Monday, October 20, 2014

Friday's Miscellany 10-17-2014

38 North

Amnesty International

Air Land Sea Application (ALSA) Center
·         Air Land Sea Bulletin, June 2014 
o    Look, Up in the Sky: A Clarification on “Drone” Terminology
o    MQ-1C Gray Eagle Quick Reaction Capability Legacy
o    The Post-OEF Way Ahead for MQ-1 Predators and MQ-9 Reapers
o    Mission Command and the Employment of Gray Eagle
o    Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations in the National Airspace System
o    Do Remotely Piloted Vehicles Represent a Revolution? Not Yet
o    Current and Future Unmanned Aircraft System Challenges

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Asian Development Bank

Australian Strategic Policy Institute  (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Baltic Survey/Gallup Organization

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies


Center for a New American Security

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Policy (CSP)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest (RAD), No. 155: Science in Russia

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Korea Chair Monitor, v. 2 , no. 17, October 2 - October 15, 2014 
·         PacNet #75 - Myanmar on a Nonproliferation Roll 

Centre for Eastern Studies

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Centre for the New Middle East
·         Unilateralism Is No Path to Peace 

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Global Economics Monthly, October 2014 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2015-001 Assessment of the Department of Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Community 

Department of State

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

European Council on Foreign Relations
·         Rebooting EU Foreign Policy 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (Ferdi)


German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Climate Change: USDA's Ongoing Efforts Can Be Enhanced with Better Metrics and More Relevant Information for Farmers. GAO-14-755 
·         Combating Nuclear Smuggling: Risk-Informed Covert Assessments and Oversight of Corrective Actions Could Strengthen Capabilities at the Border. GAO-14-826 
·         Ocean Acidification: Federal Response Under Way, but Actions Needed to Understand and Address Potential Impacts. GAO-14-736 
·         Specialty Metals: DOD Dissemination of National Security Waiver Information Could Enhance Awareness and Compliance with Restrictions. GAO-15-133 

Heritage Foundation
·         Ebola: The Basics 

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses  (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, October 10,2014 
o    Kenya's Security: Westgate One Year On
o    Increased U.S. Oil Production Takes a Toll on Nigeria

Institute of International Relations

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         Peace and Security Council Report no 63 
·         South African Crime Quarterly no. 49 

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report
·         Syria Update: October 10 -October 17, 2014 

·         Ebola News Digest 

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Korea Institute for National Unification

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2014 [updated October 15 , 2014

Lowy Institute for International Policy

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

National Academies Press

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Oxford Research Group

Pew Research Global Attitudes Project

Pew Research Hispanic Trends Project

Project on Defense Alternatives of the Center for International Policy


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         Helping Europe with its Sea 

Strategic Studies Institute

Transnational Institute

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

Wilson Center

World Bank