Sunday, January 25, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 01-23-2015

38 North

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
·         Greece: its European elections 

Berkman Center on Internet & Society


Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
·         Campus Law Enforcement, 2011-12 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for Immigration Studies CIS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)
·         Diagnosing the Boko Haram Conflict 

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Countdown to Nigeria’s Elections 
·         Investor-State Dispute Settlement 
·         PacNet #6 - Trilateral Cooperation in Northeast Asia: Expectations and Limitations 
·         PacNet #6A - A Trilateral Intelligence Sharing Accord between Japan, Korea and the United States: Implications and Challenges 

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House
·         Germany and Europe: Uncomfortable Leadership [event video] 

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, January 2015, v. 8, no. 1 

o    A View from the CT Foxhole: An Interview with Major General Wayne W. Grigsby, Jr., Commander, CJTF-HoA
o    German Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq
o    The Paris Attack: A Campaign and its Goals
o    Britain’s Terror Threat from the Levant
o    From Sydney to Paris—The Return of Terrorist Barricade Hostage Incidents?
o    The Causes and Impact of Political Assassinations
·         ISIL, Syria & Iraq Resources 

Congress. House. Veteran's Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Council on Foreign Relations
·         U.S.-Cuba Relations 

Defense  Business Board (DBB)

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 336; DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Civilian Firefighters and Law Enforcement Officers, January 22, 2015 
·         DoD Instruction 5000.02, Operation of the Defense Acquisition System, January 7, 2015 
·         DOT&E FY2014 Annual Report 

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2015-069  The Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer Needs to Improve Oversight of the DoD Conference Report 
·         DODIG-2015-072  Improvements Needed for Navy's Triannual Review  

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-15-18, Audit of Security Controls for DHS Information Technology Systems at John F. Kennedy International Airport  

Department of State
·         Remarks at the World Economic Forum [Sec. Kerry] 

Department of the Army

Enough Project

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Central Asia: The View from China 

European Parliament
·         Study 
o    Annex 1 
o    Annex 2 
o    Annex 1 
o    Annex 2 


FAS Military Analysis e-Prints

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Europe: What Went Wrong? 
·         A New King for Saudi Arabia 


German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Center on Cooperative Security

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         African Growth and Opportunity Act: USAID Could Enhance Utilization by Working with More Countries to Develop Export Strategies. GAO-15-218 
·         Aviation Safety: Issues Related to Domestic Certification and Foreign Approval of U.S. Aviation Products. GAO-15-327T [testimony]
·         Defense Headquarters: DOD Needs to Reassess Personnel Requirements for the Office of Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, and Military Service Secretariats. GAO-15-10 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         Benin Elections: The Waiting Game 

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report
·         Syria Update: January13-19, 2015 

Institut Français des Relations Internationals (IFRI)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         The Liquidation of Government Debt 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, January 23, 2015, v. 15, no. 2 
o    Obama’s State of the Union “A Mix of Love and Hate” Toward China
o    China’s “Server Sinification” Campaign for Import Substitution: Strategy and Snowden (Part 2)
o    The Impact of SOE Reform On Chinese Overseas Investment
o    “Ruling the Internet According to Law”: Chinese Internet Governance in 2014 and Beyond
o    Energy Security, Geopolitics and the China-Russia Gas Deals
·         Zapad 2013—A View From Helsinki (re Russian military exercises)  
·         Terrorism Monitor, January 23, 2015, v. 13, no. 2 
o    Jihadism in Tunisia: The Growing Threat
o    Al-Shabaab: On the Back Foot but Still Dangerous
o    Iranian Intervention in Iraq against the Islamic State: Strategy, Tactics and Impact

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Doctrine Note 1-15, Operation Assessment, 15 January 2015 

Korea Institute for National Unification
·         International Journal of Korean Unification Studies, 2014,  v. 23, no. 2
o    China’s Aspirations and the Clash of Nationalisms in East Asia: A Neoclassical Realist Examination
o    From Hegemony to the Balance of Power: The Rise of China and American Grand Strategy in East Asia
o    Domestic Drivers of Northeast Asian Relations
o    Dilemma of South Korea’s Trust Diplomacy and Unification Policy

Manhattan Institute
·         Does Immigration Increase Economic Growth?    

Marine Corps University Press
·         MCU Journal, Fall 2014, v. 5, no. 2 
o    An Alternative Approach for Operational Assessment
o    Beyond 2014: Afghanistan’s Agricultural Revival, Water Scarcity, and Regional Insecurity
o    China and the Future of Korean Unification

National Academies Press

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

Naval War College
·         MOC Warfighter December 2014, no. 4 
o    Improving the OLW Capability of the Naval Service: The Next Step
o    Theater JFMCC – Back to the Future? Lessons to be Learned from Fleet Admiral Nimitz
o    Senior Intelligence Officer as Deputy MOC Director: A MOC Force Multiplier
o    Leveraging Knowledge and Information Management (K/IM) to Improve MOC Efficiency and Effectiveness
o    Optimizing the Maritime Fires Working Group to Integrate The Art and Science of Maritime Fires

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation

Office of Management and Budget (OMB)


Peace Research Institute Oslo

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
·         What Next for the IMF? 

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Seton Hall University School of Law
·         Guantanamo: America's Battle Lab 

Small Wars Journal
·         Ignored in Asia: The ISIL Threat 

Stanley Foundation

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
·         Western Arms Exports to China 

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

United Kingdom Parliament

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
·         Hashtag Standards for Emergencies  

United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Talking with the Taliban 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

Wilson Center