Thursday, January 8, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 01-02-2015

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, December 2014, v.21, no. 12  
o    Development and implementation of a cohort review for latent tuberculosis infection
o    Brief report: number of tuberculosis tests and diagnoses of latent tuberculosis infection in active component service members, U.S. Armed Forces, January 2004–December 2014
o    Incidence of Campylobacter infections among service members of the active and reserve components of the U.S. Armed Forces and among other beneficiaries of the Military Health System, 2000–2013
o    Glaucoma, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 1998–2013
o    Deployment-related conditions of special surveillance interest

Army Combined Arms Center
·         Military Review, January/February 2015, v. 95, no. 1 
o    Toward a Strong and Sustainable Defense Enterprise
o    15 Influence - Helmand Province 2012 Poem
o    International Security Assistance Force Joint Command 2014: The Year of Change
o    Preparing Soldiers for Uncertainty
o    A Paradigm of Dialogue and Trust: Army Mission Command Training
o    Deniers of “The Truth”: Why an Agnostic Approach to Warfare is Key
o    Back to the Future: Managing Training to “Win in a Complex World”
o    The Training Brain Repository—Exercise Design Tool for Home-Station Training
o    Perfection of Process Does Not Equal Perfect Understanding
o    Networking and Generalship Across the Anglo-Pacific
o    Winning Trust Under Fire
o    Ethics and the Enhanced Soldier of the Near Future
o    Is a Greater Russia Really So Bad?
o    Operation Atlantic Resolve: A Case Study in Effective Communication Strategy
o    REVIEW ESSAY: A RAID TOO FAR: Operation Lam Son 719 and Vietnamization in Laos and INVASION OF LAOS, 1971: Lam Son 719

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         America’s Unacknowledged Problem 


Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #91 - Abe’s Foreign and Security Policy Agenda 
·         PacNet #92A - Issues & Insights 2014 

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Justice

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Brazil Country Analysis Brief - December 2014 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Heritage Foundation

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report
·         December 23-26, 2014 
·         December 27-28, 2014 
·         December 29, 2014 
·         December 30-31, 2014 
·         January 1-2, 2015 
·         Syria Situation Report: December 23-30, 2014 

Institute of National Security Studies (Israel)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Korea Institute for National Unification

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2014 [updated January 4, 2015

National Academies Press

National Defense University Press
·         Joint Force Quarterly (JFQ), 1st Quarter, 2015, no.  76 
o    Where Do We Find Such Men and Women?
o    Navy Perspective on Joint Force Interdependence
o    Bringing Space Crisis Stability Down to Earth
o    Debunking Technical Competency as the Sole Source of Innovation
o    Should Military Officers Study Policy Analysis?
o    Assessing Causality in a Complex Security Environment
o    Next Steps for Transforming Education at National Defense University
o    A Strong Fighting Force Is a Diverse Fighting Force
o    Revisioning Strategic Communication through Rhetoric and Discourse Analysis
o    A Theater-Level Perspective on Cyber
o    Refocusing the U.S. Strategic Security Perspective
o    Nonlethal Weapons: A Technological Gap or Misdefined Requirements?
o    Challenges to Improving Combat Casualty Survival on the Battlefield
o    Mosquitos: A Viable 21st-Century Soft Power Tool
o    Operation Cottage: A Cautionary Tale of Assumption and Perceptual Bias
o    Seeing 2020: America's New Vision for Integrated Air and Missile Defense

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency
·         Monitor On Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan [October 2014]  
·         Monitor On Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan [September 2014

Pew Research Internet Project
·         Technology’s Impact on Workers 


Small Wars Journal

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         SIGAR 15-15-AL - Concern about Pipeline Safety 
·         SIGAR 15-24-AR - Afghan Women: Comprehensive Assessments Needed to Determine  and Measure DOD, State and USAID Progress   

United Kingdom Parliament, House of Commons, International Development Committee
·         UK—Responses to the Ebola Crisis 

UN Development Programme (UNDP)
·         Socio-economic Impacts of Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone: Policy Notes, v. 1, nos. 1-5 

United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Coping With Success Against ISIS 

White House

Wilson Center