Monday, February 2, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 1-30-2015

38 North

Action on Armed Violence

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Arab Center for Research & Policy Studies

Arthur D. Simons Center
·         IAE 15-01W A New Strategic Framework: Development as an Instrument of American Power 

Asian Development Bank

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
·         France's Deep Identity Crisis 

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Brennan Center for Justice


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Center for Global Development

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         CIP Report January 2015, v. 14, no. 6 
o    Resilience

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)
·         The Quality-Volume Relationship 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         FYSA: For Your Situational Awareness, January 2015, no. 15 
·         Global Economics Monthly: A Deeper Assessment of China's 2014 Growth 
·         Korea Chair Monitor, January 15 - January 28, 2015, v. 3, no.  2 
·         New Perspectives in Foreign Policy, v. 8, Winter 2015 
o    The rise of Euroskeptic parties across the European Union
o    How the global health security infrastructure has coped with the challenge of Ebola
o    The environmental impact of tensions in the South China Sea
o    An evaluation of Russia's recent natural gas deal with China
·         PacNet #9 - EU-China Relations: Rhetoric v. (A Very Different) Reality 
·         PacNet #8 - Womenomics: Solution for Japan’s Decline? 
·         PacNet #7 - A ‘PLA-N’ for Chinese maritime bases in the Indian Ocean 

Centre for European Policy Studies

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International and Strategic Analysis (SISA)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

College of Europe

Combat Studies Institute Press

Congress. House. Budget Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Nigeria on the Brink? 

Congress. House. Science, Space and Technology Committee
·         The Expanding Cyber Threat 

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. House. Veterans' Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
·         Governing Uranium in India 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2015-067 Assessment of U.S. and Coalition Efforts to Develop the Logistics and Maintenance Sustainment Capability of the Afghan National Police 
·         DODIG-2015-073 Independent Auditor’s Report on the FY 2014 DoD Detailed Accounting Report of the Funds Obligated for National Drug Control Program Activities  
·         DODIG-2015-074 Independent Auditor’s Report on the FY 2014 DoD Performance Summary Report of the Funds Obligated for National Drug Control Program Activities  
·         DODIG-2015-075  Controls Over the Air Force Contract Augmentation Program Payment Process Need Improvement 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of State

Department of the Navy
·         OPNAV 5510.165 - Navy Insider Threat Program 

East-West Center

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Energy Information Agency (EIA)
·         Iraq Country Analysis Brief - January 2015 
·         Japan Country Analysis Brief - January 2015 
·         Monthly Energy Review, January 2015 

Enough Project
·         Poachers Without Borders 

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Cyber Jihadists and Their Web 

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Parliament

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         The Race for Drones 
·         Ukraine: The Violent Contraries 

Freedom House
·         Freedom in the World 2015 


German Marshall Fund of the United States

Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
·         On Cyberwarfare 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Defense Health Care: Additional Information Needed about Mental Health Provider Staffing Needs. GAO-15-184   
·         Defense Logistics: DOD Has a Strategy and Has Taken Steps to Improve Its Asset Visibility, but Further Actions Are Needed. GAO-15-148 
·         Depot Maintenance: Status of the Public-Private Partnership for Repair of the Dual-Mode Transmitter in the F-16 Fire-Control Radar. GAO-15-249R 
·         DOD Acquisitions: Opportunities May Exist to Increase Utility of Nondevelopmental Items Pilot Program. GAO-15-285 
·         Federal Workforce: OPM and Agencies Need to Strengthen Efforts to Identify and Close Mission-Critical Skills Gaps. GAO-15-223  
·         Supply Chain Security: CBP Needs to Enhance Its Guidance and Oversight of High-Risk Maritime Cargo Shipments. GAO-15-294 

Heritage Foundation

Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC)
·         HDIAC Journal, v. 1, no. 2,January 2015 
o    United States/Mexico Border Control
o    Saving America, One Cow at a Time
o    Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) - Collaborative Partnerships
o    Cultural Diplomacy in Cultural Studies: The Monuments Men and Women at the U.S. Department of State Saving Syrian Culture

Human Rights Watch
·         World Report 2015: Events of 2014  

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, January 26, 2015 
o    Trading White Hats for Blue Ones? China Sends an Infantry Battalion to South Sudan
o    African Hydropolitics—Ethiopia's Other Dam

Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for Strategic Dialogue

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report
o    January 24-26,2015 
o    January 27-28,2015 
o    January 29-30,2015 
·         Syria Situation Report: January 20-26, 2015  

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         IMF Lending and Banking Crises 
·         A World Trade Leading Index (WTLI) 

Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI)

Korea Institute for National Unification

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2014 [updated January 28, 2015
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2014 [updated January 31, 2015
·         Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated January 30, 2015

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission

Munich Security Conference Foundation

Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)

National Academies Press

National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO)

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

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
·         ICD 204 - National Intelligence Priorities Framework 
·         ICPG 710.2/403.5 - Application for Dissemination Controls: Foreign Disclosure and Release Markings 

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)
·         Peace and Stability Journal, January 2105, v. 5, no. 2 
o    Building Defense Training and Education Institutions in Africa
o    Prospects and Challenges for Eastern African Standby Force
o    Comments on SIGAR's October 30, 2014
o    Top Ten Lessons from the Afghanistan War

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
·         Service Sector Reform in China 

Pew Research Center Internet, Science & Technology

Pew Research Center Journalism & Media

Project  on Middle east Political Science


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Global Arms Industry in 2030 

Small Wars Journal

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         26th Quarterly Report to Congress, January 2015 

Stanley Foundation

Stimson Center

Strategic & Defense Studies Centre

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Study of Chinese Military Affairs


UK Ministry of Defence

U.S.-China Security and Economic Review Commission

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Conflict Dynamics in Sindh 

US Marine Corps (USMC)

University of Pennsylvania, Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Watson Institute

White House

Wilson Center
·         Saudi King Abdullah: An Assessment 

World Bank

World Economic Forum (WEF)
·         Global Risks Report 2015