Monday, March 30, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 03-27-2015

9/11 Review Commission

38 North

AEI Critical Threats

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Bipartisan Policy Center
·         Crash Course: Conflict in Yemen 

Brennan Center for Justice


Canadian Defense & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute
·         Roadmap to Monetary Policy Reforms 

Center for a New American Security

Center for Global Development

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS)
·         CIP Report, March 2015, v. 14, no. 6 
o    Health Care Sector

Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM)
·         Terrorism Against Democracy 

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)
·         Collaborative Reform Initiative

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, No. 165: Russia,Central Asia and the Eurasian Economic Union

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
·         Korea Chair Monitor, March 12 - March 25,2015, v. 3, no. 6 

Centre for European Policy Studies
·         More Union in European Defense 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee
·         Next Steps for Spectrum Policy 

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Ballistic Missile Defense Programs 
·         United States Middle East Policy 

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Department of Defense (DOD)

East-West Center

European Council on Foreign Relations
·         A China Reset in Northeast Asia 

European Parliamentary Research Service

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)

Federation of American Scientists

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Geopolitics, Con and Pro 

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)


German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshal Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Aviation Security: TSA's Managed Inclusion Process Expands Passenger Expedited Screening, But TSA Has Not Tested Its Security Effectiveness. GAO-15-465T [testimony] 
·         Border Security: Additional Efforts Needed to Address Persistent Challenges in Achieving Radio Interoperability. GAO-15-201 
·         Denali Commission: Options Exist to Address Management Challenges. GAO-15-72 
·         Department of Justice: Alternative Sources of Funding Are a Key Source of Budgetary Resources and Could Be Better Managed. GAO-15-48 
·         Health Care Funding: Federal Obligations to and Expenditures by Selected Entities Involved in Health-Related Activities, 2010-2012. GAO-15-270R 
·         Homeland Security: Action Needed to Better Assess Cost-Effectiveness of Security Enhancements at Federal Facilities. GAO-15-444 
·         International Cash-Based Food Assistance: USAID Has Developed Processes for Initial Project Approval but Should Strengthen Financial Oversight. GAO-15-328 
·         National Nuclear Security Administration: Reports on the Benefits and Costs of Competing Management and Operating Contracts Need to Be Clearer and More Complete. GAO-15-331 
·         Nuclear Waste: DOE Needs to Improve Cost Estimates for Transuranic Waste Projects at Los Alamos. GAO-15-182  
·         Unmanned Aerial Systems: Status of Test Sites and International Developments. GAO-15-486T [testimony]   

Heritage Foundation

Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC)
·         HDIAC Journal, March 2015, v.1, no. 4 
o    Homeland Defense and Security: Advances in Explosive Trace Detection Technology
o    Critical Infrastructure Protection: A Primer on the Defense Industrial Base
o    Medical: Ebola      
o    Cultural Studies: Army Social Science Lessons for Homeland Defense Planning and Operations

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Infinity Journal
·         Infinity Journal, Spring  2015, v. 4, no. 3 
o    The Post Operational Level Age: How to Properly Maintain the Interface between Policy, Strategy, and Tactics in Current Military Challenges
o    Strategy and Security
o    Strategy and the Intervening Concept of Operational Art
o    Strategy and Arms Races: The Case of the Great War
o    Strategy and the Role of the Enemy
o    Mass Killings of Civilians in Counter-Insurgency: Killing More, Winning More?

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, March 20, 2015 
o    Expulsion of MPS Deepens Opposition Split in Zimbabwe
o    Implications for Africa of Falling Oil and Gas Prices

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         South African Crime Quarterly 51 

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report:
o    March 21-23,2015 
o    March 26-27,2015 
·         Syria Situation Report: March 17-24, 2015 
·         Ukraine Crisis Update: March 26, 2015 

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of South Asian Studies

International Crisis Group
·         Yemen at War 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Fiscal Multipliers in Ukraine 

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)
·         Building Partner Capacity 

Kaspersky Lab

Migration Policy Institute

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NIMO)
·         NMIO Technical Bulletin, March  2015,  v. 9 
o    Progress of Satellite Automatic Identification System
o    Satellite (AIS (S-AIS) Capabilities Now and in the Future
o    Enhancing Maritime Situational Awareness Through Information Interoperability
o    Maritime Awareness at Regional and Global Scales

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College

Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends

Polish Institute of International Affairs


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Brazil-China Relations 

Small Arms Survey
·         Unplanned Explosions at Munitions Sites Update Updated 4 March 2015 (data covering January 1979 to December 2014) 

Small Wars Journal
·         “Why COIST Matters” 

Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik

Stimson Center

Strategic Studies Institute

Transnational Institute

UK House of Commons

United Kingdom Parliament

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Egypt's Yemen Campaign 

Washington Post
·         Drone Crash Database 

White House
·         U.S.-Afghanistan Joint Statement 

World Economic Forum
·         Partnering for Cyber Resilience