Sunday, April 26, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 04-24-2015

38 North

 Air Force Space Command (AFSC)

Air University Press

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Academy of Diplomacy
·        American Diplomacy at Risk 

American Enterprise Institute

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

Amnesty International
·        USA—Crimes and Impunity 

Army Combined Arms Center
·        Military Review, May/June2015, v. 95, no. 3 
o   Future Megacity Operations - Lessons from Sadr City
o   Identifying and Retaining the Arm's Best Midgrade Officers
o   Operational Resilience in the Infantry Rifle Platoon
o   Psychologically Fit to Lead
o   Great Results Through Bad Leaders
o   The Path to Mission Command
o   Stryker Packages Allow the army to Achieve Its Rapid Deployment Goal
o   1930s German Doctrine
o   The Advisor and the Brigade Combat Team
o   Army Civilians and the Army Profession
o   It's Not About Truth: It's About Thinking and Judgement
o   I Heard My Country Calling

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs


Carnegie Endowment for International Security

CATO  Institute

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Global Development

Center for International Governance Innovation

Center for International Policy (CIP)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·        Russian Analytical Digest, No. 166: Opposition Politics in Russia: Where are They?  

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·        The Arab-Israeli Conflict 
·        Global Economics Monthly, April 2015, v. 4, no. 4 - A Case for Smarter Economic Statecraft  
·        Korea Chair Monitor, April 9 - April 22, 2015, v. 3, no. 8 
·        PacNet #27 - The 2015 US-Japan Guidelines for Defense Cooperation: Toward “A More Balanced and Effective Alliance” 
·        PacNet #26 - As the US Pivots Away, China Bets on Pakistan 

Center for the Study of Intelligence
·        Studies in Intelligence, 2015, v. 59, no. 1 
o   Lessons from the USS Pueblo and EC-121 Incidents—1968 and 1969
o   The War in Laos: The Fall of Lima Site 85 in March 1968
o   Autonomous Systems in the Intelligence Community: Many Possibilities and Challenges

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House
·        Negotiating with Terrorists 

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations
·        EU Maritime Security Strategy   

College of Europe

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space and Technology Committee
Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Council on Foreign Relations
·        Europe's Migration Crisis 
·        Nicaragua's Grand Canal 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·        DoD Cyber Strategy 
·        FACT SHEET: The Department of Defense (DOD)Cyber Strategy 
·        DoD Directive 2005.02E, Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) in the Department of Defense, March 31, 2015 
·        DoD Instruction 2200.01, Combating Trafficking in Persons (CTIP), April 21, 2015 
·        DoD Instruction 3150.09, The Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Survivability Policy, April 8, 2015 

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·        DODIG-2015-107 Challenges Exist for Asset Accountability and Maintenance and Sustainment of Vehicles Within the Afghan National Security Forces (Redacted) 

Department of Energy (DOD)
Department of Justice

Department of State

Director of National Intelligence (DNI)

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

El Real Instituto Elcano

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·        The Rebalance to Southeast Asia 

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·        Aviation Certification: Issues Related to Domestic and Foreign Approval of U.S. Aviation Products. GAO-15-550T [testimony] 
·        Cybersecurity: Actions Needed to Address Challenges Facing Federal Systems. GAO-15-573T, [testimony]  
·        Defense Inventory: Services Generally Have Reduced Excess Inventory, but Additional Actions Are Needed. GAO-15-350 
·        Department of Energy: Management of Excess Uranium. GAO-15-475T [testimony]  
·        Homeland Security Acquisitions: Major Program Assessments Reveal Actions Needed to Improve Accountability. GAO-15-171SP 
·        Homeland Security Acquisitions: Addressing Gaps in Oversight and Information is Key to Improving Program Outcomes. GAO-15-541T [testimony] 
·        State Department Construction: Basis for Building versus Leasing Decisions Was Insufficiently Documented at Three Embassies. GAO-15-472R 

Harvard Law School
·        National Security Journal, 2015 
o   The Hidden Cost of Drone Combat: Soldiers’ Mental Health

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Indiana State University

Institut fran├žais des relations internationales

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
·        Afghanistan and the Region 

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·        Africa Watch, April 16, 2015 
o   Another Kenyan Tragedy—A Pattern Too Familiar
o   Burundi 2015—Man Above Country?

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War
·        Iraq Situation Report
·        April 21-22, 2015   
·        April 23-24, 2015 
·        Syria Situation Report: April 14-21, 2015 
·        Ukraine Crisis Update: April 23, 2015 

Institute of Development Studies

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group
·        The Chaos in Darfur 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Martens Centre for European Studies

National Academies Press

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation

Parliament of Australia
·        South Sudan Crisis 

Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)
·        Peace and Stability Journal, April 2015, v. 5, no. 3
o   A Stable Solution for South Asia: Security Sector Reform in Jammu and Kashmir
o   Increasing Use of Sustainable Energy Technologies in Micro-grids in UN PKO from U.S. Army Trained Less Developed Country Peacekeepers
o   CAOCL and the RAF: A Training Program for Effective Regionally Aligned Forces
o   Top Ten Positive Outcomes from the Afghanistan War
o   Top Ten Negative Outcomes from the Afghanistan War
o   Civil Affairs Association and PKOSI Launch First of Issue Papers on "the Future of Civil Affairs"

Pew Research Center Internet, Science & Tech

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)


Rethink Institute

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime  (UNODC)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House
·        FACT SHEET: Preventing and Ending Veteran Homelessness 

Wilson Center