Monday, April 13, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 04-10-2015

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AEI Critical Threats
·         al Houthi Areas of Influence 

Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)
·         Afghanistan Research Newsletter, Issue 31 

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International
·         Sudan: Entrenched Repression 

Arab Social Media Report
·         Twitter in the Arab Region 

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 36 April 2015: Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence 

Army Architecture Integration Center
·         Army Cloud Computing Strategy 

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council
·         Spotlight: Summit of the Americas 

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
·         Saudi Arabian Nightmares 

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         There is No Better Deal with Iran 

Berkman Center on Internet & Society

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
·         UK Trident Fact Sheet 


Business Executives for National Security (BENS)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Security Studies (CSS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Assessing the Islamic State Threat 
·         The Future of Arab State Power 
·         Iran Inside and Out 
·         Korea Chair Monitor, March 26 -April 8, 2015, v. 3, no. 7 
·         PacNet #19R - Response to PacNet #19 “Origins of Misperceptions between China and the US” 
·         PacNet #21 - The Beginning of the End of Lee Kuan Yew’s Dynasty? 
·         PacNet #22 - A New Security Policy for Japan: HA/DR Capacity Building and Disaster-mitigation Social Infrastructure Export 

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
·         Sovereign Debt Restructuring 

Chatham House

Combat Studies Institute Press

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Conflict in the South China Sea 
·         Media Censorship in China 
·         Political Crisis in Venezuela 
·         Political Instability in Zimbabwe 
·         Promoting Norms for Cyberspace 
·         What Are Economic Sanctions? 

Defense Health Board

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Directive 2005.02E, Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) in the Department of Defense, March 31, 2015 
·         DoD Instruction 3150.09, The Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Survivability Policy, April 8, 2015 
·         DoD Manual 3115.11, DoD Intelligence and Security Training Standards, March 24, 2015 

Department of State

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)
·         Cloud Security Guide for SMEs 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, April 2015 
o    Creating the Preferred Future Today for Law Enforcement Cooperation Tomorrow: A Case Study
o    Nonconfrontational Interrogation: Obtaining Confessions from Streetwise Gang Members
o    Next Generation Identification
o    Creating Extraordinary Moments

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

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)
·         Coast Guard: Timely Actions Needed to Address Risks in Using Rotational Crews. GAO-15-195 
·         Combating Nuclear Smuggling: DHS Research and Development on Radiation Detection Technology Could Be Strengthened. GAO-15-263 
·         Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs. GAO-15-342SP 
·         KC-46 Tanker Aircraft: Key Aerial Refueling Capabilities Should Be Demonstrated Prior to the Production Decision. GAO-15-308 

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Infinity Journal
·         The Journal of Military Operations, Spring 2015, v. 3, no. 1 
o    Organising Infantry Part 2: The Effect of the 1946 Infantry Conference on the Development of the US Army Squad
o    An Omnipotent Abstraction: What Lessons Does the Falklands War Have for the Operational Level of War
o    The Practice of Operational Art by Small Militaries: Why and How
o    Psychological Warfare: True Coercion, or a Byproduct that has yet to be Mastered?
o    The Russian 'Colour Counterrevolution' Model for Containing Geopolitical Expansion by the West
o    Ten Years Observing Command and Control

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Control of Terrain in Iraq: April 3,  2015 
·         Iraq Situation Report
o    April 4-6, 2015
o    April 7-8, 2015 
o    April 9-10, 2015 
·         ISIS Sanctuary: April 3,  2015 
·         Syria Situation Report: April 1 - 8, 2015 
·         Ukraine Crisis Update: April 9,  2015 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
·         China-Pakistan Economic Corridor 

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Centre for Defence and Security
·         Challenges of Hybrid Warfare 

International Centre for Defense and Security

International Crisis Group

JFK Special Warfare Center and School
·         Special Warfare, 2015, Special edition 
o    ARSOF Next: A Return to First Principles

Long War Journal
·         Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated April 8, 2015

Martens Centre for European Studies
·         Ukraine After Minsk II 

Migration Policy Institute

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

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
·         East Asian Strategic Review 2015 

National Security Archive

Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation

Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)

Organization of American States

Overseas Developmental Institute

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Internet, Science & Tech

Pew Research Center Social & Demographic Trends


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Stanley Foundation

Stimson Center

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
·         A Russian View on Landpower 

Texas Military Value Task Force (TMVTF)

Transnational Institute

Union of Concerned Scientists

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
·         April 2015 Trade Bulletin 

U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Iran's Nuclear Installations 2015 

White House
·         FACT SHEET: U.S.-CARICOM Summit – Deepening Energy Cooperation 
·         FACT SHEET: U.S. Participation in the 7th Summit of the Americas 

Wilson Center