Sunday, April 19, 2015

Friday's Miscellany -04-17-2015

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Air University Press

Al Jazeera Center for Studies
·         New Era in Nigerian Politics 

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Asian Development Bank

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
·         Asia-Pacific Cyber Insights 

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
·         Decoding the Iran Nuclear Deal 


Business Executives for National Security (BENS)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Issues and Insights v. 15, no. 6 - Seeking and Forging Common Ground 
·         PacNet #23 - Strategic Dilemma or Great Blessing? 
·         PacNet #24 - The New US Maritime Strategy – Implications for "Maritime Asia" 
·         PacNet #25 - China’s Challenge to Pax Americana 

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
·         The IMF’s Ukraine Burden 

Chatham House

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, and Technology Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Army Modernization 

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Overview of the Federal Budget 

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         The Taliban - InfoGuide 
·         U.S.-Cuba Relations 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of State

East West Center

East-West Institute

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Council on Foreign Relations
·         How do Asians See Their Future? 

European Parliament

European Parliamentary Research Service
·         Mapping the Cost of Non-Europe, 2014 -19: Third edition (April 2015) 


Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for Strategic Research


Geneva Centre for Security Policy
·         Future Challenges in Cyberspace 

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         2015 Annual Report: Additional Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve Other Financial Benefits. GAO-15-404SP 
·         Air Traffic Control: FAA Needs a More Comprehensive Approach to Address Cybersecurity As Agency Transitions to NextGen. GAO-15-370 
·         Amphibious Combat Vehicle Acquisition: Marine Corps Adopts an Incremental Approach. GAO-15-385 
·         Department of Defense: Acquisition Rulemaking Practices. GAO-15-423R 
·         F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: Assessment Needed to Address Affordability Challenges. GAO-15-364 
·         F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: Observations on Program Progress. GAO-15-429T [testimony] 
·         Fragmentation, Overlap and Duplication: An Evaluation and Management Guide. GAO-15-49SP 
·         Government Efficiency and Effectiveness: Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve Other Financial Benefits. GAO-15-522T [testimony] 
·         Government Efficiency and Effectiveness: Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve Other Financial Benefits. GAO-15-523T [testimony] 
·         National Nuclear Security Administration: Observations on Management Challenges and Steps Taken to Address Them. GAO-15-532T [testimony] 
·         Presidential Helicopter Acquisition: Program Established Knowledge-Based Business Case and Entered System Development with Plans for Managing Challenges. GAO-15-392R 

Heritage Foundation
·         The Good of Corporations 

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, April 16,2015 
o    Nigerian Elections: Ushering in a New Era of Politics?
o    Zimbabwe: Court Cases Highlight Splits in Ruling Party

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         Peace and Security Council Report, April 15, 2105,  No 68 

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report
o    April 16-17, 2015 
o    April 14-15, 2015 
o    April 11-13, 2015 
·         Syria Situation Report: April 7-14, 2015 
·         Ukraine Crisis Update: April 16, 2015 

Institute of Development Studies

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
o    Map 

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)


Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, April 17, 2015, v. 15, no. 8 
o    Rolling Out the New Silk Road: Railroads Undergird Beijing’s Strategy
o    China’s Evolving Perspectives on Network Warfare: Lessons from the Science of Military Strategy
o    China’s Maodun: A Free Internet Caged by the Chinese Communist Party
o    Chinese Views on the Information “Center of Gravity”: Space, Cyber and Electronic Warfare
o    Chinese Military Think Tanks: “Chinese Characteristics” and the “Revolving Door”
·         Terrorism Monitor, April 17, 2015, v. 13, no. 8 
o    A Short Profile of Iraq’s Shi’a Militias
o    Iran Confronts Intensifying Insurgent Offensive in Sistan-Balochistan Province
o    After Garissa: Kenya Revises Its Security Strategy to Counter al-Shabaab’s Shifting Tactics

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2015 [updated April 13, 2015
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2015 [updated April 14, 2015

Lowy Institute for International Policy

National Academies Press

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive

Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Open Society Justice Initiative


Oxford Research Group
·         Is Islamic State Here to Stay?  

PAK Institute for Peace Studies

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
·         Financing Asia's Growth 

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Polish Institute of International Affairs

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

Stanley Foundation

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

United Kingdom, Ministry of Defense

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House
·         FACT SHEET: U.S.-Iraq Cooperation 
·         FACT SHEET: U.S. Participation in the 7th Summit of the Americas 

World Bank
·         World Development Indicators 2015 

World Economic Forum