Monday, May 25, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 5-22-2015

38 North

Air University Press

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, May 2015, v. 22, no. 5 
o    Incidence of joint replacement among active component service members, U.S. Armed Forces, 2004-2014
o    Case series: Chikungunya and dengue at a forward operating location
o    Tdap vaccination coverage during pregnancy, active component service women, 2006-2014
o    Surveillance snapshot: Influenza vaccination coverage during pregnancy, active component service women, October 2009-April 2014
o    Deployment-related conditions of special surveillance interest

Arthur D. Simons Center
·         InterAgency Journal 6-2 (Spring 2015) 
o    Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Interagency
o    Cape Ray Diplomacy: How a U.S. Merchant Vessel Took Center Stage in Foreign Relations
o    Improving the Intelligence Community’s Contribution to Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction
o    Closing the Barn Door: Interagency Approaches to Reduce Agroterrorism Threats
o    Securing the U.S. Food Supply: The Quintessential Interagency Task
o    Cyber Attacks—The New WMD Challenge to the Interagency
o    The Interagency Challenge of Biosecurity in Dual-Use Research

Asan Institute for Policy Studies
·         South Koreans and Their Neighbors 2015 [survey] 

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
·         Spilling the Beans, Riyadh Style 

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

·         Afghanistan Index: Tracking Progress and Security in Post-9/11 Afghanistan [updated May20, 2015

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)

Center for Global Development 

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)
·         The Role of the U.S. Army in Asia 

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Keeping France in the CSDP [Common Security and Defence Policy]  
·         Russian Analytical Digest, No. 167: Russia,Europe and the Far Right  

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Comparative Connections, 2015, v. 17, no. 1 
·         Korea Chair Monitor, May 7 - May 20, 2015, v. 3, no. 10  

Center for the Study of Intelligence
·         Getting to Know the President, Second Edition 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Developments in Rwanda 

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Accompanying maps 
·         The Islamic State 

Danish Institute for International Studies (Dansk institut for internationale studier)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2015-125 DoD Cardholders Used Their Government Travel Cards for Personal Use at Casinos and Adult Entertainment Establishments 
·         DODIG-2015-126 Contract Oversight for Redistribution Property Assistance Team Operations in Afghanistan Needs Improvement 

Department of Homeland Security
·         OIG 15-80 DHS Should Do More to Reduce Travel Reservation Costs 

Department of State
·         Background Briefing on Iraq 
·         The World Wants What America Makes 

Department of the Air Force
·         AFI 10-1703, v. 3 Cyberspace Operations and Procedures 
·         USAF Strategic Master Plan 

Department of the Navy

East Asia Institute
·         China Transnationalized? 

East West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         United Arab Emirates Country Analysis Brief - May 2015 

European Parliament
·         Understanding Jihad and Jihadism 
·         Understanding Sharia 

European Parliament Think Tank

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         2014 Internet Crime Report 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         US Security Policy for Europe 

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

·         Spanish Foreign Policy Monitor: January-March2015 [in Spanish] 
·         Yemen: Who Stands to Gain?  

George Mason University School of Law
·         National Security Law Journal, Spring/Summer 2015, v. 3, no. 2 
o    Safe and Surveilled: Former U.S. Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey on the NSA, Wiretapping, and PRISM
o    U.S. Intelligence Community Surveillance One Year After President Obama’s Address
o    Violating the Constitution and Risking National Security: How the Children of Foreign Diplomats Born in the United States Become U.S. Citizens in Contravention of the Fourteenth Amendment
o    Trahison des Professeurs: The Critical Law of Armed Conflict Academy as an Islamist Fifth Column
o    NSA Surveillance, Smith & Section 215: Practical Limitations to the Third-Party Doctrine in the Digital Age
o    Confinement of U.S. Service Members in Civilian Prisons: Why Congress Needs to Modify Article 12 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Security Studies
·         Global Security Studies Journal, Winter 2015, v. 6, no. 1 
o    A History of Conflict and International Intervention in Libya
o    The Terrorism Act 2000 Schedule 7 and Its Implications for the Human Rights of Passengers Traveling through United Kingdom Airports
o    Analyse Iran's Behaviour since the Revolution in 1979.  Is Its Behaviour Rational or that of a Rogue State?

Google Staff

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Afghanistan: Embassy Construction Cost and Schedule Have Increased, and Further Facilities Planning Is Needed. GAO-15-410 
·         Aviation Safety: Proposals to Enhance Aircraft Tracking and Flight Data Recovery May Aid Accident Investigation, but Challenges Remain. GAO-15-443 
·         Defense Contracting: Observations on Air Force Use of Undefinitized Contract Actions. GAO-15-496R
·         Nuclear Weapons Council: Enhancing Interagency Collaboration Could Help with Implementation of Expanded Responsibilities. GAO-15-446  
·         Telecommunications: Agencies Need Better Controls to Achieve Significant Savings on Mobile Devices and Services. GAO-15-431 

Heritage Foundation

Hudson Institute
·         Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, 2015, v. 18 
o    Prophecy and the Jihad in the Indian Subcontinent
o    AQAP’s Ideological Battles at Home and Abroad
o    Jordanian Salafism and the Jihad in Syria
o    The Patient Preacher: Yusuf al-Qaradawi’s Long Game
o    The Prospects for Reform in Islam
o    The Rise and Decline of Ansar al-Sharia in Libya

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for International Political Studies (Istituto per gli studi di politica internazionale)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         Peace and Security Council Report No 69 

Institute for the Study of War
·         Control of Terrain in Iraq
o    May 18, 2015 
o    May 22, 2015 
·         Iraq Situation Report
o    May 16-18, 2015
o    May 19-20, 2015 
o    May 21-22, 2015 
·         ISIS Captures Ramadi 
·         ISIS Sanctuary
o    May 20, 2015 
o    May 22, 2015 
·         Syria Situation Report: May 14-20, 2015 
·         Ukraine Crisis Update: May 21, 2015 

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Crisis Group
·         Mali: An Imposed Peace? 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Internet World Stats
·         Middle East Internet Users 

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

Kennedy Center for International Studies
·         Journal of International Organization Studies, Spring 2015, v. 6, no. 1 
o    On Networks, International Organizations, and Institutional Hegemony
o    Judicial  Voting Behavior at the Appeals Chambers of the International Tribunals
o    Plurilateralism: The Key to Saving the World Trade Organization and Boosting Global Trade Liberalization?

Korea Institute for National Unification

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Migration Policy Institute  (MPI)

National Academies Press

National Science Foundation (NSF)

NATO Defense College

Naval War College
·         21st International Sea Power Symposium Proceedings 

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
·         Bin Ladin's Bookshelf 

Pew Research Center Internet, Science & Tech

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Project 2049 Institute


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Soccer vs. Jihad: A Draw 

Small Arms Survey
·         Guided Mortar Systems 

Small Wars Journal

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         SIGAR-15-57-SP - $36 Million Command and Control Facility at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan: Unwanted, Unneeded, and Unused 

UN Office of Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

US Central Command

US  Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         The Current Situation in Tunisia 

Violence Policy Center

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House
·         FACT SHEET: Enduring U.S.-Tunisian Relations 

Wilson Center
·         Stark Choice in Iraq 

World Bank