Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 06-05-2015

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Air Land Sea Application (ALSA) Center
·         Air Land Sea Bulletin, June  2015 
o    ALSA Looks at Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina
o    “The Coin of the Realm”: the Importance of Collective Exercises in the Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) Enterprise
o    A Proposal for Title 10 Command and Control for Complex Catastrophes
o    Improving Military Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Defense Support to Civil Law Enforcement Authorities through Interoperability Training
o    The Naval Services and Maritime DSCA are Operationally Relevant and Ready
o    Developing Future Incident Commanders and Defense Coordinating Officers

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset

Asian Centre for Human Rights

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Must Carry, Must Offer in Mexico 
·         One Bin For All? 

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Converging Enemy Threats to Israel 

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Berghof Conflict Research

Bipartisan Policy Center

Brookings Institution

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
·         Korea Chair Monitor, May 20-June 3, 2015 
·         PacNet #30R - Response to PacNet #30 “Launch the Perry Process 2” 
·         PacNet #32 - Abe and History: Words are not Enough! 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House
·         The Russian Challenge 

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Americans Detained in Iran 

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate.  Foreign Relations Committee
·         Security Assistance In Africa 

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Costs of War Project

Council on Foreign Relations 
·         The Group of Seven (G7) 
·         The Taliban [interactive] 
·         U.S. Aviation Infrastructure 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Directive 4705.01E, Management of Land-Based Water Resources in Support of Contingency Operations, June 3, 2015 

Department of the Army

Director of National Intelligence (DNI)
·         ICPM 2005-900-2 - DNI National Counterproliferation Center 

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations
·         Hybrid Hysteria 

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Egypt Country Analysis Brief - June 2015 

Enough Project

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         BRICS Bloc(k) Rising? 

European Parliament

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center (ESISC)

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

German Council on Foreign Relations

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Institute for International and Security Affairs
·         Jihadism in Africa 
·         Security Cooperation in East Asia 

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Center on Cooperative Security

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Border Security: Progress and Challenges in DHS's Efforts to Address High-Risk Travelers and Maritime Cargo. GAO-15-668T[testimony]  
·         DOD Operational Testing: Oversight Has Resulted in Few Significant Disputes and Limited Program Cost and Schedule Increases. GAO-15-503 
·         Foreign Aid: USAID Has Taken Steps to Safeguard Government-to-Government Funding but Could Further Strengthen Accountability. GAO-15-377 
·         Haiti Reconstruction: USAID Has Achieved Mixed Results and Should Enhance Sustainability Planning. GAO-15-517
·         Insider Threats: DOD Should Strengthen Management and Guidance to Protect Classified Information and Systems. GAO-15-544 
·         State Department: Preliminary Observations on the Bureau of Counterterrorism's Resources, Performance, and Coordination. GAO-15-655T [testimony] 
·         Telecommunications: FCC Should Evaluate the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Lifeline Program. GAO-15-638T [testimony] 
·         VA Health Care: Actions Needed to Improve Monitoring and Oversight of Non-VA and Contract Care. GAO-15-654T [testimony] 

Harvard Law School
·         National Security Journal, 2015, v. 6, no. 2 
o    Puzzles of Proportion and the “Reasonable Military Commander”: Reflections on the Law, Ethics, and Geopolitics of Proportionality
o    Spillover: Evolving Threats and Converging Legal Authorities in the Fight Against Mexican Drug Cartels
o    Am I My Brother’s Keeper? The Reality, Tragedy, and Future of Collective Security
o    Rethinking Warfare: The Ambiguity of Cyber Attacks

Heritage Foundation
·         Saving Internet Freedom 

Hudson Institute

Institut Français des Relations Internationals (IFRI)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, June 4, 2015 
o    Ethnicity, Security, and Conflict in Burundi
o    Africa's Third Wave of Protests

Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         Peace and Security Council Report No 70 

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report
o    June 2 - 3, 2015 
o    June 4 - 5, 2015 
·         Syria Situation Report: May 27-June 2, 2015 
·         Ukraine Crisis Update: June 5, 2015 

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

Inter-American Dialogue

International Centre for Defence and Security

International Centre for the Study of Radicalization

International Crisis Group
·         Burundi: Peace Sacrificed? 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         An Overview of Islamic Finance 

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2015 [updated June 6,2015

Manhattan Institute

Mercy Corps

Migration Policy Institute

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

New America Foundation

NATO Defense College

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency
·         Monitor on Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan: April 2015  

Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends
·         Faith in European Project Reviving 

Pew Research Center Journalism & Media
·         Millennials and Political News 

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing

Project on Middle East Political Science
·         Rethinking Nation and Nationalism 


Royal Uniformed Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies 

Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE)
·         The FUSE [new energy portal] 

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
o    Online Appendix 

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transatlantic Academy

Transnational Institute (TNI)

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center
Economic Impact and Legal Analysis of the Shale Oil and Gas Activities in Mexico: Preliminary Report