Monday, July 6, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 07-03-2015

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Air Force STSC
·         CrossTalk, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering,  July/August 2015, v. 28, no. 4  
o    Big Data and Deep Learning for Understanding DoD Data
o    Rapid Deployment of Data Mining for Engineering Applications
o    Not All Time Matters: Be Sure To Count What Does
o    Hybrid-Agile Software Development: Anti-Patterns, Risks, and Recommendations
o    Using Hubs and Cyclicality to Relate Software Architecture and Quality
o    Testing Earned Schedule Forecasting Reliability

Air University
·         Air & Space Power Journal, July-August 2015, v. 29, no. 4 
o    Strategic Deterrence for the Future
o    Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons: The Neglected Stepchild of Nuclear Arms Control
o    Deterrence: Moving beyond Military Means
o    The Iranian Missile Threat to Air Bases: A Distant Second to China's Conventional Deterrent
o    Deterrence in a Multipolar World: Prompt Attacks, Regional Challenges, and US-Russian Deterrence
o    Deterrence in Professional Military Education
o    US Nuclear Weapons and Deterrence: Realist versus Utopian Thinking
o    Increasing Uncertainty: The Dangers of Relying on Conventional Forces for Nuclear Deterrence

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Berghof Conflict Research

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)


Carnegie Middle East Center

CATO Institute

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Korea Chair Monitor, June 18 - July 1, 2015,v. 3,  no. 13 

Center for Unconventional Weapons Studies

Center on Law and Security

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, June 2015, v. 8, no. 6 
o    The Islamic State Raises Its Black Flag Over The Caucasus
o    A View from the CT Foxhole: An Interview with Michael Steinbach, Assistant Director, FBI
o    The Smoldering Thai Insurgency
o    The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan Opens a Door to the Islamic State
o    Evolving Approaches in Algerian Security Cooperation
o    Haunted by their Past: Kurds and the Islamic State

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Avian Influenza 
·         International Sanctions on Iran 
·         Issue Guide: Greece's Debt Crisis 
·         Issue Guide: Iran Nuclear Talks 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         2015 National Military Strategy 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of State

East West Center

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

·         European Integration Starts Abroad 

Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy

Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Cybersecurity: Bank and Other Depository Regulators Need Better Data Analytics and Depository Institutions Want More Usable Threat Information. GAO-15-509 
·         Navy Working Capital Fund: Budgeting for Carryover at Fleet Readiness Centers Could Be Improved. GAO-15-462 

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Economics &Peace
·         Global Peace Index 2015    
·         Peace and Corruption 2015 

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         South African Crime Quarterly 52   

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report
o    June 27 - 29, 2015 
·         Ukraine Crisis Update: July 2, 2015 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism  (ICCT)

International Crisis Group
·         Chechnya: The Inner Abroad 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Fiscal Policy and Long-Term Growth 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, July 2, 2015, v. 15, no. 13 
o    In a Fortnight: Dual-Use Ships and Facilities Send Mixed Message in South China Sea
o    China’s New Military Strategy: “Winning Informationized Local Wars”
o    Nuclear Policy Issues in the 2013 Edition of The Science of Military Strategy: Part 2 on PLA Second Artillery Force (PLASAF) Strategy and Capabilities
o    China’s Counter-Terrorism Vanguard: Public Security Border Control Troops’ Organization, Strategy, Training and Intelligence Capability
o    The Chinese Public Debate North Korea Policy

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         JP 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, 15 June 2015 

Korea Institute for National Unification

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

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

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Security Archive
New Climate for Peace

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Omega Research Foundation
Oxfam Policy & Practice

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT)
·         PILDAT Annual Report 2013-2014 

Pew Research Center Internet, Science & Tech

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)


Refugees International

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal
·         ISIS and the Family Man 

Stanley Foundation

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
·         The Army War College Review, May 2015, v. 1, no. 2  
o    Pakistan-China Strategic Relations
o    Issues in U.S. Grand Strategy
o    The Resurrection of Adaptive Planning
o    Hacking Back: Active Cyber Defense
o    The Safest Path: Landmines

Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security

US Air Force

US Coast Guard (USCG)
·         Proceedings of the Marine Safety and Security Council, the Coast Guard Journal of Safety at Sea: Summer 2015 
o    21st Century Waterway Design:  Providing safe, efficient, and resilient waterways
o    Future Navigation:  Building upon navigation's history
o    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers:  The future of navigation and 21st century waterways
o    The Age of Unmanned Shipping:  New opportunities and regulatory considerations
o    Standards Support Innovation:  The future of marine navigation technology
o    Human-Centered Design for Navigation Systems:  Reducing costs, increasing operations efficiency, and delivering significant safety improvements
o    21st Century Waterways Navigation:  A Research and Development Center initiative
o    Dial "C" for Cyber Attack:  How marine system vulnerabilities can increase cyber risk
o    Augemented Reality Navigation Displays:  Maintaining situational awareness in the e-Navigation era
o    The Draft Information System:  Innovation in vessel traffic management
o    Looking out the Window:  Training the navigator for 21st century waterways

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Jordan's Economy Surprises 

White House

William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies

Wilson Center
·         Mandate for Mexico