Monday, August 31, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 08-28-2015

38 North

Afghanistan Analysts Network
·         Economic Management in Afghanistan 

Air Force Research Institute (AFRI)
·         Strategic Studies Quarterly, Fall 2015, v. 9, no. 3 
o    The Irony of American Civil-Military Relations
o    Best Military Advice
o    Beyond the Resignation debate: A New Framework for Civil-Military Dialogue
o    How Much is Enough
o    Post 9/11 Civil-Military Relations: Room for Improvement
o    Military Officers: Political Without Partisanship
o    "Cashing In" Stars: Does the Professional Ethic Apply in Retirement?

Air University
·         Air & Space Power Journal, September - October 2015, v. 29, no. 5  
o    SEADE: Countering the Futility of Network Security
o    Dark Horizon: Airpower Revolution on a Razor's Edge--Part Two of the "Nightfall" Series
o    Any Time, Every Place: The Networked Societies of War Fighters in a Battlespace of Flows
o    Nightfall and the Cloud: Examining the Future of Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles and Remotely Piloted Aircraft
o    The Limits of Tactical Aviation Technology
o    Col John Boyd's Innovative DNA
o    Twenty-First-Century Air Warfare and the Invisible War: Strategic Agility
o    Changing the Tooth-to-Tail Ratio Using Robotics and Automation to Beat Sequestration
o    Officer Professional Military Education: A New Distance Learning Evolution
o    Project ArchimedeZ

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Army Combined Arms Center
·         Military Review, September-October 2015, v. 95, no. 5 
o    Globally Integrated Operations in the Horn of Africa through the Principles of Mission Command
o    The Civil Engagement Spectrum: A Tool for the Human Domain
o    NATO’s Approach to Irregular Warfare: Protecting the Achilles’ Heel
o    The Theory and Practice of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency
o    Interpersonal Engagement: The Indispensable Warrior Skill
o    Religious Engagement and the Seventh Warfighting Function: Time to Stop, Listen, and Engage
o    Army Translator and Interpreter Companies: A Wasted Resource
o    The Case for a National Information Strategy
o    Commanders and Communication
o    Public Opinion: A Center of Gravity Leaders Forget
o    Effective Writing for Army Leaders: The Army Writing Standard Redefined
o    Religious Participation: The Missing Link in the Ready
o    God is Not Here: A Soldier’s Struggle With Torture, Trauma, and the Moral Injuries of War

Army War College
·         Parameters, Summer 2015,v. 45, no. 2 
o    Has the United States Lost the Ability to Fight a Major War?
o    Security Assistance in Africa: The Case for More
o    Security Assistance in Africa: The Case for Less
o    Insider Threats and Organizational Root Causes: The 2009 Fort Hood Terrorist Attack
o    Beyond Information Sharing: NATO and the Foreign Fighter Threat
o    Socio-Cultural Intelligence and National Security
o    Intellectual Capital: A Case for Cultural Change
o    Intellectual Capital: A Cautionary Note
o    Kick the Door Down with AirSea Battle...Then What?

Asia Foundation

Asian Centre for Human Rights

Atlantic Council

ATT Baseline Assessment Project

Australian National University – Strategic & Defence Studies Centre
·         A Strategy towards Indonesia 

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
·         Putin's Choice for Russia 

Bipartisan Policy Center

·         Rethinking Political Islam 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
·         A Normal Nuclear Pakistan 

CATO Institute

Center for Global Development

Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS)
·         The Radicalization Puzzle [video by Dr. Mohammad Hafez] 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #52R - Response to PacNet #52 “Reward India’s Nonproliferation Good Behavior” 

Centre for European Reform (CER)
·         Lighten the Load [Greece] 

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         The Chinese Communist Party 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of State

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

European Leadership Network

Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD)

French Institute of International Relations

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Next Generation Air Transportation System: Improved Risk Analysis Could Strengthen FAA's Global Interoperability Efforts. GAO-15-608 
·         Regionally Aligned Forces: DOD Could Enhance Army Brigades' Efforts in Africa by Improving Activity Coordination and Mission-Specific Preparation. GAO-15-568 
·         VA Health Care: Actions Needed to Assess Decrease in Root Cause Analyses of Adverse Events. GAO-15-643 
·         Weapon System Acquisitions: Opportunities Exist to Improve the Department of Defense's Portfolio Management.  GAO-15-466 

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report
·         Ukraine Crisis Update: August 26, 2015 

International Crisis Group

London School of Economics and Political Science

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Manhattan Institute

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

National Defense University Press

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive
·         Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target 

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Norwegian Defence Research Establishment

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation

Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
·         ICD 750 - Counterintelligence Programs 

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Internet, Science & Tech

Polish Institute of International Affairs

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
·         UK Ballistic-Missile Defence 

Quilliam Foundation
·         In and Out of Extremism 

Small Wars Journal

Stanley Foundation

Stimson Center
·         A Normal Nuclear Pakistan 

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Task Force on Cooperation in Greater Europe

Transatlantic Academy

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         New IDF Strategy Goes Public 
·         What Abbas's PLO Resignation Means 

White House