Sunday, August 23, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 08-21-2015

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Air Combat Command (ACC)

Al Jazeera Center for Studies
·         Greece and its Financial Crisis 

American Military Partner Association (AMPA)

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, August 2015, v. 22, no. 8 
·         Update: Routine screening for antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus, civilian applicants for U.S. military service and U.S. Armed Forces, active and reserve components, January 2010-June 2015
·         Durations of military service after diagnoses of HIV-1 infections among active component members of the U.S. Armed Forces, 1990-2013
·         Case report: Probable murine typhus at Joint Base San Antonio, TX
·         Morbidity burdens attributable to various illnesses and injuries in deployed (per Theater Medical Data Store [TMDS]) active and reserve component service members, U.S. Armed Forces, 2008-2014
·         Deployment-related conditions of special surveillance interest

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Asian Development Bank

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs



Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Exchange of Fire in the DMZ 
·         PacNet #50 - Keep Abe’s Remarks in Perspective 
·         PacNet #51 - The DPP’s Strategic Ambiguity Toward China 
·         PacNet #52 - Reward India’s Nonproliferation Good Behavior 

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, August 2015, v. 8, no. 8 
o    Bay`a Remorse? Wilayat Sinai and the Nile Valley
o    A View from the CT Foxhole: An Interview with Alain Grignard, Brussels Federal Police
o    Wilayat West Africa Reboots for the Caliphate
o    Governing the Caliphate: The Islamic State Picture
o    Al-Muhajiroun’s European Recruiting Pipeline
o    Islamic State Affiliates Press Hamas

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

E15 Initiative
·         A New Digital Trade Agenda 

East West Center

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Elliot School of International Affairs - Central Asia Program

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Scraps of Paper 

Geneva Centre for Security Policy

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         SEC Conflict Minerals Rule: Initial Disclosures Indicate Most Companies Were Unable to Determine the Source of Their Conflict Minerals. GAO-15-561 
·         Unmanned Aerial Systems: FAA Continues Progress toward Integration into the National Airspace. GAO-15-610 

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, August 20, 2015 
o    Elections in Uganda: A One-Man Show?
o    Angola's Economic Problems Highlight Ties to China

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report:
·         Ukraine Crisis Update: August 20, 2015 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, August 18, 2015, v. 15, no, 16 

o    Brief: China Stokes Anti-Japanese Sentiment After Abe speech, Ahead of September Parade
o    President Xi Lays Down His Own “Political Rules”
o    PLA Special Operations: Forces, Command, Training and Future Direction
o    China’s Military Modernization: The Legacy of Admiral Wu Shengli
o    Mongolia’s Place in China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’
·         Terrorism Monitor, August 21, 2015, v. 13, no. 17 
o    Jaysh al-Islam and the Battle for Damascus
o    India Faces Up to Growing Islamic State Threat
o    Rise of Islamic State Reignites British Radicalization Threat

JFK Special Warfare Center and School
·         Special Warfare, July-September 2015, v. 8. no. 3 
o    USAJFKSWCS Innovations and Initiatives 2014-2015
o    The Green Beret Volckmann Program: Maximizing The Prevent Strategy
o    The Volckmann Program: Maximizing The Prevent Strategy — Version 2.0
o    Roosevelt Teams
o    Taking SOF Global: The Global SOF Training, Education and Doctrine Community Of Interest
o    Security Force Assistance Metrics: Blood and Treasure
o    Security Force Assistance Initiatives
o    Interdependence
o    The Powell Program: One Step Closer to Cementing Interoperability With Our Interagency Partners

Joint Special Operations Command - Center for Counterterrorism Studies

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Manhattan Institute

Marine Corps University Press
·         MCU Journal, Spring 2015, v. 6, no. 1 
o    Reaping the Whirlwind of the Arab Uprisings
o    Putting the Force in MAPRO: Options for National Decision Makers
o    The U.S. Marine Corps, Amphibious Capabilities, and Preparations for War with Japan

Migration Policy Institute
National Academies Press

National Security Archive

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
·         ICD 191 - Duty to Warn 

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peace Research Institute

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Internet, Science & Tech

Polish Institute of International Affairs (Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych)

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)


Royal Danish Defense College (Forsvarsakademiet)

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

Small Wars Journal
·         Hybrid War as a War on Governance 

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
Transparency International

UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

US Central Command (CENTCOM)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Wilson Center