Sunday, September 6, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 09-04-2015

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 41, September 2015: Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence 

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs



Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for Global Development

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Afghanistan: Back to the Brink 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #53 - Missed Opportunities in the Pentagon’s New Maritime Strategy 
·         PacNet #54 - Why Implementing Strategic Trade Controls is in ASEAN’s Interests 
·         PacNet #55 - The Future of Russia-Japan Relations 

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Centre for Security Governance (CSG)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         The UN Security Council (UNSC) 

Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

Department of State

Egmont Institute

European Commission
·         Europe: Innovation Radar 

European Parliament Think Tank

European Policy Centre

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Military Personnel: Additional Steps Are Needed to Strengthen DOD's Oversight of Ethics and Professionalism Issues. GAO-15-711 
·         Troubled Asset Relief Program: Status of GAO Recommendations. GAO-15-813 

Heritage Foundation

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, September 3,2015 
o    Why Election Violence in Africa Matters
o    Tanzania:Tensions High in Zanzibar Ahead of October Vote

Institute for Economics and Peace
·         Global Peace Index 2015 

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report
·         Ukraine Crisis Update: September 3, 2015 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
·         India and the BRICS Partnership 

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
·         The US-EU Energy Trade Dilemma 

International Centre for Defense and Security

International Crisis Group
·         New Approach in Southern Syria 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, September 4, 2015, v. 15, no. 17 
o    Brief: China’s Military Parade Displays Growing Military Power, Delivers Rebuke to Japan
o    President Xi Suspects Political Conspiracy Behind Tianjin Blasts
o    PLA Special Operations: Combat Missions and Operations Abroad
o    Rural China’s Public Security Vacuum
o    The Future of Cyber Conflict: Beijing Rewrites Internet Sovereignty Along Territorial Lines
·         Terrorism Monitor, September 4, 2015, v. 13, no. 18 
o    The Finnish Foreign Fighter Contingent in Syria and Iraq
o    Islamic State in Afghanistan Ready to Capitalize on Mullah Omar’s Death
o    Indonesia’s New Counter-Terrorism Challenges

Japan Ministry of Defense
·         Defense of Japan 2015 

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2015 [updated September 1, 2015

Manhattan Institute

Migration Policy Institute

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)
·         Overview: Terrorism in 2014 

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
·         ICD 302 - Document and Media Exploitation 
·         ICD 503 - IC Information Technology Systems Security Risk Management 

Oxfam Policy & Practice

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Polish Institute of International Affairs


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Balanced Growth for Inclusive and Equitable ASEAN Community (ASEAN-Canada Research Partnership) 

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         Spy Wars in the South Caucasus 

South African Institute of International Affairs

US-China Economic and Security Commission
·         September 2015 Trade Bulletin 

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center for International Scholars