Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 10-23-2015

38 North

African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Asian Centre for Human Rights

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Berkman Center on Internet & Society

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)



Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Security Studies (CSS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Do the BRICS Still Matter? 
·         Korea Chair Monitor, October 8 - October 21, 2015, v. 3, no. 18 
·         PacNet #70 - Seoul Rethinks TPP 

Center for Terrorism and Security Studies
·         Perspectives on Terrorism, October 2015, v. 9, no. 5  
o    Radicalisation to Terrorism in Kenya and Uganda: a Political Socialisation Perspective
o    Countering the (Re-) Production of Militancy in Indonesia: between Coercion and Persuasion
o    Globalisation and Terrorism in the Middle East
o    Lost Souls Searching for Answers? Belgian and Dutch Converts Joining the Islamic State
o    Designing and Applying an ‘Extremist Media Index’
o    The Afghan Insurgency and the Uncertainty of Peace Negotiations
o    Bibliography: Muslims and the West

Centre for Economic and Foreign Policy Studies

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, v. 8, no. 10,October 2015 
o    A View From the CT Foxhole: An Interview with RDML Michael Dumont, BG Michael Kurilla, and COL Stephen Michael
o    Kunduz Breakthrough Bolsters Mullah Mansoor as Taliban Leader
o    Tailored Online Interventions: The Islamic State’s Recruitment Strategy
o    The Ankara Bombings and the Islamic State’s Turkey Strategy
o    The First Defector: Abu Sulayman al-Utaybi, the Islamic State, and al-Qa`ida
o    The Islamic State Digs In
o    The Riddle of the Bangkok Bombings
o    Tunisian Jihadism after the Sousse Massacre

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space and Technology Committee
·         Cybersecurity for Power Systems 

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Future of Defense Reform 

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific
·         Regional Security—2016 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of State
·         The End of Nuclear Testing? 

EastWest Institute
·         Convicting More Cyber Criminals   

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Qatar Country Analysis Brief - October 2015 

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         The Belarus Dilemma 
·         Turkey’s Refugee Politics 

EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
·         Emerging Terrorist Financing Risks 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         The Tragedy of the Palestinians 
·         Why Canada Went Back to the Future 

French Institute of International Relations (Institut Français des Relations Internationales)

Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Critical Infrastructure Protection: Cybersecurity of the Nation's Electricity Grid Requires Continued Attention. GAO-16-174T [testimony] 
·         Drug Control: Additional Performance Information Is Needed to Oversee the National Guard's State Counterdrug Program. GAO-16-133 
·         Emergency Management: FEMA Has Made Progress since Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, but Challenges Remain. GAO-16-90T[testimony] 
·         Post-9/11 GI Bill: Additional Actions Needed to Help Reduce Overpayments and Increase Collections. GAO-16-42 
·         Strategic Sourcing: Opportunities Exist to Better Manage Information Technology Services Spending. GAO-15-549 
·         Unaccompanied Alien Children: Improved Evaluation Efforts Could Enhance Agency Programs to Reduce Migration from Central America. GAO-16-163T [testimony] 
·         VA Primary Care: Improved Oversight Needed to Better Ensure Timely Access and Efficient Delivery of Care. GAO-16-114T [testimony] 

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, October 22, 2015 
o    Economic Concerns Threaten African Growth Narrative
o    Does Peacekeeping Work?

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security Studies - Africa

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report:  October 16 - 20, 2015 
·         The Islamic State Digs In 
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: September 30 -October 20, 2015 
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: September 30,2015 - October 22, 2015 
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: September 30 -October 24, 2015 
·         Russian Military Activity: October 14 - 21,2015 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Institute of Development Studies

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism

International Centre for Defence and Security

International Crisis Group

Japan Ministry of Defense
·         Defense Budgets 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, October 19, 2015, v. 15, no. 20 
o    Brief: China Conducts Anti-Terrorism Cyber Operations With SCO Partners
o    A Tale of Two Documents: US and Chinese Summit Readouts
o    China’s Ethnic Policy Under Xi Jinping
o    Next Focal Point of China’s Stock Market: Earnings- But Can We Trust the Numbers?
o    The Belt, the Road and the PLA

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

Justice in Mexico - Uni. of San Diego

Korea Institute for National Unification

Manhattan Institute

Mercy Corps

National Academies Press

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

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
·         ICPG 403.1 - Criteria for Foreign Disclosure and Release of Classified National Intelligence 
·         ICPG 403.2 - Procedures for Foreign Disclosure and Release Requiring Interagency Coordination, Notification, and DNI Approval 
·         ICPG 403-3 - Criteria and Conditions for Emergency Foreign Disclosure and Release 
·         ICPG 403.4 - Procedures for Interagency Coordination Prior to Foreign Disclosure and Release to Senior Foreign Officials 

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Oxford Research Group

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)

Program on Extremism at George Washington University

RAND Corporation

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Securing America's Future Energy
·         Oil Security Index: Quarterly Update, October2015 

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         Disrupting the MFO: ISIS in Sinai 
·         Strategic Cyber Maneuver 
·         Why ISIS is Winning in Iraq 

Stanley Foundation

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

United Kingdom
·         Counter-Extremism Strategy 

US  Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Reviving Afghanistan's Economy 

U.S.-Korea Institute

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         The U.S.-PYD-Turkey Puzzle 

White House

Wilson Center

World Bank

World Economic Forum