Monday, October 12, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 10-09-2015

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Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Air Land Sea Application (ALSA) Center
·         Air Land Sea Bulletin, July  2015 
o    Fight Early: An A-10 Pilot’s Perspective
o    The Army/Air Force CAS Debate: A FAC’s Perspective
o    Preplanned CAS
o    The Effectiveness of F-16 CAS/BAI at the National Training (NTC)
o    CAS: Who Should Do It?
o    Kasserine Pass and the Proper Application of Airpower
o    Controlling CAS with the Predator: Is It Feasibile?

Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP)

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 42, October 2015: Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence 

Army Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCoE)
·         Maneuver Force in Battle 2005-2012 

Asian Centre for Human Rights

Asian Development Bank

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian National University – Strategic & Defence Studies Centre

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies


Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Immigration Studies

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         ISIS and “Failed State Wars” 
·         PacNet #66A - Indonesia’s maritime strategy: Jokowi’s gamble 
·         PacNet #67 - China-Russia relations: alignment without alliance 

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Centre on Religion & Politics

Chatham House

Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property
·         IP Commission Report  

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee
·         U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan 

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         The Situation in Afghanistan 

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee
·         Threats to the Homeland 

Council on Foreign Relations
·         U.S.-Saudi Relations 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of State

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Brazil Country Analysis Brief - October 2015 
·         Indonesia Country Analysis Brief - October 2015 
·         South Korea Country Analysis Brief - October 2015 

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         China’s Parade: Mixed Messages 

European Parliamentary Research Service

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, October 2015 
o    Conducting 24/7 Electronic Stakeouts to Address Property Crimes
o    The Right Person for the Job: Police Chiefs Discuss the Most Important Commodity in Law Enforcement
o    An Evaluation Tool for Crisis Negotiators
o    Leading with the Pen: The Handwritten Note

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Ukraine: The Squandered Renaissance  


Geneva Centre for Security Policy

German Council on Foreign Relations

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Chemicals Management: Observations on Human Health Risk Assessment and Management by Selected Foreign and International Programs. GAO-16-111R 
·         Diplomatic Security: Options for Locating a Consolidated Training Facility. GAO-16-139T [testimony] 
·         Maritime Critical Infrastructure Protection: DHS Needs to Enhance Efforts to Address Port Cybersecurity. GAO-16-116T [testimony] 
·         National Protection and Programs Directorate: Factors to Consider when Reorganizing. GAO-16-140T [testimony] 
·         Nonimmigrant Visas: State Has Reduced Applicant Interview Wait Times, but Sustainability of Gains is Uncertain. GAO-15-773 
·         Space Situational Awareness: Status of Efforts and Planned Budgets. GAO-16-6R 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Hudson Institute

Institute for Defence Studies &Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         South African Crime Quarterly 53 

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report: October 2 - 5, 2015 
·         Militant Attack and Support Zones in Afghanistan: April-October 6, 2015 
·         Russian Air and Missile Strikes in Syria: September 30 - October 7, 2015 
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: September 30,2015 - October 5, 2015 
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: September 30 -October 9, 2015 
·         Russian Military Activity: October 1-8, 2015 
·         Syrian Opposition Guide 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
·         The Battle for Bihar 

Institute of World Economy and International Relations

InterAgency Board (IAB)

International Centre foe Defence and Security (ICDS)

International Crisis Group
·         Somaliland: The Strains of Success 

International Energy Agency (IEA)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint force Quarterly (JFQ),79 (4th Quarter, October 2015) 
o    Defense Intelligence Analysis in the Age of Big Data
o    Transforming Defense Analysis
o    Improving Joint Interagency Coordination: Changing Mindsets
o    Decentralized Stability Operations and Mission Command
o    Winners of the 2015 Writing Competitions
o    Time to Come in from the Cold (War): Nuclear Force Structure for an Uncertain World
o    Strategic Development of Special Warfare in Cyberspace
o    Countering Extremist Groups in Cyberspace
o    Writing, Integrity, and National Security
o    Extending the Shelf Life of Teachers in Professional Military Education
o    Why War Plans, Really?
o    The Impact of Rising Compensation Costs on Force Structure
o    The Case for the Joint Theater Air Missile Defense Board
o    Expanding Combat Power Through Military Cyber Power Theory
o    The Gallipoli Campaign: Learning from a Mismatch of Strategic Ends and Means

Joint Counterterrorism Assessment Team (JCAT)

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

Korea Institute for National Unification

Manhattan Institute

National Academies Press

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

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Naval War College
·         Naval War College Review, Autumn 2015, v. 68, no. 4 
o    Israeli Targeting: A Legal Appraisal
o    The New U.S. Maritime Strategy: Another View from Outside
o    Connecting the Dots: Capital Ships, the Littoral, Command of the Sea, and the World Order
o    China's Aircraft Carrier Program: Drivers, Developments, Implications
o    A General Review of the History of China's Sea-Power Theory Development
o    Fernando Oliveira's Art of War at Sea: a Pioneering Treatise on Naval Strategy

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Oxfam Policy &Practice

Pew Research Center Internet, Science & Tech
·         Social Media Usage: 2005-2015 

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Polish Institute of International Affairs

·         Documenting the Virtual ‘Caliphate'  


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         The Islamic State 

Santa Clara University
·         Santa Clara Law Review, v. 55, no, 4, 2015 
o    3D Printing and IP Rights: The Elephant in the Room
o    3DP, AM, 3DS and Product Liability
o    Patenting Physibles: A Fresh Perspective for Claiming 3D-Printable Products
o    3D Printing and its Effect on the Fashion Industry: It's More Than Just About Intellectual Property
o    The International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes and the Developing World: Creating a Mutual Confidence in the International Investment Regime
o    People v. Nguyen: A Modern Look at the Use of Juvenile Adjudications as Strike Offenses Under the Three Strikes Law

Second Line of Defense

Securing America’s Future Energy

Small Arms Survey
·         There and Back: North African Fighters in Syria [podcast] 

Small Wars Journal
·         Putin Rising 

US-Korea Institute at SAIS

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center

World Bank

World Economic Forum