Sunday, November 8, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 11-06-2015

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Air Force STSC
·         CrossTalk, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering,  November/December 2015, v. 28, no. 6  
o    Cybersecurity and Modern Tactical Systems
o    Augmenting the Remotely Operated Automated Mortar System with Message Passing
o    Massive Storage in a Miniature (Embedded) Package
o    International Partners with Multi-Site Thin Client Interconnectivity
o    Threat Modeling for Aviation Computer Security
o    Extending Life Cycle Models for a Repeatable Innovation Strategy
o    Mobile and Embedded Security Mitigations for Counterfeit Threats and Software Vulnerabilities

Air University
·         Air & Space Power Journal, November- December 2015, v. 29, no. 6   
o    An Airman's Story [Gen. John E. Hyten]
o    A Call to Action: Aid Geostationary Space Situational Awareness with Commerical Telescopes
o    How to Make Disaggregation Work
o    Personnel Recovery in Space
o    Purposeful Development of the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance for Space Cadre
o    Space-Policy Education: Contexts and Constraints, Content and Methodology
o    Preparing for the Cyber Battleground of the Future
o    Defending Our Satellites: The Need for Electronic Warfare Education and Training
o    Developing Tomorrow's Space War Fighter: The Argument for Contracting Out Satellite Operations
o    DoD Acquisitions Reform: Embracing and Implementing Agile
o    Integrating Stealth

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 43, November 2015: Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence 

Army Combined Arms Center
·         Military Review, November-December 2015, v. 95, no. 6 
o    The Urban Individual
o    Military Communication Strategies Based on How Audiences Meld Media and Agendas
o    Six Weeks in 1914
o    Comments on “Cavalry Tanks”
o    The Lights and the Heavies
o    Balancing Air and Missile Defense to Better Support Maneuver
o    Countering the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Threat
o    Drones, Honor, and War
o    Air Force Leaders Take Note: The Army is Changing
o    The United States Army’s Secret to Success
o    An All-Volunteer Force for Long-Term Success
o    Leading Soldiers with—Not Primarily through—Communication Technology
o    A Way to Teach Critical Thinking Skills so Learners Will Continue Using Them in Operations
o    A Good Death: Mortality and Narrative in Army Leadership

Asian Development Bank

Australian National University – Strategic & Defence Studies Centre

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Impact Investing in Latin America 

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Berkman Center on Internet & Society

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Infrastructure Protection & Homeland Security
·         CIP Report, October 2015 
o    Cyber Security

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, No. 174: Gazprom - Challenges at Home and Abroad 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Korea Chair Monitor, October 22 - November 4, 2015, v. 3, no. 19 
·         PacNet #74 - Establishing New Dialogue between the Chinese and US Congresses 
·         PacNet #75 - Critical Threats to the Internet 
·         PacNet #76 - Leadership at Home and Abroad 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Combat Studies Institute Press

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee
·         Terror Threat Snapshot [November 2015] 

Congress. House. Oversight  Government Reform Committee
·         TSA: Security Gaps 

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Future of Warfare 

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
·         U.S. Policy in North Africa 

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Government Reform Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congress. Senators John McCain & Jeff Flake

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Understanding Myanmar 

Department of Energy

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         Impersonation of First Responders 

Department of State

Department of the Navy
·         United States Naval Aviation 1910–2010
o    v. 1 
o    v. 2 

Doctors without Borders
·         Public Release of Initial MSF Internal Review [Kunduz airstrike] 

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

East West Center

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Hybrid Tactics: ISIL & Co. 

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

·         Oman: The Outlier 

Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

German Development Institute

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Aviation Security: Improved Testing, Evaluation, and Performance Measurement Could Enhance Effectiveness. GAO-16-199T [testimony] 
·         Climate Change: HHS Could Take Further Steps to Enhance Understanding of Public Health Risks. GAO-16-122 
·         Sexual Assault: Actions Needed to Improve DOD's Prevention Strategy and to Help Ensure It Is Effectively Implemented. GAO-16-61 
·         Troubled Asset Relief Program: Status of Remaining Investment Programs. GAO-16-91R 
·         Veteran-Owned Small Businesses: Preliminary Observations on Verification Program Progress and Challenges. GAO-16-179T [testimony] 

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institut Français des Relations Internationals (IFRI)

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, November 5, 2015 
o    Tanzania Votes: Elections Annulled in Zanzibar
o    Africa and India: Relations in a New Phase

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report: October 27 - November 2, 2015 
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: October 23 - November 1, 2015 
·         Russian Military Activity

Institute of Development Studies

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
·         Malaise in Maldives 

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, November 2, 2015, v. 15, no. 21 
o    Brief: Fifth Plenum Announces End to One-Child Policy
o    Xi Jinping Consolidates Power While Presiding Over Tilt Toward Ultra-Conservative Ideals
o    Building a Credible Arsenal: China’s Improved ICBMs
o    Ruling the PLA According to Law: An Oxymoron?
o    Xi’s Blue Helmets: Chinese Peacekeeping in Context

Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA)

Korea Institute for National Unification

Lowy Institute for International Relations

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

National Intelligence University
·         Africa Research Initiative 

National Security Archive
·         The ABLE ARCHER 83 Sourcebook 

NATO Defense College

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Office of the US Trade Representative
·         Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) 

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)
·         Peace and Stability Journal, November 2015, v. 6, no. 1 
o    Challenges in Vietnam's Pandemic Prevention Program
o    Expansive Role for UN Peace-keepers in Anti-Terrorism Operations
o    INCA: Creating an Opportunity for Shared Responsibility

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Ponemon Institute

Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS)

·         The Impact of Sanctions Relief on Iran [testimony] 

Royal Danish Defense College

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Simons Center
·         Countering Cyber Extremism 

Small Wars Journal
·         A Tale of Two Afghan Armies 
·         They and There 

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         SIGAR-16-2-SP - DOD’s Compressed Natural Gas Filling Station in Afghanistan: An Ill-Conceived $43 Million Project 

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transnational Institute
·         The Bioeconomy: A Primer 

Transparency International UK

UK House of Commons

Union of Concerned Scientists
·         Bad Math on New Nuclear Weapons 

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission
·         Trade Bulletin, November 2015 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House
·         Modernizing Federal Cybersecurity 
·         National Space Weather Action Plan 
·         National Space Weather Strategy 
·         The Trans-Pacific Partnership 

William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies

Wilson Center
·         Arms Control in Cyberspace 

World Bank

Wounded Warrior Project