Monday, December 14, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 12-11-2015

38 North

Afghanistan Analysts Network

Air University Press

American Enterprise Institute
·         Argentina’s Road to Recovery 

Amnesty International

Army War College
·         Parameters, Autumn 2015, v. 45, no. 3 
o    Soldiers Fighting Alone: The Wars of the Market-Security State
o    Civil-Military Relations: The Role of Military Leaders in Strategy Making
o    The Centurion Mindset and the Army's Strategic Leader Paradigm
o    Arming Our Allies: The Case for Offensive Capabilities
o    Understanding Coercive Gradualism
o    Dealing with Uncertainty in Strategic Decision-making
o    Understanding Groupthink: The Case of Operation Market Garden
o    Order and Counter-Order: The European System and Russia
o    Expanding the Rebalance: Confronting China in Latin America

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Asian Development Bank

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Berkman Center on Internet & Society



CATO Institute
·         Fiscal Imbalance: A Primer 

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Complex Operations (CCO)
·         PRISM, 2015, v. 5, no. 4 
o    Colombia Back from the Brink: From Failed State to Exporter of Security
o    Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle:  A Leap Towards Ensuring Regional Security
o    Change and Adaptation: Changes in the Western Hemisphere and Beyond
o    De-Militarizing Civilian Security in Mexico and the Northern Triangle
o    A Critical Juncture for Security and Human Rights
o    Insecurity and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
o    United States policy in the Hemisphere: Influencing the State and Beyond
o    After the Negotiations: How Reconstruction Teams Can Build a Stronger Peace in Colombia
o    Russia in Latin America: A Strategic Analysis
o    Iranian and Hezbollah Operation in South America: Then and Now
o    Transnational Organized Crime: An Insidious Threat to US National Security Interests
o    Illicit Networks: Rethinking the Systemic Risk in Latin America
o    The Rise of Militias in Mexico: Citizens’ Security or Further Conflict Escalation?
o    The Evolving Transnational Crime-Terrorism Nexus in Peru and its Strategic Relevance for the U.S. and the Region
o    An Interview with General John Kelly

Center for Global Development

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest 2015, No. 176:Russia and the Baltics/Poland 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Government-Sponsored Patent Pools 
·         PacNet #84 - The ROK Adrift? Not Quite 
·         PacNet #83 - Thailand Tilts Toward China to Ease US Pressure 

Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations
·         The European Asscher Agenda 

Combat Studies Institute Press

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Congress. House. Veterans' Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science,  & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Cleaning Up U.S. Cyberspace 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         Women in Service Studies 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-16-02  The FPS Vehicle Fleet is Not Managed Effectively 

Department of State

Department of Veterans Affairs
·         Report No. 14-02576-40 Healthcare Inspection: Point of Care Testing Program Concerns Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center Cleveland, Ohio 
·         Report No. 14-01910-459 Healthcare Inspection: Quality of Care Concerns at a Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program VA Maryland Health Care System Baltimore, Maryland 
·         Report No. 15-00628-49 Combined Assessment Program Review of the Salem VA Medical Center Salem, Virginia 

Dispatches from Pinehurst

East West Center

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         20 Years On: Rethinking Schengen 
·         The Climate-energy Nexus 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, December 2015 
o    The FBI’s National Data Exchange (N-DEx)
o    Human Factors in Law Enforcement Leadership
o    Police Chaplains: An Integral Part of Law Enforcement
o    Leadership Spotlight – A System Focus

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

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

Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
·         Security Sector Reform Programming 

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Center on Cooperative Security

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Army Corps of Engineers: Actions Needed to Improve Cost Sharing for Dam Safety Repairs. GAO-16-106 
·         Aviation Finance: Observations on the Effects of Budget Uncertainty on FAA. GAO-16-198R 
·         Climate Information: A National System Could Help Federal, State, Local, and Private Sector Decision Makers Use Climate Information. GAO-16-37 
·         Defense Transportation: DOD Needs to Improve the Evaluation of Safety and Performance Information for Carriers Transporting Security-Sensitive Materials. GAO-16-82 
·         Emergency Preparedness:  Opportunities Exist to Strengthen Interagency Assessments and Accountability for Closing Capability Gaps. GAO-15-20 
·         Government Efficiency and Effectiveness: Implementing GAO Recommendations Can Achieve Financial Benefits and Strengthen Government Performance. GAO-16-272T [testimony] 
·         Nuclear Weapons Sustainment: Improvements Made to Budget Estimates Report, but Opportunities Remain to Further Enhance Transparency. GAO-16-23 

Henley Putnam University
·         Journal of Strategic Security, Winter 2015, v. 8, no. 4 
o    Using the Oldest Military Force for the Newest National Defense
o    Deterring and Dissuading Cyberterrorism
o    How Power-Laws Re-Write The Rules Of Cyber Warfare
o    Best Practices for Operating Government-Industry Partnerships in Cyber Security
o    The Grand Strategy of Nonstate Actors: Theory and Implications
o    The Influence of U.S. Strategic Culture on Innovation and Adaptation in the U.S. Army
o    ISAF'S Afghan Truck Drivers: The Overlooked Counterinsurgency Population

Heritage Foundation

Homeland Security Studies & Analysis Institute (HSSAI)

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, December 10 ,2015 
o    A Deadly "Rebellion Without a Cause" in the DRC
o    A Turning Point for Burkina FASO?

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Security Studies

Institute for the Study of War
·         Control Map of Ramadi: December 9, 2015 
·         Iraq Situation Report: December 3 - 7, 2015 
·         Russia Security Update: December 1- 9, 2015 
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria
o    December 3-12,2015 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
·         NATO Towards Warsaw 2016 Summit 

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, December 7, 2015, v. 15, no. 23 
o    Su-35 Purchase: Evidence of Sino-Russian Relations’ Weakness or Strength?
o    China’s Anti-Graft Campaign in Review
o    Three Scenarios for Understanding Changing PLA Activity in Cyberspace
o    From Academia to Politics: When Scholars Rule China
o    China’s Emerging “Af-Pak” Dilemma

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 3-68, Noncombatant Evacuation Operations, 18 November 2015 
·         Joint Pub 3-61, Public Affairs, 17 November 2015 

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)

Law Library of Congress, Global Legal Research Center

Lowy Institute for International Relations
·         Russia’s Asian Rebalance 

National Academies Press

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

NATO Defense College

New America Foundation
·         Islamic State vs. Al-Qaeda 

Observer Research Foundation

Oxford Research Group

PEN American Center

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)
·         Measuring Environmental Inequality 

·         The Army's Local Economic Effects 
o    Appendix B, Volume I: Alabama Through Minnesota 
o    Appendix B, Volume II: Mississippi Through Wyoming 
·         The Role of Oil in ISIL Finances 

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal
·         Coca Cola, Allies and Terror 
·         A Distant Christmas 

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Treatment Advocacy Center

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Is There a 'Moderate' Islam? 

White House
·         Address to the Nation by the President   

White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA)

Wilson Center

World Bank