Monday, December 28, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 12-25-2015

38 North
·        A New ICBM for North Korea? 

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Armament Research Services

Asia Foundation

Asian Development Bank

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Australian National University – Strategic & Defence Studies Centre

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)



Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for Energy Governance and Security

Center for Global Development

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·        PacNet #87 - For the US and Vietnam, a Moral and Strategic Imperative 

Centre for Security Governance

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Council on Foreign Affairs

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·        OIG 16-16: The Secret Service Did Not Identify Best Practices and Lessons Learned from the 2011 White House Shooting Incident 

EastWest Institute

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Parliamentary Research Service

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

French Institute of International Relations


German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·        Civilian and Contractor Workforces: Complete Information Needed to Assess DOD's Progress for Reductions and Associated Savings. GAO-16-172 
·        Defense Logistics: DOD Has Addressed Most Reporting Requirements and Continues to Refine Its Asset Visibility Strategy. GAO-16-88 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Institute for the Study of War
·        Control of Terrain in Syria: December 23, 2015 
·        Iraq Situation Report: December 15-21, 2015 
·        ISIS Sanctuary: December 21, 2015 
·        Ramadi Control Map, December 22, 2015 
·        Russia Security Update: December 15-22, 2015 
·        Russian Airstrikes in Syria: December 13 - 21, 2015 
·        S-400 Missile Radius Map 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

Intelligence and National Security Alliance
·        Tactical Cyber Intelligence 

International Assessment and Strategy Center

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Centre for Defense and Security

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·        China Brief, December 21, 2015, v. 15, no. 24  
o   Waking Up? China Moves on Environmental Issues at Paris Summit
o   China’s Draft Cybersecurity Law
o   The Latest Indication of the PLA’s Network Warfare Strategy?
o   New Tensions, Old Problems on the Sino-Indian Border
o   Mapping China’s Small Arms Trade: China’s Illicit Domestic Gun Trade

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·        Joint Pub 3-09 DOCNET Course, Joint Fire Support, December 2015 

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)

Lowy Institute for International Relations

National Academies Press

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Oxfam Policy & Practice

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)


Small Wars Journal

Strategic Studies Institute

Transnational Institute

UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)
·        UNHCR Mid-Year Trends 2015 

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

US Treasury Department

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

Wilson Center