Monday, December 7, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 12-4-2015

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, November 2015, v. 22, no. 11 
o    Rates of acute respiratory illnesses of infectious and allergic etiologies after permanent changes of duty assignments, active component, U.S. Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps, January 2005–September 2015
o    Completeness and timeliness of reporting of notifiable medical conditions, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2008–2014
o    Deployment-Related Conditions of Special Surveillance Interest

Army Research Laboratory (ARL)

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council
·         ISIS War Game III: The Final Phase 

Australian National University – Strategic & Defence Studies Centre

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
·         Why Dublin "Doesn't Work" 

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Bipartisan Policy Center

Brennan Center for Justice

Brookings Institute
·         Shale gas in Algeria: No Quick Fix 

CATO Institute

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Center for Complex Operations (CCO)
·         PRISM, 2015, v. 5, no. 3 
o    The Limits of Sovereignty: The Case of Mass Atrocity Crimes
o    The Backlash Against Nation-Building
o    The Art of Strategy Creation for Complex Situations
o    Golden Opportunities for Civilian Power
o    An Israeli Approach to Deterring Terrorism
o    Reforming Myanmar’s Military
o    The Advance of Radical Populist Doctrine in Latin America
o    Colombia: A Political Economy of War to an Inclusive Peace
o    An Easier Service: Is DoD getting good value from humanitarian operations?
o    The NATO Campaign in Afghanistan: Comparisons with the Experience in Colombia
o    Shock Without Awe: Military Lessons of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands         

Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute

Center for European Policy Analysis

Center for Global Development

Center for International Policy
·         A Compass for Colombia Policy 

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)
·         Deploying Beyond Their Means 
·         Briefing slides 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #82 - The Media got the 3rd ADMM-Plus Wrong 

Centre for European Reform
·         Britain, Immigration and Brexit 

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee
·         Examining Invasive Species Policy 

Congress. House. Science, Space & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee 
·         Acquisition Reform: Next Steps 

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee
·         Agency Use of Administrative Leave 

Congress. Senate. Senator Lankford

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Venezuela's Economic Fractures 
·         Understanding Myanmar 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         Women in Service Review

Department of State

East West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Enough Project

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Parliamentary Research Center

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center (ESISC)

European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for Defense Democracies (FDD)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Geneva Centre for Security Policy

George Washington University

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)
·         Russian Energy Policies Revisited 

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Afghanistan: State and USAID Should Evaluate Actions Taken to Mitigate Effects of Attrition among Local Staff. GAO-16-100 
·         Asylum: Additional Actions Needed to Assess and Address Fraud Risks. GAO-16-50 
·         Centers of Excellence: DOD and VA Need Better Documentation of Oversight Procedures. GAO-16-54 
·         Maritime Transportation: Implications of Using U.S. Liquefied-Natural-Gas Carriers for Exports. GAO-16-104 
·         Office of National Drug Control Policy: Lack of Progress on Achieving National Strategy Goals. GAO-16-257T [testimony] 

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

IJ Infinity Group
·         Infinity Journal, 2015, v. 5, no. 1 
·         The Post-Operational Level Age: The Operational Approach, Part 3
·         A Framework for Developing Military Strategists
·         How Should We Think about "Gary-Zone" Wars?
·         Israeli Policy, Strategy and the 2012 Eight-Day War
·         Land Power: More than Simply the Element of Decision
·         Strategic Theory and the Logic of Computational Modeling

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, December 3,2015 
o    Zimbabwe: Will Grace Mugabe Take Over From Her Husband?
o    Student Activism and the Cost of Education in South Africa

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Control Map of Ramadi: December 3, 2015 
·         Iraq Situation Report: November 20 - December 2, 2015 
·         ISIS's Campaign for Europe 
·         A Political Settlement in Syria? 
·         Russia Security Update: November 25- December 1, 2015 
·         Russia's False Narrative in Syria: December 1, 2015 
·         Russian Strikes in Syria

Institute of Development Studies

Institute of International Relations

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
·         Energy Union Watch, No. 2 (September-November 2015) 

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

International Centre for Defense and Security

International Centre for the Study of Radicalization

International Crisis Group

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, December 3, 2015 , v. 13, no, 23 
o    Militant Islamists, Organized Crime and the Balkan Diaspora in Europe
o    Islamic State’s Sri Lankan Outreach
o    The Islamic State Strikes Again in France: A Tale of Two Omars

Kennedy Center for International Studies
·         Journal of International Organization Studies,  2015, v. 6, no. 2 
o    Holding International Governance to Account: Do Civil Society Organizations Have a Chance to Exert Accountability?
o    Cooperation or Clashes on 19th Street? Theorizing and Assessing IMF and World Bank Collaboration
o    Designing Cooperation among International Organizations: The Quest for Autonomy, the Dual-Consensus Rule, and Cooperation Failure
o    The Vote of Brazil in the United Nations Security Council (1942-2011) and the Role of Elected Members in the Decision-Making Process
o    From Washington Consensus to Flexible Keynesianism? The International Monetary Fund after the Financial Crisis

Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Korea Institute for National Unification

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Marine Corps University Middle East Studies
·         MES Insights, November 2015, v. 6, no. 6 
o    U.S. Democratization Efforts in the Broader Middle East

Migration Policy Institute

National Academies Press

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive

National Threat Assessment Center

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Observer Research Foundation

Omega Research Foundation
·         Tear Gassing By Remote Control 

Oxfam Policy & Practice

Oxford Research Group

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Journalism & Media

Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

·         Demystifying the Citizen Soldier 

Royal Danish Defense College

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis (CTTA), v. 7, no.10 

Small Arms Survey
·         Small Arms Survey 2015 

Small Wars Journal
·         A Distant Christmas 
·         Reevaluating General Order 1X 

Smart Growth America
·         Building Resilient States: A Framework for Agencies (October 2015) 

Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
·         The Gray Zone [white paper] 

Stanley Foundation

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute  (CSSI)

Transparency International

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

United States Studies Centre (USSC)

White House
·         FACT SHEET: Visa Waiver Program Enhancements 
·         WEEKLY ADDRESS: We Will Not Be Terrorized 

Wilson Center

Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control