Sunday, February 22, 2015

Friday's Miscellany 02-20-2015

38 North

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Army War College Press

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council
·         Breaking the Cyber-Sharing Logjam 

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs


Business Executives for National Security (BENS)

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)
·         After America, Canada’s Moment?  

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for a New American Security

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
·         Global Flashpoints 2015 
·         PacNet #12 - Thailand’s Downward Spiral 
·         PacNet #11 - Abbott, Abe, and Those Submarines 

Center for Terrorism and Security Studies
·         Perspectives on Terrorism, February 2015, v. 9, no. 1 
o    Measuring the Effectiveness of Israel’s ‘Targeted Killing’ Campaign
o    Straight From the Horse’s Mouth: Exploring Deradicalization Claims of Former Egyptian Militant Leaders
o    Terrorism, Communication and New Media: Explaining Radicalization in the Digital Age
o    Constructing Cyberterrorism as a Security Threat: a Study of International News Media Coverage
o    Although the (Dis-)Believers Dislike it: a Backgrounder on IS Hostage Videos – August - December 2014
o    When Terrorists and Target Governments Cooperate: the Case of Syria
o    “I’m down for a Jihad”: How 100 Years of Gang Research can inform the Study of Terrorism, Radicalization and Extremism 
o    Terrorism in, or originating from, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Russia (Part 1)
o    Bibliography: Foreign Fighters of Terrorism

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House
·         Future Trends in the Gulf 

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Health Care and the Federal Budget 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of State

Department of the Navy
·         OPNAV Instruction 3050.27 - Force Structure Assessments 

East-West Center

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Parliament

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Foundation for Strategic Research (Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Center on Cooperative Security


Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Contingency Contracting: Contractor Personnel Tracking System Needs Better Plans and Guidance. GAO-15-250 
·         Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board: Improvements Needed to Strengthen Internal Control and Promote Transparency. GAO-15-181 
·         Flood Insurance: Status of FEMA's Implementation of the Biggert-Waters Act, as Amended. GAO-15-178 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

IBM Center for the Business of Government

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         Peace and Security Council Report No 66 

Institute for Social Policy

Institute for Strategic Dialogue

Institute of the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report
·         ISIS Global INTSUM 
·         Syria Situation Report: February 10-17, 2015 
·         Ukraine Crisis Update: February 19, 2015 

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, February 20, 2015, v. 15, no. 4 
o    Dispatch from Beijing: PLA Writings on the New Silk Road
o    The Wolves of Zhurihe: China’s OPFOR Comes of Age
o    “Serve in a Company” and “Switch Posts”: Mix of Old and New in Recent PLA Personnel Policies
o    Without Lips Teeth Feel the Cold? Chinese Support for Russia in the Ukraine Crisis
o    “Hope” versus “Hype”: Reforms in China’s Free Trade Zones
·         Terrorism Monitor, February 20, 2015, v. 13, no. 4 
o    Islamic State Spurs Increased Jihadist Activity in Australia
o    ‘Fight Them Until There Is No Fitnah’: The Islamic State’s War With al-Qaeda
o    Islamic State Loots Archaeological Sites for Cash

Kapersky Lab

Korea Institute for National Unification

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2015 [updated February 21, 2015

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Manhattan Institute

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

Muslim Council of Britain
·         British Muslims in Numbers 
o    Infographic 

National Bureau of Asian Research

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

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peace Research Institute Oslo
·         Partnership of Contrarians 

Perth USAsia Centre

Pew Research Center Internet, Science & Tech
·         How Scientists Engage the Public 


Quilliam Foundation

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Santa Clara University
·         Santa Clara Law Review, 2015, v. 54, no. 4 
o    Non-Content is Not Non-Sensitive: Moving Beyond the Content/Non-Content Distinction
o    The Notice Paradox: Secret Surveillance, Criminal Defendants, & the Right to Notice
o    Do Modern Americans Have Fourth Amendment Protection?
o    Hybrid Business Organizations: Reconcililng Fiduciary Duty, Profit, and Social Purpose
o    Title VII Transitions: Recognizing an Identity Inclusive Theory of Sex-Based Discrimination

Second Line of Defense

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

Stanley Foundation

Stimson Center

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
·         Western Arms Exports to China 

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
·         Prospects for Iran's New Direction 

UK Parliament House of Lords

United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

White House

Wilson Center