Monday, January 25, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 01-21-2016

38 North

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 45, January 2016: Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence 

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for Global Development

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest (RAD), No. 178: US-Russian Relation

Center for Strategic &International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #9 - Keep the Diplomatic Truce! 
·         PacNet #8 - The Taiwan Elections: Don't Expect a US Policy Change 
·         PacNet #7 - Islamic State Branches in Southeast Asia 
·         Power and Authority in Morocco 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, v. 9, no. 1January 2016 
o    The Global Terror Threat in 2016: A Forecast
o    A View from the CT Foxhole: An Interview with Richard Walton, Head, Counter Terrorism Command, London Metropolitan Police
o    Hezbollah’s Calculus after the Iran Nuclear Deal
o    Al-Qa`ida and the Islamic State Benefit as Yemen War Drags On
o    The Islamic State and WMD: Assessing the Future Threat
o    The Hotel Attacks and Militant Realignment in the Sahara-Sahel Region
o    The Jakarta Attack and the Islamic State Threat to Indonesia

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
·         The Middle East After the JCPOA 

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         China's Environmental Crisis 
·         Defeating ISIS  
·         Global Conflict Tracker 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Directive 4715.21 - Climate Change Adaption and Resilience 
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of State

East Asia Institute

Egmont Institute

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies
·         LAC’s Insecure Economies 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

French Institute of International Relations

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)

Global Center on Cooperative Security

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Border Security: Actions Needed by DHS to Address Long-Standing Challenges in Planning for a Biometric Exit System. GAO-16-358T [testimony] 
·         Federal Research Opportunities: DOE, DOD, and HHS Need Better Guidance for Participant Activities. GAO-16-128 
·         Foreign Assistance: USAID Venture Capital Approach Relies on Evidence of Results but Could Strengthen Collaboration among Similar Programs. GAO-16-142 
·         Offshore Oil and Gas Resources: Actions Needed to Better Protect Against Billions of Dollars in Federal Exposure to Decommissioning Liabilities. GAO-16-40 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Hudson Institute
·         Oil and World Power 

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         Salim Ahmed Salim: Son of Africa 

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report: January 12 - 19, 2016 
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria

Institute of Development Studies

Institute of International Affairs

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, January 22, 2016, v. 14, no. 2 
o    The Maldives: Losing a Tourist Paradise to Terrorism
o    Turkey’s Dance with the Islamic State
o    Unwanted Ally: Hezbollah’s War against the Islamic State

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 1-06, Financial Management Support to Joint Operations, 11 January 2016 
·         Joint Pub 3-34, Joint Engineer Operations, 06 January 2016 

Korea Institute for National Unification

Migration Policy Institute

National Academies Press

National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center
·         ICS-CERT Monitor, November/December 2015 

National Science Board

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Oxfam Policy & Practice

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Polish Institute of International Affairs


Small Wars Journal

Stanley Foundation

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute

Transatlantic Academy
·         Dealing with the Russia Challenge 
·         Russia’s Military On the Rise? 

Transnational Institute
·         State of Power 2016 

UK House of Commons

UN Development Programme (UNDP)
·         Human Development Report 2015 

UN Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

US Marine Corps (USMC)
·         Marine Aviation Plan 2016 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Washington Post
·         Hazard From Above: Drone Crash Database [updated January 19, 2016] 

White House
·         Statement by the President on Iran 

Wilson Center
·         MENA Women Quarterly Report (October-December2015

Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control