Monday, February 8, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 02-05-2016

38 North

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, January 2016, v.23, no. 1 
o    Update: Malaria, U.S. Armed Forces, 2015
o    Durations of service until first and recurrent episodes of clinically significant back pain, active component military members: changes among new accessions to service since calendar year 2000
o    Surveillance snapshot: Responses to questions about back pain in post-deployment health assessment questionnaires, U.S. Armed Forces, 2005-2014
o    Deployment-related conditions of special surveillance interest

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         North Korea Did It Again 

Berkman Center for Internet & Society


Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Center for American Progress

Center for Global Development
·         The New Role of the World Bank 

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #15 - The threat to China’s security isn’t THAAD, it’s North Korea 
·         PacNet #14 - The Japan-Korea Comfort Women Deal: This Is Only the Beginning 
·         PacNet #13R - Response to PacNet #13 “Here We Go Again!” 
·         PacNet #10A-R - Response to PacNet #10A “What is North Korea Up to with Its Fourth Nuclear Test?” 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael  - Netherlands Institute of International Relations
·         The New Criminal Powers 

College of Europe

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee
·         Military Treatment Facilities 

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Turkey: Political Trends in 2016 

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee
·         FISA Amendments Act 

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space & Technology Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. House. Veterans' Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Situation in Afghanistan 

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Budget and Economic Data [website] 

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Cleaning Up U.S. Cyberspace 
·         Preventive Priorities Survey: 2016  

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-16-19 DHS' Oversight of Its Workforce Training Needs Improvement 

Department of State

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         War of Words: Saudi Arabia v Iran 

European Parliament

European Policy Centre

European Union - Directorate-General for Research and Innovation
·         State of the Innovation Union 2015 

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Paradoxes of the Gray Zone 

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Foundation for Strategic Research

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

German Council on Foreign Relations

German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         Russia’s Long War on Ukraine 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Building Partner Capacity: U.S. Agencies Can Improve Monitoring of Counter-Firearms Trafficking Efforts in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico. GAO-16-235 
·         Coast Guard Acquisitions: Enhanced Oversight of Testing Could Benefit National Security Cutter Program and Future DHS Acquisitions.  GAO-16-314T [testimony] 
·         Disaster Response: FEMA Has Made Progress Implementing Key Programs, but Opportunities for Improvement Exist. GAO-16-87  
·         Federal Emergency Management Agency: Strengthening Regional Coordination Could Enhance Preparedness Efforts. GAO-16-38  
·         Nuclear Weapons: NNSA Has a New Approach to Managing the B61-12 Life Extension, but a Constrained Schedule and Other Risks Remain. GAO-16-218 
·         State Marijuana Legalization: DOJ Should Document Its Approach to Monitoring the Effects of Legalization. GAO-16-1 

Harvard Law School
·         National Security Journal, 2016, v. 7, no. 1 
o    Intelligence Communities, Peer Constraints and the Law
o    Article 234 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: The Overlooked Linchpin for Achieving Safety and Safety in the U.S. Arctic?
o    Clearing the Air Above the East China Sea: The Primary Elements of Aircraft Defense Identification Zones
o    Terrorism2.0: The Rise of the Civilitary Battlefield
o    Coming to Terms with Secret Law

Heritage Foundation

High Level Military Group

Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC)
·         HDIAC Journal, February 2016, v. 2, no. 4 
o    Alternative Energy: Increased Options for Biofuel Production Using Yeast
o    Technical Inquiry Highlight: Pipeline Surveillance Using UAVs
o    Communicating in Remote Areas or Disaster Situations Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
o    The Drinkable Book

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute of International Affairs (Instituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report: January 26 - February 1, 2016  
·         Russia Security Update: January 26 - February 2, 2016  
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria:  January 26 - February 1, 2016   

Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA)
·         Tactical Cyber Intelligence 

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, February 4.2106, v. 14, no. 3 
o    Growing Evidence of Islamic State in Pakistan
o    The Islamic State's Targeting Strategy in Egypt
o    Uyghur Militants in Syria: the Turkish Connection

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

Korea Institute for National Unification

Migration Policy Institute

National Academies Press

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

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence
·         Anti-Forensic Study 

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors
·         A New Start for Social Europe 

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

Oxfam Policy & Practice
·         Companion Guide to Resilience 

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
·         Russian Doping in Sports 

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Project 2049 Institute


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies


Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         The Strategy of Hybrid Warfare 

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Transatlantic Academy
·         Russia’s Long War On Ukraine 

Transnational Institute

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

University of Pennsylvania

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

Wilson Center

World Bank