Monday, February 15, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 02-12-2016

38 North

Afghanistan Analysts Network

Air University Press

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council
·         Enhanced Defense Cooperation 

Australian National University – Strategic & Defence Studies Centre

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Berkman Center on Internet & Society


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security

Center for Immigration Studies

Center for International Policy

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Korea Chair Monitor, January 28 - February 10, 2016, v. 4, no. 2 
·         PacNet #19 - A Tipping Point for the Mekong 
·         PacNet #18 - The Current and Future of Vietnam – US Defense Relations 
·         PacNet #17 - China’s Resurgence and Its Effects on Transatlantic Relations 
·         PacNet #16 - North Korea Missile Launch: What Comes Next? 
·         PacNet #14R - Response to PacNet #14 “The Japan-Korea Comfort Women Deal: This is Only the Beginning” 

Center for the Study of Intelligence
·         Studies in Intelligence, December 2015, v. 59, no. 4 
o    The Case for Using Robots in Intelligence Analysis
o    Bitter Memories: The Fall of Saigon, April 1975
o    The Intelligence Role in Counterinsurgency: Proposed Planning Guide in Four Phases of “National Liberation” Wars
o    Learning from World War II Special Operations

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Centre for Conflict Resolution

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation
·         Is Indonesia the Next China? 

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Combat Studies Institute Press

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy and Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         The Global Zika Epidemic 
·         Jordan: A Key U.S. Partner 

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Worldwide Threats 

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Abenomics and the Japanese Economy 
·         The Zika Virus 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Justice

Department of National Intelligence (DNI)

Department of State
·         Boko Haram and Its Regional Impact 

Department of the Treasury

East West Center

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Scrambling for the Indian Ocean 

European Leadership Network
·         Is Trident Safe from Cyber Attack? 

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, February 2016 
o    Law Enforcement Organizations: Possibilities and Challenges for the Future
o    When Does Handcuffing Constitute Custody for Purposes of Miranda?
o    Burglary: Its Drain on the Public
o    Emulating Lincoln

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Follyanna?
·         Getting Serious about North Africa  

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

German Council on Foreign Relations

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)

Global ECCO
·         Combating Terrorism Exchange (CTX), February 2016, v. 6, no. 1 
o    Analysis from the Edge: Information Paralysis and Decision Making in Complexity
o    The US-Led Coalition against ISIS: Strategic Difficulties and Political Will
o    Language Skills for the Special Forces Operator: Access and Information in the African Permissive Environment
o    Siding with the Egg
o    Trying to Work Smarter: Fusion Tools for a Small SOF TF Staff
o    THE CTAP INTERVIEW The Return of the Zarqawists: How to Deal with the Islamic State Movement
o    THE WRITTEN WORD Not Your Dad’s Al Qaeda

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Biosurveillance: Ongoing Challenges and Future Considerations for DHS Biosurveillance Efforts. GAO-16-413T [testimony] 
·         DOD and Coast Guard: Actions Needed to Increase Oversight and Management Information on Hazing Incidents Involving Servicemembers. GAO-16-226   
·         Federal Aviation Administration: Preliminary Observations of Potential Air Traffic Control Restructuring Transition Issues. GAO-16-386R 
·         Rare Earth Materials: Developing a Comprehensive Approach Could Help DOD Better Manage National Security Risks in the Supply Chain. GAO-16-161 
·         Veterans' Health Care: Preliminary Observations on VHA's Claims Processing Delays and Efforts to Improve the Timeliness of Payments to Community Providers. GAO-16-380T [Testimony] 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses
·         Africa Watch: February 9, 2016 
o    Prospects for Free and Fair Elections in the DRC in 2016
o    Zanzibar Election Crisis Continues

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Besieged and Hard-to-Reach Regions in Syria: February 12, 2016 
·         Iraq Control of Terrain Map: February 9, 2016 
·         Iraq Situation Report: February 2 - 11, 2016 
·         The Russian Air Campaign in Aleppo 
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: January 29 - February 7, 2016 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group
·         Yemen: Is Peace Possible? 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, February 8, 2016, v. 16, no. 3 
o    In A Fortnight: North Korean Nuclear Test, Satellite Launch Increase Sino-Korean Tensions
o    Xi’s Obsession with “Cultural Renaissance” Raises Fears of Another Cultural Revolution
o    The PLA’s New Organizational Structure: What is Known, Unknown and Speculation (Part 1)
o    The Strategic Support Force: China’s Information Warfare Service
o    DPP-Dominated Taiwanese Legislature Begins Session

Lowy Institute

Migration Policy Institute

MITRE Corporation

National Academies Press

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
·         Ties that Bind: The Emerging Regional Security Complex in the Arctic             

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peace Research Institute Oslo

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB)
·         Recommendations Assessment Report 


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Small Arms Survey

Small  Wars Journal
·         Innovating the Right Way 
·         SOF’s Cyber FRINGE 

Stanley Foundation

Stimson Center

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

White House
·         FACT SHEET: Cybersecurity National Action Plan 
·         FACT SHEET: Unprecedented U.S.-ASEAN Relations 

World Bank
·         International Debt Statistics 2016