Sunday, March 6, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 03-04-2016

38 North
·         UNSCR 2270: A Conundrum for Russia 

Air Force STSC
·         CrossTalk, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering,  March/April  2016, v. 29, no.2  
o    Addressing Narrowing Cyber Workforce Gaps with Intrusion Detection and Response Automation
o    People-driven Process-enabled Software Development: A 21st Century Imperative
o    Developer Training: Recognizing the Problems and Closing the Gaps
o    Building and Operating a Software Security Awareness and Role-Based Training Program
o    Strategic Human Resource Management of Government Defense R&D Organizations
o    PixelCAPTCHA: A Unicode Based CAPTCHA Scheme

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Armament Research Services

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 46, March 2016: Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence 

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, February 2016, v. 23, no. 2 
o    Editorial: What's old is new again: syphilis in the U.S. Army
o    Use of quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine and the prevalence of antibodies to vaccine-targeted strains among female service members before and after vaccination
o    Brief report: Human papillomavirus (HPV) 6, 11, 16, and 18 seroprevalence among males and females entering military service during 2011-2012
o    Sexually transmitted infections in U.S. Air Force recruits in basic military training
o    Incident and recurrent Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2010-2014
o    Incidence of Chlamydia trachomatis infections and screening compliance, U.S. Army active duty females under 25 years of age, 2011-2014
o    Brief report: Associations between antecedent bacterial vaginosis and incident chlamydia and gonorrhea diagnoses, U.S. Army females, 2006-2012

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Libya: The Next Frontier? 

Berghof Conflict Research

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

Brookings Institution

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Complex Operations (CCO)
·         Prism, 2016, v. 6, no. 1 
o    All the Elements of National Power
o    Inclusive Security: NATO Adapts and Adopts
o    Inclusive Security and Peaceful Societies: Exploring the Evidence
o    Integrating Gender Perspectives within the Department of Defense
o    Female Citizen Soldiers and Airmen: Key Contributors to Worldwide Peace and Security
o    Inclusive Security for the Muslim World
o    Gender Perspectives and Military Effectiveness: Implementing UNSCR 1325 and the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
o    Women Warriors: Why the Robotics Revolution Changes the Combat Equation
o    Women as Symbols and Swords in Boko Haram’s Terror
o    We Are Not Helpless: Addressing Structural Gender Inequality in Post-Conflict Societies
o    The Secret Driving Force Behind Mongolia’s Successful Democracy
o    Engendering Responses to Complex Emergencies: Lessons from South Sudan
o    Innovation in the Prevention of the Use of Child Soldiers: Women in the Security Sector
o    Brazil and UN Security Council Resolution 1325: Progress and Challenges of the Implementation Process
o    Inclusive Political Settlements New Insights from Yemen’s National Dialogue

Center for Global Development

Center for Infrastructure Protection & Homeland Security
·         CIP Report, January/February 2016 
·         Successes in Public-Private Partnerships Contribute to Private Sector Resilience

Center for International Policy

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         A Nuclear Deal for Pakistan? 

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #23 - Australia’s 2016 Defense White Paper: Forward Funded Defense 

Center for the Study of the Drones

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

Centre for Conflict Resolution

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

College of Europe

Congress. House Armed Services Committee
·         World Wide Threats 

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee
·         Disrupter Series: Wearable Devices 

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee
·         Geolocation Technology and Privacy 

Congress. House. Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Technology Committee

Congress. Foreign Relations Committee
·         The Path Forward in Libya 

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Council of Economic Advisers

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of State

Egmont Institute

Enough Project
·         Dodd-Frank 1502: Impact Update 

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Parliamentary Research Service

European Policy Centre

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Geneva Centre for Security Policy
·         The Islamic State in 214 Seconds [video] 

German Council on Foreign Relations

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)
·         The Paris Agreement 2015 

German Institute of Global and Area Studies

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Emerging Infectious Diseases: Preliminary Observations on the Zika Virus Outbreak. GAO-16-470T [testimony] 
·         Explosives Detection Canines: TSA Has Enhanced Its Canine Program, but Opportunities May Exist to Reduce Costs. GAO-16-444T [testimony]  
·         Federal Health Care Center: VA and DOD Need to Address Ongoing Difficulties and Better Prepare for Future Integrations. GAO-16-280 
·         Immigration Detention: Additional Actions Needed to Strengthen Management and Oversight of Detainee Medical Care. GAO-16-231 
·         Modernizing the Nuclear Security Enterprise: NNSA's Budget Estimates Increased but May Not Align with All Anticipated Costs. GAO-16-290  
·         Navy and Coast Guard Shipbuilding: Navy Should Reconsider Approach to Warranties for Correcting Construction Defects. GAO-16-71 
·         Nonemergency Medical Transportation: Updated Medicaid Guidance Could Help States. GAO-16-238  
·         Southwest Border Security: Additional Actions Needed to Assess Resource Deployment and Progress. GAO-16-465T [testimony] 

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institution
·         China Leadership Monitor, Winter 2016, no. 49  
o    Chinese Views on Global Governance Since 2008–9: Not Much New
o    The “1992 Consensus” – Adapting to the Future?
o    China’s “Goldwater-Nichols”? The Long-Awaited PLA Reorganization Has Finally Arrived
o    Promoting “Young Guards”: The Recent High Turnover in the PLA Leadership (Part II: Expansion and Escalation)
o    Supply-side Structural Reform: Policy-makers Look For a Way Out
o    Projecting the Next Politburo Standing Committee

Hudson Institute
·         Inclusive Security for the Muslim World   
·         The Main Street Tax Plan  

Infinity Journal
·         The Journal of Military Operations, Winter 2016, v. 3, no. 2 
o    The Precision Engagement Gap
o    Making the Big Headquarters Better
o    The Operational: As Valid and as Dangerous as any Other Abstraction
o    International Law and the Counterinsurgent's Nightmare: A Sir Lankan Case Study
o    The Green Mountain Boys: Mentoring an Army from the Ground Up! The British Army & Afghan National Army (ANA) Experience 2006-2015

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Euphrates River Valley Activity: December 22, 2015 - March 2, 2016 
·         Iraq Situation Report: February 23 - 29, 2016 
·         ISIS in Southeast Asia: January 1- March 2, 2016 
·         ISIS Sanctuary Map: March 3, 2016 
·         ISIS's Regional Campaign: February 2016 
·         Russia Security Update: February 24-March 3, 2016 

Institute of Development Studies

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Centre for Defence and Security

International Crisis Group
·         Zimbabwe: Stranded in Stasis 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, March 4, 2016, v. 15, no. 5 
o    Pakistan: Militant Sympathies Among the Middle Class
o    Philippines: MILF Stays Clear of Security Forces During Mindanao Raid
o    Wilayat Khorasan Stumbles in Afghanistan
o    AQIM’s Resurgence: Responding to Islamic State

Kaspersky Lab, Inc.

Korea Institute for National Unification

Lowy Institute for International Relations


Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

Mitchell Institute

National Academies Press

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

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
·         China Security Report 2016 

National Security Archive
·         The Gorbachev File 

NATO Defense College

Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainment
·         The Off-Ramp with North Korea 

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
·         Bin Laden's Bookshelf 

Oxford Research Group

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Project on Middle East Political Science

RAND Corporation

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal

Transatlantic Academy
·         Russia’s Military: On the Rise? 

Transportation Research Board

Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         The State(s) of Ideology in Iran 

White House
·         WEEKLY ADDRESS: Degrading and Destroying ISIL 

Wilson Center