Monday, April 4, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 04-01-2016

38 North
·         The Real Economics of Kaesong 

Army Center of  Military History
·         Army History, Spring 2016  
o    Armor Goes to War: The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and the Vietnam War, December 1965 to December 1966
o    A Time for Digital Trumpets: Emerging Changes in Military Historical Tradecraft

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, March 2016, v. 23, no. 3 
o    The DoD Global, Laboratory-based, Influenza Surveillance Program: summary for the 2013-2014 influenza season
o    Correlation between antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli infections in hospitalized patients and rates of inpatient prescriptions for selected antimicrobial agents, Department of Defense hospitals, 2010-2014
o    Brief report: The epidemiology of herpes simplex virus type 2 infections in a large cohort of HIV-infected patients, 2006-2014
o    Update: Heat injuries, active component, U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, 2015
o    Update: Exertional rhabdomyolysis, active component, U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, 2011-2015
o    Update: Exertional hyponatremia, active component, U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, 2000-2015

Army War College
·         Parameters, Winter 2015-16, v. 45, no. 4 
o    Rethinking America's Grand Strategy: Insights from the Cold War
o    Landpower and American Credibility
o    To Win Wars, Correct the Army's Political Blind Spot
o    Will Army 2025 be a Military Profession?
o    America's All Volunteer Force: A Success?
o    The 'War' in Russia's 'Hybrid Warfare'
o    On Strategic Leadership: An Interview with David H. Petraeus, General (USA Retired)
o    The Utility of Nuclear Weapons Today: Two Views
o    On ”Expanding the Rebalance: Confronting China in Latin America”

Asian Development Bank

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian National University – Strategic & Defence Studies Centre

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
·         Putin's "Sacred Mission" in Syria 

Berkman Center on Internet & Society



Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
·         Great Expectations in Tunisia 

CATO Institute
·         Japan’s Security Evolution 

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Center for Global Development

Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)
·         Replacing HEU in Naval Reactors 

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         CSS Policy Perspectives Vol. 4/4, March 2016 - Nord Stream 2: Trust in Europe 
·         Russian Analytical Digest, No. 180: Economic Crisis  

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #33 - Japan’s Security Policy under Abe: Much Ado About Almost Nothing 
·         PacNet #32 - How China sees THAAD 
·         PacNet #31 - To Understand China’s Economic Signals, Start with the Four Comprehensives 

Center for the Study of Intelligence
·         Studies in Intelligence, March 2016, v. 60, no. 1 
o    Understanding and Creating Colocated, Cross-Functional Teams
o    Intelligence Support to Communications with US POWs in Vietnam
o    Transitioning into CIA: The Strategic Services Unit in Indonesia
o    The Intelligence Education of the First Head of CIA: Roscoe Hillenkoetter

Center for the Study of the Drone

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
·         Jurisdiction on the Internet 

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         National Defense Budget Estimates for FY 2017 (Green Book) 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of Justice Inspector General
·         Audit Division 16-16 Audit of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Aviation Operations with the Department of Defense in Afghanistan 

Department of State
o    Volume l    
o    Volume ll 

East-West Center

EU Directorate-General for External Policies
·         The Future of EU Defence Research 

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Chindia in Africa 

European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center (ESISC)

European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Flemish Peace Institute

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Djibouti is Jumping 

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)
·         Ukraine: Media in a Time of War 

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs.  GAO-16-329SP  
·         DOD Major Automated Information Systems: Improvements Can Be Made in Reporting Critical Changes and Clarifying Leadership Responsibility. GAO-16-336 
·         Homeland Security Acquisitions: DHS Has Strengthened Management, but Execution and Affordability Concerns Endure.  GAO-16-338SP 

Heritage Foundation

Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI)

Human Rights Watch

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

Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report: March 22 - 28, 2016 
·         ISIS's Regional Campaign: March 2016 
·         ISIS Sanctuary Map: March 31, 2016 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
·         Challenges of Identity and Issues 
·         Outlook for India’s Economy 2016 

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group
·         Chad: Between Ambition and Fragility 
·         Russia’s Choice in Syria 

International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Fiscal Multipliers for Brazil 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, March 28, 2016, v. 16, no. 6 
o    In a Fortnight: China-Indonesia Relations Heat Up Along the Third “Dash”
o    Beijing Ups the Ante in South China Sea Dispute with HQ-9 Deployment
o    China’s Fourth Evil: Drug Trafficking in the PRC
o    The Chinese People’s Armed Police in a Time of Armed Forces Restructuring
o    The Influence of Russian Military Reform on PLA Reorganization

·        Terrorism Monitor, April 1, 2016, v. 14, no. 7 
o   Finland Raises Terror Alert as Jihadist Scene Grows More Complex
o   Resurgent Taliban in Afghanistan’s North
o   Libya’s Political Turmoil Allows Islamic State to Thrive

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Force Quarterly (JFQ)  no. 81 (2nd Quarter, April 2016) 
o    Crafting and Managing Effects: The Evolution of the Profession of Arms
o    Errors in Strategic Thinking: Anti-Politics and the Macro Bias
o    Strategy 2.0: The Next Generation
o    Rediscovering the Art of Strategic Thinking: Developing 21st-Century Strategic Leaders
o    Strategic Agility: Theory and Practice
o    Sustaining the "New Norm" of Jointness
o    The Future of Senior Service College Education: Heed the Clarion Call
o    Officers Are Less Intelligent: What Does It Mean?
o    Fighting Ebola: An Interagency Collaboration Paradigm
o    Harnessing the Influence of Senior Enlisted Leaders
o    Cheap Technology Will Challenge U.S. Tactical Dominance
o    The Missing Lever: A Joint Military Advisory Command for Partner-Nation Engagement
o    Back to Basics on Hybrid Warfare in Europe: A Lesson from the Balkans
o    Economic Development in Counterinsurgency: Building a Stable Second Pillar
o    Defense Entrepreneurship: How to Build Institutions for Innovation Inside the Military
o    If We Fight Joint, Shouldn't Our History Reflect That?
o    Interorganizational Cooperation III of III: The Joint Force Perspective
o    Thoughts on Force Protection

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)
·         Understanding IRAN 

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2016 [updated March 29, 2016

McAfee Labs

Middle East Studies, Marine Corps University
·         MES Insights, March 2016, v. 7, no. 2 
o    Was the Egyptian Coup "Exceptional"?
o    JCPOA [Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action] and Future of US-Iran Relations

Migration Policy Institute

Mitchell Institute


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

National Defense University Press
·         National Security Reform and the 2016 Election           

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive
·         Cyber Vault 

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

NATO Defense College
·         NATO and Asia-Pacific 

Nautilus Institute

Oxford Research Group

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Project on Middle East Political Science


Rethink Institute
·         Turkey As Viewed From Central Asia 

Sandia National Laboratories

SEARCH and the National Center for State Courts

Small Wars Journal
·         Dedication 

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         SIGAR-16-23-SP - Department of Defense Base Closures and Transfers in Afghanistan: The U.S. Has Disposed of $907 Million in Foreign Excess Real Property 

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Swords to Plowshares

Transnational Institute

Transparency International

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Saudi Snub at the Nuclear Summit? 
·         The Syrian Kurds: Whose Ally? 

White House
·         FACT SHEET: Countering Nuclear Smuggling 
·         FACT SHEET: Insider Threat Mitigation 
·         FACT SHEET: Nuclear Material Removal from Germany 
·         FACT SHEET: U.S. Ratification of Nuclear Security Treaties 

Wilson Center