Monday, April 11, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 04-08-2016

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Action Forum

American Enterprise Institute

American Foreign Policy Council
·         Cyber Threats in the Space Domain 

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 47, April 2016: Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence 

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council
·         Securing Ukraine’s Energy Sector 

Australia Parliament

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

·         Afghanistan Index: Tracking Progress and Security in Post-9/11 Afghanistan [updated March 31, 2016

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)
·         A Way Ahead With Russia 

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)
·         Retirement Choice 2016 

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, No. 181: Corporate Social Responsibility 

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Korea Monitor, March 24 - April 6, 2016, v.4, no. 6 
·         PacNet #34 - China to Enhance Its Role in Myanmar’s Peace Process 
·         PacNet #33 - Japan’s Security Policy Under Abe: Much Ado About Almost Nothing 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies (RaCERS)

Clingendael  - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Army Modernization 
·         Navy Shipbuilding Programs 
·         United States Cyber Command 

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Council on Foreign Relations
·         The Debate Over 'Brexit' 
·         Nuclear Security Summit Statements 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of State
·         Background Briefing on Afghanistan 
·         ISP-I-16-10 - Evaluation of Embassy Baghdad’s Implementation of Line of Effort 6 in the President’s Strategy to Counter ISIL: Exposing ISIL’s True Nature (redacted) 

Department of the Army

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Enough Project

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Russian Futures: Horizon 2025 

European Leadership Network (ELN)

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
·         2016 EU Drug Markets Report 

European Parliament
·         Future of EU Defense Research

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, April 2016 
o    Using Human Sources in Counterterrorism Operations: Understanding the Motivations and Political Impact
o    Identifying Warning Behaviors of the Individual Terrorist
o    The 4,000-Pound Bullet
o    The Responsibilities of Command: Doing the Right Thing for the Right Reasons

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

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

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Center on Cooperative Security

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Civil Support: DOD Needs to Clarify Its Roles and Responsibilities for Defense Support of Civil Authorities during Cyber Incidents. GAO-16-332 
·         Cloud Computing: Agencies Need to Incorporate Key Practices to Ensure Effective Performance. GAO-16-325 
·         State Marijuana Legalization: DOJ Should Document Its Approach to Monitoring the Effects of Legalization. GAO-16-419T [Testimony] 

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, April 7, 2016 
o    Tunisia battles the Islamic State – Tactical Win But Strategic Loss?
o    Kenya’s Political Environment Ahead of 2017 Vote

Institute for Economics and Peace
·         Mexico Peace Index 2016 

Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Aleppo Warning Update: April 7, 2016 
·         Iraq Situation Report: March 29 - April 4, 2016 

Institute for Interdisciplinary Research on Conflict and Violence
·         International Journal of Conflict and Violence IJCV, 2016, v. 9, no. 1 
o    Xenophobic Violence and the Manufacture of Difference in Africa: Introduction to the Focus Section
o    “Go Back and Tell Them Who the Real Men Are!” Gendering Our Understanding of Kibera’s Post-election Violence
o    A reappraisal of the expulsion of illegal immigrants from Nigeria in 1983
o    Collective Mobilization and the Struggle for Squatter Citizenship: Rereading “Xenophobic” Violence in a South African Settlement
o    Protecting the “Most Vulnerable”? The Management of a Disaster and the Making/Unmaking of Victims after the 2008 Xenophobic Violence in South Africa
o    The Domestic Democratic Peace in the Middle East
o    Group-based Compunction and Anger: Their Antecedents and Consequences in Relation to Colonial Conflicts
o    The Secret Society of Torturers: The Social Shaping of Extremely Violent Behaviour
o    Validation of the Greek Acceptance of Modern Myths about Sexual Aggression (AMMSA) Scale: Examining Its Relationships with Sexist and Conservative Political Beliefs

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)
·         Jihad instead of Democracy? 
·         Return of the Terror Tourists 

National Academies Press

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

North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

Oxford Research Group

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Pew Research Center Internet, Science & Tech
·         Libraries and Learning 

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Project 2049 Institute


Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)

Stanley Foundation

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transatlantic Academy

Transparency International

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Ascent of the PYD and the SDF 

White House

Wilson Center

World Health Organization (WHO)