Monday, April 18, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 04-15-2016

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Al Jazeera Center for Studies
·         Japanese-Australian Relations 

Arab Youth Survey
·         Arab Youth Survey 2016 

American Enterprise Institute
·         A Tech Revolution for the Homeless 

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Brookings Institution

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Immigration Studies

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #35 - Rescind China's invitation to join RIMPAC 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
·         Patents and Internet Standards 

Centre for Security Governance (CSG)

Chatham House

Citizens Against Government Waste

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations
·         The European Union in the Fog 

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee
·         European Terror Threat Snapshot 

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Marine Corps Ground Modernization 

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee
·         Improving the USAJOBS Website 

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Yemen in Crisis 
·         The Zika Virus 

Department of the Army
·         ATP 3-55.4  - Techniques for Information Collection During Operations Among Populations 

Department of State
·         Supporting Tunisia's Transition 

Department of Veterans Affairs Office Inspector General

East-West Center

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Tourism, Terrorism and Migration 

European Court of Auditors

European Parliament

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Why Russia Sanctions? 

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Freedom House
·         Nations in Transit, 2016 

French Institute of International Relations

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

German Council on Foreign Relations

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)
·         Indonesia in ASEAN 

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         Turkey: Divided We Stand 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         2014 Sequestration: Opportunities Exist to Improve Transparency of Progress Toward Deficit Reduction Goals. GAO-16-263  
·         Army Planning: Comprehensive Risk Assessment Needed for Planned Changes to the Army's Force Structure. GAO-16-327 
·         Biodefense: The Nation Faces Multiple Challenges in Building and Maintaining Biodefense and Biosurveillance. GAO-16-547T [Testimony] 
·         Defense Infrastructure: DOD Has Made Limited Progress in Assessing Foreign Encroachment Risks on Federally Managed Land. GAO-16-381R 
·         Emergency Management: Improved Federal Coordination Could Better Assist K-12 Schools Prepare for Emergencies. GAO-16-144 
·         F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: Continued Oversight Needed as Program Plans to Begin Development of New Capabilities. GAO-16-390 
·         F-35 Sustainment: DOD Needs a Plan to Address Risks Related to Its Central Logistics System. GAO-16-439 
·         Federal Real Property: Improving Data Transparency and Expanding the " National Strategy " Could Help Address Long-standing Challenges. GAO-16-275  
·         Federal Emergency Management Agency: Progress and Continuing Challenges in National Preparedness Efforts. GAO-16-560T [Testimony] 
·         Federal Research: Information on DOE's Laboratory-Directed Research and Development Program. GAO-16-486R 
·         Government Efficiency and Effectiveness: Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve Other Financial Benefits. GAO-16-579T [Testimony] 
·         Prepositioned Stocks: DOD Has Addressed Required Reporting Elements but Needs to Develop a Department-wide Policy and Joint Service Approach. GAO-16-418 
·         Presidential Helicopter: Program Progressing Largely as Planned. GAO-16-395 
·         Quadrennial Homeland Security Review: Improved Risk Analysis and Stakeholder Consultations Could Enhance Future Reviews. GAO-16-371 
·         Security Assistance: Better Records Management and More Reporting Needed on Presidential Drawdowns. GAO-16-291 
·         Sexual Assault: Information on Training, Funding, and the Availability of Forensic Examiners. GAO-16-334 
·         Terrorism Risk Insurance: Comparison of Selected Programs in the United States and Foreign Countries. GAO-16-316 

Heritage Foundation
·         Six Hidden Taxes 

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

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

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
·         DPP-2016: An Analytical Overview 

Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP)

Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
·         South African Crime Quarterly no. 55 

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report: April 5 - 11, 2016 
·         Syria Situation Report: April 9-15, 2016 

Institute of Development Studies  (IDS)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, April 15, 2016, v. 14, no. 8 
o    New Generation of Militants Emerging in Kashmir
o    Boko Haram: Nigerian Military Crackdown Prompts Terror Group to Adapt
o    Saudi Arabia’s Intervention in Yemen Suggests a Troubled Future for the Kingdom’s Anti-Terror Coalition

London School of Economics and Political Science

Martens Centre for European Studies

National Academies Press

National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces
·         Canadian Military Journal, 2016, v. 16, no.  2 
o    Operation Provision – Canada’s Whole-of-Government Response to a Humanitarian Crisis
o    Women in Military Uniforms: Looking Beyond the Numbers
o    Linear and Non-Linear Thinking: Beyond Reverse-Engineering
o    Transforming Commander’s Intent: Leveraging Individual Initiative in a New Battlespace
o    The Evolution of Transnational Revolutionary Organizations during the Islamist Era
o    Ethics and the Chaplaincy
o    Attrition and Retention in the Reserves
o    From the Razor’s Edge ~ A Canadian Armed Forces Member Shares His Journey Into and Out of Depression
o    The Plains of Abraham, 1759: Where was the battle really fought?

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

NATO Defense College

New America Foundation

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs 
·         New Tools for Blue Helmets 

Office of Naval Intelligence

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Oxfam Policy & Practice

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life
·         Religion in Everyday Life 

Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Project on Middle East Political Science
·         Women, Politics & the Arab World 


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal
·         Hacking for Defense: Week 2 

South African Institute of International Affairs

Stanley Foundation

Transatlantic Academy

UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)


U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

Wilson Center

World Bank
·         Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders (3rd ed.)