Monday, May 9, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 05-06-2016

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Action on Armed Violence

Afghanistan Analysts Network

Air University Press

American Enterprise Institute
·         Readiness Tracker

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 48, May 2016: Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence 

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, April 2016, v.23, no. 4 
o    Absolute and relative morbidity burdens attributable to various illnesses and injuries, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2015
o    Hospitalizations among members of the active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2015
o    Ambulatory visits among members of the active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2015
o    Surveillance snapshot: Illness and injury burdens, reserve component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2015
o    Surveillance snapshot: Illness and injury burdens, recruit trainees, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2015
o    Absolute and relative morbidity burdens attributable to various illnesses and injuries, non-service member beneficiaries of the Military Health System, 2015
o    Deployment-related conditions of special surveillance interest

Army War College
·         Elihu Root Study: The Total Army 

Asan Institute for Policy Studies
·         South Koreans and Their Neighbors 2016 [survey] 

Atlantic Council
·         Effective Defense of the Baltic 
·         Islam and Sharia Law 
·         Turkey’s Syria Predicament 

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Will the Nuclear Deal Change Iran? 

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Israel's Palestinian Dilemmas 

Berkman Center on Internet & Society

Brookings Institute
·         Islamists on Islamism Today 

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA)

Center for Immigration Studies

Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity
·         Cybersecurity Futures 2020 

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies
·         PacNet #40 - Endorse the 1992 Consensus, Ms. Tsai 
·         PacNet #39 - The Asian Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Conditional Collaboration? 

Center on Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World
·         Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, 2016, v. 20 
o    Saudi Arabia’s “Islamic alliance”
o    The Case of the Ahrar Movement
o    al-Nusra’s Quest to Establish an Islamic Emirate in the Levant
o    Prospects for the Islamic State in Pakistan
o    Qaradawi’s View on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
o    Islamism and the State in morocco
o    The “End of islamism” and The Future of Tunisia

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Combat Studies Institute Press

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Foreign Policy at the Conventions 

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of State
o    2016 report 

Department of the Navy
·         SECNAV 5239.3C Department of the Navy Cybersecurity Policy   

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Nigeria Country Analysis Brief - May 2016 

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Feinstein International Center
·         Planning from the Future reports 

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

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

Georgetown University

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Ecco
·         Combating Terrorism Exchange (CTX), May 2016, v. 6, no. 2 
o    Photo Essay: The War Widows of Afghanistan
o    Walking the Thin Red Line: DANSOF in Afghanistan
o    The Lessons I Learned: Civil-Military Cooperation in Post-Conflict Sri Lanka
o    That Word Terrorist, and What Terrorists Say about It
o    Three Ghosts Who Haunt Modern Strategy
o    CTAP Interview - Letitia Lawson, US Naval Postgraduate School, and COL Eugene Michael Mensch, US Naval Postgraduate School, Interviewed by Nicholas Tomb
o    Ethics and Insights

Global Priorities Project

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Force Structure: Performance Measures Needed to Better Implement the Recommendations of the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force. GAO-16-405 
·         Information Technology: FEMA Needs to Address Management Weaknesses to Improve Its Systems. GAO-16-306 
·         Military Readiness: Progress and Challenges in Implementing the Navy's Optimized Fleet Response Plan. GAO-16-466R 
·         Troubled Asset Relief Program: Capital Purchase Program Largely Has Wound Down. GAO-16-524 

Harvard Kennedy School

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, May 5, 2016 
o    Terrorism in West Africa: Is Ghana Next?
o    The Islamic State (IS) vs. Morocco: Proactive Policies Limit is Success

Institute for the Study of War
·         ISIS's Regional Campaign: April 2016 
·         Syria Situation Report: April 27 - May 6, 2016 

Institute of Development Studies

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
·         The New EU Governance 
·         Youth Policy in Tunisia 

InterAgency Board (IAB)

International Alert

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group
·         Boko Haram on the Back Foot? 

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Kennedy Center for International Studies
·         Journal of International Organization Studies, 2016, v. 7, no. 1 
o    The Paradox of Organizing States: A Meta-Organization Perspective on International Organizations
o    Living in an Imperfect World?: Incomplete Contracting and the Rational Design of International Organizations

Korea Institute for National Unification

Long War Journal
·         Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated May 7, 2016

Martens Centre for European Studies

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland


Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Pew Research Center

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies (PIPSS)
·         The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, 2016, no. 17 
o    Women in Arms: from the Russian Empire to Post-Soviet States

·         Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know (Second Edition) 

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal
·         More Lessons from a Long War 

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transparency International

US Central Command
·         Airstrike on the MSF Trauma Center in Kunduz Afghanistan [FOIA released documents] 

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House
·         FACT SHEET: U.S.-Caribbean and Central American Energy Summit 

World Bank
·         Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016, Third Edition