Sunday, May 15, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 05-13-2016

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American Enterprise Institute
·         Iran's Evolving Way of War: How the IRGC Fights in Syria         

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council 
·         Congo Blues: Scoring Kabila's Rule 
·         NATO’s Hollowing Values Agenda 

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Dissonant politics in Iran 

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

Brookings Institution

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Climate and Security

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)
·         Analysis of Undesignated Work 
·         LOGWAR 15: Analysis Report 

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Peace and Violence in Colombia  
·         Policy Perspectives vol. 4/5, May 2016 
o    Promoting Salafi Political Participation
·         Russian Analytical Digest, 10 May 2016, no. 183 
o    Competition or Coordination? The Eurasian Economic Union and China's One Belt, One Road Initiative

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #43 - U.S.-India Defense Partnership 2.0: Making Good (incrementally) on Strategic Congruence 
·         PacNet #41 - Philippines’ Next President: Implications for ASEAN 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Centre for Security Governance

Chatham House

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space & Technology Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. House. Veterans' Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         The 2016 Budget Outlook 

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Foreign Policy at the Conventions 

Deep Cuts Project
·         The Offense/Defense Problem 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Directive 5101.17E, Roles and Responsibilities Associated with the Recovery of Chemical Warfare Material, May 11, 2016 
·         DoD Instruction 3000.11, Management of DoD Irregular Warfare (IW) and Security Force Assistance (SFA) Capabilities, May 3, 2016 
·         DoD Instruction 3000.12, Management of U.S. Global Defense Posture (GDP), May 6, 2016 
·         DoD Instruction 5525.19, DoD Identity Matching Engine for Security and Analysis (IMESA) Access to Criminal Justice Information (CJI) and Terrorist Screening Databases (TSDB), May 4, 2016 

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2015-077  USSOCOM Needs to Consistently Follow Guidance to Revalidate Capability Requirements and Maintain Supporting Documentation for Special Operations-Peculiar Programs 

Department of Defense, Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP)

Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS)

Department of Homeland Security  (DHS)
·         OIG-16-87 IT Management Challenges Continue in TSA's Security Technology Integrated Program (Redacted) 

Department of State

Department of the Navy
·         FY 2017 U.S. Navy 30-Year Shipbuilding Plan [draft] 

East Asia Institute

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations
·         Forgotten lessons for the Eurozone 

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Policy Centre

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, May 2016 
o    Leadership During Crisis Response: Challenges and Evolving Research
o    Historic Guardians of Our Nation’s Capital
o    Community Outreach Spotlight: P.L.A.Y. [Partnering Law Enforcement and Youth] Program
o    Importance of the Little Things

Federal Procurement Data System
·         Top 100 Contractors Report 

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

German Council on Foreign Relations

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         DOD Advertising: Better Coordination, Performance Measurement, and Oversight Needed to Help Meet Recruitment Goals. GAO-16-396 
·         Military Readiness: DOD Needs to Incorporate Elements of a Strategic Management Planning Framework into Retrograde and Reset Guidance. GAO-16-414 
·         Nuclear Security: Status of the National Nuclear Security Administration's Effort to Develop a Security Infrastructure Plan. GAO-16-447R 
·         Security Assistance: U.S. Government Should Strengthen End-Use Monitoring and Human Rights Vetting for Egypt. GAO-16-435 
·         Smartphone Data: Information and Issues Regarding Surreptitious Tracking Apps That Can Facilitate Stalking. GAO-16-317 
·         Veterans' Health Care: Proper Plan Needed to Modernize System for Paying Community Providers. GAO-16-353 

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

German Development Institute

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report: April 26 - May 10, 2016 
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: April 19 - May 12, 2016 
·         Syria Situation Report: May 7 - 13, 2016 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Centre for Defence and Security (ICDS)
·         Closing NATO’s Baltic Gap 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Italian Institute for International Political Studies (Istituto per gli studi di politica internazionale)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, May 11, 2016, v. 16, no. 8 
o    Brief: A Mass Line for the Digital Age
o    The Eclipse of the Communist Youth League and the Rise of the Zhejiang Clique
o    The Human and Organizational Dimensions of the PLA’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2016 [updated May 10, 2016

McGill University

Migration Policy Institute

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

National Academies Press

National Bureau of Asian Research

National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC)

NATO Defense College

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)

Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP)

Oxford Research Group (ORG)

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Pew Research Center

Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA)
·         2016 Emergency Response Guidebook 


Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Quilliam Foundation


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Small Wars Journal

Stanley Foundation

Transatlantic Academy

Transparency International


UCLA Luskin Center of Public Affairs

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         The Current Situation in Sudan 

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

Wilson Center