Monday, June 13, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 06-10-2016

38 North

AEI Critical Threats

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Air University Press

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 49, June 2016: Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence 

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Asian Development Bank

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Defence College (ADC)

Australian National University – Strategic & Defence Studies Centre

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Mexican Armed Forces & Security 

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Bipartisan Policy Center

Brennan Center for Justice

Brookings Institution

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)
·         South China Sea and the New Great Game   

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #49 - Japan's Too-frequent Elections: Barrier to Fiscal Reconstruction and Structural Reform? 
·         PacNet #48A - China’s Perspective on the US-Vietnam Rapprochement 

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations
·         Capturing Politics and Power 

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Council on Foreign Relations
·         China’s G20 Challenge 
·         Foreign Policy at the Conventions 

Department of Defense
·         The Next Two Links to the Force of the Future
o    Fact Sheet 
o    Memo 
o    Story 

Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Embassy of Saudi Arabia

European Parliamentary Research Service
·         Terrorism in Europe [What Think Tanks are thinking] 

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, June 2016 
o    International Efforts by Police Leadership to Combat Human Trafficking
o    New Technology Benefits Law Enforcement by Tracking Sidearm Use
o    Cops and Clergy Breakfast
o    Helium vs. Helicopter

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Free Russia

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

German Council on Foreign Relations

German Development Institute

Global Witness

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Aviation Security: TSA Is Taking Steps to Improve Expedited Screening Effectiveness, but Improvements in Screener Oversight Are Needed. GAO-16-707T [Testimony] 
·         Defense Inventory: Further Analysis and Enhanced Metrics Could Improve Service Supply and Depot Operations. GAO-16-450 
·         Digital Service Programs: Assessing Results and Coordinating with Chief Information Officers Can Improve Delivery of Federal Projects. GAO-16-733T [Testimony] 
·         DOD Small Business Contracting: Use of Sole-Source 8 a Contracts over $20 Million Continues to Decline. GAO-16-557 
·         Federal Workforce: Distribution of Performance Ratings Across the Federal Government, 2013. GAO-16-520R 
·         Littoral Combat Ship: Need to Address Fundamental Weaknesses in LCS and Frigate Acquisition Strategies. GAO-16-356 
·         Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains: Opportunities May Exist to Share Information More Efficiently. GAO-16-515 
·         VA Health Care: Improvements Needed for Management and Oversight of Sole- Source Affiliate Contract Development. GAO-16-426 
·         Visa Waiver Program: DHS Should Take Steps to Ensure Timeliness of Information Needed to Protect U.S. National Security. GAO-16-498 

Henley Putnam University
Journal of Strategic Security, 2016, v. 9, no. 2 
·         Is the Hybrid Threat a True Threat?
·         The Influence of Charismatic Authority on Operational Strategies and Attack Outcomes of Terrorist Groups
·         China’s Three Warfares Strategy Mitigates Fallout From Cyber Espionage Activities
·         Political Violence and the Mediating Role of Violent Extremist Propensities
·         Big Data and Intelligence: Applications, Human Capital, and Education

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institut Français des Relations Internationals (IFRI)

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for Economics and Peace
·         2016 Global Peace Index 

Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Fallujah Control of Terrain Map: June 9, 2016 
·         Syria Situation Report: May 28 - June 10, 2016 

Institute of Development Studies

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Joint Special Operations University

Martens Centre for European Studies

Minority Rights Group International
·         2016 Peoples Under Threat [countries most at risk of genocide and mass killing] /

Mitchell Institute

National Academies Press

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

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

New America Foundation

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Open Society Foundation

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency
·         Election Commission of Pakistan in 2015 (2nd. Ed) 

Penal Reform International
·         2016 Global Prison Trends 

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Polish Institute of International Affairs  (PIIA)

Ponemon Institute


Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         Megacity Madness 

Stanley Foundation
·         Reporting a Radiation Emergency 

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute  (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transnational Institute

United Nations Security Council

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

US Treasury Department

White House
·         FACT SHEET: Framework for the U.S.-India Cyber Relationship 

Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars

World Bank