Monday, June 20, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 06-17-2016

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Army Center of Military History

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Bipartisan Policy Center

Brookings Institute

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)
·         Dispatch, Summer 2016,v. 14, no. 2 
o    Defence Policy Review: Where Should We Send the Canadian Military?
o    Canadian Forces Reality Check: Time to Do Less With Less
o    The Saudi Arms Deal and the Inconvenient Truth
o    Canada Cannot Look the Other Way on Iran
o    Bold Anti-Nuke Campaign will Benefit Canada at UN
o    Les Attentats de Bruxelles: Point Culminant Déchirant de L’inconscience Humaine
o    How Canada Should Rethink International Assistance
o    Doing the Right Thing—Making Immigration Easier for Canada’s Local Diplomatic Staff
o    Place Your Bets: Two South American Presidents are in Danger of Going Down - Which will be the First?
o    Have We Found the Key to the Smart City?
o    The NATO Summit and the Eastern Challenge: The Two-Track Approach
o    The New Taiwan Presidency: The Stakes for Taiwan-China Relations….and for Canada

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
·         Flashpoints, Escalation, and A2/AD 

Center for American Progress 

Center for Global Development

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)
·         China's Response to Terrorism 

Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Issues &; Insights Vol. 16 - No. 11 - Beyond Bilateralism: Exercising a Maritime Security Network in Southeast Asia 
·         PacNet #50 - Pyongyang Needs Beijing More, not the Reverse 

Chatham House

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, June 2016, v.9, no. 6 
o    Protecting Euro 2016 and the Rio Olympics: Lessons Learned from London 2012
o    Belgian Radical Networks and the Road to the Brussels Attack
o    A View from the CT Foxhole: Vassilios Kikilias, Greece's Former Minister of Public Order and Citizen Protection
o    The Greek Gateway to Jihad
o    How Terrorists Use Encryption
o    The Road to Orlando: Jihadist-Inspired Violence in the West, 2012-2016

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Energy & Natural Resources Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
·         U.S. Policy in Libya 

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Strategic Reversal in Afghanistan 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan [June 2016] 
·         Hack the Pentagon Fact Sheet 

Department of Homeland Security OIG
·         OIG-16-102-D  FEMA Continues to Experience Challenges in Protecting Personally Identifiable Information at Disaster Recovery Centers 

Department of State

East-West Center

Egmont Institute

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         India Country Analysis Brief - June 2016 
·         OPEC Revenues Fact Sheet 

Enough Project

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Great Lakes – Weak Democracies? 
·         Islamic Radicalism in the Balkans 
·         South Sudan: The Cost of Conflict 
·         What News from the Daesh Front? 

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
·         National Planning Frameworks (updated) 


Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         What Orlando Doesn’t Mean 
·         What to Do About Saudi Arabia 

Foundation for Defense Democracies

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)


Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

German Council on Foreign Relations

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Climate Change: Selected Governments Have Approached Adaptation through Laws and Long-Term Plans. GAO-16-454 
·         Coast Guard: Actions Needed to Improve Strategic Allocation of Assets and Determine Workforce Requirements. GAO-16-379 
·         Coast Guard: Actions Underway to Develop Acquisition Plans that Reflect New Assets and Improve the Asset Allocation Process. GAO-16-633T  [Testimony] 
·         Combating Nuclear Smuggling: NNSA's Detection and Deterrence Program Is Addressing Challenges but Should Improve Its Program Plan. GAO-16-460 
·         FACE Recognition Technology: FBI Should Better Ensure Privacy and Accuracy. GAO-16-267 
·         Managing for Results: Agencies Need to Fully Identify and Report Major Management Challenges and Actions to Resolve them in their Agency Performance Plans. GAO-16-510 
·         Military Training: DOD Met Annual Reporting Requirements in Its 2016 Sustainable Ranges Report. GAO-16-627 

Heritage Foundation
·         Discounting Climate Costs 

Homeland Security Advisory Council

Human Rights Watch

Indian Ministry of Defence (Navy)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
·         The SCO: India enters Eurasia 

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for the Study of War
·         Fallujah Control of Terrain Map: June 17,2016 
·         Iraq Situation Report: June 8-13, 2016 
·         Russia in Europe: May 1 - June 14, 2016 
·         Syria Situation Report: June 10 - 17, 2016 

Institute of Development Studies

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, June 13, 2016, v. 14, no. 12 
o    Taliban Victories in Helmand Province Prove Test for Afghan Government
o    The Niger Delta Avengers: A New Threat to Oil Producers in Nigeria
o    U.S. Backing Gives Kurds Cover for United Federal Region in Northern Syria

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Doctrine Note 1-16, Command Red Team, 16 May 2016    
·         Joint Pub 1-0, Joint Personnel Support, 31 May 2016 

Korea Institute for National Unification

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 - 2016 [updated June16, 2016

Migration Policy Institute

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP)

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

NATO Defense College

New America Foundation

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

Open Society Foundations 

Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)
·         SOLLIMS Sampler 2016, v. 7, no. 2 
o    Investing in Training for, and during, Peace and Stability Operations

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends
·         Europeans Face the World Divided 



Stimson Center

Strategic Studies Institute

Transnational Institute

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
·         China’s Response to Terrorism 

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Egypt's Costly Nuclear Project 
·         Getting Back on an Even Keel 

White House
·         FACT SHEET: U.S. Assistance to Ukraine since February 2014 

Wilson Center
·         Tools of the 21st Century Border