Monday, July 4, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 07-01-2016

Aerospace Defense Security (ADS) Group
·         UK Aerospace Outlook 2016 
·         UK Defence Outlook 2016 

Air Force STSC
·         CrossTalk, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering,  July/August  2016, v. 29, no. 4
·         The Way Forward: A Strategy for Harmonizing Agile and CMMI
o    CMMI the Agile Way in Constrained and Regulated Environments
o    How L-3 Leveraged the CMMI for Services to Drive Cultural Change and Business Growth
o    Applying Agile Methods to Software Sustainment
o    The Disciplined Agile Framework: A Pragmatic Approach to Agile Maturity
o    Agile 5 – Using High Maturity CMMI Practices to Improve Agile Processes and Achieve Predictable Results

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         HIV and AIDS in the U.S. Military 
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, June 2016, v.23, no. 6 
o    Identification of specific activities associated with fall-related injuries, active component, U.S. Army, 2011
o    Incidence and recent trends in functional gastrointestinal disorders, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2005–2014
o    Deployment-related conditions of special surveillance interest

Atlantic Council

Australian National University – Strategic & Defence Studies Centre

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Bipartisan Policy Center

Brennan Center for Justice
·         Secret Spending in the States 



Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

Canadian Defense & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI)

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Cato Institute

Center for Global Development

Center for Immigration Studies

Center for Infrastructure Protection & Homeland Security
·         CIP Report, May-June 2016 
o    The Energy Sector

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, No. 185: Climate Change

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #53 - A More-selective US Grand Strategy 

Center for Terrorism and Security Studies
·         Perspectives on Terrorism, June 2016, v. 10, no. 3 
o    Right-Wing Terrorism and Violence in Western Europe: Introducing the RTV Dataset
o    Targeted Killings and Compellence:  Lessons from the Campaign against Hamas in the Second Intifada
o    Research on Radicalisation: Topics and Themes
o    Constructions of Terrorism
o    Terrorist Migration to the Dark Web
o    A Framework for Assessing the Mobilization of Westerners by Jihadists in Syria and Intervention Points for Counter-Measures
o    Winning Hearts and Minds in Pakistan's Tribal Areas: A Personal Recollection of a Peace-Building Effort with the Taliban
o    Bibliography: Islamic State (Part 2)

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Select Committee on Benghazi
·         Democratic report 
·         Interview Transcripts 

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         The Debate Over Brexit 
·         Future of Global Supply Chains 
·         Venezuela's Economic Fractures 

Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (COOL)
·         Blueprint to Mariner [This Blueprint to Mariner provides a guide to USCG licensure and a detailed guide for Navy personnel (active duty &  reserve) to seek funding for USCG licensure] 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         Transgender Service Member Policy Implementation
o    Fact Sheet 
o    Statement 

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Department of State
·         Trafficking in Persons Report 2016 
·         Report of the Middle East Quartet 
·         The Value of U.S. Alliances 

Department of the Navy
·         Iranian Capture of Riverine Command Boats(RCB)/Navy Sailors (Jan2016) [Navy FOIA office - upper right hand corner t
·         Timeline of Events 
·         SECNAV M-5239.2 DON Cyberspace IT and Cybersecurity Workforce Management and Qualification Manual 

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

East-West Center

EastWest Institute

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Elliot School of International Affairs - Central Asia Program

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Azerbaijan Country Analysis Brief - June 2016 
·         Colombia Country Analysis Brief - June 2016 

EU Institute for Security Studies

European Parliament

European Policy Centre (EPC)
·         Europe: A Question of Survival 

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)
·         Emigration and Democracy 

Fund for Peace
·         Fragile States Index 2016 

German Council on Foreign Relations

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         U.K.-EU Referendum 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Casualty Assistance: DOD and the Coast Guard Need to Develop Policies and Outreach Goals and Metrics for Program Supporting Servicemembers' Survivors. GAO-16-569  
·         Defense Civil Support: DOD Has Made Progress Incorporating the Homeland Response Force into the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Response Enterprise. GAO-16-599 
·         Defense Contracting: Complete Historical Data Not Available on Canceled DOD Solicitations. GAO-16-502R 
·         Defense Headquarters: Geographic Combatant Commands Rely on Subordinate Commands for Mission Management and Execution. GAO-16-652R 
·         Defense Headquarters: Improved Data Needed to Better Identify Streamlining and Cost Savings Opportunities by Function. GAO-16-286 
·         Elections: Issues Related to Registering Voters and Administering Elections. GAO-16-630 
·         Human Trafficking: Agencies Have Taken Steps to Assess Prevalence, Address Victim Issues, and Avoid Grant Duplication. GAO-16-555  
·         Human Trafficking: Implementation of Related Statutory Provisions, Law Enforcement Efforts, and Grant Funding. GAO-16-748T, [Testimony]   
·         Program Integrity: Views on the Use of Commercial Data Services to Help Identify Fraud and Improper Payments. GAO-16-624  
·         Veterans Crisis Line: Additional Testing, Monitoring, and Information Needed to Ensure Better Quality Service. GAO-16-373 

GW Center for Cyber and Homeland Security

Heritage Foundation

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

IJ Infinity Group
·         Infinity Journal, Post-Operational Level Age of War - Special edition 
o    Introducing “The Post-Operational Level Age of War”
o    Post-Operational Level Age of War: How to Properly Maintain the Interface between Policy, Strategy, and Tactics in Current Military Challenges
o    Post-Operational Level Age of War: the Operational Focus Approach, Part 2
o    Post-Operational Level Age of War: the Operational Focus Approach, Part 3

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, June 30, 2016 
o    Niger Delta Avengers: Who Are They and What Do They Want?
o    Zimbabwe’s Economy: The Beginning of Hope?

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy (ISPSW)
·         Erdoğan’s Trident 

Institute for Strategic Dialogue
·         The Counter-Narrative Handbook 
o    Guidance for International Youth Engagement in PVE and CVE: Youth Responses to Resolution 2250 and the UN Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism
Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report: June 21 - 28, 2016 
·         ISIS Forecast: Ramadan 2016 
·         ISIS's Campaign in Turkey 
·         ISIS Sanctuary Map: July 1, 2016 
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: June 3-28, 2016 
·         Syria Situation Report: May 21 - 27, 2016 
·         Syria Situation Report: June 25 - July 1, 2016 

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
·         FDI in India’s Food Retail 

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
·         Governing Youth, Managing Society 

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

International Centre for the Study of Radicalization (ICSR)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Syria’s Conflict Economy 

International Peace Institute (IPI)

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

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Martens Centre for European Studies


National Academies Press

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

National Security Archive

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Open Society Foundations 

Oxfam Policy & Practice

Oxford Research Group

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
·         United Kingdom - BREXIT comments 

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Social & Demographic Trends

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Potomac Foundation


Secure Works

Small Wars Journal
·         How to Stop an Active Killer 

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transatlantic Academy
·         Russian Elites Are Worried 

Trend Micro

UK Parliament. House of Commons Defense Committee

UK Parliament.  House of Lords

UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
·         World Drug Report 2016 

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

US Marine Corps
·         Marine Corps History, Winter 2016, v. 1, no.2 
o    The Tiger of Seibo: Charles F. Merkel, George Thorpe, and the Dark Side of Marine Corps History
o    The U.S. Marines in World War I Part I: th¬e U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Comes to the Fore
o    Development of Medical Doctrine for Amphibious Warfare by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1929–39, Part I
o    The Importance of Professionalism: An Analysis of the 1st Marine Division Planning Process for the Amphibious Assault on Inchon
o    National Museum of the Marine Corps: Moving Forward to Tell the Story of Today’s Warrior

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Tuesday Changed Everything 

White House

Williams Institute (UCLA)

World Health Organization (WHO)