Monday, July 25, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 07-22-2016

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Atlantic Council

Australian Defence College (ADC)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Climate Risks & Fossil Fuels

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Bonn International Centre of Conversion (BICC)
·         Networks of Organised Violence


Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for Global Development

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #59 - The Curious Case of Okinotori:  Reef, Rock, or Island?

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Centre for Security Governance (CSG)

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Glossary [budgetary and economic terms]

Council of Economic Advisors (CEA)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Department of Defense
·         Department of Defense Law of War Manual (updated May 2016)   

Department of State

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Electronic Frontier Foundation

EU Institute for Security Studies
·         Fellow Submarines

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Folke Bernadotte Academy

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         DHS Management: Enhanced Oversight Could Better Ensure Programs Receiving Fees and Other Collections Use Funds Efficiently. GAO-16-443
·         Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle: DOD Is Assessing Data on Worldwide Launch Market to Inform New Acquisition Strategy. GAO-16-661R
·         Federal Travel: Opportunities Exist to Improve Data and Information Sharing. GAO-16-657
·         Oil and Gas: Interior Could Do More to Account for and Manage Natural Gas Emissions. GAO-16-607

Homeland Security Advisory Council
·         The Attacks on Paris: Lessons Learned [White Paper]

Hoover's China Leadership Monitor
·         China Leadership Monitor, Summer 2016 
o    Chinese Views on the Presumptive U.S. Presidential Candidates Hillary R. Clinton and Donald J. Trump
o    Tsai Ing-wen Takes Office: A New Era in Cross-Strait Relations
o    PLA Divestiture 2.0: We Mean It This Time
o    Promoting “Young Guards”: The Recent High Turnover in the PLA Leadership (Part III—Personal and Political)
o    Two Trains Running: Supply-Side Reform, SOE Reform and the Authoritative Personage
o    “Core” Leaders, “Authoritative Persons,” And Reform Pushback

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, July 21, 2016
o    Liberia: A Model for Security Sector Reform?
o    PM Netanyahu’s African Pilgrimage: Leveraging the Present to Overcome the Past
o    Elections in Zambia: Credibility at Stake
o    Unstable Foundations: Constitutional Insecurity and the Crisis in South Sudan

Institute for Information Security & Privacy

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy (ISPSW)
·         Russia looks South

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)
·         Iraq Situation Report: July 13-18, 2016
·         Syria Situation Report: July 16 - 22, 2016

InterAgency Board (IAB) Program Office

International Crisis Group
·         Ukraine: The Line

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, July 22, 2016, v. 14, no. 15
o    Islamic State’s Iraq ‘Caliphate’ on the Brink of Defeat
o    Pakistan’s LeJ Baluchistan Operations Ready for Resurgence
o    Gulf States Bolster Security Initiatives to Confront Islamic State Threat

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Operating Environment 2035, 14 July 2016

Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Korea Institute for National Unification

Martens Centre for European Studies

National Academies Press

National Security Archive
·         Bikini A-Bomb Tests July 1946  

NATO Defense College

NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
·         Defence Strategic Communications, Winter 2015, v. 1, no. 1
o    Russian's 21st Century Information War: Working to Undermine and Destabilize Populations
o    Assessing Against and Moving Past the "Funnel Model" of Counterterrorism Communication
o    The Rainbow in the Dark: Assessing a Century of British Military Information Operations
o    It’s time to Embrace Memetic Warfare
o    The Return of Khilafah: The constitutive Narratives of Daesh
o    Method for Minimizing the Negative Consequences of nth Order Effects in Strategic Communication Actions and Inactions
o    The Narrative and Social Media
o    Proactively Preserving the Inward Quiet: Public Diplomacy and NATO

New America Foundation

Oxfam Policy & Practice

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Project on Middle East Political Science


Refugees International

Rift Valley Institute (RVI)

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Small Wars Journal

Stanley Foundation

Transnational Institute

UK Parliament. House of Commons

Union of Concerned Scientists

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission

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

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center