Sunday, August 14, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 08-12-2016

38 North

Afghanistan Analysts Network

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Air University Press

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, July 2016, v.23, no. 7
o    Increasing severity of traumatic brain injury is associated with an increased risk of subsequent headache or migraine: a retrospective cohort study of U.S. active duty service members, 2006-2015
o    Use of complementary health approaches at military treatment facilities, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2010-2015
o    Incident diagnoses of cancers in the active component and cancer-related deaths in the active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, 2005-2014

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Asia Foundation

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         The 2015 Argentine Elections

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         A Covenant of Shadows

Berghof Conflict Research

Brookings Institution

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for Global Development

Center for Security Policy (CSP)
·         What’s in the 28 Pages?

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest (RAD), No. 188:Russia-Kazakhstan Relations

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Chatham House

Congress. House. Joint Task Force on U.S. Central Command Intelligence Analysis

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Sequestration Update Report: August 2016

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Manual 5240.01, “Procedures Governing the Conduct of DoD Intelligence Activities

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2016-120 Joint ImprovisedThreat Defeat Agency Needs to Improve Assessment and Documentation of CounterImprovised Explosive Device Initiatives [redacted]
·         DODIG-2016-121 Headquarters, Special Operations Command, Africa Stuttgart, Germany 

Department of Justice

Department of State

Electronic Frontier Foundation
·         Operation Manul Report

Elliot School of International Affairs - Central Asia Program

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, August 2016
o    Asset Seizure and Forfeiture: A Basic Guide
o    Policing a Man-Made Wonder of the World
o    Camp Cadet of Cambria County
o    President Jefferson and Criticism

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         The Russian-Turkish Reset

German Council on Foreign Relations

Global ECCO
·         Combating Terrorism Exchange (CTX), August 2016, v. 6, no. 3
o    Da’esh, Legitimacy, and the Rise of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
o    Radicalization and De-radicalization: Norwegian Foreign Fighters in Syria
o    The 1990 Siege of Batticaloa: A Tribute to the Warriors of the Gemunu Watch
o    The Lumads of the Philippines: Struggling from Conflict Toward Peace
o    Assessing Canada’s Integrated National Security Enforcement Teams: Can the Concept of INSETs be Exported?
o    CTAP Interview - Brian Fishman
o    State of the Art: The Art of Terminal Lance

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         DOE Project Management: NNSA Needs to Clarify Requirements for Its Plutonium Analysis Project at Los Alamos. GAO-16-585
·         National Guard and Reserves: Air Force Needs to Consistently Assess Personnel Requirements to Appropriately Size Its Headquarters Reserve Components. GAO-16-538
·         Nuclear Supply Chain: DOE Should Assess Circumstances for Using Enhanced Procurement Authority to Manage Risk. GAO-16-710

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, August 2016, v. 12  
o    Democratic Republic of Congo: Delayed Elections Spark Political Unrest
o    Efforts at Pan-African Integration: New Variations on an Old Theme
·         Bayesian Analysis in R/STAN  
·         Introduction to Survey Design

Institute for Strategic Dialogue

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report: August 3-8, 2016
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: July 14 - August 9, 2016
·         Russian Build-Up In and Around Ukraine: August 12, 2016
·         Syria Situation Report: August 3-11, 2016

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Inter-American Dialogue

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Japan’s Ministry of Defense (MoD)
·         2016 Defense of Japan (white paper)

National Academies Press

National Bureau of Economic Research
·         What Explains the Flow of Foreign Fighters to ISIS? [readers on the NPS network should have access]

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

National Security Archive

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
·         Do DSGE Models Have a Future?

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
·         Intelligence Complexity


Small Wars Journal
·         The Long Telegram of 2050
·         Mental Illness and Terrorism

Strategic Studies Institute

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Yemen's Relapse into Tribalism

Western New Mexico University

White House