Monday, September 19, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 09-16-2016

38 North

American Enterprise Institute

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)



Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for Climate & Security

Center for Global Development

Center for International Policy (CIP)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·        PacNet #69 - Toward a US-China Strategic Partnership on Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security?
·        PacNet #70 - The challenges of building an Australia-India-US partnership in the Indo-Pacific
·        PacNet #71 - Comparative Connections summaries

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Centre for Security Governance (CSG)

Chatham House

Conciliation Resources

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space & Technology Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. House. Permanent Intelligence Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·        Encryption and Cyber Matters

Congress. House. Foreign Relations Committee

Defense Business Board (DSB)

Department of Justice

Department of State

East Asia Institute

East West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


Feinstein International Center

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for the Defense of Democracies

French Institute of International Relations (Institut Français des Relations Internationales)

Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

German Development Institute

Global Center on Cooperative Security

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·        Bulk Fuel: Actions Needed to Improve DOD's Fuel Consumption Budget Data. GAO-16-644
·        Digital Service Programs: Assessing Results and Coordinating with Chief Information Officers Can Improve Delivery of Federal Projects. GAO-16-602
·        Federal Air Marshal Service: Additional Actions Needed to Ensure Air Marshals' Mission Readiness. GAO-16-764
·        Federal Chief Information Security Officers: Opportunities Exist to Improve Roles and Address Challenges to Authority. GAO-16-686
·        Federal Employees' Compensation Act: DOD Access to DOL Data Is Generally Sufficient, but Monitoring Timelines Could Help Return-to-Work Efforts. GAO-16-793
·        Fire Grants: FEMA Could Enhance Program Administration and Performance Assessment. GAO-16-744
·        Homeland Security: DHS's Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives Program Consolidation Proposal Could Better Consider Benefits and Limitations. GAO-16-603
·        Immigrant Investor Program: Progress Made to Detect and Prevent Fraud, but Additional Actions Could Further Agency Efforts. GAO-16-828  
·        Information Technology Reform: Agencies Need to Increase Their Use of Incremental Development Practices. GAO-16-469
·        Nuclear Weapons: NNSA Should Evaluate the Role of the Enhanced Surveillance Program in Assessing the Condition of the U.S. Nuclear Stockpile. GAO-16-549
·        U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Review of the Pay Assignment Continuity Plan. GAO-16-825R

Henley Putnam University
·        Journal of Strategic Security, 2016, Summer 2016, v. 9, no. 3
o   Drugs & Thugs: Funding Terrorism through Narcotics Trafficking
o   Secular States in a “Security Community”: The Migration-Terrorism Nexus?
o   Britain’s Approach to Balancing Counter-Terrorism Laws with Human Rights
o   Social Media: Insight on the Internal Dynamics of Mexican DTOs
o   The Hidden Face of Terrorism: An Analysis of the Women in Islamic State

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy (ISPSW)

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs 

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

Jamestown Foundation
·        Terrorism Monitor, September 16, 2016, v. 14, no. 18
o   Syria’s Conflict: Managing Turkey’s Intervention
o   Pakistan’s Jamaat-ul-Ahrar: A Violent Domestic Threat
o   Nigeria Expands Its ‘War on Terrorism’ to the Niger Delta

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Security Studies

Mitchell Institute

National Academies Press

National Security Archive

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

New America Foundation

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
·        Lebanon on the Brink

Oxfam Policy & Practice

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes &Trends

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy


Small Wars Journal

Special Inspector General for  Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)

Transnational Institute

UK Parliament House of Commons

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

Wilson Center

World Bank