Sunday, October 2, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 09-30-2016

38 North

Afghanistan Analysts Network

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, September 2016, v.23, no. 9
o    Update: Routine screening for antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus, civilian applicants for U.S. military service and U.S. Armed Forces, active and reserve components, January 2011-June 2016
o    Update: Diagnoses of overweight and obesity, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2011-2015
o    Update: Osteoarthritis and spondylosis, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2010-2015

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

ASU Global Security Initiative
·         Survey of Autonomous Weapons Systems [dataset]

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Defence College (ADC)

Australian National University – Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
·         Cyber Maturity 2016

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         China's Evolving Oil Demand

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Separation is not the Answer

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Bipartisan Policy Center

·         America’s Awesome Military

Carbon Black

CATO Institute

Center for American Progress 

Center for Global Development

Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS)
·         Homeland Security Affairs journal, 2016, v. 12  
o    Apples to Apples: RAMCAP and Emerging Threats to Lifeline Infrastructure
o    A History of Violence: A Quantitative Analysis of the History of Terrorism in New York City
o    More Options for Quantifying Deterrence and Reducing Critical Infrastructure Risk: Cognitive Biases

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #75 - The September 2016 North Korean Nuclear Test: Crying Wolf or Point of No Return?
Centre for European Reform

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Centre for Security Governance

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations
·         Spearheading European Defence

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space & Technology Committee

Congress. House. Veterans' Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security  Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Can Malaria Be Eradicated?

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of State

East-West Center

European Policy Centre (EPC)


Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         2015 Crime in the United States

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

German Council on Foreign Relations
·         Russia’s Policy toward Conflicts in Post-Soviet States [audio interview in English]

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         China: U.S. Universities in China Emphasize Academic Freedom but Face Internet Censorship and Other Challenges. GAO-16-757
·         Climate Change: Information on NOAA's Support for States' Marine Coastal Ecosystem Resilience Efforts. GAO-16-834
·         Electronic Health Information: HHS Needs to Strengthen Security and Privacy Guidance and Oversight. GAO-16-771
·         Foreign Assistance: Selected Agencies' Monitoring and Evaluation Policies Generally Address Leading Practices. GAO-16-861R
·         International Trade: Government Procurement Agreements Contain Similar Provisions, but Market Access Commitments Vary. GAO-16-727
·         Office of Personnel Management: Actions Are Needed to Help Ensure the Completeness of Political Conversion Data and Adherence to Policy. GAO-16-859
·         Waste Management: DOD Has Generally Addressed Legislative Requirements on the Use of Burn Pits but Needs to Fully Assess Health Effects. GAO-16-781

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, September 29, 2016
o    Democracy Delayed in Somalia
o    Can the Democratic Republic of the Congo Overcome Its Election Crisis Through Dialogue?
o    Can Natural Gas Rescue Mozambique’s Economy?

Institute of International Relations

Institute for Security Studies [Africa]

Institute for Security Studies

Institute of International Affairs  (Instituto Affari Internazionali)
·         The Student Movement in Egypt
·         Youth Activism in Morocco
·         Youth Mobilization in Lebanon

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Fading Ricardian Equivalence in Ageing Japan

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 3-03, Joint Interdiction, 09 September 2016

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2016 [updated September 29, 2016]

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Marine Corps University Middle East Studies
·         MES Insights, September 2016, v. 7, no. 5
o    El Camino and the Way Ahead in the Persian Gulf

Middle East Studies,  Marine Corps University

Migration Policy Institute


National Academies Press

National Security Archive

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence

NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence

Naval War College
·         Naval War College Review, Autumn  2016, v. 69, no. 4
o    Posture Versus Presence, The Relationship between Global Naval Engagement and Naval War-Fighting Posture
o    Distributed STOVL Operations and Air-Mobility Support, Addressing the Mismatch between Requirements and Capabilities
o    When Robots Rule the Waves?
o    A Thousand Splendid Guns, Chinese ASCMs in Competitive Control
o    Leadership and Ethics, Cultivating Sailor Ethical Fitness
o    Wars and Rumours of Wars, Japanese Plans to Invade the Philippines, 1593–1637
o    The U.S. Navy Won the Battle of Jutland

New America Foundation

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Oxford Research Group
·         Syria after the Ceasefire

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Social & Demographic Trends


Small Wars Journal 
·         Manpower and Counterinsurgency

Stanley Foundation

UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

US Marine Corps (USMC)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

Wilson Center

World Bank
·         Impact Evaluation in Practice (2nd ed.)
·         Taking on Inequality (Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2016)