Sunday, October 16, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 10-14-2016

38 North

Air University Press
·         This Man's Military

Atlantic Council

Australian National University – Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs

Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
·         Brexit: Causes and Consequences

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Israel Should Avoid Turkey, Include Cyprus in Gas Export Projects
·         Tip of the Iceberg: Russian Use of Power in Syria

Berghof Conflict Research

Bipartisan Policy Center

o    Time to fix our crumbling infrastructure
o    The poor and the middle class need jobs, jobs, and more jobs
o    Progress on health care will take hard work and bipartisan cooperation
o    Productivity should be on the next president’s agenda
o    First, create an Office of Opportunity
o    Retirement: Will boomers go bust…or only millennials and Gen Xers?
o    Fixing student loans—the right way
o    Men not at work
o    The ACA—where do we go from here?
o    Tax reform needed now!
o    Can the next president reverse our troubled debt future?
·         Ending Rural Hunger [world map & reports] /


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytic Digest: No. 190: Russia and the Oceans

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Center for the Study of Intelligence

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Clingendael  - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Understanding the Libor Scandal

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Homeland Security
·         OIG 17-01 - USSS Faces Challenges Protecting Sensitive Case Management Systems and Data

Department of State

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Enough Project

European Policy Centre

Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Security Studies
·         Global Security Studies Journal, Fall 2016, v. 7, no. 4
o    Vulnerabilities in the North American Power Grid
o    The Effects of the U.S. Death Penalties on International Relations
o    Cyber Threats and Cyber Security: National Security Issues, Policy and Strategies

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         DOD Civilian and Contractor Workforces: Additional Cost Savings Data and Efficiencies Plan Are Needed. GAO-17-128
·         Train Braking: DOT's Rulemaking on Electronically Controlled Pneumatic Brakes Could Benefit from Additional Data and Transparency. GAO-17-122

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)

Institute for Defense Analyses
·         Africa Watch,  October 13, 2 016
o    Who Joins Boko Haram and Why?
o    Germany’s Migrant Crisis Has Roots in Africa as well as the Middle East
o    Has the International Criminal Court Failed Africa?

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report: October 4-11, 2016
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: September 13 - October 11, 2016
·         Syria Situation Report: October 6 - 13, 2016
·         Ukraine Update: September 1 - October 13, 2016

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)
·         The New US President: Implications for the Middle East and North Africa

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) 

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR)

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
·         PDF

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 3-41, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Response, 09 September 2016

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)
·         Invasion of the Social Bots

Korea Institute for National Unification

Lowy Institute

Migration Policy Institute


National Academies Press

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

National Governors Association (NGA)

NATO Defense College

New America Foundation

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
·         Lebanon Poised at the Brink

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis, September  2016, v. 8, no. 9
o    The Death of IS Top Strategist:  Reflections on Counter-Terrorism Efforts
o    Defeating the Islamic State:  Reconciling Pressure and Precision High Value Targeting
o    Hijrah According to the Islamic State:  An Analysis of Dabiq
o    Women of the Islamic State: The Evolving Role of Women in Jihadism

Science Policy Research Unit

Small Wars Journal
·         Why Kunduz Fell

Stanley Foundation

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Transnational Institute

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

University of Liege
·         Strategic Trade Review, Autumn 2016, issue no. 3 
o    Non-State Actors as Proliferators: Preventing their Involvement
o    Free Zones and Strategic Trade Controls
o    Rating Correlations Between Customs Codes and Export Control Lists: Assessing the Needs and Challenges
o    Enhancing the Interface between the Harmonized System and Strategic Trade Controls
o    An Additional Tool for Economic Integration? How Coordination on Strategic Trade Controls Can Promote Regional Cooperation within ASEAN
o    Action and Reaction: Effects of Country-based Trade Sanctions
o    Authorized Economic Operators: Costs and Benefits of Certified Supply Chain Safety and Security
o    Benchmarking and Professional Associations: An Immersive Exploration of Non-Traditional Channels for Industry Outreach
o    Engaging the Private Sector in Nonproliferation: Reflections from Practitioners

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Preparing for Complex Conflicts

US-Korea Institute

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

Wilson Center