Sunday, December 18, 2016

Friday's Miscellany 12-16-2016

38 North

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety


American Enterprise Institute
·         The Outstate Effect

Amnesty International

Army Center of Military History

Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
·         Defense White Papers at 40

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense

Brennan Center for Justice


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for American Progress

Center for Global Development

Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS)
·         Homeland Security Affairs, 2016, v. 12
o    What Comes Around, Goes Around (and Around and Around): Reviving the Lost History of FEMA and its Importance to Future Disasters
o    When Guns and Drugs are Democratized: Potential Technical Solutions to Counter the Negative Consequences of Three Dimensional Printing
o    Tiered Response Pyramid: A System-Wide Approach to Build Response Capability and Surge Capacity

Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest: No. 194: Russia and the US Election

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         2017 Global Forecast
·         PacNet #92 - Duterte’s Diplomacy: Not Hostility, but Discomfort with US Values
·         PacNet #93 - Plan B for TPP

Center for the Study of the Drones

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Centre for Conflict Resolution  (CCR)
·         Africa and External Actors

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Century Foundation

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Conflict Armament Research

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DoD Law of War Manual
o    December 2016 ed. (new)
o    May 2016 ed.
o    June 2015 ed.

Department of Defense  Office of Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2017-030 Joint Warfighting and Readiness: USSOCOM Needs to Improve Management of Sensitive Equipment
·         DODIG-2017-034 Cyber Security: DoD Cybersecurity Weaknesses as Reported in Audit Reports Issued From August 1, 2015, Through July 31, 2016 (Redacted)
·         DODIG-2017-035 Acquisition Processes and Contract Management: The Army Did Not Have Assurance That Heavy Lift Contractors in Kuwait Complied With Contract Requirements

East Asia Institute

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

European Parliament

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

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

German Council on Foreign Relations

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Center on Cooperative Security

Henley Putnam University
·         Journal of Strategic Security, Winter 2016, v. 9, no. 4
o    Defeating ISIS on the Battle Ground as well as in the Online Battle Space: Considerations of the “New Normal” and Available Online Weapons in the Struggle Ahead
o    Complexity Under Stress: Integrative Approaches to Overdetermined Vulnerabilities
o    Wicked Problems: How Complexity Science Helps Direct Education Responses to Preventing Violent Extremism
o    I SEE! Scotland: Tackling Sectarianism and Promoting Community Psychosocial Health
o    Increasing Cognitive Complexity and Collaboration Across Communities: Being Muslim Being Scottish
o    An IC Intervention for Post-Conflict Northern Ireland Secondary Schools
o    Latent Memories of Terror: Media Perceptions of the Woolwich Attack

Heritage Foundation
·         The Freedom to Pay Lower Prices

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
·         Countering Fidayeen Attacks

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, December 15, 2016
o    Presidential Succession in Angola—A Pause in the Plan?
o    Is Mokhtar Belmokhtar Really Dead?
o    China in Africa: Economic Myths and Soft Power

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC)

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy (ISPSW)
·         New Security Arc in Mideast

Institute for the Study of War
·         The Campaign for Mosul: December 6-12, 2016
·         Iraq Control of Terrain: December 15, 2016
·         ISW ISIS Sanctuary Maps
·         Syria Situation Report: December 8 - 15, 2016

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group
·         Venezuela: Tough Talking

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Transport Forum

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, v. 14, no. 24, December 15, 2016
o    Islamic State in Yemen
o    Foreign Fighters and Sectarian Strikes: Islamic State Makes Gains in ‘Af-Pak’ Region
o    Why Are Egypt’s Counter-Terrorism Efforts Failing in the Sinai Peninsula?

JFK Special Warfare Center and School
·         FY 2017 Academic Handbook
·         Special Warfare, July -December 2016, v. 29. no.2  
o    Objective-T Effort
o    Building Capacity Through the Warrant Officer Tribes 
o    A History of Assessment and Selection
o    Small Unit Tactics: A Foundational Skill Set
o    SERE: Doing More and Giving Back
o    The Relevancy of Robin Sage
o    Operationalizing Cyber to Prevail in the Competition of Wills
o    U.S. Special Operations Forces  in Cyberspace
o    Counter-Messaging Daesh

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)

Lowy Institute for International Relations

McAfee Labs
·         McAfee Labs Threats Report


National Academies Press

National Iranian American Council (NIAC)

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College

Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC)

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)

Oxford Research Group
·         The Border Security Paradox

Partnership for Public Service/Center for Presidential Transition

Peace Research Institute Oslo

Peterson Institute for International Economics

Pew Research Center Journalism & Media

RAND Corporation

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal

South African Institute of International Affairs

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transparency International

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

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Western Transportation Institute

White House
·         IMPACT REPORT: Celebrating America’s Federal Workforce

World Bank