Sunday, January 8, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 01-06-2017

38 North

Afghanistan Analysts Network

Air Force STSC
·         CrossTalk, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering,  January/February 2017, v.30, no. 1
o    Ada: A Failure That Never Happened
o    A Comparison of Medical Diagnoses and Software Problem Diagnoses
o    Ada - 20 Years After the Mandate
o    A Retrospective View of the Laws of Software Engineering
o    Open Forum: Why Agile Projects Sometimes Fail
o    Scrum is Simple
o    Generating Actionable Information for Classifier Assessment

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, December 2016, v.23, no. 12
o    Incident diagnoses of non-melanoma skin cancer, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2005–2014
o    Zika virus infections in Military Health System beneficiaries since the introduction of the virus in the Western Hemisphere, 1 January 2016 through 30 November 2016
o    Surveillance snapshot: Findings from the Department of Defense Global, Laboratory-based, Influenza Surveillance Program, 2015–2016 influenza Season
o    Deployment-related conditions of special surveillance interest

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council
·         Downstream Oil Theft

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs


Center for Global Development
·         Of Sun Gods and Solar Energy

Center for Military History
·         Army History, Winter 2017
o    The Fallen of Operation Iceberg: U.S. Graves Registration Efforts and the Battle of Okinawa
o    Above the Danger: Army Aviation and the Development of Risk Management Doctrine

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #1 - A Call for a Third Political Party in Myanmar

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Energy

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         Report No. 17-14 Summary Report on Audits of Security Controls for TSA Information Technology Systems at Airports (redacted)

Department of the Navy
·         SECNAV - 5000.34F Oversight of Intelligence Activities, Intelligence-Related Activities, Special Access Programs, and Sensitive Activities Within the Department of the Navy   
·         SECNAV - 5430.7R Assignment of Responsibilities and Authorities in the Office of the Secretary  of the Navy  
·         SECNAV - 3850.2E Department of the Navy   Counterintelligence  

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

German Development Institute

Global Political Trends Center

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Climate Change: Improved Federal Coordination Could Facilitate Use of Forward-Looking Climate Information in Design Standards, Building Codes, and Certifications. GAO-17-3

Heritage Foundation

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, January 5, 2016
o    Renewable Energy: Africa’s Next “Mobile” Revolution?
o    Kenya: Political Tensions Increase Ahead of 2017 Election

Institute for the Study of War 
·         The Campaign for Mosul: December 20, 2016 - January 3, 2017
·         Iraq Situation Report: December 21, 2016 - January 5, 2017

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Latin American and Caribbean Leadership Network (LALN)

Marine Corps University Press

Modern War Institute (MWI)

National Academies Press

NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis (CTTA), January 2017, v. 9. No. 1
o    Annual Threat Assessment 2017
o    Global Threat Forecast

Scott Madden Management Consultants

Small Wars Journal

Stanley Foundation

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Assad Needs 'Useless Syria' Too
·         Rules of the Iraqi Game

White House

Wilson Center