Sunday, January 29, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 01-27-2017

38 North

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Atlantic Council

Australia’s National Security College

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Sanctioning the Syrians

Bipartisan Policy Center


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #7 - Mr. Abe's opportunity
·         PacNet #8 - Trump must reassert US leadership in the Asia Pacific

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Centre for Security Governance

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, January 2017, v. 10, no. 1
o    A View from the CT Foxhole: Peter Edge, ICE Acting Deputy Director, and Wil van Gemert, Europol Deputy Director
o    Fighting the Long War: The Evolution of al-Qa`ida in the Arabian Peninsula
o    Is There a Nexus Between Terrorist Involvement and Mental Health in the Age of the Islamic State?
o    Drone, Counter Drone: Observations on the Contest Between the United States and Jihadis
o    Sub-Saharan Africa’s Three “New” Islamic State Affiliates

Congressional Budget  Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Defense Science Board (DSB)

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         DODI 5132.14 - Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation Policy for the Security Cooperation Enterprise

Director of National Intelligence (DNI)
·         ICPG 900.2 - Crisis Management

East West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations
·         Oratio pro PESCO

Enough Project

European Policy Centre (EPC)
·         How Europe sees Brexit

European Union Institute for Security Studies

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

German Council on Foreign Relations

German Development Institute

German Institute on Radicalization and De-radicalization Studies (GIRDS)
·         Journal for Deradicalisation, Winter 2016/17, no. 9
·         Disengagement from Ideologically-Based and Violent Organizations: A Systematic Review of the Literature
·         “My Muslim sister, indeed you are a mujahidah” - Narratives in the propaganda of the Islamic State to address and radicalize Western Women. An Exemplary analysis of the online magazine Dabiq
·         Deradicalization: Using Triggers for the Development of a US Program
·         Westliche Jugendliche im Bann des Islamischen Staates - Radikalisierende Inhalte der IS-Propaganda am Beispiel der Onlinemagazine Dabiq und Rumiyah
·         Political de-radicalization: why it is no longer possible in the wilāyāt system of the Islamic State
·         Islamic State, Identity, and the Global Jihadist Movement: How is Islamic State successful at recruiting “ordinary” people?
·         Conflict Management, Transitional Justice and De-radicalization – Different, but common goals

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Border Security: CBP Aims to Prevent High-Risk Travelers from Boarding U.S.-Bound Flights, but Needs to Evaluate Program Performance. GAO-17-216
·         Federal Health Care Center: VA and DOD Need to Develop Better Information to Monitor Operations and Improve Efficiency. GAO-17-197
·         International Taxation: Information on the Potential Impact on IRS and U.S. Multinationals of Revised International Guidance on Transfer Pricing. GAO-17-103
·         Veterans Health Administration: Management Attention Is Needed to Address Systemic, Long-standing Human Capital Challenges. GAO-17-30 

Government of China

Heritage Foundation

Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDSIAC)
·         Journal of the Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center, v. 3, no. 4, Winter 2017
o    Keeping you SAFE Via Video Analytics
o    Food Security & Defense in the Age of ISIL
o    MRSA and the Critical Need to Develop a First Line Treatment
o    Nuclear Weapons Effects Prediction for Ground Shock and Target Response
o    Using Old Technology in New Ways to Power the Individual Warfighter
o    Battlescape Brain: Engaging Neuroscience in Defense Operations
o    Analog Processing: Reducing the Battery Cost of Battlefield Situational Awareness
o    Restful Sleep for Optimum Performance & Reduction of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for International Political Studies

Institute for the Study of War
·         The Campaign of Mosul: January 19-23, 2017
·         Iraq Situation Report: January 12-24, 2017
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: December 20, 2016 – January 25, 2017
·         Syria Situation Report: January 19 - 26, 2017

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (IDVSA)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, 15 December 2016
·         Joint Force Quarterly (JFQ)  84 (1st Quarter, 2017)
o    From the Chairman: The Pace of Change
o    An Interview with Robert O. Work
o    Trust: The Sine Qua Non of Effective Joint Operations
o    Searching for Digital Hilltops: A Doctrinal Approach to Identifying Key Terrain in Cyberspace
o    Expanding Zeus's Shield: A New Approach for Theater Ballistic Missile Defense in the Asia-Pacific Region
o    The Viability of Moral Dissent by the Military (or, Chapter 6 of the U.S. Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Conclusions Regarding the Second Internment of American Citizens)
o    Civil Order and Governance as Military Responsibilities
o    The Palestinian Security Force: Future Prospects
o    The National War College: Celebrating 70 Years of Developing Strategic Practicioners
o    The National War College: Marking 70 Years of Strategic Education
o    Meaningful Metrics for Professional Military Education
o    The Urgent Necessity to Reverse Service AirLand Roles
o    Center of Gravity Analysis "Down Under": The Australian Defence Force's New Approach
o    Hybrid Threat Center of Gravity Analysis: Taking a Fresh Look at ISIL
o    Toward a Future National Strategy: A Review Essay
o    Breaking Through with Your Breakthrough: How Science-Based Communication Can Promote Trust to Accelerate Innovation and Technological Advantage
o    The Imperative for a Health Systems Approach to Global Health Engagement
o    The Case for a Joint Evaluation
o    Leadership and Operational Art in World War II: The Case for General Lesley J. McNair

Lexington Institute

Long War Journal
·         Charting the Data for US Air Strikes in Yemen, 2002 - 2017 [updated January 29, 2017]

Migration Policy Institute

Mitchell Institute

Modern War Institute (MWI)

National Academies Press

Naval War College
·         China's Evolving Surface Fleet [China Maritime Study No. 14 (DRAFT)

New America Foundation

Office of the Director on National Intelligence (ODNI)

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
·         Trump’s New Trade Initiatives

Pew Research Center Internet, Science & Tech
·         Americans and Cybersecurity

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Police Foundation

RAND  Corporation
·         Perspectives (PE) [Mediterranean region]

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal
·         Toward an Afghan End State

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transatlantic Academy

Transparency International
·         State of Power 2017

Washington Institute for Near East Policy