Sunday, February 26, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 02-24-2017

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, February 2017, v. 4, no. 1
o    Incident diagnoses of leishmaniasis, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, 2001–2016
o    Incidence rates of malignant melanoma in relation to years of military service, overall and in selected military occupational groups, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2001–2015
o    Medical evacuations, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, 2013–2015
o    Deployment-related conditions of special surveillance interest

Asan Institute for Policy Studies
·         Country Report - China

Asia Foundation

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Berghof Conflict Research

Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

Brookings Institution

·         Europe in a New World Order

CACI International

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, no. 198: Identity Politics

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #17R - Response to PacNet #17 “Untying North Korean ‘Nots’”
·         PacNet #18 - Sharing the Wealth to Melt the Ice: Japan and Russia

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, February 2017, v. 10, no. 2
o    A View from the CT Foxhole: General John W. Nicholson, Commander, Resolute Support and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan
o    The Fulani Crisis: Communal Violence and Radicalization in the Sahel
o    The Islamic State’s Western Teenage Plotters
o    The Berlin Attack and the “Abu Walaa” Islamic State Recruitment Network
o    The Formation of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham and Wider Tensions in the Syrian Insurgency
o    The Islamic State Looks East: The Growing Threat in Southeast Asia

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Trump and the National Debt

Deep Cuts Project

Department of Defense - Cost Assessment & Program Evaluation (CAPE)

East West Center

Egmont Institute

Elcano Royal Institute of International and Strategic Studies

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Parliament

European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center (ESISC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies


Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for Democracy 

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Electricity: Federal Efforts to Enhance Grid Resilience. GAO-17-153
·         Joint Exercise Program: DOD Needs to Take Steps to Improve the Quality of Funding Data. GAO-17-7

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, February 23, 2017
o    The EU’s Emergency Trust Fund for Africa: Combining the Refugee and Development Agendas
o    Botswana: Challenges to a Success Story

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for the Study of War
·         The Campaign for Ar-Raqqah: February 24, 2017
·         The Campaign for Mosul: February 22-24, 2017
·         The Campaign for Mosul: February 1-21, 2017
·         ISIS Sanctuary Map: February 26, 2017
·         ISW Impact Highlights January-February 2017
·         Syria Situation Report: February 16 - 24, 2017

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, February 24, 2017, v. 15, no. 4
o    The United States Faces Limited Options for Assault on Raqqa
o    Tunisia’s Counterterror Efforts Hampered by Weak Institutions
o    Turkey’s Euphrates Shield Operation: al-Bab and Beyond
o    Kenya: Mombasa a Focus for Islamic State 

Korea Institute for National Unification

Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
·         2017 China Security Report

New America

Nuclear Threat Initiative

NATO Defense College

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Oxfam Policy & Practice

Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy
·         In First Month, Views of Trump Are Already Strongly Felt, Deeply Polarized               

RAND Corporation

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA
·         Japan’s Energy Conundrum

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         Does the Human Domain Matter?
·         The Science of Resistance

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transatlantic Academy

Transnational Institute
·         The Bail Out Business

United Kingdom, Her Majesty’s Government

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
·         Journal of Human Security & Resilience, Winter 2017, v. 1, no. 1
o    Re-conceptualizing Environmental Security as Resilience: Strategic Planning for Human and National Security
o    Threats to Human Security and Migration in Guatemala
o    Gender and Human Security – Bureaucracy and Marginalisation of Women: Cases from the Solomon Islands and India
o    The Constant Threat to Peace and Liberty: The Caliphate and Jihad

US Marine Corps
·         Marine Corps History, Winter  2016, v. 2, no. 2
o    The U.S. Marines in World War I Part III: The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Comes to the Fore
o    With “Spartan Courage and Marine Grit”:  4th Brigade Occupation of the German Rhineland, 1918–19
o    Development of Medical Doctrine for Amphibious Warfare by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1936–39 Part III
o    The Aftermath of Hell: Graves Registration Policy and U.S. Marine Corps Losses in the Solomon Islands during World War II
o    Managing a U.S. Marine Corps Unit’s Command Chronology

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center