Monday, February 20, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 02-17-2017

38 North

Afghanistan Analysts Network

Air University Press

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

Asia Foundation

Atlantic Council
·         Breaking Aleppo
·         The Return of the Draft

Australian National University – Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Energy Reform & the Environment

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Trump Has Fans in Israel

Bipartisan Policy Center

Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)



Canadian Global Affairs Institute

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS)

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Defeating Terrorism in Syria: A New Way Forward [testimony]
·         PacNet #16 - Set the US-Thailand Relationship Right
·         PacNet #17 - Untying North Korean 'Nots'  

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Congress. House. Armed Forces Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Iran on Notice

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space & Technology Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Reshaping the U.S. Military

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security &Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Media Censorship in China

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2017-054 Evaluation of Military Criminal Investigative Organizations’ Adult Sexual Assault Investigations

Department of the Navy
·         2017 US Navy Program Guide

East-West Center

Elcano Royal Institute of International and Strategic Studies

Enough Project

European Union Institute for Security Studies

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, February 2017
o    Consular Notification and Access
o    Cops Mentoring Kids: An Investment in Crime Reduction  
o    Credibility

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 Zero

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Army Corps of Engineers: Factors Contributing to Cost Increases and Schedule Delays in the Olmsted Locks and Dam Project. GAO-17-147
·         Border Security: Additional Actions Needed to Strengthen Collection of Unmanned Aerial Systems and Aerostats Data. GAO-17-152
·         Cybersecurity: Actions Needed to Strengthen U.S. Capabilities. GAO-17-440T [Testimony]
·         Department of Homeland Security: Important Progress Made, but More Work Remains to Strengthen Management Functions. GAO-17-409T [Testimony]
·         Federal Courthouses: Actions Needed to Enhance Capital Security Program and Improve Collaboration. GAO-17-215
·         Food Safety: A National Strategy Is Needed to Address Fragmentation in Federal Oversight. GAO-17-74
·         Government Purchase Cards: Little Evidence of Potential Fraud Found in Small Purchases, but Documentation Issues Exist. GAO-17-276
·         Southwest Border Security: Additional Actions Needed to Better Assess Fencing's Contributions to Operations and Provide Guidance for Identifying Capability Gaps. GAO-17-331

Harvard Law School
·         National Security Journal, 2017, v.8, no. 1
o    Off-Ramp Opportunities in Material Support Cases
o    Social Media Compliance Programs and the War Against Terrorism
o    In Defense of the U.S. Maritime Drug Enforcement Act: A Justification for the Law’s Extraterritorial Reach
o    Eve of Destruction: Implementing Arms Control Treaty Obligations to Dismantle Weaponry

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, February 16, 2017
o    Cameroon: Anglophone Protests Highlight Historical Grievances
o    ECOWAS Acts Decisively in Favor of Democracy in The Gambia

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy (ISPSW)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report: February 11-16, 2017
·         Syria Situation Report: February 2 - 16, 2017

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

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

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, February 6, 2017, v. 17, no. 2  
o    Beijing’s New Scorched-Earth Policy Against the Uighurs
o    China Announces Reform of Military Ranks
o    China Intensifies Effort to Establish Leading Role in Asia, Dislodge U.S
o    Rural China and the Asian Methamphetamine Trade: a Case Study of Lufeng
·         Terrorism Monitor, February 10, 2017, v. 15, no. 3
o    Senegal Boosts Security Measures to Combat AQIM Threat 
o    The ‘Khasavyurt Group’: A New Watershed of Islamic State Activity in Dagestan
o    Taking on Turkey: Islamic State’s New Frontier

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, February 2017
·         Joint Pub 3-15, Barriers, Obstacles, and Mine Warfare for Joint Operations, 06 September 2016

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Martens Centre for European Studies

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

Mitre Corp

National Academies Press

National Security Archive

Nautilus Institute

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Journalism & Media

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)


Refugees International

Small Wars Journal

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Swedish Defence Research Agency

Transatlantic Academy

Transparency International

United Kingdom Parliament, House of Commons Defense Committee

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

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center

World Bank