Monday, March 27, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 03-24-2017

38 North
·         Misreading Tillerson

Air University Press
·         Cyber Power Paper: Social Media

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
·         Counterterrorism Yearbook 2017

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         The Brazilian Crisis
·         Costly care at standalone E.R.S

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Berkman Center on Internet & Society

Bipartisan Policy Center

Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

Brennan Center for Justice


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security
·         China as a Middle East Power

Center for American Progress

Center for Global Development

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Military History
·         Army History, Spring 2017
o    "Glad I Was in It": Iowa Doughboy in the Great War, 1918-1919
o    Restorration of the M1916 White Armored Car No. 2
o    Devil Dogs with Army Wings: Marine with the AEF Air Service in the First World War

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies
·         Beyond the RD-180
·         PacNet #24 - On the Maritime Superhighway: US-Sri Lanka Naval Cooperation

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael, Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee
·         America's Role in the World

Congress. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         Anti-Semitism Across Borders

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, and Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Army Modernization
·         United States European Command

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·         Arctic Imperatives
·         The Debate Over Brexit
·         Democracy in Hong Kong

Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS)
·         2016 DACOWITS Annual Report

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2017-067 Navy Inaccurately Reported Costs for Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in the Cost of War Reports

Department of State

East Asia Institute

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         United Arab Emirates Country Analysis Brief - March 2017

Enough Project

EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

European Parliament

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies

Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Freedom House

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Building Partner Capacity: Inventory of Department of Defense Security Cooperation and Department of State Security Assistance Efforts. GAO-17-255R
·         Commercial Space Launch Insurance: Weakness in FAA's Insurance Calculation May Expose the Federal Government to Excess Risk. GAO-17-366
·         Defense Commissaries: DOD Needs to Improve Business Processes to Ensure Patron Benefits and Achieve Operational Efficiencies. GAO-17-80  
·         Department Of Justice: Continued Actions Needed to Enhance Program Efficiency and Resource Management. GAO-17-471T [Testimony]
·         Department of State: Foreign Language Proficiency Has Improved, but Efforts to Reduce Gaps Need Evaluation. GAO-17-318
·         Face Recognition Technology: DOJ and FBI Need to Take Additional Actions to Ensure Privacy and Accuracy. GAO-17-489T [Testimony]
·         Federal Telework: Additional Controls Could Strengthen Telework Program Compliance and Data Reporting. GAO-17-247
·         Immigration Status Verification for Benefits: Actions Needed to Improve Effectiveness and Oversight. GAO-17-204
·         KC-46 Tanker Modernization: Delivery of First Fully Capable Aircraft Has Been Delayed over One Year and Additional Delays Are Possible. GAO-17-370  

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies &Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, March 23, 2017
o    Mujuru Opposition Party Splits in Zimbabwe
o    Ghana’s Petroleum Sector: Expectations Unmet
·         Software Productivity Trends and Issues (Conference Paper)

Institute for National Strategic Studies

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Iraq Situation Report: March 1-20, 2017
·         Putin's Real Syria Agenda
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: February 8 - March 19, 2017

Institute of International Affairs  (Instituto Affari Internazionali)
·         More Than a Trading Power

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, v. 15, no. 6, March 25, 2017
o    Why Islamic State Has Failed to Expand in Yemen
o    Afghan Forces’ Unexpected Win: The Killing of Qari Saifullah Akhter
o    Institutionalized ‘Warlordism’: Syria’s National Defense Force

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Martens Centre for European Studies

Migration Policy Institute

Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government

National Academies Press

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College
·         NATO and Asia-Pacific

Nautilus Institute

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)

Pew Research Center Fact Tank

Pew Research Center Internet, Science & Tech


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

Spearhead Research
·         Pakistan Census 2017

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute


US China Economic and Security Review Commission

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Khamenei's Nowruz Nuances

Wilson Center