Monday, March 20, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 03-17-2017

38 North

Air University Press

American Enterprise Institute

Asia Foundation

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council
·         Strategy of "Constrainment"

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         "The Miracle Man"

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
·         Low-Carbon Revolution in China

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Berghof Conflict Research

Bipartisan Policy Center

Brennan Center for Justice
·         Countering Violent Extremism


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)
·         2017 Defence Budget Primer

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for New American Security

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #23 - Japan's Five Futures
·         PacNet #22 - North Korea’s Weak Nuclear C2 Challenges Korean Crisis Stability
·         PacNet #21 - Dealing with Pyongyang

Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

College of Europe

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, March 2017, v. 10, no. 3
o    Australian Jihadism in the Age of the Islamic State
o    The Reina Nightclub Attack and the Islamic State Threat to Turkey
o    The Taliban Stones Commission and the Insurgent Windfall from Illegal Mining
o    German Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq: The Updated Data and its Implications
o    The Threat to the United States from the Islamic State’s Virtual Entrepreneurs

Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee
·         Current State of the U.S. Navy

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Energy & Natural Resources Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         American Health Care Act

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Defense Innovation Marketplace

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Justice (DOJ)

EAB Royall & Company

East West Center
·         Cost of Aging

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Elcano Royal Institute of International and Strategic Studies

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies
·         No Trump Cards for Moscow
·         World Trade and Trump

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Finnish Institute of International Affairs


Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         Making NATO Less “Obsolete”

Freedom House

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Defense Logistics: Improved Performance Measures and Information Needed for Assessing Asset Visibility Initiatives. GAO-17-183
·         Electricity: Status of Residential Deployment of Solar and Other Technologies and Potential Benefits and Challenges. GAO-17-142
·         Embassy Construction: State Needs to Better Measure Performance of Its New Approach. GAO-17-296
·         Government Procurement: United States Reported Opening More Opportunities to Foreign Firms Than Other Countries, but Better Data Are Needed. GAO-17-168
·         Immigration Benefits System: Significant Risks in USCIS's Efforts to Develop its Adjudication and Case Management System.  GAO-17-486T [Testimony]
·         Research and Development: DOE Activities and Costs to Oversee Investments. GAO-17-261

Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, March 16, 2017
o    Burundi: A Deepening Political Impasse
o    In South Sudan a Man-made Crisis Repeats Itself

Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for the Study of War
·         America's Way Ahead in Syria
·         The Campaign for Mosul: March 9-16, 2017
·         Syria Situation Report: March 9 - 17, 2017

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs  (Instituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group
·         Hizbollah’s Syria Conundrum
·         Uzbekistan: The Hundred Days

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, March 14, 2107, v. 17, no. 4
o    Snapshot: China’s Eastern Theater Command
o    China’s Navy Gets a New Helmsman (Part 2): Remaining Uncertainties
o    Renewable Energy and the PLA’s Next Generation of Self-Sufficiency (Part 2):
o    The Evolution of the PLA’s Red-Blue Exercises
o    Xinjiang’s Rapidly Evolving Security Stat

JFK Special Warfare Center and School
·         Special Warfare, January -March 2017, v. 30. no.1   
o    “Will the Real Revisionist Please Stand Up?”
o    Special Operations Command in Africa
o    Q&A with the SOCAFRICA  Commander, Brigadier General Donald C. Bolduc
o    Threat Overview - Africa
o    In Africa It’s All Relative
o    Flintlock 2016: Joint Multinational Headquarters
o    The Last Tactical 11 Million Miles
o    Special Operations Command Forward - North and West Africa
o    Return to Africa: Lessons Learned from the 3rd Special Forces Group's Return to Africa
o    Operational Culture in an Open , Permissive Environment: Airfield Operations Observations from Exercise Flintlock
o    18D: The Lifeline: The Importance of the 18 Delta in SOCFWD-NWA
o    The Loss of the Golden Hour: Medical Support for the Next Generation of Military Operations
o    Senegal Command: Men of Courage

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, March 2017

Long War Journal
·         Green-on-Blue Attacks in Afghanistan: The Data [updated March 19,2017]

Martens Centre for European Studies
·         Brexit. Brexit?

Migration Policy Institute

Mitchell Institute

National Security Archive

NATO Secretary General

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency

Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Fact Tank


Real Clear Defense

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Small Wars Journal
·         Countering the Daesh Narrative

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute  (SSI)

Transatlantic Academy

Transnational Institute
·         Human Rights and Drug Policy
·         Morocco and Cannabis

US District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

World Bank