Sunday, April 30, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 04-28-2017

38 North


Air University Press

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Army University Press
·         Military Review, May-June 2017, v. 97, no. 3
o    Lawfare 101: A Primer
o    The Heart of the Matter: The Security of Women, The Security of States
o    Coping with Noncombatant Women in the Battlespace: Incorporating United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 into the Operational Environment
o    Stability Operations in Syria: The Need for a Revolution in Civil-Military Affairs
o    The State of Afghanistan’s Intelligence Enterprise
o    Pros and Cons of Autonomous Weapons Systems
o    New Logistics Ideas for a Complex World
o    An Underutilized Counterinsurgency Asset: The U.S. Coast Guard
o    Strategic Scholars: Educating Army Leaders at Foreign Staff Colleges
o    How to Build an Armadillo: Lessons Learned from the First Forward-Deployed THAAD Battery
o    Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror
o    Spc. Hilda I. Clayton—May 21, 1991 to July 2, 2013

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute  (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Mexico's New Energy Framework

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center

Brennan Center for Justice

·         The Threat from North Korea

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, no. 201: Federalism

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Center for Terrorism and Security Studies
·         Perspectives on Terrorism, April 2017,  v. 11, no. 2
o    A Mixed Methods Empirical Examination of Changes in Emphasis and Style in the Extremist Magazines Dabiq and Rumiyah
o    Managing Non-State Threats with Cumulative Deterrence-by-Denial
o    Tracking Radical Opinions in Polls of U.S. Muslims
o    The Ambiguous Effect of Population Size on the Prevalence of Terrorism
o    The Tranquillity Campaign: A Beacon of Light in the Dark World Wide Web
o    Bibliography: Conflict in Syria (Part 3)
o    Online Resources for the Analysis of Terrorism and Related Subjects
o    Counterterrorism Bookshelf: 50 Books on Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism-Related Subjects

Center for the Study of the Drones

Center on Global Energy Policy
·         Can Coal Make a Comeback?

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House
·         Exploring Interdependencies in Global Resource Trade [interactive site]

Conciliation Resources

Conflict Armament Research

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. Home. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations
·         Global Economics Monthly, May 2017

Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
·         Southwest Border Migration

Defense Science Board (DSB)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2017-075 The Army Needs to More Effectively Prepare for Production of the Common Infrared Countermeasure System (Redacted)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-17-51 - ICE Deportation Operations

East-West Center

Egmont Institute

Elliot School of International Affairs - Central Asia Program

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Malaysia Country Analysis Brief - April 2017

Enough Project

European Union Institute for Security Studies
·         Funding EU Defence Cooperation


Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
·         Consolidated Assessment Ratings

Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

French Institute of International Relations (Institut Français des Relations Internationales)

German Council on Foreign Relations (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e. V.)
·         Is Populism on the Run?

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         2017 Annual Report: Additional Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve Other Financial Benefits. GAO-17-491SP  
·         DATA Act: As Reporting Deadline Nears, Challenges Remain That Will Affect Data Quality. GAO-17-496 
·         DATA Act: Office of Inspector General Reports Help Identify Agencies' Implementation Challenges. GAO-17-460
·         F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: DOD Needs to Complete Developmental Testing Before Making Significant New Investments. GAO-17-351
·         Flood Insurance: Comprehensive Reform Could Improve Solvency and Enhance Resilience. GAO-17-425
·         Foot-And-Mouth Disease: USDA's Evaluations of Foreign Animal Health Systems Could Benefit from Better Guidance and Greater Transparency. GAO-17-373
·         Government Efficiency and Effectiveness: Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve Other Financial Benefits. GAO-17-562T [testimony] 
·         National Nuclear Security Administration: Action Needed to Address Affordability of Nuclear Modernization Programs. GAO-17-341  

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institution

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, April 27, 2017
o    Algeria’s Ailing President Turns 80: Is There a Plan for Succession?
o    Kenya Elections 2017: Campaigns Enter the Final Stretch

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC)

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy (ISPSW)
·         After the Era of the Kims?

Institute for the Study of War

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group
o    Part I

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)
·         International Reports: Borders: Issue 1, 2017
o    Cross-Border Cooperation: Now More Than Ever!
o    Fortress Europe? The Aegean Sea Frontier and the Strengthening of EU’s External Borders
o    New "Borders" in Eastern Europe: Ukraine since the Annexation of Crimea and the Outbreak of the Conflict in the Donbass
o    Walls Against Migration? About Perceived Truth in the U.S. Migration Debate and the Effectiveness of Border Protection Measures
o    Between Conflict and Integration: Border Governance in Africa in Times of Migration
o    Showdown Ahead? Border Conflicts in the South China Sea and the Struggle to Shape Asia’s Destiny
o    From Cyberspace to Outer Space: International Politics in Seemingly Boundless Spaces

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Marine Corps University Press

McAfee Labs
·         McAfee® Labs Threats Report: April 2017

Middle East Studies: Marine Corps University
·         MES Insights, v. 8, no.  2, April 2017
o    “Iran and Russia Reenter the Afghan Conflict

National Defense University Press
·         Joint Force Quarterly (JFQ),  85 (2nd Quarter, April 2017)
o    An Interview with David L. Goldfein
o    Toward a Unified Metric of Kinetic and Nonkinetic Actions: Meaning Fields and the Arc of Effects
o    Information Warfare in an Information Age
o    The Rise of the Commercial Threat: Countering the Small Unmanned Aircraft System
o    Forensic Vulnerability Analysis: Putting the “Art” into the Art of War
o    Operational Graphics for Cyberspace
o    The Need for a Joint Support Element in Noncombatant Evacuation Operations
o    Policing in America: How DOD Helped Undermine Posse Comitatus
o    The U.S. Government’s Approach to Health Security: Focus on Medical Campaign Activities
o    The Advent of Jointness During the Gulf War: A 25-Year Retrospective
o    Improving Joint Doctrine for Security in Theater: Lessons from the Bastion-Leatherneck-Shorabak Attack
o    Joint Publication 3-20, Security Cooperation: Adapting Enduring Lessons

NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence

Nautilus Institute

National Academies Press

National Security Archive

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Oxford Research Group

Pak Institute for Peace Studies

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Fact Tank

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Pew Research Center U.S. Policy & Policy

RAND Corporation

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

Spearhead Research
·         Pakistan Census 2017

Stanley Foundation
·         Countdown to 2020

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
·         Military Spending [interactive]

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse   (TRAC)

Transparency International

Trend Micro

UK National Audit Office
·         The Equipment Plan 2016-2026

UK Parliament
·         Defence Equipment Plan

UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

UN Security Council

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)

United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         The Current Situation in Syria

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center
·         MENA Women Quarterly Report (January-March 2017)