Monday, April 10, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 04-07-2017

38 North

Afghanistan Analysts Network

Air University Press
·         Windows of Opportunity

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Asian Development Bank

Atlantic Council

Australian Defence College (ADC)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Iran's Looming Water Bankruptcy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         The Burden of the 1967 Victory
·         The Fight for Zion

Bipartisan Policy Center
·         Power of Innovation

Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

·         Venezuela: A Path Out of Crisis

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 Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #30 - Dealing with Duterte's Philippines

Center for the Study of the Drones

Center on Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World
·         Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, March 2017, v. 21
o    In Search of the Vanished Caliphate
o    Making the Islamic Case for Religious Liberty
o    Deconstructing Daesh
o    How al-Qaeda Survived the Islamic State Challenge
o    Pakistan’s Descent Into Religious Intolerance
o    Justifying War: The Salafi-Jihadi Appropriation of Sufi Jihad in the Sahel-Sahar

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

College of Europe

Conciliation Resources

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee
·         Assessing the Iran Deal

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Energy & Natural Resources Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Department of Defense Office of the Actuary
·         Fiscal Year 2015 Valuation Report on the Military Retirement System [under Military Retirement in the banner]

Department of State

East-West Center

Egmont Institute
·         How the EU Can Save NATO

Enough Project

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Freedom House
·         2017 Nations in Transit

German Council on Foreign Relations (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e. V.)

German Development Institute
German Marshal Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Border Security: DHS Could Strengthen Efforts to Establish Collaborative Mechanisms and Assess Use of Resources. GAO-17-495T  [Testimony]
·         Coast Guard Cutters: Depot Maintenance Is Affecting Operational Availability and Cost Estimates Should Reflect Actual Expenditures. GAO-17-218  
·         Countering Violent Extremism: Actions Needed to Define Strategy and Assess Progress of Federal Efforts. GAO-17-300
·         Cybersecurity: Federal Efforts Are Under Way That May Address Workforce Challenges. GAO-17-533T  [ Testimony]
·         Homeland Security Acquisitions: Earlier Requirements Definition and Clear Documentation of Key Decisions Could Facilitate Ongoing Progress. GAO-17-346SP 
·         Human Trafficking: Action Needed to Identify the Number of Native American Victims Receiving Federally-funded Services. GAO-17-325
·         Marine Corps Asia Pacific Realignment: DOD Should Resolve Capability Deficiencies and Infrastructure Risks and Revise Cost Estimates. GAO-17-415 
·         Veterans Crisis Line: Further Efforts Needed to Improve Service. GAO-17-545T [Statement for the Record]  

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, April 6, 2017
o    Uganda’s Refugee Policy: A Success Story Under Strain?
o    Lesotho Headed for Early Elections - Again

Institute for Economics and Peace
·         Mexico Peace Index 2017

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

Institute for the Study of War
·         Russian and Iranian Basing in Syria: March 21, 2017
·         Russian Airstrikes in Syria: March 1 - April 3, 2017

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group
·         Burundi: The Army in Crisis

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Fiscal Crises

International Peace Institute (IPI)
·         Weapons of Mass Destruction

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, v. 15, no. 7, April 7, 2017
o    Al-Shabaab Plays on Aid Distribution Role to Win Over Desperate Somalis
o    A Scorecard for Turkey’s Operation Euphrates Shield
o    ‘Wilayat Haramayn’: Confronting Islamic State in Saudi Arabia

Justice in Mexico

Migration Policy Institute

Mitchell Institute

Modern War Institute

National Academies Press

National Governors Association & Day Pitney

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Oxford Research Group

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS)
·         Reintegration of Militants

Peterson Institute for International Economics

Pew Research Center

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Journalism & Media

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Polish Institute of International Affairs (Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych)

PriceWaterhouseCoopers and BAE Systems
·         Operation Cloud Hopper


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Small Wars Journal
·         ISIS After Trump
·         Lessons from Insurgent Warfare

State Security Department of the Republic of Lithuania

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transnational Institute

United Kingdom

US Institute of Peace

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Altering Assad's Course
·         Occupation, Not Apartheid

Wilson Center

Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control