Sunday, April 16, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 04-14-2017

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International
·         China's Deadly Secrets

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 57, April 2017: Real-time Analysis of African Political Violence

Army Center for Military History
·         The Surge, 2007-2008

Asia Centre

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
·         Voter I.D. Law Confused Texans

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
·         American Energy Policy 

Bipartisan Policy Center

Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)



Canadian Global Affairs Institute  (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance (CFE-DMHA)
·         Liaison, 2017, v. 9, no. 1
o    TRIPLEX 2016: A Model for HADR Exercises in the Asia-Pacific?
o    The Private Sector as A Key Actor in Disaster Management
o    Civil-Military Cooperation Strategy for Disaster Relief in Japan –Missing in Disaster Preparedness
o    A Road to Safety
o    Interview with Adelina Kamal

Center for Global Development

Center for Homeland Defense and Security
·         Homeland Security Affairs Journal, v. 8, April 2017

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, no. 200: Social Policy

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #31 - Looking for some good nonproliferation news? Check Myanmar

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Clingendael  Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, April 2017, v. 10, no. 4
o    A View from the CT Foxhole: Bernard Kleinman, Defense Attorney
o    Defeat by Annihilation: Mobility and Attrition in the Islamic State’s Defense of Mosul
o    Fifteen Years after the Djerba Synagogue Bombing
o    Counterterrorism and Youth Radicalization in Jordan: Social and Political Dimensions
o    Marriage of Convenience: The Evolution of Iran and al-Qa`ida's Tactical Cooperation

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee
·         Terror Threat Snapshot [April 2017]

Congress. Senate.
·         Rethinking the Battlefield

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations

Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
·         CBP Use of Force Statistics
·         Electronic Device Searches

East-West Center

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EEF)

Elliot School of International Affairs - Central Asia Program

European Policy Centre (EPC)
·         Brexit: Après May, le Deluge

European Union Institute for Security Studies
·         The Crime-terrorism Nexus

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, April 2017
o    School Resource Officers and Violence Prevention: Best Practices (Part One)
o    Building the Right Culture for the Organization  
o    Congratulations, Graduate! You Have 90 Percent More Learning to Do!

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Globsec Policy Institute

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Federal Contracts: Agencies Widely Used Indefinite Contracts to Provide Flexibility to Meet Mission Needs. GAO-17-329
·         Homeland Security Acquisitions: Identifying All Non-Major Acquisitions Would Advance Ongoing Efforts to Improve Management. GAO-17-396
·         Information Technology: Opportunities for Improving Acquisitions and Operations. GAO-17-251SP
·         International Food Assistance: USAID Has Controls for Implementation and Support Costs but Should Strengthen Financial Oversight. GAO-17-224
·         Nuclear Security: DOE Could Improve Aspects of Nuclear Security Reporting. GAO-17-239
·         Small Business Contracting: DOD Should Take Actions to Ensure That Its Pilot Mentor-Protg Program Enhances the Capabilities of Protg Firms. GAO-17-172
·         Trade Enforcement: Information on U.S. Agencies' Monitoring and Enforcement Resources for International Trade Agreements. GAO-17-399

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch: April 13, 2017
o    Splits in Burundi’s Military?
o    South Africa: African National Congress at a Crossroads

Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Security & Development Policy

institute for the Study of War
·         Syria Situation Report: March 30 - April 14, 2017

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
·         Security in the Indian Ocean

Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Migration Policy Institute

Mineta Transportation Institute

Modern War Institute (MWI)

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

New America Foundation

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS)

Peterson Institute for International Economics

Pew Research Center Fact Tank

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

RAND Corporation

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis, April 2017, v. 9. no. 4
o    Countering Jihadist Ideology: The Crucial Battlefront
o    The Danger of Takfir (Excommunication): Exposing IS’ Takfiri Ideology
o    Threat of Daesh in Universities: Malaysia’s Experience
o    Salafism in India: Diversity and Challenges
o    The Terrorist Threat in Turkey: A Dangerous New Phase

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA

Small Wars Journal
·         Advising in Small Wars

Stanley Foundation
·         Framework of Analysis for Atrocity Crimes (Spanish)

Transparency International


United States Institute of Peace

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Turkey's 'New Sultan'

Wilson Center