Monday, May 29, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 05-26-2017

38 North

African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes

Air University
·         Air & Space Power Journal, Summer 2017, v. 31, no. 2
o    Social Media and the DOD: Benefits, Risks, and Mitigation
o    Improving Resource Management in the Afghan Air Force
o    The Coming Close Air Support Fly-Off: Lessons from AIMVAL-ACEVAL
o    Break the Paradigm: Prepare Airpower for Enemies' "Most Likely Course of Action"
o    Critical Thinking Skills in USAF Developmental Education
o    Toward a US Air Force Arctic Strategy
o    The Last Prop Fighter: Sandys, Hobos, Fireflies, Zorros, and Spads
o    Data You Can Trust: Blockchain Technology
o    Defeating Small Civilian Unmanned Aerial Systems to Maintain Air Superiority 

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Atlantic Council
·         NATO and Trump

Australian Department of Defence
·         Naval Shipbuilding Plan

Australian Strategic Policy Institute(ASPI)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         A Border as a Dynamic Space

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Bipartisan Policy Center

Brennan Center for Justice

·         Afghanistan Index: Tracking Progress and Security in Post-9/11 Afghanistan [updated May 25, 2017]

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for Climate and Security (CCS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #42 - How Trump is Reimagining America’s Role

Center for Transatlantic Relations

Centre for European Reform (CER)
·         CER Bulletin Issue 114 - June/July 2017
o    Why No Deal Would be Much Worse Than a Bad Deal
o    Macron, Merkel and the Future of the Euro
o    Europe's Forgotten Refugee Crisis

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

College of Europe

Conflict Armament Research

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Cyber Posture of the Services
·         Worldwide Threats

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Department of Defense  (DOD)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of State

East-West Center

Egmont Institute

European Leadership Network (ELN)

European Policy Centre

European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center

European Union Institute for Security Studies

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

French Institute of International Relations (Institut Fran├žais des Relations Internationales)

German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         Turkey After the Referendum

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Commercial Nuclear Waste: Resuming Licensing of the Yucca Mountain Repository Would Require Rebuilding Capacity at DOE and NRC, Among Other Key Steps. GAO-17-340
·         DOD Training: DOD Has Taken Steps to Assess Common Military Training. GAO-17-468
·         Emerging Infectious Diseases: Actions Needed to Address the Challenges of Responding to Zika Virus Disease Outbreaks. GAO-17-445
·         Emerging Infectious Diseases: Actions Needed to Ensure Improved Response to Zika Virus Disease Outbreaks. GAO-17-612T [Testimony]
·         Iraq: DOD Needs to Improve Visibility and Accountability Over Equipment Provided to Iraq's Security Forces. GAO-17-433
·         Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Efforts Intended to Improve Procedures for Requesting Additional Information for Licensing Actions Are Under Way. GAO-17-344

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, May 25, 2017
o    African Universities: Essential for a Higher Education and Indigenous Research Capacity
o    Indefinite Cease-Fire Announced in Mozambique

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

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

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
·         India’s Bad Debt Problem

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) 

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 3-18, Joint Forcible Entry Operations, 11 May 2017

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Martens Centre for European Studies

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

Modern War Institute

National Defense University Press

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
o    Chapter 1 Changes in the European Strategic Environment: Their Impact on East Asia
o    Chapter 2 Security in the Indian Ocean Region: Regional Responses to China’s Growing Influence
o    Chapter 3 China: Quest for a Great-Power Role
o    Chapter 4 The Korean Peninsula: North Korea’s Growing Nuclear and Missile Threat and South Korea’s Anguish
o    Chapter 5 Southeast Asia: Duterte Takes Office, South China Sea in Flux
o    Chapter 6 Russia: President Putin’s Visit to Japan
o    Chapter 7 The United States: Addressing the “Return to Great Power Competition”
o    Chapter 8 Japan: Expanding Strategic Horizons

National Security Archive

National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC)

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCD COE)

NATO Defence College

NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Nautilus Institute

Naval War College
·         Naval War College Review, Summer 2017, v. 70, no. 3
o    Maritime Trade Warfare
o    Tactics of Strategic Competition
o    Impacts of the Robotics Age on Naval Force Design, Effectiveness, and Acquisition
o    Organization and Innovation
o    Epictetus vs. Aristotle
o    Foundations of Moral Obligation
o    Remarks, Stockdale to Pilots, 1965
o    Primary-source evidence from Genda bearing on Parshall-Bennett exchange regarding Fuchida at Pearl Harbor

Observer Research Foundation

Office of Budget and Management (OMB)
·         FY18 Budget

Office of Naval Research
·         Future Force: Naval Science and Technology, Winter 2017
o    Arctic Invasion: How Do We Prevent the Spread of Aquatic Nuisance Species?
o    Protected Communications Go Polar
o    Coupling Atmosphere, Ice, and Ocean Modeling Improves Prediction
o    “Operationally Blended” Satellite Data Can Improve Sea Ice Forecasts
o    It’s a Ship, It’s an Iceberg, It’s a...Polar Bear?
o    “The Science in Antarctica Has Always Been Essential”

Operation Inherent Resolve

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS)

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Potomac Institute


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Small Wars Journal
·         Combating Corruption
·         The Good Vibrations of D-Day

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transatlantic Academy
·         Surplus Germany

Transit Cooperative  Research Program

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
·         Searching for Syria

Union of Concerned Scientists

US Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         The Current Situation in Iran

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         The Trump Effect in Bahrain

Wilson Center

World Economic Forum (WEF)