Monday, May 15, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 05-12-2017

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American International Group, Inc. (AIG)
·         Is Cyber Risk Systemic?

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, April 2017, v.4, no. 4
o    Absolute and relative morbidity burdens attributable to various illnesses and injuries, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016
o    Hospitalizations, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016
o    Ambulatory visits, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016
o    Surveillance snapshot: Illness and injury burdens, reserve component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016
o    Surveillance snapshot: Illness and injury burdens, recruit trainees, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016
o    Absolute and relative morbidity burdens attributable to various illnesses and injuries, non-service member beneficiaries of the Military Health System, 2016

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         For Hamas, Nothing Has Changed

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Beyond the Parallel

Bipartisan Policy Center

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)


·         Central Asia at 25

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)
·         What Comes After Daesh?

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development

Center for International Policy

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, No. 202: Oil Company Benefit Sharing in the Russian North

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #36 - Recalibrating US-India Ties Towards a Coherent Indo-Pacific Strategy

Centre for European Reform (CER)
·         A Prime Minister Unshackled

Chatham House

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

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         United States Cyber Command

Congress. Senate Chris Murphy

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         The 2017 Budget and Economic Outlook [presentation]

East-West Center

Egmont Institute Royal Institute for International Relations

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Kazakhstan Country Analysis Brief - May 2017

EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

European Policy Centre
·         Europe's Reform Opportunity

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, May 2017
o    School Resource Officers and Violence Prevention: Best Practices (Part Two)
o    Writing Clear, Effective Police Reports: No English Degree Required 
o    National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
o    President John Quincy Adams and Bounded Ethicality


Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

German Council on Foreign Relations (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e. V.)
·         Russia’s Evolving South Caucasus Policy [interview with Pavel Baev]

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global ECCO
·         Combating Terrorism Exchange (CTX), Spring 2017, v. 7, no. 1
o    ISIS Prisons: Where Labor Demand Meets Labor Supply
o    Maritime Terrorism in the Mediterranean Sea
o    Drones and the Future of Security Policy: A Maritime Case Study for Assessing the Risk of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems
o    Fundamentalism: The Branch Davidians and the Islamic State
o    Adapting CT Strategies to Combat Organized Crime Gangs
o    The CTAP Interview - Vera Mironova
o    The CTAP Interview - Bruce Hoffman
o    Honor and Truth

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Avian Influenza: USDA Has Taken Actions to Reduce Risks but Needs a Plan to Evaluate Its Efforts. GAO-17-360 

Heritage Foundation
·         2017 Index of Economic Freedom

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, May 11, 2017
o    In Burkina Faso, an Extremist Fulani Struggle Sprouts
o    Tunisia’s Tourist Industry: Bouncing Back?

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC)

Institute for Security & Development Policy

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

Institute for the Study of War
·         The Campaign for Mosul: April 29-May 11, 2017
·         ISIS Sanctuary: May 10, 2017

Institute of International Affairs  (Instituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Intelligence and National Security Alliance

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Italian Institute for International Political Studies (Istituto per gli studi di politica internazionale)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, May 11, 2017, v. 17, no. 7  
o    China’s Global Power Projection Hit With “Strategic Overdraft”
o    What is Known and Unknown about Changes to the PLA’s Ground Combat Units
o    The CMC General Office: Recentralizing Power in the PLA
o    Thinking the Unthinkable: Are American Organizations in China Ready for a Serious Crisis?

Kennedy Center for International Studies
·         Journal of International Organization Studies, Spring 2017, v. 8, no. 1
o    Regional Integration vs. Globalization: A Social network analysis of the trade within and outside the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
o    Donor Choice in Multilateral Health Aid

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)

Marine Corps University Middle East Studies

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

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

Pak Institute for Peace Studies
·         Education Reforms
·         Media Engagement Programs

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency
·         Monitor on Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan for March 2017

Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute  (PKSOI)
·         SOLLIMS Sampler,  Special Edition, May 2017
o    Leadership in Crisis and Complex Operations
o    Leadership Failure by UN Peacekeeping Leaders  - Malakai Violence, South Sudan
o    Lessons from Liberia in Security Sector Reform
o    Leader Attributes for Peacekeeping & Stability Operations
o    "Whole of International Community" for Foreign Disaster Relief
o    Leadership Challenges with Multi-Continental Troops - UNIFIL Case
o    Establishing Civ-Mil Unified Action in a Deployed Environment

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Internet & Technology

Pew Research Center Journalism & Media

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Project 2049 Institute


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Second Line of Defense
·         Designing the Integrated Force

Small Wars Journal
·         Does K-2SO Deserve a Medal?
·         HUMINT: A Continuing Crisis?

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Transatlantic Academy

Transnational Institute
·         Commons Transition and P2P
·         Land for the few Infographics

U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission
·         May Trade Bulletin
·         US Financial Exposure to China

United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
·         Impact Where America Needs It
·         Preventing Election Violence

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center

World  Organization for Resource  Development and Education  [WORDE]