Monday, June 5, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 06-02-2017

38 North

Air Force Research Institute (AFRI)
·        Strategic Studies Quarterly, Summer 2017, v. 11, no. 2
o   Remarks of Congressman Mike Rogers Chairman, House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee Presented to the 2017 Space Symposium
o   Response: Has the Air Force Been a Good Steward for Space?
o   Thinking Anew about US Nuclear Policy toward Russia
o   Much Ado about Nothing? Status Ambitions and Iranian Nuclear Reversal
o   Stalkers in Space:  Defeating the Threat
o   Toward Strategic Nuclear Funding:  The USSOCOM Model

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·        Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, May 2017, v.4, no. 5
o   Viral hepatitis A, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2007-2016
o   Viral hepatitis B, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2007-2016
o   Viral hepatitis C, U.S. military service members and beneficiaries,
o   2008-2016
o   Brief report: Tinea pedis, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2016
o   Surveillance snapshot: Respiratory infections resulting in hospitalization,
o   U.S. Air Force recruits, October 2010-February 2017

Asia Foundation

Asian Centre for Human Rights

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·        Assad Is Bad News
·        The Farhoud Remembered

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)


CATO Institute

Center for Global Development

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·        Russian Analytical Digest, No.203: Russia and Ukraine

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Centre for Military and Strategic Studies
·        Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, 2017, v. 17, no. 4
·        Special Issue: Reflexive Military Practitioners: Design Thinking and Beyond
o   Introduction: Revolution in Military Epistemology
o   Self Disruption: Seizing the High Ground of Systemic Operational Design (SOD)
o   Design in Civvies: The Promise of Creating Degrees of Freedom in Government
o   Design: an Ethical and Moral Project Conscious Intention for the Cybernetician
o   Stumbling into Design: Radical Action Experiments in Professional Military Education at Canadian Forces College
o   Don’t forget about Boxer: Teaching Systems Thinking, Complexity and Design to NCMs
o   Critical Military Epistemology: Designing Reflexivity into Military Curricula
o   Blending Postmodernism with Military Design Methodologies: Heresy, Subversion, and other Myths of Organizational Change
o   Like Hugging Grandma: Introducing Design into a Military Organization
o   A Tale of Two Designs: Developing the Australian Defence Force’s Latest Iteration of its Joint Operations Planning Doctrine
o   Of Garbage Cans and Paradox: Reflexively Reviewing Design, Mission Command, and the Gray Zone
o   Learning through our Mistakes: the Legacy of Marxism in Colombian Counter-Insurgency Strategy
o   The Continuous Judicial and the Judiciary Wars in Colombia: Critical Dimensions of Insurgent Political Warfare
o   Legitimacy as the Center of Gravity in Hybrid Warfare: Notes from the Colombian Battlefield
o   Damascus: The Renewed Doctrine of the National Army of Colombia
o   Carl von Clausewitz and the Invention of the Conservative Nation-State: Retrieving Instrumental Reflexivity in the Strategic Tradition
o   Conclusion: Researching the Reflexive Turn in Military Affairs & Strategic Studies

Chatham House

College of Europe
·        NEAR or FEAR: The Security Aspects of EU Enlargement         

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
·        Mexico’s Drug War

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

East-West Center

Egmont Institute

EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

European Policy Centre
·        Brexit: Time for Plan B
·        Europe's Reform Opportunity

European Union Institute for Security Studies

Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

George Washington University Program on Extremism

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·        Immigration Courts: Actions Needed to Reduce Case Backlog and Address Long-Standing Management and Operational Challenges. GAO-17-438
·        Military Personnel: Observations on the Department of Defense's Career Intermission Pilot Program. GAO-17-623R
·        Missile Defense: Some Progress Delivering Capabilities, but Challenges with Testing Transparency and Requirements Development Need to Be Addressed. GAO-17-381

Heritage Foundation

Hoover's China Leadership Monitor
·        China Leadership Monitor, Spring 2017, no. 53
o   Chinese Views on the Trump Administration’s Asia Policy
o   Cross-Strait Relations: Marking Time
o   “Safeguarding the Core and Following Commands”: Party-Army Relations Before the 19th Party Congress
o   The Regulatory Storm: A Surprising Turn in Financial Policy
o   The National People’s Congress in 2017: Security, Ideology, and Experimentation
o   How to Read Xi Jinping’s 19th Party Congress Political Report

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses
·        Africa Watch, June 1, 2017
o   The Roots of Conflict over Land in Kenya
o   Rwanda Elections Will Likely Reinforce the Status Quo

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security & Development Policy

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

Institute for the Study of War
·        Syria Situation Report: May 19 - June 1, 2017

Institute of International Affairs  (Instituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·        Inclusive Growth Framework
·        Policy Uncertainty in Japan

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs

Jamestown Foundation
·        Terrorism Monitor, June 3, 2017, v. 15, no. 11
o   Russia a Fair-Weather Friend for Syria’s Kurds
o   Learning and Adapting: al-Qaeda’s Attempts to Counter Drone Strikes
o   Libya’s Military Wild Card: The Benghazi Defense Brigades and the Massacre at Brak al-Shatti

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Manhattan Institute

·        Inside Job: The Sequel - 2017 Federal Insider Threat Report [free registration required]

Migration Policy Institute

National Academies Press

National Association for Corporate Directors (NACD)
·        Cyber-Risk Oversight

National Security Archive

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence

NATO Defense College

Nautilus Institute

Observer Research Foundation

Omega Research Foundation

Oxford Research Group

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Poland Ministry of National Defence

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)
·        Job Opportunity Cost of War

Project on Managing the Atom


Refugees International

RTI International

Small Wars Journal
·        The Gray Zone in Africa
·        "Vietnam"

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Vision of Humanity
·        2017 Global Peace Index

Washington Institute for Near East Policy