Saturday, August 5, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 08-04-2017

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Hospital Association (AHA)

Amnesty International

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
·         Big Data in National Security

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Russian Strategic Logic


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Latin American, Caribbean & Latino Studies

Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #55 - ASEAN Turns 50 and There is Much to Celebrate
·         PacNet #54 - A North Korean ICBM is a Danger, Not a Game Changer

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies
·         Turkey's S-400 Dilemma  

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Office of the Actuary
·         2016 DoD Statistical Report on the Military Retirement System [under the military retirement tab]  

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-17-98-SR Special Report: Challenges Facing DHS in Its Attempt to Hire 15,000 Border Patrol Agents and Immigration Officers

Department of State
·         Secretary Tillerson Remarks

Department of Veterans Affairs
·         Report No. 17-01846-31 - Healthcare Inspection: Opioid Prescribing to High-Risk Veterans Receiving VA Purchased Care

East West Center

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Elliot School of International Affairs - Central Asia Program

Federation of American Scientists (FAS)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

French Institute of International Relations (Institut Français des Relations Internationales)

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

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Corps of Engineers: Extent and Status of Expedited Permit Processing for Public-Utility Companies, Natural Gas Companies, and Railroad Carriers. GAO-17-678R
·         Defense Cybersecurity: DOD's Monitoring of Progress in Implementing Cyber Strategies Can Be Strengthened. GAO-17-512
·         Federal Real Property: Status of FBI Headquarters Consolidation and Issues Related to Funding Other Future Projects. GAO-17-783T [testimony]
·         Information Security: OPM Has Improved Controls, but Further Efforts Are Needed. GAO-17-614
·         Pipeline Safety: Additional Actions Could Improve Federal Use of Data on Pipeline Materials and Corrosion. GAO-17-639
·         Prepositioned Stocks: DOD Needs to Develop a Department-Wide Vision and Goals to Guide Program Management. GAO-17-653
·         Refugees: Actions Needed by State Department and DHS to Further Strengthen Applicant Screening Process and Assess Fraud Risks. GAO-17-706 
·         Refugees: State and Its Partners Have Implemented Several Antifraud Measures but Could Further Reduce Staff Fraud Risks. GAO-17-737

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Syria Situation Report: June 15-22, 2017
·         Syria Situation Report: June 29 - July 27, 2017

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)
·         Defence Budgets and Industry
·         Macron's Africa "Problem"

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Mining Spillovers in Chile

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 2-01, Joint and National Intelligence Support to Military Operations, 05 July 2017
·         Joint Pub  4-01, The Defense Transportation System, 18 July 2017

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Manhattan Institute

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies

National Academies Press

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

NATO Defense College

Nautilus Institute

New America Foundation

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Oxford Research Group

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

RAND Corporation

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         ASEAN and the Indian Ocean

Small Wars Journal
·         In Praise of Failure

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         Thirty-sixth Quarterly Report to Congress (July 30, 2017)  

Swiss Re
·         Mexico Country Report
·         US Economic Outlook

US  Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

World Bank