Monday, September 11, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 09-08-2017

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Al Jazeera Center for Studies
·         Europe and the Gulf Crisis
·         Rwanda and President Kagame

American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

American Technology Council

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 61, September 2017

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, August 2017, v. 4, no. 8
o    Multiple sclerosis among service members of the active and reserve components of the U.S. Armed Forces and among other beneficiaries of the
o    Military Health System, 2007-2016
o    Challenges with diagnosing and investigating suspected active tuberculosis disease in military trainees
o    Brief report: Mid-season influenza vaccine effectiveness estimates for the 2016-2017 influenza season

Atlantic Council
·         Escaping China’s Shadow
·         State Department Reform Report

Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Australian National University

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Israel Is Real
·         Palestinian Settler-Colonialism
·         Tokyo’s North Korean Dilemma

Bipartisan Policy Center

Brennan Center for Justice

·         Democracy and Security Dialogue Research Project (includes the following)


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)
·         Keeping the Americans In

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
·         India in Maritime Asia

CATO Institute

Center for Global Development

Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, &Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Senator Gillibrand

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations

Counter Extremism Project

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of State
·         U.S. Engagement in the Pacific

East-West Center

Economic Research Forum (ERF)
·         Are Export Sanctions Effective?

European Policy Centre

European Parliament


Feinstein International Center

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

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

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)
·         Better Migration Management

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Air Traffic Control Modernization: Progress and Challenges in Implementing NextGen GAO-17-450
·         Anti-Money Laundering: U.S. Efforts to Combat Narcotics-Related Money Laundering in the Western Hemisphere GAO-17-684
·         Aviation Security: TSA Has Made Progress Implementing Requirements in the Aviation Security Act of 2016 GAO-17-662
·         Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Use of Special Interest Projects to Fund Prevention Research Centers GAO-17-693
·         Diplomatic Security: Key Oversight Issues GAO-17-681SP
·         Federal Telework: Improved Guidance and Communication on Recording Telework Hours Needed at Veterans Benefits Administration GAO-17-621R
·         Foreign Military Sales: Kenyan Request for Armed Aircraft GAO-17-713R
·         International Mail Security: CBP and USPS Should Assess Costs and Benefits of Using Electronic Advance Data GAO-17-796T [Testimony]
·         International Mail Security: Costs and Benefits of Using Electronic Data to Screen Mail Need to Be Assessed GAO-17-606
·         Managing for Results: Selected Agencies' Experiences in Implementing Strategic Reviews GAO-17-740R
·         Military Training: DOD Met Annual Reporting Requirements in Its 2017 Sustainable Ranges Report GAO-17-769
·         Navy Readiness: Actions Needed to Address Persistent Maintenance, Training, and Other Challenges Facing the Fleet GAO-17-798T [Testimony]
·         Navy Unmanned Aerial Refueling System: Acquisition Addresses Validated Requirements and Reflects a Knowledge-Based Approach GAO-17-647
·         Modernizing the Nuclear Security Enterprise: A Complete Scope of Work Is Needed to Develop Timely Cost and Schedule Information for the Uranium Program GAO-17-577
·         Nonviolent Drug Convictions: Stakeholders' Views on Potential Actions to Address Collateral Consequences GAO-17-691
·         Plutonium Disposition: Proposed Dilute and Dispose Approach Highlights Need for More Work at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant GAO-17-390
·         Public Health Information Technology: HHS Has Made Little Progress toward Implementing Enhanced Situational Awareness Network Capabilities GAO-17-377
·         VA Health Care: Opportunities Exist for Improving Implementation and Oversight of Enrollment Processes for Veterans GAO-17-709

Heritage Foundation


Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP)

Institute for the Study of War

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor
·         Cluster Munition Monitor 2017 

Migration Policy Institute

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

National Institute of Justice

NATO Defense College

Nautilus Institute

Panetta Institute for Public Policy
·         The Case for National Service

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Journalism & Media

Polish Institute of International Affairs

Potomac Institute for Policy Studies


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Second Line of Defense

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

Transnational Institute

United Kingdom Ministry of Defense

United States Institute of Peace

Urban Institute

Walden University

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Dealing with Hate Sermons

World Bank