Sunday, October 29, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 10-27-2017

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, October 2017, v. 4, no. 10
o    Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella among Service Members and Other Beneficiaries of the Military Health System, 2010–2016
o    Update: Cold Weather Injuries, Active and Reserve Components, U.S. Armed Forces, July 2012–June 2017
o    Surveillance Snapshot: Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness, U.S. European Command, as Estimated by the Department of Defense Global, Laboratory-Based Influenza Surveillance Program, 2016–2017 Influenza Season
o    Surveillance snapshot: Influenza immunization among U.S. Armed Forces healthcare workers, August 2012–April 2017

Atlantic Council
·         Managing the Korean Conundrum

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
·         People Smugglers Globally 2017

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Cost of Replacing Fossil Fuels

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

·         Tracking Deregulation in the Trump Era [interactive]


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute
·         The Coming Transit Apocalypse

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)
·         FY 2018 Weapon Systems Factbook

Center for Strategic and International Studies
·         PacNet #76 - Defeated terrorists in Marawi pose wider threat to Southeast Asia
·         PacNet #77 - Japan: Hopeless?

Center for the Study of the Drones
·         Drones in the 2018 Defense Budget

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House
·         The London Conference 2017

Clements Center for National Security
·         Texas National Security Review, 2017, v. 1, no. 1
o    World Order: Many-Headed Monster or Noble Pursuit?
o    The Meaning of Strategy, Part I: The Origins
o    ‘Blunt Not the Heart, Enrage It’: The Psychology of Revenge and Deterrence
o    Too Much History: American Policy and East Asia in the Shadow of the Past
o    Why Did America Cross the Pacific? Reconstructing the U.S. Decision to Take the Philippines, 1898-99
o    Now What? The American Citizen, World Order, and Building a New Foreign Policy Consensus
o    Too Much History: American Policy and East Asia in the Shadow of the Past

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

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. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Energy & Natural Resources Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG 18-03 USCIS Needs a Better Approach to Verify H-1B Visa Participants

Department of State

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
·         Drugs of Abuse -2017 edition

East Asia Institute

East West Center

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

European Parliament

European Policy Centre

European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, October 2017
o    Enforcing the Laws of Wildlife and Recreation (Part Two)  
o    Run with the Police
o    Why Leaders Lose Good People

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

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

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Climate Change: Information on Potential Economic Effects Could Help Guide Federal Efforts to Reduce Fiscal Exposure GAO-17-720
·         Coast Guard: Actions Needed to Close Stations Identified as Overlapping and Unnecessarily Duplicative GAO-18-9
·         Coast Guard: Actions Needed to Enhance Performance Information Transparency and Monitoring GAO-18-13
·         Counternarcotics: Overview of U.S. Efforts in the Western Hemisphere GAO-18-10
·         Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure: Information on Identified Needs, Planning for Future Conditions, and Coordination of Project Funding GAO-17-559
·         F-35 Aircraft Sustainment: DOD Needs to Address Challenges Affecting Readiness and Cost Transparency GAO-18-75
·         Federal Facility Security: Selected Agencies Should Improve Methods for Assessing and Monitoring Risk GAO-18-72
·         Low-Dose Radiation: Interagency Collaboration on Planning Research Could Improve Information on Health Effects GAO-17-546
·         Military Readiness: Actions Are Needed to Enhance Readiness of Global Response Force to Support Contingency Operations GAO-18-81
·         Refugees: Federal Agencies and Their Partners Have Implemented Certain Measures, but Need to Further Strengthen Applicant Screening and Assess Fraud Risks GAO-18-156T  [testimony]
·         Solid Rocket Motors: DOD and Industry Are Addressing Challenges to Minimize Supply Concerns GAO-18-45

Government of the District of Columbia

Henley Putnam University
·         Journal of Strategic Security, 2017, v. 10, no. 3
o    Shades of Gray Deterrence: Issues of Fighting in the Gray Zone
o    Encrypted Jihad: Investigating the Role of Telegram App in Lone Wolf Attacks in the West
o    A Conceptual Model to Identify Intent to Use Chemical-Biological Weapons

Henry Jackson Society

Heritage Foundation

High Level Military Group [HLMG]

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, October 26, 2017  
o    Islamist Attack in Mozambique
o    Anglophone Protests in Cameroon: More Than Language

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Security Studies

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

Institute for the Study of War
·         Syria Situation Report:  October 10 - 24, 2017

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)
·         Unpacking Lebanon's Resilience

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group

ISD Global

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, October 27, 2017, v. 15, no. 20
o    Sudan’s Controversial Rapid Support Forces Bolster Saudi Efforts in Yemen
o    How Long Will Italy Weather Europe’s Rising Terror Threat?
o    How Kenya’s Failure to Contain an Islamist Insurgency is Threatening Regional Prosperity

Korea Institute for National Unification

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Martens Centre for European Studies

National Archives Records Administration (NARA)

National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces
·         Canadian Military Journal, 2017, v. 17, no. 4
o    Russia’s Near-Abroad Interventions: Crazy Like a Fox
o    Future Airpower: Trends and Implications for Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM)
o    The Royal Canadian Navy in Peace Operations
o    25 Years after Somalia: How it Changed Canadian Armed Forces Preparations for Operations
o    Yes, French Canadians Did Their Share in the First World War
o    Should Canada Have a Foreign Espionage Service?
o    Reports of the Auditor General of Canada – Canadian Army Reserve: The Missing Link
o    Expanding Horizons, Leading the Future: The Role of the Chief Petty Officer 1st Class (CPO1) / Chief Warrant Officer (CWO)
o    Strong, Secure, Engaged: The Liberal Defence Policy Statement of 2017

National Security Archive

Observer Research Foundation

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Polish Institute of International Affairs (Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych)

PONARS Eurasia

Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Price Waterhouse Cooper (PWC)


Refugees in Towns (RIT)
o    Case Studies

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis, October 2017, v. 9, no. 10  
o    ‘The Defeat of IS & the Southeast Asian Terrorist Threat‘
o    Ending the Fight in Marawi
o    The Significance of Megat Shahdan as a Singaporean IS Foreign Fighter
o    Extremism beyond Nusa Kambangan Prisons
o    Radicalisation: Examining a Concept, its Use and Abuse

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

Soufan Center

Spearhead Research

Strategic Studies Institute

Swank Program in Rural-Urban Policy

Swiss Re Institute
·         China Economic Outlook Quarterly , 3rd Quarter, October 2017

Transparency International

United Kingdom, HM Treasury

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center

World Bank

World Economic Forum