Monday, October 9, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 10-06-2017

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset
·         ACLED Conflict Trends Report no. 62, October 2017

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         BRICS Without East Jerusalem

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Brennan Center for Justice

·         Afghanistan Index: Also Including Selected Data on Pakistan [September 29, 2017]

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security

Center for Global Development

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Mali’s Fragile Peace

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #72 - US China Policy Review – Thoroughly Consider Taiwan
·         PacNet #71 - A Lesson for the Iran Deal from the North Korea Experience

Center for the Study of Intelligence
·         Studies in Intelligence, 2017, v. 61, no. 3
o    Intelligence Success or Failure?: Sputnik and US Intelligence: The Warning Record
o    WWII Intelligence Culture Shock:  From Europe to China: An OSS Veteran’s Reflections
o    Reflections on Readings on 9/11, Iraq WMD, and the Detention and Interrogation Program
o    A Review of Enhanced Interrogation: Inside the Minds and Motives of the Islamic Terrorists Who Are Trying to Destroy America

Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
·         CDC Hurricane 2017 Key Messages

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, and Technology Committee 

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Energy & Natural Resources Committee
·         Energy Storage Technologies

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-17-114 CBP's IT Systems and Infrastructure Did Not Fully Support Border Security Operations

Department of State

East West Center

East Asia Institute

Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (EFSGV)

Egmont Institute
·         Angola’s Africa Policy

European Parliament

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center (ESISC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Ecuador Country Analysis Brief - October 2017 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)


Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

German Development Institute 

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)
·         Israel: Shrinking Spaces

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Governance Lab/Data Collaboratives

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Antiterrorism Assistance Program: State Should Improve Data Collection and Participant Oversight GAO-18-149T [Testimony]
·         Antiterrorism Assistance: State Department Should Improve Data Collection and Participant Oversight GAO-17-704
·         Defense Nuclear Enterprise: Processes to Monitor Progress on Implementing Recommendations and Managing Risks Could Be Improved GAO-18-144
·         Drinking Water: Additional Data and Statistical Analysis May Enhance EPA's Oversight of the Lead and Copper Rule GAO-17-424
·         Federal Aviation Administration: Stakeholders' Perspectives on Potentially Moving the Office of Commercial Space Transportation GAO-18-96
·         Southwest Border Security: Actions Needed to Enhance CBP's Maintenance of Roads Used for Its Operations GAO-18-11
·         Space Exploration: DOE Could Improve Planning and Communication Related to Plutonium-238 and Radioisotope Power Systems Production Challenges GAO-17-673
·         Space Exploration: Improved Planning and Communication Needed for Plutonium-238 and Radioisotope Power Systems Production GAO-18-161T [Testimony]
·         U.S. Territories: Public Debt Outlook GAO-18-160

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, October 5, 2017  
·         International Election Observation and Kenya’s 2017 Election: Indicative of Structural Problems with the Model
·         Uganda Debates Life Tenure for President Museveni

Institute for Security & Development
·         THAAD in the Korean Peninsula

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

Institute for the Study of War

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

Lowy Institute for International Relations
·         Xi Jinping's Moment

Manhattan Institute

National Academies Press

National Defense University Press
·         Joint Force Quarterly (JFQ), 87 (4th Quarter, October 2017)
o    From the Chairman: Allies and Partners Are Our Strategic Center of Gravity
o    An Interview with Joseph L. Lengyel
o    Open Sources for the Information Age: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Unclassified Data
o    The Use of Explosives in Cities: A Grim but Lawful Reality of War
o    Follow the Money: Targeting Enemy War-Sustaining Activities
o    The Risk of Delay: The Need for a New Authorization for Use of Military Force
o    Butter Bar to Four Star: Deficiencies in Leader Development
o    Asadism and Legitimacy in Syria
o    Toxic Culture: How the U.S. Military Enables Incivility and What to Do About It
o    Increasing Partner-Nation Capacity Through Global Health Engagement
o    Human Terrain at the Crossroads
o    Are There Too Many General Officers for Today’s Military?
o    Exploring a New System of Command and Control: The Case for U.S. Africa Command
o    The Role of Space Norms in Protection and Defense
o    Time in War

Nautilus Institute

Office of the  Director of  National Intelligence (ODNI)
·         ICD 906 - Controlled Access Programs
·         ICPG 704.6 - Conduct of Polygraph Examinations for Personnel Security Vetting
·         ICPM 2005-900-2 - DNI National Counterproliferation Center

Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)
·         Peace & Stability Operations Journal, 2017, v. 7, no. 2  
o    AUSA Precursor Event - Peace and Stability
o    PSOTEW Background and Introduction
o    Work Groups 1-6
o    The Modern History of Civil Affairs and it's Necessary Reforms
o    A Review on the Structure and Function of UN Integrated Mission

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Internet & Technology
·         Automation in Everyday Life

Pew Research Center Journalism & Media

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Polish Institute of International Affairs

PONARS Eurasia

·         Future Aircraft Carrier Options

Small Wars Journal

Stanley Foundation

Transnational Institute

United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)
·         Disarmament Digital Documents Library (new) 

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Tattoo Sectarianism

Wilson Center
·         New Sources on Sputnik