Monday, November 20, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 11-17-2017

38 North

Action on Armed Violence

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
·         Strategy for Success in Libya

Amnesty International

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

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
·         Erdoğan’s Kurdish Gambit

Blue Star Families

Brennan Center for Justice 

·         Did Technology Kill the Truth?


Call of Duty Endowment

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute
·         Policy Uncertainty in Japan

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Climate & Security

Center for Cyber & Homeland Security (CCHS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Security Policy

Center for Security Studies

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #84 - Opposition Collapse: Opportunity for Rationality?

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight &Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, & Technology 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)

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2018-018 Implementation of the DoD Leahy Law Regarding Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse by Members of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-18-12 Special Report: Lessons Learned from Previous Audit Reports on Insurance under the Public Assistance Program

Department of State

Department of the Navy

East Asia Institute

East West Center

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Egmont Institute

Enough Project

European Institute of the Mediterranean

European Leadership Network (ELN)

European Policy Centre

European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center (ESISC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, November 2017
o    Residential Child Abduction Cases
o    Heroes
o    Have We Lost Civility?

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
·         Consolidated Assessment Ratings
·         The FATF Recommendations

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Freedom House

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

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)
·         Revised Cybersecurity Strategy

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Commercial Aviation: Pilots' and Flight Attendants' Exposure to Noise aboard Aircraft GAO-18-109R
·         Department of Defense: Telehealth Use in Fiscal Year 2016 GAO-18-108R
·         Information Technology: Further Implementation of FITARA Related Recommendations Is Needed to Better Manage Acquisitions and Operations GAO-18-234T  [Testimony]
·         Improper Payments: Most Selected Agencies Improved Procedures to Help Ensure Risk Assessments of All Programs and Activities GAO-18-36
·         Nuclear Weapons: NNSA Needs to Determine Critical Skills and Competencies for Its Strategic Materials Programs GAO-18-99
·         Plutonium Disposition: Observations on DOE and Army Corps Assessments of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility Contract GAO-18-122R
·         Preventing Drug Abuse: Low Participation by Pharmacies and Other Entities as Voluntary Collectors of Unused Prescription Drugs GAO-18-25
·         Tobacco Trade: Duty-Free Cigarettes Sold in Unlimited Quantities on the U.S.-Mexico Border Pose Customs Challenges GAO-18-21

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, November 9, 2017  
o    The Indigenous People of Biafra: Another Stab at Biafran Independence
o    Eritrea: Will Declining Remittances Lead to Domestic Unrest?

Institute for Economics & Peace
·         Global Terrorism Index 2017

Institute for International Affairs

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security Studies

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

Institute for the Study of War

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Global Trade and the Dollar
·         Potential Growth in Colombia

Kennedy Center for International Studies
·         Journal of International Organization Studies, Fall 2017, v. 8, no. 2
o    The United Nations at the Country Level: Reassessing Operational Activities for Development
o    The “Amazon Moment”—A New Business Model for the United Nations at the Country Level
o    The Norm Life Cycle of UN Reform: “Delivering as One and UN System-Wide Coherence”
o    The “Delivering as One” UN Initiative: Reforming the United Nations System at the Country Level

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Marine Corps History Division
·         Marine Corps History Magazine, Summer 2017, v. 3, no. 1
o    The Last to Fall: The 1922 March, Battles, and Deaths of the U.S. Marines at Gettysburg
o    The Legend of Suicide Charley: Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, and the Battle for Henderson Field, 24–25 October 1942
o    Royal Marines Commandos at Limbang, 1962
o    The “Afloat-Ready Battalion”: The Development of the U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Amphibious Ready Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1898–1978
o    National Museum of the Marine Corps: The Final Phase

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies

National Academies Press

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

National Immigration Forum

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Network of Fusion Centers

NATO Defense College

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Observer Research Foundation

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Policy Exchange

PONARS Eurasia


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Spearhead Research

Stanley Foundation

Stimson Center
·         Re-Energizing Nuclear Security

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

Union of Concerned Scientists

UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI)

UN Development Programme (UNDP)
·         Journey to Extremism in Africa

UN Office of Drugs and Crime  (UNODC)

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
·         2017 Annual Report to Congress

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Beyond Deconfliction in Syria
·         Hezbollah and Iran in Syria
·         Iranian Military Doctrine
·         Saudi Arabia's War on Lebanon

White House

Wilson Center

World Bank