Sunday, December 31, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 12-29-2017

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Asian Centre for Human Rights

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Blair Institute for Global Change

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center Immigration Studies

Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University
·         Georgetown Security Studies Review, December 2017, v. 6, no. 1
o    The “Sick Man of Eurasia”: Quarantining the Russian Federation in the 21st Century
o    US Assistance to Syrian Kurdish Forces
o    Domestic Politics, Military Reforms, and Threat Perceptions: Three Factors Influencing Russian Decision-Making in its Near Abroad
o    A Commitment to Peace or Just Good Enough?: Analyzing the Tuareg Uprisings in Niger (1990-2009)
o    The Role of the Security Services in Russian Foreign Adventurism and Its Consequences for US Policy
o    An Unorthodox Call to Arms: The Humanitarian Case for Military Intervention in the DPRK
o    Lessons Learned from the Russian Active Measures Campaign in the 2016 United States Presidential Elections: A Crossroads of Success and Failure
o    Roles and Missions of the Armed Forces and Civilian Control Mechanisms in Colombia: 1991-2006
o    The Drivers of Iranian Cyber Strategy: From Stuxnet to the Present
o    “Then Kill the Pagans Wherever You Find Them”: The Emerging Trend of Islamic State Networks Targeting Christians in Egypt
o    Individual Choice, National Consciousness: Cyber Hygiene

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
·         Studies in Intelligence, December 2017, v. 61, no. 4
o    The 1968 Tet Offensive in Vietnam and the Seizure of Hue
o    The Development of a British-American Concept of Special Operations in WWII Burma
o    Cooperation in the Libya WMD Disarmament Case
o    A Guide to the Application of Energy Data for Intelligence Analysis
o    A Call for More Humility in Intelligence Analysis

College of Europe

Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG 2018-049 U.S. Military-Occupied Facilities Evaluation – Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)

Library of Congress, law Library


Modern War Institute

National Academies Press

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism

Observer Research Foundation

Pew Research Center
·         17 Striking Findings from 2017

Polish Institute of International Affairs

Swedish Defence Commission
·         Resilience - The Total Defence Concept and the Development of Civil Defence 2021-2025  
o    Summary [English]
o    Full Report [Swedish]


Syrian Network for Human Rights

Trust for America's Health

Washington Institute for Near East Policy