Monday, February 12, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 02-09-2018

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Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Aspen Institute

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·        Russia’s Eurasian Disunion

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Beyond the Parallel

Brennan Center for Justice

·        The Education of Kim Jong-Un

Canadian Global Affairs Institute

Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute
·        Tort Reform and Innovation

Center for Global Development

Center for International Policy

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for a New American Security

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·        Strategic Trends 2017  

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·        PacNet #12 - Help Wanted . . . and Needed

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)

Commercial Crime Services (CCS)

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·        Syria: Which Way Forward?

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee
·        Terror Threat Snapshot [February, 2018]

Congress. House. Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·        Army Modernization

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
·        Turkey and the Way Ahead

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Danish Institute for International Studies (Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General
·        OIG-18- 38 Unsupported Payments Made to Policyholders Who Participated in the Hurricane Sandy Claims Review Process
·        OIG-18- 48 Review of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Fiscal Year 2017 Detailed Accounting Submission for Drug Control Funds  

East West Center

Egmont Institute

Elliot School of International Affairs - Central Asia Program

Enough Project

European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)

European Parliament

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

George Washington University Program on Extremism

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

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·        Critical Infrastructure Protection: Electricity Suppliers Have Taken Actions to Address Electromagnetic Risks, and Additional Research Is Ongoing GAO-18-67
·        Cybersecurity Workforce: Urgent Need for DHS to Take Actions to Identify Its Position and Critical Skill Requirements GAO-18-175
·        Department of Energy: Continued Actions Needed to Modernize Nuclear Infrastructure and Address Management Challenges GAO-18-374T [Testimony]
·        Federal Law Enforcement: DHS and DOJ Are Working to Enhance Responses to Incidents Involving Individuals with Mental Illness GAO-18-229
·        Military Personnel: Actions Needed to Better Position the Navy and the Marine Corps to Support Expanding Unmanned Systems Operations GAO-18-162
·        UN Peacekeeping: Cost Estimate for Hypothetical U.S. Operation Exceeds Actual Costs for Comparable UN Operation GAO-18-243
·        Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Federal Agencies' Collaboration Generally Reflected Leading Practices, but Could Be Enhanced GAO-18-171

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·        Africa Watch, February 8, 2018  
o   Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis Worsens and Widens
o   Expectations Are Low for the Second Round of South Sudan Peace Talks
·        Africa Watch, February 1, 2018  
o   Water Crisis in Cape Town: Natural Disaster or Man-Made?
o   January Was a Rocky Month for Egypt-Sudan Relations

Institute for Strategic Dialogue

Institute for the Study of War
·        Syria Situation Report: January 24 - February7, 2018

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group

International Institute for Strategic Studies

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·        Terrorism Monitor, February 8, 2017, v. 16, no. 3
o   Chinese Projects in Pakistan Prove Tempting Targets for Terrorist Groups
o   The Resurgence of al-Shabaab
o   The Uncertain Future of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units

JFK Special Warfare Center and School
·        Special Warfare, October -December 2017, v. 30. no. 4   
o   Special Operations Command Pacific
o   Q&A With the SOCPAC Commander Major General Daniel D. Yoo, USMC
o   Remaining First in Asia: The Importance of SOF Maintaining Access and Influence in Contested Domains
o   Tailoring Logistics Support for Special Operations in the Pacific
o   Nepal SOF Mountaineering and Training Opportunities
o   Mahabir Rangers
o   Nepal: Left of Zero: SOF Crisis Response
o   Focus Sri Lanka
o   Crisis Response in Sri Lanka
o   Operation Enduring Freedom - Philippines
o   Sustaining Partnerships: Lessons learned from Operation Enduring Freedom - Philippines to Support Sustained Partnerships
o   Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination
o   The Philippine Primer: Cultural Considerations Critical to Success
o   Narrative Fusion Cell: Psychological Operations Forces Harness Advanced Influence Capability Expertise in the Pacific
o   Republic of Korea: Engagements That Last
o   SOF Roots in Thailand
o   Cobra Gold in 2017
o   Permanent Partners in the Pacific Rim: Relationship between U.S. and Japanese Special Forces
o   Effectiveness of a Forward-Stationed Special Forces Battalion
o   Mongolian SOF Burgeoning Partnership
o   Maritime Foreign Internal Defense in Bangladesh: An Interagency-SOF Success Story

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

Korea Institute for National Unification


Migration Policy Institute

Munich Security Conference Foundation

National Academies Press

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

NATO Defense College

Observer Research Foundation

Oxford Internet Institute Computational Propaganda Research Project

Peace Research Institute Oslo

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Policy Exchange

Polish Institute of International Affairs

PONARS Eurasia


Regulatory Transparency Project

Royal Australian Air Force Air Power Development Centre

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·        Pashtun Uprising 3.0

South African Institute of International Affairs

Stimson Center
·        Interactive version

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

UK Home Office

United Kingdom Parliament

US Geological Survey (USGS)

US  Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·        Turkey: A Partner in Crisis

Wilson Center
·        Mexico's Internal Security Law [Infographic]

World Economic Forum