Monday, March 26, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 03-23-2018

38 North

Africa Center for Strategic Studies
·         The Maghreb’s Fragile Edges

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Arctic Institute

Asia Foundation

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
·         Internet of Insecure Things

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Turkey’s Syrian Battleground

·         Spotlight Latin America


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for American Progress

Center for Global Development

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest No. 216: Winter Olympics/World Cup

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         New Perspectives in Foreign Policy, v. 15, Spring 2018
o    Sino-Russian Convergence in the Military Domain
o    Shoot on Sight: The Politics of Indonesia’s Escalating  Anti-Drug Campaign
o    Russia and Japan on Different Wavelengths in the Kuril Islands
o    Exporting Obesity: Micronesia as  a Microcosm
o    Evolving Tech, Evolving Terror
o    Mind the Gap: Why Mental Health Care Matters for Rebuilding Syria
o    Improving Disaster Response  through Aerospace Technology
o    One Country, Two Futures? How Hong Kong’s System Will Survive
o    The Dangerous Opioid from India
o    Distribute and Conquer: Refugees in the European Union
o    Bad Neighbor? How the European Neighbourhood Policy Has Failed  in Moldova
o    Jemaah Islamiyah: Another Manifestation of al Qaeda Core’s Global Strategy?
·         PacNet #22 - Joint Development in the West Philippine Sea: an Idea Whose Time Has Come

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee
·         Navy Readiness Posture

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee
·         Terror Threat Snapshot - March 

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         United States Strategic Command

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science,  Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense & Department of Energy

Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2018-090 Summary Report on U.S. Direct Funding Provided to Afghanistan 

Department of State
o    Volume I: Drug and Chemical Control
o    Volume II: Money Laundering and Financial Crimes

East West Center

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         United Kingdom Country Analysis Brief - March 2018

European Leadership Network (ELN)
·         Ban the Bomb? Or Bomb the Ban?

European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center (ESISC)

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
·         Consolidated Assessment Ratings

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for Strategic Research (Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique)

French Institute of International Relations (Institut français des relations internationales)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-107 Afghan and Iraqi Special Immigrants: More Information on Their Resettlement Outcomes Would Be Beneficial
·         GAO-18-188 Climate-Related Risks: SEC Has Taken Steps to Clarify Disclosure Requirements
·         GAO-18-290 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education: Actions Needed to Better Assess the Federal Investment
·         GAO-18-300 New Trauma Care System: DOD Should Fully Incorporate Leading Practices into Its Planning for Effective Implementation
·         GAO-18-311 Comparative Effectiveness Research: Activities Funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund
·         GAO-18-318 Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Additional Action Needed to Improve Process for Billing Licensees
·         GAO-18-319 Federal Real Property: Agencies Make Some Use of Telework in Space Planning but Need Additional Guidance
·         GAO-18-352 VA Disability Benefits: Improved Planning Practices Would Better Ensure Successful Appeals Reform

Heritage Foundation

Households in Conflict Network

HSBC Holdings, LLC

InSight Crime and American University’s Center for Latin American & Latino Studies

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch,  March 22, 2018, v. 18
o    The Counterfeit Pharmaceutical Trade in Africa—A Compound Threat
o    Democratic Transition in Liberia—Progress, Governing Challenges, and Corruption

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for the Study of War's (ISW)
·         Syria Situation Report: March 6 - March 20, 2018

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, March 23, 2017, v. 16, no. 6
o    Boko Haram’s Backyard: The Ongoing Battle in Cameroon
o    Saffron Scare: al-Qaeda‘s Propaganda War in India
o    Which Way Forward for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula?

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

·         Lawfare Research Paper Series, March 2018, v. 5, no. 3
o    In Search of Nuance in the Debate Over Hezbollah's Criminal Enterprise and the U.S. Response

Migration Policy Institute

National Academies Press

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
·         NIDS Journal of Defense and Security, December 2017,  no. 18
o    The Joint Operation Structure of the Chinese People's Liberation Army with Focus on the Reorganization of the Chain of Command and Control under the Xi Jinping Administration
o    Demographics and Security—Defense Capabilities Building and Economic Hegemony towards the 22nd Century
o    Nuclear Nonproliferation and Economic Sanctions: Can Non-Military Sanctions Stop Nuclear Proliferation?
o    Legal Assessment of Surveillance Activities in Cyberspace—From the Standpoint of Espionage, Infringement of Sovereignty, and Human Rights Laws (Violations of Privacy)
o    Without Incentives: North Korea's Response to Denuclearization
o    Population Issues in Singapore and Its Implications to National Security

National Security Archive

New America Foundation

Office of the US Trade Representative

Oxford Internet Institute Computational Propaganda Research Project

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Internet & Technology

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Polish Institute of International Affairs
·         Putin’s Elections

PONARS Eurasia

Project on Government Oversight


Royal Australian Air Force Air Power Development Centre

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratham School of International Studies

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA

Small Wars Journal

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
·         SIPRI Annual Review 2017


U.S. Institute for Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center