Monday, April 30, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 04-27-2018

38 North

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Air Power Development Centre

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, April  2018, v. 5, no. 4
o    Coccidioidomycosis, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2007–2017
o    CE/CME: Update: Heat illness, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2017
o    Update: Exertional rhabdomyolysis, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2013–2017
o    Update: Exertional hyponatremia, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2002–2017

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Atlantic Council

Australian National University – Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         In Tunisia, A Doomed Alliance
·         Why Ennahdha has No Competition

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Erdo─čan vs. the Free Press
·         Tehran’s Dangerous Yemen Game

Brennan Center for Justice



CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
·         Soldier Protection Today

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)
·         NPT Briefing Book 2018

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #30 - The North-South Summit: Testing Pyongyang’s Sincerity

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Centre for Military and Strategic Studies
·         Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, 2018, v. 18, no. 3
o    An Analysis of the French economic industrial and military mobilization in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars 1799-1815
o    The Ross Ellis Lecture in Military and Strategic Studies
o    The Final Allied Offensive on the Western Front in 1918
o    Operations at Arras

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, April  2018, v. 11, no. 4
o    A View from the CT Foxhole: Five Years After the Boston Marathon Bombing
o    NYPD vs. Revolution Muslim: The Inside Story of the Defeat of a Local Radicalization Hub
o    The Islamic State’s Lingering Legacy among Young Men from the Mosul Area
o    Challenging the ISK Brand in Afghanistan-Pakistan: Rivalries and Divided Loyalties
o    The British Hacker Who Became the Islamic State’s Chief Terror Cybercoach: A Profile of Junaid Hussain

Conflict Armament Research

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
·         Report on Russian Active Measures [Redacted]

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee
·         Johnson letter to ORR re: MS-13

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Budget Outlook for 2018 to 2028 in 11 Slides

Cost of War Project, Watson Institute

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2018-107 Expeditionary Fast Transport Capabilities

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Enough Project

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Institute of the Mediterranean

European Leadership Network (ELN)

European Parliament
·         Cyber-security
·         Revision of the Visa Code

European Policy Centre
·         Lebanon on the Edge

Flemish Peace Institute

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

French Institute of International Relations (Institut Fran├žais des Relations Internationales)

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         Can Merkel Close the Deal?

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-241 Hanford Waste Treatment Plant: DOE Needs to Take Further Actions to Address Weaknesses in Its Quality Assurance Program
·         GAO-18-378 DOD Health Care: Defense Health Agency Should Improve Tracking of Serious Adverse Medical Events and Monitoring of Required Follow-up
·         GAO-18-498T Government Efficiency and Effectiveness: Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve Other Financial Benefits [testimony]
·         GAO-18-506T Unaccompanied Children: DHS and HHS Have Taken Steps to Improve Transfers and Monitoring of Care, but Actions Still Needed [testimony]
·         GAO-18-512T National Preparedness: FEMA Has Taken Steps to Strengthen Grant Management, But Challenges Remain in Assessing Capabilities
·         GAO-18-520T Cybersecurity: DHS Needs to Enhance Efforts to Improve and Promote the Security of Federal and Private-Sector Networks [testimony]

Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security Studies
·         Peace and Security Council Report No 101

Institute for the Study of War
·         A Way Forward in Syria

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)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, v. 18, no. 7, April 24, 2018
o    Pre-suasion: How the PRC Controls the Message on a Sino-US Trade War
o    Blinding the Enemy: How the PRC Prepares for Radar Countermeasures
o    Can China Realize Africa’s Dream of an East-West Transport Link?
o    Civil-Military Fusion and the PLA’s Pursuit of Dominance in Emerging Technologies
o    Sino-Nepali Relations—Scaling New Heights
·         Terrorism Monitor, April 34, 2017, v. 16, no. 8
o    UAE’s Divisive Strategy in Yemen
o    Tackling the Roots of Uzbek Terror
o    Jaysh al-Ayman—A ‘Local’ Threat in Kenya

JFK Special Warfare Center and School
·         Special Warfare, January -March 2018, v. 31, no. 1   
o    The Last Tactical Mile: Sustaining  Defeat-ISIS Operations in Syria
o    Anbar After ISIS
o    Tribe and State Relations in Iraq
o    The Concept of Revenge in Arab  Tribal Societies
o    Optimizing Indirect MISO: MIST-IRAQ and Advising at the Operational Level of War
o    Building Strategic Influence: The SOF Role  in Political Warfare

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Doctrine Note (JDN) 1-18, Strategy, 25 April 2018
·         Joint Pub 3-14, Space Operations, 10 April 2018

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)


Martens Centre for European Studies

McAfee Advanced Threat Research

Migration Policy Institute

National Academies Press

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College

NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence

New America Foundation
·         Iraq After ISIS: What To Do Now

Nuclear Threat Initiative

Observer Research Foundation

Oxford Research Group

Palm Center

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Polish Institute of International Affairs

PONARS Eurasia


Recorded Future

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         SOCNORTH 101

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         SIGAR 18-42-AR Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund: The World Bank Needs to Improve How it Monitors Implementation, Shares Information, and Determines the Impact of Donor Contributions

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

UK Finance
·         Staying Ahead of Cyber Crime

UK Independent Terrorism Legislation Review

UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Israel's Sinai Dilemma
·         What Comes Next in Syria?

White House

World Bank