Sunday, April 8, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 04-06-2018

38 North

Amnesty International

Army University Press
·         Journal of Military Learning, April 2018, v. 1, no. 3
o    The Right Education and Training at the Right Time: Deciding What to Teach and Ensuring It Happens
o    The Veteran-Student Experience: Lessons for Higher Education
o    The Effects of Combat Stress on Women in a Military Academic Environment
o    Fostering Instructor Competencies through Army University’s Faculty Development Program
o    Servant Leadership in the Classroom: Serving Adult Students While Maintaining High Academic Standards
o    A Staff Ride for the Modern Battlefield

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Parliament. House of Commons

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Bipartisan Policy Center


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Canadian Parliament. House of Commons. Committee on National Defense

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         The Putin System

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #26 - Japan's 2018 Midterm Defense Plan Stands To Be Consequential
·         PacNet #27 - Washington's Hardening On China - Key Decisions Ahead

Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House
·         Yemen’s Southern Powder Keg

Clingendael, Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of the Treasury

Dudley Knox Library (DKL)
·         Sea Mines and Countermeasures: A Bibliography [updated Dec 2017]

East West Center

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

European Leadership Network (ELN)

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
·         Consolidated Assessment Ratings

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

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

Government Accountability Office
·         GAO-18-221 Defense Budget: Actions Needed to Improve the Management of Foreign Currency Funds

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC)

Institute for Science and International Security

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

Institute for the Study of War
·         Latvia’s Political Stability

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group
·         Electoral Poker in DR Congo

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, April 6, 2017, v. 16, no.7
o    The Threat From British Jihadists After the Caliphate's Fall
o    Islamic State a Deadly Force in Kabul
o    Salafists, Mercenaries and Body Snatchers: The War for Libya’s South

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)


National Security Archive

Naval War College
·         Naval War College Review, Spring 2018, v. 71, no.2
o    President’s Forum—Thoughts on Continuity and Change
o    Underway—Beijing’s Strategy to Build China into a Maritime Great Power
o    A Maritime Oil Blockade Against China—Tactically Tempting but Strategically Flawed
o    “Rockets’ Red Glare”—Why Does China Oppose THAAD in South Korea, and What Does It Mean for U.S. Policy?
o    Mission Command in a Future Naval Combat Environment
o    “Sea of Peace” or Sea of War—Russian Maritime Hybrid Warfare in the Baltic Sea
o    Commentary—The Baltic, Poland, and President Trump’s Warsaw Declaration
o    Desperately Seeking a New Dr. Strangelove—The Pentagon’s Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America’s Top Secret Military Research Agency

New America Foundation
·         All Jihad is Local: Volume II

New Zealand Parliament. House of Commons

North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

Observer Research Foundation

Pew Research Center Social & Demographic Trends

Polish Institute of International Affairs

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

PONARS Eurasia


Royal Australian Air Force

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Brexit: A Long Way to Go
·         Counter Terrorist Trends and Analyses (CTTA), 2018,  v.10, no. 04
o    Sinhala-Muslim Riots in Sri Lanka: The Need for Restoring Communal History
o    Foreign, Political and Financial Influences on Religious Extremism: A Study of Madrassas in Punjab, Pakistan
o    Analysing Use of Sharp Weapons in Terrorist Attacks in Indonesia

Small Wars Journal
·         Bolton’s Challenges

Stanley Foundation

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

United Kingdom Parliament. House of Commons

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

United States Studies Center, University of Sydney (USSC)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center
·         When Trump Meets Kim