Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 05-25-2018

38 North

Air University Press
·         Discourse on Winning and Losing

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Alliance for Peacebuilding

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, May 2018, v. 5, no. 5
o    Absolute and relative morbidity burdens attributable to various illnesses and injuries, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2017
o    Hospitalizations, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2017
o    Ambulatory visits, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2017
o    Surveillance snapshot: Illness and injury burdens, reserve component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2017
o    Surveillance snapshot: Illness and injury burdens, recruit trainees, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2017
o    CE/CME: Morbidity burdens attributable to various illnesses and injuries, deployed active and reserve component service members, U.S. Armed Forces, 2017
o    Absolute and relative morbidity burdens attributable to various illnesses and injuries, non-service member beneficiaries of the Military Health System, 2017

Atlantic Council

Australian National University – Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         The HIV Crisis in Russia
·         Israel’s Invisible Enemies

Blair Institute for Global Change

Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

British National Audit Office



Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for Global Development

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Security Studies

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, No. 220: Political Economy

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, May  2018, v.11, no. 5
o    The Islamic State Threat to the 2018 FIFA World Cup
o    A View From the CT Foxhole: Rukmini Callimachi, New York Times Foreign Correspondent
o    Jihadi Brides? Examining a Female Guesthouse Registry from the Islamic State’s Caliphate
o    “Trucks, Knives, Bombs, Whatever:” Exploring Pro-Islamic State Instructional Material on Telegram
o    “Deutsche Schabab:” The Story of German Foreign Fighters in Somalia, 2010-2016

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee
·         Internet of Things Legislation

Congress. Home. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House.  Science, Space & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council of Europe

Council on Foreign Relations

Counter Extremism Project

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         Pentagon Mobile Device Policy

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Egmont Institute

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         Egypt Country Analysis Brief - May 2018

Enough Project

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center (ESISC)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

French Institute of International Relations (Institut Français des Relations Internationales)

Foundation for Strategic Research (Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique)

Future Directions International

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-110 Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems: FAA Should Improve Its Management of Safety Risks
·         GAO-18-192 Warfighter Support: An Assessment of DOD Documents Used in Previous Efforts to Rebalance to the Pacific
·         GAO-18-230 Defense Infrastructure: DOD Needs to Improve the Accuracy of Its Excess Capacity Estimates
·         GAO-18-264 Data Center Optimization: Continued Agency Actions Needed to Meet Goals and Address Prior Recommendations
·         GAO-18-326 DOD Major Automated Information Systems: Adherence to Best Practices Is Needed to Better Manage and Oversee Business Programs
·         GAO-18-337 NASA Information Technology: Urgent Action Needed to Address Significant Management and Cybersecurity Weaknesses
·         GAO-18-362 Infectious Disease Threats: Funding and Performance of Key Preparedness and Capacity-Building Programs
·         GAO-18-402 Energy Storage: Information on Challenges to Deployment for Electricity Grid Operations and Efforts to Address Them
·         GAO-18-443 Emergency Management: Implementation of the Major Disaster Declaration Process for Federally Recognized Tribes
·         GAO-18-450 Mental Health: Federal Procedures to Oversee Protection and Advocacy Programs Could Be Further Improved
·         GAO-18-566T Information Technology: Continued Implementation of High-Risk Recommendations Is Needed to Better Manage Acquisitions Operations and Cybersecurity [testimon
·         GAO-18-571T Government Efficiency and Effectiveness: Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve Other Financial Benefits [testimony]

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institution

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, May 24, 2018  
o    Farmer-Herder Violence:  A Continent-Wide Concern
o    Intra-African Trade:  A Step in the Right Direction

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security & Development Policy

Institute for Strategic Dialogue

Institute for the Study of War

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR)

International Crisis Group
·         Saudi Arabia: Back to Baghdad

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)

Lexington Institute

Lowy Institute for International Relations

National Academies Press 

National Security Agency (NSA)
·         Failing to Keep Pace: The Cyber Threat and Its Implications for Our Privacy Laws [speech by Glenn S. Gerstell, NSA General Counsel]

National Security Archive

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence

NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
·         Robotrolling 2018/2  

Observer Research Foundation

Pew Research Center Social & Demographic Trends

Polish Institute of International Affairs


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal
·         The Meaning of Memorial Day

South African Institute of International Affairs

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         Private Sector Development and Economic Growth: Lessons from the US Experience in Afghanistan
o    PDF  
o    Interactive

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)
·         If Crisis or War Comes

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
·         China’s Digital Game Sector

US Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace, and Security (USCSWG)

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Libya's Election Dilemma
·         Sisi’s Supporters
·         When the Ayatollah Cried Mouse

Wilson Center