Sunday, May 13, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 05-11-2018

38 North

Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Foreign Policy Council

Amnesty International

Arctic Institute
·         An Arctic Council In Transition  

Army University Press
·         Military Review, May-June 2018, v. 98, no. 3
o    Design to Execution: Into the Suwalki Gap
o    Are We There Yet? Implementing Best Practices in Assessments
o    Russia’s Forms and Methods of Military Operations: The Implementers of Concepts
o    U.S. Drones: Smaller, Less Capable Drones for the Near Future
o    Cognitive Therapy for Soldiers Suffering From Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury
o    Setting the Theater: A Definition, Framework, and Rationale for Effective Resourcing at the Theater Army Level
o    Taking A Bite of the Apple(W): Understanding the Defense Enterprise
o    Basic Infantry Building Block
o    Overcoming the Challenges in Implementing Emerging Maneuver Concepts
o    Guadalcanal: A Case Study for Multi-Domain Battle

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Atlantic Council
·         Georgia’s Path Westward

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Trump's Iran Gamble

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Brennan Center for Justice



Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)
·         Strong, Secure, Engaged So Far 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute
·         Police Patrols and Crime

Center for American Progress

Center for International Policy

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, No. 219 Russia in the Middle East

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Centre for Security Governance

Chatham House

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

College of Europe

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Energy & Natural Resources Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
·         Modernizing Development Finance

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Intelligence

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Deep Cuts
·         New START Treaty

Department of Defense (DOD)

East-West Center

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Leadership Network (ELN)

European Parliament

European Policy Centre

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         2017 Internet Crime Report

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         The Meaning of Withdrawal

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Center on Cooperative Security

Global ECCO
·         Combating Terrorism Exchange (CTX), May 2018, v. 8, no. 1
o    Confronting an Isis Emir
o    Maps in the Analysis of Insurgencies: The Case of ISIS
o    The Challenges of Demobilizing and Reintegrating Armed Groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo
o    Dealing with Contingencies in South Sudan
o    The CTAP Interview - Max Boot , Council on Foreign Relations
o    The CTAP Interview - Reza Marashi, National American Iranian Council

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-279 Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Opportunities Exist to Improve the Use of Financial Rewards
·         GAO-18-289 DOD Financial Management: The Navy Needs to Improve Internal Control over Its Buildings
·         GAO-18-348 Military Personnel: DOD Should Improve Its Oversight of the Exceptional Family Member Program
·         GAO-18-359 Presidential Helicopter: VH-92A Program Is Stable and Making Progress While Facing Challenges [Reissued with Revisions May 09, 2018]
·         GAO-18-387 Puerto Rico: Factors Contributing to the Debt Crisis and Potential Federal Actions to Address Them
·         GAO-18-401 Foreign Military Sales: Controls Should Be Strengthened to Address Substantial Growth in Overhead Account Balances
·         GAO-18-412R Defense Contracting: Use by the Department of Defense of Indefinite-Delivery Contracts from Fiscal Years 2015 through 2017

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institution
·         Make Chimerica Great Again

Households in Conflict Network

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Center

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, May 10, 2018  
o    Is the Death of Afonso Dhlakama a Threat to Peace in Mozambique?
o    Amid Protests, Former President Banda Returns to Malawi
·         Africa Watch, May 3, 2018 
o    The Gulf Crisis Comes to Somalia
o    Morocco’s Complex Water Security Challenges

Institute for Science and International Security

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

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, v. 18, no. 8, May 9, 2018
o    UK, Japan Companies Help China to Counter U.S.’s Tech Leverage
o    Concern Mounts in Beijing over Xi’s Aggressive Tactics
o    How PRC Diplomatic Messaging Impedes Its Foreign Policy Objectives
o    Putting Xi’s Imperial Presidency in Perspective
o    In Drive for Tech Independence, Xi Doubles Down on Civil-Military Fusion

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

Lowy Institute for International Relations
·         Asia Power Index 2018


Migration Policy Institute


Modern War Institute

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College

Office of Naval Research
·         Future Force: Naval Science and Technology, v. 5, no. 1, 2018
o    Not Just a Fad: Virtual Reality Really Does Benefit the Military
o    New Navy I-Lab Creates a Safe Space for Conjuring the Future Fleet
o    Conducting Heat Stress Research Under Way Gets Results
o    Topside Delivers Better Command and Control for Unmanned Systems
o    Forecasting the Mirror in the Sky
o    Navy Lab Provide Low-Cost, Virtual Training for Warfighters
o    Predicting the Wideband Radar Signature of Navy Platforms at Millimeter-Wave Frequencies
o    Studying Warfighters in Their "Natural Habitat" 
o    Keeping Labs in the Know with SLIDES

Peace Research Institute Oslo

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Policy Exchange

Polish Institute of International Affairs


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Sudd Institute

Urban Institute

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Cold War of the Sheikhs
·         Why Would Israel Want Peace?

White House

Wilson Center
·         Arab Youth Survey 2018

World Bank
·         Global Findex Database 2017