Monday, June 25, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 06-22-2018

38 North

Amnesty International

Army War College
·         Parameters, Spring 2018, no. 48, no. 1
o    Right vs. Right: Personal Beliefs vs. Professional Obligations
o    LTG MacFarland: Insights on Illusions of Victory and Iraq
o    Avoiding Nation-Building: From Nixon to Trump
o    Countering Russian Meddling in US Political Processes
o    Countering Russian Disinformation
o    Brexit and the Anglo-American Security and Defense Partnership
o    Brexit and Transatlantic Security
o    US Landpower and an Indo-American Alliance

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)
·         Migration, Health and Cities

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         The Three-State Solution
·         Turkey: Election Time Again

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)



Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Climate Security (CCS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Human Rights in Iran

Center for Migration Studies (CMS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #43 - Three Traps in Building the Indo-Pacific Narrative Thus Far
·         PacNet #42 - Toward a New Maritime Strategy in the South China Sea
·         PacNet #41 - Black Swan Trips Alarm, Fouls Moderate Outlook on China’s Rise

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, June/July 2018, v. 11, no. 6
o    The Surabaya Bombings and the Evolution of the Jihadi Threat in Indonesia
o    A View from the CT Foxhole: Lieutenant Colonel Bryan Price, Ph.D., Outgoing Director, Combating Terrorism Center at West Point
o    Children at War: Foreign Child Recruits of the Islamic State
o    The Islamic State’s Veterans: Contrasting the Cohorts with Jihadi Experience in Libya and Afghanistan
o    The 2016 French Female Attack Cell: A Case Study

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Budget Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan 

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, and Technology Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
·         USAID Resources and Redesign

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2018-12 Department of the Navy Civilian Pay Budget Process

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of Veterans Affairs

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

European Asylum Support Office (EASO)
·         Annual Report on the Situation of Asylum in the European Union2017 [various languages available]
·         Latest Asylum Trends [EU]

European Commission

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Leadership Network (ELN)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Federal Government of Germany

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

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

Future Directions International
·         Regenerating our Landscapes

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-299SP The Nation's Fiscal Health: Action Is Needed to Address the Federal Government's Fiscal Future
·         GAO-18-327 Federal Research: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Licensing of Patented Laboratory Invention
·         GAO-18-439 Military Personnel: Collecting Additional Data Could Enhance Pilot Retention Effort
·         GAO-18-447 Military Readiness: Analysis of Maintenance Delays Needed to Improve Availability of Patriot Equipment for Training 
·         GAO-18-505R Nuclear Nonproliferation: The Administration's 2015 Plan and 2017 Update for Nuclear Proliferation Verification and Monitoring Generally Did Not Address Reporting Requirements
·         GAO-18-623T Veterans Health Administration: Steps Taken to Improve Physician Staffing, Recruitment, and Retention, but Challenges Remain [testimony]

Heritage Foundation

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Economics and Peace
·         Global Peace Index 2018

Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP)
·         Made in China 2025

Institute for Security Studies
·         Peace and Security Council Report, no. 103

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy (ISPSW)
·         Iran’s Triumph in Iraq

Institute for the Study of War
·         The Kremlin's Campaign in Egypt
·         A "Remarkable" Afghan Ceasefire
·         Syria - The Ongoing Struggle (Audio)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Crisis Group
·         DR Congo: The Bemba Earthquake

International Monetary Fund (IMF) 

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, June 20, 2018, v. 18, no. 11  
o    Huawei’s Smart Cities and CCP Influence, At Home and Abroad
o    China’s Intensifying Pressure Campaign against Taiwan
o    Understanding the Role of Chambers of Commerce and Industry Associations in United Front Work
o    Lessons China Taught Itself—Why the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Matters
o    Next Steps in the Merger of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Belt and Road Initiative

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 3-12 Cyberspace Operations, 8 June 2018
·         Joint Pub 3-32 Command and Control for Joint Maritime Operations, 8 June 2018

Lexington Institute

Library of Congress Law Library
·         Regulation of Cryptocurrency

Lowy Institute for International Relations
·         2018 Lowy Institute Poll


Mitchell Institute

National Academies Press

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

New America Foundation
·         The Racialized Costs of Banking

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Polish Institute of International Affairs

·         Are They Living Healthy

·         Establishing Gender-Neutral Physical Standards for Ground Combat Occupations
o    Case Studies 

Regulatory Transparency Project

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         Rethinking Grand Strategy

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         SIGAR-18-57-SP Construction of the Qeysar to Laman Section of the Afghan Ring

Stimson Center

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Transnational Institute (TNI)
·         Human Rights and Drug Policy

United Kingdom Parliament, Defense Committee

UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)

US  Institute of Peace (USIP)

USAID Office of Inspector General - Lead Inspector General for Overseas Contingency Operations

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy