Monday, June 4, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 06-01-2018

38 North 
·         Kim Yong Chol, A Biography

Africa Center for Security Studies
o    Three Trajectories Facing South Sudan
o    Context and the Limits of International Engagement in Realizing Durable Stability in South Sudan
o    Taming the Dominant Gun Class in South Sudan
o    Durable Stability in South Sudan: What Are the Prerequisites?
o    Security Sector Stabilization: A Prerequisite for Political Stability in South Sudan
o    Confronting the Challenges of South Sudan’s Security Sector: A Practitioner Perspective
o    Blurring the Lines: Ethnicity, Governance, and Stability in South Sudan
o    The Rule of Law and the Role of Customary Courts in Stabilizing South Sudan
o    Navigating the Competing Interests of Regional Actors in South Sudan


Air Force Research Institute (AFRI)
·         Strategic Studies Quarterly, Summer 2018, v. 12, no. 2
o    The 2018 National Defense Strategy:  Continuity and Competition
o    The Trump Nuclear Posture Review:  Three Issues, Nine Implications
o    Attribution and Operational Art:  Implications for Competing in Time
o    Beyond the Tweets:  President Trump’s Continuity in Military Operations
o    A New Security Framework for Geoengineering
o    Space Arms Control:  A Hybrid Approach

Air University
·         Air & Space Power Journal, Summer 2018, v. 32, no. 2
o    Space as a War-fighting Domain
o    The Coming Revolution in Military Space Professionalism
o    Improving How the Air Force Develops High-Potential Officers
o    Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles and Their Role in Future Nuclear Forces
o    Using Auxiliary Forces to Accomplish Strategic Objectives
o    Strategic Foresight Methods in the Public and Private Sectors
o    Cyber War and Deterrence Applying a General Theoretical Framework
o    Persistent Space Situation Awareness for the Guardians of the High Frontier

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Behind the PJD's Durability
·         How the PJD Sets Itself Apart

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Trump, Europe, and Iran
·         The Unknown Richard Pipes

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Brennan Center for Justice



Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI) 

Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development

Center for International Security and Cooperation

Center for Security Policy

Center for Security Studies (CSS)

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #37 - North Korea: Can Hope Triumph over Experience?
·         PacNet #36 - Balikatan Exercises 2018: Philippines-US Security Cooperation Forging Ahead
·         Religion and Violence in Russia

Center for the Study of the Drone

Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

Centre for European Reform (CER)
·         CER Bulletin, no. 120 - June/July 2018
o    On Brexit, TTIP and the City of London
o    Trump and Europe: Atlantic Hurricane Season?
o    Can EU-UK Defence Negotiations be Positive-sum?

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Columbia Law School Human Rights Clinic

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council of Economic Advisors (CEA)

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of Commerce & Department of Homeland Security 

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         Map

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         D2018-D00SPO-0156.000 Evaluation of the DoD's Management of Opioid Use Disorder within the DoD

Department of Energy (DOE)

Department of State

Department of the Navy

Department of Veterans Affairs

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

European Institute of the Mediterranean

European Policy Centre

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for Defense of Democracy (FDD)

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

Future Directions International

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-223 Climate Change: Analysis of Reported Federal Funding
·         GAO-18-324 Missile Defense: The Warfighter and Decision Makers Would Benefit from Better Communication about the System's Capabilities and Limitations
·         GAO-18-366 Federal Disaster Assistance: Individual Assistance Requests Often Granted but FEMA Could Better Document Factors Considered
·         GAO-18-379 Emergency Communications: Increased Regional Collaboration Could Enhance Capabilities
·         GAO-18-380 VA Health Care: Progress Made Towards Improving Opioid Safety, but Further Efforts to Assess Progress and Reduce Risk Are Needed
·         GAO-18-417 DOD Personnel: Further Actions Needed to Strengthen Oversight and Coordination of Defense Laboratories' Hiring Efforts
·         GAO-18-419 2016 Presidential Campaign: Actions Needed to Address U.S. Secret Service Overpayments for Travel Costs
·         GAO-18-449 Counterterrorism: DOD Should Fully Address Security Assistance Planning Elements in Global Train and Equip Project Proposals
·         GAO-18-456 B61-12 Nuclear Bomb: Cost Estimate for Life Extension Incorporated Best Practices, and Steps Being Taken to Manage Remaining Program Risks
·         GAO-18-461 Interstate Pipeline Inspections: Additional Planning Could Help DOT Determine Appropriate Level of State Participation
·         GAO-18-585T Prescription Opioids: Medicare Needs Better Information to Reduce the Risk of Harm to Beneficiaries [testimony]

Harvard Law School
·         National Security Journal, 2018, v. 9, no. 2
o    Managing National Security Risk in an Open Economy: Reforming the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States      

Hoover Institution

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS - Israel)
·         Cyber, Intelligence, and Security, May 2018, v. 2, no. 1
o    When Less is More: Cognition and the Outcome of Cyber Coercion
o    Developing Organizational Capabilities to Manage Cyber Crises
o    Turkey—Challenges to the Struggle against Cyber Threats
o    Germany’s Cyber Strategy—Government and Military Preparations for Facing Cyber Threats
o    The Cybersphere Obligates and Facilitates a Revolution in Intelligence Affairs
o    Developing a Doctrine for Cyberwarfare in the Conventional Campaign
o    Cyber Intelligence: In Pursuit of a Better Understanding for an Emerging Practice
o    The United States Withdraws from the Nuclear Deal with Iran: Lessons from a Simulation

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC)

Institute for Science and International Security

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

Institute for Security Studies
·         Peace and Security Council Report, no. 102

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

Institute for the Study of War
·         Syria Situation Report: May 2-29, 2018

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)
·         An End to the War on Terrorism

International Centre for the Study of Radicalization

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, v. 18, no. 9, May 31, 2018
o    Amid Taiwan Tensions, Airline Spat Shows Sino-U.S. Failure to Communicate
o    The Many Sides of Tentative Sino-Japanese Rapprochement
o    Chinese-Russian Defense and Security Ties: Countering US Encirclement
o    Why India Won’t Play Its ‘Tibet Card’
o    China’s Evolving Naval Force Structure: Beyond Sino-U.S. Rivalry
·         Terrorism Monitor, June 2, 2017, v. 16, no. 11
o    Taliban Demonstrates Resilience With Afghan Spring  Offensive
o    India’s Ceasefire in Kashmir Raises Prospect of Talks
o    Dangerous Amateurs: Indonesia’s New Generation of Jihadists

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)


NATO Defense College

NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Naval War College
·         Naval War College Review, Summer 2018, v. 71, no. 3 
o    Into the Abyss?: European Naval Power in the Post–Cold War Era
o    Japan’s Defense Readiness: Prospects and Issues in Operationalizing Air and Maritime Supremacy
o    Lifting the Fog of Targeting: “Autonomous Weapons” and Human Control through the Lens of Military Targeting
o    The Role of the Human Operator in the Third Offset Strategy
o    Charting a New Course: The Knox-Pye-King Board and Naval Professional Education, 1919–23
o    Review Essay: In Pursuit of a Disappearing Paradigm
o    Reflections on Reading

New America Foundation

Oxford Research Group

Peace Research Institute of Frankfurt (PRIF/HSFK)
·         Coercion and Peace

Pew Research Center Internet & Technology

Pew Research Center Religion &  Public Life

Policy Exchange

Polish Institute of International Affairs


Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Small Arms Survey
·         Lifting U.S. Sanctions on Sudan

Small Wars Journal
·         Good Vibrations

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Spearhead Research

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategy Bridge

Transnational Institute (TNI)

US Central Command (CENTCOM)
·         Unipath, 2018, v. 8, no. 2
o    Egypt's Bright Star
o    Training for Victory
o    Commanding the Commandos
o    Cooperative Training
o    Strengthening Regional Marine Forces
o    Yemen's Fight Against Terrorism
o    Cooperation on the Seas
o    Defending Northern Egypt
o    Securing Water
o    Averting Disaster
o    Training Against Terrorists
o    Senior Leader Profile

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Visual Capitalist

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

Wilson Center

World Bank
·         Impact Evaluation in Practice 2nd ed