Monday, July 30, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 07-27-2018

38 North 

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Arab Center

Arms Control Association

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Asan Forum

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         France Keeps Blackening Israel
·         Towards an Arab NATO?

Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute
Center for Global Development

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #51 - Duterte’s Underappreciated Foreign Policy Gains
·         PacNet #50 - BET on Southeast Asia: Bending BRI to US Advantage
·         PacNet #49 - DPRK Nuclear Issue After Trump-Kim Summit and the Future of the ROK-US Alliance

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for European Reform (CER)
·         Europe Should Keep Turkey Close

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee 
·         Federal Grant Management

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

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Counter Extremism Project

Defense Science Board (DSB)

Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2018-139 DoD Management of the Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise Maintenance Contract in Afghanistan

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of the Air Force
·         AFSC 1B4X1 Cyber Warfare Operations

Department of the Treasury

East West Center

European Leadership Network (ELN)

European Policy Centre

European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
·         Consolidated Assessment Ratings
·         Professional Money Laundering

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

German Council on Foreign Relations (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e. V.)
·         EU Civilian Crisis Management

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-418 Identity Theft: IRS Needs to Strengthen Taxpayer Authentication Efforts
·         GAO-18-454 Coast Guard Acquisitions: Actions Needed to Address Longstanding Portfolio Management Challenges
·         GAO-18-509 Improvised Threats: Warfighter Support Maintained, but Clearer Responsibilities and Improved Information Sharing Needed
·         GAO-18-552 Aviation Security: Basic Training Program for Transportation Security Officers Would Benefit from Performance Goals and Measures
·         GAO-18-629T Coast Guard: Improved Acquisition Portfolio Management Could Help Address Aging Assets and Capability Gaps [testimony]
·         GAO-18-675T Strategic Petroleum Reserve: Observations on the Emergency Stockpile [testimony]

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC)

Institute for the Study of War

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

International Crisis Group
·         Averting War in Gaza

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, July 25, 2018, v. 18, no. 13
o    Censorship, Geopolitical Time Bombs, and China’s Islamophobia Problem
o    Beijing Bids to Extend its Global Clean Energy Lead
o    Taiwan’s Emerging Push for “Cyber Autonomy”
o    The Belt and Road Initiative:  A Road to China’s World Cup Dreams?
o    Returning Uighur Fighters and China’s National Security Dilemma
·         Terrorism Monitor, July 28, 2018, v. 16, no. 15
o    Iran Ramps Up Support to Taliban in Western Afghanistan
o    Is Islamic State Making Plans for a Comeback in Iraq?
o    Morocco Flexes Its Muscles Over Western Sahara: An Analysis of Rabat’s Standoff With Tehran

Lexington Institute
·         Moscow’s Competitive Strategy

Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies

National Counterintelligence and Security Center

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

National Security Archive

National Threat Initiative

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence

NYC Commission on Human Rights

Observer Research Foundation

Partnership for a Secure America

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) 

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Policy Exchange

Polish Institute of International Affairs


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         ASEAN and the Indian Ocean

Small Wars Journal
·         Cyber Integrating Architecture
·         Soldier Learning 2050

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

Union of Concerned Scientists

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US  International Trade Commission (USITC)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

World Bank