Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 06-29-2018

38 North


Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

Amnesty International

Army Center of Military History
·         Army History Magazine, Summer 2018, no. 108
o    Fredenall's Failure A Reexamination of the II Corps at the Battle of Kasserine Pass
o    A Forlorn Hope: The Sword Commemorating the Army Flag Raising at the Halls of Montezuma
o    Within the Walls: The 'Army Theater' Construction
o    "Your Men Don't Know How to Fight": The American Expeditionary Forces Incorporating Lessons Learned

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

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

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

·         The American Dream Deferred


Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

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 (CSS)
·         Caucasus Analytical Digest (CAD), no. 103: Access to Healthcare
·         Russian Analytical Digest (RAD), no. 222: North Caucasus

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #45 - Cybersecurity: The China Problem
·         PacNet #44 - Rethinking the Cost of US Troops in Korea

Center for Terrorism and Security Studies
·         Perspectives on Terrorism, June 2018,  v. 12, no. 3
o    Studying Jihadists on Social Media: A Critique of Data Collection Methodologies
o    Jihadi Beheading Videos and its non-Jihadi Echoes
o    Public Opinion on the Root Causes of Terrorism and Objectives of Terrorists: A Boko Haram Case Study
o    Mounting a Facebook Brand Awareness and Safety Ad Campaign to Break the ISIS Brand in Iraq
o    How Hezbollah Uses Dreams to Inspire Jihad and Sanctify Martyrdom
o    A Primer on Boko Haram Sources and Three Heuristics on al-Qaida and Boko Haram in Response to Adam Higazi, Brandon Kendhammer, Kyari Mohammed, Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos, and Alex Thurston
o    Terrorism Bookshelf 50 Capsule Reviews
o    Bibliography: Terrorism and Ideology
o    Recent Online Resources for the Analysis of Terrorism and Related Subjects

Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism

Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Center on Global Energy Policy
·         The Art of the OPEC Deal

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations
·         Reducing Nuclear Weapons Risks
·         A Test of Endurance

College of Europe

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
·         U.S. Policy in Europe

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Democracy Project

Department of State

East Asia Institute

East-West Center

Egmont Institute

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) 

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Giffords Law Center

Global Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

Government Accountability Office (GAO) 
·         GAO-18-365 Freedom of Information Act: Agencies Are Implementing Requirements but Additional Actions Are Needed
·         GAO-18-457 Conflict Minerals: Company Reports on Mineral Sources in 2017 Are Similar to Prior Years and New Data on Sexual Violence Are Available
·         GAO-18-477 Strategic Petroleum Reserve: DOE Needs to Strengthen Its Approach to Planning the Future of the Emergency Stockpile
·         GAO-18-483 Puerto Rico: Limited Federal Data Hinder Analysis of Economic Condition and DOL's 2016 Overt
·         GAO-18-487 U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Progress and Challenges in Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Law Enforcement Personnel
·         GAO-18-513 Defense Management: DOD Senior Leadership Has Not Fully Implemented Statutory Requirements to Promote Department-Wide Collaboration
·         GAO-18-636T VA IT Modernization: Preparations for Transitioning to a New Electronic Health Record System Are Ongoing
·         GAO-18-642T Bank Secrecy Act: Further Actions Needed to Address Domestic and International Derisking Concerns [testimony]
·         GAO-18-644T Artificial Intelligence: Emerging Opportunities, Challenges, and Implications for Policy and Research [testimony]

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institute
·         Strategika, no. 51, June 25, 2018
o    Should More Nations Have Nukes?
o    A Bigger Arsenal For A Lasting Peace
o    Beware Greeks Bearing Gifts: Strategic Competition And The North Korea Talks

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, v. 19, June 28, 2018  
o    Libya: Paris Conference Sets Lofty Goals, but Military Operations Will Drive Outcomes
o    Smart Cities: The Answer to Africa’s Urbanization Problem?

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC)

Institute for Security Studies

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

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

Intelligence and National Security Alliance

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, June 29, 2017, v. 16, no. 13
o    Fugitive Bangladeshi Militants Bring Jamaat ul Mujahideen to India
o    Boko Haram in Celebration? An Analysis of Four Years of Ramadan Videos (2015-2018)
o    'We Don't Need Derna Anymore': What the Battle for Derna Means for Libya's Future

McAfee Labs

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

Mineta Transportation Institute


Omega Research Foundation

Oxford Internet Institute Computational Propaganda Research Project

Oxford Research Group

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Pew Research Center Internet & Technology

Polish Institute of International Affairs


Royal Australian Air Force Air Power Development Centre
·         AFDN 1-18 Gender in Air Operations
·         Hypersonic Air Power

Security Studies Group

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         Fast Rifles

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT)

Spearhead Research

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

U.S. International Trade Commission

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Watson Institute - Costs of War

White House

World Bank

World Economic Forum