Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 07-20-2018

38 North

American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Amnesty International

Arab American Institute (AAI)

Asan Institute for Policy Studies
Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Fresh Perspectives from the GCC [Gulf Cooperation Council]

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Why Russia Needs Israel

Beyond the Parallel

Brennan Center for Justice


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 Policy

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #48 - Seeds of New Thinking in Seoul
·         PacNet #47 - Is Indonesia’s ‘Indo-Pacific Cooperation’ Strategy a Weak Play?

Center for the Study of Intelligence (CSI)
·         Studies in Intelligence, v. 62, no. 2, June 2018
o    Intelligence and Policy: The Case for Thin Walls as Seen by a Veteran of INR
o    The OSS Role in Ho Chi Minh’s Rise to Political Power
o    CIA Analysis of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War

Center on Global Energy Policy

Center on Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World
·         Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, June 2018, v. 23
o    Erbakan, Kısakürek, and the Mainstreaming of Extremism in Turkey
o    The Milli Muslim League: The Domestic Politics of Pakistan’s Lashkar-e-Taiba
o    The Sunni Religious Leadership in Iraq
o    How Al-Qaeda Works:The Jihadist Group’s Evolving Organizational Design
o    Conflicts in Indonesian Islam

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Energy  Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Congress. House. Science, Space, and Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Technology Committee
·         SHARKS!

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Defense Science Board (DSB)

Department of Justice Office of the Deputy Attorney General

Department of State

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
·         South Korea Country Analysis Brief - July 2018

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Leadership Network (ELN)
·         Kill the NPT Collapse Thesis

European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center (ESISC)

Feinstein International Center

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

German Development Institute

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-137 Department of Veterans Affairs: Actions Needed to Address Employee Misconduct Process and Ensure Accountability
·         GAO-18-190 Force Structure: F-22 Organization and Utilization Changes Could Improve Aircraft Availability and Pilot Training
·         GAO-18-400 Office of Special Counsel: Actions Needed to Improve Processing of Prohibited Personnel Practice and Whistleblower Disclosure Cases
·         GAO-18-467 Defense Contracts: DOD Should Develop a Strategy for Assessing Contract Award Time Frames
·         GAO-18-492 Export-Import Bank: The Bank Needs to Continue to Improve Fraud Risk Management
·         GAO-18-519 Civil Penalties: Certain Federal Agencies Need to Improve Inflation Adjustment Reporting
·         GAO-18-651T DNA Evidence: Preliminary Observations on DOJ's DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Grant Program

Hoover Institution

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy (ISPSW)
·         Whither Bilad al-Sham

Institute for the Study of War
·         Don't Get Out of Syria

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)
·         Security and Defence: A Glass Half Full            

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, July 13, 2018, v. 16, no. 14
o    ‘Terrorist Intent’: How Finland’s Justice System Struggles to Tackle Terrorism Offenders
o    Pakistani Taliban: Mullah Fazlullah’s Death Revives Mehsud Clan Fortunes
o    Ominous Silence: Why Has al-Shabaab Refrained From Condemning This Year’s World Cup?

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)


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

Oxford Internet Institute Computational Propaganda Research Project

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy
Polish Institute of International Affairs


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA

Small Wars Journal
·         Are We Building Battleships?
·         Demons in the Tall Grass
·         Moral Authority in Somalia

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy 

World Bank