Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 09-21-2018

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Atlantic Council
·         A Strategy for Moldova

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         A Question of Identity

Beyond the Parallel

Brennan Center for Justice



Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for European Policy (CEPA)

Center for Global Development

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, no. 223: Russian Siloviki
·         Russia’s Turn to Eurasia

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Citizen Lab

Clingendael  Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Conflict Armament Research
·         Diversion Digest, Issue 1

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Danish Institute for International Studies (Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier)

Data & Society

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         2018 Cyber Fact Sheet

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2018-152 Management of Army and Marine Corps Prepositioned Stocks in U.S. European Command

Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS)

Department of State

East West Center

European Policy Centre

EUROPOL European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Foundation for Strategic Research (Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique)

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

German Council on Foreign Relations (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e. V.)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Government Accountability Office (GAO)  
·         GAO-18-422 Biological Select Agents and Toxins: Actions Needed to Improve Management of DOD's Biosafety and Biosecurity Program
·         GAO-18-491 Grants Workforce: Actions Needed to Ensure Staff Have Skills to Administer and Oversee Federal Grants
·         GAO-18-518 Cybersecurity: Office of Federal Student Aid Should Take Additional Steps to Oversee Non-School Partners' Protection of Borrower Information
·         GAO-18-562 Chemical Terrorism: A Strategy and Implementation Plan Would Help DHS Better Manage Fragmented Chemical Defense Programs and Activities
·         GAO-18-574 Defense Health Care: Expanded Use of Quality Measures Could Enhance Oversight of Provider Performance  
·         GAO-18-590 Homeland Security: Clearer Roles and Responsibilities for the Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans and Workforce Planning Would Enhance Its Effectiveness
·         GAO-18-617 Nuclear Nonproliferation: The Administration's 2018 Plan for Verification and Monitoring Met Most Reporting Requirements but Did Not Include Future Costs and Funding Needs
·         GAO-18-669 Humanitarian Assistance: USAID Should Improve Information Collection and Communication to Help Mitigate Implementers’ Banking Challenges
·         GAO-18-701T Immigration: Progress and Challenges in the Management of Immigration Courts and Alternatives to Detention Program [testimony]

Heritage Foundation

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, v. 20, September 20, 2018  
o    Preparing for Nigeria’s 2019 Elections
o    Russia Returns to Africa

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

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism

International Crisis Group 

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, September 19, 2018, v. 18, no. 15
o    Financial Boss’s Fall Hints at Deleveraging’s Political Side
o    China-Myanmar Economic Corridor Ambitions Meet Hard Reality
o    Protest Meets Party Control: Renegotiating Social Norms Online in Present-Day China
o    Xi Reasserts Control Over PRC Politics As Trade War Deepens
o    China’s New Missile Force: New Ambitions, New Challenges (Part 2)
·         Terrorism Monitor, September 21, 2018, v. 16, no. 18
o    Clashes Between Islamic State and AQAP Emblematic of Broader Competition 
o    Growing Network of IS-K in Pakistan’s Baluchistan Province
o    How Assad’s Strategies Facilitated the Suweida Massacre

Lexington Institute

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Martens Centre for European Studies

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

Mitchell Institute

National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC)
·         Catastrophic Power Outage Study

National Security Archive
·         Cyber Glossary

Observer Research Foundation

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
·         ICD 707 - Counterintelligence and Security Support for U.S. Diplomatic Facilities Abroad

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Social & Demographic Trends
·         Women and Leadership 2018

Polish Institute of International Affairs


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
·         Gender and Violent Extremism

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Second Line of Defense

Small Wars Journal

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute

Sudd Institute

United Kingdom Parliament, House of Commons, Defense Committee

US Geological Survey

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House
o    Factsheet
o    Factsheet

Wilson Center

World Bank

World Economic Forum
·         Future of Jobs Report 2018