Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 08-31 & 09-08-2018

38 North

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Africa Center for Strategic Studies
·         The Maghreb’s Fragile Edges

African Studies Centre - Leiden

Air Force Research Institute (AFRI)
·         Strategic Studies Quarterly, Fall 2018, v. 12, no. 3
o    Securing the Nation One Partnership at a Time
o    Confidence Building Measures for the Cyber Domain
o    The Case for the US ICBM Force
o    Russian Information Warfare: Implications for Deterrence Theory
o    The Strategic Promise of Offensive Cyber Operations
o    Soft Power in China’s Security Strategy

Air University
·         Air & Space Power Journal, Fall 2018, v. 32, no. 3
o    Character into Action: How Officers Demonstrate Strengths with Transformational Leadership
o    Multidomain Observing and Orienting: ISR to Meet the Emerging Battlespace
o    Preparing for Multidomain Warfare: Lessons from Space/Cyber Operations
o    An Ethical Decision-Making Tool for Offensive Cyberspace Operations
o    The Other Side of the COIN
o    Air Advising in Afghanistan: Building an Organization in Flight
o    Artificial Intelligence: Myths and Realities

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
·         The Qayis al-Khazali Papers

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

American Security Project (ASP)

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, August  2018, v. 5, no. 8
o    Contributions from the Global Emerging Infections Surveillance (GEIS) Network
o    Brief report: Pre- and post-deployment prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus colonization among U.S. Navy submariners
o    Surveillance for norovirus and enteric bacterial pathogens as etiologies of acute gastroenteritis at U.S. military recruit training centers
o    Brief report: Leptospirosis seroconversion surveillance among U.S. Army infantry forces assigned to South Korea, 2011–2014
o    Sampling considerations for detecting genetic diversity of influenza viruses in the DoD Global Respiratory Pathogen Surveillance Program

Army Cyber Institute (ACI)
·         Cyber Defense Review, Summer 2018, v. 3, no. 2
o    Cyber Defense Cyber Leadership During Uncertain Times
o    Financial Stewardship in the Land of “1’s and 0’s”
o    Toward Automated Information Sharing: California Cybersecurity Integration Center’s Approach to Improve on the Traditional Information Sharing Models 
o    The Use of Weaponized “Honeypots” under the Customary International Law of State Responsibility
o    Effective Cyber Leadership: Avoiding The Tuna Fish Effect and Other Dangerous Assumptions
o    Cybersecurity for the Nation: Workforce Development
o    Breadth vs. Depth: Best Practices Teaching Cybersecurity in a Small Public
o    Reconsidering the Consequences for State-Sponsored Hostile Cyber Operations Under International Law 
o    Cybersecurity Architectural Analysis for Complex Cyber-Physical Systems

Army University Press
·         Military Review, September-October 2018, v. 98, no. 5
o    Accelerating Multi-Domain Operations: Evolution of an Idea
o    Weaving the Tangled Web: Military Deception in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    Bringing Order to Chaos: Combined Arms Maneuver in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    Lethal and Non-Lethal Fires: Historical Case Studies of Converging Cross-Domain Fires in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    The Long Haul: Historical Case Studies of Sustainment Operations in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    Deep Maneuver: Historical Case Studies of Maneuver in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    Into the Breach: Historical Case Studies of Mobility Operations in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    Perceptions Are Reality: Historical Case Studies of Information Operations in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    “Ready Now”—Our Number One Priority
o    How Has the Joint Readiness Training Center Changed to Adapt to Large-Scale Combat Operations?
o    Stalingrad: The Battle for the Martenovskii Shop
o    Creating Powerful Minds: Army University Education Initiatives for Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    The Rapid Redesign of the Captains Career Course: An Example of Agility in Professional Military Education
o    The European War
o    Meeting the Challenge of Large-Scale Ground Combat Operations Today and Tomorrow

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
·         The Communitarian Arab State
·         Post-2011 Pluralism in Jordan
·         SME Development in Kuwait

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Trump Is Showing Acumen in Iraq
·         The US-Turkey Diplomatic Crisis

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
·         The Collapse of Civilizations

Beyond the Parallel



Canada. Department of National Defence
·         Canadian Military Journal, Summer 2018, v. 18, no. 3
o    ‘Wolves of the Russian Spring’: An Examination of the Night Wolves as a Proxy for the Russian Government
o    Missed Steps on a Road Well-Travelled: Strong, Secure, Engaged and Deterrence
o    Left Out of Battle: Professional Discourse in the Canadian Armed Forces
o    In Defence of Victory: A Reply to Brigadier-General Carignan’s “Victory as a Strategic Objective”
o    The Implications of Additive Manufacturing on Canadian Armed Forces Operational Functions
o    Prepare for the Flood before the Rain: The Rise and Implications of Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (LAWS)
o    Historical Insights to Strategic Challenges
o    Child Soldiers
o    The Fighter Replacement Conundrum

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for Global Development

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #62 - The 115th Congress Aligns with the Trump Administration in Targeting China
·         PacNet #61 - The South China Sea and the Philippines’ National Security Strategy

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Centre for Conflict Resolution

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
·         Data Ownership

Centre for Social Justice

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         U.S. Policy Toward Cuba

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee
·         Terror Threat Snapshot - September

Congress. House. Oversight  Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Deep Cuts

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-18- 75 Summary and Key Findings of Fiscal Year 2017 FEMA Disaster Grant and Program Audits
·         OIG-18- 76 Assaults on CBP and ICE Law Enforcement Officers

Department of Justice. Community Oriented Policing Services

East-West Center

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Egmont Institute

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Elliot School of International Affairs - Central Asia Program

European Union CT MORSE

European Union Institute for Security Studies

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
·         Consolidated assessment ratings

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for Defense of Democracies

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

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)
·         On US Government Trade Policy

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Google Transparency Project

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-405 Department of Homeland Security: Components Could Improve Monitoring of the Employee Misconduct Process  
·         GAO-18-472 2017 Hurricanes and Wildfires: Initial Observations on the Federal Response and Key Recovery Challenges
·         GAO-18-474 VA Health Care: Improved Oversight Needed for Reusable Medical Equipment
·         GAO-18-557 Defense Logistics: DOD Needs to Improve Budget Estimates and Accuracy of Forecasts for Airlift Services
·         GAO-18-558 Defense Infrastructure: Guidance Needed to Develop Metrics and Implement Cybersecurity Requirements for Utilities Privatization Contracts
·         GAO-18-600 Coast Guard Acquisitions: Polar Icebreaker Program Needs to Address Risks before Committing Resources
·         GAO-18-683R Export-Import Bank: Status of End-Use Monitoring of Dual-Use Exports as of August 2018

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institution
·         China Leadership Monitor, Fall 2018, no. 57

Households in Conflict Network

 Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

IBM Center for the Business of Government

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for Security Studies
·         Peace and Security Council Report, No 105

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

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)
·         Russia in Review: August 21 - 28, 2018
·         Russia in Review: The Kremlin's Campaign in the Balkans

Institute of Development Studies

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) 

Intelligence National Security Alliance

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

International Crisis Group
·         Myanmar’s Stalled Transition
·         Saving Idlib from Destruction

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, September 7, 2018, v. 16, no. 17
o    Tajikistan’s Islamist Shadow
o    Pakistan’s Elections: Mainstreaming Terrorists, Radicalizing Society
o    The Turkistan Islamic Party in Double-Exile: Geographic and Organizational Divisions in Uighur Jihadism

Japan Ministry of Defense
·         2018 Defense of Japan Digest

John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 3-22, Foreign Internal Defense, 17 August 2018

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

Landmine & Cluster Munition Monitor
·         Cluster Munition Monitor 2018

Macdonald-Laurier Institute (MLI)

Martens Centre for European Studies

Menon Economics

Middle East Studies, Marine Corps University
·         MES Insights, August 2018, v. 9, no. 4
o    Planning for the Gray Zone: The Yemen Quagmire

Modern War Institute

New America Foundation

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)

Observer Research Foundation

Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Oxford Internet Institute Computational Propaganda Research Project

Oxford Research Group

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Polish Institute of International Affairs 

Potomac Institute for Policy Studies


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis (CTTA), September 2018, v. 10, no. 9
o    Terrorist Threat in the Philippines and the Crime-Terror Nexus
o    The Lamitan Bombing and Terrorist Threat in the Philippines
o    Crime - Terror Nexus in Southeast Asia
o    India and the Crime - Terrorism Nexus
o    Crime - Terror Nexus in Pakistan

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         Six Leadership Fallacies
·         US and Them
·         The Value of Planning

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         SIGAR 18-68-FA USAID's Strengthening Political Entities and Civil Society Program: Audit of Costs Incurred by the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs

Stimson Center

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Terrorism Research Initiative (TRI)
·         Perspectives on Terrorism, August 2018, v. 12, no. 4
o    Fake Terrorism: Examining Terrorists' Resort to Hoaxing as a Mode of Attack
o    Does Restrictive Immigration Policy Reduce Terrorism in Western Democracies?
o    The Threat from Within: A Conjunctive Analysis of Domestic Terrorism Incidents in the United States and United Kingdom
o    Characteristics of Jihadist Terrorist Leaders: A Quantitative Approach
o    150 Un- and Under-researched Topics and Themes in the Study of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
o    Terrorism Bookshelf: 15 Capsule Reviews
o    Bibliography: Terrorism Research Literature (Part 3)
o    A Resources List for Terrorism Research: Journals, Websites, Bibliographies (2018 Edition)
o    Recent Online Resources for the Analysis of Terrorism and Related Subjects

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

UN Human Rights Council

US Air Force Central Command

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Wilson Center