Monday, January 28, 2019

Friday's Miscellany 01-24-2019

38 North

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International
·         Mexico:  The National Guard

Anti Defamation League Center on Extremism

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Lava Jato: Background
·         Lava Jato in Perspective

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA)

Beyond Parallel

Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Center for the Study of the Drones

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Chatham House

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations (Nederlands Instituut voor Internationale Betrekkingen Clingendael)

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee
·         Funding the Frontline

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

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

Department of Defense, Office of Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2019-047 Navy and Marine Corps Backup Aircraft and Depot Maintenance Float for Ground Combat and Tactical Vehicles

Department of Homeland Security Cyber Infrastructure

Director of National Intelligence (DNI)

East West Center

Egmont Institute

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
·         The Benefit of Hindsight

FBI Agents Association (FBIAA)

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
·         Consolidated Assessment Ratings (Updated 25 January 2019)

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

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

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

German Marshall Fund of the  United States

Global Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

Government Accountability Office (CBO)
·         Army Modernization: Steps Needed to Ensure Army Futures Command Fully Applies Leading Practices GAO-19-132

Households in Conflict Network

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Research Insights:

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS - Israel)
·         Cyber, Intelligence, and Security, December 2018, v. 2, no. 3
o    Identity Theft and Exposure to Harmful Content- Internet Risks for Teenagers
o    Ubiquitous Presence: Protecting Privacy and Forbidding Intrusion into a Person’s Records in Jewish Law
o    Cyberspace: The Next Arena for the Saudi-Iranian Conflict?
o    Jihadi Johns: Virtual Democracy and Countering Violent Extremism Propaganda
o    The European Union’s Foreign Policy Toolbox in International Cyber Diplomacy
o    Global Changes in the Proliferation of Armed UAVs: Risks, Challenges, and Opportunities Facing Israel
o    Operations in Cyberspace from the Perspective of International Law
o    Cyberspace and the Israel Defense Forces

Institute for the Study of War
·         Syria Situation Report: January 10-23, 2019

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, January 25, 2019, v. 17, no. 2
o    BLA’s Suicide Squad: Majeed Fidayeen Brigade
o    Giza Bus Attack Threatens Egypt’s Stability
o    A Tumultuous, Informal  Polyarchy: Algeria Between Clans, Old Threats and a Boiling Youth

Japan Ministry of Defense

Lowy Institute
·         East Asia’s Decoupling

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)


National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service
·         Interim Report

National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)

NATO Defense College

NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence

Observer Research Foundation

Oxford Internet Institute Computational Propaganda Research Project

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Policy Exchange

Polish Institute of International Affairs (Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych)

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

Potomac Institute


S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Counter Terrorist Trends and Analyses (CTTA) January 2019, v. 11 no. 1
o    Annual Threat Assessment 
o    Global Threat Forecast
o    Uyghur Violence and Jihadism in China and Beyond
o    Evolving Jihadist Landscape in the Middle East
o    Islamic State’s Online Social Movement Lifecycle: From Emergence to Repression in Southeast Asia
o    Assessment of Islamic State’s Ideological Threat

Small Wars Journal
·         A Leader’s Playbook

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security

United Kingdom Parliament, House of Commons, Defense Committee

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

World Economic Forum