Thursday, January 17, 2019

Friday's Miscellany 01-11-2019

38 North


Air University
·         Air Force Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs, Spring 2019, v. 2, no. 1
o    The Chinese Aircraft Carrier Program and Its Influence in the Chinese Naval Strategy
o    Southeast Asian Hedging and Indo-Japanese Strategies for Regional Balance
o    Artificial Intelligence in Weapons: The Moral Imperative for Minimally-Just Autonomy
o    Air Intelligence at the Edge: Lessons of Fourteenth Air Force in World War II 
o    In China’s Shadow: The Strategic Situation in the Western Pacific

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Atlantic Council
·         Future of Shale

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         The E.U.'s Digital Tax Proposal

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA)

Beyond the Parallel


·         The Belt and Road Turns Five

Canada. Department of National Defence
·         Canadian Military Journal, Winter 2018/2019, v. 19, no. 1
o    The Charm Offensive: Peacekeeping and Policy in China
o    The Effects of Rotation and Frequent Transfers of Canadian Armed Forces Middle Managers on Organizational Performance
o    Coming Home: The Journey Back to Canada
o    “Inclusive Leadership” If we build it will they come?
o    Have Autonomous and Unmanned Systems Changed War Fundamentally?
o    The Rise of Private Military Corporations: Consequences, Considerations and Implications for the Canadian Armed Forces
o    Improving Family Support in the Canadian Armed Forces: A Qualitative Study
o    Why Study History?
o    The Nascent Renaissance of Search and Rescue

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for Global Development

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Center for the Governance of AI
o    PDF

Center for the Study of Intelligence
·         Studies in Intelligence, December 2018, v. 62, no. 4  
o    Remembering President George H. W. Bush (1924-2018)
o    An Interview with Former Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Mike Rogers
o    Ricochet: When a Covert Operation Goes Bad
o    Union Naval Intelligence in the American Civil War: Moving Toward a Global Intelligence System

Center on Global Energy Policy

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Defense Science Board (DSB)

Department of Defense (DOD)
·         Other Transactions Guide

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2019-044 Summary of Reports Issued Regarding Department of Defense Cybersecurity From July 1, 2017, Through June 30, 2018

Department of the Army
·         ATP 3-34.84 Military Diving Operations: Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures   
·         ATP 6-02.40 Techniques for Visual Information Operations
·         TRADOC Pamphlet 525-3-1 The U.S. Army in Multi-Domain Operations 2028  

Department of the Navy
·         SECNAV 5520.6 Department of the Navy Combating Trafficking in Persons Policy
·         SECNAV 5710.26A Implementation and Compliance of the Treaty on Open Skies

East Asia Institute

Egmont Institute

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Parliament

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for Strategic Research (Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique)

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Federal Protective Service: DHS Should Take Additional Steps to Evaluate Organizational Placement GAO-19-122
·         Food Insecurity: Better Information Could Help Eligible College Students Access Federal Food Assistance Benefits GAO-19-95
·         Improper Payments: Selected Agencies Need Improvements in Their Assessments to Better Determine and Document Risk Susceptibility GAO-19-112

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institution

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, v. 22, January 20, 2019
o    Ebola Epidemic in Eastern DRC Now Second Largest in History
o    The Evolving Conflict in the Central African Republic

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS - Israel)
·         The JCPOA, Three Years On

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC)

Institute for Science and International Security

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

Institute for the Study of War
·         Syria Situation Report: December 13, 2018 - January 9, 2019

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali) 
·         Not So Global, Not So Compact

International Crisis Group

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, January 11, 2019, v. 17, no. 1
o    Looking Up: The Security Implications of UAV Proliferation
o    The Sangorian: Weakening the Taliban from Within
o    Conditions in Mosul Ripen for Return of Islamic State

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 4-04, Contingency Basing, 04 January 2019

Library of Congress Law Library

Marine Corps History Division
·         Marine Corps History Magazine, Winter  2018, v. 4, no. 2
o    “How Will the Americans Behave in a Pitched Battle?”:  6 The 1st Battalion, 5th Regiment, and the Capture of Hill 142, 6 June 1918
o    Planning for War: The Marine Corps in Contingency Planning  27 for Indochina and South Vietnam, 1951–65
o    The Creation of the Marine Corps’ Combined Action Platoons:  42 A Study in Marine Corps Ingenuity
o    Enduring Value: Advancing the Understanding  66 of the Tet Offensive with the Frederick Vogel Collection
o    Core of the Corps:  71 Cayuga County Marines in the First World War

Modern War Institute

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College

NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
·         Defence Strategic Communications, v. 5, Winter 2018 
o    The Acoustic World of Influence: How Musicology Illuminates Strategic Communications
o    Hostile Gatekeeping: the Strategy of Engaging With Journalists in Extremism Reporting
o    The ‘Fake News’ Label and Politicisation of Malaysia’s Elections
o    Brand Putin: an Analysis of Vladimir Putin’s Projected Images
o    What Does it Mean for a Communication to be Trusted?
o    Strategic Communications at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: a Groundwork Study

Observer Research Foundation

Oxford Internet Institute Computational Propaganda Research Project

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Polish Institute of International Affairs


Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA
·         China and 5G: Tumult in 2018

Small Wars Journal

Stanley Foundation

Syrian Network for Human Rights

UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDOC)

US Customs and Border Protection (USCBP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center

World Bank

World Economic Forum