Monday, August 19, 2019

Friday's Miscellany 08-16-2019

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Air University

Arms Control Association

Army University Press

Atlantic Council
·         The Future of Northeast Syria

Australian Strategic Policy Institute  (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Nord Stream 2 Sanctions A Miss?

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA)


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

CCDC Army Research Laboratory

Center for Advanced Defense (C4ADS) 

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Significant Cyber Incidents [updated August  2019] 

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM)

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Chatham House

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Clingendael Institute

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Sequestration Update Report: August 2019

Defending Democracy Together Institute   
·         Archive of Political Emails

Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG 2019-110 Evaluation of U.S. and Coalition Efforts to Train, Advise, Assist, and Equip Afghan Tactical Air Coordinators, Air Liaison Officers, and Afghan Air Targeting Officers [redacted]

Department of State Inspector General
·         ISP-I-19-23 Review of the Effects of the  Department of State Hiring Freeze

Dudley Knox Library
·         Lone Wolf Terrorism - A Brief Bibliography [Updated August 2019]

East West Center

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

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

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Disinformation Index (GDI)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Defense Acquisition Workforce: DOD Increased Use of Human Capital Flexibilities but Could Improve Monitoring GAO-19-509 
·         Defense Travel: DOD Should Strengthen Its Ongoing Actions to Reduce Improper Travel Payments GAO-19-530 
·         Export-Import Bank: Status of End-Use Monitoring of Dual-Use Exports as of August 2019 GAO-19-656R
·         Future Warfare: Army Is Preparing for Cyber and Electronic Warfare Threats, but Needs to Fully Assess the Staffing, Equipping, and Training of New Organizations GAO-19-570
·         Security Assistance: U.S. Agencies Should Improve Oversight of Human Rights Training for Foreign Security Forces GAO-19-554

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institution
·         Policy Uncertainty in Japan

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (ISDA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS - Israel)

Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP)
·         Hong Kong’s Summer of Rage

Institute for the Study of War
·         Russia in Review: Global Military Ties

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
·         A Chinese Perspective
·         The Kashmiri Perspective
·         What, Why and How?

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

International Crisis Group


Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, August 14, 2019, v. 19, no. 15
o    Will Xi Jinping Deploy the PLA Garrison to Quell Hong Kong's "Turmoil"?
o    The Legacy of Li Peng in Chinese Politics
o    China's Future Naval Base in Cambodia and the Implications for India
o    The Chinese Military Reforms and Transforms in the "New Era"
o    Assessing Mental Health Challenges in the People’s Liberation Army, Part 2: Physical Operational Environments and Their Impacts on PLA Service Members

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

Middle East Institute (MEI)

Migration Policy Institute

National Bureau of Asian Research

National Security Archive

NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence

New America Foundation

Observer Research Foundation

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Peace Research Institute of Frankfurt (PRIF/HSFK)

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Policy Exchange

·         Forensic DNA Surveillance Tool

Royal Australian Air Force Air Power Development Centre

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal
·         ISIS: Forgotten But Not Gone

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         SIGAR-19-50-IP Afghanistan's North East Power System Phase I: Construction Deficiencies, Contractor Noncompliance, and Poor Oversight Resulted in a System that May Not Operate Safely or At Planned Levels

Terrorism Research Center

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

White House

World Economic Forum