Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Friday's Miscellany 08-02-2019

38 North

Africa Center for Strategic Studies


Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (MSMR), July2019, v. 6, no. 7
o    Case Report: Possible Psittacosis in a Military Family Member—Clinical and Public Health Management Issues in Military Settings
o    Serological evidence of Burkholderia Pseudomallei Infection in U.S. Marines Who Trained in Australia from 2012–2014: a Retrospective Analysis of Archived Samples
o    Zika Virus Surveillance in Active Duty U.S. Military and Dependents through the Naval Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Laboratory
o    Brief Report: Department of Defense Midseason Estimates of Vaccine Effectiveness for the 2018–2019 Influenza Season
o    Infectious Mononucleosis, Active Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2002–2018

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Elderly Undocumented Workers

BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA)
·         The UAE Withdraws from Yemen
·         Venezuela: A Mafia State

Belfer Center

Bipartisan Policy Center
·         Deficit Tracker

Brookings Institute

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)
·         LNG Trade and Market Shifts 

CATO Institute
·         Do Immigrants Import Terrorism?

Center for Global Development

Center for International Policy
·         U.S. Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia: The Corporate Connection            

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest, no. 238 North Caucasus

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Suriname at a Crossroads

Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism - CSUSB

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Congress. House. Oversight & Reform Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2019-105 Audit of Protection of DoD Controlled Unclassified Information on Contractor-Owned Networks and Systems
·         DODIG-2019-106 Audit of the DoD’s Management of the Cybersecurity Risks for Government Purchase Card Purchases of Commercial Off-the-Shelf Items

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General
·         OIG-19-55  FEMA Must Take Additional Steps to Demonstrate the Importance of Fraud Prevention and Awareness in FEMA Disaster Assistance Programs
·         OIG-19-56  TSA's Data and Methods for Classifying Its Criminal Investigators as Law Enforcement Officers Need Improvement
·         OIG-19-57  DOJ and DHS OIGs Release a Joint Review of Law Enforcement Cooperation on the Southwest Border between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Homeland Security Investigations

Department of State
·         U.S.-Caribbean 2020 Report

Department of the Army
·         ADP 3-07  Stability

Economic Research Forum


Elliot School of International Affairs - Central Asia Program

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

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

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Defense Logistics Agency: Small Businesses Participate in Reverse Engineering of Spare Parts GAO-19-586
·         Electronic Health Records: VA Needs to Identify and Report Existing System Costs [testimony] GAO-19-679T
·         Foreign Assistance: Federal Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines Incorporate Most but Not All Leading Practices GAO-19-466
·         Human Capital: Improving Federal Recruiting and Hiring Efforts [testimony] GAO-19-696T
·         Intelligence Community: Actions Needed to Improve Planning and Oversight of the Centers for Academic Excellence Program GAO-19-529
·         Nuclear Security: The International Atomic Energy Agency Could Improve Priority Setting, Performance Measures, and Funding Stabilization GAO-19-429
·         Positive Train Control: As Implementation Progresses, Focus Turns to the Complexities of Achieving System Interoperability [testimony] GAO-19-693T
·         State Department: Leadership Focus Needed to Guide Agency Reform Efforts GAO-19-450
·         Water Resources Projects: Army Corps of Engineers Can Further Enhance Acceleration of Feasibility Studies GAO-19-561
·         Wireless Internet: FCC Should Assess Making Off-School-Premises Access Eligible for Additional Federal Support GAO-19-564

Gun Violence Archive (GVA)
·         2019 Gun Violence

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institution

Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS - Israel)
·         Strategic Assessment, July 2019, v. 22, no. 2
o    Legislative Initiatives to Change the Judicial System are Unnecessary
o    Arab Society and the Parliamentary Elections to the 21st and 22nd Knesset
o    The Delegitimization of Peace Advocates in Israeli Society
o    Hamas and Technology: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
o    Civilian Control of the Military with regard to Value-Based Issues in a World of Hybrid Conflicts
o    Polarization in the European Union and the Implications for Israel: The Case of the Netherlands
o    Saudi-Pakistan Relations: More than Meets the Eye
o    Israel-East Africa Relations

Institute for Security Studies [Africa]
·         Peace and Security Council Report No. 115

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

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, July 31, 2019, v. 19, no. 14
o    Arms Sales and High-Level Visits Signal Closer U.S. Relations with Taiwan
o    Xi Jinping Evokes the “Original Aspirations” of the Communist Party—  While Seeking to Strengthen His Hold on Power
o    A Preliminary Survey of CCP Influence Efforts in Hong Kong
o    Major Themes in China’s 2019 National Defense White Paper
o    Assessing Mental Health Challenges in the People’s Liberation Army, Part 1:  Psychological Factors Affecting Service Members, and the Leadership Response

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 3-10, Joint Security Operations in Theater, 25 July 2019
·         Joint Pub 3-30, Joint Air Operations, 25 July 2019

MacDonald-Laurier Institute

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES)

National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces
·         Canadian Military Journal, Summer 2019, v. 19, no. 3
o    Security Force Capability Building 2.0: Enhancing the Structure behind the Training
o    Military to Civilian Transition: A Family-First Approach
o    Reframing and Responding to Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Risk to Canada
o    The Art of Command: An Artistic Interpretation
o    The Influence of Empire: A National Organization and the Birth of the Royal Canadian Air Force, 1918 – 1924
o    Domestic Military Disaster Mitigation: A New Approach to a Recurring Problem
o    Telework in the Reserves: An Idea Whose Time is About to Come
o    Canada’s 2017 Defence Policy: A Triple Boost for Canadian Defence Intelligence
o    Shared Responsibility: Civil-Military Relations in the Humanitarian Space

National Fire Data Center

National Security Archive
·         The INF Treaty, 1987-2019

NATO Defense College

Observer Research Foundation

Pak Institute for Security Studies (PIPS)

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Science & Society

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)
·         Top 100 Polluter Indexes


Royal Australian Air Force Air Power Development Centre
·         Pathfinder Collection v. 9

Royal Canadian Air Force  (RCAF)
·         Royal Canadian Air Force Journal, Winter 2019, v. 8, no. 1  
o    Targeting Air Intelligence and Strike Warfare: Theory and Practice, Part II
o    ISR: You Need to Find It to Hit It
o    The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Value in the Future: Public Affairs Role
o    No Longer Hiding Behind Arctic Ice: An Unmanned Aircraft System for the Canadian Arctic

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Wars Journal
·         The New China Lobby

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         44th Quarterly Report to Congress (July 2019)
·         SIGAR-19-39-LL Divided Responsibility: Lessons From U.S. Security Sector Assistance Efforts In Afghanistan (INTERACTIVE)

Stimson Center

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse  

UK Commission for Countering Extremism

UN Assisstance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Bahrain’s Perception Problem

William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies

Wilson Center

World Bank

World Economic Forum