Friday, August 2, 2019

Friday's Miscellany 07-26-2019

Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)

Blue Ribbon Task Force on UAS Mitigation at Airports

Canada. Department of National Defence
·         Canadian Military Journal, Summer, 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

CATO Institute

Center for American Progress

Center for Global Development

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Russia in the Gray Zone

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
·         Data Is a Development Issue

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight Committee

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee

Connecticut Veterans Legal Center (CVLC)

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
·         Fiscal Policy Choices

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of State

East West Center

Egmont Institute

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

European Leadership Network (ELN)

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

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

Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS)

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

German Development Institute

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Global Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Chemical Innovation: Technologies for Making Products and Processes More Sustainable [testimony] GAO-19-660T
·         Cybersecurity: Agencies Need to Fully Establish Risk Management Programs and Address Challenges GAO-19-384
·         Depot Maintenance: DOD Should Adopt a Metric That Provides Quality Information on Funded Unfinished Work GAO-19-452
·         Disaster Assistance: FEMA Has Taken Steps toward Better Supporting Individuals Who Are Older or Have Disabilities [testimony] GAO-19-652T
·         Equal Employment Opportunity: DHS Could Better Address Challenges to Ensuring EEO in Its Workforce GAO-19-573
·         Federal Information Security: Agencies and OMB Need to Strengthen Policies and Practices GAO-19-545
·         Federal Rulemaking: Selected Agencies Should Clearly Communicate Practices Associated with Identity Information in the Public Comment Process GAO-19-483 
·         Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program: Improvements Needed to Strengthen Reporting on 9/11-Related Claims GAO-19-521R
·         Veterans Health Care: Opportunities Remain to Improve Appointment Scheduling within VA and through Community Care [testimony]  GAO-19-687T

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institution
·         The Value Of Government Debt  

Human Rights Watch

Information Technology Acquisition Advisory Council
·         DOD Cloud Adoption

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC)

Institute for Security Studies [Africa]

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

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

International Crisis Group
·         Iran Briefing Note #6
·         The Iran-U.S. Trigger List  

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Peace Institute (IPI)

James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, July 26, 2019, v. 17, no. 15
o    Al-Qaeda’s Ayman al-Zawahiri Invokes Kashmir Again, Calls for ‘One’ Jihad
o    Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka: The Easter Bombings and Beyond
o    A Shia “Boko Haram” Insurgency or Iranian Proxy in Nigeria? Not So Fast

Library of Congress Law Library
·         Limits on Freedom of Expression

Martens Centre for European Studies

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)


National Academies Press

National Defense University Press
·         Joint Force Quarterly (JFQ),  94 (3rd Quarter, July 2019)
o    An Interview with Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy
o    What’s Not to Like? Social Media as Information Operations Force Multiplier
o    A Framework to Understand and Improve Defense All-Source Intelligence Analysis
o    A Profession of Arms? Conflicting Views and the Lack of Virtue Ethics in Professional Military Education
o    The Mayaguez Incident: A Model Case Study for PME
o    Can the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Avoid the Fate of the F-22 Raptor?
o    Joint Integrative Solutions for Combat Casualty Care in a Pacific War at Sea
o    Ground Combat Overmatch Through Control of the Atmospheric Littoral
o    Twenty-First Century Nuclear Deterrence: Operationalizing the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review
o    Global Risks and Opportunities: The Great Power Competition Paradigm
o    Flanking the Crater
o    Getting the Joint Functions Right

NATO Defense College

New America Foundation

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Observer Research Foundation

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Internet & Technology

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy
·         Trust and Distrust in America


Small Wars Journal

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Stanley Foundation

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Water Information Sharing and Analysis Center (WaterISAC)