Monday, December 3, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 11-30-2018

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Air Force Research Institute (AFRI)
·         Strategic Studies Quarterly, Winter 2018, v. 12, no. 4  
o    Conventional Deterrence: An Interview with John J. Mearsheimer
o    Clausewitz as Counterpuncher: The Logic of Conventional Deterrence
o    Deterrence in the 21st Century: Integrating Nuclear and Conventional Force
o    Expectations of Cyber Deterrence
o    How Does Nuclear Deterrence Differ from Conventional Deterrence?
o    Conventional Deterrence Redux: Avoiding Great Power Conflict in the 21st Century
o    The Future of Conventional Deterrence: Strategies for Great Power Competition

Air University
·         Air & Space Power Journal, Winter 2018, v. 32, no. 4
o    A Model of Air Force Squadron Vitality
o    Wars of Cognition: How Clausewitz and Neuroscience Influence Future War-Fighter Readiness
o    Seize the Highest Hill: A Call to Action for Space-Based Air Surveillance
o    The Long-Range Standoff Cruise Missile: A Key Component of the Triad
o    Science and Technology Enablers of Live Virtual: Constructive Training in the Air Domain
o    Operation Vengeance: Still Offering Lessons after 75 Years
o    Three Competing Options for Acquiring Innovation

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Amnesty International

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (MSMR), November  2018, v. 5, no. 11
o    Editorial: Malaria in the Korean peninsula: Risk factors, latent infections, and the possible role of tafenoquine, a new antimalarial weapon
o    CE/CME: Cluster of vivax malaria in U.S. soldiers training near the demilitarized zone, Republic of Korea during 2015
o    Update: Cold weather injuries, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, July 2013–June 2018
o    Brief report: Increased number of possible rabies exposures among U.S. healthcare beneficiaries treated in military clinics in southern Germany in 2016

Army Cyber Institute (ACI)
o    Combining Recurrence Quantification Analysis and Adaptive Clustering to Detect DDoS Attacks
o    The Calculus of Protecting Interstate Competition from Cyber Attack
o    Critical Infrastructure Protection at the Local Level
o    Applies Computational Social Choice Theory as a Framework for New Cyber-threats
o    Predicting Enterprise Cyber Incidents Using Social Network Analysis on the Darkweb Hacker Dorums
o    Cyber Acquisition
o    United by Necessity: Conditions for Institutional Cooperation against Cybercrime
o    Feed the Bears, Starve the Trolls
o    Beyond the United Nations Group of Governmental Experts: Norms of Responsible Nation State Behavior in Cyberspace
o    A Model for Evaluating Fake News
o    Strategic Cyber: Responding to Russian Online Information Warfare
o    Fake News,(Dis)Information and Principle of Non-intervention
o    Defense Support to the Private Sector: New Concepts for DoD's National Cyber Defense Mission
o    Borders in Cyberspace: Stratigive Information Conflict since 9/11
o    Persistent Engagement, Agreed Competition, Cyberspace Interaction Dynamics and Escalation

Asia Society

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA)

Beyond Parallel

Bipartisan Policy Center

Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)



Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Climate and Security

Center for Complex Operations (CCO)
·         Prism, November 2018, v. 7, no. 4
o    NATO's Adaptation in an Age of Complexity
o    The Fight So Far
o    The Mandate to Innovate
o    Examining Complex Forms of Conflict: Gray Zone and Hybrid Challenges
o    Post–Conflict Stabilization: What Can We Learn from Syria?
o    Economic and Financial Sanctions in U.S. National Security Strategy
o    Learning and Innovation: Jordan at the "Crossroads of Armageddon"
o    The Machine Beneath: Implications of Artifical Intelligence in Strategic Decisionmaking
o    High North and High Stakes: The Svalbard Archipelago Could be the Epicenter of Rising Tension in the Arctic
o    Wildlife and Drug Trafficking, Terrorism, and Human Security
o    Sending in the Cavalry: The Growing Militarization of Counterterrorism in Southeast Asia

Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA)

Center for Global Development 

Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM)

Center for Migration Studies (CMS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)
·         Relationship Between Colocation and Reenlistment in the Marine Corps
o    v. 1  

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Russian Analytical Digest: No. 227: Regulatory Reform in Russia

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         United States and New Zealand

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

Centre for European Reform (CER)
·         NATO's Cyber Pledge

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Community Oriented Policing Service (COPS)

Conflict Armament Research

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations 

Counter Extremism Project

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

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-19-08 FEMA’s Oversight of the Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS)

East-West Center

Egmont Institute

Enough Project

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Leadership Network (ELN)

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         2017 Hate Crime Statistics

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) 

Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

French Institute of International Relations (Institut Fran├žais des Relations Internationales)

Future Directions International

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik)

German Marshall Fund of the United States
·         Why Trumpism Will Not Prevail

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-19-9 Illegal Marijuana: Opportunities Exist to Improve Oversight of State and Local Eradication Efforts
·         GAO-19-24 Agent Orange: Actions Needed to Improve Accuracy and Communication of Information on Testing and Storage Locations
·         GAO-19-35 Federal Workforce:  Opportunities Exist for OPM to Further Innovation in Performance Management
·         GAO-19-49 Information Technology: Departments Need to Improve Chief Information Officers' Review and Approval of IT Budgets 
·         GAO-19-54 Defense Contracting: DOD Should Clarify Criteria for Using Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Process
·         GAO-19-60 U.S. Secret Service: Action Needed to Address Gaps in IT Workforce Planning and Management Practices
·         GAO-19-73 Defense Real Property: DOD Needs to Take Additional Actions to Improve Management of Its Inventory Data
·         GAO-19-76 Airline Consumer Protections: Additional Actions Could Enhance DOT's Compliance and Education Efforts
·         GAO-19-84 Nuclear Weapons: NNSA Has Taken Steps to Prepare to Restart a Program to Replace the W78 Warhead Capability
·         GAO-19-86R Financial Management: DOD's Report on Precommand Financial Management Training
·         GAO-19-89 Depot Maintenance: DOD Has Improved the Completeness of Its Biennial Core Report
·         GAO-19-102 Defense Health Care: Additional Assessments Needed to Better Ensure an Efficient Total Workforce
·         GAO-19-143R Information Security: OPM Has Implemented Many of GAO's 80 Recommendations, but Over One-Third Remain Open
·         GAO-19-162 Aviation Security: TSA Uses a Variety of Methods to Secure U.S.-bound Air Cargo, but Could Do More to Assess Their Effectiveness
·         GAO-19-213T VA Disability Exams: Improved Oversight of Contracted Examiners Needed [testimony]
·         GAO-19-229 Navy Readiness: Actions Needed to Address Costly Maintenance Delays Facing the Attack Submarine Fleet
·         GAO-19-255T Coast Guard Acquisitions: Addressing Key Risks Is Important to Success of Polar Icebreaker Program [testimony]  
·         GAO-19-260T Maritime Security: DOT Is Still Finalizing Strategy to Address Challenges to Sustaining U.S.-Flag Fleet [testimony] 

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institution

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, November 15, 2018, v. 21
o    DRC’s 2018 Elections: Can Violence Be Averted?
o    Terrorism in Burkina Faso: The New Normal?
·         Africa Watch, v. 21, November 29, 2018
o    Central Mali:  Can Instability Be Contained?

Institute for International Political Studies [Italian]

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP)

Institute for Security Studies

Institute for the Study of War
·         Turkey's Near Abroad Expansion

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of International Relations (IIR)

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)

International Centre for Defence and Security (ICDS)

International Crisis Group
·         Rebuilding the Gaza Ceasefire

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Populism and Civil Society

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

JFK Special Warfare Center and School
·         Special Warfare, July-September 2018, v. 31, no.3  
o    Special Operations Command South
o    In Depth Q&A with Rear Admiral Collin P. Green, U.S. Navy
o    Regional Threat Overview: Latin America and the Caribbean
o    Measuring Indirect Effects Over Time
o    SOTF-77: A Model for Component Support to Combatant Commands
o    Integrated Campaigning: Countering Threat Networks in Latin America
o    Optimization of the Information and Influence Competencies
o    The Last Line of Defense: Latin America: Beyond Counter-Drug and Counter Transnational Organized Crime
o    How SOCSOUTH Enablers Live by the 5th SOF Truth
o    A Team Effort: Rapid Response and Proactive Theater Response in the Caribbean
o    The People Business: Leveraging Interagency and Partner Nation Relationships to Shape Narratives in the Information Environment
o    Changing Culture: Operational Adjustments to Match the Operating Environment
o    Focus: Colombia
o    Focus: El Salvador
o    Focus: Panama
o    Off the Range, Into the Jungle: Optimizing Special Forces in a Combined Operation

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) 
·         Joint Pub 3-11, Operations in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Environments, 29 October 2018
·         Joint Pub 3-28, Defense Support of Civil Authorities, 29 October 2018

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU)

Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor
·         Landmine Monitor 2018

Lexington Institute

Marine Corps University Press
·         Marine Corps University Journal, Special Issue 2018
o    Gender Integration and the Military
o    British and Soviet Women in the Military Campaign of 1939–45: A Comparative Review
o    “Things Must be Bad at the Front”: Women in the Soviet Military during WWII
o    Rumors, Lies, and Fake Radio Broadcasts: One Woman’s Pioneering Efforts in Psychological Warfare
o    From WACs to Rangers: Women in the U.S. Military since World War II
o    The Observatory for Equality between Women and Men in the Mexican Army and Air Force: Guardian of Gender Equality
o    Gender Integration and Citizenship: A Civil-Military Perspective
o    Opening Marine Infantry to Women: A Civil-Military Crisis?
o    Guarding the Border, Crossing a Barrier: Women Trooper Integration in the Israel Border Police, 1995–98

Martens Centre for European Studies


National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Event

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

National Defense Strategy Commission

National Security Archive

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence

NATO Defense College
·         The Great War Legacy for NATO

NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
·         Robotrolling 2018/4

Nuclear Threat Initiative

Observer Research Foundation 

Office of the United States Trade Representative

Omega Research Foundation

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends

Pew Research Center Internet & Technology

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Pew Research Center Social & Demographic Trends

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy 

Policy Exchange

Polish Institute of International Affairs


Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
·         2018 Digital News Report

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         Losing a Winnable War
·         Wars in All but Name

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         SIGAR-19-05-SP Information on USAID's Stability In Key Areas Program - Eastern Region, Afghanistan

Stimson Center
·         Shaping Strong Security Norms

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse  

UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US Citizenship and Immigration Services

U.S. Global Change Research Program

US Institute of Peace (USIP)

US International Trade Commission (USITC)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Hezbollah's New Cabinet Push

Watson Institute  - Brown University

White House

World Bank