Saturday, June 29, 2024

Friday's Miscellany 06-14-2024 & 06-21-2024

 38 North

 Africa Center for Strategic Studies

 American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

 American Security Project (ASP)

 Amnesty International

 Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)

  • Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (MSMR), May 2024, v. 31, no. 5
    • U.S. Army Mortality Surveillance in Active Duty Soldiers, 2014–2019
    • Outbreak of Influenza and SARS-CoV-2 at the Armed Forces of the Philippines Health Service Education and Training Center, September 25–October 10, 2023
    • Surveillance Outcomes of Respiratory Pathogen Infections during the 2021–2022 Season among U.S. Military Health System Beneficiaries, October 3, 2021–October 1, 2022
    • Predicting COVID-19 and Respiratory Illness: Results of the 2022–2023 Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division Forecasting Challenge
    • Malaria among Members of the U.S. Armed Forces, 2023
    • Reportable Medical Events at Military Health System Facilities through Week 14, Ending April 6, 2024

 Army University Press

 Asan Institute for Policy Studies

 Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI)

 ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

 Atlantic Council

 Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

 Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs 

 Brookings Institution

 Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

 Carnegie China

 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 Center for a New American Security (CNAS) 

 Center for American Progress

 Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET)

 Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

 Chatham House

 China Aerospace Studies Institute (CASI)

 Clingendael Institute - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

 Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

 Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)

  • CTC Sentinel, June 2024, v. 17, no. 6
    • A View from the CT Foxhole: Richard Walton, Former Head, Counter Terrorism Command, London Metropolitan Police
    • The Threat Matrix Facing the Paris Olympics
    • Protecting Major Sporting Events from Terrorism: Considerations for the Paris Olympics and Beyond
    • Printing Terror: An Empirical Overview of the Use of 3D-Printed Firearms by Right-Wing Extremists

 Council on Foreign Relations

 Council on Geostrategy

 Council on Strategic Risks

 Data & Trust Alliance

 Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)

 Department of Defense (DOD)

 Department of Homeland Security Inspector General

  • OIG-24-27 DHS Needs to Improve Its Screening and Vetting of Asylum Seekers and Noncitizens Applying for Admission into the United States (REDACTED) 
  • OIG-24-29 Results of an Unannounced Inspection of ICE's Denver Contract Detention Facility in Aurora, Colorado 
  • OIG-24-30 CBP and ICE Did Not Have an Effective Process for Detaining and Removing Inadmissible Travelers at an International Airport (REDACTED) 
  • OIG-24-31 ICE’s Risk Classification Assessment Process Was Not Consistently Used to Prevent the Release of High-Risk Individuals 

 Department of State

 Department of State Inspector General

  • AUD-GEER-24-19 Management Assistance Report: Actions Needed To Meet Requirements for Establishing the Office of the Coordinator on Global Anti-Corruption [redacted] 
  • ISP-I-24-19 Review of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security’s Physical Security Waivers and Exceptions Processes 

 Egmont: The Royal Institute for International Relations

 Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

 Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD)

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

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

 Government Accountability Office (GAO)

  • Anti-Money Laundering: Better Information Needed on Effectiveness of Federal Efforts [Reissued with revisions on Jun. 13, 2024] GAO-24-106301 
  • Artificial Intelligence: Generative AI Technologies and Their Commercial Applications GAO-24-106946 
  • Coast Guard Acquisition: Actions Needed to Address Affordability Challenges GAO-24-107584 
  • DHS Hiring: Additional Actions Needed to Enhance Vetting Processes Across the Department GAO-24-106153 
  • F-22 Aircraft: Air Force Needs to Better Document Options Before Making Critical Decisions GAO-24-106639 
  • Government Efficiency and Effectiveness: Opportunities to Improve Collaboration and Achieve Billions of Dollars in Financial Benefits GAO-24-107594 
  • High-Risk Series: Urgent Action Needed to Address Critical Cybersecurity Challenges Facing the Nation GAO-24-107231 
  • National Nuclear Security Administration: Guidance Enhancements Could Improve Contractors’ Diversity Plans GAO-24-107221 
  • Personnel Vetting: DOD Needs to Enhance Cybersecurity of Background Investigation Systems GAO-24-106179 
  • State Department: Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations Should Better Track Its Performance GAO-24-106238 
  • U.S. Territories: Coordinated Federal Approach Needed to Better Address Data Gaps GAO-24-107605 
  • Weapon Systems Annual Assessment: DOD Is Not Yet Well-Positioned to Field Systems with Speed GAO-24-106831 

 Heritage Foundation

 Hudson Institute

 Institute for Security & Technology (IST)

 Institute for the Study of War

 International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

 International Center for Counter Terrorism (ICCT)

 International Organization for Migration

 International Taskforce on Ukraine’s Security and Euro-Atlantic Integration

 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

 Lowy Institute for International Relations

 Macdonald-Laurier Institute

 Mercator Institute (MERICS)

 National Endowment for Democracy

National Institute for Public Policy (NIPP)

 National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians

 National Security Archive

 Naval War College - China Maritime Studies Institute

 Observer Research Foundation

 Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)

 Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Pew Research Center

 Project Muse

 RAND Corporation

 Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)  

 S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

  • Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis (CTTA), June 2024, v. 16, no. 3
    • The Evolving Threats of Far-right Extremism and Emerging Technologies
    • Right-Wing Extremism in Australia: Current Threats and Trends in a Diverse and Diffuse Threatscape
    • Countering Right-Wing Extremism in Australia: Key Challenges and the Role of Masculinity
    • Global Far-Right Extremist Exploitation of Artificial Intelligence and Alt-Tech: The Cases of the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand
    • 3D-Printed Firearms and Terrorism: Trends and Analysis Pertinent to Far-Right Use
    • 2024 Elections in the West: Are They Helping the Extreme Right?

 Small Arms Survey

 Small Wars Journal

 Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP)

 Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies (SCEEUS)

 Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

 Takshashila Institution

 Taylor & Francis

 Terrorism Research Initiative (TRI)

  • Perspectives on Terrorism, 2024, v.18, no. 2
    • 'Run Silent, Run Deep’: Examining Right-Wing Extremism in the Military
    • Balancing Act: How Militant Groups Manage Strategic and Ideological Resources
    • Death Cult in Hypermedia Environments: Martyrdom and Terrorism in the Neofascist Movement
    • The Metaverse as a Future Threat Landscape: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
    • In Mapping Digital Jihad: Understanding the Structure and Evolution of al-Qaeda’s Information Ecosystem on the Surface Web
    • Attrition and Provocation: Subnational Variation in Terrorist Targeting
    • The Islamic State in the Sahel: Understanding its Internal and External Dynamics and Attack Modalities
    • Counter-Terrorism Bookshelf: Three Books on Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism-Related Subjects
    • Bibliography: Terrorism and Education

 Toda Peace Institute

 UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR)

 UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

 UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)

 UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

 US Institute of Peace (USIP)

 USA Facts

 Washington Institute for Near East Policy

 Wilson Center