Monday, October 15, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 10-05 & 10-12-2018

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

Amnesty International

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
·         Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (MSMR), September  2018, v. 5, no. 9  
o    Update: Routine screening for antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus, civilian applicants for U.S. military service and U.S. Armed Forces, active and reserve components, January 2013–June 2018
o    Human papillomavirus vaccine initiation, coverage, and completion rates among U.S. active component service members, 2007–2017
o    Update: Accidental drownings and near drownings, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2013–2017
o    Update: Lightning strike injuries, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2008–2017
o    Fireworks injuries, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2008–2017

Army University Press
·         Large-Scale Combat Operations set
o    v. 1 - Weaving the Tangled Web: Military Deception in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    v. 2 - Bringing Order to Chaos: Historical Case Studies of Combined Arms Maneuver in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    v. 3 - Lethal and Non-Lethal Fires: Historical Case Studies of Converging Cross-Domain Fires in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    v. 4 - The Long Haul: Historical Case Studies of Sustainment in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    v. 5 - Deep Maneuver: Historical Case Studies of Maneuver in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    v. 6 - Into the Breach: Historical Case Studies of Mobility Operations in Large-Scale Combat Operations
o    v. 7 - Perceptions Are Reality: Historical Case Studies of Information Operations in Large-Scale Combat Operations

Army War College
·         Parameters, Summer 2018, v. 48, no. 2
o    The Military as Social Experiment: Challenging a Trope
o    Stuff Happens: Understanding Causation in Policy and Strategy
o    Comparative Strategy in Professional Military Education
o    Russia's Military and Security Privatization
o    Russia's Frozen Conflicts and the Donbas
o    Fighting Russia? Modeling the Baltic Scenarios
o    The Conventionality of Russia's Unconventional Warfare

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Women as Religious Authorities

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA)

Bipartisan Policy Center

Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense

Brennan Center for Justice

·         A Dozen Facts About Immigration

Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
·         Human Performance Enhancement

Center for Climate Security (CCS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Naval Analyses

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         Caucasus Analytical Digest, no. 105: Quality Assurance of Higher Education in the South Caucasus 
·         CSS Policy Perspectives, v. 6, no. 6 October 2018
o    Religion and PVE 

·         Russian Analytical Digest
o    No. 224: Economic Risks and Opportunities for Putin’s Fourth Term
o    No. 225: Russia's Pension Reform

Centre for Conflict Resolution

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Changing Character of War Centre
·         Russia Brief, September 2018  
o    Assessing Vostok-2018
o    Commercial Interests Underpin Rosneft’s Foreign Expansion in Refining
o    Measuring Russian Economic Power
o    The Strategic Priorities in Russian Military Thinking
o    Review of Renz, B. Russia’s Military Revival. Cambridge: Polity, 2018

Chatham House

Citizen Lab

Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
·         CTC Sentinel, October 2018, v. 11, n. 9
o    Two Houses Divided: How Conflict in Syria Shaped the Future of Jihadism
o    A View From the CT Foxhole: Michèle Coninsx, Executive Director of the U.N. Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED)
o    The Islamic State’s Mufti on Trial: The Saga of the “Silsila ‘Ilmiyya”
o    Revisiting the Mali al-Qa`ida Playbook: How the Group is Advancing on its Goals in the Sahel

Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee
·         Threats to the Homeland

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Counter Extremism Project (CEP)

Council for a Strong America

Cyber Security & Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC)

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-18-81 DHS Support Components Do Not Have Sufficient Processes and Procedures to Address Misconduct
·         OIG-18-82 DHS Grants and Contracts Awarded through Other Than Full and Open Competition FY 2017 
·         OIG-18-83 CBP's International Mail Inspection Processes Need Improvement at JFK International Airport (Redacted)
·         OIG-18-84 Special Review - Initial Observations Regarding Family Separation Issues Under the Zero Tolerance Policy 
·         OIG-18-85 Management Alert — Observations of FEMA's Debris Monitoring Efforts for Hurricane Irma
·         OIG-18-86 Management Alert – Issues Requiring Action at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in Adelanto, California
·         OIG-18-87 Results of Unannounced Inspections of Conditions for Unaccompanied Alien Children in CBP Custody
·         OIG-18-88 Review of Coast Guard's Oversight of the TWIC Program

East West Center

Egmont Institute

European Leadership Network (ELN)

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Feinstein International Center

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) 
·         Consolidated Assessment Ratings

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)


Foundation for Strategic Research (Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique)

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

Future Directions International

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

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)
·         EU-Canada Relations on the Rise
·         Israel’s Nation-State Law

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-619 Advanced Fossil Energy: Information on DOE-Provided Funding for Research and Development Projects Started from Fiscal Years 2010 through 2017
·         GAO-19-15 Veterans' Disability Benefits: Better Measures Needed to Assess Regional Office Performance in Processing Claims  

Heritage Foundation

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, v. 21, October 11, 2018  
o    Is Cameroon Headed for an Election Crisis?
o    The Jungle City: Equatorial Guinea’s New Capital

Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)

Institute for Security Studies
·         South African Crime Quarterly, no. 65
o    Shot while surrendering: Strikers describe Marikana Scene 2
o    A missing link in the Traditional Courts Bill 2017: Evidence obtained through human rights violations
o    Is crime getting increasingly violent? An assessment of the role of bank associated robbery in South Africa
o    In no certain terms: the court’s inconsistent approach to the role of sexual grooming when sentencing cases of the rape of children under 16

Institute for Science and International Security

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

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)
·         ISIS's Second Resurgence
·         Russia in Review: September 26 - October 3, 2018
·         Russia in Review: October 4 - 11, 2018
·         Syria Situation Report: September 23 - October 10, 2018

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)
·         The Libyan Security Continuum
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Association of Chiefs of Police
·         Police Chief, v. 85, no. 10, October 2018
o    The Modernization of Volunteer Policing Around the Globe
o    Heart-Focused Leadership: A Shifting Police Leadership Paradigm
o    The Evolution of Tribal Participation in Justice Information Systems
o    Transformation of Community-Police Relations Through History
o    The Changing Role of Women in Law Enforcement

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

International Crisis Group

Italian Institute for International Political Studies

James Martin  Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)
·         Geo4Nonpro 2.0

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, October 10, 2018, v. 18, no. 16
o    Pocketbook Purges: Why Investors Everywhere Need to Understand CCP Politics
o    A Look at the PLA Air Force and Navy Air Force’s Youth Aviation Programs
o    Grasping Power with Both Hands: Social Credit, the Mass Line, and Party Control
o    Vatican Agreement Latest Front in Xi’s Widening Religious Clampdown
o    Hu the Uniter: Hu Lianhe and the Radical Turn in China’s Xinjiang Policy
·         Terrorism Monitor, October 12, 2018, v. 16, no. 19
o    How Islamic State-Khurasan is Driving Afghanistan Toward Sectarian Conflict
o    Increased Attacks Suggest alShabaab Resurgence
o    MEK in Albania—Potential Implications and Security Concerns for Albania

Library of Congress Law Library

Lowy Institute

Manhattan Institute

Martens Centre for European Studies

Migration Policy Institute

National Academies Press

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
·         China Security Report 2018

National Security Archive 

NATO Defense College

Observer Research Foundation

Office of the Director of National Intelligence
·         ICPM 2007-700-1 - Security of Commonwealth Countries' SCI Facilities

Oxford Internet Institute Computational Propaganda Research Project

Oxford Research Group

Pew Research Center

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Polish Institute of International Affairs 


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis (CTTA), October 2018, v. 10, no. 10
o    Mastermind of Terror : The Life and Death of Bahrun Naim
o    Interoperability: Enhancing Indo-Pacific Counter-Terrorism Cooperation
o    Refuting Islamic State (IS) Jihad Propaganda with the Story of Uwais Al-Qarni
o    The Need for Rehabilitation of Terrorists in Iran

Small Wars Journal
·         Biostorm: A Story of Future War
·         A New Approach to Afghanistan

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Stanley Foundation

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Transparency International

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
·         Global Warming of 1.5 °C

Union of Concerned Scientists

U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy 

White House
·         Statement from the President

Wilson Center