Monday, March 19, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 03-09-2018

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Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International
·         Myanmar: Remaking Rakhine State

Army War College
·         Parameters, Winter 2017-2018, no.47, no. 4
o    Clausewitz's Theory of War and Victory in Contemporary Conflict
o    Will War's Nature Change in the Seventh Military Revolution?
o    Lessons Unlearned: Army Transformation and Low-Intensity Conflict
o    Navigating the Third Offset Strategy
o    Deterrence & Security Assistance: The South China Sea
o    The Belarus Factor in European Security
o    Making Peace: Next Steps in Colombia
o    Expansibility and Army Intelligence
o    Expansibility and Army Special Operations Forces
o    Commanding Military Power

Atlantic Council

Australian National University – Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs
·         Debating the Quad  

Baker Institute for Public Policy

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Belfer Center for Science and International Security

Bipartisan Policy Center

Brookings Institution


Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)
·         The Global Exchange, Winter 2018, v. 16, no.1
o    Canada-U.S. Trade: An Enduring Relationship, NAFTA or Not
o    Canada-United States Trade Relations: Not Just NAFTA
o    The Great Divergence: North America’s Trade Policies
o    Crunch Time: NAFTA a Litmus Test for the United States’ Place in the World
o    Canada’s “Progressive” Trade Agenda: Let’s be Careful How Far We Push It
o    Global Rules of Digital Trade: Can We Adapt Bordered Regulation for a Borderless World?
o    Reassessing Canadian Trade in Asia
o    Japan in the New, Unpredictable World of Trade: What’s in it for Canada?
o    Trudeau Must Make Haste on Trade with India
o    The Pacific Alliance is a Trade Deal that Canada Must Not Ignore
o    Africa: Shaping the “Canadian Way” on the Continent
o    A NAFTA-EU Economic Agreement: A Crazy but Ultimately Smart Idea
o    Quantum Diplomacy for a New Technological Age
o    Following the Funding in Strong, Secure, Engaged
o    Canada Can’t: Our National Infrastructure Challenge

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
·         The Return of Global Russia

CATO Institute
·         The Nordic Glass Ceiling

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Center for Global Development

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
·         CSS Analyses in Security Policy 
o    No. 222 - The Next Steps of North Africa’s Foreign Fighters
o    No.  223 - President Trump’s Nuclear Posture Review
·         Russian Analytical Digest
o    No. 214 - The Armed Conflict in Eastern Ukraine
o    No. 215 - Russia before the Presidential Election 2018

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         PacNet #17 - US-DPRK: Can/Should “Talks About Talks” Proceed?
·         PacNet #18 - Making the Indo-Pacific Real
·         PacNet #19 - Trump, Too, Needs to Be a Smart Cookie
·         PacNet #20 - A New Strategy Toward North Korea: Proactive, Comprehensive, and Productive
·         PacNet #21 - The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty and the Future of the Indo-Pacific Military Balance
·         Rise of China-Europe Railways

Centre for European Reform (CER)
·         Will the Unity of the 27 Crack?

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Chatham House 

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Clingendael  - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee
·         Marine Corps Readiness Posture

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Cyber Posture of the Services
·         United States European Command
·         United States Pacific Command
·         Worldwide Threats

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
·         Why Food Security Matters

Congressional Budget Office (CBO) 

Council on Foreign Relations

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS)
·         2017 Annual Report

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
·         OIG-18-56 Evaluation of DHS’ Information Security Program for Fiscal Year 2017
·         OIG-18-58 USCIS Has Unclear Website Information and Unrealistic Time Goals for Adjudicating Green Card Applications

East West Center

East-West Institute

Egmont Institute

Elliot School of International Affairs - Central Asia Program

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Enough Project

European Commission

European Institute of the Mediterranean

European Leadership Network (ELN)

European Parliament

European Policy Center

European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
·         Third Powers in Europe's East

Executive Office of the President

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, March 2018  
o    Storytelling Through Blogs
o    Autonomous Vehicles: How Will They Challenge Law Enforcement?
o    Rapport and Empathy

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         A New Chinese Emperor Rises

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

French Institute of International Relations (Institut Francais des Relations Internationales)
·         Putinism: A Praetorian System?

Future of Humanity Institute (et. al.)

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-183 - Federal Rulemaking: OMB Should Work with Agencies to Improve Congressional Review Act Compliance during and at the End of Presidents' Terms
·         GAO-18-204R - Health Care Funding: Federal Obligations to and Expenditures by Selected Organizations Involved in Health-Related Activities, Fiscal Years 2013-2015
·         GAO-18-218 - Military Housing Privatization: DOD Should Take Steps to Improve Monitoring, Reporting, and Risk Assessment
·         GAO-18-249 - Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States: Treasury Should Coordinate Assessments of Resources Needed to Address Increased Workload
·         GAO-18-268 - U.S. Ports of Entry: CBP Public-Private Partnership Programs Have Benefits, but CBP Could Strengthen Evaluation Efforts
·         GAO-18-307 - Technology Assessment: Chemical Innovation: Technologies to Make Processes and Products More Sustainable
·         GAO-18-313 - Remittances to Fragile Countries: Treasury Should Assess Risks from Shifts to Non-Banking Channels
·         GAO-18-383T - Intellectual Property: CBP Can Enhance Information Sharing with the Private Sector to Address Changes in the Counterfeits Market [testimony]
·         GAO-18-397T - Border Security: Progress and Challenges with the Use of Technology, Tactical Infrastructure, and Personnel to Secure the Southwest Border [testimony]  
·         GAO-18-408T - Coast Guard: Actions Needed to Improve Data Quality and Transparency for Reporting on Mission Performance and Capital Planning [testimony]
·         GAO-18-430T - Cybersecurity Workforce: DHS Needs to Take Urgent Action to Identify Its Position and Critical Skill Requirements [testimony]
·         GAO-18-431T - Personnel Security Clearances: Additional Actions Needed to Implement Key Reforms and Improve Timely Processing of Investigations [testimony]

Government of Singapore

Henry Jackson Society

Heritage Foundation
·         Fact Sheet: Gun Violence

Hoover Institution

Hudson Institute

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, March 1, 2018
o    Leadership Change in South Africa:  A New Dawn?
o    Zimbabwe: New President’s First 100 Days
·         Africa Watch, March 15, 2018
o    An End to Kenya’s Political Crisis?
o    Ambazonian Separatists Fight on in Cameroon: No Peace in Sight

Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)

Institute for Science and International Security

Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP)

Institute for the Study of War
·         Syria Situation Report: February 21 - March 6, 2018

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
·         What Next For ASEAN-India Ties? 

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Centre for the Study of Radicalization

International Crisis Group

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
·         Forecasts in Times of Crises

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Italian Institute for International Political Studies (Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale)

Jamestown Foundation
·         China Brief, v. 18, no. 4, March 12, 2018
o    In a Fortnight: Xi’s Other Amendments
o    Xi Jinping Steers China back to the Days of Mao Zedong
o    China's Domestic Security Spending: An Analysis of Available Data
o    Chinese Views on the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review, and Their Implication
o    China in Greenland: Mines, Science, and Nods to Independenc
·         Terrorism Monitor, March 9, 2017, v. 16, no. 5
o    Adaptation and  Response in the Hamas-Israel Conflict
o    Houthi Missile Attacks and the Many  Influences on Yemen’s Conflict
o    An Uncertain Year Ahead for the North Caucasus

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
·         Joint Pub 3-18, Joint Forcible Entry Operations

Lowy Institute for International Relations

Manhattan Institute

Marine Corps History Division

Martens Centre for European Studies

Migration Policy Institute

Military Family Advisory Network
·         Military Family Support Survey 2017
o    Infographic
o    Results

Mitchell Institute

National Academies Press

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

National Security Archive

NATO Defense College

NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence

New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness

Norwegian Institute for International Affairs (NUPI)

Observer Research Foundation

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Polish Institute of International Affairs

PONARS Eurasia

Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Project 2049 Institute


Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal

South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)

Stanley Foundation

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)

U.S. Institute of Peace

U. S. Sentencing Commission

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Reporting Syria and Iraq

Wilson Center