Monday, April 23, 2018

Friday's Miscellany 04-20-2018

38 North

Air Power Development Centre

Air War College

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

Amnesty International

Arab Center For Research and Policy Studies

Atlantic Council

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         The Islamization of Turkey

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

Bipartisan Policy Center

Bonn International Center for Conversion




Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CATO Institute

Center for Global Development

Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
·         “Super Soldiers  

Center for Security Policy

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
·         Defense Outlook 2018
·         PacNet #28 - Will the White House Stand by South Korea and Japan?
·         PacNet #29 - Xi Jinping and the Removal of Presidential Term Limits in China

Center on Global Energy Policy

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

College of Europe

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Energy & Commerce Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Judiciary Committee

Congress. House. Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space & Technology Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee
·         Air Force Modernization
·         Navy Shipbuilding Programs

Congress. Senate. Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee
·         U.S. Policy in Yemen

Congress. Senate. Judiciary Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Counter Extremism Project (CEP)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG)
·         DODIG-2018-105 Noncompetitive Information Technology Contracts at the Defense Health Agency

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General
·         OIG-18-61 Verification Review:  Better Safeguards Are Needed in USCIS Green Card Issuance (OIG-17-11)

Department of State

Doha Institute

East West Center

Economic Research Forum (ERF)

European Council on Foreign Relations

European Policy Centre
·         EPIM Policy Update April 2018

European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, April 2018
o    Protected Health Information and Use-of-Force Investigations
o    Storytelling Through Blogs
o    Fairness in Law Enforcement
o    Spiritual Wellness in Law Enforcement

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
·         A Rational Syria Strategy

Foundation for Strategic Research (Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique)

George Washington Program on Extremism

German Development Institute

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Global Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         GAO-18-130 Defense Business Systems: DOD Needs to Continue Improving Guidance and Plans for Effectively Managing Investments  
·         GAO-18-135 Transitioning Veterans: Coast Guard Needs to Improve Data Quality and Monitoring of Its Transition Assistance Program
·         GAO-18-199 Food Safety: Federal Efforts to Manage the Risk of Arsenic in Rice
·         GAO-18-231 Military Bases: DOD Should Address Challenges with Communication and Mission Changes to Improve Future Base Realignment and Closure Rounds
·         GAO-18-315 Substance Use Disorder: Information on Recovery Housing Prevalence, Selected States' Oversight, and Funding
·         GAO-18-332R Management Report: Improvements Needed in the Bureau of the Fiscal Service's Information System Controls
·         GAO-18-364 Amphibious Combat Vehicle: Program Should Take Steps to Ensure Manufacturing Readiness
·         GAO-18-399 Civilian and Contractor Workforces: DOD's Cost Comparisons Addressed Most Report Elements but Excluded Some Costs
·         GAO-18-409 Gas Pipeline Safety: Stakeholders' and Officials' Views on Federal Odorizing Requirements

Heritage Foundation
·         Federal Budget in Pictures

Hoover Institution
·         Make Chimerica Great Again*

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Economics and Peace
·         Mexico Peace Index 2018

Institute for Science and International Security

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

Institute of Development Studies

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

Institute for Security Studies
·         South African Crime Quarterly no. 63

Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

International Centre for the Study of Radicalization

International Crisis Group

International Peace Institute (IPI)

Italian Institute for International Political Studies


Lowy Institute

Migration Policy Institute

National Defense University Press
·         Joint Force Quarterly (JFQ),  89 (2nd Quarter, April 2018)
o    From the Chairman: The Character of War and Strategic Landscape Have Changed
o    Introducing Information as a Joint Function
o    Paradigm Change: Operational Art and the Information Joint Function
o    The Practical Implications of Information as a Joint Function
o    Globally Integrated Exercises: Optimizing Joint Force C2 Structure
o    Moore’s Law and the Challenge of Counter-sUAS Doctrine
o    Outmatched Shortfalls in Countering Threat Networks
o    An Interview with Joseph L. Votel
o    The By-With-Through Operational Approach
o    The By-With-Through Approach: An Army Component Perspective
o    Fighting the Islamic State By, With, and Through: How Mattered as Much as What
o    Sacrifice, Ownership, Legitimacy: Winning Wars By, With, and Through Host-Nation Security Forces
o    Laying the Foundation for a Strategic By-With-Through Approach
o    Why Not a Joint Security Force Assistance Command?
o    A Holistic Approach to Problem-Solving
o    The Importance of Lessons Learned in Joint Force Development
o    Climate Change and Urbanization: Challenges to Global Security and Stability
o    Structuring Airpower to Win in 2030: Designing a Joint Division of Labor Between Land- and Sea-Based Combat Aviation
o    Continuing the Big Data Ethics Debate: Enabling Senior Leader Decisionmaking
o    Preparing for Tomorrow’s Fight: Joint Concepts and Future Readiness
o    Exploring the Future Operating Environment
o    A New Approach to Joint Concepts
o    The U.S. Government’s Approach to Environmental Security: Focus on Campaign Activities

National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

National Security Archive

NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence

Norwegian Institute for International Affairs (NUPI)

Nuclear Threat Initiative

Peace Research Institute

Pew Research Center

Pew Research Center Internet & Technology

Pew Research Center Journalism & Media

Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life

Policy Exchange

Polish Institute of International Affairs

PONARS Eurasia

RAND Corporation
·         Understanding Deterrence

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Secure World Foundation (SWF)

Small Arms Survey

Small Wars Journal
·         The {Cyber} Guns of August
·         Tears of Durga

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
·         Private Sector Development and Economic Growth: Lessons from the U.S. Experience in Afghanistan
o    PDF
o    Interactive

Sudd Institute

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse  

UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

Union of Concerned Scientists

United States Institute of Peace (USIP)

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission

US Marine Corps (USMC)
·         2018 Marine Aviation Plan

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
·         Libya After Haftar
·         What Comes Next in Syria?

Wilson Center

World Economic Forum