Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Friday's Miscellany 07-14-2017

38 North

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

American Enterprise Institute

Amnesty International

ASUA Institute of Land Warfare

Atlantic Council

Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Baker Institute for Public Policy
·         Skilled Mexican Migrants in TX
·         State Taxation of Online Sales

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
·         Dismantle UNRWA

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)


Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

Carbon Black
·         Election (In)Security

CATO Institute

Center for Homeland Security and Defense (CHDS)
·         Homeland Security Affairs, 2017, v. 13

Center for Security Policy
·         Modern Islamic Warfare

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Center for Technology and National Security Policy (CTNSP)

Centre for European Reform (CER)

Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Congress. House. Armed Services Committee

Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee
·         The Tragic Case of Liu Xiaobo

Congress. House. Homeland Security Committee

Congress. House. Science, Space and Technology Committee

Congress. House. Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Congress. Senate. Armed Services Committee

Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations Committee

Congress. Senate.  Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Council of Foreign Relations


Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of Justice
·         ESP-17-01 A Special Joint Review of Post-Incident Responses by the Department of State and Drug Enforcement Administration to Three Deadly Force Incidents in Honduras [redacted]

East-West Center

Enough Project

European Institute of the Mediterranean
·         Future of Syria

European Parliament

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
·         FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, July 2017
o    Promotional Test Preparation: An Opportunity for Mentorship
o    The Mindful Cop
o    Intent vs. Impact: Communicating Effectively

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)

Foundation for Strategic Research (Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique)

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

German Development Institute

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (GIISA)

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
·         Defense Contracting: DOD Needs Better Information on Incentive Outcomes. GAO-17-291
·         Gulf War Illness: Additional Actions Needed to Improve VA's Claims Process. GAO-17-692T  [Testimony]
·         Gulf War Illness: Improvements Needed for VA to Better Understand, Process, and Communicate Decisions on Claims. GAO-17-511
·         Military Personnel: Improvements Needed in the Management of Enlistees' Medical Early Separation and Enlistment Information.  GAO-17-527
·         Navy Shipbuilding: Policy Changes Needed to Improve the Post-Delivery Process and Ship Quality. GAO-17-418

Human Rights Watch

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
·         Africa Watch, July 12, 2017
o    Zimbabwe: Political and Economic Disarray
o    South Sudan: 6th Anniversary of Independence Marked by Violence

Institute for National Strategic Studies

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy (ISPSW)
·         After Baghdadi?

Institute for the Study of War
·         ISIS Sanctuary: July 10, 2017

Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali)

International Crisis Group

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs

Jamestown Foundation
·         Terrorism Monitor, July 14, 2017, v. 15, no. 14
o    Understanding Australia’s Brighton Siege Terror Attack
o    Jaish al-Adl’s Reemergence Threatens Iran-Pakistan Relations
o    Qatar’s Role in the Libyan Conflict: Who’s on the Lists of Terrorists and Why

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)
·         Brexit Impact Assessment

Lowy Institute for International Relations
·         Thailand’s Triple Threat

Martens Centre for European Studies

Mitchell Institute

National Academies Press

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

New America Foundation

Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors

Nuclear Threat Initiative

Office of Naval Research
·         Future Force: Naval Science and Technology, Spring 2017
·         The Importance of the Academic  Partnership with Naval Research
o    From the Battlefield to the Lab: Heterotopic Ossification
o    Guiding Light through Holes: Naval Applications of Hollow Core Fibers and Waveguides
o    Soaring to New Heights  in Weather Prediction
o    Soaring to New Heights  in Weather Prediction
o    Spatial Radar Array Processing  below the Nyquist Rate

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS)
·         National Strategy of Inclusive Pakistan: A Policy Framework of Secure and Cohesive Pakistan
o    English version
o    Urdu version

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends

Pew Research Center Internet & Technology
·         Online Harassment 2017

Pew Research Center U.S. Politics & Policy

Polish Institute of International Affairs

Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Project 2049 Institute

RAND Corporation
·         Rebuilding the Base: How Al-Qaida Could Resurge [testimony]

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
·         Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis, July 2017, v. 9, no. 7  
o    ‘IS Ingress in Southeast Asia‘
o    Marawi: A Game Changer in Terrorism in Asia
o    The Evolution of Online Extremism in Malaysi
o    A Rebuttal of Al-Qaeda and IS’ Theological Justification of Suicide Bombing
o    Abrogation and the Verse of the Sword: Addressing Sunni Extremists’ Misappropriation of Concept and Verse

Small Wars Journal
·         The Role of Judgment (Part 1)
·         The Role of Judgment (Part 2)

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

Swedish Defence University


US  Institute of Peace (USIP)

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wilson Center

World Bank