"Security Threat Assessments"
2016: Into the Storm
Author: Paul Rogers
Oxford Research Group (ORG)
This brief looks at how various security, environmental and economic issues unfolded in 2015 and how they may play themselves out this year.
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Al Qaeda and ISIS: Existential Threats to the US and Europe
Author: Frederick W Kagan, Kimberly Kagan, Jennifer Cafarella, Harleen Gambhir, Katherine Zimmerman
Institute for the Study of War (ISW) /
American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
This backgrounder examines America’s grand strategic objectives and how they’re complicated by the threats posed by groups such as ISIS and al Qaeda.
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CTC Sentinel 9 (1): The Threat in 2016
Author: Paul Cruickshank, Daniel Benjamin, Steven Simon, Andrew Lebovich, Kirsten E Schulze, Gregory D Johnsen, Magnus Ranstorp, Stephen Hummel
Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
This issue of the CTC Sentinel speculates on how global terrorism will play itself out in 2016.
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Nuclear Energy: Securing the Future
Author: Debra Decker, Kathryn Rauhut
This report examines different ways to incentivize the voluntary adoption of nuclear security measures in civilian nuclear operations.
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The Forced Return of Afghan Refugees and Implications for Stability
Author: Belquis Ahmadi, Sadaf Lakhani
United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
This brief looks at the socio-economic and security impacts returnees from Pakistan and Iran are having on Afghanistan.
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Challenges to European Security: A Transatlantic Perspective
Author: Maria Elena Sandalli
Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
This report summarizes the results of the 2015 Transatlantic Security Symposium, which explored ways to define and implement an overarching security agenda at this geographical level.
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Comparative Connections, Volume 17, Number 3
Author: Carl Baker, Jiun Bang, David G Brown, See-Won Byun, Aidan Foster-Carter, Ralph A Cossa, Bonnie Glaser, Brad Glosserman, Chin-Hao Huang, David Kang, Satu Limaye, Charles McClean, Stephen Noerper, James J Przystup, Kevin C Scott, Sheldon Simon, Sheila A Smith, Scott Snyder, Robert Sutter, Jacqueline Vitello, Yu Bin
Pacific Forum CSIS
This CC issue takes stock of key bilateral relationships within East Asia and between East Asian countries and the US during the last third of 2015.
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