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- Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) "is a new and one-of-a-kind organization within Department of Defense. While the Center is a direct reporting unit to the U. S. Pacific Command, it is strictly a non-warfighting academic organization focused at the national policy level."
- East-West Center
- Asia-Pacific Info Partners -- VIC and APAN
- Virtual Information Center (VIC), description of , supporting CINCPAC decision-making -- VIC is closely paired with COEDMHA (Center of Excellence Disaster Management Humanitarian Affairs) and PDC (Pacific Disaster Center) in the provision of decision support products for CINCPAC, its subordinate commands and by extension with COE and PDC to FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), OFDA (Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, part of USAID and Dept of State) and the UN.
- Virtual Information Center (VIC), actual site, gotta register to use it
- Asia Pacific Area Network (APAN), "to foster defense interaction and enhance security cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region." -- APAN is a virtual network best described as a web portal and
collaboration site that is paired with APCSS (Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies), COE, PDC and recently GDIN-International (Global Disaster Information Network) . As APAN develops a customer base, we hope that it will create and sustain multilateral discussion between military staff in the Asia Pacific AOR primarily in issues of military support to civilian authorities for HA/DR (Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief) and Peace Support Operations.
- Australian Strategic Policy Institute
- Land Warfare Studies Centre
- Air Power Australia
- Australian Defence Association
- INSS Strategic Assessments
- INSS Strategic Assessment 1999: Priorities for a Turbulent World (Local Copy), with sections on our changing world, regional dynamics, dealing with key countries, and managing military affairs
- INSS Strategic Assessment 1998: Engaging Power for Peace (Local Copy), incl regional stuff, future stuff, space threats ...
- INSS Strategic Assessment 1997: Flashpoints and Force Structures (Local Copy), incl lots of regional items
- INSS Strategic Assessment 1996: Elements of US Power (Local Copy), incl arms control, peace operations, and emerging military instruments
- INSS Strategic Assessment 1995: US Security Challenges in Transition (Local Copy), incl regional studies and peace operations
- Pacific Studies, WWW VL
- NIRA's World Directory of Think Tanks