A January 2002 article by Douglas Johnston in the U.S. Naval Institute's magazine Proceedings. Johnston eloquently makes the case that chaplains should play an expanding role in peacemaking and conflict prevention during turbulent times.
The Web site for Johnston's organization provides a lot of white papers and other articles written by its founder and other members. Particularly interesting are the regular dispatches, which you can receive via e-mail if you sign up.
This foreign policy strategizes about global security issues through economic and political policy initiatives. The amount of position papers and analysis they turn out is incredible, and they provide some audio and video of panels and conferences too.
When searching for better information about madrassas, we found Uzma Anzar's 2003 paper on the history and pedagogy of madrassas to be quite helpful and, more importantly, easily understandable. It's 23 pages, but it's a quick read to be sure.
In this February 2002 essay in the Foreign Service Journal, Johnston argues that the United States needs to appoint religion attachés for a select group of 30 embassies around the world so that a more effective and informed foreign policy may be developed.