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Diplomacy in Action

January

-01/31/06   Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): Controversies for the 109th Congress -- Updated
-01/31/06   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues -- Updated
-01/31/06   Environmental Protection Issues in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-01/31/06   Spyware: Background and Policy Issues for Congress -- Updated
-01/31/06   U.S. Assistance to North Korea: Fact Sheet -- Updated
-01/31/06   U.S. International Trade: Data and Forecasts -- Updated
-01/30/06   AIDS in Africa -- Updated
-01/30/06   Peacekeeping and Related Stability Operations: Issues of U.S. Military Involvement -- Updated
-01/30/06   Probable Cause, Reasonable Suspicion, and Reasonableness Standards in the Context of the Fourth Amendment and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act -- CRS Memorandum
-01/27/06   Andean Counterdrug Initiative (ACI) and Related Funding Programs: FY2006 Assistance -- NEW!
-01/27/06   Bringing Peace to Chechnya? Assessments and Implications -- Updated
-01/27/06   Middle East Free Trade Area: Progress Report -- Updated
-01/27/06   Monetary Policy: Current Policy and Conditions -- Updated
-01/27/06   Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues -- Updated
-01/27/06   The Federal Government Debt: Its Size and Economic Significance -- Updated
-01/26/06   Africa: U.S. Foreign Assistance Issues -- Updated
-01/26/06   Al Qaeda: Statements and Evolving Ideology -- Updated
-01/26/06   An Overview of the Administration's Strengthening America's Communities Initiative -- Updated
-01/26/06   Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): Controversies for the 109th Congress -- Updated
-01/26/06   Broadband Internet Regulation and Access: Background and Issues -- Updated
-01/26/06   Immigration: Policy Considerations Related to Guest Worker Programs -- Updated
-01/26/06   International Population Assistance and Family Planning Programs: Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-01/26/06   Internet Privacy: Overview and Legislation in the 109th Congress, 1st Session -- Updated
-01/26/06   U.S.-European Union Trade Relations: Issues and Policy Challenges -- Updated
-01/25/06   Afghanistan: Narcotics and U.S. Policy -- Updated
-01/25/06   Caribbean Region: Issues in U.S. Relations -- Updated
-01/25/06   Libya: Background and U.S. Relations -- Updated
-01/25/06   The Endangered Species Act (ESA) in the 109th Congress: Conflicting Values and Difficult Choices -- Updated
-01/24/06   Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests -- Updated
-01/24/06   Military Forces: What is the Appropriate Size for the United States? -- Updated
-01/24/06   Taiwan: Recent Developments and U.S. Policy Choices -- Updated
-01/24/06   U.S.-EU Cooperation Against Terrorism -- Updated
-01/23/06   Agricultural Export and Food Aid Programs -- Updated
-01/23/06   Communications Act Revisions: Selected Isses for Consideration -- Updated
-01/23/06   Cuba: Issues for the 109th Congress -- Updated
-01/23/06   Iraq: U.S. Military Operations -- Updated
-01/23/06   Nuclear Weapons: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty -- Updated
-01/23/06   The United States and Europe: Possible Options for U.S. Policy -- Updated
-01/20/06   China-U.S. Relations: Current Issues and Implications for U.S. Policy -- Updated
-01/20/06   Defense: FY2006 Authorization and Appropriations -- Updated
-01/20/06   Energy Efficiency: Budge, Oil Conservation, and Electricity Conservation Issues -- Updated
-01/20/06   Exempting Food and Agriculture Products from U.S. Economic Sanctions: Status and Implementation -- Updated
-01/20/06   Fishery, Aquaculture, and Marine Mammal Legislation in th 109th Congress -- Updated
-01/20/06   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses -- Updated
-01/20/06   Iraq: Elections, Government, and Constitution -- Updated
-01/20/06   Mexico-U.S. Relations: Issues for the 109th Congress -- Updated
-01/20/06   Nuclear Nonproliferation Issues -- Updated
-01/20/06   Passenger Rail Security: Overview of Issues -- Updated
-01/20/06   Recruiting and Retension: An Overview of FY2005 and FY2006 Results for Active and Reserve Component Enlisted Personnel -- Updated
-01/20/06   Renewable Energy: Tax Credit, Budget, and Electricity Production Issues -- Updated
-01/20/06   The World Trade Organization: The Hong Kong Ministerial -- Updated
-01/20/06   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices -- Updated
-01/20/06   Wireless Technology and Spectrum Demand: Advanced Wireless Services -- Updated
-01/19/06   Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Legislation in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-01/19/06   Jordan: U.S. Relations and Bilateral Issues -- Updated
-01/19/06   Lebanon -- Updated
-01/19/06   Syria: U.S. Relations and Bilateral Issues -- Updated
-01/19/06   Trafficking in Persons: The U.S. and International Response -- Updated
-01/18/06   AIDS in the Caribbean and Central America -- Updated
-01/18/06   Energy Policy: Conceptual Framework and Continuing Issues -- Updated
-01/18/06   Forest Fire/Wildfire Protection -- Updated
-01/18/06   Future of the Balkans and U.S. Policy Concerns -- Updated
-01/18/06   Latin America: Terrorism Issues -- Updated
-01/18/06   Mexico's Importance and Multiple Relationships with the United States -- NEW!
-01/18/06   Reserve Component Personnel Issues: Questions and Answers -- Updated
-01/18/06   U.S. Agricultural Policy Response to WTO Cotton Decision -- Updated
-01/17/06   Broadband Internet Access and the Digital Divide: Federal Assistance Programs -- Updated
-01/17/06   Congressional Gifts and Travel: Legislative Proposals for the 109th Congress -- NEW!
-01/17/06   EU-U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude -- Updated
-01/17/06   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program -- Updated
-01/13/06   Agricultural Issues in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-01/13/06   Lobbying Disclosure and Ethics Proposals Related to Lobbying Introduced in the 109th Congress: A Comparative Analysis -- NEW!
-01/13/06   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons -- NEW!
-01/13/06   Post-War Iraq: Foreign Contributions to Training, Peacekeeping, and Reconstruction -- Updated
-01/13/06   The Middle East Peace Talks -- Updated
-01/12/06   Agriculture in the U.S.-Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) -- Updated
-01/12/06   China's Economic Conditions -- Updated
-01/12/06   Trade Negotiations During the 109th Congress -- Updated
-01/12/06   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress -- Updated
-01/12/06   WTO Doha Round: The Agricultural Negotiations -- Updated
-01/11/06   Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy -- Updated
-01/11/06   Border Security: Fences Along the U.S. International Border -- Updated
-01/11/06   Intelligence Issues for Congress -- Updated
-01/11/06   Protection of Classified Information by Congress: Practices and Proposals -- Updated
-01/11/06   Stem Cell Research -- Updated
-01/10/06   Energy: Useful Facts and Figures -- Updated
-01/10/06   Gasoline Prices: New Legislation and Proposals -- Updated
-01/10/06   Islamic Religious Schools, Madrasas: Background -- Updated
-01/10/06   Lobbyists and Interest Groups: Sources of Information -- Updated
-01/09/06   Federal Spending by Agency and Budget Function, FY2001-FY2005 -- NEW!
-01/09/06   Iraq: Oil-For-Food Program, Illicit Trade, and Investigations -- Updated
-01/09/06   U.S. and International Responses to the Global Spread of Avian Flu: Issues for Congress -- Updated
-01/06/06   Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Vehicles: Issues in Congress -- Updated
-01/06/06   Islamist Extremism in Europe -- Updated
-01/06/06   Russia -- Updated
-01/05/06   Status of a Member of the House Who Has Been Indicted for or Convicted of a Felony -- NEW!
-01/05/06   Supreme Court Nominations, 1789-2005: Actions by the Senate, the Judiciary Committee, and the President -- NEW!
-01/05/06   U.S. Assistance to Women in Afganistan and Iraq: Challenges and Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-01/04/06   Iraq: Recent Developments in Reconstruction Assistance -- Updated
-01/03/06   Clean Air Act Issues in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-01/03/06   Congressional Oversight -- Updated
-01/03/06   Foreign Science and Engineering Presence in U.S. Institutions and the Labor Force -- Updated
-01/03/06   France: Factors Shaping Foreign Policy, and Issues in U.S.-French Relations -- Updated
-01/03/06   HIV/AIDS International Programs: Appropriations, FY2003-FY2006 -- Updated
-01/03/06   NATO and the European Union -- Updated
-01/03/06   Nuclear Arms Control: The U.S.-Russian Agenda -- Updated
-01/03/06   Russian Oil and Gas Challenges -- NEW!
-01/03/06   U.S. Foreign Assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean -- Updated