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Defense and National Security - 2011 -
-02/24/14   The 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) and Defense Strategy: Issues for Congress  [292 Kb]
-08/06/14   2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review: Evolution of Strategic Review - CRS Insights  [243 Kb]
-01/26/14   The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: Security and Human Rights Issues  [694 Kb]
-03/01/13   The 2013 Cybersecurity Executive Order: Overview and Considerations for Congress  [270 Kb]
-10/05/12   2012-2013 Presidential Election Period: National Security Considerations and Options  [472 Kb]
-01/14/11   Afghanistan Casualties: Military Forces and Civilians  [140 Kb]
-07/22/11   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa  [478 Kb]
-03/22/11   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa  [478 Kb]
-04/28/14   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [667 Kb]
-07/15/13   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [631 Kb]
-02/20/13   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [624 Kb]
-03/07/12   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [611 Kb]
-09/20/11   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [612 Kb]
-05/02/11   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [600 Kb]
-03/23/11   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [600 Kb]
-02/28/14   Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress  [407 Kb]
-03/05/13   Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress  [519 Kb]
-01/03/13   Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress  [448 Kb]
-05/18/12   Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress  [415 Kb]
-04/20/12   Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress  [395 Kb]
-06/24/13   Ballistic Missile Defense in the Asia-Pacific Region: Cooperation and Opposition  [381 Kb]
-01/23/12   Building Civilian Interagency Capacity for Missions Abroad: Key Proposals and Issues for Congress  [774 Kb]
-03/30/11   Central America Regional Security Initiative: Background and Policy Issues for Congress  [553 Kb]
-09/13/13   Chemical Weapons: A Summary Report of Characteristics and Effects  [249 Kb]
-11/07/12   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues  [725 Kb]
-05/26/11   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues  [686 Kb]
-08/05/14   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [4552 Kb]
-06/05/14   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [4546 Kb]
-02/28/14   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [4517 Kb]
-09/05/13   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [5244 Kb]
-07/05/13   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [5181 Kb]
-03/21/13   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [2755 Kb]
-10/17/12   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [2684 Kb]
-03/23/12   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [1587 Kb]
-02/03/11   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [1625 Kb]
-07/06/11   Closing Guantanamo Detention Center  [573 Kb]
-05/30/13   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues  [621 Kb]
-02/11/11   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues  [534 Kb]
-07/09/13   Cluster Munitions: Background and Issues for Congress  [225 Kb]
-03/21/14   Comparison of Rights in Military Commissions Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court  [391 Kb]
-05/09/12   Comparison of Rights in Military Commission Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court  [369 Kb]
-06/10/13   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [663 Kb]
-02/12/13   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [636 Kb]
-01/02/13   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [627 Kb]
-08/03/12   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [584 Kb]
-12/07/11   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [550 Kb]
-10/05/11   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [546 Kb]
-02/19/13   Congressional Authority to Limit Military Operations  [494 Kb]
-05/14/12   Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Current Structure and Alternatives  [412 Kb]
-03/14/12   Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Current Structure and Alternatives  [409 Kb]
-08/24/12   Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 2004-2011  [606 Kb]
-09/22/11   Conventional Arms Transfers in Developing Nations, 2003-2010  [763 Kb]
-05/05/14   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [450 Kb]
-04/26/13   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [443 Kb]
-01/10/13   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [433 Kb]
-07/06/12   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [418 Kb]
-02/13/12   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [419 Kb]
-06/21/11   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [378 Kb]
-03/01/11   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [374 Kb]
-05/31/12   Countering Violent Extremism in the United States  [672 Kb]
-04/10/13   Covert Action: Legislative Background and Possible Policy Questions  [235 Kb]
-09/09/13   Criminal Prohibitions on the Publiction of Classified Defense Information  [410 Kb]
-06/24/13   Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information  [407 Kb]
-01/31/13   Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information  [402 Kb]
-07/20/12   Cybercrime: Conceptual Issues for Congress and U.S. Law Enforcement  [379 Kb]
-05/23/12   Cybercrime: Conceptual Issues for Congress and U.S. Law Enforcement  [379 Kb]
-09/20/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [742 Kb]
-07/18/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [722 Kb]
-06/19/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [700 Kb]
-05/24/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [689 Kb]
-04/17/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [648 Kb]
-02/28/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [622 Kb]
-09/11/12   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [530 Kb]
-07/03/12   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [482 Kb]
-04/26/12   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [478 Kb]
-01/09/14   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources, by Topic  [591 Kb]
-01/28/13   Cybersecurity: Cyber Crime Protection Security Act (S.111, 112th Congress) - A Legal Analysis  [324 Kb]
-04/17/13   Cybersecurity: Selected Legal Issues  [371 Kb]
-04/18/14   Declarations of War and Authorizations for the Use of Military Force: Historical Background and Legal Implications  [851 Kb]
-03/17/11   Declarations of War and Authorizations for the Use of Military Force: Historical Background and Legal Implications  [816 Kb]
-03/27/14   Defense Authorization and Appropriations Bills: FY1970-FY2014  [321 Kb]
-06/05/13   Defense Authorization and Appropriations Bills: FY1970-FY2013  [319 Kb]
-01/08/14   Defense: FY2014 Authorization and Appropriations  [760 Kb]
-12/16/13   Defense: FY2014 Authorization and Appropriations  [736 Kb]
-09/05/12   Defense: FY2013 Authorization and Appropriations  [616 Kb]
-07/13/12   Defense: FY2013 Authorization and Appropriations  [562 Kb]
-11/25/11   Defense: FY2012 Budget Request, Authorization and Appropriations  [632 Kb]
-01/08/13   Defining Homeland Security: Analysis and Congressional Considerations  [304 Kb]
-04/03/12   Defining Homeland Security: Analysis and Congressional Considerations  [289 Kb]
-07/20/12   Department of Defense Energy Initiatives: Background and Issues for Congress  [886 Kb]
-06/05/12   Department of Defense Energy Initiatives: Background and Issues for Congress  [834 Kb]
-05/17/13   Department of Defense's Use of Contractors to Support Military Operations: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress  [1119 Kb]
-01/23/14   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [593 Kb]
-07/25/13   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [592 Kb]
-12/04/12   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [577 Kb]
-04/11/12   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [537 Kb]
-02/01/12   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [519 Kb]
-03/06/14   Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations for and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2015  [110 Kb]
-04/11/13   Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations for and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2014  [110 Kb]
-07/27/12   Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2013  [29 Kb]
-02/29/12   Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2013  [47 Kb]
-06/24/11   "Dirty Bombs": Background in Brief  [453 Kb]
-06/24/11   "Dirty Bombs": Technical Background, Attack Prevention and Response, Issues for Congress  [1884 Kb]
-12/14/12   DOD Alternative Fuels: Policy, Initiatives and Legislative Activity  [368 Kb]
-04/08/13   The European Union: Foreign and Security Policy  [340 Kb]
-06/13/14   The Evolution of Cooperative Threat Reduction: Issues for Congress  [549 Kb]
-10/01/12   The Exon-Florio National Security Test for Foreign Investment  [363 Kb]
-11/09/12   Federal Laws Relating to Cybersecurity: Discussion of Proposed Revisions  [596 Kb]
-06/29/12   Federal Laws Relating to Cybersecurity: Discussion of Proposed Revisions  [574 Kb]
-06/20/13   Federal Laws Relating to Cybersecurity: Overview and Discussion of Proposed Revisions  [598 Kb]
-04/04/13   Foreign Investment and National Security: Economic Considerations  [394 Kb]
-07/10/13   Foreign Surveillance and the Future of Standing to Sue Post-Clapper  [262 Kb]
-04/20/12   FY2013 Defense Budget Request: Overview and Context  [381 Kb]
-03/18/11   "Gang of Four" Congressional Intelligence Notifications  [154 Kb]
-08/01/12   Global Security Contingency Fund (GSCF): Summary and Issue Overview  [268 Kb]
-04/04/14   Global Security Contingency Fund: Summary and Issue Overview  [316 Kb]
-01/22/13   Global Security Contingency Fund: Summary and Issue Overview  [320 Kb]
-01/13/11   Guantanamo Detention Center: Legislative Activity in the 111th Congress  [286 Kb]
-01/12/12   In Brief: Assessing DOD's New Strategic Guidance  [217 Kb]
-05/04/12   In Brief: Clarifying the Concept of "Partnership" in National Security  [227 Kb]
-12/06/12   In Brief: Next Steps in the War in Afghanistan? Issues for Congress  [261 Kb]
-06/15/12   In Brief: Next Steps in the War in Afghanistan? Issues for Congress  [246 Kb]
-03/20/14   In Brief: U.S. Nuclear Weapon "Pit" Production: Background and Options  [238 Kb]
-09/23/13   Issues in Homeland Security Policy for the 113th Congress  [768 Kb]
-08/30/13   Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2013  [447 Kb]
-05/03/13   Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2013  [451 Kb]
-09/19/12   Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2012  [407 Kb]
-01/30/13   Integration of Drones into Domestic Airspace: Selected Legal Issues  [363 Kb]
-09/18/12   Intelligence Authorization Legislation: Status and Challenges  [278 Kb]
-06/01/12   Intelligence Authorization Legislation: Status and Challenges  [267 Kb]
-05/21/12   Intelligence Authorization Legislation: Status and Challenges  [267 Kb]
-01/06/11   Intelligence Estimates: How Useful to Congress?  [200 Kb]
-12/13/12   Intelligence Identities Protection Act  [245 Kb]
-04/23/13   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [368 Kb]
-12/28/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [346 Kb]
-10/28/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [343 Kb]
-10/05/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [339 Kb]
-09/21/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [339 Kb]
-09/14/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [335 Kb]
-08/05/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [278 Kb]
-06/21/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [279 Kb]
-06/14/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [277 Kb]
-05/05/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [275 Kb]
-04/28/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [274 Kb]
-03/03/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [273 Kb]
-02/11/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [274 Kb]
-01/20/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [274 Kb]
-09/05/13   Intelligence Spending and Appropriations: Issues for Congress  [360 Kb]
-07/20/12   The Interplay of Borders, Turf, Cyberspace, and Jurisdiction: Issues Confronting U.S. Law Enforcement  [495 Kb]
-02/27/13   Issues in Homeland Security Policy for the 113th Congress  [696 Kb]
-03/22/11   Japan 2011 Earthquake: U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Response  [346 Kb]
-03/17/11   Japan 2011 Earthquake: U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Response  [198 Kb]
-12/11/12   Judicial Activity Concerning Enemy Combatant Detainees: Major Court Rulings  [502 Kb]
-04/11/12   The Lord's Resistance Army: The U.S. Response  [630 Kb]
-07/25/12   Major U.S. Arms Sales and Grants to Pakistan Since 2001  [42 Kb]
-03/02/11   Managing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Policy Implications of Expanding Global Access to Nuclear Power  [553 Kb]
-01/09/14   Marine Corps Drawdown, Force Structure Initiatives, and Roles and Missions: Background and Issues for Congress  [353 Kb]
-08/15/14   Manufacturing Nuclear Weapon "Pits": A Decisionmaking Approach to Congress  [656 Kb]
-03/19/14   Military Base Closures: Frequently Asked Questions  [205 Kb]
-03/07/14   The Military Commissions Act of 2009 (MCA 2009): Overview and Legal Issues  [594 Kb]
-03/31/11   Military Justice: Courts-Martial, An Overview  [223 Kb]
-12/27/11   The National Intelligence Council (NIC): Issues and Options for Congress  [286 Kb]
-12/28/11   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment  [455 Kb]
-04/16/14   NATO: Response to the Crisis in Ukraine and Security Concerns in Central and Eastern Europe  [677 Kb]
-05/14/12   NATO's Chicago Summit  [310 Kb]
-06/25/14   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1101 Kb]
-06/27/13   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1088 Kb]
-04/25/13   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1072 Kb]
-03/15/13   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1116 Kb]
-10/18/12   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1076 Kb]
-08/10/12   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1073 Kb]
-06/27/12   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1071 Kb]
-06/13/12   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1067 Kb]
-04/06/12   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1036 Kb]
-01/14/11   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1702 Kb]
-04/08/14   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [433 Kb]
-01/08/14   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [434 Kb]
-12/05/13   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [431 Kb]
-07/12/13   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [430 Kb]
-04/03/13   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [428 Kb]
-02/20/13   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [428 Kb]
-11/30/12   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [428 Kb]
-02/14/12   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [404 Kb]
-12/23/11   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [415 Kb]
-04/21/11   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [355 Kb]
-01/26/11   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [351 Kb]
-03/08/13   New Zealand: U.S. Security Cooperation and the U.S. Rebalancing to Asia Strategy  [310 Kb]
-01/06/14   Next Steps in Nuclear Arms Control with Russia: Issues for Congress  [447 Kb]
-06/19/13   Next Steps in Nuclear Arms Control with Russia: Issues for Congress  [386 Kb]
-04/10/13   Next Steps in Nuclear Arms Control with Russia: Issues for Congress  [385 Kb]
-05/03/13   No-Fly Zones: Strategic, Operational, and Legal Considerations for Congress  [287 Kb]
-03/18/11   No-Fly Zones: Strategic, Operational, and Legal Considerations for Congress  [240 Kb]
-02/04/11   Nonproliferation and Threat Reduction Assistance: U.S. Programs in the Former Soviet Union  [568 Kb]
-01/03/14   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons  [425 Kb]
-12/19/12   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons  [399 Kb]
-02/14/12   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons  [371 Kb]
-02/02/11   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons  [349 Kb]
-07/02/13   NSA Surveillance Leaks: Background and Issues for Congress  [310 Kb]
-04/09/14   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [317 Kb]
-01/27/14   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [260 Kb]
-06/19/12   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [273 Kb]
-08/11/11   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [191 Kb]
-04/22/11   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [188 Kb]
-02/23/11   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [145 Kb]
-01/11/11   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [136 Kb]
-05/01/13   Nuclear Weapons R and D Organizations in Nine Nations  [273 Kb]
-02/22/13   Nuclear Weapons R&D Organizations in Nine Nations  [270 Kb]
-02/28/11   Nuclear Weapons R&D Organizations in Nine Nations  [176 Kb]
-03/30/11   Operation Odyssey Dawn (Libya): Background and Issues for Congress  [864 Kb]
-03/28/11   Operation Odyssey Dawn (Libya): Background and Issues for Congress  [820 Kb]
-04/01/14   Overview of Constitutional Challenges to NSA Collection Activities and Recent Developments  [307 Kb]
-02/02/11   Peacekeeping/Stabilization and Conflict Transitions: Background and Congressional Action on the Civilian Response/Reserve Corps and Other Civilian Stabilization and Reconstruction Capabilities  [346 Kb]
-10/25/12   Proliferation Control Regimes: Background and Status  [466 Kb]
-05/14/12   Proliferation of Precision Strikes: Issues for Congress  [1484 Kb]
-06/15/12   Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)  [290 Kb]
-01/18/11   Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)  [182 Kb]
-03/31/14   Reform of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Courts: A Brief Overview  [294 Kb]
-02/25/13   Securing America's Borders: The Role of the Military  [219 Kb]
-10/31/11   Securing Nuclear Materials: The 2010 Summit and Issues for Congress  [420 Kb]
-03/07/12   Securing Nuclear Materials: The 2012 Summit and Issues for Congress  [434 Kb]
-04/27/11   Securing Nuclear Materials: The 2010 Summit and Issues for Congress  [299 Kb]
-04/04/14   Security Assistance Reform: "Section 1206" Background and Issues for Congress  [347 Kb]
-04/19/13   Security Assistance Reform: "Section 1206": Background and Issues for Congress  [478 Kb]
-02/11/11   Security Assistance Reform: "Section 1206" Background and Issues for Congress  [401 Kb]
-04/10/13   Sensitive Covert Action Notifications: Oversight Options for Congress  [223 Kb]
-02/28/13   Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence  [754 Kb]
-03/15/12   Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA): What Is It, and How Has It Been Utilized?  [367 Kb]
-01/05/11   Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA): What Is It, and How Has It Been Utilized?  [315 Kb]
-06/13/14   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [645 Kb]
-11/27/13   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [637 Kb]
-11/29/12   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [684 Kb]
-05/17/12   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [657 Kb]
-02/24/12   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [721 Kb]
-09/15/11   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [700 Kb]
-07/27/11   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [669 Kb]
-02/24/11   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [656 Kb]
-02/10/11   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [649 Kb]
-01/08/14   Threats to U.S. National Security Interests in Space: Orbital Debris Mitigation and Removal  [385 Kb]
-04/08/11   Turkey-U.S. Defense Cooperation: Prospects and Challenges  [1723 Kb]
-01/03/13   The Unified Command Plan and Combatant Commands: Background and Issues for Congress  [729 Kb]
-07/17/12   The Unified Command Plan and Combatant Commands: Background and Issues for Congress  [700 Kb]
-03/14/13   A Unified National Security Budget? Issues for Congress  [287 Kb]
-10/04/12   The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act: Overview and Issues  [290 Kb]
-01/30/13   Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Manufacturing Trends  [283 Kb]
-12/16/11   U.S. Arms Sales: Agreements with and Deliveries to Major Clients, 2003-2010  [231 Kb]
-06/10/14   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress  [916 Kb]
-07/25/13   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress  [872 Kb]
-03/19/13   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress  [858 Kb]
-10/25/12   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress  [824 Kb]
-06/19/12   U.S. - China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress  [815 Kb]
-03/22/13   U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Trade Facilitation, Enforcement, and Security  [558 Kb]
-03/06/12   U.S. Defense Articles and Services Supplied to Foreign Recipients: Restrictions on Their Use  [208 Kb]
-06/12/13   U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond  [612 Kb]
-08/15/11   U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond  [606 Kb]
-07/22/11   U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond  [537 Kb]
-02/16/11   U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond  [495 Kb]
-01/26/11   U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond  [494 Kb]
-08/14/14   The U.S. Military Presence in Okinawa and Futenma Base Controversy  [654 Kb]
-08/03/12   The U.S. Military Presence in Okinawa and the Futenma Base Controversy  [622 Kb]
-12/28/12   U.S. Periods of War and Dates of Current Conflicts  [234 Kb]
-08/23/11   U.S. Periods of War and Dates of Current Conflicts  [220 Kb]
-04/16/12   The U.S. Secret Service: An Examination and Analysis of Its Evolving Missions  [352 Kb]
-06/18/14   The U.S. Secret Service: History and Missions  [339 Kb]
-05/08/14   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress  [256 Kb]
-09/18/13   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress  [372 Kb]
-02/06/13   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress  [337 Kb]
-01/03/13   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress  [323 Kb]
-07/15/11   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress  [243 Kb]
-06/14/13   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues  [476 Kb]
-02/22/12   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues  [443 Kb]
-11/08/11   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues  [438 Kb]
-05/04/11   U.S Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues  [355 Kb]
-03/10/11   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues  [345 Kb]
-01/03/12   U.S. Unmanned Aerial Systems  [655 Kb]
-12/17/13   War in Afghanistan: Campaign Progress, Political Strategy, and Issues for Congress  [296 Kb]
-09/24/12   The War Powers Resolution: After Thirty-Eight Years  [681 Kb]
-09/25/12   War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance  [312 Kb]
-08/30/12   War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance  [309 Kb]
-03/25/11   War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance  [235 Kb]
-05/09/13   Women in Combat: Issues for Congress  [287 Kb]
-12/13/12   Women in Combat: Issues for Congress  [261 Kb]
-04/05/12   Women in Combat: Issues for Congress  [245 Kb]

Defense and National Security - 2001 - 2010
-12/28/10   Missile Defense and NATO's Lisbon Summit  [180 Kb]
-12/23/10   The new START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [349 Kb]
-12/23/10   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [1572 Kb]
-12/20/10   U.S. Arms Sales: Agreements with and Deliveries to Major Clients, 2001-2009  [142 Kb]
-12/10/10   Classified Information Policy and Executive Order 13526  [247 Kb]
-12/09/10   Guantanamo Detention Center: Legislative Activity in the 111th Congress  [261 Kb]
-12/08/10   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries  [135 Kb]
-12/08/10   Afghanistan Casualties: Military Forces and Civilians  [139 Kb]
-12/07/10   Securing America's Borders: The Role of the Intelligence Community  [183 Kb]
-12/07/10   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [475 Kb]
-12/06/10   Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information  [267 Kb]
-12/03/10   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress  [192 Kb]
-11/24/10   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [344 Kb]
-11/23/10   Defense: FY2011 Authorization and Appropriations  [703 Kb]
-11/16/10   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [467 Kb]
-11/16/10   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa  [481 Kb]
-11/05/10   Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)  [497 Kb]
-11/02/10   "Don't Ask, Don't Tell": A Legal Analysis  [200 Kb]
-10/28/10   Afghanistan Casualties: Military Forces and Civilians  [132 Kb]
-10/25/10   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [369 Kb]
-10/22/10   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1589 Kb]
-10/18/10   Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information  [214 Kb]
-10/18/10   Proliferation Control Regimes: Background and Status  [409 Kb]
-10/14/10   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [263 Kb]
-10/07/10   Iraq Casualties: U.S. Military Forces and Iraqi Civilians, Police, and Security Forces  [186 Kb]
-10/04/10   "Don't Ask, Don't Tell": The Law and Military Policy on Same-Sex Behavior  [281 Kb]
-10/01/10   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [629 Kb]
-09/30/10   "Don't Ask, Don't Tell": A Legal Analysis  [190 Kb]
-09/30/10   Afghanistan Casualties: Military Forces and Civilians  [136 Kb]
-09/28/10   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [640 Kb]
-09/28/10   U.S. Military Casualty Statistics: Operation New Dawn, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom  [152 Kb]
-09/23/10   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment  [377 Kb]
-09/23/10   War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance  [219 Kb]
-09/20/10   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [329 Kb]
-09/17/10   Defense: FY2011 Authorization and Appropriations  [582 Kb]
-09/14/10   U.S. Periods of War  [137 Kb]
-09/10/10   Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 2002-2009  [596 Kb]
-09/10/10   Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information  [212 Kb]
-09/02/10   The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11  [544 Kb]
-09/01/10   U.S. Security Assistance to Lebanon  [250 Kb]
-08/26/10   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities-Background and Issues for Congress  [602 Kb]
-08/25/10   Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Current Structure and Alternatives  [331 Kb]
-08/17/10   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1817 Kb]
-08/16/10   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues  [604 Kb]
-08/13/10   United Nations Peacekeeping: Issues for Congress  [441 Kb]
-08/12/10   Preliminary Assessment of Efficiency Initiatives Announced by Secretary of Defense Gates on August 9, 2010  [85 Kb]
-08/11/10   Afghanistan Casualties: Military Forces and Civilians  [132 Kb]
-08/06/10   Federal Efforts to Address the Threat of Bioterrorism: Selected Issues for Congress  [203 Kb]
-08/06/10   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [267 Kb]
-07/06/10   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress  [664 Kb]
-07/02/10   Navy Ship Names: Background for Congress  [220 Kb]
-07/02/10   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [625 Kb]
-07/01/10   Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program: Background and Issues for Congress  [527 Kb]
-06/29/10   Security Assistance Reform: "Section 1206" Background and Issues for Congress  [395 Kb]
-06/22/10   Intelligence Reform After Five Years: The Role of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI)  [174 Kb]
-06/22/10   The Department of Defense's Use of Private Security Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan: Background, Analysis, and Options for Congress  [364 Kb]
-06/21/10   The Nunn-McCurdy Act: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress  [593 Kb]
-06/18/10   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [304 Kb]
-06/17/10   Guantanamo Detention Center: Legislative Activity in the 111th Congress  [240 Kb]
-06/16/10   Securing America's Borders: The Role of the Military  [142 Kb]
-06/15/10   Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Acquisition: Issues for Congress  [258 Kb]
-06/15/10   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [617 Kb]
-06/11/10   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [262 Kb]
-06/11/10   Iraq Casualties: U.S. Military Forces and Iraqi Civilians, Police, and Security Forces  [185 Kb]
-06/10/10   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [459 Kb]
-06/08/10   War in Afghanistan: Strategy, Military Operations, and Issues for Congress  [1841 Kb]
-06/04/10   Detection of Nuclear Weapons and Materials: Science, Technologies, Observations  [1846 Kb]
-06/03/10   Afghanistan Casualties: Military Forces and Civilians  [133 Kb]
-05/25/10   Ballistic Missile Defense and Offensive Arms Reductions: A Review of the Historical Record  [312 Kb]
-05/25/10   Defense: FY2011 Authorization and Appropriations  [461 Kb]
-05/17/10   Quadrennial Defense Review 2010: Overview and Implications for National Security Planning  [685 Kb]
-05/03/10   2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference: Key Issues and Implications  [308 Kb]
-05/03/10   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [289 Kb]
-04/28/10   Defense Logistical Support Contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan: Issues for Congress  [379 Kb]
-04/26/10   Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program: Background and Issues for Congress  [450 Kb]
-04/22/10   NATO Common Funds Burdensharing: Background and Current Issues  [163 Kb]
-04/22/10   The War Powers Resolution: After Thirty-Six Years  [631 Kb]
-04/21/10   Monitoring and Verification in Arms Control  [290 Kb]
-04/16/10   Securing Nuclear Materials: The 2010 Summit and Issues for Congress  [276 Kb]
-04/15/10   East Asian Regional Architecture: New Economic and Security Arrangements and U.S. Policy  [481 Kb]
-04/13/10   Navy Ship Names: Background for Congress  [203 Kb]
-04/12/10   Foreign Aid Reform, National Strategy, and Quadrennial Review  [189 Kb]
-04/09/10   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [434 Kb]
-04/08/10   Military Personnel and Freedom of Religious Expression: Selected Legal Issues  [214 Kb]
-04/08/10   Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program: Background and Issues for Congress  [430 Kb]
-04/08/10   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [412 Kb]
-04/06/10   Comparison of Rights in Military Commission Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court  [291 Kb]
-04/03/10   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa  [482 Kb]
-04/01/10   Judicial Activity Concerning Enemy Combatant Detainees: Major Court Rulings  [234 Kb]
-03/29/10   Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Current Structure and Alternatives  [323 Kb]
-03/25/10   "Don't Ask, Don't Tell:" The Law and Military Policy on Same-Sex Behavior  [239 Kb]
-03/25/10   Guantanamo Detention Center: Legislative Activity in the 111th Congress  [232 Kb]
-03/02/10   Government Collection of Private Information: Background and Issues Related to the USA PATRIOT Act Authorization  [301 Kb]
-03/01/10   War Bonds in the Second World War: A Model for a New Iraq/Afghanistan War Bond?  [117 Kb]
-02/26/10   American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics  [231 Kb]
-02/25/10   Iraq Casualties: U.S. Military Forces and Iraqi Civilians, Police, and Security Forces  [185 Kb]
-02/25/10   War in Afghanistan: Strategy, Military Operations, and Issues for Congress  [1925 Kb]
-02/23/10   Cluster Munitions: Background and Issues for Congress  [150 Kb]
-02/18/10   Security Assistance Reform: "Section 1206" Background and Issues for Congress  [367 Kb]
-02/17/10   Defense Authorization and Appropriations Bills: FY1970-FY2010  [198 Kb]
-02/17/10   Peacekeeping/Stabilization and Conflict Transitions: Background and Congressional Action on the Civilian Response/Reserve Corps and other Civilian Stabilization and Reconstruction Capabilities  [315 Kb]
-02/16/10   Direct Overt U.S. Aid and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2011  [50 Kb]
-02/16/10   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [607 Kb]
-02/08/10   Foreign Investment and National Security: Economic Considerations  [311 Kb]
-02/04/10   Department of Defense "Section 1207" Security and Stabilization Assistance: Background and Congressional Concerns  [181 Kb]
-02/04/10   Nonproliferation and Threat Reduction Assistance: U.S. Programs in the Former Soviet Union  [560 Kb]
-02/04/10   The Exon-Florio National Security Test for Foreign Investment  [261 Kb]
-02/04/10   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [413 Kb]
-02/03/10   Enemy Combatant Detainees: Habeas Corpus Challenges in Federal Court  [542 Kb]
-02/02/10   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [600 Kb]
-02/01/10   Satellite Surveillance: Domestic Issues  [271 Kb]
-01/27/10   Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2009  [339 Kb]
-01/14/10   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons
-01/13/10   Strategic Arms Control After START: Issues and Options
-01/12/10   Nuclear Arms Control: The Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty
-01/08/10   Arms Sales: Congressional Review Process
-01/08/10   Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)
-01/08/10   U.S. Security Assistance to the Palestinian Authority
-01/07/10   Guam: U.S. Defense Deployments
-01/07/10   Private Security Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan: Legal Issues
-01/07/10   U.S. Periods of War
-01/06/10   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments
-01/04/10   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer
-12/30/09   Guantanamo Detention Center: Legislative Activity in the 111th Congress
-12/23/09   Amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Set to Expire February 28, 2010
-12/23/09   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress
-12/23/09   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues
-12/23/09   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress
-12/22/09   Air Force F-22 Fighter Program: Background and Issues for Congress
-12/22/09   Air Force Next-Generation Bomber: Background and Issues for Congress
-12/22/09   Cluster Munitions: Background and Issues for Congress
-12/22/09   F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program: Background and Issues for Congress
-12/22/09   Private Security Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan: Legal Issues
-12/22/09   Sea-Based Ballistic Missile Defense - Background and Issues for Congress
-12/16/09   The U.S. Secret Service: An Examination and Analysis of Its Evolving Missions
-12/14/09   Defense: FY2010 Authorization and Appropriations
-12/14/09   The National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility: Issues for Congress
-12/09/09   Spyware: Background and Policy Issues for Congress
-12/07/09   Strategic Arms Control after START: Issues and Options
-12/03/09   NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance
-12/03/09   Privacy: An Overview of Federal Statutes Governing Wiretapping and Electronic Eavesdropping
-12/03/09   War in Afghanistan: Strategy, Military Operations, and Issues for Congress
-12/02/09   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990
-12/02/09   U.S. Arms Sales: Agreements with and Deliveries to Major Clients, 2001-2008
-11/23/09   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments
-11/19/09   Comparison of Rights in Military Commission Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court
-11/18/09   Strategic Arms Control after START: Issues and Options
-11/17/09   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues
-11/06/09   Guantanamo Detention Center: Legislative Activity in the 111th Congress
-11/05/09   Foreign Investment, CFIUS, and Homeland Security: An Overview
-10/29/09   Amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Set to Expire in 2009
-10/28/09   National Security Letters: Proposed Amendments in the 111th Congress
-10/23/09   The U.S. Secret Service: An Examination and Analysis of Its Evolving Missions
-09/30/09   Cybersecurity: Current Legislation, Executive Branch Initiatives, and Options for Congress
-09/29/09   The Department of Defense's Use of Private Security Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan: Background, Analysis, and Options for Congress
-09/23/09   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe
-09/18/09   Defense: FY2010 Authorization and Appropriations
-09/16/09   F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program: Background and Issues for Congress
-09/14/09   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues
-09/08/09   National Security Letters in Foreign Intelligence Investigations: Legal Background and Recent Amendments
-09/04/09   Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 2001-2008
-09/02/09   "Don't Ask, Don't Tell": A Legal Analysis
-08/14/09   "Don't Ask, Don't Tell:" The Law and Military Policy on Same-Sex Behavior
-08/13/09   Department of Defense Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan: Background and Analysis
-08/03/09   Direct Overt U.S. Aid and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2010
-07/31/09   Nonproliferation and Threat Reduction Assistance: U.S. Programs in the Former Soviet Union
-07/28/09   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa
-07/27/09   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues
-07/24/09   Intelligence Issues for Congress
-07/22/09   Homosexuals and the U.S. Military: Current Issues
-07/21/09   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer
-07/20/09   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues
-07/20/09   Sea-Based Ballistic Missile Defense - Background and Issues for Congress
-07/17/09   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress
-07/17/09   FY2010 National Defense Authorization Act: Selected Military Personnel Policy Issues
-07/14/09   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues
-07/13/09   U.S. Accession to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC)
-07/13/09   U.S.-Iraq Withdrawal/Status of Forces Agreement: Issues for Congressional Oversight
-07/09/09   Strategic Arms Control after START: Issues and Options
-07/07/09   Sensitive Covert Action Notification: Oversight Options for Congress
-07/02/09   Troop Levels in the Afghan and Iraq Wars, FY2001-FY2012: Cost and Other Potential Issues
-06/26/09   Iraq: U.S. Casualties
-06/24/09   U.S. Security Assistance to the Palestinian Authority
-06/22/09   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe
-06/22/09   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress
-06/16/09   Peacekeeping/Stabilization and Conflict Transitions: Background and Congressional Action on the Civilian Response/Reserve Corps and other Civilian Stabilization and Reconstruction Capabilities
-06/15/09   FY2009 Spring Supplemental Appropriations for Overseas Contingency Operations
-06/11/09   The Global Peace Operations Initiative: Background and Issues for Congress
-06/08/09   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment
-06/04/09   Navy Role in Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism: Background and Issues for Congress
-06/04/09   The Role of the Department of Defense During a Flu Pandemic
-06/03/09   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Updated "Safeguards" and Net Assessments
-06/03/09   Department of Defense "Section 1207" Security and Stabilization Assistance: Background and Congressional Concerns
-06/02/09   Congressional Oversight and Related Issues Concerning International Security Agreements Concluded by the United States
-05/29/09   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress
-05/29/09   The Army's Future Combat System (FCS): Background and Issues for Congress
-05/28/09   Iraq: U.S. Casualties
-05/27/09   Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America: An Overview and Selected Issues
-05/27/09   The Department of Homeland Security Intelligence Enterprise: Operational Overview and Oversight Challenges for Congress
-05/26/09   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues
-05/21/09   Sea-Based Ballistic Missile Defense - Background and Issues for Congress
-05/20/09   U.S. Security Assistance to Lebanon
-05/14/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-05/08/09   Defense: FY2010 Authorization and Appropriations
-05/07/09   Environmental Activities of the U.S. Coast Guard
-05/07/09   Strategic Arms Control after START: Issues and Options
-05/05/09   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe
-05/05/09   U.S. Accession to ASEAN's Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC)
-04/27/09   Section 1206 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2006: A Fact Sheet on Department of Defense Authority to Train and Equip Foreign Military Forces
-04/24/09   U.S.-Iraq Withdrawal/Status of Forces Agreement: Issues for Congressional Oversight
-04/23/09   Airport Passenger Screening: Background and Issues for Congress
-04/20/09   Direct Overt U.S. Aid and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-Fy2009
-04/17/09   NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance
-04/16/09   Iraq: U.S. Casualties
-04/15/09   The Global Peace Operations Initiative: Background and Issues for Congress
-04/15/09   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress
-04/14/09   NATO Enlargement: Albania, Croatia, and Possible Future Candidates
-04/10/09   The National Intelligence Council: Issues and Options for Congress
-04/09/09   Border Security: Key Agencies and Their Missions
-04/09/09   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues
-04/07/09   Enemy Combatant Detainees: Habeas Corpus Challenges in Federal Court
-04/03/09   Iraq: U.S. Casualties
-04/03/09   Sea-Based Ballistic Missile Defense - Background and Issues for Congress
-04/03/09   Strategic Arms Control After START: Issues and Options
-04/02/09   Operation Iraqi Freedom: Strategies, Approaches, Results, and Issues for Congress
-04/01/09   U.S. Security Assistance to Lebanon
-03/31/09   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment
-03/25/09   The Global Nuclear Detection Architecture: Issues for Congress
-03/24/09   National Special Security Events
-03/24/09   The U.S. Secret Service: An Examination and Analysis of Its Evolving Missions
-03/24/09   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress
-03/20/09   Analysis of Selected Legislative Proposals Addressing Guantanamo Detainees
-03/20/09   NATO's 60th Anniversary Summit
-03/19/09   Section 1206 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2006: A Fact Sheet on Department of Defense Authority to Train and Equip Foreign Military Forces
-03/19/09   The Global Peace Operations Initiative: Background and Issues for Congress
-03/19/09   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress
-03/16/09   Amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Set to Expire in 2009
-03/16/09   Border Security: Barriers Along the U.S. International Border
-03/16/09   Nuclear Weapons R&D Organizations in Nine Nations
-03/11/09   NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance
-03/09/09   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer
-03/06/09   Georgia (Republic) and NATO Enlargement: Issues and Implications
-03/05/09   Analysis of Legislative Proposals Addressing Guantanamo Detainees
-02/25/09   Defense: FY2009 Authorization and Appropriations
-02/24/09   Intelligence Authorization Legislation: Status and Challenges
-02/24/09   North Korean Ballistic Missile Threat to the United States
-02/23/09   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues
-02/12/09   Strategic Arms Control after START: Issues and Options
-02/10/09   Arms Control and nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements
-02/06/09   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment
-02/05/09   Peacekeeping/Stabilization and Conflict Transitions
-02/02/09   War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance
-01/29/09   Enemy Combatant Detainees: Habeas Corpus Challenges in Federal Court
-01/29/09   Iraq: U.S. Casualties
-01/28/09   Cluster Munitions: Background and Issues for Congress
-01/28/09   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments
-01/28/09   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons
-01/28/09   Transportation Security: Issues for the 111th Congress
-01/27/09   NATO Common Funds Burdensharing: Background and Current Issues
-01/26/09   Conventional Warheads for Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues for Congress
-01/23/09   Interrogation of Detainees: Requirements of the Detainee Treatment Act
-01/23/09   War in Afghanistan: Strategy, Military Operations, and Issues for Congress
-01/22/09   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues
-01/22/09   Renditions: Constraints Imposed by Laws on Torture
-01/22/09   The War Crimes Act: Current Issues
-01/21/09   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe
-01/14/09   Homeland Security Intelligence: Perceptions, Statutory Definitions, and Approaches
-01/09/09   Intelligence Issues for Congress
-01/08/09   U.S. Military Stop Loss Program
-01/07/09   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues
-01/06/09   Amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Set to Expire in 2009
-01/06/09   U.S.Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues
-01/05/09   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa
-12/30/08   Nuclear Arms Control: The Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty
-12/30/08   Nuclear Weapons in U.S. National Security Policy: Past, Present, and Prospects
-12/29/08   Iraq: U.S. Casualties
-12/23/08   Strategic Arms Control after START: Issues and Options
-12/16/08   Organizing the U.S. Government for National Security: Overview of the Interagency Reform Debates
-12/15/08   Operation Iraqi Freedom: Strategies, Approaches, Results, and Issues for Congress
-12/12/08   U.S.-Iraq Withdrawal/Status of Forces Agreement: Issues for Congressional Oversight
-12/09/08   The Department of Defense Role in Foreign Assistance: Background, Major Issues, and Options for Congress
-12/08/08   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe
-12/05/08   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment
-12/01/08   Covert Action: Legislative Background and Possible Policy Questions
-12/01/08   Foreign Investment and National Security: Economic Considerations
-12/01/08   Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA): What Is It, and How Has It Been Utilized?
-11/26/08   Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Russia: Statutory Procedures for Congressional Consideration and Their Implementation
-11/26/08   U.S. Arms Sales: Agreements with and Deliveries to Major Clients, 2000-2007
-11/25/08   National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility: Issues for Congress
-11/25/08   Section 1206 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2006: A Fact Sheet on Department of Defense Authority to Train and Equip Foreign Military Forces
-11/21/08   Sea-Based Ballistic Missile Defense-Background and Issues for Congress
-11/17/08   Border Searches of Laptop Computers and Other Electronic Storage Devices
-11/13/08   United Nations Peacekeeping: Issues for Congress
-10/31/08   Iraq: U.S. Casualties  [50 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/28/08   Operation Iraqi Freedom: Strategies, Approaches, Results, and Issues for Congress  [800 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/23/08   Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 2000-2007  [344 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/23/08   NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance  [330 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/17/08   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [267 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/15/08   The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11  [341 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/08/08   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [616 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/08/08   The Gulf Security Dialogue and Related Arms Sale Proposals  [134 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/06/08   Defense: FY2009 Authorization and Appropriations  [376 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/06/08   NATO Enlargement: Albania, Croatia, and Possible Future Candidates  [725 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/18/08   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [270 Kb]  -- Updated
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-09/02/08   Sea-Based Ballistic Missile Defense - Background and Issues for Congress  [268 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/28/08   Weak and Failing States: Evolving Security Threats and U.S. Policy  [208 Kb]  -- Updated
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-08/22/08   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa  [544 Kb]  -- Updated
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-07/16/08   The Global Nuclear Detection Architecture: Issues for Congress  [216 Kb]  -- NEW!
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-07/07/08   The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act: An Overview of Selected Issues  [153 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/27/08   Cluster Munitions: Background and Issues for Congress  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
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-06/16/08   Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA): What Is It, and How Might One Be Utilized in Iraq?  [179 Kb]  -- NEW!
-06/13/08   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe  [151 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/12/08   The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act: Comparison of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3773 and the House Amendment to the Senate Amendement to H.R. 3773  [354 Kb]  -- NEW!
-05/30/08   Second FY2008 Supplemental Appropriations for Military Operations, International Affairs, and Other Purposes  [350 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/30/08   The Army's M-4 Carbine: Background and Issues for Congress  [74 Kb]  -- NEW!
-05/28/08   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [266 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/28/08   National Security Strategy: Legislative Mandates, Execution to Date and Consideration for Congress  [160 Kb]  -- NEW!
-05/19/08   The National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility: Issues for Congress  [152 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/16/08   Conventional Warheads for Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues for Congress  [204 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/15/08   Section 1206 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2006: A Fact Sheet on Department of Defense Authority to Train and Equip Foreign Military Forces  [70 Kb]  -- Updated
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-05/13/08   Homeland Security: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Border surveillance  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/12/08   Army's Future Combat System (FCS): Background and Issues for Congress  [177 Kb]  -- Updated
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-05/06/08   Defense Contracting in Iraq: Issues and Options for Congress -- Updated
-05/06/08   Homeland Security Department: FY2009 Request for Appropriations -- NEW!
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-05/05/08   Defense: FY2009 Authorization and Appropriations  [143 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/30/08   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [266 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/23/08   Major U.S. Arms Sales and Grants to Pakistan Since 2001  [38 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/23/08   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [230 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/21/08   2008-2009 Presidential Transition: National Security Considerations and Options  [265 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/21/08   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment -- Updated
-04/18/08   Organizing the U.S. Government for National Security: Overview of the Interagency Reform Debates  [133 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/18/08   Weak and Failing States: Evolving Security Threats and U.S. Policy  [197 Kb]  -- Updated
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-04/17/08   Foreign Investment, CFIUS, and Homeland Security: An Overview  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/16/08   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [546 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/15/08   Second FY2008 Supplemental Appropriations for Military Operations, International Affairs, and Other Purposes  [158 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/11/08   The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11  [317 Kb]  -- Updated
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-04/09/08   Avatars, Virtual Reality Technology, and the U.S. Military: Emerging Policy Issues  [70 Kb]  -- NEW!
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-04/03/08   The National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility: Issues for Congress  [151 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/01/08   Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Current Structure and Alternatives  [181 Kb]  -- Updated
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-04/01/08   The REAL ID Act of 2005: Legal, Regulatory, and Implementation Issues  [209 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/24/08   The NATO Summit in Bucharest, 2008  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/21/08   Satellite Surveillance: Domestic Issues -- NEW!
-03/19/08   Organizing for Homeland Security: The Homeland Security Council Reconsidered  [69 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/12/08   Enlargement Issues at NATO's Bucharest Summit  [708 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/10/08   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa  [535 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/10/08   The War Powers Resolution: After Thirty-Four Years  [408 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/07/08   Georgia [Republic] and NATO Enlargement: Issues and Implications  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/07/08   The Next Generation Bomber: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress -- NEW!
-03/03/08   Navy Role in Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) - Background and Issues for Congress  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/28/08   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Issues and Arguments  [391 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/26/08   Congressional Oversight and Related Issues Concerning the Prospective Security Agreement Between the United States and Iraq  [244 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/22/08   Operation Iraqi Freedom: Strategies, Approaches, Results, and Issues for Congress  [639 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/21/08   Defense Authorization and Appropriations Bills: FY1970-FY2008  [145 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/20/08   Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons and Missiles: Status and Trends  [192 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/19/08   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe  [137 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/14/08   P.L. 110-55, the Protect America Act of 2007: Modifications to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act  [147 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/12/08   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [222 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/11/08   FY2009 Defense Budget: Issues for Congress  [538 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/08/08   The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act: A Brief Overview of Selected Issues  [134 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/08/08   The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act: Comparison of House-Passed H.R. 3773, S.2248 as Reported by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and S. 2248 as Reported Out of the Senate Judiciary Committee  [246 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/07/08   FY2009 Appropriations for State and Local Homeland Security  [134 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/04/08   Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)  [109 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/08   United Nations Peacekeeping: Issues for Congress  [248 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/29/08   Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America: An Overview and Selected Issues  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/28/08   Covert Action: Legislative Background and Possible Policy Questions  [100 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/28/08   Homeland Security: Roles and Missions for United States Northern Command  [97 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/25/08   U.N. Convention Against Torture (CAT): Overview and Application to Interrogation Techniques  [171 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/25/08   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/24/08   North Korean Ballistic Missile Threat to the United States  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/23/08   U.S. Forces in Iraq  [68 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/23/08   U.S. Nuclear Weapons: Changes in Policy and Force Structure  [286 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/18/08   Does the Army Need a Full-Spectrum Force or Specialized Units? Background and Issues for Congress  [150 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/18/08   Nuclear Arms Control: The Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty  [174 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/16/08   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons  [181 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/16/08   Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)  [109 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/14/08   Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2007  [213 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/08/08   Border Security: Barriers Along the U.S. International Border  [705 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/07/08   NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance  [298 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/03/08   Nonproliferation and Threat Reduction Assistance: U.S. Programs in the Former Soviet Union  [327 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/02/08   National Aviation Security Policy, Strategy, and Mode-Specific Plans: Background and Considerations for Congress  [177 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/29/07   H.R. 1 (Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act of 2007) and S.4 (Improving America's Security Act of 2007): A Comparative Analysis -- NEW!
-03/28/07   FY2007 Supplemental Appropriations for Defense, Foreign Affairs, and Other Purposes -- Updated
-03/27/07   U.S. Forces in Afghanistan -- NEW!
-03/14/07   The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11 -- Updated
-03/13/07   Critical Infrastructures: Background, Policy, and Implementation -- Updated
-03/08/07   Declarations of War and Authorizations for the Use of Military Force: Historical Background and Legal Implications -- Updated
-03/02/07   Homeland Security: Compendium of Recommendations Relevant to House Committee Organization and Analysis of Considerations for the House, and 109th and 110th Congresses Epilogue -- Updated
-02/27/07   Intelligence Issues for Congress -- Updated
-02/15/07   Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Current Structure and Alternatives -- Updated
-02/15/07   The National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center: Issues for Congress -- Updated
-02/13/07   Sharing Law Enforcement and Intelligence Information: The Congressional Role -- NEW!
-02/09/07   Conventional Warheads for Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues for Congress -- Updated
-02/08/07   Nuclear Weapons: The Reliable Replacement Warhead Program -- Updated
-02/02/07   The Department of Homeland Security's Risk Assessment Methodology: Evolution, Issues, and Options for Congress -- NEW!
-12/26/06   Proliferation Control Regimes: Background and Status -- Updated
-12/21/06   USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005: A Legal Analysis -- Updated
-12/20/06   A Joint Committee on Intelligence and Alternatives: Proposals from the 9/11 Commission and Others -- Updated
-12/20/06   Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade: Key Issues for the 110th Congress -- NEW!
-12/20/06   U.S. Army and Marine Corps Equipment Requirements: Background and Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-12/15/06   U.S. Arms Sales: Agreements with and Deliveries to Major Clients, 1998-2005 -- NEW!
-12/12/06   Border Security: Barriers Along the U.S. International Border -- Updated
-12/11/06   U.S. and Coalition Military Operations in Afghanistan: Issues for Congress -- Updated
-12/04/06   9/11 Commission Recommendations: Implementation Status -- NEW!
-11/21/06   Intelligence Estimates: How Useful to Congress? -- NEW!
-11/21/06   The National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center: Issues for Congress -- Updated
-11/16/06   Homeland Security: Evolving Roles and Missions for United States Northern Command -- Updated
-11/13/06   National Emergency Powers -- Updated
-11/13/06   U.S. Forces in Iraq -- Updated
-11/09/06   Defense Transformation: Background and Oversight Issues for Congress -- Updated
-11/02/06   Covert Action: Legislative Background and Possible Policy Questions -- NEW!
-10/23/06   Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1998-2005 -- NEW!
-10/23/06   Interrogation of Detainees: Overview of the McCain Amendment -- Updated
-10/18/06   North Korean Ballistic Missile Threat to the United States -- Updated
-10/05/06   Globalization Cooperative Threat Reduction: A Survey of Options -- Updated
-10/02/06   International Small Arms and Light Weapons Transfer: U.S. Policy -- Updated
-09/29/06   Military Technology and Conventional Weapons Export Controls: The Wassenaar Arrangement -- Updated
-09/25/06   Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Iraq and Afghanistan: Effects and Countermeasures -- Updated
-12/29/05   U.S. Arms Sales: Agreements with and Deliveries to Major Clients, 1997-2004 -- NEW!
-12/28/05   USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 (H.R.3199): A Side-by-Side Comparison of Existing Law, H.R. 3199 (Conference), and H.R. 3199 (Senate Passed) -- NEW!
-12/21/05   Vulnerability of Concentrated Critical Infrastructure: Background and Policy Options -- NEW!
-12/09/05   USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 (H.R. 3199): A Brief Look -- NEW!
-12/02/05   U.S. Intelligence and Policymaking: The Iraq Experience -- Updated
-11/23/05   Improvised Explosive Devices in Iraq: Effects and Countermeasures -- NEW!
-11/02/05   Overview and Analysis of Senate Amendment Concerning Interrogation of Detainees -- NEW!
-09/28/05   Border Security and the Southwest Border: Background, Legislation, and Issues -- NEW!
-09/22/05   Border Security: Apprehensions of "Other Than Mexican" Aliens -- NEW!
-09/08/05   Arrest and Detention of Material Witnesses: Federal Law in Brief and Section 12 of the USA PATRIOT and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act (H.R. 3199) -- NEW!
-08/29/05   Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1997-2004 -- NEW!
-08/26/05   U.S. Military Operations in the Global War on Terrorism: Afghanistan, Africa, the Philippines, and Colombia -- NEW!
-08/19/05   Libraries and the USA PATRIOT Act -- Updated
-08/10/05   USA PATRIOT Act Reauthorization in Brief -- NEW!
-08/09/05   USA PATRIOT Act: Background and Comparison of House-and Senate-Approved Reauthorization and Related Legislative Action -- NEW!
-07/26/05   Missile Survey: Ballistic and Cruise Missiles of Selected Foreign Countries -- Updated
-07/19/05   Missile Defense: The Current Debate -- Updated
-07/15/05   USA PATRIOT Act Reauthorization Proposals and Related Matters in Brief -- NEW!
-06/29/05   USA PATRIOT Act Sunset: A Sketch -- Updated
-06/29/05   USA PATRIOT Act Sunset: Provisions that Expire on December 31, 2005 -- Updated
-06/28/05   Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: Pro and Con -- Updated
-06/09/05   Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program: Issues for the 109th Congress -- Updated
-06/09/05   Nuclear Testing and Comprehensive Test Ban: Chronology Starting September 1992 -- Updated
-06/09/05   State and Local Homeland Security: Unresolved Issues for the 109th Congress -- NEW!
-06/06/05   The Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA): Origin, Characteristics, and Institutional Authorities -- Updated
-05/23/05   Defense Authorization and Appropriations Bills: A Chronology, FY1970-FY2006 -- Updated
-05/17/05   Protecting Our Perimeter: "Border Searches" Under the Fourth Amendment -- Updated
-05/16/05   The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference: Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-05/10/05   Border Security: The Role of the U.S. Border Patrol -- Updated
-05/10/05   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress -- Updated
-05/09/05   Border Security: Key Agencies and Their Mission -- Updated
-05/09/05   Military Base Closures: Implementing the 2005 Round -- Updated
-05/09/05   Security and Freedom Ensured Act (SAFE Act) (H.R. 1526) and Security and Freedom Enhancement Act (SAFE Act) (S.737): Section by Section Analysis -- NEW!
-05/09/05   The SAFE Acts of 2005: H.R. 1526 and S.737 - A Sketch -- NEW!
-04/26/05   NPT Compliance: Issues and Views -- NEW!
-04/26/05   U.S. Military and Iraqi Casualty Statistics: Additional Numbers and Explanations -- NEW!
-04/13/05   Peacekeeping and Conflict Transitions: Background and Congressional Action on Civilian Capabilities -- NEW!
-04/11/05   Military Base Closures: Role and Costs of Environmental Cleanup -- Updated
-04/11/05   Military Construction in Support of Afghanistan and Iraq -- Memorandum
-04/07/05   The United Nations and "Gun Control" -- NEW!
-03/31/05   Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction: Establishment and Composition -- Updated
-03/30/05   Aviation Security-Related Findings and Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission -- Updated
-03/29/05   Border and Transportation Security: Possible New Directions and Policy Options -- NEW!
-03/29/05   Border and Transportation Security: Selected Programs and Policies -- NEW!
-03/29/05   Border and Transportation Security: The Complexity of the Challenge -- NEW!
-03/25/05   Selected Federal Homeland Security Assistance Programs: A Summary -- NEW!
-03/23/05   9/11 Commission Recommendations: The Senate Confirmation Process for Presidential Nominees -- Updated
-03/21/05   Military Base Closures: The 2005 BRAC Commission -- Updated
-03/14/05   The Cost of Operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Enhanced Security -- Updated
-03/10/05   The National Preparedness System: Issues in the 109th Congress -- NEW!
-03/08/05   Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator Budget Request and Plan, FY2005-FY2009 -- NEW!
-03/04/05   Homeland Security: Air Passenger Prescreening and Counterterrorism -- NEW!
-03/01/05   FY2006 Appropriations for State and Local Homeland Security -- NEW!
-03/01/05   The NATO Summit at Prague, 2002 -- NEW!
-02/24/05   Homeland Security Research and Development Funding, Organization, and Oversight -- Updated
-02/22/05   Creating a National Framework for Cybersecurity: An Analysis of Issues and Options -- NEW!
-02/11/05   The Director of National Intelligence and Intelligence Analysis -- Updated
-02/10/05   Homeland Security: Establishment and Implementation of the United States Northern Command -- Updated
-02/07/05   Biometric Identifiers and Border Security: 9/11 Commission Recommendations and Related Issues -- Updated
-02/07/05   Detection of Explosives on Airline Passengers: Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission and Related Issues -- Updated
-02/07/05   Homeland Security: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Border Surveillance -- Updated
-02/04/05   U.S. Anti-Terror Strategy and the 9/11 Commission Report -- Updated
-02/03/05   The Civil Works Program of the Army Corps of Engineers: A Primer -- Updated
-01/14/05   Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons and Missiles: Status and Trends -- Updated
-12/29/04   Homeland Security: Compendium of Recommendations Relevant to House Committee Organization and Analysis of Considerations for the House -- NEW!
-12/27/04   Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade: Key Issues for the 109th Congress -- NEW!
-12/13/04   Fiscal Year 2005 Homeland Security Grant Program: State Allocations and Issues for Congressional Oversight -- NEW!
-12/08/04   U.S. Arms Sales: Agreements with and Deliveries to Major Clients, 1996-2003 -- NEW!
-11/16/04   U.S. Military Overseas Basing: Background and Oversight Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-11/12/04   Homeland Security Advisory System: Possible Issues for Congressional Oversight -- Updated
-10/20/04   H.R. 10 (9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act) and S.2845 (National Intelligence Reform Act of 2004): A Comparative Analysis -- Updated
-10/15/04   S.Res. 445: Senate Committee Reorganization for Homeland Security and Intelligence Matters -- NEW!
-10/13/04   Border Security: Inspections Practices, Policies, and Issues -- Updated
-10/06/04   Comparison of 9/11 Commission Recommended Intelligence Reforms, S. 2845, S. 2774, H.R. 5024, Administration Proposal, H.R. 10, Current Law -- Updated
-10/05/04   Expanding Threat Reduction and Nonproliferation Programs: Concepts and Definitions -- NEW!
-10/05/04   The Proposed Authorities of a National Intelligence Director: Issues for Congress and Side-by-Side Comparison of S. 2845, H.R. 10, and Current Law -- Updated
-09/24/04   Proposals for Intelligence Reorganization: 1949-2004 -- Updated
-09/23/04   Military Role in Space Control: A Primer -- NEW!
-09/21/04   General Management Laws and the 9/11 Commission's Proposed Office of National Intelligence Director (NID) and National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) -- NEW!
-08/27/04   Homeland Security: Department Organization and Management - Implementation Phase -- Updated
-08/26/04   Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1996-2003 -- NEW!
-08/12/04   The Position of Director of National Intelligence: Issues for Congress -- Updated
-08/11/04   Side-by-Side Comparison of Intelligence Community Reforms Proposed by 9/11 Commission, the Bush Administration, Senators Feinstein, Graham and Daschle, and Respresentatives Harman and Goss; and Current Statute -- Memorandum
-08/05/04   First Responder Grant Formulas: The 9/11 Commission Recommendation and Other Options for Congressional Action -- Updated
-08/04/04   FBI Intelligence Reform Since September 11, 2001: Issues and Options for Congress -- Updated
-07/09/04   Military Tribunals: Historical Patterns and Lessons -- NEW!
-06/09/04   Sensitive Security Information and Transportation Security: Issues and Congressional Options -- NEW!
-06/02/04   Network Centric Warfare: Background and Oversight Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-05/27/04   Authorization and Appropriations for FY2005: Defense -- Updated
-05/26/04   Military Courts-Martial: An Overview -- NEW!
-05/21/04   Homeland Security: Federal Assistance Funding and Business Opportunities -- Updated
-03/30/04   Policing in Peacekeeping and Related Stability Operations: Problems and Proposed Solutions -- Updated
-02/05/04   Pipeline Security: An Overview of Federal Activities and Current Policy Issues -- Updated
-01/28/04   Comparisons of U.S. and Foreign Military Spending: Data from Selected Public Sources -- NEW!
-01/02/04   Border Security and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles -- NEW!
-10/17/03   Missile Proliferation and the Strategic Balance in South Asia NEW!
-09/22/03   Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1995-2002 NEW!
-08/06/03   Peacekeeping: Issues of U.S. Military Involvement Updated
-07/14/03   Critical Infrastructure: Control Systems and the Terrorist Threat -- Updated
-05/05/03   NATO Enlargement Updated.
-05/05/03   NATO's Decision-Making Procedure Updated.
-05/02/03   NATO Enlargement: Senate Advice and Consent Updated.
-01/16/03   The Intelligence Community and 9/11: Congressional Hearings and the Status of the Investigation -- Updated
-01/03/03   Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade: Key Issues for the 108th Congress NEW!
-12/03/02   Intelligence and Law Enforcement: Countering Transnational Threats to the U.S. Updated.
-11/06/02   The Intelligence Community and 9/11: Proposals for an Independent Commission -- Updated
-09/18/02   U.S. Use of Preemptive Military Force NEW!
-09/03/02   Homeland Security: Management Positions for the Proposed Department Updated.
-08/30/02   Critical Infrastructures: What Makes an Infrastructure Critical? NEW!
-08/26/02   Homeland Security: Side-by-Side Comparison of H.R. 5005 and S.2452, 107th Congress -- Updated
-08/07/02   Homeland Security: Department Organization and Management Updated.
-07/08/02   Border Security: U.S.-Canadian Border Issues NEW!
-07/03/02   Cruise Missile Proliferation NEW!
-06/14/02   National Missile Defense: Russia's Reaction Updated.
-05/31/02   Military Transformation: Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Updated.
-05/24/02   Nuclear Arms Control: The U.S.-Russian Agenda -- Updated
-05/20/02   Homeland Security Office: Issues and Options NEW!
-05/10/02   Nuclear Nonproliferation Issues -- Updated
-04/18/02   The USA PATRIOT Act: A Sketch NEW!
-04/15/02   The USA PATRIOT Act: A Legal Analysis NEW!
-04/12/02   Nuclear Weapons in Russia: Safety, Security, and Control Issues -- Updated
-04/11/02   Treatment of "Battlefield Detainees" in the War on Terrorism NEW!
-04/10/02   Preventing Proliferation of Biological Weapons: U.S. Assistance to the Former Soviet States NEW!
-03/29/02   Defense Budget for FY2003: Data Summary NEW!
-03/26/02   Military Tribunals: The "Quirin" Precedent
-03/20/02   Nuclear Weapons: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty -- Updated
-03/19/02   Japan-U.S. Cooperation on Ballistic Missile Defense: Issues and Prospects
-03/07/02   Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Terrorist Threat
-02/21/02   Intelligence to Counter Terrorism: Issues for Congress -- New!
-02/20/02   Intelligence Issues for Congress -- Updated
-02/04/02   Critical Infrastructures: Background, Policy, and Implementation Updated.
-01/31/02   Nuclear Posture Review: Overview and Emerging Issues
-01/31/02   Nuclear Powerplants: Vulnerability to Terrorist Attack
-12/17/01   Arms Control and Strategic Nuclear Weapons: Unilateral vs. Bilateral Reductions
-12/11/01   Terrorism and the Law of War: Trying Terrorists as War Criminals before Military Commissions Updated.
-12/10/01   Terrorism: Section by Section Analysis of the USA PATRIOT Act Updated.
-11/07/01   Financing Issues and Economic Effects of Past American Wars
-10/31/01   Missile Defense, Arms Control, and Deterrence: A New Strategic Framework
-10/17/01   Operation Enduring Freedom: Foreign Pledges of Military & Intelligence Support. Updated.
-10/15/01   Special Operations Forces in Operation Eduring Freedom: Background and Issues for Congress
-10/10/01   Homeland Security: The Presidential Coordination Office.
-09/11/01   War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance
-06/22/01   Arms Control after START II: Next Steps on the U.S.-Russian Agenda Updated.
-06/19/01   Critical Infrastructures: Background and Early Implementation of PDD-63.  Updated.

Democracy, Civil Society, Human Rights and Women's Issues
-11/20/08   The 2009 U.N. Durban Review Conference: Follow-Up to the 2001 U.N. World Conference Against Racism
-10/22/08   Congress and U.S. Policy on North Korean Human Rights and Refugees: Recent Legislation and Implementation  [73 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/28/08   The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW): Congressional Issues  [114 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/09/08   Freedom of Speech and Press: Exceptions to the First Amendment  [236 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/15/13   Human Rights in China and U.S. Policy: Issues for the 113th Congress  [445 Kb]
-07/13/09   Human Rights in China: Trends and Policy Implications
-06/12/09   Human Rights in China: Trends and Policy Implications
-10/31/08   Human Rights in China: Trends and Policy Implications  [220 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/26/09   International Population Assistance and Family Planning Programs: Issues for Congress
-07/26/11   International Violence Against Women: U.S. Response and Policy Issues  [367 Kb]
-03/31/08   International Violence Against Women: U.S. Response and Policy Issues  [255 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/28/09   Islam: Sunnis and Shiites
-12/11/06   Islam: Sunnis and Shiites -- Updated
-01/23/08   Islamic Religious Schools, Madrasas: Background  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/24/08   The Islamic Traditions of Wahhabism and Salafiyya  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/19/11   Journalists' Privilege: Overview of the Law and Legislation in Recent Congresses  [174 Kb]
-11/10/09   Journalists' Privilege: Overview of the Law and Legislation in the 110th and 111th Congresses
-07/29/08   Journalists' Privilege: Overview of the Law and Legislation in the 109th and 110th Congresses  [113 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/03/06   Journalists' Privilege: Overview of the Law and 109th Congress Legislation -- Updated
-05/25/10   A New United Nations Entity for Women: Issues for Congress  [261 Kb]
-05/16/05   Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board: 109th Congress Proposed Refinements -- Updated
-01/22/02   Refugee Admissions and Resettlement Policy
-02/20/13   Same-Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court: United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry  [263 Kb]
-11/05/12   Same-Sex Marriages: Legal Issues  [425 Kb]
-06/08/12   Same-Sex Marriages: Legal Issues  [409 Kb]
-05/09/12   Same-Sex Marriages: Legal Issues  [402 Kb]
-06/08/12   Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination in Employement: A Legal Analysis of the Employement Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)  [224 Kb]
-11/25/09   Sexual Violence in African Conflicts
-09/09/11   Trafficking in Persons in Latin America and the Caribbean  [332 Kb]
-12/09/10   Trafficking in Persons in Latin America and the Caribbean  [254 Kb]
-01/09/13   Trafficking in Persons: International Dimensions and Foreign Policy Issues for Congress  [452 Kb]
-10/17/12   Trafficking in Persons: International Dimenstions and Foreign Policy Issues for Congress  [495 Kb]
-09/24/12   Trafficking in Persons: International Dimensions and Foreign Policy Issues for Congress  [492 Kb]
-07/06/12   Trafficking in Persons: International Dimensions and Foreign Policy Issues for Congress  [484 Kb]
-04/20/12   Trafficking in Persons: International Dimensions and Foreign Policy Issues for Congress  [490 Kb]
-02/19/13   Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress  [827 Kb]
-12/07/12   Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress  [802 Kb]
-12/23/10   Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress  [578 Kb]
-10/29/10   Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress  [580 Kb]
-08/04/10   Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress  [528 Kb]
-02/18/10   Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress  [487 Kb]
-07/02/09   Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress
-08/14/08   Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress  [271 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/10/08   Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress  [306 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/26/04   Trafficking in Women and Children: The U.S. and International Response -- Updated
-01/07/09   The UNESCO World Heritage Convention: Congressional Issues
-01/26/09   U.N. Convention Against Torture (CAT): Overview and Application to Interrogation Techniques
-01/25/08   U.N. Convention Against Torture (CAT): Overview and Application to Interrogation Techniques  [171 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/21/09   The U.N. Convention Against Torture: Overview of U.S. Implementation Policy Concerning the Removal of Aliens
-06/23/11   The U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW): Issues in the U.S. Ratification Debate  [319 Kb]
-04/15/11   The U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW): Issues in the U.S. Ratification Debate  [303 Kb]
-11/12/10   The U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW): Issues in the U.S. Ratification Debate  [304 Kb]
-12/06/10   The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Background and Policy Issues  [266 Kb]
-12/02/09   The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Background and Policy Issues
-04/01/09   The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Background and Policy Issues
-04/30/13   The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress  [361 Kb]
-11/15/11   The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress  [385 Kb]
-07/18/11   The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress  [306 Kb]
-12/14/09   The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress
-06/01/09   The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress
-03/11/09   The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress
-07/24/08   The U.N. Population Fund: Background and the U.S. Funding Debate  [173 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/11/08   The U.N. Population Fund: Background and the U.S. Funding Debate  [175 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/12/11   United Nations System Efforts to Address Violence Against Women  [252 Kb]
-08/12/08   United Nations System Efforts to Address Violence Against Women  [148 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/03/08   United Nations System Efforts to Address Violence Against Women  [147 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/04/11   U.S. Refugee Resettlement Assistance  [280 Kb]
-02/26/10   Violence Against Women Act: History and Federal Funding  [230 Kb]
-04/05/12   Women in Combat: Issues for Congress  [245 Kb]
-01/27/12   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2012  [661 Kb]
-09/27/11   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2011  [663 Kb]
-08/12/11   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2011  [663 Kb]
-03/18/11   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2011  [597 Kb]
-02/24/11   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2011  [597 Kb]

Economics and Trade - 2011-
-11/30/12   Addressing the Long-Run Budget Deficit: A Comparison of Approaches  [437 Kb]
-05/27/14   African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA): Background and Reauthorization  [443 Kb]
-08/02/13   African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA): Background and Reauthorization  [434 Kb]
-06/18/13   Agricultural Export Programs: Background and Issues  [368 Kb]
-08/16/12   The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Meetings in Vladivostok, Russia: A Preview  [260 Kb]
-11/19/12   The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Meetings in Vladivostok, Russia: Postscript  [285 Kb]
-10/25/11   The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Meetings in Honolulu: A Preview  [202 Kb]
-04/14/11   ATPA Renewal: Background and Issues  [185 Kb]
-04/05/13   The Berne Union: An Overview  [199 Kb]
-01/11/13   Can Contractionary Fiscal Policy Be Expansionary?  [343 Kb]
-03/13/12   Changing the Federal Reserve's Mandate: An Economic Analysis  [326 Kb]
-02/25/11   Changing the Federal Reserve's Mandate: An Economic Analysis  [239 Kb]
-07/22/13   China's Currency Policy: An Analysis of the Economic Issues  [615 Kb]
-01/12/11   China's Currency: An Analysis of the Economic Issues  [542 Kb]
-12/17/13   China's Economic Rise: History, Trends, Challenges, and Implications for the United States  [684 Kb]
-12/06/12   China's Holdings of U.S. Securities: Implications for the U.S. Economy  [387 Kb]
-09/26/11   China's Holdings of U.S. Securities: Implications for the U.S. Economy  [366 Kb]
-12/16/13   China - U.S. Trade Issues  [591 Kb]
-09/30/11   China-U.S. Trade Issues  [477 Kb]
-08/29/11   China-U.S. Trade Issues  [468 Kb]
-08/10/11   China - U.S. Trade Issues  [468 Kb]
-08/04/11   China - U.S. Trade Issues  [372 Kb]
-06/02/11   China - U.S. Trade Issues  [369 Kb]
-05/06/11   China - U.S. Trade Issues  [363 Kb]
-01/07/11   China - U.S. Trade Issues  [373 Kb]
-03/06/14   The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)  [390 Kb]
-01/02/14   The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)  [395 Kb]
-09/26/12   The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)  [349 Kb]
-03/03/11   The Congressional Budget Process: A Brief Overview  [240 Kb]
-04/04/11   Congressional Budget Resolutions: Historical Information  [315 Kb]
-07/28/11   The Debt Limit: CRS Experts  [180 Kb]
-09/25/13   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [1383 Kb]
-02/07/13   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [1307 Kb]
-12/27/12   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [1286 Kb]
-07/20/11   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [1106 Kb]
-07/01/11   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [1102 Kb]
-06/01/11   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [1064 Kb]
-05/10/11   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [1063 Kb]
-01/06/11   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [1042 Kb]
-02/23/12   The Depreciating Dollar: Economic Effects and Policy Response  [335 Kb]
-04/15/11   The Depreciating Dollar: Economic Effects and Policy Response  [259 Kb]
-05/12/11   Dispute Settlement in the World Trade Organization (WTO): An Overview  [215 Kb]
-06/19/12   Double-Dip Recession: Previous Experience and Current Prospect  [244 Kb]
-01/07/13   Economic Growth and the Unemployment Rate  [244 Kb]
-04/18/12   Economic Growth and the Unemployment Rate  [230 Kb]
-08/16/11   The Economic Implications of the Long-Term Federal Budget Outlook  [417 Kb]
-01/05/11   Economic Recovery and Jobs: CRS Experts  [111 Kb]
-04/18/13   Economic Recovery: Sustaining U.S. Economic Growth in a Post-Crisis Economy  [424 Kb]
-11/29/12   Economic Recovery: Sustaining U.S. Economic Growth in a Post-Crisis Economy  [341 Kb]
-05/17/12   Economic Recovery: Sustaining U.S. Economic Growth in a Post-Crisis Economy  [329 Kb]
-08/16/11   The EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement and Its Implications for the United States  [344 Kb]
-05/03/11   The EU - South Korea Free Trade Agreement and Its Implications for the United States  [306 Kb]
-01/05/11   The EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement and Its Implications for the United States  [315 Kb]
-12/21/11   EU-U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude  [261 Kb]
-01/27/11   EU - U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude  [172 Kb]
-03/03/11   Europe's Preferential Trade Agreements: Status, Content, and Implications  [414 Kb]
-10/01/12   The Exon-Florio National Security Test for Foreign Investment  [363 Kb]
-01/04/13   The "Fiscal Cliff" and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012  [334 Kb]
-05/09/13   The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2014 and Beyond  [386 Kb]
-03/27/12   The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2013 and Beyond  [349 Kb]
-10/13/11   The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2011, FY2012, and Beyond  [361 Kb]
-04/29/11   The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2011, FY2012, and Beyond  [259 Kb]
-03/11/11   The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2011, FY2012, and Beyond  [260 Kb]
-01/11/11   The Federal Food Safety System: A Primer  [199 Kb]
-05/30/13   The Federal Minimum Wage: In Brief  [250 Kb]
-02/19/13   Federal Reserve: Unconventional Monetary Policy Options  [599 Kb]
-11/14/11   Finance and the Economy: Occupy Wall Street in Historical Perspective  [310 Kb]
-05/21/13   Financial Stability Oversight Council: A Framework to Mitigate Systemic Risk  [392 Kb]
-12/23/13   Financing the U.S. Trade Deficit  [354 Kb]
-11/16/12   Financing the U.S. Trade Deficit  [359 Kb]
-12/11/13   Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis  [333 Kb]
-10/26/12   Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis  [255 Kb]
-05/10/12   Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis  [255 Kb]
-02/01/11   Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis  [157 Kb]
-06/16/14   Foreign Holdings of Federal Debt  [257 Kb]
-06/24/13   Foreign Holdings of Federal Debt  [266 Kb]
-07/03/12   Foreign Holdings of Federal Debt  [238 Kb]
-04/04/13   Foreign Investment and National Security: Economic Considerations  [394 Kb]
-06/17/13   Foreign Investment in the United States: Major Federal Statutory Restrictions  [255 Kb]
-04/08/13   Foreign Ownership of U.S. Financial Assets: Implications of a Withdrawal  [388 Kb]
-02/26/14   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy  [310 Kb]
-06/18/12   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy  [407 Kb]
-12/01/11   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy  [412 Kb]
-01/06/11   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy  [218 Kb]
-03/22/11   FY2012 Budget Documents: Internet and GPO Availability  [137 Kb]
-01/09/13   The G-20 and International Economic Cooperation: Background and Implications for Congress  [442 Kb]
-04/12/12   The G-20 and International Economic Cooperation: Background and Implications for Congress  [430 Kb]
-12/22/11   Globalization, Worker Insecurity, and Policy Approaches  [242 Kb]
-04/15/13   "Hollowing Out" in U.S. Manufacturing: Analysis and Issues for Congress  [364 Kb]
-02/01/13   IMF Reforms: Issues for Congress  [372 Kb]
-12/04/12   IMF Reforms: Issues for Congress  [370 Kb]
-01/24/13   The Increase in Unemployment Since 2007: Is It Cyclical or Structural?  [396 Kb]
-02/17/11   Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade  [429 Kb]
-02/11/11   International Food Aid: U.S. and Other Donor Contributions  [187 Kb]
-03/21/13   International Monetary Fund: Background and Issues for Congress  [573 Kb]
-06/12/12   International Monetary Fund: Background and Issues for Congress  [539 Kb]
-09/19/11   International Monetary Fund: Background and Issues for Congress  [546 Kb]
-05/20/11   International Monetary Fund: Selecting a Managing Director  [216 Kb]
-01/23/14   International Trade and Finance: Key Policy Issues for the 113th Congress, Second Session  [388 Kb]
-04/15/13   International Trade and Finance: Key Policy Issues for the 113th Congress  [380 Kb]
-01/04/13   International Trade and Finance: Key Policy Issues for the 113th Congress  [396 Kb]
-01/21/11   International Trade and Finance: Key Policy Issues for the 112th Congress  [265 Kb]
-01/07/11   International Trade and Finance: Key Policy Issues for the 112th Congress  [260 Kb]
-01/05/12   International Trade: Rules of Origin  [305 Kb]
-01/11/11   International Trade: Rules of Origin  [236 Kb]
-07/20/12   The Jackson-Vanik Amendment and Candidate Countries for WTO Accession: Issues for Congress  [187 Kb]
-06/13/12   The Jackson-Vanik Amendment and Candidate Countries for WTO Accession: Issues for Congress  [187 Kb]
-04/06/11   Japan's 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami: Economic Effects and Implications for the United States  [588 Kb]
-03/25/11   Japan's 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami: Economic Effects and Implications for the United States  [524 Kb]
-04/13/11   Japan's 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami: Food and Agriculture Implications  [316 Kb]
-04/08/13   Japan's Possible Entry Into the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Its Implications  [350 Kb]
-06/20/12   Job Creation in the Manufacturing Revival  [300 Kb]
-07/01/11   Job Creation in the Manufacturing Revival  [201 Kb]
-10/16/12   Job Growth During the Recovery  [296 Kb]
-05/10/12   Job Growth During the Recovery  [293 Kb]
-02/17/11   Job Growth During the Recovery  [206 Kb]
-08/05/14   Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Disputes Involving China: Issues for Congress  [1348 Kb]
-06/06/14   Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Disputes Involving China: Issues for Congress  [1175 Kb]
-12/10/12   Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Disputes Involving China: Issues for Congress  [1190 Kb]
-07/03/12   Mexico's Free Trade Agreements  [464 Kb]
-07/01/14   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [339 Kb]
-01/07/14   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [329 Kb]
-02/12/13   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [331 Kb]
-08/03/12   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [308 Kb]
-07/06/12   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [307 Kb]
-01/30/12   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [302 Kb]
-06/11/12   The Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative  [232 Kb]
-01/27/12   Multilateral Development Banks: General Capital Increases  [304 Kb]
-03/07/13   Multilateral Development Banks: How the United States Makes and Implements Policy  [289 Kb]
-11/08/13   Multilateral Development Banks: Overview and Issues for Congress  [432 Kb]
-04/18/12   Multilateral Development Banks: Overview and Issues for Congress  [459 Kb]
-02/01/13   Multilateral Development Banks: U.S. Contributions FY2000-FY2013  [270 Kb]
-02/21/13   NAFTA at 20: Overview and Trade Effects  [474 Kb]
-07/25/12   The Obama Administration's Proposal to Establish a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation  [468 Kb]
-09/24/13   The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development  [287 Kb]
-07/27/12   The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development  [276 Kb]
-09/25/13   The Overseas Private Investment Corporation: Background and Legislative Issues  [372 Kb]
-05/11/11   Overview of the Federal Debt  [2386 Kb]
-12/11/13   The Paris Club and International Debt Relief  [219 Kb]
-06/13/12   Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) Status for Russia and U.S.-Russian Economic Ties  [220 Kb]
-11/04/11   Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) Status for Russia and U.S.-Russian Economic Ties  [222 Kb]
-06/16/11   Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) Status for Russia and U.S.-Russian Economic Ties  [144 Kb]
-07/19/12   The Proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement: Background and Key Issues  [364 Kb]
-06/11/14   Proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP): In Brief  [379 Kb]
-07/23/13   Proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): In Brief  [365 Kb]
-01/26/11   The Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement  [303 Kb]
-06/29/11   Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Background and Issues  [362 Kb]
-05/03/11   Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Background and Issues  [363 Kb]
-04/07/11   Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Background and Issues  [321 Kb]
-07/14/11   The Proposed U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement  [487 Kb]
-05/03/11   The Proposed U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement  [493 Kb]
-04/21/11   The Proposed U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement  [492 Kb]
-01/06/11   The Proposed U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement  [488 Kb]
-06/15/11   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Automobile Rules of Origin  [780 Kb]
-08/09/11   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications  [578 Kb]
-05/02/11   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications  [526 Kb]
-03/24/11   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications  [524 Kb]
-03/01/11   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications  [521 Kb]
-11/21/13   Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential Effects on Government Operations  [433 Kb]
-09/19/13   Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential Effects on Government Operations  [399 Kb]
-01/04/13   Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential Effects on Government Operations  [371 Kb]
-06/03/11   Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential Effects on Government Operations  [265 Kb]
-04/27/11   Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential Effects on Government Operations  [250 Kb]
-02/11/11   Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential Effects on Government Operations  [243 Kb]
-08/07/14   Reducing the Budget Deficit: Overview of Policy Issues  [410 Kb]
-05/13/11   Reducing the Budget Deficit: The President's Fiscal Commission and Other Initiatives  [271 Kb]
-04/29/11   Reducing the Budget Deficit: The President's Fiscal Commission and Other Initiatives  [270 Kb]
-12/03/12   Rising Economic Powers and U.S. Trade Policy  [690 Kb]
-01/15/14   The Role of Trade Secrets in Innovation Policy  [277 Kb]
-06/13/12   Russia's Accession to the WTO and Its Implications for the United States  [331 Kb]
-11/16/11   Russia's Accession to the WTO and Its Implications for the United States  [340 Kb]
-01/31/13   Sovereign Debt in Advanced Economies: Overview and Issues for Congress  [536 Kb]
-01/28/13   Stealing Trade Secrets and Economic Espionage: An Overview of 18 U.S.C. 1831 and 1832  [283 Kb]
-12/14/12   The Sustainability of the Federal Budget Deficit: Market Confidence and Economic Effects  [324 Kb]
-06/19/13   Systemically Important or "Too Big to Fail" Financial Institutions  [578 Kb]
-12/12/12   Taxes and the Economy: An Economic Analysis of the Top Tax Rates Since 1945 (Updated)  [394 Kb]
-07/11/12   Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers  [351 Kb]
-08/05/13   Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Its Role in U.S. Trade Policy  [338 Kb]
-11/02/11   Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Its Role in U.S. Trade Policy  [331 Kb]
-10/07/11   Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Its Role in U.S. Trade Policy  [310 Kb]
-08/11/11   Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Its Role in U.S. Trade Policy  [315 Kb]
-07/19/11   Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Its Role in U.S. Trade Policy  [230 Kb]
-02/01/11   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy  [283 Kb]
-11/14/12   Trade Preferences: Economic Issues and Policy Options  [486 Kb]
-02/24/11   Trade Preferences: Economic Issues and Policy Options  [374 Kb]
-10/26/11   Trade Preferences for Developing Countries and the World Trade Organization (WTO)  [243 Kb]
-10/05/11   Trade Preferences for Developing Countries and the World Trade Organization (WTO)  [242 Kb]
-09/23/11   Trade Preferences for Developing Countries and the World Trade Organization (WTO)  [243 Kb]
-04/16/12   Trade Primer: Qs and As on Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy  [402 Kb]
-01/05/11   Trade Primer: Qs and As on Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy  [314 Kb]
-01/12/11   Trade Promotion Authority and Fast-Track Negotiating Authority for Trade Agreements: Major Votes  [148 Kb]
-01/13/14   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy  [433 Kb]
-08/02/13   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy  [433 Kb]
-04/07/11   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy  [292 Kb]
-02/08/11   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy  [293 Kb]
-03/02/11   Trade Promotion Authority and the U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement  [225 Kb]
-12/12/11   The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement  [403 Kb]
-06/17/13   The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress  [810 Kb]
-04/15/13   The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress  [872 Kb]
-03/19/13   The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress  [869 Kb]
-01/24/13   The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress  [851 Kb]
-11/21/12   The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress  [839 Kb]
-09/05/12   The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress  [772 Kb]
-06/10/13   Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Countries: Comparative Trade and Economic Analysis  [630 Kb]
-01/29/13   Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Countries: Comparative Trade and Economic Analysis  [794 Kb]
-05/30/12   Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Countries: Comparative Trade and Economic Analysis  [539 Kb]
-02/08/12   Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Countries: Comparative Trade and Economic Analysis  [551 Kb]
-10/05/12   Unemployment: Issues in the 112th Congress  [283 Kb]
-01/11/11   Unemployment Issues in the 112th Congress  [179 Kb]
-07/29/11   U.S. Agricultural Trade: Trends, Composition, Direction, and Policy  [451 Kb]
-11/08/12   The United States as a Net Debtor Nation: Overview of the International Investment Position  [383 Kb]
-02/01/11   The United States as a Net Debtor Nation: Overview of the International Investment Position  [214 Kb]
-09/14/11   United States-Canada Trade and Economic Relationship: Prospects and Challenges  [388 Kb]
-05/13/13   U.S.-Chinese Motor Vehicle Trade: Overview and Issues  [400 Kb]
-11/09/12   The U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Background and Issues  [407 Kb]
-04/27/12   The U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Background and Issues  [416 Kb]
-12/20/11   The U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Background and Issues  [443 Kb]
-03/22/13   U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Trade Facilitation, Enforcement, and Security  [558 Kb]
-10/26/12   U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Trends and Current Issues  [254 Kb]
-02/01/11   U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Trends and Current Issues  [158 Kb]
-01/18/12   U.S.-EU Trade and Economic Relations: Key Policy Issues for the 112th Congress  [318 Kb]
-12/22/11   U.S.-EU Trade and Economic Relations: Key Policy Issues for the 112th Congress  [320 Kb]
-01/13/14   The U.S. Export Control System and the President's Reform Initiative  [547 Kb]
-04/19/13   The U.S. Export Control System and the President's Reform Initiative  [545 Kb]
-05/18/12   The U.S. Export Control System and the President's Reform Initiative  [514 Kb]
-07/14/11   The U.S. Export Control System and the President's Reform Initiative  [428 Kb]
-02/28/14   U.S. Farm Income  [510 Kb]
-12/12/13   U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones: Background and Issues for Congress  [792 Kb]
-09/05/12   U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones: Background and Issues for Congress  [600 Kb]
-04/28/11   U.S. Global Food Security Funding, FY2010-FY2012  [174 Kb]
-01/31/13   U.S. Government Agencies Involved in Export Promotion: Overview and Issues for Congress  [400 Kb]
-11/14/12   U.S. Implementation of the Basel Capital Regulatory Framework  [371 Kb]
-03/07/12   The U.S. Income Distribution and Mobility: Trends and International Comparisons  [338 Kb]
-04/29/13   U.S. Internatiional Investment Agreements: Issues for Congress  [397 Kb]
-10/19/12   U.S. Interntional Trade: Trends and Forecasts  [480 Kb]
-09/06/11   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts  [589 Kb]
-05/13/11   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts  [473 Kb]
-02/20/13   U.S. - Japan Economic Relations: Significance, Prospects, and Policy Options  [348 Kb]
-12/05/11   U.S.-Japan Economic Relations: Significance, Prospects, and Policy Options  [334 Kb]
-02/08/11   U.S.-Latin America Trade: Recent Trends and Policy Issues  [229 Kb]
-02/11/13   U.S. Manufacturing in International Perspective  [455 Kb]
-01/25/12   U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations: Trends, Issues, and Implications  [388 Kb]
-02/24/11   U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations: Trends, Issues, and Implications  [305 Kb]
-10/27/11   The U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement  [560 Kb]
-10/05/12   U.S. Textile Manufacturing and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations  [498 Kb]
-02/28/13   U.S. Trade and Investment in the Middle East and North Africa: Overview and Issues for Congress  [804 Kb]
-01/20/12   U.S. Trade and Investment in the Middle East and North Africa: Overview and Issues for Congress  [867 Kb]
-11/14/12   U.S. Trade and Investment Relations with Sub-Saharan Africa and the African Growth and Opportunity Act  [558 Kb]
-06/26/12   U.S. Trade and Investment Relations with Sub-Saharan Africa and the African Growth and Opportunity Act  [536 Kb]
-03/02/11   The U.S. Trade Deficit, the Dollar, and the Price of Oil  [358 Kb]
-04/13/12   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Changing Oil Prices  [259 Kb]
-12/13/11   U.S. Trade Deficit and hte Impact of Changing Oil Prices  [266 Kb]
-06/15/11   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Changing Oil Prices  [158 Kb]
-01/06/11   U.S. Trade Policy and the Caribbean: From Trade Preferences to Free Trade Agreements  [376 Kb]
-08/13/14   U.S. - Vietnam Economic and Trade Relations: Issues for the 113th Congress  [408 Kb]
-04/05/11   U.S. - Vietnam Economic and Trade Relations: Issues for the 112th Congress  [288 Kb]
-02/15/13   Votes on Measures to Adjust the Statutory Debt Limit, 1978 to Present  [280 Kb]
-06/21/13   What Is the Farm Bill?  [440 Kb]
-02/25/13   What's the Difference? - Comparing U.S. and Chinese Trade Data  [248 Kb]
-04/15/13   Why Certain Trade Agreements Are Approved as Congressional-Executive Agreements  [224 Kb]
-07/13/12   Why Certain Trade Agreements Are Approved as Congressional-Executive Agreements Rather Than As Treaties  [225 Kb]
-12/12/11   World Trade Organization Negotiations: The Doha Development Agenda  [324 Kb]

Economics and Trade - 1999-2010
-02/04/10   The 2009 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Meetings and U.S. Trade Policy in Asia  [297 Kb]
-10/06/10   The 2007-2009 Recession: Similarities to and Differences from the Past  [178 Kb]
-06/03/02   The 2002 Farm Bill: Overview and Status Updated.
-06/14/05   Africa, the G8, and the Blair Initiative -- Updated
-04/05/04   AGOA III: Amendment to the African Growth and Opportunity Act -- Updated
-06/14/02   Agricultural Export and Food Aid Programs -- Updated
-12/11/06   Agricultural Issues in the 110th Congress -- NEW!
-10/06/06   Agricultural Issues in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-10/31/03   Agricultural Trade in a U.S.-Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) NEW!
-09/24/02   Agricultural Trade Issues in the 107th Congress -- Updated
-11/07/03   Agriculture and Fast Track or Trade Promotion Authority -- Updated
-02/04/10   Agriculture in Pending U.S. Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea  [249 Kb]
-06/03/09   Agriculture in Pending U.S. Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea
-05/03/05   Agriculture in the WTO Doha Round: The Framework Agreement and Next Steps -- Updated
-05/10/05   Agriculture in the WTO: Limits on Domestic Support -- Updated
-06/17/05   Agriculture in the WTO: Member Spending on Domestic Support -- Updated
-05/12/05   Agriculture in the WTO: Policy Commitments Made Under the Agreement on Agriculture -- NEW!
-01/03/05   Agriculture: Prospective Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-06/15/09   America COMPETES Act and the FY2010 Budget
-04/13/09   America COMPETES Act and the FY2010 Budget
-10/17/08   The America COMPETES Act and FY2009 Budget  [168 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/20/08   The America COMPETES Act and the FY2009 Budget  [134 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/17/08   America COMPETES Act: Programs, Funding, and Selected Issues  [168 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/22/08   America COMPETES Act: Programs, Funding, and Selected Issues  [799 Kb]  -- NEW!
-06/12/02   Andean Trade Preference Act: A Comparison of House and Senate Versions of H.R. 3009 NEW!
-02/21/02   Andean Trade Preference Act: Background and Issues for Reauthorization  [259 Kb]  Updated.
-09/30/05   Andean-U.S. Free-Trade Agreement Negotiations -- Updated
-03/31/09   Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the 2008 Meetings in Lima, Peru
-10/17/02   Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Free Trade, and the 2002 Summit in Mexico Updated.
-10/26/01   Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Free Trade, and the 2001 Summit in Shanghai Updated.
-08/01/03   Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Free Trade, and the 2003 Summit in Bangkok, Thailand Updated
-10/14/08   Auction Basics: Background for Assessing Proposed Treasury Purchases of Mortgage-Backed Securities  [127 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/09/09   Authoritative Resources on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
-09/10/09   Authoritative Resources on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
-04/10/09   Authoritative Resources on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
-03/21/08   Averting Financial Crisis  [201 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/11/05   Background on the U.S.-Brazil WTO Cotton Subsidy Dispute -- Updated
-05/04/09   Banking and Financial Infrastructure Continuity: Pandemic Flu, Terrorism, and Other Challenges
-12/08/06   The Bayh-Dole Act: Selected Issues in Patent Policy and the Commercialization of Technology -- Updated
-06/30/10   Brazil's WTO Case Against the U.S. Cotton Program  [390 Kb]
-01/04/10   Brazil's WTO Case Against the U.S. Cotton Program
-03/12/07   The Budget for Fiscal Year 2008 -- NEW!
-09/03/10   The Bush Tax Cuts and the Economy  [212 Kb]
-01/12/05   Caribbean Basin Interim Trade Program: CBI/NAFTA Parity  -- Updated
-01/07/08   CARICOM: Challenges and Opportunities for Caribbean Economic Integration  [294 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/09/10   Causes of the Financial Crisis  [166 Kb]
-01/29/09   Causes of the Financial Crisis
-10/24/05   Central America and the Dominican Republic in the Context of the Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) with the United States -- Updated
-10/12/04   Changing Causes of the U.S. Trade Deficit -- NEW!
-06/03/09   China and the Global Financial Crisis: Implications for the United States
-04/02/09   China and the Global Financial Crisis: Implications for the United States
-08/06/03   China and the World Trade Organization Updated
-12/30/10   China's Currency: An Analysis of the Economic Issues  [542 Kb]
-10/01/10   China's Currency: An Analysis of the Economic Issues  [525 Kb]
-11/29/05   China's Currency: Brief Overview of U.S. Options -- NEW!
-12/07/09   China's Currency: A Summary of the Economic Issues
-06/17/09   China's Currency: A Summary of the Economic Issues
-04/13/09   China's Currency: A Summary of the Economic Issues
-12/11/09   China's Economic Conditions
-03/05/09   China's Economic Conditions
-05/26/05   China's Economic Conditions -- Updated
-03/05/09   China's Holdings of U.S. Securities: Implications for the U.S. Economy
-01/09/08   China's Holdings of U.S. Securities: Implications for the U.S. Economy  [177 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/21/10   China's Steel Industry and Its Impact on the United States: Issues for Congress  [312 Kb]
-05/03/02   China's Trade with the United States and the World NEW!
-12/27/10   China-U.S. Trade Issues  [364 Kb]
-06/21/10   China - U.S. Trade Issues  [391 Kb]
-09/17/09   China - U.S. Trade Issues
-06/03/09   China-U.S. Trade Issues
-06/23/09   China - U.S. Trade Issues
-03/31/09   China - U.S. Trade Issues
-03/04/09   China - U.S. Trade Issues
-10/07/08   China-U.S. Trade Issues  [218 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/14/02   China-U.S. Trade Issues -- Updated
-12/17/08   Chrysler Corporation Loan Guarantee Act of 1979: Background, Provisions, and Cost
-04/12/10   Climate Change: EU and Proposed U.S. Approaches to Carbon Leakage and WTO Implications  [974 Kb]
-03/06/07   Climate Change: The Role of the U.S. Agriculture Sector -- NEW!
-06/19/09   Climate Change: The Role of the U.S. Agriculture Sector and Congressional Action
-02/04/10   The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)  [261 Kb]
-11/06/09   The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)
-01/29/10   Congressional Budget Resolutions: Historical Information
-08/22/05   The Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act ("Byrd Amendment") -- NEW!
-10/15/08   The Cost of Government Financial Interventions, Past and Present  [68 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/23/08   The Cost of Government Financial Interventions, Past and Present  [65 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/27/10   Currency Manipulation: The IMF and WTO  [139 Kb]
-10/21/08   Current Economic Conditions and Selected Forecasts  [173 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/22/08   Current Economic Conditions and Selected Forecasts  [146 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/22/06   Current Economic Conditions and Selected Forecasts -- Updated
-01/10/02   Current Economic Recession: How Long, How Deep, and How Different from the Past?
-02/16/10   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [1032 Kb]
-01/28/10   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases
-04/07/09   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases
-04/29/08   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [137 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/30/10   Deflation: Economic Significance, Current Risk, and Policy Responses  [203 Kb]
-07/17/08   The Depreciating Dollar: Economic Effects and Policy Responses  [177 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/08/10   Dispute Settlement in the World Trade Organization (WTO): An Overview  [192 Kb]
-09/08/09   Dispute Settlement in the World Trade Organization (WTO): An Overview
-08/25/10   The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Regulations to be Issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau  [341 Kb]
-02/10/05   The Doha Development Agenda: The WTO Framework Agreement -- Updated
-01/08/08   Dollar Crisis: Prospect and Implications  [120 Kb]  -- NEW!
-07/08/05   DR-CAFTA Labor Rights Issues -- Updated
-07/08/05   DR-CAFTA: Regional Issues -- Updated
-07/06/05   The Dominican Republic-Central American-United States Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) -- Updated
-04/15/10   East Asian Regional Architecture: New Economic and Security Arrangements and U.S. Policy  [481 Kb]
-01/04/08   East Asian Regional Architecture: New Economic and Security Arrangements and U.S. Policy  [505 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/16/09   East Asia's Foreign Exchange Rate Policies
-04/10/08   East Asia's Foreign Exchange Rate Policies  [107 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/12/08   Economic Analysis of a Mortgage Forclosure Moratorium  [134 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/12/10   Economic Effects of a Budget Defitic Exceeding $1 Trillion  [199 Kb]
-01/04/10   The Economic Implications of the Long-Term Federal Budget Outlook
-12/02/10   Economic Recovery: Sustaining U.S. Economic Growth in a Post-Crisis Economy  [222 Kb]
-11/01/99   Economic Sanctions to Achieve U.S. Foreign Policy Goals: Discussion and Guide to Current Law  [175 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/02/09   Economic Slowdown: Issues and Policies
-10/17/08   Economic Slowdown: Issues and Policies  [208 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/29/08   Economic Slowdown: Issues and Policies  [313 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/09/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-11/10/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-04/03/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-02/27/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-01/23/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-02/02/10   The Economics of the Federal Budget Deficit  [176 Kb]
-02/05/09   The Economics of the Federal Budget Deficit
-04/01/02   Electronic Commerce: An Introduction Updated.
-10/31/08   The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act and Current Financial Turmoil: Issues and Analysis  [172 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/31/08   Emergency Economic Stabilization Act: Preliminary Analysis of Oversight Provisions  [172 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/11/02   The Enron Bankruptcy and Employer Stock in Retirement Plans Updated.
-03/28/02   Enron Collapse: An Overview of Financial Issues Updated.
-08/13/10   The European Union's Response to the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis  [249 Kb]
-12/06/06   Europe's New Trade Agenda -- NEW!
-03/22/10   Europe's Preferential Trade Agreements: Status, Content, and Implications  [409 Kb]
-03/20/09   EU-U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude
-06/12/08   EU-U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude  [99 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/03/08   EU-U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude  [98 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/13/08   Evaluating the Potential for a Recession in 2008  [150 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/01/07   Exon-Florio Foreign Investment Provision: Overview of H.R. 556 -- NEW!
-02/04/10   The Exon-Florio National Security Test for Foreign Investment  [261 Kb]
-07/15/09   The Export Administration Act: Evolution, Provisions, and Debate
-03/17/09   Export-Import Bank: Background and Legislative Issues
-09/15/08   Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in Conservatorship  [68 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/12/08   Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's Financial Problems: Frequently Asked Questions  [109 Kb]  -- NEW!
-07/15/08   Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's Financial Problems: Frequently Asked Questions  [69 Kb]  -- NEW!
-06/19/08   Farm Bill Legislative Action in the 110th Congress  [235 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/13/08   Farm Bill Legislative Action in the 110th Congress  [235 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/09/08   Farm Bill Legislative Action in the 110th Congress  [203 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/10/08   Farm Bill Legislative Action in the 110th Congress  [203 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/15/09   "Fast Track" Procedures to Disapprove Additional Funds Under the Emergency Stabilization Act
-12/31/09   The Federal Budget: Current and Upcoming Issues
-11/25/09   The Federal Budget: Current and Upcoming Issues
-12/10/08   The Federal Budget: Current and Upcoming Issues
-03/27/09   The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): Efforts to Support Financial and Housing Markets
-03/05/09   The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): Summary of Actions in Support of Housing and Financial Markets
-03/04/09   The Federal Government Debt: Its Size and Economic Significance
-10/29/08   Federal Reserve Interest Rate Changes: 2001-2008  [62 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/02   Federal Securities Law: Insider Trading
-06/24/09   The Financial Crisis: Impact on and Response by The European Union
-03/09/09   The Financial Crisis: Impact on and Response by The European Union
-09/10/08   Financial Institutions Insolvency: Federal Authority over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Depository Institutions  [176 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/29/09   Financial Market Intervention
-09/29/08   Financial Market Intervention  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/20/09   Financial Market Supervision
-02/04/10   Financial Market Supervision: European Perspectives  [333 Kb]
-12/03/08   Financial Market Turmoil and U.S. Macroeconomic Performance
-07/17/09   Financial Regulatory Reform: Analysis of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA) as Proposed by the Obama Administration and H.R.3126
-06/01/10   Financial Regulatory Reform and the 111th Congress  [248 Kb]
-04/16/10   Financial Regulatory Reform and the 111th Congress  [240 Kb]
-03/31/10   Financial Regulatory Reform and the 111th Congress  [239 Kb]
-10/08/08   Financial Turmoil: Comparing the Troubled Asset Relief Program to the Federal Reserve's Response  [65 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/04/08   Financial Turmoil: Federal Reserve Policy Responses
-10/23/08   Financial Turmoil: Federal Reserve Policy Responses  [182 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/29/08   Financing Issues and Economic Effects of American Wars  [145 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/07/01   Financing Issues and Economic Effects of Past American Wars
-06/22/10   Financing the U.S. Trade Deficit  [212 Kb]
-02/05/10   Financing the U.S. Trade Deficit  [205 Kb]
-04/22/08   Financing the U.S. Trade Deficit  [123 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/10/08   Food Price Inflation: Causes and Impacts  [69 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/20/06   Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade: Key Issues for the 110th Congress -- NEW!
-12/27/04   Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade: Key Issues for the 109th Congress -- NEW!
-01/03/03   Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade: Key Issues for the 108th Congress NEW!
-10/21/10   Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA): Congressional Interest and Executive Enforcement  [112 Kb]
-02/11/10   Foreign Direct Investment: Current Issues  [304 Kb]
-04/04/08   Foreign Direct Investment: Current Issues  [159 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/05/09   Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis
-08/15/08   Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/17/09   Foreign Holdings of Federal Debt
-02/08/10   Foreign Investment and National Security: Economic Considerations  [311 Kb]
-12/01/08   Foreign Investment and National Security: Economic Considerations
-02/04/10   Foreign Investment, CFIUS, and Homeland Security: An Overview  [130 Kb]
-11/05/09   Foreign Investment, CFIUS, and Homeland Security: An Overview
-04/17/08   Foreign Investment, CFIUS, and Homeland Security: An Overview  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/26/09   Foreign Investment in the United States: Major Federal Statutory Restrictions
-06/22/10   Foreign Investment in U.S. Securities  [258 Kb]
-11/18/09   Foreign Investment in U.S. Securities
-03/13/09   Foreign Investment in U.S. Securities
-06/21/05   Foreign Outsourcing: Economic Implications and Policy Responses -- Updated
-01/14/08   Foreign Ownership of U.S. Financial Assets: Implications of a Withdrawal  [133 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/23/10   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy  [219 Kb]
-01/13/09   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy
-04/09/02   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy NEW!
-08/13/03   Free Trade Agreements with Singapore and Chile: Labor Issues Updated
-11/08/05   A Free Trade Area of the Americas: Major Policy Issues and Status of Negotiations -- Updated
-03/24/10   The Future of U.S. Trade Policy: An Analysis of Issues and Options for the 111th Congress  [243 Kb]
-07/24/08   The Future Role of U.S. Trade Policy: An Overview  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/14/08   The Future Role of U.S. Trade Policy: An Overview  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/08/10   FY2011 Budget Documents: Internet and GPO Availability  [125 Kb]
-06/17/10   The FY2011 Federal Budget  [292 Kb]
-03/09/10   The FY2011 Federal Budget  [260 Kb]
-08/10/10   The G-20 and International Economic Cooperation: Background and Implications for Congress  [438 Kb]
-12/09/09   The G-20 and International Economic Cooperation: Background and Implications for Congress
-02/05/08   General Overview of U.S. Copyright Law  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/26/06   Generalized System of Preferences: Background and Renewal Debate -- NEW!
-11/29/06   Generalized System of Preferences Renewal: Agricultural Imports -- NEW!
-11/30/09   The German Economy and U.S.-German Economic Relations
-04/06/10   The Global Economic Crisis: Impact on Sub-Saharan Africa and Global Policy Responses  [685 Kb]
-08/25/09   The Global Economic Crisis: Impact on Sub-Saharan Africa and Global Policy Responses
-03/23/09   The Global Economic Downturn and Protectionism
-02/20/09   The Global Financial and Economic Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-02/04/10   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications  [1532 Kb]
-11/25/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-10/02/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-07/10/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-07/02/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-05/12/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-04/03/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-04/07/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Foreign and Trade Policy Effects
-06/05/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Increasing IMF Resources and the Role of Congress
-05/14/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Increasing IMF Resources and the Role of Congress
-05/04/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Lessons from Japan's Lost Decade of the 1990's
-02/04/09   The Global Financial Crisis: The Role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
-12/01/08   The Global Financial Crisis: The Role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
-10/30/08   The Global Financial Crisis: The Role fo the International Monetary Fund (IMF)  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/31/08   Globalization, Worker Insecurity, and Policy Approaches  [129 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/01/10   Government Interventions in Response to Financial Turmoil  [457 Kb]
-05/29/08   High Agricultural Commodity Prices: What Are the Issues?  [390 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/06/08   High Agricultural Commodity Prices: What Are the Issues?  [377 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/30/08   Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008  [153 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/13/05   Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Fishing and Aquaculture Industries - Damage and Recovery -- Updated
-07/11/05   Immigration Issues in Trade Agreements -- Updated
-03/23/10   The Impact of Major Legislation on Budget Deficits: 2001 to 2009  [356 Kb]
-04/04/08   Income Inequality, Income Mobility, and Economic Policy: U.S. Trends in the 1980s and 1990s  [169 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/12/01   India and Pakistan: Current U.S. Economic Sanctions. Updated.
-02/23/10   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy  [176 Kb]
-11/05/09   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy
-08/25/08   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy  [148 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/19/07   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy -- Updated
-08/26/08   Inflation: Causes, Costs, and Current Status  [122 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/06/08   Inflation: Causes, Costs, and Current Status  [122 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/06/08   Inflation: Causes, Costs, and Current Status  [122 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/22/09   Infrastructure Programs: What's Different About Broadband?
-04/20/09   Insolvency of Systemically Significant Financial Companies: Bankruptcy vs. Conservatorship/Receivership
-02/05/09   Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade
-10/20/08   Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade  [259 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/23/08   Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade  [256 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/03/05   International Financial Institutions: Funding U.S. Participation -- NEW!
-11/23/10   International Financing of Responses to Climate Change  [384 Kb]
-12/30/10   International Trade and Finance: Key Policy Issues for the 112th Congress  [258 Kb]
-03/06/09   International Trade: Rules of Origin
-08/22/08   International Trade: Rules of Origin  [736 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/10/08   International Trade: Rules of Origin  [145 Kb]  -- NEW!
-06/15/09   Iran's Economic Conditions: U.S. Policy Issues
-09/23/04   Iraq's Trade with the World: Data and Analysis -- Updated
-07/29/08   Islamic Finance: Overview and Policy Concerns  [76 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/02/10   Is the U.S. Current Account Deficit Sustainable?  [201 Kb]
-09/30/10   Job Growth During the Recovery  [233 Kb]
-03/17/09   Job Loss and Infrastructure Job Creation During the Recession
-12/23/08   Job Loss and Infrastructure Job Creation During the Recession
-12/01/09   Key Issues in Derivatives Reform
-03/08/07   Largest Mergers and Acquisitions by Corporations, 2006 -- NEW!
-04/14/10   Long-Term Unemployment and Recessions  [284 Kb]
-08/25/08   Low-Income Country Debt Cancellation: H.R. 2634 and S.2166  [147 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/13/05   The Macroeconomic Effects of Hurricane Katrina -- NEW!
-05/06/08   Major Tax Issues in the 110th Congress  [201 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/09/10   The Mexican Economy After the Global Financial Crisis  [247 Kb]
-03/31/10   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [174 Kb]
-12/16/08   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions
-10/29/08   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [162 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/22/08   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [136 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/30/08   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [135 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/22/06   Monetary Policy: Current Policy and Conditions -- Updated
-05/26/05   Morocco-U.S. Free Trade Agreement -- Updated
-04/09/10   Multilateral Development Banks: Overview and Issues for Congress  [677 Kb]
-08/08/08   Multilateral Development Banks: U.S. Contributions FY1998-2009  [70 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/03/10   NAFTA and the Mexican Economy  [473 Kb]
-11/04/08   NAFTA and the Mexican Economy
-02/13/04   NAFTA at Ten: Lessons from Recent Studies -- NEW!
-06/01/10   North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Implementation: The Future of Commercial Trucking Across the Mexican Border  [370 Kb]
-05/06/09   North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Implementation: The Future of Commercial Trucking Across the Mexican Border
-01/11/02   NAFTA Labor Side Agreement: Lessons for the Worker Rights and Fast-Track Debate Updated.
-06/04/09   North Korea: Economic Leverage and Policy Analysis
-01/24/03   North Korea: Economic Sanctions Updated.
-06/12/09   North Korean Counterfeiting of U.S. Currency
-02/06/09   Ocean Piracy and Its Impact on Insurance
-12/03/08   Ocean Piracy and Its Impact on Insurance
-05/02/05   Offshoring (a.k.a. Offshore Outsourcing) and Job Insecurity Among U.S. Workers -- Updated
-03/18/10   Ongoing Government Assistance for American International Group (AIG)  [227 Kb]
-03/16/09   Ongoing Government Assistance for American International Group (AIG)
-12/01/09   The Overseas Private Investment Corporation: Background and Legislative Issues
-10/20/08   The Overseas Private Investment Corporation: Background and Legislative Issues  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/22/08   The Overseas Private Investment Corporation: Background and Legislative Issues  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/24/10   Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) Status for Russia and U.S.-Russian Economic Ties  [139 Kb]
-01/28/02   Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) Status for Russia and U.S.-Russian Economic Ties
-10/14/05   Ports in Louisiana: New Orleans, South Louisiana, and Baton Rouge -- NEW!
-10/25/06   Potential Challenges to U.S. Farm Subsidies in the WTO: A Brief Overview -- NEW!
-10/06/09   Poverty in the United States: 2008
-02/09/09   Preserving Homeownership: Foreclosure Prevention Initiatives
-09/22/08   Proposal to Allow Treasury to Buy Mortgage-Related Assets to Address Financial Instability  [70 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/29/09   Proposals for a Congressional Commission on the Financial Crisis: A Comparative Analysis
-11/24/08   Proposed Colombia Free Trade Agreements: Labor Issues
-02/02/09   Proposed Funding for Workforce Development in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009
-10/01/10   The Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement  [305 Kb]
-04/16/10   The Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Economic and Political Implications  [301 Kb]
-10/05/10   Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Labor Issues  [358 Kb]
-01/14/11   The Proposed U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement  [477 Kb]
-02/22/10   The Proposed U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement  [485 Kb]
-11/01/05   The Proposed U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement -- Updated
-11/12/10   The Proposed U.S.- South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications  [497 Kb]
-03/24/09   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications
-10/17/08   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications  [287 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/22/08   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications  [287 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/13/08   Reporting Requirements in the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
-09/26/08   The Resolution Trust Corporation: Historical Analysis  [66 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/16/09   The Rise of China's Auto Industry and Its Impact on the U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry
-05/08/08   Rising Food Prices and Global Food Needs: The U.S. Response  [142 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/06/09   The Role of Public Works Infrastructure in Economic Stimulus
-08/31/10   The Role of Trade Secrets in Innovation Policy  [194 Kb]
-01/07/08   Russia's Accession to the WTO  [174 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/29/09   Russia's Economic Performance and Policies and Their Implications for the United States
-05/27/09   Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America: An Overview and Selected Issues
-01/29/08   Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America: An Overview and Selected Issues  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/14/10   The Size and Role of Government: Economic Issues  [312 Kb]
-03/21/02   South Korea-U.S. Economic Relations: Cooperation, Friction, and Future Prospects Updated.
-09/03/08   Sovereign Wealth Funds: Background and Policy Issues for Congress  [208 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/14/09   The Special Inspector General (SIG) for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)
-01/16/09   States and Proposed Economic Recovery Plans
-01/05/09   States and Proposed Economic Recovery Plans
-03/18/02   Status of Trade Legislation in the 107th Congress Updated.
-04/02/03   Steel: Legislative and Oversight Issues Updated.
-11/10/10   Structure and Functions of the Federal Reserve System  [134 Kb]
-06/15/05   Structure and Functions of the Federal Reserve System -- Updated
-10/28/09   Systemic Risk and the Federal Reserve
-05/16/03   Taiwan's Accession to the WTO and its Economic Relations with the United States and China Updated
-03/05/09   Tax Reform: An Overview of Proposals in the 111th Congress
-02/20/08   Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for Workers: Current Issues and Legislation  [101 Kb]  -- NEW!
-05/11/01   Trade Agreements: A Pro/Con Analysis of Including Core Labor Standards
-03/11/10   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy  [278 Kb]
-02/04/10   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy  [277 Kb]
-11/10/09   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy
-02/06/09   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy
-02/06/08   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy  [158 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/15/07   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy -- Updated
-11/26/01   Trade Agreements Implementation: Expedited Procedures and Congressional Control in Existing Law
-10/19/04   Trade and the Americas -- Updated
-04/07/10   Trade in Services: The Doha Development Agenda Negotiations and U.S. Goals  [218 Kb]
-09/12/05   Trade in Services: The Doha Development Agenda Negotiations and U.S. Goals -- NEW!
-11/22/05   Trade Integration in the Americas -- NEW!
-03/24/05   Trade Issues in the 109th Congress: Policy Challenges and Opportunities -- Updated
-06/29/10   Trade Law: An Introduction to Selected International Agreements and U.S. Laws  [562 Kb]
-11/30/05   Trade Liberalization Challenges Post-CAFTA -- NEW!
-11/14/06   Trade Negotiations During the 109th Congress -- Updated
-10/12/04   Trade Negotiations in the 108th Congress -- Updated
-03/27/02   Trade Policymaking in the European Union: Institutional Framework
-09/24/10   Trade Preferences: Economic Issures and Policy Options  [390 Kb]
-12/08/10   Trade Primer: Qs and As on Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy  [315 Kb]
-03/27/07   Trade Primer: Qs and As on Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy -- NEW!
-01/10/08   Trade Promotion Authority and Fast-Track Negotiating Authority for Trade Agreements: Major Votes  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/22/10   Trade Promotion Authority and the Korea Free Trade Agreement  [193 Kb]
-01/14/03   Trade Promotion Authority (Fast-Track Authority for Trade Agreements): Background and Developments in the 107th Congress Updated.
-06/17/02   Trade Promotion Authority (Fast-Track): Labor Issues (Including H.R. 3005 and H.R. 3009) Updated.
-01/18/02   Trade Promotion Authority (Fast-Track): Labor Issues (Including H.R. 3005 and H.R. 3019) Updated.
-01/17/02   Trade Promotion (Fast-Track) Authority: A Comparison of H.R. 3005 as Approved by the House and the Senate Finance Committee
-11/28/01   Trade Promotion (Fast-Track) Authority: H.R. 3005 Provisions and Related Issues Updated.
-04/15/02   Trade Promotion (Fast-Track) Authority: Summary and Analysis of Selection Major Provisions of H.R. 3005 NEW!
-06/14/02   Trade Promotion (Fast-Track) Authority: Summary and Analysis of Selected Major Provisions of H.R. 3005 and Title XXI of H.R. 3009 Updated.
-11/04/10   Trade Promotion Authority (PTA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy  [286 Kb]
-02/02/07   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)/Fast-Track Renewal: Labor Issues -- NEW!
-12/05/06   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA): Issues, Options, and Prospects for Renewal -- NEW!
-02/21/07   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) Renewal: Core Labor Standars Issues: A Brief Overview -- NEW!
-07/22/03   Trade Remedy Law Reform in the 108th Congress Updated
-03/05/02   Trade Retaliation: The "Carousel" Approach Updated
-08/24/09   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Background and Analysis
-10/22/08   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Background and Analysis  [179 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/04/10   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress
-12/01/09   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress
-11/18/09   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress
-08/25/09   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress
-11/01/10   The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement  [238 Kb]
-06/25/10   The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement  [702 Kb]
-12/07/09   The Trans-Pacific Stategic Economic Partnership Agreement
-02/17/09   Troubled Asset Relief Program and Foreclosures
-03/02/09   Unauthorized Employment in the United States: Issues, Options, and Legislation
-06/29/05   Unauthorized Employment of Aliens: Basics of Employer Sanctions -- NEW!
-08/20/10   Unemployment and Economic Recovery  [158 Kb]
-11/17/09   Unemployment and Economic Recovery
-12/03/09   U.S. Aerospace Manufacturing: Industry Overview and Prospects
-09/25/06   U.S. Agricultural Trade: Trends, Composition, Direction, and Policy -- Updated
-04/30/08   U.S. Airline Industry: Issues and Role of Congress  [227 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/04/10   The United States as a Net Debtor Nation: Overview of the International Investment Position  [434 Kb]
-07/22/08   The United States as a Net Debtor Nation: Overview of the International Investment Position  [119 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/13/09   United States - Canada Trade and Economic Relationship: Prospects and Challenges
-10/13/06   United States-Canada Trade and Economic Relationship: Prospects and Challenges -- Updated
-06/01/04   The U.S.-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA): Challenges for Sub-Regional Integration -- Updated
-03/05/01   The U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement.  -- Updated
-05/01/08   The U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Economic and Political Implications  [181 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/05/09   U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Trends and Current Issues
-08/15/08   U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Trends and Current Issues  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/10/09   U.S. Economy in Recession: Similarities to and Differences from the Past
-02/05/09   U.S. Economy in Recession: Similarities To and Differences From the Past
-05/21/02   U.S.-EU Trade Tensions: Causes, Consequences, and Possible Cures NEW!
-05/21/02   U.S.-European Union Trade Relations: Issues and Policy Challenges -- Updated
-09/02/08   The U.S. Farm Economy  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/17/08   The U.S. Farm Economy  [113 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/21/07   The U.S. Farm Economy -- Updated
-09/29/08   The U.S. Financial Crisis: Lessons from Chile  [71 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/29/08   The U.S. Financial Crisis: Lessons from Japan  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/29/08   The U.S. Financial Crisis: Lessons from Sweden  [70 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/18/08   The U.S. Financial Crisis: The Global Dimension with Implications for U.S. Policy
-04/07/08   U.S. - French Commercial Ties -- Updated
-11/19/10   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts  [411 Kb]
-03/06/09   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts
-11/26/08   U.S. International Trade: Tends and Forecasts
-10/16/08   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts  [181 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/05/08   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts  [181 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/30/08   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts  [177 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/14/06   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts -- Updated
-05/29/02   U.S.-Japan Economic Ties: Status and Outlook -- Updated
-07/18/08   U.S.-Latin America Trade: Recent Trends  [134 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/11/04   U.S.-Latin American Trade: Recent Trends -- Updated
-06/25/10   U.S.-Latin America Trade: Recent Trends and Policy Issues  [225 Kb]
-11/09/10   U.S. - Mexico Economic Relations: Trends, Issues, and Implications  [320 Kb]
-03/31/10   U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations: Trends, Issues, and Implications  [317 Kb]
-04/03/09   U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations: Trends, Issues, and Implications
-07/11/05   U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations: Trends, Issues, and Implications -- Updated
-03/26/10   The U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry: Confronting a New Dynamic in the Global Economy  [981 Kb]
-01/30/09   U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry: Federal Financial Assistance and Restructuring
-12/03/08   U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry: Federal Financial Assistance and Restructuring
-03/26/10   The U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement: Effects After Five Years  [236 Kb]
-01/07/08   The U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement: Effects After Three Years  [142 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/09/06   U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement -- Updated
-07/24/08   United States - Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Free Trade Agreement Negotiations: Background and Potential Issues  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/20/01   U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Investment: Programs and Policy Direction Updated.
-11/03/05   U.S.-Thailand Free Trade Agreement Negotiations -- Updated
-02/04/10   U.S. Trade and Investment Relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa: The African Growth and Opportunity Act  [371 Kb]
-07/24/09   U.S. Trade and Investment Relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa: The African Growth and Opportunity Act
-10/28/08   U.S. Trade and Investment Relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa: The African Growth and Opportunity Act and Beyond  [226 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/05/08   U.S. Trade and Investment Relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa: The African Growth and Opportunity Act and Beyond  [226 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/13/09   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Changing Oil Prices
-12/12/08   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices
-09/12/08   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/12/08   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/13/06   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices -- Updated
-02/12/10   The U.S. Trade Deficit, the Dollar, and the Price of Oil  [701 Kb]
-06/22/10   U.S. Trade Policy and the Caribbean: From Trade Preferences to Free Trade Agreements  [369 Kb]
-04/30/08   The U.S. Trade Situation for Fruit and Vegetable Products  [146 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/27/10   U.S.-Vietnam Economic and Trade Relations: Issues for the 112th Congress  [285 Kb]
-10/29/09   U.S. - Vietnam Economic and Trade Relations: Issues for the 111th Congress
-02/23/07   U.S.-World Merchandise Trade Data: 1948-2006 -- NEW!
-01/29/09   Using Business Tax Cuts to Stimulate the Economy
-10/24/06   Vietnam PNTR Status and WTO Accession: Issues and Implications for the United States -- Updated
-06/22/10   The "Volcker Rule": Proposals to Limit "Speculative" Proprietary Trading by Banks  [246 Kb]
-06/30/10   The "Volcker Rule": Proposals to Limit "Speculative" Proprietary Trading by Banks  [915 Kb]
-10/05/10   What Effects Would the Expiration of the 2001 and 2003 Tax Cuts Have on the Economy?  [190 Kb]
-01/23/08   What is a Recession, Who Decides When It Starts, and When Do They Decide?  [64 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/27/09   What's the Difference? - Comparing U.S. and Chinese Trade Data
-06/19/08   What is the "Farm Bill"?  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/16/08   What is the "Farm Bill"?  [76 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/01/08   What Is the "Farm Bill"?  [74 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/21/10   Who Regulates Whom? An Overview of U.S. Financial Supervision  [403 Kb]
-12/14/09   Who Regulates Whom? An Overview of U.S. Financial Supervision
-02/24/09   Who Regulates Whom? An Overview of U.S. Financial Supervision
-04/21/10   What's the Difference? - Comparing U.S. and Chinese Trade Data  [151 Kb]
-07/28/04   Why Certain Trade Agreements Are Approved as Congressional-Executive Agreements Rather Than as Treaties -- Updated
-01/28/08   The World Bank and Iran  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/17/05   The World Bank: Changing Leadership and Issues for the United States and Congress -- Updated
-04/19/04   World Bank Post-Conflict Aid: Oversight Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-04/01/08   The World Bank's International Development Association (IDA)  [170 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/28/02   WorldCom: The Accounting Scandal Updated.
-01/27/09   World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Treaty on the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations
-02/18/05   The World Trade Organization: Background an Issues -- Updated
-06/16/10   World Trade Organization (WTO): Issues in the Debate on Continued U.S. Participation  [391 Kb]
-06/09/05   World Trade Organization (WTO): Issues in the Debate on U.S. Participation -- Updated
-08/18/08   World Trade Organization Negotiations: The Doha Development Agenda  [162 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/09/05   The World Trade Organization: The Hong Kong Ministeriall -- Updated
-11/07/06   WTO Dispute Settlement: Stages and Pending U.S. Activity Before the Dispute Settlement Body -- Updated
-11/09/05   WTO Doha Round: Agricultural Negotiating Proposals -- NEW!
-12/12/06   The WTO, Intellectual Property Rights, and the Access to Medicines Controversy -- Updated

Emergency Preparedness and Disasters
-01/31/02   Bioterrorism: Legislation to Improve Public Health Preparedness and Response Capacity
-12/21/01   Bioterrorism: Summary of a CRS/National Health Policy Forum Seminar on Federal, State, and Local Public Health Preparedness
-05/24/13   Congressional Primer on Responding to Major Disasters and Emergencies  [274 Kb]
-08/14/02   Department of Homeland Security: State and Local Preparedness Issues Updated.
-10/25/05   Disaster Response and Appointment of a Recovery Czar: The Executive Branch's Response to the Flood of 1927 -- NEW!
-09/14/05   Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) -- Updated
-03/18/11   Earthquakes: Risk, Detection, Warning, and Research  [1266 Kb]
-04/15/11   Effects of Radiation from Fukushima Daiichi on the U.S. Marine Environment  [466 Kb]
-04/05/11   Effects of Radiation from Fukushima Daiichi on U.S. Marine Environment  [447 Kb]
-09/02/05   Emergency Communications: The Emergency Alert System (EAS) and All-Hazard Warnings -- Updated
-06/24/02   Federal Disaster Policies After Terrorists Strike: Issues and Options for Congress -- New!
-08/29/05   Federal Disaster Recovery Programs: Brief Summaries -- Updated
-12/15/06   Federal Emergency Management Policy Changes After Hurricane Katrina: A Summary of Statutory Provisions -- NEW!
-09/13/05   Federal Food Assistance: Hurricane Katrina -- NEW!
-11/28/05   Federal Hurricane Recovery Coordinator: Appointment and Oversight Issues -- NEW!
-08/29/05   Federal Stafford Act Disaster Assistance: Presidential Declarations, Eligible Activities, and Funding -- NEW!
-10/26/05   Flood Risk Management: Federal Role in Infrastructure -- NEW!
-03/24/11   Fukushima Nuclear Crisis  [251 Kb]
-05/05/05   FY2005 Supplemental Appropriations for Iraq and Afghanistan, Tsunami Relief, and Other Activities -- Updated
-09/19/05   H.R. 3768: the Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005 -- NEW!
-09/19/05   Hurricane Katrina: DOD Disaster Response -- NEW!
-09/15/05   Hurricane Katrina: Insurance Losses and National Capacities for Financing Disaster Risk -- NEW!
-09/19/05   Hurricane Katrina-Related Immigration Issues and Legislation -- NEW!
-09/12/05   Hurricane Katrina - Stafford Act Authorities and Actions by Governor Blanco and President Bush to Trigger Them -- CRS Memorandum
-09/21/05   Hurricane Katrina: The Public Health and Medical Response -- NEW!
-09/14/05   Hurricane Katrina: The Response by the Internal Revenue Service -- NEW!
-04/08/05   Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami: Food Aid Needs and the U.S. Response -- Updated
-02/10/05   Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami: Humanitarian Assistance and Relief Operations -- Updated
-12/21/06   International Crises and Disasters: U.S. Humanitarian Assistance, Budget Trends, and Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-09/16/05   Issues Raised by Hurricane Katrina: A Focus on Education and Training -- NEW!
-04/05/11   The Japanese Nuclear Incident: Technical Aspects  [249 Kb]
-03/29/11   The Japanese Nuclear Incident: Technical Aspects  [215 Kb]
-04/07/11   Japan 2011 Disaster: CRS Experts  [109 Kb]
-03/15/11   Japan 2011 Disaster: CRS Experts  [107 Kb]
-03/22/11   Japan 2011 Earthquake: U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Response  [346 Kb]
-03/17/11   Japan 2011 Earthquake: U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Response  [198 Kb]
-04/06/11   Japan's 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami: Economic Effects and Implications for the United States  [588 Kb]
-03/25/11   Japan's 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami: Economic Effects and Implications for the United States  [524 Kb]
-04/13/11   Japan's 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami: Food and Agriculture Implications  [316 Kb]
-09/13/05   The Macroeconomic Effects of Hurricane Katrina -- NEW!
-03/29/11   Nuclear Power Plant Sites: Maps of Seismic Hazards and Population Centers  [506 Kb]
-04/30/10   Oil spills in U.S. Coastal Waters: Background, Governance, and Issues for Congress  [383 Kb]
-09/07/05   Organization and Mission of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate: Issues and Options for the 109th Congress -- NEW!
-11/10/05   Pandemic Influenza: Domestic Preparedness Efforts -- NEW!
-09/13/05   Regulatory Waivers and Extensions Pursuant to Hurricane Katrina -- NEW!
-09/16/05   Repairing and Reconstructing Disaster-Damaged Roads and Bridges: The Role of Federal-Aid Highway Assistance -- NEW!
-09/16/05   Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act: Legal Requirements for Federal and State Roles in Declarations of an Emergency or a Major Disaster -- NEW!
-09/06/11   Social Media and Disasters: Current Uses, Future Options, and Policy Considerations  [241 Kb]
-02/05/02   State and Local Preparedness for Terrorism: Policy Issues and Options
-09/16/05   Tax Policy Options After Hurricane Katrina -- NEW!
-10/07/05   Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Its Role in Response to the Effects of Hurricane Katrina -- Updated
-12/27/01   Terrorism Preparedness: A Catalog of Federal Assistance Programs
-05/28/08   Tsunami Detection and Warnings for the United States  [436 Kb]  -- NEW!
-06/01/05   Tsunamis: Monitoring, Detection, and Early Warning Systems -- Updated
-11/25/13   Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda): U.S. and International Response to Philippines Disaster  [585 Kb]
-03/18/11   U.S. Tsunami Programs: A Brief Overview  [398 Kb]
-03/14/11   U.S. Tsunami Programs: A Brief Overview  [1483 Kb]
-09/16/05   The Use of Federal Troops for Disaster Assistance: Legal Issues -- NEW!

Energy
-06/28/10   The 2010 Oil Spill: Criminal Liability Under Wildlife Laws  [162 Kb]
-06/04/10   The 2010 Oil Spill: The Minerals Management Service (MMS) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)  [274 Kb]
-07/11/08   Advanced Nuclear Power and Fuel Cycle Technologies: Outlook and Policy Options  [114 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/12/08   The Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline: Status and Current Policy Issues  [161 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/22/10   Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Vehicles: Issues in Congress  [255 Kb]
-02/13/09   Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Vehicles: Issues in Congress
-01/27/09   Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Vehicles: Issues in Congress
-06/12/12   Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Technology Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs  [449 Kb]
-06/15/11   Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): A Primer for the 112th Congress  [942 Kb]
-07/10/08   Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): Legislative Actions in the 110th Congress  [199 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/10/08   Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): Legislative Actions Through the 110th Congress, First Session  [201 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/27/09   Automobile and Light Truck Fuel Economy: The CAFE Standards
-07/01/11   Biofuels Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs  [193 Kb]
-01/05/09   Biofuels Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs
-07/29/08   Biofuels Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs  [113 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/18/08   Biofuels Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs  [102 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/08   Biofuels Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs  [102 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/15/12   Canadian Oil Sands: Life-Cycle Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions  [588 Kb]
-04/09/02   Caspian Oil and Gas: Production & Prospects NEW!
-06/14/10   China and the United States - A Comparison of Green Energy Programs and Policies  [264 Kb]
-11/28/11   Cuba's Offshore Oil Development: Background and U.S. Policy Considerations  [492 Kb]
-07/21/11   Cuba's Offshore Oil Development: Background and U.S. Policy Considerations  [412 Kb]
-09/27/05   Daylight Saving Time -- NEW!
-02/17/11   The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the Gulf of Mexico Fishing Industry  [235 Kb]
-08/05/10   The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Coastal Wetland and Wildlife Impacts and Response  [716 Kb]
-05/04/11   Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Highlighted Actions and Issues  [160 Kb]
-06/18/10   Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Selected Issues for Congress  [768 Kb]
-05/27/10   Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Selected Issues for Congress  [672 Kb]
-07/20/12   Department of Defense Energy Initiatives: Background and Issues for Congress  [886 Kb]
-06/05/12   Department of Defense Energy Initiatives: Background and Issues for Congress  [834 Kb]
-01/19/10   Displacing Coal with Generation from Existing Natural Gas-Fired Power Plants
-12/14/12   DOD Alternative Fuels: Policy, Initiatives and Legislative Activity  [368 Kb]
-08/12/03   Electricity: The Road Toward Reconstruction Updated
-02/08/08   Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Legislation in the 110th Congress  [515 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/29/13   Energy Policy: 113th Congress Issues  [219 Kb]
-05/30/13   Energy Policy: 113th Congress Issues  [223 Kb]
-11/08/12   Energy Policy: 112th Congress Issues and Legislative Proposals  [232 Kb]
-07/29/05   Energy Policy: Comprehensive Energy Legislation (H.R. 6) in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-06/28/05   Energy Policy: Comprehensive Energy Legislation (H.R.6, S.10) in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-03/07/07   Energy Policy: Conceptual Framework and Continuing Issues -- Updated
-09/24/12   Energy Policy: Election Year Issues and Legislative Proposals  [219 Kb]
-01/30/03   Energy Policy: Historical Overview, Conceptual Framework, and Continuing Issues -- NEW!
-04/01/05   Energy Policy: Legislative Proposals in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-04/12/02   Energy Policy: Setting the State for the Current Debate -- Updated
-08/08/03   Energy Policy: The Continuing Debate Updated
-10/01/04   Energy Policy: The Continuing Debate and Omnibus Energy Legislation -- Updated
-03/12/09   Energy Provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (P.L. 111-5)
-03/03/09   Energy Provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (P.L.111-5)
-08/08/08   Energy: Selected Facts and Numbers  [215 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/01/08   Energy: Selected Facts and Numbers  [367 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/03/14   Energy-Water Nexus: The Water Sector's Energy Use  [329 Kb]
-04/09/02   Enron: A Select Chronology of Congressional, Corporate, and Government Activities NEW!
-03/11/02   The Enron Bankruptcy and Employer Stock in Retirement Plans Updated.
-03/28/02   Enron Collapse: An Overview of Financial Issues Updated.
-07/07/08   The Enron Loophole  [74 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/16/02   Enron: Selected Securities, Accounting, and Pension Laws Possibly Implicated in its Collapse
-03/16/07   Ethanol and Biofuels: Agriculture, Infrastructure, and Market Constraints Related to Expanded Production -- NEW!
-01/30/08   The European Union's Energy Security Challenges  [189 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/16/10   Federal Civil and Criminal Penalties Possibly Applicable to Parties Responsible for the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill  [151 Kb]
-02/17/12   Financial Performance of the Major Oil Companies, 2007-2011  [246 Kb]
-07/03/08   Forest Carbon Markets: Potential and Drawbacks  [146 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/19/06   Fuel Ethanol: Background and Public Policy Issues -- Updated
-03/24/11   Fukushima Nuclear Crisis  [251 Kb]
-03/15/11   Fukushima Nuclear Crisis  [241 Kb]
-04/03/13   FutureGen: A Brief History and Issues for Congress  [721 Kb]
-08/20/08   Gasoline and Oil Prices  [116 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/08/04   Gasoline Price Surge Revisited: Crude Oil and Refinery Issues -- NEW!
-09/25/08   Gasoline Prices: Causes of Increases and Congressional Response  [230 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/31/08   Gasoline Prices: Causes of Increases and Congressional Response  [228 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/17/08   Gasoline Prices: Causes of Increases and Congressional Response  [243 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/07/08   Gasoline Prices: Issues for the 110th Congress  [125 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/04/08   Gasoline Prices: Issues for the 110th Congress  [124 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/22/08   Gasoline Prices: Legislation in the 110th Congress  [225 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/25/06   Gasoline Prices: New Legislation and Proposals -- Updated
-05/04/11   Implications of Egypt's Turmoil on Global Oil and Natural Gas Supply  [234 Kb]
-02/11/11   Implications of Egypt's Turmoil on Global Oil and Natural Gas Supply  [221 Kb]
-07/28/08   Intelligence Reform at the Department of Energy: Policy Issues and Organizational Alternatives  [164 Kb]  -- NEW!
-07/17/09   Iraq: Oil and Gas Legislation, Revenue Sharing, and U.S. Policy
-03/29/11   The Japanese Nuclear Incident: Technical Aspects  [215 Kb]
-03/13/12   Keeping America's Pipelines Safe and Secure: Key Issues for Congress  [467 Kb]
-05/09/12   Keystone XL Pipeline Project: Key Issues  [590 Kb]
-02/27/02   Legal Issues Related to Proposed Drilling for Oil and Gas in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge  [243 Kb]  Updated.
-12/23/08   A Low Carbon Fuel Standard: State and Federal Legislation and Regulations
-10/19/12   Managing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Policy Implications of Expanding Global Access to Nuclear Power  [637 Kb]
-03/02/11   Managing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Policy Implications of Expanding Global Access to Nuclear Power  [553 Kb]
-07/01/09   Managing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Policy Implications of Expanding Global Access to Nuclear Power
-09/03/08   Managing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Policy Implications of Expanding Global Access to Nuclear Power  [283 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/30/09   The Manhattan Project, the Apollo Program, and Federal Energy Technology R&D Programs: A Comparative Analysis
-02/04/09   The Manhattan Project, the Apollo Program, and Federal Energy Technology R&D Programs: A Comparative Analysis
-09/03/08   The Manhattan Project, the Apollo Program, and Federal Energy Technology R&D Programs: A Comparative Analysis  [111 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/18/13   Mexico's Oil and Gas Sector: Background, Reform Efforts, and Implications for the United States  [854 Kb]
-03/10/11   Middle East and North Africa Unrest: Implications for Oil and Natural Gas Markets  [366 Kb]
-12/21/06   NATO and Energy Security -- Updated
-08/10/11   Nuclear Energy Cooperation with Foreign Countries: Issues for Congress  [539 Kb]
-07/11/11   Nuclear Energy Cooperation with Foreign Countries: Issues for Congress  [539 Kb]
-04/29/13   Nuclear Energy: Overview of Congressional Issues  [241 Kb]
-12/11/12   Nuclear Energy: Overview of Congressional Issues  [235 Kb]
-06/20/12   Nuclear Energy Policy  [462 Kb]
-05/10/11   Nuclear Energy Policy  [354 Kb]
-12/10/09   Nuclear Energy Policy
-09/02/08   Nuclear Energy Policy  [177 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/29/06   Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing: U.S. Policy Development -- NEW!
-03/09/07   Nuclear Power: Outlook for New U.S. Reactors -- Updated
-03/29/11   Nuclear Power Plant Sites: Maps of Seismic Hazards and Population Centers  [506 Kb]
-06/25/13   Offshore Oil and Gas Development: Legal Framework  [915 Kb]
-05/02/11   Offshore Oil and Gas Development: Legal Framework  [1266 Kb]
-01/30/09   Offshore Oil and Gas Development: Legal Framework
-10/21/05   Oil and Gas Disruption from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita -- NEW!
-08/06/08   Oil Development on Federal Lands and the Outer Continental Shelf  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/04/08   Oil Industry Profit Review 2007  [94 Kb]  -- NEW!
-08/04/05   Oil Industry Profits: Analysis of Recent Performance -- NEW!
-06/02/10   Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA): Liability of Responsible Parties  [207 Kb]
-07/16/12   Oil Sands and the Keystone XL Pipeline: Background and Selected Environmental Issues  [1250 Kb]
-05/13/11   Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico: CRS Experts  [115 Kb]
-01/22/08   Outer Continental Shelf: Debate Over Oil and Gas Leasing and Revenue Sharing  [313 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/27/05   Outer Continental Shelf: Debate Over Oil and Gas Leasing and Revenue Sharing -- Updated
-09/16/08   Outer Continental Shelf Leasing: Side-by-Side Comparison of Five Legislative Proposals  [91 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/06/11   Outer Continental Shelf Moratoria on Oil and Gas Development  [351 Kb]
-03/23/11   Outer Continental Shelf Moratoria on Oil and Gas Development  [350 Kb]
-06/15/10   Outer Continental Shelf Moratoria on Oil and Gas Development  [367 Kb]
-04/07/10   Outer Continental Shelf Moratoria on Oil and Gas Development  [367 Kb]
-01/23/14   An Overview of Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas: Resources and Federal Actions  [877 Kb]
-06/23/08   Possible Federal Revenue from Oil Development of ANWR and Nearby Areas  [101 Kb]  -- NEW!
-07/15/08   Primer on Energy Derivatives and Their Regulation  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-06/08/12   Rare Earth Elements: The Global Supply Chain  [619 Kb]
-03/23/09   Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Tax Incentive Resources
-03/25/08   Renewable Energy: Background and Issues for the 110th Congress  [230 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/09/08   Renewable Energy R&D Funding History: A Comparison with Funding for Nuclear Energy, Fossil Energy, and Energy Efficiency R&D  [63 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/14/10   Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): Overview and Issues  [389 Kb]
-03/01/12   Rising Gasoline Prices 2012  [312 Kb]
-09/11/09   The Role of Federal Gasoline Excise Taxes in Public Policy
-09/18/08   Royalty Relief for U.S. Deepwater Oil and Gas Leases  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/19/07   Royalty Relief for U.S. Deepwater Oil and Gas Leases -- Updated
-09/02/09   Russian Energy Policy Toward Neighboring Countries
-05/20/09   Russian Energy Policy Toward Neighboring Countries
-01/17/08   Russian Energy Policy Toward Neighboring Countries  [429 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/29/09   Science, Technology, and American Diplomacy: Background and Issues for Congress
-01/23/09   Selected Issues Related to an Expansion of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)
-07/08/08   Speculation and Energy Prices: Legislative Responses  [146 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/25/05   Strategic Petroleum Reserve -- Updated
-03/11/11   The Strategic Petroleum Reserve and Refined Product Reserves: Authorization and Drawdown Policy  [217 Kb]
-04/25/12   The Strategic Petroleum Reserve: Authorization, Operation, and Drawdown Policy  [428 Kb]
-04/02/12   The Strategic Petroleum Reserve: Authorization, Operation, and Drawdown Policy  [424 Kb]
-09/19/08   The Strategic Petroleum Reserve: History, Perspective, and Issues  [126 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/29/08   The Strategic Petroleum Reserve: History, Perspectives, and Issues  [124 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/06/08   The Strategic Petroleum Reserve: History, Perspectives, and Issues  [119 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/15/08   The Strategic Petroleum Reserve: History, Perspectives, and Issues  [120 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/14/08   The Strategic Petroleum Reserve: History, Perspectives, and Issues  [119 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/07/08   Transportation Fuel Taxes: Impacts of a Repeal or Moratorium  [90 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/30/09   Unconventional Gas Shales: Development, Technology, and Policy Issues
-12/23/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-10/28/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-07/17/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-06/11/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-05/14/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-01/28/13   U.S. and South Korean Cooperation in the World Nuclear Energy Market: Major Policy Considerations  [411 Kb]
-01/21/10   U.S. and South Korean Cooperation in the World Nuclear Energy Market: Major Policy Considerations
-02/28/13   U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production in Federal and Non-Federal Areas  [300 Kb]
-06/27/14   U.S. Energy: Overview and Key Statistics  [553 Kb]
-04/11/12   U.S. Energy: Overview and Key Statistics  [453 Kb]
-02/03/09   U.S. Energy: Overview and Selected Facts and Numbers
-10/28/09   U.S. Fossil Fuel Resources: Terminology, Reporting, and Summary
-12/22/06   U.S.-India Nuclear Cooperation: A Side-By-Side Comparison of Current Legislation -- Updated
-04/08/13   U.S. Natural Gas Exports: New Opportunities, Uncertain Outcomes  [857 Kb]
-06/26/12   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [484 Kb]
-05/07/12   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [484 Kb]
-12/15/11   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [488 Kb]
-08/11/11   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [191 Kb]
-07/21/11   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [425 Kb]
-10/28/10   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [416 Kb]
-09/30/10   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [411 Kb]
-04/08/10   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [412 Kb]
-02/24/10   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [414 Kb]
-02/04/10   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [413 Kb]
-12/17/09   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress
-11/05/09   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress
-10/17/08   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [267 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/30/08   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [233 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/23/08   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [230 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/12/08   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [222 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/22/06   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress -- Updated
-05/04/11   U.S. Offshore Oil and Gas Resources: Prospects and Processes  [375 Kb]
-04/26/10   U.S. Offshore Oil and Gas Resources: Prospects and Processes  [372 Kb]
-12/11/08   U.S. Oil Exports
-04/04/12   U.S. Oil Imports and Exports  [726 Kb]
-11/22/10   The U.S. Oil Refining Industry: Background in Changing Markets and Fuel Policies  [1877 Kb]
-01/11/11   U.S.-Russian Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: Issues for Congress  [185 Kb]
-06/30/09   The U.S. Science and Technology Workforce
-04/13/12   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Changing Oil Prices  [259 Kb]
-12/13/11   U.S. Trade Deficit and hte Impact of Changing Oil Prices  [266 Kb]
-06/15/11   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Changing Oil Prices  [158 Kb]
-11/13/09   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Changing Oil Prices
-12/12/08   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices
-09/12/08   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/13/06   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices -- Updated
-08/12/08   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/23/11   U.S. Wind Turbine Manufacturing: Federal Support for an Emerging Industry  [716 Kb]
-06/20/08   Wind Power in the United States: Technology, Economic, and Policy Issues  [662 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/16/13   The World Bank Group Energy Sector Strategy  [543 Kb]
-06/09/05   World Oil Demand and Its Effect on Oil Prices -- Updated

Environment
-06/28/10   The 2010 Oil Spill: Criminal Liability Under Wildlife Laws  [162 Kb]
-06/04/10   The 2010 Oil Spill: The Minerals Management Service (MMS) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)  [274 Kb]
-09/08/10   The 2010 Oil Spill: Natural Resource Damage Assessment Under the Oil Pollution Act  [612 Kb]
-07/10/08   Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): Legislative Actions in the 110th Congress  [199 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/10/08   Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): Legislative Actions Through the 110th Congress, First Session  [201 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/08/07   Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWAR): New Directions in the 110th Congress -- NEW!
-06/15/11   Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): A Primer for the 112th Congress  [942 Kb]
-03/25/05   Air Quality: Multi-Pollutant Legislation in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-01/13/04   Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): Controversies for the 108th Congress -- Updated
-02/13/08   The Bali Agreements and Forests  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/03/09   Biochar: Examination of an Emerging Concept to Mitigate Climate Change
-05/15/12   Canadian Oil Sands: Life-Cycle Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions  [588 Kb]
-08/06/09   Carbon Sequestration in Forests
-02/23/09   Carbon Tax and Greenhouse Gas Control: Options and Considerations for Congress
-12/09/09   Cars and Climate: What Can EPA Do to Control Greenhouse Gases from Mobile Sources?
-11/12/09   Cars and Climate: What Can EPA Do to Control Greenhouse Gases from Mobile Sources?
-05/08/09   Cars and Climate: What Can EPA Do to Control Greenhouse Gases from Mobile Sources?
-07/02/14   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [1469 Kb]
-06/05/14   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [1464 Kb]
-07/05/13   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [1346 Kb]
-06/07/13   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [1335 Kb]
-05/24/13   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [1312 Kb]
-04/25/13   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [1238 Kb]
-08/01/12   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [1191 Kb]
-02/27/12   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [1168 Kb]
-12/23/11   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [1155 Kb]
-07/07/11   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [868 Kb]
-04/07/11   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [677 Kb]
-10/08/10   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [648 Kb]
-03/30/10   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [633 Kb]
-06/14/10   China and the United States - A Comparison of Green Energy Programs and Policies  [264 Kb]
-07/18/11   China's Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Mitigation Policies  [341 Kb]
-01/06/11   Clean Air Act: A Summary of the Act and Its Major Requirements  [250 Kb]
-02/15/07   Clean Air Act: A Summary of the Act and Its Major Requirements  [150 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/09/05   Clean Air Act: A Summary of the Act and Its Major Requirements -- Updated
-01/16/09   Clean Air Issues in the 111th Congress
-09/28/05   Clean Water Act Issues in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-08/28/13   Climate Change and Existing Law: A Survey of Legal Issues Past, Present, and Future  [489 Kb]
-07/02/12   Climate Change and Existing Law: A Survey of Legal Issues Past, Present, and Future  [404 Kb]
-01/26/10   Climate Change and the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS): Looking to 2020
-08/22/08   Climate Change and International Deforestation: Legislative Analysis  [180 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/05/09   Climate Change: Comparison of the Cap-and-Trade Provisions in H.R. 2454 and S.1733
-05/30/08   Climate Change: Comparison of S.2191 as Reported (now S.3036) with Proposed Boxer Amendment  [109 Kb]  -- NEW!
-08/29/11   Climate Change: Conceptual Approaches and Policy Tools  [459 Kb]
-09/14/09   Climate Change: Costs and Benefits of the Cap-and-Trade Provisions of H.R.2454
-05/15/08   Climate Change: Costs and Benefits of S. 2191  [527 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/06/09   Climate Change: Current Issues and Policy Tools
-06/03/08   Climate Change: Current Issues and Policy Tools  [197 Kb]  -- Updatd
-04/12/10   Climate Change: EU and Proposed U.S. Approaches to Carbon Leakage and WTO Implications  [974 Kb]
-12/08/08   Climate Change: Federal Laws and Policies Related to Greenhouse Gas Reductions
-09/16/13   Climate Change Legislation in the 113th Congress  [312 Kb]
-01/07/08   Climate Change Legislation in the 110th Congress  [198 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/06/05   Climate Change Legislation in the 108th Congress -- Updated
-05/14/09   Climate Change: Potential Regulation of Stationary Greenhouse Gas Sources Under the Clean Air Act
-03/06/07   Climate Change: The Role of the U.S. Agriculture Sector -- NEW!
-06/19/09   Climate Change: The Role of the U.S. Agriculture Sector and Congressional Action
-11/12/09   Comparison of Climate Change Adaptation Provisions in S. 1733 and H.R. 2454
-10/11/06   Debt-for-Nature Initiatives and the Tropical Forest Conservation Act: Status and Implementation -- Updated
-08/05/10   The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Coastal Wetland and Wildlife Impacts and Response  [716 Kb]
-12/16/10   Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: The Fate of the Oil  [982 Kb]
-02/17/11   The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the Gulf of Mexico Fishing Industry  [235 Kb]
-05/04/11   Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Highlighted Actions and Issues  [160 Kb]
-09/13/10   Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Highlighted Actions and Issues  [132 Kb]
-06/18/10   Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Selected Issues for Congress  [768 Kb]
-05/27/10   Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Selected Issues for Congress  [672 Kb]
-03/24/10   Deforestation and Climate Change  [544 Kb]
-04/22/13   Drought in the United State: Causes and Issues for Congres  [946 Kb]
-04/02/12   Effects of Radiation from Fukushima Dai-ichi on the U.S. Marine Environment  [572 Kb]
-04/15/11   Effects of Radiation from Fukushima Daiichi on the U.S. Marine Environment  [466 Kb]
-04/05/11   Effects of Radiation from Fukushima Daiichi on U.S. Marine Environment  [447 Kb]
-05/07/09   Environmental Activities of the U.S. Coast Guard
-12/20/13   Environmental Laws: Summaries of Major Statutes Administered by the Environmental Protection Agency  [923 Kb]
-10/08/10   Environmental Laws: Summaries of Major Statutes Administered by the Environmental Protection Agency  [832 Kb]
-01/07/08   Environmental Laws: Summaries of Major Statutes Administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  [520 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/28/07   Environmental Laws: Summaries of Major Statutes Administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  [514 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/25/04   Environmental Protection Issues in the 108th Congress -- Updated
-02/05/09   Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP): Status and Issues
-06/08/10   EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases: Congressional Responses and Options  [224 Kb]
-08/16/10   Federal Civil and Criminal Penalties Possibly Applicable to Parties Responsible for the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill  [151 Kb]
-02/20/08   Federal Pollution Control Laws: How Are They Enforced?  [293 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/19/09   Fishery, Aquaculture, and Marine Mamal Issues in the 111th Congress
-08/16/10   Geoengineering: Governance and Technology Policy  [435 Kb]
-03/27/02   Global Climate Change -- Updated
-02/06/07   Global Climate Change and Wildlife -- NEW!
-07/27/12   The Global Climate Change Initiative (GCCI): Budget Authority and Request, FY2010-FY2013  [323 Kb]
-06/01/11   The Global Climate Change Initiative (GCCI): Budget Authority and Request, FY2008-FY2012  [212 Kb]
-07/21/05   Global Climate Change: The Kyoto Protocol -- Updated
-06/17/09   Greenhouse Gas Legislation: Summary and Analysis of H.R. 2454 as Reported by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce
-07/27/09   Greenhouse Gas Legislation: Summary and Analysis of H.R. 2454 as Passed by the House of Representatives
-04/12/10   International Agreements on Climate Change: Selected Legal Questions  [252 Kb]
-06/03/13   International Climate Change Financing: The Climate Investment Funds (CIFs)  [344 Kb]
-05/05/11   International Climate Change Financing: The Climate Investment Funds (CIF)  [242 Kb]
-04/16/13   International Climate Change Financing: The Green Climate Fund (GCF)  [297 Kb]
-12/12/11   International Climate Change Financing: The Green Climate Fund (GCF)  [282 Kb]
-06/23/11   International Climate Change Financing: The Green Climate Fund (GCF)  [197 Kb]
-11/18/10   International Climate Change: A Negotiations Side-by-Side  [248 Kb]
-06/03/13   International Environmental Financing: The Global Environment Facility (GEF)  [945 Kb]
-01/16/09   Issues in Green Building and the Federal Response: An Introduction
-05/09/12   Keystone XL Pipeline Project: Key Issues  [590 Kb]
-05/27/09   Market-Based Greenhouse Gas Control: Selected Proposals in the 111th Congress
-01/07/11   Methane Capture: Options for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction  [449 Kb]
-09/17/09   Methane Capture: Options for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction
-04/25/08   Ocean Commissions: Ocean Policy Review and Outlook  [138 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/02/10   Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA): Liability of Responsible Parties  [207 Kb]
-07/16/12   Oil Sands and the Keystone XL Pipeline: Background and Selected Environmental Issues  [1250 Kb]
-05/13/11   Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico: CRS Experts  [115 Kb]
-04/30/10   Oil spills in U.S. Coastal Waters: Background, Governance, and Issues for Congress  [383 Kb]
-06/26/13   President Obama's Climate Action Plan  [294 Kb]
-05/21/13   The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Lessons Learned and Issues for Policymakers  [457 Kb]
-09/21/10   Regulating Coal Combustion Waste Disposal: Issues for Congress  [274 Kb]
-01/11/08   Regulation of Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions: State and Federal Standards  [75 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/14/10   Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): Overview and Issues  [389 Kb]
-06/18/12   Rio+20: The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, June 2012  [333 Kb]
-05/18/09   The Role of Offsets in a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cap-and-Trade Program: Potential Benefits and Concerns
-04/04/08   The Role of Offsets in a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cap-and-Trade Program: Potential Benefits and Concerns  [250 Kb]  -- NEW!
-05/22/13   Severe Thunderstorms and Tornadoes in the United States  [430 Kb]
-12/09/09   Status of the Copenhagen Climate Change Negotiations
-11/05/09   Status of the Copenhagen Climate Change Negotiations
-03/08/07   The Supreme Court Takes Five Environmental Cases for Its 2006-2007 Term -- NEW!
-06/15/10   U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea: Living Resources Provisions  [168 Kb]
-06/22/09   U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea: Living Resources Provisions
-02/08/11   A U.S.-Centric Chronology of the International Climate Change Negotiations  [232 Kb]
-03/30/10   A U.S.-centric Chronology of the International Climate Change Negotiations  [201 Kb]
-01/07/10   A U.S.-centric Chronology of the International Climate Change Negotiations
-12/23/08   A U.S.-centric Chronology of the International Climate Change Negotiations
-02/24/11   U.S. Global Climate Change Policy: Evolving Views on Cost, Competitiveness, and Comprehensiveness  [210 Kb]
-06/25/10   U.S. Global Climate Change Policy: Evolving Views on Cost, Competitiveness, and Comprehensiveness  [206 Kb]
-01/29/09   U.S. Global Climate Change Policy: Evolving Views on Cost, Competitiveness, and Comprehensiveness
-11/19/13   U.S. - Mexico Water Sharing: Background and Recent Developments  [1048 Kb]
-11/19/12   Update on Controlling Greenhouse Gases from International Aviation  [459 Kb]
-11/24/08   The World Bank's Clean Technology Fund (CTF)

Foreign Policy
-02/12/13   Abortion and Family Planning-Related Provisions in U.S. Foreign Assistance Law and Policy  [313 Kb]
-08/12/10   Afghanistan: U.S. Foreign Assistance  [242 Kb]
-06/25/10   Afghanistan: U.S. Foreign Assistance  [1083 Kb]
-03/05/10   Afghanistan: U.S. Foreign Assistance  [226 Kb]
-07/08/09   Afghanistan: U.S. Foreign Assistance
-09/15/11   Africa: U.S. Foreign Assistance Issues  [267 Kb]
-06/29/11   Africa: U.S. Foreign Assistance Issues  [185 Kb]
-02/11/11   Africa: U.S. Foreign Assistance Issues  [187 Kb]
-12/09/10   Africa: U.S. Foreign Assistance Issues  [186 Kb]
-10/06/10   Africa: U.S. Foreign Assistance Issues  [186 Kb]
-11/24/09   Africa: U.S. Foreign Assistance Issues
-05/08/02   Africa: U.S. Foreign Assistance Issues -- Updated
-02/06/03   Appropriations for FY2003: Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Updated.
-07/21/03   Appropriations for FY2004: Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Updated
-05/20/09   Assistance to North Korea
-04/02/09   Assistantce to North Korea
-12/24/08   Assistance to North Korea
-12/20/13   The Budget Control Act, Sequestration, and the Foreign Affairs Budget: Background and Possible Impacts  [295 Kb]
-03/13/13   The Budget Control Act, Sequestration, and the Foreign Affairs Budget: Background and Possible Impacts  [297 Kb]
-01/23/12   Building Civilian Interagency Capacity for Missions Abroad: Key Proposals and Issues for Congress  [774 Kb]
-08/15/08   Comparing Global Influence: China's and U.S. Diplomacy, Foreign Aid, Trade, and Investment in the Developing World  [2007 Kb]  -- NEW!
-08/25/08   The Department of Defense Role in Foreign Assistance: Background, Major Issues, and Options for Congress  [496 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/11/13   Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations for and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2014  [110 Kb]
-02/29/12   Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2013  [47 Kb]
-02/13/13   Does Foreign Aid Work? Efforts to Evaluate U.S. Foreign Assistance  [398 Kb]
-11/19/12   Does Foreign Aid Work? Efforts to Evaluate U.S. Foreign Assistance  [400 Kb]
-02/11/11   Egypt: The January 25 Revolution and Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy  [405 Kb]
-04/08/13   The European Union: Foreign and Security Policy  [340 Kb]
-03/19/12   Fact Sheet: The FY2013 State and Foreign Operations Budget Request  [273 Kb]
-12/20/06   Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade: Key Issues for the 110th Congress -- NEW!
-12/27/04   Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade: Key Issues for the 109th Congress -- NEW!
-01/03/03   Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade: Key Issues for the 108th Congress NEW!
-02/05/13   Foreign Aid: International Donor Coordination of Development Assistance  [434 Kb]
-04/15/10   Foreign Aid: International Donor Coordination of Development Assistance  [269 Kb]
-02/10/11   Foreign Aid: An Introduction to U.S. Programs and Policy  [442 Kb]
-04/09/09   Foreign Aid: An Introduction to U.S. Programs and Policy
-02/10/09   Foreign Aid: An Introduction to U.S. Programs and Policy
-01/19/05   Foreign Aid: An Introductory Overview of U.S. Programs and Policy -- Updated
-01/17/08   Foreign Aid Reform: Issues for Congress and Policy Options  [230 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/15/11   Foreign Aid Reform, National Strategy, and the Quadrennial Review  [190 Kb]
-04/12/10   Foreign Aid Reform, National Strategy, and Quadrennial Review  [189 Kb]
-07/28/09   Foreign Aid Reform: Studies and Recommendations
-12/17/08   Foreign Aid Reform: Studies and Recommendations
-06/16/10   Foreign Assistance Act of 1961: Authorizations and Corresponding Appropriations  [295 Kb]
-06/11/13   Foreign Assistance to North Korea  [382 Kb]
-03/20/12   Foreign Assistance to North Korea  [380 Kb]
-06/01/11   Foreign Assistance to North Korea  [299 Kb]
-09/09/09   Foreign Assistance to North Korea
-05/26/05   Foreign Assistance to North Korea -- Updated
-06/13/11   Foreign Assistance: Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)  [266 Kb]
-04/30/09   Foreign Operations Appropriations: General Provisions
-07/11/05   Foreign Operations (House)/State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (Senate): FY2006 Appropriations -- Updated
-06/01/99   Foreign Policy Roles of the President and Congress -- NEW!
-09/02/03   Foreign Relations Authorization, FY2004 and FY2005: State Dept., The Millennium Challenge Account, and Foreign Assistance Updated
-04/14/11   France: Factors Shaping Foreign Policy, and Issues in U.S.-French Relations  [266 Kb]
-05/02/13   The FY2014 State and Foreign Operations Budget Request  [351 Kb]
-04/18/13   The FY2014 State and Foreign Operations Budget Request  [348 Kb]
-06/30/10   FY2010 Supplemental for Wars, Disaster Assistance, Hait Relief, and Other Programs  [851 Kb]
-01/24/08   FY2008 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for International Affairs  [147 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/28/07   FY2007 Supplemental Appropriations for Defense, Foreign Affairs, and Other Purposes -- Updated
-10/10/12   In Brief: State Department Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO)  [316 Kb]
-02/21/13   International Family Planning Programs: Issues for Congress  [343 Kb]
-05/20/13   International Food Aid Programs: Background and Issues  [400 Kb]
-02/03/10   International Food Aid Programs: Background and Issues  [232 Kb]
-11/12/13   International Food Aid: U.S. and Other Donor Contributions  [766 Kb]
-10/18/06   International Food Aid: U.S. and Other Donor Contributions -- Updated
-06/19/14   Membership in the United Nations and Its Specialized Agencies  [421 Kb]
-08/26/03   The Millennium Challenge Account: Congressional Consideration of a New Foreign Aid Initiative -- Updated
-01/03/14   Millennium Challenge Corporation  [462 Kb]
-02/13/13   Millennium Challenge Corporation  [479 Kb]
-04/12/12   Millennium Challenge Corporation  [438 Kb]
-01/10/12   Millennium Challenge Corporation  [440 Kb]
-12/08/11   Millennium Challenge Corporation  [441 Kb]
-05/03/11   Millennium Challenge Corporation  [357 Kb]
-11/16/10   Millennium Challenge Corporation  [340 Kb]
-06/26/09   Millennium Challenge Corporation
-09/23/10   The Millennium Development Goals: The September 2010 U.N. High-Level Meeting  [398 Kb]
-09/20/10   The Millennium Development Goals: The September 2010 U.N. High-Level Meeting  [375 Kb]
-06/01/12   Pakistan: U.S. Foreign Aid Conditions, Restrictions, and Reporting Requirements  [288 Kb]
-12/15/11   Pakistan: U.S. Foreign Aid Conditions, Restrictions, and Reporting Requirements  [272 Kb]
-07/01/13   Pakistan: U.S. Foreign Assistance  [706 Kb]
-10/04/12   Pakistan: U.S. Foreign Assistance  [685 Kb]
-04/10/12   Pakistan: U.S. Foreign Assistance  [662 Kb]
-07/28/11   Pakistan: U.S. Foreign Assistance  [543 Kb]
-06/07/11   Pakistan: U.S. Foreign Assistance  [534 Kb]
-05/10/13   The Peace Corps: Current Issues  [317 Kb]
-08/04/11   The Peace Corps: Current Issues  [193 Kb]
-07/28/14   Russia Sanctions: Options - CRS Insights  [60 Kb]
-06/29/09   Science, Technology, and American Diplomacy: Background and Issues for Congress
-02/03/09   Science, Technology, and American Diplomacy: Background and Issues for Congress
-05/22/08   Science, Technology, and American Diplomacy: Background and Issues for Congress  [111 Kb]  -- NEW!
-05/30/08   Second FY2008 Supplemental Appropriations for Military Operations, International Affairs, and Other Purposes  [350 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/28/14   Securing U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel Abroad: Legislative and Executive Branch Initiatives  [381 Kb]
-04/15/08   Second FY2008 Supplemental Appropriations for Military Operations, International Affairs, and Other Purposes  [158 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/08/13   Securing U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personel Abroad: Background and Policy Issues  [435 Kb]
-09/12/13   Securing U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel Abroad: Background and Policy Issues  [433 Kb]
-05/07/13   Securing U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel Abroad: Background and Policy Issues  [442 Kb]
-11/26/12   Securing U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel Abroad: Background and Policy Issues.  [368 Kb]
-09/12/13   Securing U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel Abroad: Legislative and Executive Branch Initiatives  [366 Kb]
-01/22/13   Senkaku (Diaoyu/Diaoyutai) Islands Dispute: U.S. Treaty Obligations  [267 Kb]
-05/05/05   State Department and Related Agencies: FY2005 Appropriations and FY2006 Request -- Updated
-04/12/02   State Department and Related Agencies: FY2003 Appropriations NEW!
-12/11/01   State Department and Related Agencies FY2002 Appropriations Updated.
-01/03/14   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2014 Budget and Appropriations  [434 Kb]
-07/23/12   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2013 Budget and Appropriations  [659 Kb]
-01/06/12   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2012 Budget and Appropriations  [566 Kb]
-11/23/11   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2012 Budget and Appropriations  [586 Kb]
-10/06/11   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2012 Budget and Appropriations  [588 Kb]
-08/04/11   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2012 Budget and Appropriations  [466 Kb]
-07/07/11   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2012 Budget and Appropriations  [462 Kb]
-03/23/11   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2011 Budget and Appropriations  [446 Kb]
-12/29/10   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2011 Budget and Appropriations  [424 Kb]
-12/07/10   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2011 Budget and Appropriations  [426 Kb]
-10/05/10   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2011 Budget and Appropriations  [416 Kb]
-07/02/10   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2011 Budget and Appropriations  [405 Kb]
-05/05/10   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2011 Budget and Appropriations  [395 Kb]
-02/02/10   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2010 Budget and Appropriations  [408 Kb]
-12/29/09   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2010 Budget and Appropriations
-04/03/09   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2009 Appropriations
-08/21/08   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2009 Appropriations  [211 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/24/13   State, Foreign Operations Appropriations: A Guide to Component Accounts  [307 Kb]
-04/15/13   State, Foreign Operations Appropriations: A Guide to Component Accounts  [291 Kb]
-01/11/12   State, Foreign Operations Appropriations: A Guide to Component Accounts  [277 Kb]
-02/08/11   State, Foreign Operations Appropriations: A Guide to Component Accounts  [205 Kb]
-03/30/09   State, Foreign Operations Appropriations: A Guide to Component Accounts
-06/11/13   Terrorism and Transnational Crime: Foreign Policy Issues for Congress  [498 Kb]
-02/25/02   Terrorism, the Future, and U.S. Foreign Policy -- Updated
-03/18/13   The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO)  [363 Kb]
-12/21/11   United Nations Reform: U.S. Policy and International Perspectives  [995 Kb]
-07/07/11   United Nations Reform: U.S. Policy and International Perspectives  [503 Kb]
-12/15/09   United Nations Reform: U.S. Policy and International Perspectives
-01/27/09   United Nations Reform: U.S. Policy and International Perspectives
-08/05/08   United Nations Reform: U.S. Policy and International Perspectives  [1072 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/15/13   United Nations Regular Budget Contributions: Members Compared, 1990-2010  [323 Kb]
-07/28/11   U.N. System Development Assistance: Issues for Congress  [548 Kb]
-01/15/13   United Nations System Funding: Congressional Issues  [1151 Kb]
-01/14/11   United Nations System Funding: Congressional Issues  [1038 Kb]
-12/04/09   United Nations System Funding: Congressional Issues
-11/13/08   United Nations System Funding: Congressional Issues
-02/01/08   United Nations System Funding: Congressional Issues  [698 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/27/09   USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives After 15 Years: Issues for Congress
-11/10/11   U.S. Assistance Programs in China  [283 Kb]
-08/09/11   U.S. Assistance Programs in China  [202 Kb]
-03/01/07   U.S. Assistance to the Former Soviet Union -- Updated
-10/08/08   U.S. Foreign Aid to East and South Asia: Selected Receipients  [281 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/01/08   U.S. Foreign Aid to East and South Asia: Selected Recipients  [225 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/11/13   U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel  [422 Kb]
-03/12/12   U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel  [525 Kb]
-09/16/10   U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel  [303 Kb]
-12/04/09   U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel
-01/02/08   U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel  [154 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/21/07   U.S. Foreign Aid to Lebanon: Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-07/03/14   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians  [451 Kb]
-01/18/13   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians  [485 Kb]
-06/15/12   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians  [423 Kb]
-04/04/12   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians  [390 Kb]
-10/07/11   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians  [399 Kb]
-08/29/11   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians  [385 Kb]
-05/31/11   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians  [308 Kb]
-08/12/10   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians  [254 Kb]
-01/08/10   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians
-07/16/09   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians
-05/15/09   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians
-04/29/09   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians
-01/30/09   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians
-10/08/08   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians  [75 Kb]  -- NEW!
-06/26/12   U.S. Foreign Assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean: Recent Trends in FY2013 Appropriations  [717 Kb]
-06/15/10   U.S. Foreign Assistance to the Middle East: Historical Background, Recent Trends, and the FY2011 Request  [323 Kb]
-07/17/09   U.S. Foreign Assistance to the Middle East: Historical Background, Recent Trends, and the FY2010 Request
-06/13/05   U.S. Foreign Assistance to the Middle East: Historical Background, Recent Trends, and the FY2006 Request -- Updated
-12/21/06   U.S. Foreign Assistance to the Middle East: Historical Background, Recent Trends, and the FY2007 Request -- Updated
-04/24/09   U.S. - Funded Assistance Programs in China
-01/28/08   U.S.-Funded Assistance Programs in China  [74 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/21/13   U.S. Global Health Assistance: Background and Issues for the 113th Congress  [984 Kb]
-12/18/09   U.S. Public Diplomacy: Background and Current Issues
-09/21/12   U.S. Public Diplomacy: Legislative Proposals to Amend Prohibitions on Disseminating Materials to Domestic Audiences  [363 Kb]
-11/09/11   Unrest in Syria and U.S. Sanctions Against the Asad Regime  [418 Kb]

Immigration and Visa
-10/18/04   9/11 Commission: Current Legislative Proposals for U.S. Immigration Law and Policy -- Updated
-02/02/10   Alien Legalization and Adjustment of Status: A Primer  [165 Kb]
-05/22/08   Alien Smuggling: Recent Legislative Developments  [109 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/10/12   Arizona v. United States: A Limited Role for States in Immigration Enforcement  [317 Kb]
-06/29/11   Asylum and "Credible Fear" Issues in U.S. Immigration Policy  [359 Kb]
-04/06/11   Asylum and "Credible Fear" Issues in U.S. Immigration Policy  [346 Kb]
-09/10/12   Authority of State and Local Police to Enforce Federal Immigration Law  [355 Kb]
-09/17/10   Authority of State and Local Police to Enforce Federal Immigration Law  [257 Kb]
-08/12/10   Birthright Citizenship Under the 14th Amendment of Persons Born in the United States to Alien Parents  [239 Kb]
-05/03/13   Border Security: Immigration Enforcement Between Ports of Entry  [677 Kb]
-01/06/12   Border Security: Immigration Enforcement Between Ports of Entry  [693 Kb]
-01/09/14   Border Security: Immigration Inspections at Port of Entry  [488 Kb]
-02/27/13   Brief History of Comprehensive Immigration Reform Efforts in the 109th and 110th Congresses to Inform Policy Discussion in the 113th Congress  [407 Kb]
-03/31/05   Consular Identification Cards: Domestic and Foreign Policy Implications, the Mexican Case, and Related Legislation -- Updated
-06/02/09   Cuban Migration to the United States: Policy and Trends
-05/07/09   Cuban Migration to the United States: Policy and Trends
-03/11/09   Enforcing Immigration Law: The Role of State and Local Law Enforcement
-04/01/11   Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Issues  [192 Kb]
-03/11/04   Enforcing Immigration Law: The Role of State and Local Enforcement -- NEW!
-09/19/05   Hurricane Katrina-Related Immigration Issues and Legislation -- NEW!
-04/18/02   Immigration: Adjustment to Permanent Resident Status Under Section 245(i) Updated.
-05/09/05   Immigration: Analysis of the Major Provisions of H.R. 418, the REAL ID Act of 2005 -- Updated
-05/25/05   Immigration: Analysis of the Major Provisions of the REAL ID Act of 2005 -- Updated
-05/20/03   Immigration and Naturalization Fundamentals -- Updated
-12/11/02   Immigration and Naturalization Service: Restructuring Proposals in the 107th Congress Updated.
-12/12/06   Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity -- Updated
-08/31/12   Immigration Detainers: Legal Issues  [387 Kb]
-07/11/05   Immigration Issues in Trade Agreements -- Updated
-03/11/02   Immigration Legalization and Status Adjustment Legislation Updated.
-11/20/13   Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 113th Congress  [431 Kb]
-09/30/11   Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 112th Congress  [311 Kb]
-12/10/08   Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 110th Congress
-09/04/08   Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 110th Congress  [233 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/09/08   Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 110th Congress  [218 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/14/08   Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 110th Congress  [185 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/07/06   Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-10/06/04   Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 108th Congress -- Updated
-08/28/02   Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 107th Congress -- Updated
-05/11/12   Immigration of Foreign Nationals with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Degrees  [432 Kb]
-03/30/10   Immigration of Foreign Workers: Labor Market Tests and Protections  [337 Kb]
-03/20/09   Immigration of Foreign Workers: Labor Market Tests and Protections
-12/13/12   Immigration of Temporary Lower-Skilled Workers: Current Policy and Related Issues  [483 Kb]
-12/11/06   Immigration: Policy Considerations Related to Guest Worker Programs -- Updated
-09/30/05   Immigration Policy on Expedited Removal of Aliens -- NEW!
-10/29/10   Immigration Reform Issues in the 111th Congress  [192 Kb]
-02/02/10   Immigration Reform Issues in the 111th Congress  [189 Kb]
-07/13/09   Immigration Reform Issues in the 111th Congress
-04/28/04   Immigration-Related Detention: Current Legislative Issues -- NEW!
-05/10/12   Immigration-Related Worksite Enforcement: Performance Measures  [294 Kb]
-12/02/08   Immigration-Related Worksite Enforcement: Performance Measures
-01/12/10   Immigration: Terrorist Grounds for Exclusion and Removal of Aliens
-04/13/10   Immigration: The Effects on Low-Skilled and High-Skilled Native-Born Workers  [236 Kb]
-01/29/09   Immigration: The Effects on Low-Skilled and High-Skilled Native-Born Workers
-03/10/10   Immigration Visa Issuances and Grounds for Exclusion: Policy and Trends  [299 Kb]
-06/09/14   Immigration: Visa Security Policies  [419 Kb]
-01/26/05   Implications of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations upon the Regulation of Consular Identification Cards -- Updated
-10/21/11   Interior Immigration Enforcement: Programs Targeting Criminal Aliens  [660 Kb]
-06/02/05   Mexico-United States Dialogue on Migration and Border Issues, 2001-2005 -- Updated
-01/14/05   Monitoring Foreign Students in the United States: The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) -- Updated
-01/12/12   Overview of Immigration Issues in the 112th Congress  [268 Kb]
-03/21/11   Overview of Immigration Issues in the 112th Congress  [213 Kb]
-12/17/12   Permanent Legal Immigration to the United States: Policy Overview  [409 Kb]
-03/07/12   Refugee Admissions and Resettlement Policy  [292 Kb]
-04/14/08   Removing Aliens from the United States: Judicial Review of Removal Orders  [132 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/25/11   Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence  [868 Kb]
-06/07/11   State Efforts to Deter Unauthorized Aliens: Legal Analysis of Arizona's S.B. 1070  [413 Kb]
-05/03/10   State Efforts to Deter Unauthorized Aliens: Legal Analysis of Arizona's S.B. 1070  [297 Kb]
-12/13/11   Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues  [234 Kb]
-06/30/11   Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues  [160 Kb]
-09/09/10   Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues  [153 Kb]
-01/19/10   Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues
-09/18/08   Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/23/14   Unaccompanied Alien Children: An Overview  [325 Kb]
-06/13/14   Unaccompanied Alien Children: An Overview  [331 Kb]
-06/27/14   Unaccompanied Alien Children - Legal Issues: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions  [392 Kb]
-07/03/14   Unaccompanied Alien Children: Potential Factors Contributing to Recent Immigration  [501 Kb]
-09/17/12   Unauthorized Aliens' Access to Federal Benefits: Policy and Issues  [383 Kb]
-05/21/08   Unauthorized Aliens' Access to Federal Benefits: Policy and Issues  [182 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/27/10   Unauthorized Aliens in the United States  [271 Kb]
-09/15/04   Unauthorized Aliens in the United States: Estimates since 1986 -- NEW!
-12/13/12   Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986  [501 Kb]
-09/22/11   Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986  [478 Kb]
-08/25/09   Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986
-06/29/05   Unauthorized Employment of Aliens: Basics of Employer Sanctions -- NEW!
-03/22/13   U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Trade Facilitation, Enforcement, and Security  [558 Kb]
-03/07/13   U.S. Immigration Policy: Chart Book of Key Trends  [727 Kb]
-03/31/10   U.S. Immigration Policy on Haitian Migrants  [225 Kb]
-01/15/10   U.S. Immigration Policy on Haitian Migrants
-01/21/05   U.S. Immigration Policy on Haitian Migrants  -- Updated
-12/20/10   U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions  [367 Kb]
-04/01/10   U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions  [366 Kb]
-07/20/09   U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions
-03/09/09   U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions
-02/29/08   U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions  [249 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/13/06   U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions -- Updated
-02/28/11   U.S. Immigration Policy on Temporary Admissions  [355 Kb]
-01/15/09   U.S. Immigration Policy on Temporary Admissions
-01/31/08   U.S. Immigration Policy on Temporary Admissions  [221 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/07/07   U.S. Immigration Policy on Temporary Admissions -- Updated
-02/18/04   U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program (US-VISIT) -- NEW!
-10/13/04   Visa Issuances: Policy, Issues, and Legislation -- Updated
-03/04/04   Visa Policy: Roles of the Departments of State and Homeland Security -- NEW!
-06/30/11   Visa Security Policy: Roles of the Departments of State and Homeland Security  [288 Kb]
-05/06/11   Visa Security Policy: Roles of the Departments of State and Homeland Security  [288 Kb]
-12/16/10   Visa Security Policy: Roles of the Departments of State and Homeland Security  [267 Kb]
-03/08/10   Visa Security Policy: Roles of the Departments of State and Homeland Security  [259 Kb]
-01/15/13   Visa Waiver Program  [391 Kb]
-10/28/10   Visa Waiver Program  [284 Kb]
-01/30/09   Visa Waiver Program
-12/20/04   Visa Waiver Program -- Updated

Law
-01/06/09   Amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Set to Expire in 2009
-09/08/05   Arrest and Detention of Material Witnesses: Federal Law in Brief and Section 12 of the USA PATRIOT and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act (H.R. 3199) -- NEW!
-06/12/02   Background and Legal Issues Related to Stem Cell Research Updated.
-01/05/05   Capital Punishment: An Overview of Federal Death Penalty Statutes -- Updated
-07/02/12   Climate Change and Existing Law: A Survey of Legal Issues Past, Present, and Future  [404 Kb]
-05/30/13   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues  [621 Kb]
-11/17/09   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues
-09/14/09   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues
-07/20/09   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues
-01/22/09   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues
-05/09/12   Comparison of Rights in Military Commission Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court  [369 Kb]
-04/06/10   Comparison of Rights in Military Commission Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court  [291 Kb]
-11/19/09   Comparison of Rights in Military Commission Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court
-01/20/10   Constitutionality of Excluding Aliens from the Census for Apportionment and Redistricting Purposes
-04/05/05   Copyright Protection of Digital Television: The "Broadcast Flag" -- NEW!
-02/25/08   Cybercrime: A Sketch of 18 U.S.C. 1030 and Related Federal Criminal Laws  [65 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/17/13   Cybersecurity: Selected Legal Issues  [371 Kb]
-01/23/14   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [593 Kb]
-12/04/12   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [577 Kb]
-02/01/12   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [519 Kb]
-09/02/09   "Don't Ask, Don't Tell": A Legal Analysis
-01/16/02   Enron: Selected Securities, Accounting, and Pension Laws Possibly Implicated in its Collapse
-02/28/07   Environmental Laws: Summaries of Major Statutes Administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  [514 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/13/05   Federal Affirmative Action Law: A Brief History -- NEW!
-08/16/10   Federal Civil and Criminal Penalties Possibly Applicable to Parties Responsible for the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill  [151 Kb]
-09/09/05   Federal Civil Rights Statues: A Primer -- NEW!
-06/29/12   Federal Laws Relating to Cybersecurity: Discussion of Proposed Revisions  [574 Kb]
-06/20/13   Federal Laws Relating to Cybersecurity: Overview and Discussion of Proposed Revisions  [598 Kb]
-07/07/12   Federal Pollution Control Laws: How Are They Enforced?  [602 Kb]
-01/30/02   Federal Securities Law: Insider Trading
-01/30/09   Federal Statutes: What They Are and Where to Find Them
-02/05/08   General Overview of U.S. Copyright Law  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-06/20/13   Independent Counsels, Special Prosecutors, Special Counsels, and the Role of Congress  [198 Kb]
-10/29/08   In Re Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001: Dismissals of Claims Against Saudi Defendants Under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA)  [106 Kb]  -- NEW!
-07/22/11   International Criminal Court Cases in Africa: Status and Policy Issues  [372 Kb]
-03/07/11   International Criminal Court Cases in Africa: Status and Policy Issues  [362 Kb]
-07/14/09   International Criminal Court Cases in Africa: Status and Policy Issues
-09/12/08   International Criminal Court Cases in Africa: Status and Policy Issues  [203 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/10/09   Journalists' Privilege: Overview of the Law and Legislation in the 110th and 111th Congresses
-07/29/08   Journalists' Privilege: Overview of the Law and Legislation in the 109th and 110th Congresses  [113 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/03/06   Journalists' Privilege: Overview of the Law and 109th Congress Legislation -- Updated
-04/01/10   Judicial Activity Concerning Enemy Combatant Detainees: Major Court Rulings  [234 Kb]
-04/04/05   Lawsuits Against State Supporters of Terrorism: An Overview -- Updated
-02/27/02   Legal Issues Related to Proposed Drilling for Oil and Gas in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge  [243 Kb]  Updated.
-09/08/09   National Security Letters in Foreign Intelligence Investigations: Legal Background and Recent Amendments
-10/21/05   Nuclear, Biological, Chemical, and Missile Proliferation Sanctions: Selected Current Law -- Updated
-02/06/09   Ocean Piracy and Its Impact on Insurance
-12/03/08   Ocean Piracy and Its Impact on Insurance
-12/03/09   Privacy: An Overview of Federal Statutes Governing Wiretapping and Electronic Eavesdropping
-06/23/10   Questioning Supreme Court Nominees About Their Views on Legal or Consitutional Issues: A Recurring Issue  [286 Kb]
-07/26/05   Recess Appointments: A Legal Overview -- NEW!
-01/22/09   Renditions: Constraints Imposed by Laws on Torture
-08/24/10   Samantar v. Yousef: The Foreign Sovereign Immunities and Foreign Officials  [225 Kb]
-02/20/13   Same-Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court: United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry  [263 Kb]
-11/05/12   Same-Sex Marriages: Legal Issues  [425 Kb]
-06/08/12   Same-Sex Marriages: Legal Issues  [409 Kb]
-05/09/12   Same-Sex Marriages: Legal Issues  [402 Kb]
-06/08/12   Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination in Employement: A Legal Analysis of the Employement Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)  [224 Kb]
-03/08/07   The Supreme Court Takes Five Environmental Cases for Its 2006-2007 Term -- NEW!
-06/29/10   Trade Law: An Introduction to Selected International Agreements and U.S. Laws  [562 Kb]
-06/27/14   Unaccompanied Alien Children - Legal Issues: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions  [392 Kb]
-02/10/05   U.N. Convention Against Torture (CAT): Overview and Application to Interrogation Techniques -- Updated
-03/11/04   The U.N. Convention Against Torture: Overview of U.S. Implementation Policy Concerning the Removal of Aliens -- NEW!
-06/15/10   U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea: Living Resources Provisions  [168 Kb]
-08/18/04   The U.N. Law of the Sea Convention and the United States: Developments Since October 2003 -- Updated
-01/22/09   The War Crimes Act: Current Issues
-10/02/06   The War Crimes Act: Current Issues -- Updated

Law Enforcement and International Narcotics
-05/09/14   Afghanistan: Drug Trafficking and the 2014 Transition  [699 Kb]
-06/18/09   Afghanistan: Narcotics and U.S. Policy
-12/10/06   Afghanistan: Narcotics and U.S. Policy -- Updated
-05/10/05   Andean Counterdrug Initiative (ACI) and Related Funding Programs: FY2005 Assistance -- Updated
-06/02/11   Border Security: CRS Experts  [122 Kb]
-02/21/13   Border Security: Understanding Threats at U.S. Borders  [892 Kb]
-01/29/08   Botnets, Cybrcrime, and Cyberterrorism: Vulnerabilities and Policy Issues for Congress  [260 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/27/09   Burma and Transnational Crime
-04/16/08   Burma and Transnational Crime  [601 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/05/13   Congressional Authority to Regulate Firearms: A Legal Overview  [258 Kb]
-05/31/12   Countering Violent Extremism in the United States  [672 Kb]
-07/20/12   Cybercrime: Conceptual Issues for Congress and U.S. Law Enforcement  [379 Kb]
-05/23/12   Cybercrime: Conceptual Issues for Congress and U.S. Law Enforcement  [379 Kb]
-09/28/06   Cybercrime: The Council of Europe Convention -- Updated
-06/03/14   Domestic Federal Law Enforcement Coordination: Through the Lens of the Southwest Border  [669 Kb]
-01/10/02   Drug Certification Requirements and Congressional Modifications in 2001 Updated.
-05/08/02   Drug Control: International Policy and Options -- Updated
-10/12/10   Drug Courts: Background, Effectiveness, and Policy Issues for Congress  [682 Kb]
-11/18/05   Drug Crop Eradication and Alternative Development in the Andes -- NEW!
-02/14/13   Federal Assault Weapons Ban: Legal Issues  [292 Kb]
-04/24/13   The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Terrorism Investigations  [430 Kb]
-11/26/12   Gangs in Central America  [373 Kb]
-11/14/12   Gun Control Legislation  [1049 Kb]
-08/03/12   Gun Control Legislation  [966 Kb]
-02/03/11   Gun Control Legislation  [431 Kb]
-06/07/13   Gun Control Proposals in the 113th Congress: Universal Background Checks, Gun Trafficking, and Military Style Firearms  [507 Kb]
-03/01/13   Gun Control Proposals in the 113th Congress: Universal Background Checks, Gun Trafficking, and Military Style Firearms  [308 Kb]
-09/21/09   Gun Trafficking and the Southwest Border
-07/29/09   Gun Trafficking and the Southwest Border
-03/16/05   Identity Theft: The Internet Connection -- NEW!
-02/26/10   Illegal Drug Trade in Africa: Trends and U.S. Policy  [729 Kb]
-12/03/01   Intelligence and Law Enforcement: Countering Transnational Threats to the U.S. Updated.
-03/07/11   International Criminal Court Cases in Africa: Status and Policy Issues  [362 Kb]
-04/02/10   International Criminal Court Cases in Africa: Status and Policy Issues  [361 Kb]
-07/14/09   International Criminal Court Cases in Africa: Status and Policy Issues
-09/12/08   International Criminal Court Cases in Africa: Status and Policy Issues  [203 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/21/11   International Drug Control Policy  [613 Kb]
-08/24/09   International Drug Control Policy
-02/09/09   International Drug Control Policy
-06/23/08   International Drug Control Policy  [684 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/16/12   International Drug Control Policy: Background and U.S. Responses  [533 Kb]
-11/06/06   International Drug Trade and U.S. Foreign Policy -- Updated
-02/02/09   International Illegal Trade in Wildlife: Threats and U.S. Policy
-08/22/08   International Illegal Trade in Wildlife: Threats and U.S. Policy  [736 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/03/08   International Illegal Trade in Wildlife: Threats and U.S. Policy  [734 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/04/01   International Money Laundering Abatement and Anti-Terrorist Financing Act of 2001, Title III of P.L. 107-56 -- NEW!
-01/05/10   International Terrorism and Transnational Crime: Security Threats, U.S. Policy, and Considerations for Congress
-07/20/12   The Interplay of Borders, Turf, Cyberspace, and Jurisdiction: Issues Confronting U.S. Law Enforcement  [495 Kb]
-01/25/11   Latin America and the Caribbean: Illicit Drug Trafficking and U.S. Counterdrug Programs  [560 Kb]
-04/30/10   Latin America and the Caribbean: Illicit Drug Trafficking and U.S. Counterdrug Programs  [564 Kb]
-07/06/09   Merida Initiative for Mexico and Central America: Funding and Policy Issues
-06/01/09   Merida Initiative for Mexico and Central America: Funding and Policy Issues
-01/13/09   Merida Initiative for Mexico and Central America: Funding and Policy Issues
-07/07/08   Merida Initiative: Proposed U.S. Anticrime and Counterdrug Assistance for Mexico and Central America  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/18/08   Merida Initiative: Proposed U.S. Anticrime and Counterdrug Assistance for Mexico and Central America  [70 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/10/04   Mexico's Counter-Narcotics Efforts under Fox, December 2000 to October 2004 -- NEW!
-05/27/09   Mexico's Drug-Related Violence
-04/15/13   Mexico's Drug Trafficking Organizations: Source and Scope of the Violence  [891 Kb]
-09/07/11   Mexico's Drug Trafficking Organizations: Source and Scope of the Rising Violence  [716 Kb]
-01/07/11   Mexico's Drug Trafficking Organizations: Source and Scope of the Rising Violence  [581 Kb]
-01/30/08   The MS-13 and 18th Street Gangs: Emerging Transnational Gang Threats?  [156 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/16/07   North Korean Crime-for-Profit Activities -- NEW!
-04/16/09   Organized Crime in the United States: Trends and Issues for Congress
-04/27/11   Piracy off the Horn of Africa  [707 Kb]
-04/19/10   Piracy off the Horn of Africa  [734 Kb]
-09/28/09   Piracy Off the Horn of Africa
-04/21/09   Piracy Off the Horn of Africa
-02/13/07   Sharing Law Enforcement and Intelligence Information: The Congressional Role -- NEW!
-02/28/13   Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence  [754 Kb]
-08/25/11   Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence  [868 Kb]
-06/09/11   Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence  [732 Kb]
-01/25/11   Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence  [732 Kb]
-08/24/10   Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence  [722 Kb]
-02/16/10   Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence  [717 Kb]
-10/05/01   Taliban and the Drug Trade
-10/19/12   Terrorism and Transnational Crime: Foreign Policy Issues for Congress  [484 Kb]
-06/01/05   War on Drugs: Reauthorization of the Office of national Drug Control Policy -- Updated

Science, Technology and Health
-03/01/13   The 2013 Cybersecurity Executive Order: Overview and Considerations for Congress  [270 Kb]
-04/30/09   The 2009 H1N1 "Swine Flu" Outbreak: An Overview
-05/04/09   The 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Outbreak: Selected Legal Issues
-05/26/09   The 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) "Swine Flu" Outbreak: U.S. Responses to Global Human Cases
-11/16/09   The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: An Overview
-09/10/09   The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: An Overview
-08/06/09   The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: An Overview
-06/12/09   The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: An Overview
-10/29/09   The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: Selected Legal Issues
-06/23/09   The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: U.S. Responses to Global Human Cases
-07/03/12   ACA: A Brief Overview of the Law, Implementation, and Legal Challenges  [210 Kb]
-07/02/14   Access to Broadband Networks: The Net Neutrality Debate  [332 Kb]
-06/12/14   Access to Broadband Networks: The Net Neutrality Debate  [331 Kb]
-06/01/09   Access to Broadband Networks: The Net Neutrality Debate
-02/16/07   The Advanced Technology Program -- Updated
-04/23/08   AIDS Funding for Federal Government Programs: FY1981-FY2009  [120 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/21/04   AIDS Funding for Federal Government Programs: FY1981-FY2005 -- Updated
-02/02/08   AIDS in Africa  [183 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/24/06   AIDS in Africa -- Updated
-03/01/04   AIDS Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC): Problems, Responses, and Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-01/03/08   Avian Flu Pandemic: Potential Impact of Trade Disruptions  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/29/07   Avian Infuenza in Poultry and Wild Birds -- Updated
-05/14/04   Avian Influenza: Multiple Strains Cause Different Effects Worldwide -- Updated
-06/12/02   Background and Legal Issues Related to Stem Cell Research Updated.
-05/04/09   Banking and Financial Infrastructure Continuity: Pandemic Flu, Terrorism, and Other Challenges
-12/08/06   The Bayh-Dole Act: Selected Issues in Patent Policy and the Commercialization of Technology -- Updated
-11/08/05   Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE or "Mad Cow Disease") in North America: A Chronology of Selected Events -- Updated
-11/05/09   Broadband Infrastructure Programs in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
-03/20/09   Broadband Infrastructure Programs in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
-03/19/09   Broadband Internet Access and the Digital Divide: Federal Assistance Programs
-08/03/05   Broadband Internet Access: Background and Issues -- Updated
-12/08/05   BSE ("Mad Cow Disease"): A Brief Overview -- NEW!
-04/07/10   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Health Programs: FY2001- FY2011  [297 Kb]
-08/21/09   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Health Programs: FY2001-FY2010
-07/13/12   China, Internet Freedom, and U.S. Policy  [351 Kb]
-03/10/09   Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative: Legal Authorities and Policy Considerations
-04/16/04   Computer Security: A Summary of Selected Federal Laws, Executive Orders, and Presidential Directives -- NEW!
-04/05/05   Copyright Protection of Digital Television: The "Broadcast Flag" -- NEW!
-05/13/08   Country-of-Origin Labeling for Foods  [83 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/08/05   Country-of-Origin Labeling for Foods -- Updated
-02/28/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [622 Kb]
-04/26/12   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [478 Kb]
-03/14/12   Cybersecurity: Selected Legal Issues  [434 Kb]
-08/04/09   Detection of Nuclear Weapons and Materials: Science, Technologies, Observations
-08/12/05   The Digital TV Transition: A Brief Overview -- Updated
-01/14/10   Earthquake: Risk, Detection, Warning, and Research
-08/08/14   Ebola: 2014 Outbreak in West Africa - CRS In Focus  [243 Kb]
-04/14/09   Electric Power Transmission: Background and Policy Issues
-06/12/09   Employment-Based Health Coverage and Health Reform: Selected Legal Considerations
-02/19/09   The Evolving Broadband Infrastructure: Expansion, Applications, and Regulation
-05/21/02   Fair Use of the Internet NEW!
-03/11/09   Fairness Doctrine: History and Constituional Issues
-01/21/09   A Federal Chief Technology Officer in the Obama Administration: Options and Issues for Consideration
-11/18/13   The Federal Communications Commission: Current Structure and Its Role in the Changing Telecommunications Landscape  [296 Kb]
-02/21/12   Federal Communications Commission: Current Structure and Its Role in the Changing Telecommunications Landscape  [258 Kb]
-02/21/08   FDA Fast Track and Priority Review Programs  [78 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/26/12   The Federal Food Safety System: A Primer  [310 Kb]
-02/07/07   The Federal Food Safety System: A Primer -- NEW!
-10/10/06   Federal Research and Development Funding:FY2007 -- Updated
-06/02/99   Food Biotechnology in the United States: Science, Regulation, and Issues -- Updated
-10/07/10   Food Safety in the 111th Congress: H.R. 2749 and S.510  [829 Kb]
-02/10/11   Food Safety Issues for the 112th Congress  [222 Kb]
-02/04/05   Food Safety Issues in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-10/05/10   Food Safety on the Farm: Federal Programs and Legislative Action  [268 Kb]
-05/27/08   Food Safety Provisions of the 2008 Farm Bill - NEW!
-02/05/07   Foreign Countries' Response to the Avian Influenza (H5N1) Virus: Current Status -- NEW!
-03/23/10   Foreign Science and Engineering Presence in U.S. Institutions and the Labor Force  [290 Kb]
-07/23/08   Foreign Science and Engineering Presence in U.S. Institutions and the Labor Force  [203 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/14/10   The Future of NASA: Space Policy Issues Facing Congress
-07/09/08   The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)  [143 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/10/12   Global Access to Clean Drinking Water and Sanitation: U.S. and International Programs  [1097 Kb]
-05/03/11   The Global Challenge of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria  [1589 Kb]
-11/03/05   The Global Fund and PEPFAR in U.S. International AIDS Policy -- NEW!
-05/15/12   The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria: Issues for Congress and U.S. Contributions from FY2001 to FY2013  [415 Kb]
-07/01/11   The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria: Issues for Congress and U.S. Contributions from FY2001 to the FY2012 Request  [370 Kb]
-04/14/08   The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria: Progress Report and Issues for Congress  [184 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/03/11   The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria: U.S. Contributions and Issues for Congress  [374 Kb]
-08/03/10   The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria: U.S. Contributions and Issues for Congress  [374 Kb]
-07/08/08   Global Health: Appropriations to USAID Programs from FY2001 through FY2008  [91 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/28/05   The Google Book Search Project: Is Online Indexing a Fair Use Under Copyright Law? -- NEW!
-07/06/09   The Google Library Project: Is Digitization for Purposes of Online Indexing Fair Use Under Copyright Law?
-07/09/12   Health Care: Constitutional Rights and Legislative Powers  [288 Kb]
-07/29/09   Health Care Reform: An Introduction
-06/30/09   Health Care Reform: An Introduction
-04/14/09   Health Care Reform: An Introduction
-09/25/13   Health Insurance Exchanges: Health Insurance "Navigators" and In-Person Assistance  [430 Kb]
-03/17/09   Health Insurance: A Primer
-02/25/10   Health Reform and the 111th Congress  [306 Kb]
-12/30/04   HIV/AIDS International Programs: Appropriations, FY2003-FY2005 -- Updated
-01/28/04   HIV/AIDS International Programs: Appropriations, FY2002-FY2004 -- Updated
-06/14/02   HIV/AIDS International Programs: FY2003 Request and FY2002 Spending Updated.
-03/25/02   HIV/AIDS International Programs: FY2002 Request and FY2002 Spending
-01/24/03   HIV/AIDS International Programs: FY2002 Spending and FY2003 Outlook Updated.
-04/30/08   HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean and Central America  [110 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/18/12   How FDA Approves Drugs and Regulates Their Safety and Effectiveness  [376 Kb]
-02/25/02   Human Cloning NEW!
-03/16/05   Identity Theft: The Internet Connection -- NEW!
-01/12/09   The Impact of Food Insecurity and Hunger on Global Health: Issues for Congress
-07/02/12   Individual Mandate and Related Information Requirements Under ACA  [310 Kb]
-02/23/10   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy  [176 Kb]
-11/05/09   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy
-08/25/08   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy  [148 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/19/07   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy -- Updated
-04/01/05   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy -- Updated
-08/25/08   International HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria: Key Changes to U.S. Programs and Funding  [167 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/14/08   International HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria: Key Changes to U.S. Programs and Funding  [151 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/29/04   Internet: An Overview of Key Technology Policy Issues Affecting Its Use and Growth -- Updated
-06/10/14   Internet Domain Names: Background and Policy Issues  [437 Kb]
-09/22/05   Internet Domain Names: Background and Policy Issues -- Updated
-11/13/13   Internet Governance and the Domain Name System: Issues for Congress  [510 Kb]
-01/02/13   Internet Governance and the Domain Name System: Issues for Congress  [402 Kb]
-05/21/02   Internet Privacy: Overview and Pending Legislation Updated.
-03/02/05   The Iran Nonproliferation Act and the International Space Station: Issues and Options -- NEW!
-03/12/01   Mad Cow Disease: Agriculture Issues
-10/26/09   Mandatory Vaccinations: Precedent and Current Laws
-06/30/09   The Manhattan Project, the Apollo Program, and Federal Energy Technology R&D Programs: A Comparative Analysis
-02/04/09   The Manhattan Project, the Apollo Program, and Federal Energy Technology R&D Programs: A Comparative Analysis
-09/03/08   The Manhattan Project, the Apollo Program, and Federal Energy Technology R&D Programs: A Comparative Analysis  [111 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/13/12   Nanotechnology: A Policy Primer  [294 Kb]
-06/02/10   Nanotechnology: A Policy Primer  [195 Kb]
-03/12/10   Nanotechnology: A Policy Primer  [191 Kb]
-01/04/10   Nanotechnology: A Policy Primer
-05/20/08   Nanotechnology: A Policy Primer  [119 Kb]  -- NEW!
-05/15/08   Nanotechnology and U.S. competitiveness: Issues and Options  [193 Kb]  -- NEW!
-08/01/05   The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's FY2006 Budget Request: Description, Analysis, and Issues for Congress -- Updated
-04/17/03   NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia: Quick Facts and Issues for Congress Updated.
-06/02/05   NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Issues for Congress Related to the Columbia Tragedy and "Return to Flight" -- Updated
-03/19/09   Net Neutrality: Background and Issues
-11/10/09   Noncitizen Eligibility and Verification Issues in the Health Care Reform Legislation
-11/02/09   Noncitizen Eligibility and Verification Issues in the Health Care Reform Legislation
-02/06/09   Nuclear Waste Disposal: Alternatives to Yucca Mountain
-06/18/13   The Obama Administration's Proposal to Establish a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation  [626 Kb]
-07/25/12   The Obama Administration's Proposal to Establish a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation  [468 Kb]
-11/03/05   Organic Agriculture in the U.S.: Program and Policy Issues -- Updated
-04/27/08   Oversight of Dual-Use Biological Research: The National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity  [130 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/10/05   Pandemic Influenza: Domestic Preparedness Efforts -- NEW!
-01/29/09   PEPFAR Reauthorization: Key Policy Debates and Changes to U.S. International HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Programs and Funding
-10/10/12   The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR): Funding Issues After a Decade of Implementation, FY2004-FY2013  [466 Kb]
-09/27/13   The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), U.S. Global HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Programs: A Description of Permanent and Expiring Authorities  [425 Kb]
-11/26/12   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP): Issues for Congress  [677 Kb]
-06/03/09   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP): Issues for Congress
-04/21/09   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP): Issues for Congress
-02/06/09   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy: Issues for Congress
-12/24/08   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy: Issues for Congress
-11/10/08   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy: Issues for Congress
-10/30/09   Private Health Insurance Provisions of H.R. 3962
-07/27/09   Private Health Insurance Provisions of H.R. 3200
-11/16/09   Private Health Insurance Provisions of S. 1796, America's Healthy Future Act of 2009
-03/08/07   Project BioShield: Appropriations, Acquisitions, and Policy Implementation Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-07/07/10   Project BioShield: Authorities, Appropriations, Acquisitions, and Issues for Congress  [231 Kb]
-06/23/10   Project BioShield: Authorities, Appropriations, Acquisitions, and Issues for Congress  [229 Kb]
-01/22/10   Project BioShield: Authorities, Appropriations, Acquisitions, and Issues for Congress
-05/04/09   Project BioShield: Purposes and Authorities
-04/23/13   Promoting Global Internet Freedom: Policy and Technology  [288 Kb]
-10/23/12   Promoting Global Internet Freedom: Policy and Technology  [285 Kb]
-08/30/12   Promoting Global Internet Freedom: Policy and Technology  [272 Kb]
-05/26/11   Promoting Global Internet Freedom: Policy and Technology  [174 Kb]
-12/13/05   Protecting New Orleans: From Hurricane Barriers to Floodwalls -- NEW!
-02/25/09   Public Health and Medical Preparedness and Response: Issues in the 111th Congress
-04/06/12   Requiring Individuals to Obtain Health Insurance: A Constitutional Analysis  [452 Kb]
-04/17/13   Ricin: Technical Background and Potential Role in Terrorism  [204 Kb]
-06/04/09   The Role of the Department of Defense During a Flu Pandemic
-08/31/10   The Role of Trade Secrets in Innovation Policy  [194 Kb]
-08/05/14   Safe at Home? Letting Ebola-Stricken Americans Return - CRS Insights  [195 Kb]
-12/27/13   Science and Technology Issues in the 113th Congress  [469 Kb]
-06/20/13   Science and Technology Issues in the 113th Congress  [439 Kb]
-05/27/09   Science and Technology Policymaking: A Primer
-04/18/08   Science and Technology Policymaking: A Primer  [455 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/28/05   Science and Technology Policy: Issues for the 109th Congress -- NEW!
-06/29/09   Science, Technology, and American Diplomacy: Background and Issues for Congress
-02/03/09   Science, Technology, and American Diplomacy: Background and Issues for Congress
-05/22/08   Science, Technology, and American Diplomacy: Background and Issues for Congress  [111 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/06/11   Social Media and Disasters: Current Uses, Future Options, and Policy Considerations  [241 Kb]
-02/03/10   Social Networking and Constituent Communications: Member Use of Twitter During a Two-Month Period in the 111th Congress
-12/10/04   Space Exploration: Overview of President Bush's "Vision for Space Exploration," and Key Issues for Congress -- Updated
-02/03/03   Space Launch Vehicles: Government Activities, Commercial Competition, and Satellite Exports Updated.
-02/03/03   Space Stations Updated.
-01/07/11   Spectrum Policy in the Age of Broadband: Issues for Congress  [321 Kb]
-07/01/10   Spectrum Policy in the Age of Broadband: Issues for Congress  [330 Kb]
-06/21/10   Spectrum Policy in the Age of Broadband: Issues for Congress  [328 Kb]
-02/03/10   Spectrum Policy in the Age of Broadband: Issues for Congress  [325 Kb]
-12/09/09   Spyware: Background and Policy Issues for Congress
-04/14/09   State Health Reform Strategies
-04/28/09   Stem Cell Research: Ethical Issues
-06/14/10   The Technology Innovation Program  [119 Kb]
-06/29/09   The Technology Innovation Program
-03/02/09   The Technology Innovation Program
-11/05/09   Technology Transfer: Use of Federally Funded Research and Development
-03/02/09   Technology Transfer: Use of Federally Funded Research and Development
-08/25/08   Technology Transfer: Use of Federally Funded Research and Development  [144 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/01/05   Technology Transfer: Use of Federally Funded Research and Development -- Updated
-05/01/08   Tuberculosis: International Efforts and Issues for Congress  [265 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/30/11   USAID Global Health Programs: FY2001-FY2012 Request  [381 Kb]
-02/02/09   U.S. Civilian Space Policy Priorities: Reflections 50 Years After Sputnik
-06/20/08   U.S. Civilian Space Policy Priorities: Reflections 50 Years After Sputnik  [380 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/21/13   U.S. Global Health Assistance: Background and Issues for the 113th Congress  [984 Kb]
-09/08/10   U.S. Initiatives to Promote Global Internet Freedom: Issues, Policy, and Technology  [347 Kb]
-04/05/10   U.S. Initiatives to Promote Global Internet Freedom: Issues, Policy, and Technology  [347 Kb]
-03/06/07   U.S. International HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Spending: FY2004-FY2008 -- Updated
-06/15/12   U.S. Response to the Global Threat of HIV/AIDS: Basic Facts  [399 Kb]
-02/22/11   U.S. Response to the Global Threat of HIV/AIDS: Basic Facts  [336 Kb]
-06/15/12   U.S. Response to the Global Threat of Malaria: Basic Facts  [349 Kb]
-02/22/11   U.S. Response to the Global Threat of Malaria: Basic Facts  [265 Kb]
-06/15/12   U.S. Response to the Global Threat of Tuberculosis: Basic Facts  [437 Kb]
-01/05/12   U.S. Response to the Global Threat of Tuberculosis: Basic Facts  [927 Kb]
-02/22/11   U.S. Response to the Global Threat of Tuberculosis: Basic Facts  [599 Kb]
-05/06/13   The U.S. Science and Engineering Workforce: Recent, Current, and Projected Employment, Wages, and Unemployment  [642 Kb]
-02/28/05   U.S. Space Programs: Civilian, Military, and Commercial -- Updated
-11/24/08   The World Bank's Clean Technology Fund (CTF)

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
-01/25/02   Abu Sayyaf: Target of Philippine-U.S. Anti-Terrorism Cooperation
-01/17/02   Africa and the War on Terrorism
-12/19/01   Agroterrorism: Options in Congress
-01/25/11   Al Qaeda and Affiliates: Historical Perspective, Global Presence, and Implications for U.S. Policy  [386 Kb]
-02/05/10   Al Qaeda and Affiliates: Historical Perspective, Global Presence, and Implications for U.S. Policy
-08/15/08   Al Qaeda in Iraq: Assessment and Outside Links  [144 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/17/05   Al Qaeda: Profile and Threat Assessment -- NEW!
-01/23/13   American Jihadist Terrorism: Combating a Complex Threat  [1264 Kb]
-11/15/11   American Jihadist Terrorism: Combating a Complex Threat  [1531 Kb]
-12/07/10   American Jihadist Terrorism: Combating a Complex Threat  [1388 Kb]
-09/20/10   American Jihadist Terrorism: Combating a Complex Threat  [1324 Kb]
-09/08/05   Arrest and Detention of Material Witnesses: Federal Law in Brief and Section 12 of the USA PATRIOT and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act (H.R. 3199) -- NEW!
-05/04/09   Banking and Financial Infrastructure Continuity: Pandemic Flu, Terrorism, and Other Challenges
-05/06/05   Bioterrorism Countermeasure Development: Issues in Patents and Homeland Security -- NEW!
-01/31/02   Bioterrorism: Legislation to Improve Public Health Preparedness and Response Capacity
-12/21/01   Bioterrorism: Summary of a CRS/National Health Policy Forum Seminar on Federal, State, and Local Public Health Preparedness
-01/29/08   Botnets, Cybrcrime, and Cyberterrorism: Vulnerabilities and Policy Issues for Congress  [260 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/17/01   China's Relations with Central Asian States and Problems with Terrorism
-01/18/02   Combating Terrorism: Are There Lessons to Be Learned from Foreign Experiences?
-11/23/05   Combating Terrorism: The Challenge of Measuring Effectiveness -- NEW!
-04/01/05   Computer Attack and Cyberterrorism: Vulnerabilities and Policy Issues for Congress -- Updated
-11/03/10   Countering Terrorism in East Africa: The U.S. Response  [735 Kb]
-02/19/14   Countering Violent Extremism in the United States  [1056 Kb]
-05/12/05   Cuba and the State Sponsors of Terrorism List -- Updated
-06/01/04   The Department of State's Patterns of Global Terrorism Report: Trends, State Sponsors, and Related Issues -- NEW!
-01/17/13   The Domestic Terrorist Threat: Background and Issues for Congress  [730 Kb]
-05/15/12   The Domestic Terrorist Threat: Background and Issues for Congress  [722 Kb]
-10/15/03   FY2004 Supplemental Appropriations for Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Global War on Terrorism: Military Operations & Reconstruction Assistance Updated
-04/24/13   The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Terrorism Investigations  [430 Kb]
-05/16/05   Federal Counter-Terrorism Training: Issues for Congressional Oversight -- NEW!
-08/06/10   Federal Efforts to Address the Threat of Bioterrorism: Selected Issues for Congress  [203 Kb]
-03/18/10   Federal Efforts to Address the Threat of Bioterrorism: Selected Issues for Congress  [202 Kb]
-03/04/05   The Financial Action Task Force: An Overview -- Updated
-07/11/02   Foreign Support of the U.S. War on Terrorism -- Updated
-02/06/04   Foreign Terrorist Organizations -- NEW!
-10/21/03   The "FTO List" and Congress: Sanctioning Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations NEW!
-01/18/08   Fusion Centers: Issues and Options for Congress  [1313 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/02/10   Hamas: Background and Issues for Congress  [764 Kb]
-03/04/05   Homeland Security: Air Passenger Prescreening and Counterterrorism -- NEW!
-01/12/10   Immigration: Terrorist Grounds for Exclusion and Removal of Aliens
-10/29/08   In Re Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001: Dismissals of Claims Against Saudi Defendants Under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA)  [106 Kb]  -- NEW!
-05/27/03   Intelligence to Counter Terrorism: Issues for Congress Updated.
-12/04/01   International Money Laundering Abatement and Anti-Terrorist Financing Act of 2001, Title III of P.L. 107-56 -- NEW!
-03/18/10   International Terrorism and Transnational Crime: Security Threats, U.S. Policy, and Considerations for Congress  [563 Kb]
-01/05/10   International Terrorism and Transnational Crime: Security Threats, U.S. Policy, and Considerations for Congress
-02/05/04   Iraq and Al Qaeda: Allied or Not? -- NEW!
-07/26/05   Islamic Terrorism and the Balkans -- NEW!
-04/05/13   Latin America: Terrorism Issues  [504 Kb]
-03/02/12   Latin America: Terrorism Issues  [423 Kb]
-01/05/12   Latin America: Terrorism Issues  [390 Kb]
-10/26/10   Latin America: Terrorism Issues  [192 Kb]
-07/14/09   Latin America: Terrorism Issues
-08/27/08   Latin America: Terrorism Issues  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/04/05   Lawsuits Against State Supporters of Terrorism: An Overview -- Updated
-09/15/05   Material Support of Terrorists and Foreign Terrorist Organizations: Expiring Amendments in Brief -- Updated
-02/01/11   The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) - Responsibilities and Potential Congressional Concerns  [163 Kb]
-01/07/11   The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) - Responsibilities and Potential Congressional Concerns  [162 Kb]
-01/15/10   The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) - Responsibilities and Potential Congressional Concerns
-06/25/14   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1101 Kb]
-04/25/13   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1072 Kb]
-03/15/13   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1116 Kb]
-10/18/12   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1076 Kb]
-06/27/12   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1071 Kb]
-01/14/11   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1702 Kb]
-08/17/10   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1817 Kb]
-10/22/10   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1589 Kb]
-12/23/09   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress
-09/11/08   Navy Role in Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) - Background and Issues for Congress  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/04/09   Navy Role in Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism: Background and Issues for Congress
-01/06/10   North Korea: Terrorism List Removal
-02/02/09   North Korea: Terrorism List Removal?
-01/31/02   Nuclear Powerplants: Vulnerability to Terrorist Attack
-02/10/05   Nuclear Terrorism: A Brief Review of Threats and Responses -- Updated
-03/27/07   Pakistan and Terrorism: A Summary -- NEW!
-07/29/05   Passenger Rail Security: Overview of Issues -- Updated
-09/13/01   Response to Terrorism: Legal Aspects of the Use of Force.
-05/20/04   Small-Scale Terrorist Attacks Using Chemical and Biological Agents: An Assessment Framework and Preliminary Comparisons -- NEW!
-02/05/02   State and Local Preparedness for Terrorism: Policy Issues and Options
-05/08/02   Sudan: Humanitarian Crisis, Peace Talks, Terrorism, and U.S. Policy -- Updated
-01/25/02   Suits Against Terrorist States
-05/01/08   Suits Against Terrorist States by Victims of Terrorism  [400 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/05/06   "Terrorism" and Related Terms in Statute and Regulation: Selected Language -- Updated
-12/11/01   Terrorism and the Law of War: Trying Terrorists as War Criminals before Military Commissions Updated.
-06/11/13   Terrorism and Transnational Crime: Foreign Policy Issues for Congress  [498 Kb]
-10/19/12   Terrorism and Transnational Crime: Foreign Policy Issues for Congress  [484 Kb]
-06/10/11   Terrorism Information Sharing and the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Report Initiative: Background and Issues for Congress  [453 Kb]
-11/05/09   Terrorism Information Sharing and the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Report Initiative: Background and Issues for Congress
-08/31/05   Terrorism in South Asia -- Updated
-02/07/05   Terrorism in Southeast Asia -- Updated
-08/11/04   Terrorism: Key Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission and Recent Major Commissions and Inquiries -- NEW!
-04/24/13   Terrorism, Miranda, and Related Matters  [248 Kb]
-05/24/10   Terrorism, Miranda, and Related Matters  [168 Kb]
-12/27/01   Terrorism Preparedness: A Catalog of Federal Assistance Programs
-12/10/01   Terrorism: Section by Section Analysis of the USA PATRIOT Act Updated.
-03/26/02   Terrorism, the Future, and U.S. Foreign Policy -- Updated
-03/29/02   Terrorism: The New Occupational Hazard NEW!
-01/22/10   Terrorist Attacks on Commercial Airlines: Federal Criminal Prohibitions
-10/20/05   Terrorist Capabilities for Cyberattack: Overview and Policy Issues -- NEW!
-04/01/04   Terrorist "Dirty Bombs': A Brief Primer -- Updated
-08/03/05   Terrorist Financing: U.S. Agency Efforts and Inter-Agency Coordination -- NEW!
-04/21/04   Terrorist Identification, Screening, and Tracking Under Homeland Security Presidential Directive 6 -- NEW!
-01/24/05   Terrorist Nuclear Attacks on Seaports: Threat and Response -- Updated
-09/25/06   Terrorist Surveillance Act of 2006: S. 3931 and Title II of S. 3929, the Terrorist Tracking, Identification, and Prosecution Act of 2006 -- NEW!
-03/08/11   Terrorist Use of the Internet: Information Operations in Cyberspace  [223 Kb]
-08/28/03   Terrorists and Suicide Attacks NEW!
-12/30/09   Terrorist Watchlist Checks and Air Passenger Prescreening
-05/01/13   Terrorist Watch List Screening and Background Checks for Firearms  [404 Kb]
-10/29/01   Trying Terrorists as War Criminals
-02/04/05   U.S. Anti-Terror Strategy and the 9/11 Commission Report -- Updated
-01/06/10   U.S.-China Counterterrorism Cooperation: Issues for U.S. Policy
-05/07/09   U.S. - China Counterterrorism Cooperation: Issues for U.S. Policy
-10/29/08   U.S.-China Counterterrorism Cooperation: Issues for U.S. Policy  [186 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/11/08   U.S.-China Counterterrorism Cooperation: Issues for U.S. Policy  [181 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/06/08   U.S. - China Counterterrorism Cooperation: Issues for U.S. Policy  [149 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/04/13   U.S. - EU Cooperation Against Terrorism  [327 Kb]
-05/21/13   U.S.-EU Cooperation Against Terrorism  [319 Kb]
-04/22/13   U.S. - EU Cooperation Against Terrorism  [315 Kb]
-05/21/12   U.S. - EU Cooperation Against Terrorism  [280 Kb]
-07/18/11   U.S. - EU Cooperation Against Terrorism  [238 Kb]
-05/02/11   U.S. - EU Cooperation Against Terrorism  [222 Kb]
-10/16/06   U.S.-EU Cooperation Against Terrorism -- Updated
-08/26/05   U.S. Military Operations in the Global War on Terrorism: Afghanistan, Africa, the Philippines, and Colombia -- NEW!
-03/07/02   Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Terrorist Threat

U.S. Politics and Government - 2013 -
-03/22/13   Budget "Sequestration" and Selected Program Exemptions and Special Rules  [393 Kb]
-02/19/13   Congressional Authority to Limit Military Operations  [494 Kb]
-04/05/13   Congressional Authority to Regulate Firearms: A Legal Overview  [258 Kb]
-05/30/13   Congressional Gold Medals, 1776-2012  [442 Kb]
-01/31/13   Congressional Redistricting and the Voting Rights Act: A Legal Overview  [255 Kb]
-05/09/13   The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2014 and Beyond  [386 Kb]
-02/13/13   Filling U.S. Senate Vacancies: perspectives and Contemporary Developments  [291 Kb]
-01/25/13   First-Term Members of the House of Representatives and Senate, 64th - 113th Congresses  [305 Kb]
-01/04/13   The "Fiscal Cliff" and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012  [334 Kb]
-07/01/13   Membership of the 113th Congress: A Profile  [283 Kb]
-02/28/13   Membership of the 113th Congress: A Profile  [283 Kb]
-09/18/13   The National Voter Registration Act of 1993: History, Implementation, and Effects  [508 Kb]
-03/04/13   Party Leaders in the United States Congress, 1789-2013  [427 Kb]
-01/08/14   Proposals to Eliminate Public Financing of Presidential Campaigns  [228 Kb]
-12/09/13   Proposals to Eliminate Public Financing of Presidential Campaigns  [234 Kb]
-05/10/13   Proposals to Eliminate Public Financing of Presidential Campaigns  [223 Kb]
-01/04/13   Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential Effects on Government Operations  [371 Kb]
-09/19/13   Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential Effects on Government Operations  [399 Kb]
-06/07/13   Recess Appointments: Frequently Asked Questions  [279 Kb]
-06/11/13   Recess Appointments Made by President Barack Obama  [335 Kb]
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-04/22/13   Regular Vetoes and Pocket Vetoes: An Overview  [233 Kb]
-04/10/13   Sensitive Covert Action Notifications: Oversight Options for Congress  [223 Kb]
-02/27/13   Sequestration as a Budget Enforcement Process: Frequently Asked Questions  [251 Kb]
-09/25/13   Shutdown of the Federal Government: Causes, Processes, and Effects  [387 Kb]
-06/04/13   Social Security: The Trust Fund  [323 Kb]
-01/04/13   Speakers of the House: Elections, 1913-2013  [261 Kb]
-06/23/14   The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress  [437 Kb]
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-09/20/13   The State of the Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress  [414 Kb]
-04/04/13   Super PACs in Federal Elections: Overview and Issues for Congress  [529 Kb]
-07/01/14   The Voting Rights Act of 1965: Background and Overview  [398 Kb]
-04/15/13   Why Certain Trade Agreements Are Approved as Congressional-Executive Agreements  [224 Kb]
-09/26/13   Women in the United States Congress: Historical Overview, Tables, and Discussion  [526 Kb]
-09/26/13   Women in the United States Congress: Historical Overview, Tables, and Discussionn the United States Congress, 1917-2013: Biographical and Committee Assignment Information, and Listings by State and Congress  [652 Kb]

U.S. Politics and Government - 2001 - 2012
-10/05/12   2012-2013 Presidential Election Period: National Security Considerations and Options  [472 Kb]
-04/27/09   The 2010 Decennial Census: Background and Issues
-04/21/08   2008-2009 Presidential Transition: National Security Considerations and Options  [265 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/23/05   9/11 Commission Recommendations: The Senate Confirmation Process for Presidential Nominees -- Updated
-04/23/07   Access to Government Information in the United States -- Updated
-01/07/05   Access to Government Information in the United States -- Updated
-11/26/12   African American Members of the United States Congress: 1870-2012  [536 Kb]
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-02/02/10   African American Members of the United States Congress: 1870-2009  [416 Kb]
-01/22/01   American National Government: An Overview -- Updated
-01/08/10   Arms Sales: Congressional Review Process
-02/01/10   Asian Pacific Americans in the United States Congress  [208 Kb]
-02/07/08   Automated Political Telephone Calls ("Robo Calls") in Federal Campaigns: Overview and Policy Options  [157 Kb]  -- NEW!
-08/03/11   A Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Background and Congressional Options  [423 Kb]
-07/08/11   A Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Background and Congressional Options  [419 Kb]
-11/26/12   Baselines and Scorekeeping in the Federal Budget Process  [163 Kb]
-11/26/12   Basic Federal Budgeting Terminology  [156 Kb]
-09/28/10   Beginning and End of the Terms of United States Senators Chosen to Fill Senate Vacancies  [134 Kb]
-01/09/05   Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002: Summary and Comparison with Previous Law -- Updated
-08/04/05   Black Members of the United States Congress: 1870 - 2005 -- Updated
-11/09/12   The Budget Control Act of 2011: Budgetary Effects of Proposals to Replace the FY2013 Sequester  [277 Kb]
-09/11/08   The Budget for Fiscal Year 2009  [444 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/30/08   The Budget for Fiscal Year 2009  [441 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/30/08   The Budget for Fiscal Year 2009  [374 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/19/08   The Budget for Fiscal Year 2009  [368 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/12/07   The Budget for Fiscal Year 2008 -- NEW!
-05/24/03   Budget for Fiscal Year 2004 Updated.
-01/10/03   Budget for Fiscal Year 2003 Updated.
-11/26/12   Budget Reconciliation Legislation: Development and Consideration  [157 Kb]
-11/01/05   Budget Reconciliation Legislation in 2005 -- NEW!
-08/10/05   The Budget Reconciliation Process: House and Senate Procedures -- NEW!
-03/27/09   The Budget Resolution and Spending Legislation
-08/09/12   Budget "Sequestration" and Selected Program Exemptions and Special Rules  [334 Kb]
-09/04/08   Bush Administration Policy Regarding Congressionally Originated Earmarks: An Overview  [197 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/20/07   Campaign Finance: An Overview  [139 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/10/05   Campaign Finance: Constitutional and Legal Issues of Soft Money -- Updated
-07/17/08   Campaign Finance Law and the Constitutionality of the "Millionaire's Amendment": An Analysis of Davis v. Federal Election Commission  [71 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/14/08   Campaign Finance: Legislative Developments and Policy Issues in the 110th Congress  [192 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/01/10   Campaign Finance Policy After Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission: Issues and Options for Congress
-01/29/09   Campaign Finance: Potential Legislative and Policy Issues for the 111th Congress
-09/20/05   Campaign Finance Reform: Regulating Political Communications on the Internet -- NEW!
-01/05/05   Campaign Financing -- Updated
-04/05/05   Changing Senate Rules: The "Constitutional" or "Nuclear" Option -- Updated
-04/14/08   Churches and Campaign Activity: Analysis Under Tax and Campaign Finance Laws  [117 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/11/11   Committee Types and Roles  [99 Kb]
-09/20/05   Congress and the Courts: Current Policy Issues -- NEW!
-10/22/08   Congress and U.S. Policy on North Korean Human Rights and Refugees: Recent Legislation and Implementation  [73 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/15/09   Congress as a Consumer of Intelligence Information
-12/02/08   The Congressional Appropriations Process: An Introduction
-05/16/05   Congressional Authority Over the Federal Courts -- NEW!
-12/08/06   The Congressional Appropriations Process: An Introduction -- Updated
-08/22/11   The Congressional Budget Process: A Brief Overview  [310 Kb]
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-01/28/04   The Congressional Budget Process: A Brief Overview -- Updated
-04/24/07   Congressional Authority to Limit U.S. Military Operations in Iraq -- Updated
-04/04/11   Congressional Budget Resolutions: Historical Information  [315 Kb]
-01/29/10   Congressional Budget Resolutions: Historical Information
-12/19/08   Congressional Commissions: Overview, Structure, and Legislative Considerations
-02/17/05   Congressional Gold Medals, 1776-2005 -- Updated
-02/22/10   Congressional Oversight: An Overview  [210 Kb]
-05/14/12   Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Current Structure and Alternatives  [412 Kb]
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-02/15/07   Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Current Structure and Alternatives -- Updated
-04/02/13   Congressional Redistricting and the Voting Rights Act: A Legal Overview  [258 Kb]
-03/19/08   The Congressional Research Service and the American Legislative Process  [104 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/20/10   Constitutionality of Excluding Aliens from the Census for Apportionment and Redistricting Purposes
-12/06/04   Constitutionality of a Senate Filibuster of a Judicial Nomination -- Updated
-05/19/08   The Constitutionality of Requiring Photo Identification for Voting: An Analysis of Crawford v. Marion County Election Board  [73 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/18/12   Contemporary Developments in Presidential Elections  [677 Kb]
-01/09/12   Contemporary Developments in Presidential Elections  [681 Kb]
-11/30/04   Continuing Appropriations Acts: Brief Overview of Recent Practices -- Updated
-01/07/05   Continuity of Government: Current Federal Arrangements and the Future -- Updated
-11/08/04   Continuity of Operations (COOP) in the Executive Branch: Background and Issues for Congress -- Updated
-04/13/07   Coordinated Party Expenditures in Federal Elections: An Overview -- NEW!
-06/22/05   The Corporation for Public Broadcasting: Federal Funding Facts and Status -- Updated
-11/30/12   Counting Electoral Votes: An Overview of Procedures at the Joint Session, Including Objections by Members of Congress  [232 Kb]
-12/08/08   Counting Electoral Votes: An Overview of Procedures at the Joint Session, Including Objections by Members of Congress
-07/30/02   Creation of Executive Departments: Highlights from the Legislative History of Modern Precedents Updated.
-07/15/11   Cuba: Issues for the 112th Congress  [747 Kb]
-10/09/09   The Debate Over Selected Presidential Assistants and Advisors: Appointment, Accountability, and Congressional Oversight
-07/28/11   The Debt Limit: CRS Experts  [180 Kb]
-12/27/12   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [1286 Kb]
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-01/28/10   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases
-03/08/07   Declarations of War and Authorizations for the Use of Military Force: Historical Background and Legal Implications -- Updated
-01/06/11   Delegates to the U.S. Congress: History and Current Status  [203 Kb]
-12/14/05   The Direct Recording Electronic Voting Machine (DRE) Controversy: FAQs and Misperceptions -- NEW!
-04/17/08   Director of National Intelligence Statutory Authorities: Status and Proposals  [108 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/25/05   Disaster Response and Appointment of a Recovery Czar: The Executive Branch's Response to the Flood of 1927 -- NEW!
-11/04/03   Election Reform and Electronic Voting Systems (DREs): Analysis of Security Issues -- NEW!
-02/07/08   Election Reform and Local Election Officials: Results of Two National Surveys  [395 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/28/07   Election Reform: Issues and Legislative Proposals in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-02/04/05   Elections Reform: Overview and Issues -- Updated
-11/05/04   The Electoral College: An Overview and Analysis of Reform Proposals -- Updated
-10/22/12   The Electoral College: How It Works in Contemporary Presidential Elections  [422 Kb]
-09/28/04   The Electoral College: How It Works in Contemporary Presidential Elections -- NEW!
-11/04/09   Electoral College Reform: 111th Congress Proposals and Other Current Developments
-03/12/07   The Electoral College: Reform Proposals in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-06/30/05   The Electoral College: Reform Proposals in the 108th Congress -- Updated
-07/02/02   Electronic Congress: Proposals and Issues Updated.
-11/26/12   Entitlements and Appropriated Entitlements in the Federal Budget Process  [170 Kb]
-03/29/05   Evolution of the Senate's Role in the Nomination and Confirmation Process: A Brief History -- Updated
-07/14/04   Executive Branch Power to Postpone Elections -- NEW!
-09/16/08   Executive Branch Reorganization and Management Initiatives: A Brief Overview  [147 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/17/02   Executive Branch Reorganizations and Management Initiatives -- Updated
-07/27/12   The Executive Budget Process: An Overview  [267 Kb]
-03/17/08   The Executive Office of the President: An Historical Overview  [179 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/17/08   The FCC's Broadcast Media Ownership Rules  [159 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/13/07   FCC Media Ownership Rules: Current Status and Issues for Congress -- Updated
-04/16/09   Federal Advisory Committees: An Overview
-03/20/07   Federal Advisory Committees: A Primer -- Updated
-12/31/09   The Federal Budget: Current and Upcoming Issues
-11/25/09   The Federal Budget: Current and Upcoming Issues
-12/10/08   The Federal Budget: Current and Upcoming Issues
-03/27/12   The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2013 and Beyond  [349 Kb]
-10/13/11   The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2011, FY2012, and Beyond  [361 Kb]
-04/29/11   The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2011, FY2012, and Beyond  [259 Kb]
-03/11/11   The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2011, FY2012, and Beyond  [260 Kb]
-01/16/09   Federal Budget Process Reform in the 111th Congress: A Brief Overview
-01/21/09   A Federal Chief Technology Officer in the Obama Administration: Options and Issues for Consideration
-05/14/09   The Federal Communications Commission: Current Structure and Its Role in the Changing Telecommunications Landscape
-08/22/08   Federal Funding of Presidential Nominating Conventions: Overview and Policy Options  [124 Kb]  -- NEW!
-06/17/05   Federalism, State Sovereignty and the Constitution: Basis and Limits of Congressional Power -- Updated
-08/21/09   Filling U.S. Senate Vacancies: Perspectives and Contemporary Developments
-11/08/10   The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the House Floor  [153 Kb]
-10/31/08   The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the House Floor  [115 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/01/04   The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the House Floor -- Updated
-10/29/08   The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the Senate Floor  [70 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/26/05   Flood Risk Management: Federal Role in Infrastructure -- NEW!
-08/22/08   Former Presidents: Pensions, Office Allowances, and Other Federal Benefits  [133 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/25/05   Freedom of Information Act Amendments: 109th Congress -- Updated
-09/13/10   The Freedom of Information Act and Nondisclosure Provisions in Other Federal Laws  [189 Kb]
-09/09/08   Freedom of Speech and Press: Exceptions to the First Amendment  [236 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/16/05   Freshmen in the House of Representatives and Senate by Political Party: 1913-2005 -- Updated
-06/23/10   From Solicitor General to Supreme Court Nominee: Responsibilities, History, and the Nomination of Elena Kagan  [229 Kb]
-03/22/11   FY2012 Budget Documents: Internet and GPO Availability  [137 Kb]
-03/08/10   FY2011 Budget Documents: Internet and GPO Availability  [125 Kb]
-06/17/10   The FY2011 Federal Budget  [292 Kb]
-03/09/10   The FY2011 Federal Budget  [260 Kb]
-02/13/07   FY2008 Budget Documents: Internet Access and GPO Availability -- NEW!
-03/18/11   "Gang of Four" Congressional Intelligence Notifications  [154 Kb]
-07/03/08   GAO: Government Accountability Office and General Accounting Office  [187 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/16/12   Gifts to the President of the United States  [190 Kb]
-11/14/12   Government Transparency and Secrecy: An Examination of Meaning and Its Use in the Executive Branch  [450 Kb]
-03/31/04   A Guide to Major Congressional and Presidential Awards -- Updated
-06/27/11   The Help America Vote Act and Elections Reform: Overview and Issues  [202 Kb]
-01/13/11   The Help America Vote Act and Elections Reform: Overview and Issues  [188 Kb]
-01/13/11   House Apportionment 2010: States Gaining, Losing, and on the Margin  [168 Kb]
-10/05/10   House Committee Chairs: Considerations, Decisions, and Actions as One Congress Ends and a New Congress Begins  [267 Kb]
-04/10/04   House Committee Organization and Process: A Brief Overview -- Updated
-08/26/10   The House of Representatives Apportionment Formula: An Analysis of Proposals for Change and Their Impact on States  [276 Kb]
-04/25/05   House Select Committee on Intelligence: Leadership and Assignment Limitations -- NEW!
-01/11/05   How Measures Are Brought to the House Floor: A Brief Introduction -- Updated
-11/06/12   Hurricane Sandy and the 2012 Election: Fact Sheet  [217 Kb]
-04/08/10   Impeachment: An Overview of Constitutional Provisions, Procedure, and Practice  [352 Kb]
-06/22/09   Impeachment: An Overview of Constitutional Provisions, Procedure, and Practice
-12/17/12   Inauguration Security: Operations, Appropriations, and Issues for Congress  [308 Kb]
-12/15/06   Incapacity of a Member of the Senate -- NEW!
-01/06/11   Intelligence Estimates: How Useful to Congress?  [200 Kb]
-12/03/12   Introduction to the Federal Budget Process  [375 Kb]
-11/30/12   Introduction to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress  [291 Kb]
-12/09/05   Judge Samuel Alito's Opinions in Freedom of Speech Cases -- NEW!
-06/19/09   Judge Sonia Sotomayor: Analysis of Selected Opinions
-09/24/10   Leaving Congress: House of Representatives and Senate Departures Data Since 1989  [131 Kb]
-03/08/10   Legislative Options After Citizens United v. FEC: Constitutional and Legal Issues  [339 Kb]
-04/22/11   Lobbying Registration and Disclosures: Before and After the Enactment of the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007  [218 Kb]
-10/31/11   Lobbying the Executive Branch: Current Practices and Options for Change  [331 Kb]
-12/06/10   Lobbying the Executive Branch: Current Practices and Options for Change  [231 Kb]
-12/01/09   Lobbying the Executive Branch: Current Practices and Options for Change
-08/10/12   Major Fiscal Issues Before Congress in FY2013  [337 Kb]
-11/26/12   Membership of the 112th Congress: A Profile  [238 Kb]
-08/01/12   Membership of the 112th Congress: A Profile  [225 Kb]
-09/20/11   Membership of the 112th Congress: A Profile  [225 Kb]
-08/04/11   Membership of the 112th Congress: A Profile  [149 Kb]
-06/21/11   Membership of the 112th Congress: A Profile  [225 Kb]
-06/01/11   Membership of the 112th Congress: A Profile  [148 Kb]
-05/09/11   Membership of the 112th Congress: A Profile  [149 Kb]
-03/01/11   Membership of the 112th Congress: A Profile  [148 Kb]
-02/04/10   Membership of the 111th Congress: A Profile  [136 Kb]
-12/31/08   Membership of the 111th Congress: A Profile
-05/20/08   Membership of the 110th Congress: A Profile  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/31/05   Membership of the 109th Congress: A Profile -- Updated
-09/01/04   Membership of the 108th Congress: A Profile -- Updated
-06/08/09   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment
-03/31/09   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment
-02/06/09   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment
-12/05/08   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment
-04/21/08   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment -- Updated
-01/28/11   The Obama Administration's Open Government Initiative: Issues for Congress  [367 Kb]
-12/16/08   Organizing the U.S. Government for National Security: Overview of the Interagency Reform Debates
-04/18/08   Organizing the U.S. Government for National Security: Overview of the Interagency Reform Debates  [133 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/26/12   Overview of the Authorization-Appropriations Process  [164 Kb]
-05/11/11   Overview of the Federal Debt  [2386 Kb]
-01/07/09   An Overview of the Presidential Pardoning Power
-02/15/11   Party Leaders in the House: Election, Duties, and Responsibilities  [109 Kb]
-10/05/01   Party Leaders in the House: Election, Duties, and Responsibilities -- New!
-02/11/11   Party Leaders in the United States Congress, 1789-2011  [325 Kb]
-11/25/08   Party Leaders in the United States Congress, 1789-2009
-04/30/09   Passports: Current Regulations
-08/29/12   Political Ads: Issue Advocacy or Campaign Activity Under the Tax Code?  [227 Kb]
-05/12/10   Post-Employment, "Revolving Door," Laws for Federal Personnel  [189 Kb]
-10/04/04   Postponement and Rescheduling of Elections to Federal Office -- NEW!
-11/26/08   The President-Elect: Succession and Disability Issues During the Transition Period
-07/16/08   Presidential Advisers' Testimony Before Congressional Committees  [187 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/10/07   Presidential Advisers' Testimony Before Congressional Committees: An Overview -- Updated
-03/18/08   Presidential Appointee Positions Requiring Senate Confirmation and Committees Handling Nominations  [214 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/21/08   Presidential Claims of Executive Privilege: History, Law, Practice and Recent Developments  [241 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/16/08   Presidential Claims of Executive Privilege: History, Law, Practice and Recent Developments  [212 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/23/07   Presidential Directives: Background and Overview -- Updated
-12/01/10   The Presidential Libraries Act and the Establishment of Presidential Libraries  [299 Kb]
-11/26/08   Presidential Libraries: The Federal System and Related Legislation
-05/14/12   Presidential Nominating Process and the National Party Conventions, 2012: Frequently Asked Questions  [404 Kb]
-01/27/12   Presidential Nominating Process: Current Issues  [304 Kb]
-12/30/11   Presidential Nominating Process: Current Issues  [303 Kb]
-10/25/11   Presidential Nominating Process: Current Issues  [303 Kb]
-09/20/11   Presidential Nominating Process: Current Issues  [295 Kb]
-10/13/11   Presidential Nominating Process: Current Issues  [300 Kb]
-04/11/08   Presidential Nominating Process: Current Issues  [102 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/17/09   Presidential Records: Issues for the 111th Congress
-09/20/06   Presidential Signing Statements: Constitutional and Institutional Implications -- NEW!
-10/03/08   Presidential Succession: Perspectives, Contemporary Analysis, and 110th Congress Proposed Legislation  [177 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/19/09   Presidential Terms and Tenure: Perspectives and Proposals for Change
-12/17/12   Presidential Transition Act: Provisions and Funding  [230 Kb]
-10/30/08   Presidential Transition Act: Provisions and Funding  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/03/08   Presidential Transitions  [213 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/11/08   Presidential Transitions  [209 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/25/08   Presidential Transitions: Issues Involving Outgoing and Incoming Administrations
-10/23/08   Presidential Transitions: Issues Involving Outgoing and Incoming Administrations  [204 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/06/09   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy: Issues for Congress
-12/24/08   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy: Issues for Congress
-11/10/08   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy: Issues for Congress
-11/26/12   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP): Issues for Congress  [677 Kb]
-12/17/12   The President's State of the Union Address: Tradition, Function, and Policy Implications  [329 Kb]
-11/17/10   The President's State of the Union Address: Tradition, Function, and Policy Implications  [207 Kb]
-01/12/09   The President's State of the Union Address: Tradition, Function, and Policy Implications
-05/24/05   Public Relations and Propaganda: Restrictions on Executive Agency Activities -- Updated
-06/23/10   Questioning Supreme Court Nominees About Their Views on Legal or Consitutional Issues: A Recurring Issue  [286 Kb]
-06/03/11   Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential Effects on Government Operations  [265 Kb]
-04/27/11   Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential Effects on Government Operations  [250 Kb]
-07/26/05   Recess Appointments: A Legal Overview -- NEW!
-11/03/08   Recess Appointments Made by President George W. Bush, January 20, 2001- October 31, 2008
-05/13/11   Reducing the Budget Deficit: The President's Fiscal Commission and Other Initiatives  [271 Kb]
-04/29/11   Reducing the Budget Deficit: The President's Fiscal Commission and Other Initiatives  [270 Kb]
-02/17/12   Representatives and Senators: Trends in Member Characteristics Since 1945  [642 Kb]
-04/09/10   The Role of the Senate in Judicial Impeachment Proceedings: Procedure, Practice, and Data  [433 Kb]
-11/04/10   Roles and Duties of a Member of Congress  [189 Kb]
-02/02/07   Rules and Practices Governing the Selection of House Officers -- NEW!
-10/21/04   Secret Sessions of Congress: A Brief Historical Overview -- Updated
-11/18/08   Senate Committee Party ratios: 94th-110th Congresses
-12/01/08   Senate Confirmation Process: A Brief Overview
-03/27/08   Senate Confirmation Process: A Brief Overview  [56 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/04/03   Senate Confirmation Process: An Overview -- Updated
-05/08/09   Senate Consideration of Presidential Nominations: Committee and Floor Procedures
-02/13/07   Sharing Law Enforcement and Intelligence Information: The Congressional Role -- NEW!
-09/27/10   Shutdown of the Federal Government: Causes, Processes, and Effects  [170 Kb]
-02/03/10   Social Networking and Constituent Communications: Member Use of Twitter During a Two-Month Period in the 111th Congress
-11/28/12   Social Security Reform: Current Issues and Legislation  [460 Kb]
-03/15/02   Soft and Hard Money in Contemporary Elections: What Federal Law Does and Does Not Regulate Updated.
-02/11/11   The Speaker of the House: House Officer, Party Leader, and Representative  [195 Kb]
-01/06/11   Speakers of the House: Elections, 1913-2011  [161 Kb]
-04/21/10   Speed of Presidential and Senate Actions on Supreme Court Nominations, 1900-2010  [470 Kb]
-05/29/09   Speed of Presidential and Senate Actions on Supreme Court Nominations, 1900-2009
-09/22/04   State Election Laws: Overview of Statutes Regarding Emergency Election Postmponement Within the State -- NEW!
-12/03/12   State Government Fiscal Stress and Federal Assistance  [396 Kb]
-11/17/11   The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress  [586 Kb]
-07/18/11   The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress  [445 Kb]
-06/07/11   The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress  [363 Kb]
-04/29/11   The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress  [358 Kb]
-12/21/10   The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress  [347 Kb]
-05/17/12   Submission of the President's Budget in Transition Years  [242 Kb]
-09/15/08   Submission of the President's Budget in Transition Years  [69 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/02/11   "Super PACS" in Federal Elections: Overview and Issues for Congress  [444 Kb]
-02/19/10   Supreme Court Appointment Process: Roles of the President, Judiciary Committee, and Senate  [639 Kb]
-05/06/09   Supreme Court Appointment Process: Roles of the President, Judiciary Committee, and Senate
-07/06/05   Supreme Court Appointment Process: Roles of the President, Judiciary Committee, and Senate -- Updated
-09/09/09   Supreme Court Justices: Demographic Characteristics, Professional Experience, and Legal Education, 1789-2009
-06/05/09   Supreme Court Nominations: Senate Floor Procedure and Practice, 1789-2009
-05/13/09   Supreme Court Nominations, 1789-2009: Actions by Senate, the Judiciary Committee, and the President
-06/03/11   Syria: Issues for the 112th Congress and Background and U.S. Sanctions  [416 Kb]
-06/21/11   Syria: Issues for the 112th Congress and Background on U.S. Sanctions  [426 Kb]
-02/28/07   Tracking Current Federal Legislation and Regulations: A Guide to Resources -- NEW!
-04/07/11   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy  [292 Kb]
-09/19/08   The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act: Background and Issues  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/04/12   The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act: Overview and Issues  [290 Kb]
-05/29/09   The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act: Overview and Issues
-02/22/07   U.S. Attorneys Who Have Served Less than Full Four-Year Terms, 1981-2006 -- NEW!
-12/30/10   The U.S. Congress and the European Parliament: Evolving Transatlantic Legislative Cooperation  [326 Kb]
-04/30/07   Veto Override Procedure in the House and Senate -- NEW!
-03/07/05   Voting in the Senate: Forms and Requirements -- Updated
-06/12/08   The Voting Rights Act of 1965, As Amended: Its History and Current Issues  [290 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/10/08   The War Powers Resolution: After Thirty-Four Years  [408 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/25/11   War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance  [235 Kb]
-09/23/10   War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance  [219 Kb]
-03/12/07   The Whistleblower Protection Act: An Overview -- NEW!
-11/26/12   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2012  [674 Kb]
-01/27/12   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2012  [661 Kb]
-09/27/11   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2011  [663 Kb]
-08/12/11   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2011  [663 Kb]
-03/18/11   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2011  [597 Kb]
-02/24/11   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2011  [597 Kb]
-12/23/09   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2009  [604 Kb]
-06/21/05   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2005 -- Updated
-12/14/12   The Sustainability of the Federal Budget Deficit: Market Confidence and Economic Effects  [324 Kb]

U.S. Society and Culture
-02/03/11   The 2010 Decennial Census: Background and Issues  [280 Kb]
-12/12/05   California's San Joaquin Valley: A Region in Transition -- NEW!
-03/31/11   The Changing Demographic Profile of the United States  [550 Kb]
-11/17/04   Commemorative Observances: A Chronological List -- Updated
-02/05/13   The Corporation for Public Broadcasting: Federal Funding and Issues  [267 Kb]
-12/13/06   FCC Media Ownership Rules: Current Status and Issues for Congress -- Updated
-04/28/08   Foreign Students in the United States: Policies and Legislation  [183 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/08/06   Foreign Students in the United States: Policies and Legislation -- Updated
-05/06/05   Gun Legislation in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-06/04/13   Heritage Areas: Background, Proposals, and Current Issues  [310 Kb]
-05/31/05   Homelessness: Recent Statistics, Targeted Federal Programs, and Recent Legislation -- Updated
-03/08/05   Journalist's Privilege to Withhold Information in Judicial and Other Proceedings: State Shield Statutes -- NEW!
-09/24/13   Medal of Honor Recipients: 1979-2013  [474 Kb]
-05/21/08   Memorials: Creating National, State, and Local Memorials  [67 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/08   The MS-13 and 18th Street Gangs: Emerging Transnational Gang Threats?  [156 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/25/13   National Park System: Establishing New Units  [233 Kb]
-01/22/09   Proposed Funding for Education in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
-12/21/06   Regulation of Broadcast Indecency: Background and Legal Analysis -- Updated
-05/11/05   Social Security Benefits for Noncitizens: Current Policy and Legislation -- Updated
-03/03/05   Social Security: Brief Facts and Statistics -- Updated
-03/23/05   Social Security Reform: Legal Analysis of Social Security Benefit Entitlement Issues -- Updated
-01/18/11   The U.S. Foreign-Born Population: Trends and Selected Characteristics  [398 Kb]
-11/09/06   U.S. International Borders: Brief Facts -- Updated
-07/08/09   The U.S. Newspaper Industry in Transition