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U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

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
-09/18/08   Peacekeeping/Stabilization and Conflict Transitions: Background and Congressional Action on the Civilian Response/Reserve Corps and Other Civilian Stabilization and Reconstruction Capabilities  [175 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/16/08   Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Current Structure and Alternatives  [190 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/12/08   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [605 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/12/08   The Reliable Replacement Warhead Program: Background and Current Developments  [307 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/11/08   Navy Role in Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) - Background and Issues for Congress  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/10/08   Enemy Combatant Detainees: Habeas Corpus Challenges in Federal Court  [333 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/08/08   Boumediene v. Bush: Guantanamo Detainees' Right to Habeas Corpus  [113 Kb]  -- Updated
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-09/03/08   The Manhattan Project, the Apollo Program, and Federal Energy Technology R&D Programs: A Comparative Analysis  [111 Kb]  -- NEW!
-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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-07/31/08   Suits Against Terrorist States by Victims of Terrorism  [533 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/31/08   The U.S. Secret Service: An Examination and Analysis of Its Evolving Missions  [249 Kb]  -- NEW!
-07/30/08   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress  [233 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/29/08   Enemy Combatant Detainees: Habeas Corpus Challenges in Federal Court  [329 Kb]  -- Updated
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-07/28/08   National Security Strategy: Legislative Mandates, Execution to Date, and Considerations for Congress  [165 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/24/08   Costs of Major U.S. Wars  [69 Kb]  -- NEW!
-07/24/08   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe  [153 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/24/08   U.S. Forces in Iraq  [69 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/23/08   Department of Defense Fuel Costs in Iraq  [79 Kb]  -- NEW!
-07/23/08   The Reliable Replacement Warhead Program: Background and Current Developments  [304 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/22/08   NATO's Prague Capabilities Committment  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/21/08   FY2009 National Defense Authorization Act: Selected Military Personnel Policy Issues  [142 Kb]  -- NEW!
-07/21/08   German Foreign and Security Policy: Trends and Transatlantic Implications  [272 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/16/08   The Global Nuclear Detection Architecture: Issues for Congress  [216 Kb]  -- NEW!
-07/15/08   U.S. Forces in Afghanistan  [69 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/14/08   The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations since 9/11  [334 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/11/08   U.S. - Iraq Strategic Framework and Status of Forces Agreement: Congressional Response  [157 Kb]  -- NEW!
-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!
-06/27/08   Satellite Surveillance: Domestic Issues  [183 Kb]  -- Updated
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-06/23/08   The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11  [329 Kb]  -- Updated
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-06/16/08   Boumediene v. Bush: Guantanamo Detainees' Right to Habeas Corpus  [112 Kb]  -- NEW!
-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
-05/14/08   American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics  [165 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/13/08   Border Security: Barriers Along the U.S. International Border  [729 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
-05/09/08   U.S. Forces in Afghanistan  [66 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/08/08   Second FY2008 Supplemental Appropriations for Military Operations, International Affairs, and Other Purposes  [200 Kb]  -- Updated
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-05/07/08   Department of Defense "Section 1207" Security and Stabilization Assistance: A Fact Sheet  [61 Kb]  -- NEW!
-05/06/08   Defense Contracting in Iraq: Issues and Options for Congress -- Updated
-05/06/08   Homeland Security Department: FY2009 Request for Appropriations -- NEW!
-05/06/08   NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance  [304 Kb]  -- Updated
-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
-04/17/08   Director of National Intelligence Statutory Authorities: Status and Proposals  [108 Kb]  -- Updated
-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
-04/09/08   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [337 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/09/08   Avatars, Virtual Reality Technology, and the U.S. Military: Emerging Policy Issues  [70 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/07/08   U.S. Forces in Iraq  [69 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/04/08   China's Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilites - Background and Issues for Congress  [517 Kb]  -- Updated
-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
-04/01/08   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [166 Kb]  -- Updated
-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.