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2007 Reports

December
-12/28/07   Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY2008: Brief Overview  [106 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/28/07   Kosovo's Future Status and U.S. Policy  [69 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/28/07   U.S. Foreign Assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean: FY2006-FY2008  [214 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/27/07   Obstruction of Congress: a Brief Overview of Federal Law Relating to Interference with Congressional Activities -- NEW!
-12/27/07   Obstruction of Justice: an Overview of Some of the Federal Statutes that Prohibit Interference with Judicial, Executive, or Legislative Activities -- NEW!
-12/26/07   Democracy Promotion: Cornerstone of U.S. Foreign Policy?  [202 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/26/07   Iran's Activities and Influence in Iraq  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/26/07   Iraq: Foreign Contributions to Stabilization and Reconstruction  [184 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/21/07   Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007: A Summary of Major Provision  [151 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/21/07   Israeli-Arab Negotiations: Background, Conflicts, and U.S. Policy  [309 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/20/07   Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade  [249 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/20/07   U.S. Arms Sales: Agreements with and Deliveries to Major Clients, 1999-2006 -- NEW!
-12/19/07   Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Political Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests  [243 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/19/07   FY2008 Supplemental Appropriations for Global War on Terror Military Operations, International Affairs, and Other Purposes  [197 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/19/07   How Long Can the Defense Department Finance FY2008 Operations in Advance of Supplemental Appropriations?  [148 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/19/07   India-U.S. Relations  [489 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/18/07   Intelligence Issues for Congress -- Updated
-12/18/07   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security  [431 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/18/07   The Reliable Replacement Warhead Program: Background and Current Developments  [273 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/17/07   Suits Against Terrorist States By Victims of Terrorism -- Updated
-12/14/07   Burma: Economic Sanctions  [65 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/14/07   China's Space Program: Options for U.S.-China Cooperation  [74 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/14/07   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2008 Appropriations  [278 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/14/07   The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act: A Brief Overview of Selected Issues  [130 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/13/07   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues  [304 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/13/07   Defense: FY2008 Authorization and Appropriations  [520 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/12/07   Egypt: Background and U.S. Relations  [251 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/12/07   Iraq: Government Formation and Benchmarks  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/12/07   The U.S.-Australia Treaty on Defense Trade Cooperation  [71 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/12/07   U.S. Immigration Policy on Temporary Admissions  [221 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/12/07   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress -- Updated
-12/11/07   North American Oil Sands: History of Development, Prospects for the Future  [1003 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/11/07   North Korea: Terrorism List Removal?  [145 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/10/07   Foreign Students in the United States: Policies and Legislation  [166 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/10/07   Russia's December 2007 Legislative Action: Outcome and Implications  [73 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/07/07   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa -- Updated
-12/07/07   FY2008 Emergency Supplemental Request for International Affairs  [126 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/07/07   Iraq and Al Qaeda -- Updated
-12/07/07   Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process: The Annapolis Conference  [73 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/06/07   Afghanistan: Narcotics and U.S. Policy  [565 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/05/07   China's 17th Communist Party Congress, 2007: Leadership and Policy Implications  [77 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/05/07   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses -- Updated
-12/05/07   Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Issues for Congress  [161 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/05/07   State Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Comparison and Analysis  [197 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/03/07   Nuclear Warheads: The Reliable Replacement Warhead Program and the Life Extension Program  [272 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/03/07   Selected Issues Related to an Expansion of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)  [162 Kb]  -- NEW!

November
-11/30/07   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security  [428 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/29/07   China's Currency: Economic Issues and Options for U.S. Trade Policy -- Updated
-11/29/07   Climate Change: Science Update 2007  [157 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/28/07   Defense: FY2008 Authorization and Appropriations -- Updated
-11/28/07   Nonproliferation and Threat Reduction Assistance: U.S. Programs in the Former Soviet Union -- Updated
-11/28/07   Strategic Airlift Modernization: Analysis of C-5 Modernization and C-17 Acquisition Issues -- NEW!
-11/27/07   Operation Iraqi Freedom and Detainee Issues: Major Votes from the 110th Congress  [135 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/27/07   Russian Energy Policy Toward Neighboring Countries  [426 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/26/07   Climate Change: Issues Underlying Negotiations at the Bali Conference of Parties  [110 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/26/07   Venezuela: Political Conditions and U.S. Policy -- Updated
-11/21/07   Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Iraq and Afghanistan: Effects and Countermeasures  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/21/07   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons: Latest Developments  [126 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/19/07   Trade Promotion Authority and Fast-Track Negotiating Authority for Trade Agreements: Major Votes  [76 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/16/07   Executive Order 13,438: Blocking Property of Certain Persons Who Threaten Stabilization Efforts in Iraq  [179 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/15/07   Botnets, Cybercrime, and Cyberterrorism: Vulnerabilities and Policy Issues for Congress -- Updated
-11/15/07   Defense Contracting in Iraq: Issues and Options for Congress -- Updated
-11/15/07   Iraq: Government Formation and Benchmarks  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/15/07   Weak and Failing States: Evolving Security Threats and U.S. Policy -- NEW!
-11/14/07   Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues -- Updated
-11/13/07   Medal of Honor Recipients: 1979-2007  [236 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/09/07   China-U.S. Relations: Current Issues and Implications for U.S. Policy  [265 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/09/07   The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11 -- Updated
-11/08/07   Iran's Activities and Influence in Iraq  [74 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/08/07   Iran's Ballistic Missile Programs: An Overview  [66 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/08/07   U.S. Arms Sales to Pakistan  [61 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/07/07   Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Political Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests  [242 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/07/07   Foreign Aid Reform: Issues for Congress and Policy Options  [201 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/07/07   Voluntary Carbon Offsets: Overview and Assessment  [118 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/06/07   Biofuels in the 2007 Energy and Farm Bills: A Side-by-Side Comparison  [238 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/06/07   National Special Security Events  [74 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/06/07   Pakistan's Political Crisis and State of Emergency  [107 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/06/07   U.S.-Peru Economic Relations and the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement  [150 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/02/07   Director of National Intelligence Statutory Authorities: Status and Proposals  [100 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/02/07   The Central African Republic  [62 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/02/07   The MS-13 and 18th Street Gangs: Emerging Transnational Gang Threats?  [156 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/01/07   Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy  [559 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/01/07   Managing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Policy Implications of Expanding Global Access to Nuclear Power  [567 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/01/07   National Strategy for Combating Terrorism: Background and Issues for Congress -- NEW!

October
-10/31/07   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security  [424 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/31/07   The U.N. Law of the Sea Convention and the United States: Developments Since October 2003  [74 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/30/07   The Law of Church and State: U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Since 2002  [125 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/29/07   Nuclear Weapons in U.S. National Security Policy: Past, Present, and Prospects -- NEW!
-10/29/07   Nuclear Weapons: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty  [321 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/29/07   The United States as a Net Debtor Nation: Overview of the International Investment Position  [118 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/25/07   Burma and Transnational Crime  [101 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/25/07   Iraq: Government Formation and Benchmarks  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/24/07   Foreign Direct Investment: Effects of a "Cheap" Dollar  [124 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/24/07   Kosovo and U.S. Policy: Background and Current Issues  [241 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/24/07   Presidential Nominating Process: Current Issues  [93 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/24/07   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2008 Appropriations  [279 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/23/07   Cuba's Political Succession: From Fidel to Raul Castro  [73 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/23/07   NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance  [287 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/22/07   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues  [303 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/22/07   Operation Iraqi Freedom and Detainee Issues: Major Votes from the 110th Congress -- Updated
-10/19/07   Clean Air Issues in the 110th Congress: Climate Change, Air Quality Standards, and Oversight  [288 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/19/07   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [160 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/18/07   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress -- Updated
-10/18/07   Journalists' Privilege: Overview of the Law and Legislation in the 109th and 110th Congresses -- Updated
-10/18/07   Pakistan-U.S. Relations -- Updated
-10/18/07   The United States as a Net Debtor Nation: Overview of the International Investment Position  [118 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/17/07   EU-U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude  [98 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/17/07   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/16/07   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [158 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/16/07   Mexico's Drug Cartels -- NEW!
-10/12/07   Immigration: Terrorist Grounds for Exclusion and Removal of Aliens  [147 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/12/07   Iran's Activities and Influence in Iraq  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/12/07   Renditions: Constraints Imposed by Laws on Torture  [190 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/12/07   The Iran Sanctions Act (ISA)  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/11/07   China's Economic Conditions  [200 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/11/07   Covert Action: Legislative Background and Possible Policy Questions -- Updated
-10/11/07   The Army's Future Combat System (FCS): Background and Issues for Congress -- Updated
-10/11/07   The U.S. Trade Deficit: Causes, Consequences, and Cures  [177 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/10/07   Burma Sanctions: Background and Options  [62 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/10/07   Iraq's Debt Relief: Procedure and Potential Implications for International Debt Relief  [130 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/10/07   Lebanon  [227 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/10/07   Qatar: Background and U.S. Relations  [891 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/10/07   U.S. Embassy in Iraq  [65 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/10/07   U.S.-China Counterterrorism Cooperation: Issues for U.S. Policy -- Updated
-10/09/07   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses  [471 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/09/07   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/05/07   The Bayh-Dole Act: Selected Issues in Patent Policy and the Commercialization of Technology  [181 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/04/07   Burma-U.S. Relations -- Updated
-10/04/07   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security  [420 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/03/07   China-U.S. Trade Issues  [197 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/03/07   Congressional Investigations of the Department of Justice, 1920-2007: History, Law, and Practice  [317 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/03/07   German Foreign and Security Policy: Trends and Transatlantic Implications  [272 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/03/07   Iraqi Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: A Deepening Humanitarian Crisis?  [138 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/03/07   U.S. Foods and Agricultural Imports: Safeguards and Selected Issues  [130 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/02/07   Air Quality: Multi-Pollutant Legislation in the 110th Congress  [107 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/02/07   India-U.S. Relations  [480 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/02/07   Iraq: Oil and Gas Legislation, Revenue Sharing, and U.S. Policy  [325 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/02/07   U.S. Trade Statutes: Expiration Dates and Mandated Periodic Reports to Congress  [128 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/01/07   China-U.S. Relations: Current Issues and Implications for U.S. Policy -- Updated

September
-09/28/07   Campaign Finance: Developments in the 110th Congress  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/28/07   Journalists' Privilege: Overview of the Law and Legislation in the 109th and 110th Congresses  [104 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/28/07   PEPFAR: From Emergency to Sustainability  [165 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/28/07   The Export Administration Act: Evolution, Provisions, and Debate -- Updated
-09/27/07   Ethanol and Other Biofuels: Potential for U.S.-Brazil Energy Cooperation  [170 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/27/07   Japan-U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress -- Updated
-09/27/07   The Military Commissions Act of 2006: Analysis of Procedural Rules and Comparison with Previous DOD Rules and Uniform Code of Military Justice  -- Updated
-09/26/07   Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1999-2006  [404 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/26/07   North Korean Refugees in China and Human Rights Issues: International Response and U.S. Policy Options -- NEW!
-09/26/07   Spyware: Background and Policy Issues for Congress  [98 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/25/07   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses  [468 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/25/07   Post War Iraq: Foreign Contributions to Training, Peacekeeping, and Reconstruction  [147 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/25/07   Taiwan: Recent Developments and U.S. Policy Choices  [158 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/24/07   Millennium Challenge Account  [220 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/24/07   Pandemic Influenza: An Analysis of State Preparedness and Response Plans  [188 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/21/07   Brazil's WTO Case Against U.S. Agricultural Support: A Brief Overview  [77 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/21/07   Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Legislation in the 110th Congress  [417 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/21/07   International Monetary Fund (IMF): Financial Reform and the Possible Sale of IMF Gold  [75 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/21/07   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security  [404 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/20/07   Foreign Students in the United States: Policies and Legislation  [136 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/20/07   Iraq: Government Formation and Benchmarks  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/19/07   Syria: U.S. Relations and Bilateral Issues -- Updated
-09/19/07   The Public Health and Medical Response to Disasters: Federal Authority and Funding  [218 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/18/07   The Reliable Replacement Warhead Program: Background and Current Developments -- Updated
-09/17/07   Defense: FY2008 Authorization and Appropriations -- Updated
-09/17/07   Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Global War on Terror: Selected Legislation from the 110th Congress  [148 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/17/07   Presidential Claims of Executive Privilege: History, Law, Practice and Recent Developments -- Updated
-09/17/07   Presidential Signing Statements: Constitutional and Institutional Implications -- Updated
-09/17/07   United Nations Peacekeeping: Issues for Congress  [245 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/17/07   United States System Funding: Congressional Issues  [264 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/14/07   Afghanistan: Narcotics and U.S. Policy -- Updated
-09/14/07   Saudi Arabia: Terrorist Financing Issues -- Updated
-09/12/07   Arms Sales: Congressional Review Process -- Updated
-09/12/07   FCC Media Ownership Rules: Current Status and Issues for Congress  [254 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/12/07   Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2007 -- Updated
-09/12/07   Iran's Influence in Iraq  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/12/07   Iraq: Regional Perspectives and U.S. Policy -- Updated
-09/12/07   U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions  [264 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/12/07   U.S. Trade and Investment Relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa: The African Growth and Opportunity Act and Beyond  [223 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/12/07   Yemen: Current Conditions and U.S. Relations  [239 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/11/07   Terrorism in Southeast Asia -- NEW!
-09/11/07   The FDA's Authority to Recall Products  [138 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/11/07   U.S. International HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Spending: FY2004-FY2008  [58 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/10/07   Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy -- Updated
-09/10/07   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Development and Diplomacy  [113 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/10/07   The National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility: Issues for Congress  [123 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/10/07   Turkey's 2007 Elections: Crisis of Identity and Power  [150 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/07/07   The Death Penalty: Capital Punishment Legislation in the 110th Congress  [207 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/07/07   The FY2008 National Defense Authorization Act: Selected Military Personnel Policy Issues  [130 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/06/07   Renewable Energy: Background and Issues for the 110th Congress  [207 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/06/07   U.S.-China Nuclear Cooperation Agreement -- Updated
-09/05/07   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses  [462 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/05/07   Iraqi Civilian Deaths Estimates  [152 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/05/07   U.S. Agricultural Trade: Trends, Composition, Direction, and Policy  [255 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/05/07   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues -- Updated
-09/04/07   Elections Reform: Overview and Issues  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/04/07   Food Safety: Selected Issues and Bills in the 110th Congress  [145 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/04/07   Iraq: Reconstruction Assistance  [225 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/04/07   The U.S. Farm Economy  [80 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/04/07   Venezuela: Political Conditions and U.S. Policy -- Updated

August
-08/31/07   India-U.S. Economic and Trade Relations  [419 Kb]  -- NEW!
-08/30/07   Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests  [332 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/30/07   Liberia's Post-War Recovery: Key Issues and Developments -- Updated
-08/29/07   Congress and the Internet: Highlights -- NEW!
-08/28/07   Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Iraq and Afghanistan: Effects and Countermeasures -- Updated
-08/28/07   International Food Aid and the 2007 Farm Bill  [139 Kb]  -- NEW!
-08/27/07   Climate Change: The EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) Gets Ready for Kyoto  [210 Kb]  -- NEW!
-08/24/07   Pakistan-U.S. Relations  [414 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/23/07   Diplomacy for the 21st Century: Transformational Diplomacy -- NEW!
-08/23/07   Immigration Reform: Brief Synthesis of Issue  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/23/07   P.L. 110-55, the Protect America Act of 2007: Modifications to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act -- NEW!
-08/22/07   U.S. Foreign Aid to East and South Asia: Selected Recipients -- Updated
-08/21/07   Biofuels Provisions in H.R. 3221 and H.R. 6: A Side-by-Side Comparison  [146 Kb]  -- NEW!
-08/21/07   Cuba: Issues for the 110th Congress  [261 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/21/07   Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected (MRAP) Vehicles: Background and Issues for Congress  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-08/21/07   The Role of National Oil Companies in the International Oil Market -- NEW!
-08/21/07   United Nations Peacekeeping: Issues for Congress -- Updated
-08/20/07   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress -- Updated
-08/17/07   United States Military Casualty Statistics: Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom -- Updated
-08/16/07   Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE): A Comparison of Selected Legislation in the 110th Congress  [133 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/15/07   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security  [402 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/15/07   NATO and Energy Security  [70 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/15/07   U.S.-Japan Economic Relations: Significance, Prospects, and Policy Options  [174 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/14/07   WTO Dispute Settlement: Status of U.S. Compliance and Pending Cases  [359 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/10/07   Highway Bridges: Conditions and the Federal/State Role -- NEW!
-08/10/07   Iraq: Government Formation and Benchmarks  [74 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/10/07   Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms: Economic, Program, and Policy Issues  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/09/07   Iran's Influence in Iraq  [74 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/09/07   Iranian Nuclear Sites  [137 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/08/07   Nuclear Power Plants: Vulnerability to Terrorist Attack  [74 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/08/07   Royalty Relief for U.S. Deepwater Oil and Gas Leases  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/08/07   Trade Preferences for Developing Countries and the WTO  [78 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/07/07   Dispute Settlement in the World Trade Organization: An Overview  [80 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/07/07   Intelligence Issues for Congress -- Updated
-08/06/07   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses  [459 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/06/07   Offshoring (a.k.a. Offshore Outsourcing) and Job Insecurity Among U.S. Workers  [167 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/03/07   Extradition To and From the United States: Overview of the Law and Recent Treaties -- Updated
-08/03/07   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security  [402 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/03/07   Transportation Security: Issues for the 110th Congress -- Updated
-08/02/07   Gangs in Central America -- Updated
-08/02/07   Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America: An Overview and Selected Issues -- NEW!
-08/01/07   Congress's Contemp Power: A Sketch  [145 Kb]  -- NEW!

July
-07/31/07   Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Political Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests -- Updated
-07/30/07   Defense: FY2008 Authorization and Appropriations  [404 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/27/07   Iraq and Al Qaeda -- Updated
-07/27/07   U.S.-Peru Economic Relations and the U.S. Peru Trade Promotion Agreement -- NEW!
-07/25/07   Enemy Combatant Detainees: Habeas Corpus Challenges in Federal Court -- Updated
-07/25/07   Iraq: Oil and Gas Legislation, Revenue Sharing, and U.S. Policy -- Updated
-07/24/07   Congress's Contempt Power: Law, History, Practice and Procedure -- NEW!
-07/24/07   Energy: Selected Facts and Numbers  [212 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/24/07   Globalization, Worker Insecurity, and Policy Approaches -- Updated
-07/23/07   Pakistan-U.S. Relations -- Updated
-07/23/07   The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) -- Updated
-07/23/07   The War Crimes Act: Current Issues -- Updated
-07/20/07   Capital Punishment Overview: 2006-2007 Term of the Supreme Court -- NEW!
-07/20/07   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress -- Updated
-07/20/07   Cyprus: Status of U.N. Negotiations and Related Issues -- Updated
-07/19/07   The Kaesong North-South Korean Industrial Complex -- NEW!
-07/18/07   Cambodia: Background and U.S. Relations -- Updated
-07/18/07   The Proposed South Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) -- Updated
-07/17/07   Food and Agricultural Imports from China -- Updated
-07/17/07   Homeland Security Department: FY2008 Appropriations -- Updated
-07/17/07   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses  [458 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/17/07   Trade Promotion Authority and Fast-Track Negotiating Authority for Trade Agreements: Major Votes  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/16/07   Critical Infrastructure: The National Asset Database -- Updated
-07/16/07   NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance -- Updated
-07/16/07   The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11  [255 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/16/07   The United Kingdom: Issues for the United States -- Updated
-07/15/07   Iraq: U.S. Military Operations -- Updated
-07/13/07   Afro-Latinos in Latin America and Considerations for U.S. Policy -- Updated
-07/13/07   China's Economic Conditions -- Updated
-07/13/07   Defense: FY2008 Authorization and Appropriations -- Updated
-07/13/07   Energy and Water Development: FY2008 Appropriations  [296 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/13/07   Fishery, Acquaculture, and Marine Mammal Legislation in the 110th Congress  [155 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/13/07   Greenhouse Gas Reduction: Cap-and-Trade Bills in the 110th Congress  [140 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/13/07   Iraq: Government Formation and Benchmarks  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/13/07   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security  [399 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/13/07   Japan's Currency Intervention: Policy Issues -- Updated
-07/13/07   U.S. Embassy in Iraq -- Updated
-07/12/07   Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Political Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests -- Updated
-07/12/07   Iraq: Summary of U.S. Casualties -- Updated
-07/12/07   Nuclear Energy Policy -- Updated
-07/12/07   Nuclear Weapons: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty -- Updated
-07/12/07   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990 -- Updated
-07/12/07   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA): Issues, Options, and Prospects for Renewal  [272 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/11/07   China's Currency: A Summary of the Economic Issues -- Updated
-07/11/07   China-U.S. Trade Issues -- Updated
-07/11/07   Congressional Authority to Limit U.S. Military Operations in Iraq -- Updated
-07/11/07   Lebanon -- Updated
-07/11/07   Private Security Contractors in Iraq: Background, Legal Status, and Other Issues -- Updated
-07/11/07   Turkey's 2007 Elections: Crisis of Identity and Power -- Updated
-07/10/07   Executive Branch Reorganization and Management Initiatives: A Brief Overview -- Updated
-07/10/07   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy  [133 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/10/07   Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) Status for Russia and U.S.-Russian Economic Ties -- Updated
-07/10/07   U.S. Clothing and Textile Trade with China and the World: Trends Since the End of Quotas -- NEW!
-07/09/07   Al Qaeda: Statements and Evolving Ideology  [148 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/09/07   China/Taiwan: Evolution of the "One China" Policy - Key Statements from Washington, Beijing, and Taipei -- Updated
-07/09/07   Iran's Influence in Iraq  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/09/07   Israeli-Arab Negotiations: Background, Conflicts, and U.S. Policy -- Updated
-07/09/07   The Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) -- Updated
-07/09/07   U.S.-Japan Economic Relations: Significance, Prospects, and Policy Options -- Updated
-07/06/07   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa -- Updated
-07/06/07   Fusion Centers: Issues and Options for Congress -- NEW!
-07/06/07   Israel: Background and Relations with the United States -- Updated
-07/06/07   Pakistan: Significant Recent Events, March 26-June 21, 2007 -- NEW!
-07/06/07   The Southwest Pacific: U.S. Interests and China's Growing Influence -- NEW!
-07/05/07   Cuba: Issues for th 110th Congress  [254 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/05/07   Peru Trade Promotion Agreement: Labor Issues  [78 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/05/07   Presidential Claims of Executive Privilege: History, Law, Practice and Recent Developments -- Updated
-07/03/07   The Proposed U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement  [333 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/03/07   U.S. Foreign Assistance to the Middle East: Historical Background, Recent Trends, and the FY2008 Request -- Updated
-07/02/07   FY2007 Supplemental Appropriations for Defense, Foreign Affairs, and Other Purposes -- Updated
-07/02/07   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Development and Diplomacy -- Updated
-07/02/07   Potential F-22 Raptor Export to Japan -- Updated
-07/02/07   Public Financing of Congressional Elections: Background and Analysis  [533 Kb]  -- Updated