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U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

January

-01/31/08   Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Security Issues and Implications for U.S. Interests  [371 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/31/08   Iraq: Government Formation and Benchmarks  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/31/08   South Africa: Current Issues and U.S. Relations  [331 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/31/08   U.S. Immigration Policy on Temporary Admissions  [221 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/08   Biofuels Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs  [102 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/08   Burma: Economic Sanctions  [66 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/08   Instability in Chad  [76 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/30/08   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses  [490 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/08   Nigeria: Current Issues  [507 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/08   The European Union's Energy Security Challenges  [189 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/08   The MS-13 and 18th Street Gangs: Emerging Transnational Gang Threats?  [156 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/08   United Nations Peacekeeping: Issues for Congress  [248 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/29/08   Botnets, Cybrcrime, and Cyberterrorism: Vulnerabilities and Policy Issues for Congress  [260 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/29/08   Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America: An Overview and Selected Issues  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/29/08   The African Development Bank Group  [108 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!
-01/28/08   The World Bank and Iran  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/28/08   U.S.-Funded Assistance Programs in China  [74 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/25/08   Georgia's January 2008 Presidential Election: Outcome and Implications  [74 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   FY2008 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for International Affairs  [147 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/24/08   Iran's Activities and Influence in Iraq  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/24/08   North Korean Ballistic Missile Threat to the United States  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/24/08   Pakistan's Scheduled 2008 Election: Background  [202 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/24/08   Qatar: Background and U.S. Relations  [898 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/24/08   The Islamic Traditions of Wahhabism and Salafiyya  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/23/08   Islamic Religious Schools, Madrasas: Background  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/23/08   The Iran Sanctions Act (ISA)  [77 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
-01/23/08   What is a Recession, Who Decides When It Starts, and When Do They Decide?  [64 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/22/08   America COMPETES Act: Programs, Funding, and Selected Issues  [799 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/22/08   China's Sovereign Wealth Fund  [178 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/22/08   Outer Continental Shelf: Debate Over Oil and Gas Leasing and Revenue Sharing  [313 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/22/08   Taiwan's Legislative Elections, January 2008: Implications for U.S. Policy  [60 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/22/08   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications  [287 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/21/08   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Development and Diplomacy  [125 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   Fusion Centers: Issues and Options for Congress  [1313 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/18/08   Nuclear Arms Control: The Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty  [174 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/17/08   Foreign Aid Reform: Issues for Congress and Policy Options  [230 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/17/08   Russian Energy Policy Toward Neighboring Countries  [429 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/16/08   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons  [181 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/16/08   Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)  [109 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/14/08   Afro-Latinos in Latin America and Considerations for U.S. Policy  [254 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/14/08   Campaign Finance: Legislative Developments and Policy Issues in the 110th Congress  [192 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/14/08   Foreign Ownership of U.S. Financial Assets: Implications of a Withdrawal  [133 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/14/08   Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2007  [213 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/14/08   Iraq: Government Formation and Benchmarks  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/14/08   Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues  [119 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/14/08   The Gulf Security Dialogue and Related Arms Sale Proposals  [119 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/11/08   Pakistan-U.S. Relations  [491 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/11/08   Regulation of Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions: State and Federal Standards  [75 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/11/08   The U.N. Population Fund: Background and the U.S. Funding Debate  [175 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/11/08   Venezuela: Political Conditions and U.S. Policy  [393 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/10/08   Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): Legislative Actions Through the 110th Congress, First Session  [201 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/10/08   Future of the Balkans and U.S. Policy Concerns  [116 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/10/08   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security  [430 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/10/08   Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: China's December 2007 Decision  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/10/08   Trade Promotion Authority and Fast-Track Negotiating Authority for Trade Agreements: Major Votes  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/10/08   Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress  [306 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/09/08   China's Holdings of U.S. Securities: Implications for the U.S. Economy  [177 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/09/08   Latin America: Terrorism Issues  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/08/08   Border Security: Barriers Along the U.S. International Border  [705 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/08/08   Dollar Crisis: Prospect and Implications  [120 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/07/08   CARICOM: Challenges and Opportunities for Caribbean Economic Integration  [294 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/07/08   Climate Change Legislation in the 110th Congress  [198 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/07/08   Emerging Trends in the Security Architecture in Asia: Bilateral and Multilateral Ties Among the United States, Japan, Australia, and India  [139 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/07/08   Environmental Laws: Summaries of Major Statutes Administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  [520 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/07/08   Iraq: Government Formation and Benchmarks  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/07/08   Laos: Background and U.S. Relations  [137 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/07/08   NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance  [298 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/07/08   Russia's Accession to the WTO  [174 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/07/08   The U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement: Effects After Three Years  [142 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/04/08   China's "Soft Power" in Southeast Asia  [226 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/04/08   East Asian Regional Architecture: New Economic and Security Arrangements and U.S. Policy  [505 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/03/08   Avian Flu Pandemic: Potential Impact of Trade Disruptions  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/03/08   EU-U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude  [98 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/03/08   Nonproliferation and Threat Reduction Assistance: U.S. Programs in the Former Soviet Union  [327 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/03/08   U.S.-Vietnam Relations: Background and Issues for Congress  [265 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/02/08   National Aviation Security Policy, Strategy, and Mode-Specific Plans: Background and Considerations for Congress  [177 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/02/08   U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel  [154 Kb]  -- Updated