U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

September

-09/30/08   Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008  [153 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/29/08   Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy  [601 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/29/08   Economic Slowdown: Issues and Policies  [313 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/29/08   Financial Market Intervention  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-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!
-09/26/08   The Resolution Trust Corporation: Historical Analysis  [66 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/25/08   Gasoline Prices: Causes of Increases and Congressional Response  [230 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/25/08   Iraq: Politics, Elections, and Benchmarks  [79 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/25/08   Taiwan-U.S. Relations: Recent Developments and Their Policy Implications  [181 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/23/08   The Cost of Government Financial Interventions, Past and Present  [65 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/22/08   Proposal to Allow Treasury to Buy Mortgage-Related Assets to Address Financial Instability  [70 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/22/08   Russia-Georgia Conflict in South Ossetia: Context and Implications for U.S. Interests  [242 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/19/08   The Strategic Petroleum Reserve: History, Perspective, and Issues  [126 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/19/08   The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act: Background and Issues  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/18/08   Brazil-U.S. Relations  [265 Kb]  -- Updated
-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
-09/18/08   Royalty Relief for U.S. Deepwater Oil and Gas Leases  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/18/08   Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/17/08   Iran's Activities and Influence in Iraq  [76 Kb]  - Updated
-09/17/08   Libya: Background and U.S. Relations  [283 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/17/08   Taiwan: Overall Developments and Policy Issues in the 109th Congress  [174 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/16/08   China's Economic Conditions  [188 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/16/08   Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Current Structure and Alternatives  [190 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/16/08   Executive Branch Reorganization and Management Initiatives: A Brief Overview  [147 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/16/08   Japan's Political Turmoil in 2008: Background and Implications for the United States  [74 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/16/08   Outer Continental Shelf Leasing: Side-by-Side Comparison of Five Legislative Proposals  [91 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/15/08   Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in Conservatorship  [68 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/15/08   Submission of the President's Budget in Transition Years  [69 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   Colombia: Issues for Congress  [231 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/12/08   Economic Analysis of a Mortgage Forclosure Moratorium  [134 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/12/08   Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's Financial Problems: Frequently Asked Questions  [109 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/12/08   International Criminal Court Cases in Africa: Status and Policy Issues  [203 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/12/08   The Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline: Status and Current Policy Issues  [161 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/12/08   The Kurds in Post-Saddam Iraq  [247 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/12/08   The Reliable Replacement Warhead Program: Background and Current Developments  [307 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/12/08   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/11/08   Navy Role in Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) - Background and Issues for Congress  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/11/08   The Budget for Fiscal Year 2009  [444 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/11/08   U.S.-China Counterterrorism Cooperation: Issues for U.S. Policy  [181 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/10/08   China's Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Mitigation Policies  [319 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/10/08   Enemy Combatant Detainees: Habeas Corpus Challenges in Federal Court  [333 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/10/08   Financial Institutions Insolvency: Federal Authority over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Depository Institutions  [176 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/10/08   Instability in Chad  [76 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/09/08   Freedom of Speech and Press: Exceptions to the First Amendment  [236 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/09/08   U.S. - Russian Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: Issues for Congress  [95 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/08/08   Boumediene v. Bush: Guantanamo Detainees' Right to Habeas Corpus  [113 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/08/08   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security  [442 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/08/08   Israel: Background and Relations with the United States  [292 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/08/08   Israeli-Arab Negotiations: Background, Conflicts, and U.S. Policy  [1114 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/05/08   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts  [181 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/04/08   Bush Administration Policy Regarding Congressionally Originated Earmarks: An Overview  [197 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/04/08   Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 110th Congress  [233 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/04/08   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses  [498 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/03/08   Iraq: Reconciliation and Benchmarks  [79 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/03/08   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe  [159 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/03/08   Managing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Policy Implications of Expanding Global Access to Nuclear Power  [283 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/03/08   Sovereign Wealth Funds: Background and Policy Issues for Congress  [208 Kb]  -- Updated
-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   Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy  [600 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/02/08   Nuclear Energy Policy  [177 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/02/08   Sea-Based Ballistic Missile Defense - Background and Issues for Congress  [268 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/02/08   The U.S. Farm Economy  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/02/08   Turkey: Update on Crisis of Identity and Power  [107 Kb]  -- NEW!