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2009 Reports

December
-12/31/09   The Federal Budget: Current and Upcoming Issues
-12/31/09   Understanding China's Political System
-12/30/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-12/30/09   Guantanamo Detention Center: Legislative Activity in the 111th Congress
-12/30/09   Terrorist Watchlist Checks and Air Passenger Prescreening
-12/29/09   Iran's Nuclear Program: Status
-12/29/09   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security
-12/29/09   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2010 Budget and Appropriations
-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   Iran's Nuclear Program: Tehran's Compliance with International Obligations
-12/23/09   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress
-12/23/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-12/23/09   Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2009  [604 Kb]
-12/22/09   Afghanistan: Politics, Elections, and Government Performance
-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
-12/18/09   U.S. Public Diplomacy: Background and Current Issues
-12/17/09   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress
-12/16/09   Greece Update
-12/16/09   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons: Technical Issues
-12/16/09   Saudi Arabia: Background and U.S. Relations
-12/16/09   The U.S. Secret Service: An Examination and Analysis of Its Evolving Missions
-12/15/09   United Nations Reform: U.S. Policy and International Perspectives
-12/14/09   Defense: FY2010 Authorization and Appropriations
-12/14/09   The National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility: Issues for Congress
-12/14/09   The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress
-12/14/09   United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan: Background and Policy Issues
-12/14/09   Who Regulates Whom? An Overview of U.S. Financial Supervision
-12/11/09   China's Economic Conditions
-12/10/09   Chile: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations
-12/10/09   Iran's Nuclear Program: Tehran's Compliance with International Obligations
-12/10/09   Nuclear Energy Policy
-12/10/09   Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: The 2012 Election Reforms
-12/09/09   Cars and Climate: What Can EPA Do to Control Greenhouse Gases from Mobile Sources?
-12/09/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-12/09/09   Iran Sanctions
-12/09/09   Kuwait: Security, Reform, and U.S. Policy
-12/09/09   Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues
-12/09/09   Spyware: Background and Policy Issues for Congress
-12/09/09   Status of the Copenhagen Climate Change Negotiations
-12/09/09   The G-20 and International Economic Cooperation: Background and Implications for Congress
-12/08/09   Iraq: Politics, Elections, and Benchmarks
-12/07/09   China's Currency: A Summary of the Economic Issues
-12/07/09   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses
-12/07/09   Strategic Arms Control after START: Issues and Options
-12/07/09   The Trans-Pacific Stategic Economic Partnership Agreement
-12/04/09   Gangs in Central America
-12/04/09   U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel
-12/04/09   United Nations System Funding: Congressional Issues
-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   U.S. Aerospace Manufacturing: Industry Overview and Prospects
-12/03/09   War in Afghanistan: Strategy, Military Operations, and Issues for Congress
-12/02/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-12/02/09   Latin America and the Caribbean: Fact Sheet on Leaders and Elections
-12/02/09   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990
-12/02/09   The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Background and Policy Issues
-12/02/09   U.S. Arms Sales: Agreements with and Deliveries to Major Clients, 2001-2008
-12/01/09   European Union Enlargement: A Status Report on Turkey's Accession Negotiations
-12/01/09   Key Issues in Derivatives Reform
-12/01/09   Lobbying the Executive Branch: Current Practices and Options for Change
-12/01/09   The Overseas Private Investment Corporation: Background and Legislative Issues
-12/01/09   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress

November
-11/30/09   Afghanistan: Politics, Elections, and Government Performance
-11/30/09   Lebanon: Background and U.S. Relations
-11/30/09   Pakistan - Internal Stability and U.S. Response: CRS Experts
-11/30/09   The German Economy and U.S.-German Economic Relations
-11/25/09   China's Assistance and Government-Sponsored Investment Activities in Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia
-11/25/09   Iran's Nuclear Program: Status
-11/25/09   Japan - U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress
-11/25/09   Sexual Violence in African Conflicts
-11/25/09   The Federal Budget: Current and Upcoming Issues
-11/25/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-11/24/09   Africa: U.S. Foreign Assistance Issues
-11/23/09   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments
-11/20/09   Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests
-11/20/09   China - U.S. Relations: Current Issues and Implications for U.S. Policy
-11/20/09   Financial Market Supervision
-11/19/09   Comparison of Rights in Military Commission Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court
-11/18/09   Foreign Investment in U.S. Securities
-11/18/09   Iraq: Politics, Elections, and Benchmarks
-11/18/09   Qatar: Background and U.S. Relations
-11/18/09   Strategic Arms Control after START: Issues and Options
-11/18/09   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress
-11/17/09   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues
-11/17/09   Iran's Nuclear Program: Tehran's Compliance with International Obligations
-11/17/09   Unemployment and Economic Recovery
-11/17/09   Venezuela: Issues in the 111th Congress
-11/16/09   Private Health Insurance Provisions of S. 1796, America's Healthy Future Act of 2009
-11/16/09   Saudi Arabia: Background and U.S. Relations
-11/16/09   The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: An Overview
-11/16/09   The Rise of China's Auto Industry and Its Impact on the U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry
-11/16/09   United States Relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
-11/13/09   Colombia: Issues for Congress
-11/13/09   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Changing Oil Prices
-11/12/09   Cars and Climate: What Can EPA Do to Control Greenhouse Gases from Mobile Sources?
-11/12/09   Comparison of Climate Change Adaptation Provisions in S. 1733 and H.R. 2454
-11/12/09   Iran's Nuclear Program: Status
-11/10/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-11/10/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-11/10/09   Journalists' Privilege: Overview of the Law and Legislation in the 110th and 111th Congresses
-11/10/09   Noncitizen Eligibility and Verification Issues in the Health Care Reform Legislation
-11/10/09   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy
-11/10/09   U.S. Economy in Recession: Similarities to and Differences from the Past
-11/09/09   Authoritative Resources on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
-11/09/09   The European Union's Reform Process: The Lisbon Treaty
-11/06/09   Guantanamo Detention Center: Legislative Activity in the 111th Congress
-11/06/09   The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)
-11/05/09   Broadband Infrastructure Programs in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
-11/05/09   Climate Change: Comparison of the Cap-and-Trade Provisions in H.R. 2454 and S.1733
-11/05/09   Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis
-11/05/09   Foreign Investment, CFIUS, and Homeland Security: An Overview
-11/05/09   Guinea's 2008 Military Coup and Relations with the United States
-11/05/09   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy
-11/05/09   Status of the Copenhagen Climate Change Negotiations
-11/05/09   Technology Transfer: Use of Federally Funded Research and Development
-11/05/09   Terrorism Information Sharing and the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Report Initiative: Background and Issues for Congress
-11/05/09   U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Trends and Current Issues
-11/05/09   U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress
-11/04/09   Electoral College Reform: 111th Congress Proposals and Other Current Developments
-11/03/09   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses
-11/02/09   Afghanistan: Politics, Elections, and Government Performance
-11/02/09   Noncitizen Eligibility and Verification Issues in the Health Care Reform Legislation

October
-10/30/09   Jordan: Background and U.S. Relations
-10/30/09   Private Health Insurance Provisions of H.R. 3962
-10/30/09   Unconventional Gas Shales: Development, Technology, and Policy Issues
-10/29/09   Amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Set to Expire in 2009
-10/29/09   The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: Selected Legal Issues
-10/29/09   U.S. - Vietnam Economic and Trade Relations: Issues for the 111th Congress
-10/28/09   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security
-10/28/09   National Security Letters: Proposed Amendments in the 111th Congress
-10/28/09   Systemic Risk and the Federal Reserve
-10/28/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-10/28/09   U.S. Fossil Fuel Resources: Terminology, Reporting, and Summary
-10/27/09   Tanzania: Background and Current Conditions
-10/27/09   Zimbabwe: The Power Sharing Agreement and Implications for U.S. Policy
-10/26/09   Mandatory Vaccinations: Precedent and Current Laws
-10/26/09   U.S. Accession to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC)
-10/23/09   Afghanistan: Politics, Elections, and Government Performance
-10/23/09   The U.S. Secret Service: An Examination and Analysis of Its Evolving Missions
-10/19/09   Presidential Terms and Tenure: Perspectives and Proposals for Change
-10/09/09   The Debate Over Selected Presidential Assistants and Advisors: Appointment, Accountability, and Congressional Oversight
-10/08/09   European Union Enlargement: A Status Report on Turkey's Accession Negotiations
-10/08/09   Iran Sanctions
-10/06/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-10/06/09   Iraq: Regional Perspectives and U.S. Policy
-10/06/09   Poverty in the United States: 2008
-10/05/09   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses
-10/02/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-10/01/09   Afghanistan: Politics, Elections, and Government Performance

September
-09/30/09   Cybersecurity: Current Legislation, Executive Branch Initiatives, and Options for Congress
-09/30/09   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses
-09/29/09   The Department of Defense's Use of Private Security Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan: Background, Analysis, and Options for Congress
-09/28/09   Piracy Off the Horn of Africa
-09/23/09   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe
-09/21/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-09/21/09   Gun Trafficking and the Southwest Border
-09/18/09   Defense: FY2010 Authorization and Appropriations
-09/18/09   Iran's Nuclear Program: Status
-09/17/09   China - U.S. Trade Issues
-09/17/09   Iran's Nuclear Program: Tehran's Compliance with International Obligations
-09/17/09   Iraqi Civilian, Police, and Security Forces Casualty Statistics
-09/17/09   Methane Capture: Options for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction
-09/16/09   F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program: Background and Issues for Congress
-09/14/09   Climate Change: Costs and Benefits of the Cap-and-Trade Provisions of H.R.2454
-09/14/09   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues
-09/11/09   The Role of Federal Gasoline Excise Taxes in Public Policy
-09/10/09   Authoritative Resources on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
-09/10/09   The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: An Overview
-09/10/09   Turkmenistan: Recent Developments and U.S. Interests
-09/09/09   Foreign Assistance to North Korea
-09/09/09   Supreme Court Justices: Demographic Characteristics, Professional Experience, and Legal Education, 1789-2009
-09/08/09   Dispute Settlement in the World Trade Organization (WTO): An Overview
-09/08/09   Japan's Historic 2009 Elections: Implications for U.S. Interests
-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
-09/04/09   Cuba: Issues for the 111th Congress
-09/04/09   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses
-09/03/09   Rwanda: Background and Current Developments
-09/02/09   "Don't Ask, Don't Tell": A Legal Analysis
-09/02/09   Japan-U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress
-09/02/09   Russian Energy Policy Toward Neighboring Countries

August
-08/06/09   Carbon Sequestration in Forests
-08/14/09   North Korea: Economic Leverage and Policy Analysis
-08/25/09   Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986
-08/25/09   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress
-08/24/09   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Background and Analysis
-08/24/09   International Drug Control Policy
-08/06/09   The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: An Overview
-08/04/09   Honduran-U.S. Relations
-08/13/09   Department of Defense Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan: Background and Analysis
-08/21/09   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Health Programs: FY2001-FY2010
-08/14/09   "Don't Ask, Don't Tell:" The Law and Military Policy on Same-Sex Behavior
-08/21/09   Filling U.S. Senate Vacancies: Perspectives and Contemporary Developments
-08/25/09   The Global Economic Crisis: Impact on Sub-Saharan Africa and Global Policy Responses
-08/04/09   Detection of Nuclear Weapons and Materials: Science, Technologies, Observations
-08/14/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy  [49 Kb]
-08/03/09   Direct Overt U.S. Aid and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2010
-08/06/09   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses

July
-07/31/09   Nonproliferation and Threat Reduction Assistance: U.S. Programs in the Former Soviet Union
-07/31/09   Uganda: Current Conditions and the Crisis in North Uganda
-07/30/09   Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues
-07/30/09   United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan: Background and Policy Issues
-07/29/09   Gun Trafficking and the Southwest Border
-07/29/09   Health Care Reform: An Introduction
-07/29/09   Tajikistan: Recent Developments and U.S. Interests
-07/28/09   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa
-07/28/09   Foreign Aid Reform: Studies and Recommendations
-07/27/09   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues
-07/27/09   Greenhouse Gas Legislation: Summary and Analysis of H.R. 2454 as Passed by the House of Representatives
-07/27/09   Private Health Insurance Provisions of H.R. 3200
-07/24/09   Intelligence Issues for Congress
-07/24/09   Jordan: Background and U.S. Relations
-07/24/09   U.S. Trade and Investment Relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa: The African Growth and Opportunity Act
-07/23/09   Lebanon: Background and U.S. Relations
-07/23/09   The Changing U.S.-Japan Alliance: Implications for U.S. Interests
-07/22/09   Homosexuals and the U.S. Military: Current Issues
-07/22/09   The European Parliament
-07/21/09   Chile: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations
-07/21/09   Costa Rica: Background and U.S. Relations
-07/21/09   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer
-07/21/09   Peru: Current Conditions and U.S. Relations  [49 Kb]
-07/20/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-07/20/09   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues
-07/20/09   Sea-Based Ballistic Missile Defense - Background and Issues for Congress
-07/20/09   U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions
-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
-07/17/09   Financial Regulatory Reform: Analysis of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA) as Proposed by the Obama Administration and H.R.3126
-07/17/09   Iraq: Oil and Gas Legislation, Revenue Sharing, and U.S. Policy
-07/17/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-07/17/09   U.S. Foreign Assistance to the Middle East: Historical Background, Recent Trends, and the FY2010 Request
-07/16/09   East Asia's Foreign Exchange Rate Policies
-07/16/09   Sudan: The Crisis in Darfur and Status of the North-South Peace Agreement
-07/16/09   The Democratic Republic of Congo: Background and Current Developments
-07/16/09   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians
-07/15/09   Panama: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations
-07/15/09   The Export Administration Act: Evolution, Provisions, and Debate
-07/14/09   International Criminal Court Cases in Africa: Status and Policy Issues
-07/14/09   Latin America: Terrorism Issues
-07/14/09   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues
-07/13/09   Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Political Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests
-07/13/09   Human Rights in China: Trends and Policy Implications
-07/13/09   Immigration Reform Issues in the 111th Congress
-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
-07/10/09   China-U.S. Relations: Current Issues and Implications for U.S. Policy
-07/10/09   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses
-07/10/09   Latin America and the Caribbean: Fact Sheet on Leaders and Elections
-07/10/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-07/09/09   Iran Sanctions
-07/09/09   Saudi Arabia: Background and U.S. Relations
-07/09/09   Strategic Arms Control after START: Issues and Options
-07/08/09   Afghanistan: U.S. Foreign Assistance
-07/08/09   Ghana: Background and U.S. Relations
-07/08/09   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security
-07/08/09   The U.S. Newspaper Industry in Transition
-07/07/09   Sensitive Covert Action Notification: Oversight Options for Congress
-07/07/09   Yemen: Background and U.S. Relations
-07/06/09   Merida Initiative for Mexico and Central America: Funding and Policy Issues
-07/06/09   The Google Library Project: Is Digitization for Purposes of Online Indexing Fair Use Under Copyright Law?
-07/02/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-07/02/09   Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress
-07/02/09   Troop Levels in the Afghan and Iraq Wars, FY2001-FY2012: Cost and Other Potential Issues
-07/01/09   Managing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Policy Implications of Expanding Global Access to Nuclear Power
-07/01/09   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons: Technical Issues
-07/01/09   North Korea's Second Nuclear Test: Implications of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1874
-07/01/09   Pakistan - U.S. Relations

June
-06/30/09   Health Care Reform: An Introduction
-06/30/09   The Manhattan Project, the Apollo Program, and Federal Energy Technology R&D Programs: A Comparative Analysis
-06/30/09   The U.S. Science and Technology Workforce
-06/29/09   Russia's Economic Performance and Policies and Their Implications for the United States
-06/29/09   Science, Technology, and American Diplomacy: Background and Issues for Congress
-06/29/09   The Technology Innovation Program
-06/29/09   Tunisia: Current Issues
-06/26/09   Afghanistan: Politics, Government Formation and Performance
-06/26/09   Iraq: U.S. Casualties
-06/26/09   Millennium Challenge Corporation
-06/24/09   The Financial Crisis: Impact on and Response by The European Union
-06/24/09   U.S. Security Assistance to the Palestinian Authority
-06/23/09   China - U.S. Trade Issues
-06/23/09   The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: U.S. Responses to Global Human Cases
-06/22/09   Impeachment: An Overview of Constitutional Provisions, Procedure, and Practice
-06/22/09   Iran's 2009 Presidential Elections
-06/22/09   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses
-06/22/09   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe
-06/22/09   U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea: Living Resources Provisions
-06/22/09   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress
-06/19/09   Climate Change: The Role of the U.S. Agriculture Sector and Congressional Action
-06/19/09   Judge Sonia Sotomayor: Analysis of Selected Opinions
-06/18/09   Afghanistan and Pakistan Reconstruction Opportunity Zones (ROZs), H.R.1318/H.R.1886/H.R.2410 and S.496: Issues and Arguments
-06/18/09   Afghanistan: Narcotics and U.S. Policy
-06/18/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-06/17/09   China's Currency: A Summary of the Economic Issues
-06/17/09   Greenhouse Gas Legislation: Summary and Analysis of H.R. 2454 as Reported by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce
-06/17/09   Haiti: Current Conditions and Congressional Concerns
-06/17/09   Indonesia: Domestic Politics, Strategic Dynamics, and American Interests
-06/17/09   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications
-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   America COMPETES Act and the FY2010 Budget
-06/15/09   FY2009 Spring Supplemental Appropriations for Overseas Contingency Operations
-06/15/09   Iran's Economic Conditions: U.S. Policy Issues
-06/12/09   Employment-Based Health Coverage and Health Reform: Selected Legal Considerations
-06/12/09   Human Rights in China: Trends and Policy Implications
-06/12/09   North Korean Counterfeiting of U.S. Currency
-06/12/09   Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues
-06/12/09   The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: An Overview
-06/11/09   The Global Peace Operations Initiative: Background and Issues for Congress
-06/11/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-06/09/09   Israeli-Arab Negotiations: Background, Conflicts, and U.S. Policy
-06/09/09   Jordan: Background and U.S. Relations
-06/08/09   Honduran - U.S. Relations
-06/08/09   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security
-06/08/09   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment
-06/05/09   Afghanistan: Government Formation and Performance
-06/05/09   Supreme Court Nominations: Senate Floor Procedure and Practice, 1789-2009
-06/05/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Increasing IMF Resources and the Role of Congress
-06/04/09   Iran's Activities and Influence in Iraq
-06/04/09   Navy Role in Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism: Background and Issues for Congress
-06/04/09   North Korea: Economic Leverage and Policy Analysis
-06/04/09   Sri Lanka: Background and U.S. Relations
-06/04/09   Taiwan's Political Status: Historical Background and Ongoing Implications
-06/04/09   The Iran Sanctions Act (ISA)
-06/04/09   The Role of the Department of Defense During a Flu Pandemic
-06/03/09   Agriculture in Pending U.S. Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea
-06/03/09   Brazil - U.S. Relations
-06/03/09   Chile: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations
-06/03/09   China and the Global Financial Crisis: Implications for the United States
-06/03/09   China-U.S. Trade Issues
-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
-06/03/09   Japan-U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress
-06/03/09   The Kurds in Post-Saddam Iraq
-06/03/09   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP): Issues for Congress
-06/02/09   Congressional Oversight and Related Issues Concerning International Security Agreements Concluded by the United States
-06/02/09   Cuban Migration to the United States: Policy and Trends
-06/02/09   Iraq: Politics, Elections, and Benchmarks
-06/01/09   Access to Broadband Networks: The Net Neutrality Debate
-06/01/09   Merida Initiative for Mexico and Central America: Funding and Policy Issues
-06/01/09   The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress

May
-05/29/09   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress
-05/29/09   Speed of Presidential and Senate Actions on Supreme Court Nominations, 1900-2009
-05/29/09   The Army's Future Combat System (FCS): Background and Issues for Congress
-05/29/09   The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act: Overview and Issues
-05/28/09   Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests
-05/28/09   Iraq: U.S. Casualties
-05/27/09   Market-Based Greenhouse Gas Control: Selected Proposals in the 111th Congress
-05/27/09   Mexico's Drug-Related Violence
-05/27/09   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Development and Diplomacy
-05/27/09   Science and Technology Policymaking: A Primer
-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
-05/27/09   USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives After 15 Years: Issues for Congress
-05/26/09   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues
-05/26/09   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons: Technical Issues
-05/26/09   Political Turmoil in Thailand and U.S. Interests
-05/26/09   The 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) "Swine Flu" Outbreak: U.S. Responses to Global Human Cases
-05/22/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-05/21/09   Sea-Based Ballistic Missile Defense - Background and Issues for Congress
-05/21/09   Somalia: Current Conditions and Prospects for a Lasting Peace
-05/20/09   Assistance to North Korea
-05/20/09   France: Factors Shaping Foreign Policy, and Issues in U.S.-French Relations
-05/20/09   German Foreign and Security Policy: Trends and Transatlantic Implications
-05/20/09   Kuwait: Security, Reform, and U.S. Policy
-05/20/09   Russian Energy Policy Toward Neighboring Countries
-05/20/09   South Africa: Current Issues and U.S. Relations
-05/20/09   U.S. Security Assistance to Lebanon
-05/19/09   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses
-05/19/09   Lebanon: Background and U.S. Relations
-05/18/09   Middle East Elections 2009: Lebanon, Iran, Afghanistan, and Iraq
-05/18/09   The European Union: Questions and Answers
-05/18/09   The Role of Offsets in a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cap-and-Trade Program: Potential Benefits and Concerns
-05/15/09   Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues
-05/15/09   The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11
-05/15/09   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians
-05/15/09   U.S.-Iraq Agreements: Congressional Activities and Legislative Response
-05/15/09   Uganda: Current Conditions and the Crisis in North Uganda
-05/14/09   Climate Change: Potential Regulation of Stationary Greenhouse Gas Sources Under the Clean Air Act
-05/14/09   Kenya: Current Conditions and the Challenges Ahead
-05/14/09   The Federal Communications Commission: Current Structure and Its Role in the Changing Telecommunications Landscape
-05/14/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Increasing IMF Resources and the Role of Congress
-05/14/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-05/13/09   Future of the Balkans and U.S. Policy Concerns
-05/13/09   Mexico - U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress
-05/13/09   Supreme Court Nominations, 1789-2009: Actions by Senate, the Judiciary Committee, and the President
-05/13/09   United States - Canada Trade and Economic Relationship: Prospects and Challenges
-05/13/09   Zimbabwe: The Power Sharing Agreement and Implications for U.S. Policy
-05/12/09   Afghanistan: Government Formation and Performance
-05/12/09   Canada - U.S. Relations
-05/12/09   Egypt: Background and U.S. Relations
-05/12/09   Latin America and the Caribbean: Fact Sheet on Leaders and Elections
-05/12/09   Sudan: The Crisis in Darfur and Status of the North-South Peace Agreement
-05/12/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-05/08/09   Cars and Climate: What Can EPA Do to Control Greenhouse Gases from Mobile Sources?
-05/08/09   Defense: FY2010 Authorization and Appropriations
-05/08/09   Senate Consideration of Presidential Nominations: Committee and Floor Procedures
-05/07/09   Cuban Migration to the United States: Policy and Trends
-05/07/09   Environmental Activities of the U.S. Coast Guard
-05/07/09   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security
-05/07/09   Strategic Arms Control after START: Issues and Options
-05/07/09   U.S. - China Counterterrorism Cooperation: Issues for U.S. Policy
-05/06/09   North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Implementation: The Future of Commercial Trucking Across the Mexican Border
-05/06/09   Supreme Court Appointment Process: Roles of the President, Judiciary Committee, and Senate
-05/05/09   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe
-05/05/09   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons
-05/05/09   U.S. Accession to ASEAN's Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC)
-05/04/09   Banking and Financial Infrastructure Continuity: Pandemic Flu, Terrorism, and Other Challenges
-05/04/09   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Development and Diplomacy
-05/04/09   Project BioShield: Purposes and Authorities
-05/04/09   The 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Outbreak: Selected Legal Issues
-05/04/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Lessons from Japan's Lost Decade of the 1990's
-05/01/09   Taiwan-U.S. Relations: Developments and Policy Implications
-05/01/09   The Iran Sanctions Act (ISA)

April
-04/30/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-04/30/09   Foreign Operations Appropriations: General Provisions
-04/30/09   Passports: Current Regulations
-04/30/09   Saudi Arabia: Background and U.S. Relations
-04/30/09   The 2009 H1N1 "Swine Flu" Outbreak: An Overview
-04/29/09   Proposals for a Congressional Commission on the Financial Crisis: A Comparative Analysis
-04/29/09   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians
-04/28/09   Stem Cell Research: Ethical Issues
-04/27/09   Burma and Transnational Crime
-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
-04/27/09   The 2010 Decennial Census: Background and Issues
-04/24/09   U.S. - Funded Assistance Programs in China
-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
-04/22/09   Iraq: Politics, Elections, and Benchmarks
-04/21/09   Afghanistan: Government Formation and Performance
-04/21/09   Afghanistan: Narcotics and U.S. Policy
-04/21/09   Piracy Off the Horn of Africa
-04/21/09   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP): Issues for Congress
-04/20/09   Direct Overt U.S. Aid and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-Fy2009
-04/20/09   Insolvency of Systemically Significant Financial Companies: Bankruptcy vs. Conservatorship/Receivership
-04/17/09   NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance
-04/16/09   Algeria: Current Issues
-04/16/09   Federal Advisory Committees: An Overview
-04/16/09   Iraq: U.S. Casualties
-04/16/09   Organized Crime in the United States: Trends and Issues for Congress
-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   Cuba: Issues for the 111th Congress
-04/14/09   Electric Power Transmission: Background and Policy Issues
-04/14/09   Health Care Reform: An Introduction
-04/14/09   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses
-04/14/09   Mexico - U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress
-04/14/09   NATO Enlargement: Albania, Croatia, and Possible Future Candidates
-04/14/09   State Health Reform Strategies
-04/14/09   The Iran Sanctions Act (ISA)
-04/13/09   America COMPETES Act and the FY2010 Budget
-04/13/09   China's Currency: A Summary of the Economic Issues
-04/10/09   Authoritative Resources on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
-04/10/09   The National Intelligence Council: Issues and Options for Congress
-04/09/09   Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Political Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests
-04/09/09   Border Security: Key Agencies and Their Missions
-04/09/09   Fifth Summit of the Americas, Port of Spain: Trinidad and Tobago, April 2009: Background, Agenda, and Expectations
-04/09/09   Foreign Aid: An Introduction to U.S. Programs and Policy
-04/09/09   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues
-04/07/09   Enemy Combatant Detainees: Habeas Corpus Challenges in Federal Court
-04/07/09   Iran's Activities and Influence in Iraq
-04/07/09   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases
-04/07/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Foreign and Trade Policy Effects
-04/06/09   The Kurds in Post-Saddam Iraq
-04/03/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-04/03/09   Iraq: U.S. Casualties
-04/03/09   Kuwait: Security, Reform, and U.S. Policy
-04/03/09   Sea-Based Ballistic Missile Defense - Background and Issues for Congress
-04/03/09   Stability in Russia's Chechnya and Other Regions of the North Caucasus: Recent Developments
-04/03/09   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2009 Appropriations
-04/03/09   Strategic Arms Control After START: Issues and Options
-04/03/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-04/03/09   U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations: Trends, Issues, and Implications
-04/02/09   Assistantce to North Korea
-04/02/09   China and the Global Financial Crisis: Implications for the United States
-04/02/09   China-U.S. Relations: Current Issues and Implications for U.S. Policy
-04/02/09   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security
-04/02/09   Israel: Background and Relations with the United States
-04/02/09   Operation Iraqi Freedom: Strategies, Approaches, Results, and Issues for Congress
-04/02/09   Taiwan-U.S. Relations: Developments and Policy Implications
-04/01/09   Bosnia: Current Issues and U.S. Policy
-04/01/09   Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues
-04/01/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-04/01/09   The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Background and Policy Issues
-04/01/09   U.S. Security Assistance to Lebanon
-04/01/09   Zimbabwe

March
-03/31/09   Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the 2008 Meetings in Lima, Peru
-03/31/09   China - U.S. Trade Issues
-03/31/09   Cuba: U.S. Restrictions on Travel and Remittances
-03/31/09   Iran's Nuclear Program: Tehran's Compliance with International Obligations
-03/31/09   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment
-03/30/09   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Development and Diplomacy
-03/30/09   State, Foreign Operations Appropriations: A Guide to Component Accounts
-03/27/09   Latin America and the Caribbean: Fact Sheet on Leaders and Elections
-03/27/09   The Budget Resolution and Spending Legislation
-03/27/09   The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): Efforts to Support Financial and Housing Markets
-03/27/09   What's the Difference? - Comparing U.S. and Chinese Trade Data
-03/26/09   Egypt: Background and U.S. Relations
-03/26/09   Panama: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations
-03/25/09   Iraq: Politics, Elections, and Benchmarks
-03/25/09   Madagascar's 2009 Political Crisis
-03/25/09   The Global Nuclear Detection Architecture: Issues for Congress
-03/25/09   Zimbabwe: The Power Sharing Agreement and Implications for U.S. Policy
-03/24/09   National Special Security Events
-03/24/09   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications
-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
-03/23/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-03/23/09   Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Tax Incentive Resources
-03/23/09   Rwanda: Background and Current Developments
-03/23/09   The Democratic Republic of Congo: Background and Current Developments
-03/23/09   The Global Economic Downturn and Protectionism
-03/20/09   Analysis of Selected Legislative Proposals Addressing Guantanamo Detainees
-03/20/09   Broadband Infrastructure Programs in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
-03/20/09   EU-U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude
-03/20/09   Immigration of Foreign Workers: Labor Market Tests and Protections
-03/20/09   NATO's 60th Anniversary Summit
-03/19/09   Broadband Internet Access and the Digital Divide: Federal Assistance Programs
-03/19/09   Net Neutrality: Background and Issues
-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
-03/18/09   Cuba: Issues for the 111th Congress
-03/18/09   El Salvador: Political, Economic, and Social Conditions and U.S. Relations
-03/17/09   Export-Import Bank: Background and Legislative Issues
-03/17/09   Foreign Holdings of Federal Debt
-03/17/09   Health Insurance: A Primer
-03/17/09   Job Loss and Infrastructure Job Creation During the Recession
-03/17/09   The Tibetan Policy Act of 2002: Background and Implementation
-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
-03/16/09   Ongoing Government Assistance for American International Group (AIG)
-03/16/09   The United States and Europe: Current Issues
-03/13/09   Foreign Investment in U.S. Securities
-03/13/09   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses
-03/12/09   Energy Provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (P.L. 111-5)
-03/12/09   Iraq: Reconstruction Assistance
-03/12/09   Sudan: The Crisis in Darfur and Status of the North-South Peace Agreement
-03/11/09   Enforcing Immigration Law: The Role of State and Local Law Enforcement
-03/11/09   Fairness Doctrine: History and Constituional Issues
-03/11/09   Latin America: Terrorism Issues
-03/11/09   NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance
-03/11/09   Syria: Background and U.S. Relations
-03/11/09   The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress
-03/10/09   Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative: Legal Authorities and Policy Considerations
-03/10/09   Latin America and the Caribbean: Fact Sheet on Leaders and Elections
-03/10/09   The United Arab Emirates Nuclear Program and Proposed U.S. Nuclear Cooperation
-03/09/09   Israeli-Arab Negotiations: Background, Conflicts, and U.S. Policy
-03/09/09   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer
-03/09/09   The Financial Crisis: Impact on and Response by The European Union
-03/09/09   The Iran Sanctions Act (ISA)
-03/09/09   Transsatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress
-03/09/09   U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions
-03/06/09   Climate Change: Current Issues and Policy Tools
-03/06/09   Georgia (Republic) and NATO Enlargement: Issues and Implications
-03/06/09   International Trade: Rules of Origin
-03/06/09   Pakistan's Capital Crisis: Implications for U.S. Policy
-03/06/09   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts
-03/05/09   Analysis of Legislative Proposals Addressing Guantanamo Detainees
-03/05/09   China's Economic Conditions
-03/05/09   China's Holdings of U.S. Securities: Implications for the U.S. Economy
-03/05/09   Tax Reform: An Overview of Proposals in the 111th Congress
-03/05/09   The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): Summary of Actions in Support of Housing and Financial Markets
-03/05/09   Ukraine: Current Issues and U.S. Policy
-03/04/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-03/04/09   China - U.S. Trade Issues
-03/04/09   The Federal Government Debt: Its Size and Economic Significance
-03/03/09   Energy Provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (P.L.111-5)
-03/03/09   Russia-Georgia Conflict in August 2008: Context and Implications for U.S. Interests
-03/02/09   Afghanistan: Government Formation and Performance
-03/02/09   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security
-03/02/09   Latin America and the Caribbean: Fact Sheet on Economic and Social Indicators
-03/02/09   Technology Transfer: Use of Federally Funded Research and Development
-03/02/09   The Technology Innovation Program
-03/02/09   Unauthorized Employment in the United States: Issues, Options, and Legislation

February
-02/27/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-02/25/09   Central Asia's Security: Issues and Implications for U.S. Interests
-02/25/09   China's Foreign Aid Activities in Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia
-02/25/09   Cuba: Issues for the 111th Congress
-02/25/09   Defense: FY2009 Authorization and Appropriations
-02/25/09   Public Health and Medical Preparedness and Response: Issues in the 111th Congress
-02/24/09   Intelligence Authorization Legislation: Status and Challenges
-02/24/09   North Korean Ballistic Missile Threat to the United States
-02/24/09   Who Regulates Whom? An Overview of U.S. Financial Supervision
-02/23/09   Carbon Tax and Greenhouse Gas Control: Options and Considerations for Congress
-02/23/09   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues
-02/20/09   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses
-02/20/09   The Global Financial and Economic Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-02/20/09   Zimbabwe
-02/19/09   Fishery, Aquaculture, and Marine Mamal Issues in the 111th Congress
-02/19/09   Japan's Nuclear Future: Policy Debate, Prospects, and U.S. Interests
-02/19/09   The Evolving Broadband Infrastructure: Expansion, Applications, and Regulation
-02/17/09   Iraq: Politics, Elections, and Benchmarks
-02/17/09   Presidential Records: Issues for the 111th Congress
-02/17/09   Troubled Asset Relief Program and Foreclosures
-02/13/09   Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Vehicles: Issues in Congress
-02/13/09   Iran's Activities and Influence in Iraq
-02/12/09   North Korea's Nuclear Weapons
-02/12/09   Strategic Arms Control after START: Issues and Options
-02/10/09   Arms Control and nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements
-02/10/09   Foreign Aid: An Introduction to U.S. Programs and Policy
-02/09/09   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-02/09/09   International Drug Control Policy
-02/09/09   Preserving Homeownership: Foreclosure Prevention Initiatives
-02/06/09   Nuclear Waste Disposal: Alternatives to Yucca Mountain
-02/06/09   Ocean Piracy and Its Impact on Insurance
-02/06/09   Pakistan-U.S. Relations
-02/06/09   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment
-02/06/09   The President's Office of Science and Technology Policy: Issues for Congress
-02/06/09   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy
-02/05/09   Afghanistan: Government Formation and Performance
-02/05/09   Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP): Status and Issues
-02/05/09   Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade
-02/05/09   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security
-02/05/09   Peacekeeping/Stabilization and Conflict Transitions
-02/05/09   The Economics of the Federal Budget Deficit
-02/05/09   U.S. Economy in Recession: Similarities To and Differences From the Past
-02/05/09   U.S.-Vietnam Relations in 2009: Current Issues and Implications for U.S. Policy
-02/04/09   Iran's Ballistic Missile Programs: An Overview
-02/04/09   The Global Financial Crisis: The Role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
-02/04/09   The Manhattan Project, the Apollo Program, and Federal Energy Technology R&D Programs: A Comparative Analysis
-02/03/09   Biochar: Examination of an Emerging Concept to Mitigate Climate Change
-02/03/09   Cuba: Issues for the 111th Congress
-02/03/09   Science, Technology, and American Diplomacy: Background and Issues for Congress
-02/03/09   U.S. Energy: Overview and Selected Facts and Numbers
-02/02/09   International Illegal Trade in Wildlife: Threats and U.S. Policy
-02/02/09   North Korea: Terrorism List Removal?
-02/02/09   Proposed Funding for Workforce Development in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009
-02/02/09   The Iran Sanctions Act (ISA)
-02/02/09   U.S. Civilian Space Policy Priorities: Reflections 50 Years After Sputnik
-02/02/09   War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance

January
-01/30/09   Federal Statutes: What They Are and Where to Find Them
-01/30/09   India-U.S. Relations
-01/30/09   Offshore Oil and Gas Development: Legal Framework
-01/30/09   U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians
-01/30/09   U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry: Federal Financial Assistance and Restructuring
-01/30/09   Visa Waiver Program
-01/29/09   Campaign Finance: Potential Legislative and Policy Issues for the 111th Congress
-01/29/09   Causes of the Financial Crisis
-01/29/09   Enemy Combatant Detainees: Habeas Corpus Challenges in Federal Court
-01/29/09   Financial Market Intervention
-01/29/09   Immigration: The Effects on Low-Skilled and High-Skilled Native-Born Workers
-01/29/09   Iraq: U.S. Casualties
-01/29/09   PEPFAR Reauthorization: Key Policy Debates and Changes to U.S. International HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Programs and Funding
-01/29/09   U.S. Global Climate Change Policy: Evolving Views on Cost, Competitiveness, and Comprehensiveness
-01/29/09   Using Business Tax Cuts to Stimulate the Economy
-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   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses
-01/28/09   Islam: Sunnis and Shiites
-01/28/09   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons
-01/28/09   Transportation Security: Issues for the 111th Congress
-01/27/09   Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Vehicles: Issues in Congress
-01/27/09   Automobile and Light Truck Fuel Economy: The CAFE Standards
-01/27/09   NATO Common Funds Burdensharing: Background and Current Issues
-01/27/09   United Nations Reform: U.S. Policy and International Perspectives
-01/27/09   World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Treaty on the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations
-01/26/09   Conventional Warheads for Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues for Congress
-01/26/09   Foreign Investment in the United States: Major Federal Statutory Restrictions
-01/26/09   International Population Assistance and Family Planning Programs: Issues for Congress
-01/26/09   Iraq's Debt Relief: Procedure and Potentional Implications for International Debt Relief
-01/26/09   U.N. Convention Against Torture (CAT): Overview and Application to Interrogation Techniques
-01/23/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-01/23/09   Interrogation of Detainees: Requirements of the Detainee Treatment Act
-01/23/09   Selected Issues Related to an Expansion of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)
-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   Infrastructure Programs: What's Different About Broadband?
-01/22/09   Proposed Funding for Education in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
-01/22/09   Renditions: Constraints Imposed by Laws on Torture
-01/22/09   The War Crimes Act: Current Issues
-01/22/09   Yemen: Background and U.S. Relations
-01/21/09   A Federal Chief Technology Officer in the Obama Administration: Options and Issues for Consideration
-01/21/09   Lebanon: Background and U.S. Relations
-01/21/09   Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe
-01/21/09   The U.N. Convention Against Torture: Overview of U.S. Implementation Policy Concerning the Removal of Aliens
-01/16/09   Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
-01/16/09   Clean Air Issues in the 111th Congress
-01/16/09   Federal Budget Process Reform in the 111th Congress: A Brief Overview
-01/16/09   Issues in Green Building and the Federal Response: An Introduction
-01/16/09   States and Proposed Economic Recovery Plans
-01/15/09   "Fast Track" Procedures to Disapprove Additional Funds Under the Emergency Stabilization Act
-01/15/09   Congress as a Consumer of Intelligence Information
-01/15/09   Iran's Economic Conditions: U.S. Policy Issues
-01/15/09   Israel and Hamas: Conflict in Gaza (2008-2009)
-01/15/09   U.S. Immigration Policy on Temporary Admissions
-01/14/09   Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Security Issues and Implications for U.S. Interests
-01/14/09   Homeland Security Intelligence: Perceptions, Statutory Definitions, and Approaches
-01/14/09   Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security
-01/14/09   The Special Inspector General (SIG) for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)
-01/13/09   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy
-01/13/09   Merida Initiative for Mexico and Central America: Funding and Policy Issues
-01/12/09   Chile: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations
-01/12/09   The Impact of Food Insecurity and Hunger on Global Health: Issues for Congress
-01/12/09   The President's State of the Union Address: Tradition, Function, and Policy Implications
-01/09/09   Intelligence Issues for Congress
-01/08/09   U.S. Military Stop Loss Program
-01/07/09   An Overview of the Presidential Pardoning Power
-01/07/09   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues
-01/07/09   Iran's Activities and Influence in Iraq
-01/07/09   Taiwan-U.S. Relations: Recent Developments and Their Policy Implications
-01/07/09   The UNESCO World Heritage Convention: Congressional Issues
-01/06/09   Afghanistan: Government Formation and Performance
-01/06/09   Amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Set to Expire in 2009
-01/06/09   The Role of Public Works Infrastructure in Economic Stimulus
-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
-01/05/09   Biofuels Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs
-01/05/09   States and Proposed Economic Recovery Plans
-01/02/09   Economic Slowdown: Issues and Policies
-01/02/09   Iraq: Politics, Elections, and Benchmarks