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Diplomacy in Action

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