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U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

Defense and National Security - 2011 -

-02/24/14   The 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) and Defense Strategy: Issues for Congress  [292 Kb]
-03/01/13   The 2013 Cybersecurity Executive Order: Overview and Considerations for Congress  [270 Kb]
-10/05/12   2012-2013 Presidential Election Period: National Security Considerations and Options  [472 Kb]
-01/14/11   Afghanistan Casualties: Military Forces and Civilians  [140 Kb]
-07/22/11   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa  [478 Kb]
-03/22/11   Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa  [478 Kb]
-07/15/13   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [631 Kb]
-02/20/13   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [624 Kb]
-03/07/12   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [611 Kb]
-09/20/11   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [612 Kb]
-05/02/11   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [600 Kb]
-03/23/11   Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements  [600 Kb]
-02/28/14   Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress  [407 Kb]
-03/05/13   Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress  [519 Kb]
-01/03/13   Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress  [448 Kb]
-05/18/12   Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress  [415 Kb]
-04/20/12   Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress  [395 Kb]
-06/24/13   Ballistic Missile Defense in the Asia-Pacific Region: Cooperation and Opposition  [381 Kb]
-01/23/12   Building Civilian Interagency Capacity for Missions Abroad: Key Proposals and Issues for Congress  [774 Kb]
-03/30/11   Central America Regional Security Initiative: Background and Policy Issues for Congress  [553 Kb]
-09/13/13   Chemical Weapons: A Summary Report of Characteristics and Effects  [249 Kb]
-11/07/12   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues  [725 Kb]
-05/26/11   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues  [686 Kb]
-02/28/14   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [4517 Kb]
-09/05/13   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [5244 Kb]
-07/05/13   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [5181 Kb]
-03/21/13   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [2755 Kb]
-10/17/12   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [2684 Kb]
-03/23/12   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [1587 Kb]
-02/03/11   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [1625 Kb]
-07/06/11   Closing Guantanamo Detention Center  [573 Kb]
-05/30/13   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues  [621 Kb]
-02/11/11   Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues  [534 Kb]
-07/09/13   Cluster Munitions: Background and Issues for Congress  [225 Kb]
-05/09/12   Comparison of Rights in Military Commission Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court  [369 Kb]
-06/10/13   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [663 Kb]
-02/12/13   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [636 Kb]
-01/02/13   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [627 Kb]
-08/03/12   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [584 Kb]
-12/07/11   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [550 Kb]
-10/05/11   Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments  [546 Kb]
-02/19/13   Congressional Authority to Limit Military Operations  [494 Kb]
-05/14/12   Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Current Structure and Alternatives  [412 Kb]
-03/14/12   Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Current Structure and Alternatives  [409 Kb]
-08/24/12   Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 2004-2011  [606 Kb]
-09/22/11   Conventional Arms Transfers in Developing Nations, 2003-2010  [763 Kb]
-04/26/13   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [443 Kb]
-01/10/13   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [433 Kb]
-07/06/12   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [418 Kb]
-02/13/12   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [419 Kb]
-06/21/11   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [378 Kb]
-03/01/11   Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues  [374 Kb]
-05/31/12   Countering Violent Extremism in the United States  [672 Kb]
-04/10/13   Covert Action: Legislative Background and Possible Policy Questions  [235 Kb]
-09/09/13   Criminal Prohibitions on the Publiction of Classified Defense Information  [410 Kb]
-06/24/13   Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information  [407 Kb]
-01/31/13   Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information  [402 Kb]
-07/20/12   Cybercrime: Conceptual Issues for Congress and U.S. Law Enforcement  [379 Kb]
-05/23/12   Cybercrime: Conceptual Issues for Congress and U.S. Law Enforcement  [379 Kb]
-09/20/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [742 Kb]
-07/18/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [722 Kb]
-06/19/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [700 Kb]
-05/24/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [689 Kb]
-04/17/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [648 Kb]
-02/28/13   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [622 Kb]
-09/11/12   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [530 Kb]
-07/03/12   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [482 Kb]
-04/26/12   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources  [478 Kb]
-01/09/14   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources, by Topic  [591 Kb]
-01/28/13   Cybersecurity: Cyber Crime Protection Security Act (S.111, 112th Congress) - A Legal Analysis  [324 Kb]
-04/17/13   Cybersecurity: Selected Legal Issues  [371 Kb]
-03/17/11   Declarations of War and Authorizations for the Use of Military Force: Historical Background and Legal Implications  [816 Kb]
-06/05/13   Defense Authorization and Appropriations Bills: FY1970-FY2013  [319 Kb]
-01/08/14   Defense: FY2014 Authorization and Appropriations  [760 Kb]
-12/16/13   Defense: FY2014 Authorization and Appropriations  [736 Kb]
-09/05/12   Defense: FY2013 Authorization and Appropriations  [616 Kb]
-07/13/12   Defense: FY2013 Authorization and Appropriations  [562 Kb]
-11/25/11   Defense: FY2012 Budget Request, Authorization and Appropriations  [632 Kb]
-01/08/13   Defining Homeland Security: Analysis and Congressional Considerations  [304 Kb]
-04/03/12   Defining Homeland Security: Analysis and Congressional Considerations  [289 Kb]
-07/20/12   Department of Defense Energy Initiatives: Background and Issues for Congress  [886 Kb]
-06/05/12   Department of Defense Energy Initiatives: Background and Issues for Congress  [834 Kb]
-05/17/13   Department of Defense's Use of Contractors to Support Military Operations: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress  [1119 Kb]
-01/23/14   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [593 Kb]
-07/25/13   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [592 Kb]
-12/04/12   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [577 Kb]
-04/11/12   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [537 Kb]
-02/01/12   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [519 Kb]
-03/06/14   Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations for and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2015  [110 Kb]
-04/11/13   Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations for and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2014  [110 Kb]
-07/27/12   Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2013  [29 Kb]
-02/29/12   Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2013  [47 Kb]
-06/24/11   "Dirty Bombs": Background in Brief  [453 Kb]
-06/24/11   "Dirty Bombs": Technical Background, Attack Prevention and Response, Issues for Congress  [1884 Kb]
-12/14/12   DOD Alternative Fuels: Policy, Initiatives and Legislative Activity  [368 Kb]
-04/08/13   The European Union: Foreign and Security Policy  [340 Kb]
-10/01/12   The Exon-Florio National Security Test for Foreign Investment  [363 Kb]
-11/09/12   Federal Laws Relating to Cybersecurity: Discussion of Proposed Revisions  [596 Kb]
-06/29/12   Federal Laws Relating to Cybersecurity: Discussion of Proposed Revisions  [574 Kb]
-06/20/13   Federal Laws Relating to Cybersecurity: Overview and Discussion of Proposed Revisions  [598 Kb]
-04/04/13   Foreign Investment and National Security: Economic Considerations  [394 Kb]
-07/10/13   Foreign Surveillance and the Future of Standing to Sue Post-Clapper  [262 Kb]
-04/20/12   FY2013 Defense Budget Request: Overview and Context  [381 Kb]
-03/18/11   "Gang of Four" Congressional Intelligence Notifications  [154 Kb]
-08/01/12   Global Security Contingency Fund (GSCF): Summary and Issue Overview  [268 Kb]
-01/22/13   Global Security Contingency Fund: Summary and Issue Overview  [320 Kb]
-01/13/11   Guantanamo Detention Center: Legislative Activity in the 111th Congress  [286 Kb]
-01/12/12   In Brief: Assessing DOD's New Strategic Guidance  [217 Kb]
-05/04/12   In Brief: Clarifying the Concept of "Partnership" in National Security  [227 Kb]
-12/06/12   In Brief: Next Steps in the War in Afghanistan? Issues for Congress  [261 Kb]
-06/15/12   In Brief: Next Steps in the War in Afghanistan? Issues for Congress  [246 Kb]
-09/23/13   Issues in Homeland Security Policy for the 113th Congress  [768 Kb]
-08/30/13   Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2013  [447 Kb]
-05/03/13   Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2013  [451 Kb]
-09/19/12   Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2012  [407 Kb]
-01/30/13   Integration of Drones into Domestic Airspace: Selected Legal Issues  [363 Kb]
-09/18/12   Intelligence Authorization Legislation: Status and Challenges  [278 Kb]
-06/01/12   Intelligence Authorization Legislation: Status and Challenges  [267 Kb]
-05/21/12   Intelligence Authorization Legislation: Status and Challenges  [267 Kb]
-01/06/11   Intelligence Estimates: How Useful to Congress?  [200 Kb]
-12/13/12   Intelligence Identities Protection Act  [245 Kb]
-04/23/13   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [368 Kb]
-12/28/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [346 Kb]
-10/28/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [343 Kb]
-10/05/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [339 Kb]
-09/21/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [339 Kb]
-09/14/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [335 Kb]
-08/05/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [278 Kb]
-06/21/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [279 Kb]
-06/14/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [277 Kb]
-05/05/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [275 Kb]
-04/28/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [274 Kb]
-03/03/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [273 Kb]
-02/11/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [274 Kb]
-01/20/11   Intelligence Issues for Congress  [274 Kb]
-09/05/13   Intelligence Spending and Appropriations: Issues for Congress  [360 Kb]
-07/20/12   The Interplay of Borders, Turf, Cyberspace, and Jurisdiction: Issues Confronting U.S. Law Enforcement  [495 Kb]
-02/27/13   Issues in Homeland Security Policy for the 113th Congress  [696 Kb]
-03/22/11   Japan 2011 Earthquake: U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Response  [346 Kb]
-03/17/11   Japan 2011 Earthquake: U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Response  [198 Kb]
-12/11/12   Judicial Activity Concerning Enemy Combatant Detainees: Major Court Rulings  [502 Kb]
-04/11/12   The Lord's Resistance Army: The U.S. Response  [630 Kb]
-07/25/12   Major U.S. Arms Sales and Grants to Pakistan Since 2001  [42 Kb]
-03/02/11   Managing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Policy Implications of Expanding Global Access to Nuclear Power  [553 Kb]
-01/09/14   Marine Corps Drawdown, Force Structure Initiatives, and Roles and Missions: Background and Issues for Congress  [353 Kb]
-03/31/11   Military Justice: Courts-Martial, An Overview  [223 Kb]
-12/27/11   The National Intelligence Council (NIC): Issues and Options for Congress  [286 Kb]
-12/28/11   The National Security Council: An Organizational Assessment  [455 Kb]
-05/14/12   NATO's Chicago Summit  [310 Kb]
-06/27/13   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1088 Kb]
-04/25/13   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1072 Kb]
-03/15/13   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1116 Kb]
-10/18/12   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1076 Kb]
-08/10/12   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1073 Kb]
-06/27/12   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1071 Kb]
-06/13/12   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1067 Kb]
-04/06/12   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1036 Kb]
-01/14/11   Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress  [1702 Kb]
-01/08/14   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [434 Kb]
-12/05/13   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [431 Kb]
-07/12/13   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [430 Kb]
-04/03/13   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [428 Kb]
-02/20/13   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [428 Kb]
-11/30/12   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [428 Kb]
-02/14/12   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [404 Kb]
-12/23/11   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [415 Kb]
-04/21/11   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [355 Kb]
-01/26/11   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [351 Kb]
-03/08/13   New Zealand: U.S. Security Cooperation and the U.S. Rebalancing to Asia Strategy  [310 Kb]
-01/06/14   Next Steps in Nuclear Arms Control with Russia: Issues for Congress  [447 Kb]
-06/19/13   Next Steps in Nuclear Arms Control with Russia: Issues for Congress  [386 Kb]
-04/10/13   Next Steps in Nuclear Arms Control with Russia: Issues for Congress  [385 Kb]
-05/03/13   No-Fly Zones: Strategic, Operational, and Legal Considerations for Congress  [287 Kb]
-03/18/11   No-Fly Zones: Strategic, Operational, and Legal Considerations for Congress  [240 Kb]
-02/04/11   Nonproliferation and Threat Reduction Assistance: U.S. Programs in the Former Soviet Union  [568 Kb]
-01/03/14   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons  [425 Kb]
-12/19/12   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons  [399 Kb]
-02/14/12   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons  [371 Kb]
-02/02/11   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons  [349 Kb]
-07/02/13   NSA Surveillance Leaks: Background and Issues for Congress  [310 Kb]
-06/19/12   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [273 Kb]
-08/11/11   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [191 Kb]
-04/22/11   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [188 Kb]
-02/23/11   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [145 Kb]
-01/11/11   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [136 Kb]
-05/01/13   Nuclear Weapons R and D Organizations in Nine Nations  [273 Kb]
-02/22/13   Nuclear Weapons R&D Organizations in Nine Nations  [270 Kb]
-02/28/11   Nuclear Weapons R&D Organizations in Nine Nations  [176 Kb]
-03/30/11   Operation Odyssey Dawn (Libya): Background and Issues for Congress  [864 Kb]
-03/28/11   Operation Odyssey Dawn (Libya): Background and Issues for Congress  [820 Kb]
-02/02/11   Peacekeeping/Stabilization and Conflict Transitions: Background and Congressional Action on the Civilian Response/Reserve Corps and Other Civilian Stabilization and Reconstruction Capabilities  [346 Kb]
-10/25/12   Proliferation Control Regimes: Background and Status  [466 Kb]
-05/14/12   Proliferation of Precision Strikes: Issues for Congress  [1484 Kb]
-06/15/12   Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)  [290 Kb]
-01/18/11   Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)  [182 Kb]
-02/25/13   Securing America's Borders: The Role of the Military  [219 Kb]
-10/31/11   Securing Nuclear Materials: The 2010 Summit and Issues for Congress  [420 Kb]
-03/07/12   Securing Nuclear Materials: The 2012 Summit and Issues for Congress  [434 Kb]
-04/27/11   Securing Nuclear Materials: The 2010 Summit and Issues for Congress  [299 Kb]
-04/19/13   Security Assistance Reform: "Section 1206": Background and Issues for Congress  [478 Kb]
-02/11/11   Security Assistance Reform: "Section 1206" Background and Issues for Congress  [401 Kb]
-04/10/13   Sensitive Covert Action Notifications: Oversight Options for Congress  [223 Kb]
-02/28/13   Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence  [754 Kb]
-03/15/12   Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA): What Is It, and How Has It Been Utilized?  [367 Kb]
-01/05/11   Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA): What Is It, and How Has It Been Utilized?  [315 Kb]
-11/27/13   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [637 Kb]
-11/29/12   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [684 Kb]
-05/17/12   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [657 Kb]
-02/24/12   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [721 Kb]
-09/15/11   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [700 Kb]
-07/27/11   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [669 Kb]
-02/24/11   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [656 Kb]
-02/10/11   Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990  [649 Kb]
-01/08/14   Threats to U.S. National Security Interests in Space: Orbital Debris Mitigation and Removal  [385 Kb]
-04/08/11   Turkey-U.S. Defense Cooperation: Prospects and Challenges  [1723 Kb]
-01/03/13   The Unified Command Plan and Combatant Commands: Background and Issues for Congress  [729 Kb]
-07/17/12   The Unified Command Plan and Combatant Commands: Background and Issues for Congress  [700 Kb]
-03/14/13   A Unified National Security Budget? Issues for Congress  [287 Kb]
-10/04/12   The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act: Overview and Issues  [290 Kb]
-01/30/13   Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Manufacturing Trends  [283 Kb]
-12/16/11   U.S. Arms Sales: Agreements with and Deliveries to Major Clients, 2003-2010  [231 Kb]
-07/25/13   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress  [872 Kb]
-03/19/13   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress  [858 Kb]
-10/25/12   U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress  [824 Kb]
-06/19/12   U.S. - China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress  [815 Kb]
-03/22/13   U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Trade Facilitation, Enforcement, and Security  [558 Kb]
-03/06/12   U.S. Defense Articles and Services Supplied to Foreign Recipients: Restrictions on Their Use  [208 Kb]
-06/12/13   U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond  [612 Kb]
-08/15/11   U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond  [606 Kb]
-07/22/11   U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond  [537 Kb]
-02/16/11   U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond  [495 Kb]
-01/26/11   U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond  [494 Kb]
-08/03/12   The U.S. Military Presence in Okinawa and the Futenma Base Controversy  [622 Kb]
-12/28/12   U.S. Periods of War and Dates of Current Conflicts  [234 Kb]
-08/23/11   U.S. Periods of War and Dates of Current Conflicts  [220 Kb]
-04/16/12   The U.S. Secret Service: An Examination and Analysis of Its Evolving Missions  [352 Kb]
-09/18/13   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress  [372 Kb]
-02/06/13   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress  [337 Kb]
-01/03/13   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress  [323 Kb]
-07/15/11   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress  [243 Kb]
-06/14/13   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues  [476 Kb]
-02/22/12   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues  [443 Kb]
-11/08/11   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues  [438 Kb]
-05/04/11   U.S Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues  [355 Kb]
-03/10/11   U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues  [345 Kb]
-01/03/12   U.S. Unmanned Aerial Systems  [655 Kb]
-12/17/13   War in Afghanistan: Campaign Progress, Political Strategy, and Issues for Congress  [296 Kb]
-09/24/12   The War Powers Resolution: After Thirty-Eight Years  [681 Kb]
-09/25/12   War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance  [312 Kb]
-08/30/12   War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance  [309 Kb]
-03/25/11   War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance  [235 Kb]
-05/09/13   Women in Combat: Issues for Congress  [287 Kb]
-12/13/12   Women in Combat: Issues for Congress  [261 Kb]
-04/05/12   Women in Combat: Issues for Congress  [245 Kb]