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Diplomacy in Action

2014 Reports

April
-04/11/14   NAFTA at 20: Overview and Trade Effects  [475 Kb]
-04/11/14   The Federal Budget: Overview and Issues for FY2015 and Beyond  [402 Kb]
-04/11/14   U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel  [421 Kb]
-04/10/14   U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production in Federal and Non-Federal Areas  [284 Kb]
-04/09/14   Armed Conflict in Syria: Overview and U.S. Response  [858 Kb]
-04/09/14   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [317 Kb]
-04/08/14   Millennium Challenge Corporation  [465 Kb]
-04/08/14   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [433 Kb]
-04/07/14   Campaign Contribution Limits: Selected Questions About McCutcheon and Policy Issues for Congress  [319 Kb]
-04/04/14   Global Security Contingency Fund: Summary and Issue Overview  [316 Kb]
-04/04/14   Security Assistance Reform: "Section 1206" Background and Issues for Congress  [347 Kb]
-04/02/14   Foreign Assistance to North Korea  [419 Kb]
-04/01/14   Overview of Constitutional Challenges to NSA Collection Activities and Recent Developments  [307 Kb]

March
-03/31/14   Reform of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Courts: A Brief Overview  [294 Kb]
-03/28/14   Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress  [1426 Kb]
-03/27/14   Brazil: Political and Economic Situation and U.S. Relations  [585 Kb]
-03/27/14   Defense Authorization and Appropriations Bills: FY1970-FY2014  [321 Kb]
-03/27/14   Turkey: Background and U.S. Relations  [893 Kb]
-03/26/14   Major U.S. Arms Sales and Grants to Pakistan Since 2001  [87 Kb]
-03/25/14   Marijuana: Medical and Retail - Selected Legal Issues  [526 Kb]
-03/24/14   Bahrain: Reform, Security, and U.S. Policy  [521 Kb]
-03/24/14   Financing the U.S. Trade Deficit  [353 Kb]
-03/24/14   U.S. - Vietnam Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: Issues for Congress  [326 Kb]
-03/24/14   Ukraine: Current Issues and U.S. Policy  [285 Kb]
-03/21/14   Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests  [826 Kb]
-03/21/14   Comparison of Rights in Military Commissions Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court  [391 Kb]
-03/20/14   In Brief: U.S. Nuclear Weapon "Pit" Production: Background and Options  [238 Kb]
-03/19/14   Military Base Closures: Frequently Asked Questions  [205 Kb]
-03/18/14   Iran Sanctions  [705 Kb]
-03/14/14   Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Disputes Involving China: Issues for Congress  [1047 Kb]
-03/14/14   Membership of the 113th Congress: A Profile  [285 Kb]
-03/14/14   Nuclear Energy: Overview of Congressional Issues  [261 Kb]
-03/12/14   Climate Change Legislation in the 113th Congress  [323 Kb]
-03/12/14   The Help America Vote Act and Election Administration: Overview and Issues  [335 Kb]
-03/11/14   IMF Reforms: Issues for Congress  [383 Kb]
-03/07/14   The Military Commissions Act of 2009 (MCA 2009): Overview and Legal Issues  [594 Kb]
-03/06/14   Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations for and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2015  [110 Kb]
-03/06/14   The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)  [390 Kb]
-03/05/14   Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses  [844 Kb]
-03/05/14   Russian Political, Economic, and Security Issues and U.S. Interests  [882 Kb]

February
-02/28/14   Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress  [407 Kb]
-02/28/14   China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress  [4517 Kb]
-02/28/14   Israel: Background and U.S. Relations  [700 Kb]
-02/28/14   Securing U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel Abroad: Legislative and Executive Branch Initiatives  [381 Kb]
-02/28/14   U.S. Farm Income  [510 Kb]
-02/28/14   Venezuela: Background and U.S. Relations  [649 Kb]
-02/26/14   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy  [310 Kb]
-02/26/14   Ukraine: Current Issues and U.S. Policy  [279 Kb]
-02/25/14   Syria: Overview of the Humanitarian Response  [445 Kb]
-02/24/14   Democratic Republic of Congo: Background and U.S. Policy  [535 Kb]
-02/24/14   The 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) and Defense Strategy: Issues for Congress  [292 Kb]
-02/24/14   The United Arab Emirates (UAE): Issues for U.S. Policy  [435 Kb]
-02/21/14   EU-U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude  [261 Kb]
-02/20/14   Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Political Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests  [726 Kb]
-02/19/14   Countering Violent Extremism in the United States  [1056 Kb]
-02/19/14   European Union Enlargement  [396 Kb]
-02/18/14   Small Business: Access to Capital and Job Creation  [459 Kb]
-02/18/14   U.S. - Japan Economic Relations: Significance, Prospects, and Policy Options  [347 Kb]
-02/18/14   Women in the United States Congress: Historical Overview, Tables, and Discussion  [526 Kb]
-02/15/14   Latin America and the Caribbean: Key Issues for the 113th Congress  [575 Kb]
-02/14/14   Bahrain: Reform, Security, and U.S. Policy  [518 Kb]
-02/14/14   Lebanon: Background and U.S. Policy  [1089 Kb]
-02/14/14   U.S. - Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Background and Issues  [456 Kb]
-02/12/14   Saudi Arabia: Background and U.S. Relations  [414 Kb]
-02/12/14   The Debt Limit Since 2011  [417 Kb]
-02/12/14   U.S. - South Korea Relations  [578 Kb]
-02/12/14   Visa Waiver Program  [383 Kb]
-02/10/14   Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Research, Development, and Demonstration at the U.S. Department of Energy  [457 Kb]
-02/10/14   The FutureGen Carbon Capture and Sequestration Project: A Brief History and Issues for Congress  [1011 Kb]
-02/10/14   Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda): U.S. and International Response to Philippines Disaster  [877 Kb]
-02/06/14   Federal Reserve: Unconventional Monetary Policy Options  [574 Kb]
-02/06/14   Yemen: Background and U.S. Relations  [340 Kb]
-02/05/14   Iraq: Politics, Governance, and Human Rights  [511 Kb]
-02/05/14   State, Foreign Operations Appropriations: A Guide to Component Accounts  [298 Kb]
-02/04/14   Cuba: U.S. Restrictions on Travel and Remittances  [504 Kb]
-02/04/14   Iran: U.S. Economic Sanctions and the Authority to Lift Restrictions  [366 Kb]
-02/03/14   Securing U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel Abroad: Legislative and Executive Branch Initiatives  [373 Kb]

January
-01/31/14   Iran Sanctions  [700 Kb]
-01/31/14   The Palestinians: Background and U.S. Relations  [835 Kb]
-01/30/14   Kuwait: Security, Reform, and U.S. Policy  [450 Kb]
-01/30/14   Qatar: Background and U.S. Relations  [532 Kb]
-01/29/14   "Leahy Law" Human Rights Provisions and Security Assistance: Issue Overview  [491 Kb]
-01/29/14   Cuba: U.S. Policy and Issues for the 113th Congress  [819 Kb]
-01/27/14   Crisis in the Central African Republic  [510 Kb]
-01/27/14   Jordan: Background and U.S. Relations  [444 Kb]
-01/27/14   Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer  [260 Kb]
-01/26/14   The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: Security and Human Rights Issues  [694 Kb]
-01/23/14   An Overview of Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas: Resources and Federal Actions  [877 Kb]
-01/23/14   Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents  [593 Kb]
-01/23/14   International Trade and Finance: Key Policy Issues for the 113th Congress, Second Session  [388 Kb]
-01/17/14   Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy  [1069 Kb]
-01/16/14   U.S. Naturalization Policy  [535 Kb]
-01/15/14   Iran Sanctions  [708 Kb]
-01/15/14   North Korea: U.S. Relations, Nuclear Diplomacy, and Internal Situation  [393 Kb]
-01/15/14   The European Union: Questions and Answers  [309 Kb]
-01/15/14   The Role of Trade Secrets in Innovation Policy  [277 Kb]
-01/14/14   Armed Conflict in Syria: Overview and U.S. Response  [766 Kb]
-01/13/14   Membership of the 113th Congress: A Profile  [291 Kb]
-01/13/14   The U.S. Export Control System and the President's Reform Initiative  [547 Kb]
-01/13/14   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy  [433 Kb]
-01/10/14   Egypt: Background and U.S. Relations  [844 Kb]
-01/09/14   Border Security: Immigration Inspections at Port of Entry  [488 Kb]
-01/09/14   Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources, by Topic  [591 Kb]
-01/09/14   Marine Corps Drawdown, Force Structure Initiatives, and Roles and Missions: Background and Issues for Congress  [353 Kb]
-01/09/14   Russian Political, Economic, and Security Issues and U.S. Interests  [863 Kb]
-01/09/14   The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress  [427 Kb]
-01/08/14   Defense: FY2014 Authorization and Appropriations  [760 Kb]
-01/08/14   Proposals to Eliminate Public Financing of Presidential Campaigns  [228 Kb]
-01/08/14   The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions  [434 Kb]
-01/08/14   Threats to U.S. National Security Interests in Space: Orbital Debris Mitigation and Removal  [385 Kb]
-01/07/14   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [329 Kb]
-01/06/14   Bahrain: Reform, Security, and U.S. Policy  [522 Kb]
-01/06/14   Iraq: Politics, Governance, and Human Rights  [504 Kb]
-01/06/14   Next Steps in Nuclear Arms Control with Russia: Issues for Congress  [447 Kb]
-01/03/14   China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues  [697 Kb]
-01/03/14   Energy-Water Nexus: The Water Sector's Energy Use  [329 Kb]
-01/03/14   Millennium Challenge Corporation  [462 Kb]
-01/03/14   Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons  [425 Kb]
-01/03/14   State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2014 Budget and Appropriations  [434 Kb]
-01/02/14   The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)  [395 Kb]