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Executive Branch Reorganization, and More from CRS

Noteworthy publications from the Congressional Research Service that have not been made readily available online include the following (all pdf).

“Executive Branch Reorganization and Management Initiatives: A Brief Overview,” updated November 26, 2008.

“Islamist Militancy in the Pakistan-Afghanistan Border Region and U.S. Policy,” November 21, 2008 (new format, with map).

“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,” updated November 25, 2008.

“Department of Defense ‘Section 1207′ Security and Stabilization Assistance: A Fact Sheet,” updated November 25, 2008.

“Water Infrastructure Needs and Investment: Review and Analysis of Key Issues,” updated November 24, 2008.

“Whales and Sonar: Environmental Exemptions for the Navy’s Mid-Frequency Active Sonar Training Program,” updated November 14, 2008.

“Afro-Latinos in Latin America and Considerations for U.S. Policy,” updated November 21, 2008.

“Party Leaders in the United States Congress, 1789-2009,” updated November 25, 2008.

“Containing Financial Crisis,” updated November 24, 2008.

“The Constitutionality of Campaign Finance Regulation: Buckley v. Valeo and Its Supreme Court Progeny,” updated November 18, 2008.

“Presidential Appointee Positions Requiring Senate Confirmation and Committees Handling Nominations,” updated March 18, 2008.

“Recess Appointments Made by President George W. Bush, January 20, 2001-October 31, 2008,” updated November 3, 2008.

“Nominations to Article III Lower Courts by President George W. Bush During the 110th Congress,” updated October 20, 2008.

“The Motion to Recommit in the House of Representatives: Effects, Recent Trends, and Options for Change,” November 20, 2008.

“Organic Agriculture in the United States: Program and Policy Issues,” updated November 25, 2008.