CRS Resources on Detention and Interrogation

New products from the Congressional Research Service obtained by Secrecy News include the following.

Selected CRS Materials on Detention and Interrogation of Terrorist Suspects and Enemy Belligerents, CRS Legal Sidebar, December 16, 2014

The SSCI Study of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program: Issues to Consider, CRS Insights, December 16, 2014

Big Deal? U.S. Changes Stance on Cruelty Prohibition, CRS Legal Sidebar, December 16, 2014

Special Prosecutors: Investigations and Prosecutions of Police Use of Deadly Force, CRS Legal Sidebar, December 12, 2014

Cybersecurity Information Sharing, and More from CRS

New products from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following.

Legislation to Facilitate Cybersecurity Information Sharing: Economic Analysis, December 11, 2014

FY2015 National Defense Authorization Act: Selected Military Personnel Issues, December 11, 2014

Analysis of H.R. 5781, California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2014, December 11, 2014

Addressing the Long-Run Budget Deficit: A Comparison of Approaches, December 9, 2014

Cost-Benefit and Other Analysis Requirements in the Rulemaking Process, December 9, 2014

Overview of Federal Real Property Disposal Requirements and Procedures, December 10, 2014

Anti-Terrorist/Anti-Money Laundering Information-Sharing by Financial Institutions under FINCEN’s Regulations, CRS Legal Sidebar, December 10, 2014

Argentina: Background and U.S. Relations, December 9, 2014

Latin America and Climate Change, CRS Insights, December 11, 2014

The Role of Inspectors General, and More from CRS

Noteworthy new reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following.

Federal Inspectors General: History, Characteristics, and Recent Congressional Actions, December 8, 2014

Attorney General Nominations Since the Reagan Administration, CRS Insights, December 4, 2014

Army Active Component (AC)/Reserve Component (RC) Force Mix: Considerations and Options for Congress, December 5, 2014

Nuclear Energy Cooperation with Foreign Countries: Issues for Congress, December 8, 2014

Hospital-Based Emergency Departments: Background and Policy Considerations, December 8, 2014

Federal Lands and Natural Resources: Overview and Selected Issues for the 113th Congress, December 8, 2014

Preventing the Introduction and Spread of Ebola in the United States: Frequently Asked Questions, December 5, 2014

Closing a Congressional Office: Overview of House and Senate Practices, December 5, 2014

Selected Privileges and Courtesies Extended to Former Members of Congress, December 5, 2014

The Tibetan Policy Act of 2002: Background and Implementation, November 5, 2014

Defense Authorization Act Highlights, and More from CRS

New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following.

Fact Sheet: Selected Highlights of H.R. 3979, the Carl Levin and Howard “Buck” McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for FY2015, December 3, 2014

FY2015 Budget Requests to Counter Ebola and the Islamic State (IS), December 4, 2014

Proposed Train and Equip Authorities for Syria: In Brief, December 3, 2014

U.S. Assistance Programs in China, December 2, 2014

Iran: Interim Nuclear Agreement, and More from CRS

New products from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following.

Iran: Interim Nuclear Agreement and Talks on a Comprehensive Accord, November 26, 2014

U.S. International Corporate Taxation: Basic Concepts and Policy Issues, December 2, 2014

Taxation of Internet Sales and Access: Legal Issues, December 1, 2014

The Corporate Income Tax System: Overview and Options for Reform, December 1, 2014

How OFAC Calculates Penalties for Violations of Economic Sanctions, CRS Legal Sidebar, December 1, 2014

What Is the Current State of the Economic Recovery?, CRS Insights, December 1, 2014

Employment Growth and Progress Toward Full Employment, CRS Insights, November 28, 2014

Major Disaster Declarations for Snow Assistance and Severe Winter Storms: An Overview, December 1, 2014

Jordan: Background and U.S. Relations, December 2, 2014

Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy, December 2, 2014

US Military Casualty Statistics, and More from CRS

Noteworthy new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following.

A Guide to U.S. Military Casualty Statistics: Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation New Dawn, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom, November 20, 2014

Iran: U.S. Economic Sanctions and the Authority to Lift Restrictions, November 21, 2014

U.S. Secret Service Protection Mission Funding and Staffing: Fact Sheet, November 25, 2014

The Obama Administration’s November 2014 Immigration Initiatives: Questions and Answers, November 24, 2014

The Obama Administration’s Announced Immigration Initiative: A Primer, CRS Legal Sidebar, November 24, 2014

Department of Homeland Security: FY2015 Appropriations, November 20, 2014

Congress Faces Calls to Address Expiring ACA Appropriations, CRS Insights, November 25, 2014

U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Recent Trends and Factors, November 24, 2014

Cybersecurity: FISMA Reform, CRS Insights, November 24, 2014

Welfare, Work, and Poverty Status of Female-Headed Families with Children: 1987-2013, November 21, 2014

Overview of the Federal Tax System, November 21, 2014

Food Recalls and Other FDA Administrative Enforcement Actions, November 20, 2014

A Federal Pause in Potentially Risky Influenza Research, CRS Insights, November 24, 2014

Internships in the Federal Government, and More from CRS

New products from the Congressional Research Service obtained by Secrecy News include the following.

Intelligence Authorization Legislation for FY2014 and FY2015: Provisions, Status, Intelligence Community Framework, November 20, 2014

U.S. Family-Based Immigration Policy, November 19, 2014

Yemen: Background and U.S. Relations, November 19, 2014

Natural Gas for Cars and Trucks: Options and Challenges, November 19, 2014

State Minimum Wages: An Overview, November 18, 2014

Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange: Legislative History, Litigation, and Current Issues, November 18, 2014

Internships, Fellowships, and Other Work Experience Opportunities in the Federal Government, November 18, 2014

Scientific Basis of EPA Actions, and More from CRS

Noteworthy new products from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following.

U.S. Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy: Frequently Asked Questions, November 17, 2014

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Federal Whistleblower Case, CRS Legal Sidebar, November 14, 2014

Scientific Basis of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Actions: H.R. 1422 and H.R. 4012, CRS Insights, November 17, 2014

International Climate Change Financing: The Green Climate Fund (GCF), November 17, 2014

The Battle over Cable Boxes, CRS Insights, November 14, 2014

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Lessons Learned and Issues for Policy Makers, November 14, 2014

Keystone XL Pipeline: Overview and Recent Developments, November 13, 2014

Federal Proposals to Tax Marijuana: An Economic Analysis, November 13, 2014

Childhood Overweight and Obesity: Data Brief, November 13, 2014

Veterans and Homelessness, November 13, 2014

When Will DOD Modernize its Electronic Health Records Systems?, CRS Insights, November 13, 2014:

President Obama’s November 2014 Visit to China: The Bilateral Agreements, CRS Insights, November 13, 2014

Defense: FY2015 Authorization and Appropriations, November 13, 2014

Executive Discretion in Immigration, and More from CRS

New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from public distribution include the following.

Executive Discretion as to Immigration: Legal Overview, November 10, 2014

FEMA’s Disaster Declaration Process: A Primer, November 12, 2014

A New Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Islamic State: Comparison of Current Proposals in Brief, November 6, 2014

Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions, November 7, 2014

Bee Health: Background and Issues for Congress, November 3, 2014

Zivotofsky v. Kerry: The Jerusalem Passport Case, October 30, 2014

Landsat: Overview and Issues for Congress, October 27, 2014

Aiding, Abetting, and the Like: An Overview of 18 U.S.C. 2, October 24, 2014

Constitutional Points of Order in the Senate, November 12, 2014

The Administration’s Supplemental Request for Ebola and Other Infectious Diseases, CRS Insights, November 7, 2014

Could the Defense Contract Audit Agency Be Held Liable for Malpractice? Recently Filed Litigation Raises the Question Again, CRS Legal Sidebar, November 7, 2014

Three Parties, Two Cases, One Set of Documents; Not a Fast and Furious Resolution, CRS Legal Sidebar, November 10, 2014

House and Senate Staff Pay, and More from CRS

New and updated publications from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public access include the following.

Staff Pay Levels for Selected Positions in House Member Offices, 2009-2013, November 3, 2014

Staff Pay Levels for Selected Positions in Senators’ Offices, FY2009-FY2013, November 3, 2014

Congressional Action on FY2015 Appropriations Measures, November 5, 2014

The G-20 Summit: Brisbane, November 15-16, 2014, CRS Insights, November 5, 2014

Treating Ebola Patients in the United States: Health Care Delivery Implications, CRS Insights, November 4, 2014

EPA’s Clean Power Plan Proposal: Are the Emission Rate Targets Front-Loaded?, CRS Insights, November 3, 2014

How Will the Federal Reserve “Normalize” Monetary Policy After QE?, CRS Insights, October 30, 2014

Federal Taxation of Marijuana Sellers, CRS Legal Sidebar, November 6, 2014

Voter Identification Requirements: Background and Legal Issues, November 3, 2014

Qatar: Background and U.S. Relations, November 4, 2014

Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 113th Congress, November 4, 2014

Border Security: Immigration Inspections at Ports of Entry, October 31, 2014

Renewable Energy R&D Funding History: A Comparison with Funding for Nuclear Energy, Fossil Energy, and Energy Efficiency R&D, October 10, 2014