Selected CRS Reports on National Security Policy

Some notable, newly updated reports of the Congressional Research Service, obtained by Secrecy News and published on the Federation of American Scientists web site, include the following: “Conventional Warheads…

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Schopenhauer and Unconscious Thought

“Contrary to conventional wisdom, it is not always advantageous to engage in thorough conscious deliberation before choosing,” according to a paper published in the latest issue of Science magazine.

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CRS on Nuclear Weapons Policy

Several reports of the Congressional Research Service on nuclear weapons policy have recently been updated, including the following: “Nuclear Weapons: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty,” updated January 23, 2006.

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Washington Post on the AIPAC Case

The Washington Post took further note today of the potentially severe implications for the press of the controversial prosecution of two former officials of the American Israel Public…

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CRS on Appropriation Earmarks

The number of earmarks included in congressional appropriations bills, directing that money be spent in a particular and often self-interested way, has multiplied over the past decade, according to a…

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