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Enhanced Vetting of Foreign Nationals, & More from CRS

New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following.

President Trump’s Proclamation on Enhanced Vetting of Foreign Nationals from Designated Countries, CRS Insight, September 29, 2017

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Opportunity in the Armed Services: Background and Issues for Congress, updated October 4, 2017

Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress, updated October 2, 2017

Iran: Politics, Human Rights, and U.S. Policy, updated October 3, 2017

Bahrain: Reform, Security, and U.S. Policy, updated September 29, 2017

Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2018 Budget and Appropriations, updated October 3, 2017

U.S. Role in the World: Background and Issues for Congress, updated October 3, 2017

The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress, updated September 27, 2017

Libya: Transition and U.S. Policy, updated October 2, 2017

Navy Virginia (SSN-774) Class Attack Submarine Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress, updated October 4, 2017

Navy Columbia (SSBN-826) Class Ballistic Missile Submarine Program: Background and Issues for Congress, updated October 4, 2017

Navy DDG-51 and DDG-1000 Destroyer Programs: Background and Issues for Congress, updated October 3, 2017

Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background and Issues for Congress, updated October 3, 2017

The Blue Slip Process for U.S. Circuit and District Court Nominations: Frequently Asked Questions, October 2, 2017

U.S. Farm Income Outlook for 2017, October 4, 2017

Department of the Interior Secretarial Order 3356, CRS Insight, October 4, 2017

Abortion: Judicial History and Legislative Response, updated September 29, 2017

Economic Impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, CRS Insight, October 2, 2017

Ethics Pledges and Other Executive Branch Appointee Restrictions Since 1993: Historical Perspective, Current Practices, and Options for Change, September 29, 2017