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Active Duty Military Deaths, and More from CRS

“Since 2006 — five years after the start of major combat operations in Afghanistan and three years after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq — a total of 16,652 active duty personnel and mobilized reservists have died while serving in the U.S. armed forces,” the Congressional Research Service said, based on data obtained from the Department of Defense. See Recent Trends in Active-Duty Military DeathsCRS In Focus, updated May 20, 2019.

Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following.

Military Personnel and Extremism: Law, Policy, and Considerations for CongressCRS Insight, updated May 16, 2019

United States Foreign Intelligence Relationships: Background, Policy and Legal Authorities, Risks, Benefits, May 15, 2019

Global Human Rights: The Department of State’s Country Reports on Human Rights PracticesCRS In Focus, updated May 20, 2019

Combating Corruption in Latin America: Congressional Considerations, May 21, 2019

Cuba: Trump Administration Expands SanctionsCRS Insight, May 17, 2019

The European Parliament and U.S. InterestsCRS In Focus, May 16, 2019

Long Live Cash: The Potential Decline of Cash Usage and Related Implications, May 10, 2019

Electronic Messaging Recordkeeping RequirementsCRS In Focus, May 21, 2019