CRS

Democracy in Decline?

Democracy as a political system has not advanced around the world in the past decade and by some measures it has actually declined, a new report…

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DoD 30-Year Aircraft Plan Reveals New Details

The most recent Department of Defense plan for its military aviation programs is unusually “full of details on specific programs, including cancellations, life extensions, and new starts. Some are explicit;…

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The Bells of Balangiga, and More from CRS

New and updated publications from the Congressional Research Service include the following. Russian Compliance with the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty: Background and Issues for…

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Overruling Constitutional Precedents

A new report from the Congressional Research Service examines how and why the U.S. Supreme Court would overturn one of its own rulings interpreting the Constitution. There are…

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Locomotive Idling: CRS Comes Online

The Congressional Research Service launched its new public portal this morning, with an initial installment of 628 reports dating back to January of this year. The…

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The Nuclear Weapons Complex, and More from CRS

The Department of Energy has nuclear weapons facilities in seven states including three laboratories, five component fabrication or materials production plants, one assembly and disassembly site, a geologic waste repository,…

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