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CRS on Shutdown of the Federal Government

The implications of a shutdown of the federal government due to funding gaps are discussed in a newly updated report (pdf) from the Congressional Research Service. “Failure of the…

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Guantanamo, Nanotechnology, and More from CRS

Newly updated reports of interest from the Congressional Research Service include the following (all pdf). “Egypt: The January 25 Revolution and Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy,” February 11, 2011.

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Natural Gas, and More from CRS

New reports from the Congressional Research Service on natural gas and miscellaneous other topics include the following (all pdf). “Implication’s of Egypt’s Turmoil on Global Oil and Natural Gas…

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Political Transition in Tunisia, and More from CRS

Noteworthy new reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following (all pdf). “Political Transition in Tunisia,” February 2, 2011. “National Security Letters: Proposals in the 112th Congress,”…

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Confronting Neglected Tropical Diseases

There are seventeen so-called Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), such as Chagas disease, dengue fever and leprosy, that are found in some 149 countries, a new report (pdf) from the…

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CRS: Background on Egypt, Tunisia

The Congressional Research Service is not equipped to provide up-to-the-minute coverage of current news events, like the continuing upheaval in Egypt.  But CRS does provide deeply researched background on factual…

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Congressional Oversight Manual, and More from CRS

The purposes, authorities, and instruments of congressional oversight are described in detail in a newly-expanded Congressional Oversight Manual (pdf) prepared by the Congressional Research Service. “Congressional oversight and investigations…

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