Some Recent Congressional Publications
Noteworthy new congressional reports and hearing volumes include the following:
“Report on Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2009,” Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Report No. 111-101, December 3, 2009.
“Report on the USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2009,” Senate Judiciary Committee report 111-92, October 28, 2009.
“National Industrial Security Program: Addressing the Implications of Globalization and Foreign Ownership for the Defense Industrial Base” (pdf), House Armed Services Committee, April 16, 2008 (published November 2009).
“Upholding the Principle of Habeas Corpus for Detainees” (large pdf), House Armed Services Committee, July 26, 2007 (published November 2009).
The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons, and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987.. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]
On 14 April 2023, the Belarusian Ministry of Defence released a short video of a Su-25 pilot explaining his new role in delivering “special [nuclear] munitions” following his training in Russia. The features seen in the video, as well as several other open-source clues, suggest that Lida Air Base––located only 40 kilometers from the Lithuanian border and the […]
A photo in a Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) student briefing from 2022 shows four people inspecting what appears to be a damaged B61 nuclear bomb.
In early-February 2023, the Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) had informed Congress that China now has more launchers for Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) than the United States. The report is the latest in a serious of revelations over the past four years about China’s growing nuclear weapons arsenal and the deepening […]