Detection of Nuclear Materials, and More from CRS
Some other new reports from the Congressional Research Service that have not previously been posted online include the following (all pdf).
“United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan: Background and Policy Issues,” July 30, 2009.
“Detection of Nuclear Weapons and Materials: Science, Technologies, Observations,” August 4, 2009.
“The Global Economic Crisis: Impact on Sub-Saharan Africa and Global Policy Responses,” August 25, 2009.
“Filling U.S. Senate Vacancies: Perspectives and Contemporary Developments,” August 21, 2009.
“‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell:’ The Law and Military Policy on Same-Sex Behavior,” August 14, 2009.
“Competition in Federal Contracting: An Overview of the Legal Requirements,” August 20, 2009.
“Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Health Programs: FY2001-FY2010,” August 21, 2009.
“The Unified Agenda: Implications for Rulemaking Transparency and Participation,” July 20, 2009.
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