Military Detention Authority, and More from CRS

11.30.11 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

Pending legislation to authorize and require military detention of suspected terrorists — which advanced in the Senate yesterday — was examined, section by section, in a Congressional Research Service report that was updated earlier this month.  See Detainee Provisions in the National Defense Authorization Bills, November 18, 2011.

Other new or newly updated CRS reports that have not been made readily available to the public include the following (all pdf).

Afghanistan Casualties: Military Forces and Civilians, November 16, 2011

Russia’s Accession to the WTO and Its Implications for the United States, November 16, 2011

Qualifications for President and the “Natural Born” Citizenship Eligibility Requirement, November 14, 2011

Gun Control Legislation, November 7, 2011

Homeland Security Department: FY2012 Appropriations, November 2, 2011