“On March 18, 2016, the United States and the Republic of the Philippines announced the selection of five military sites that will host a rotation of U.S. military units. This marks the first time that U.S. units will be welcomed by the Republic on regularly scheduled visits since the last permanent garrisons were withdrawn in 1992,” according to a new brief from the Congressional Research Service. For background on the move, see DOD’s Rotation to the Philippines, CRS Insight, May 31, 2016.
Other new or newly updated CRS reports include the following.
An Overview of Air Quality Issues in Natural Gas Systems, updated June 1, 2016
Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress, updated May 31, 2016
Coast Guard Polar Icebreaker Modernization: Background and Issues for Congress, updated May 27, 2016
Constitutional Limits to Agency Independence, CRS Legal Sidebar, June 1, 2016
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