How does the European Union work? Does the EU Have a foreign policy? What is the Schengen Area?
I don’t know, but Kristin Archick of the Congressional Research Service does. See her newly updated report on The European Union: Questions and Answers, updated February 21, 2017.
Other noteworthy new or updated publications from the Congressional Research Service include the following.
Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons, updated February 21, 2017
U.S. Sanctions and Russia’s Economy, updated February 17, 2017
Iran: Politics, Human Rights, and U.S. Policy, updated February 17, 2017
Bahrain: Reform, Security, and U.S. Policy, updated February 14, 2017
Sanctuary Jurisdictions: Congressional Action and President Trump’s Interior Enforcement Executive Order, CRS Insight, February 15, 2017
The DACA and DAPA Deferred Action Initiatives: Frequently Asked Questions, February 15, 2017
Challenges for U.S. Policymakers in Latin America and the Caribbean, CRS Insight, February 16, 2017
U.S. Restrictions on Relations with Burma, updated February 7, 2017
India’s Natural Gas: A Small Part of the Energy Mix, February 13, 2017
Japan-U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress, updated February 16, 2017
Current Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Issues, CRS Insight, February 21, 2017
Over the last year we’ve devoted considerable effort to understanding wildfire in the context of U.S. federal policy. Here’s what we learned.
The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) is excited to announce that John Bailey has joined the organization’s board of directors.
Movement, whether through structured exercise or general physical activity in everyday life, has a major impact on the health of individuals and as a result, on the health of societies.
We sat down with space technology startup K2 Space to find out just how big of a leap the next generation of launch vehicles will represent.