A 2008 report by the Congressional Research Service discussed the history of claims of executive privilege, including various unresolved questions surrounding its use. The Obama Administration asserted executive privilege today in connection with records sought by a House Committee. See Presidential Claims of Executive Privilege: History, Law, Practice and Recent Developments, updated August 21, 2008.
Newly updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has not made publicly available include the following.
U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress, June 19, 2012
Madagascar’s Political Crisis, June 18, 2012
U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Changing Oil Prices, June 18, 2012
Federal Taxation of Aliens Working in the United States, May 18, 2012
To empower new voices to start their career in nuclear weapons studies, the Federation of American Scientists launched the New Voices on Nuclear Weapons Fellowship. Here’s what our inaugural cohort accomplished.
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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 […]
According to the National Center for Education Statistics’ August 2023 pulse panel, 60% of public schools were utilizing a “community school” or “wraparound services model” at the start of this school year—up from 45% last year.