Foreign Military Assistance, and More from CRS
Some new or updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that have not been made readily available to the public include the following (all pdf).
Security Assistance Reform: “Section 1206” Background and Issues for Congress, January 13, 2012
The Berry Amendment: Requiring Defense Procurement To Come From Domestic Sources, January 13, 2012
In Brief: Assessing DOD’s New Strategic Guidance, January 12, 2012
Circular A-76 and the Moratorium on DOD Competitions: Background and Issues for Congress, January 17, 2012
The Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program: Background, Funding and Activities, January 13, 2012
Nuclear Power Plant Design and Seismic Safety Considerations, January 12, 2012
Chemical Facility Security: Issues and Options for the 112th Congress, January 13, 2012
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