Recent legislative provisions on intelligence policy are surveyed and cataloged in a newly updated Congressional Research Service report.
In the past two annual intelligence authorization bills, Congress enacted various directions and requirements concerning intelligence agency financial auditability, insider threats, contractor oversight, and many other topics. These are tabulated and reviewed in Intelligence Authorization Legislation for FY2014 and FY2015: Provisions, Status, Intelligence Community Framework, updated January 12, 2016.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following.
U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation Following “El Chapo” Guzmán’s January 2016 Recapture, CRS Insight, updated January 13, 2016
Taiwan’s January 2016 Elections: A Preview, CRS Insight, January 12, 2016
Iran Sanctions, updated January 12, 2016
Hedge Funds and the Securities Exchange Act’s Section 13(d) Reporting Requirements, CRS Legal Sidebar, January 13, 2016
Unfunded Mandates Reform Act: History, Impact, and Issues, updated January 13, 2016
Discretionary Spending Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), updated January 13, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Speech Resources: Fact Sheet, January 11, 2016
Criminal Justice Reform: One Judge’s View, CRS Legal Sidebar, January 14, 2016
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.
Common frameworks for evaluating proposals leave this utility function implicit, often evaluating aspects of risk, uncertainty, and potential value independently and qualitatively.
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.