F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program, and More from CRS
Congress continues to instruct the Congressional Research Service not to make its products directly available to the public without prior approval.
“No funds in the Congressional Research Service can be used to publish or prepare material to be issued by the Library of Congress unless approved by the appropriate committees,” according to language in the latest House report on Legislative Branch Appropriations for FY 2015.
But since no CRS funds are being expended to make the following reports available to the public, the letter of the law is fulfilled.
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program: Background and Issues for Congress, April 29, 2014
Defense Surplus Equipment Disposal: Background Information, April 29, 2014
Congressional Primer on Responding to Major Disasters and Emergencies, April 30, 2014
Immigration Policies and Issues on Health-Related Grounds for Exclusion, April 28, 2014
NAFTA at 20: Overview and Trade Effects, April 28, 2014
Multilateral Development Banks: How the United States Makes and Implements Policy, April 29, 2014
Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress, April 28, 2014
Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements, April 28, 2014
Iran’s Nuclear Program: Tehran’s Compliance with International Obligations, April 28, 2014
No Remedy for Drone Deaths, CRS Legal Sidebar, April 30, 2014
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 […]
On 14 April 2023, the Belarusian Ministry of Defence released a short video of a Su-25 pilot explaining his new role in delivering “special [nuclear] munitions” following his training in Russia. The features seen in the video, as well as several other open-source clues, suggest that Lida Air Base––located only 40 kilometers from the Lithuanian border and the […]
A photo in a Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) student briefing from 2022 shows four people inspecting what appears to be a damaged B61 nuclear bomb.
In early-February 2023, the Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) had informed Congress that China now has more launchers for Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) than the United States. The report is the latest in a serious of revelations over the past four years about China’s growing nuclear weapons arsenal and the deepening […]