Issues affecting the safety and security of athletes and spectators at the 2016 Olympic Games, which begins August 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, were reviewed in a new report from the Congressional Research Service.
Concerns addressed in the CRS report include the Zika virus outbreak, domestic crime, the threat of terrorism, environmental hazards, and more. See The 2016 Olympic Games: Health, Security, Environmental, and Doping Issues, July 28, 2016.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following.
State Challenges to Federal Enforcement of Immigration Law: From the Mid-1990s to the Present, updated August 1, 2016
Federal Student Loan Forgiveness and Loan Repayment Programs, updated July 28, 2016
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Budget: Fact Sheet, July 28, 2016
Police Shootings and Federal Support for Law Enforcement Safety, CRS Insight, July 19, 2016
Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons, updated August 1, 2016
Turkey: Failed Coup and Implications for U.S. Policy, CRS Insight, July 19, 2016
U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Turkey, CRS Insight, August 2, 2016
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