Implications of an Israeli Strike on Iran, and More from CRS
The factors that could influence an Israeli decision to attack Iranian nuclear targets and the implications of such an act were assessed in a new report from the Congressional Research Service. The report surveys the multiple dimensions of the issue at length, though it does not appear to provide much new information or original analysis. See Israel: Possible Military Strike Against Iran’s Nuclear Facilities, March 27, 2012.
Other new or updated CRS reports that Congress has not made directly available to the public include the following.
Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses, March 23, 2012
Fact Sheet: The FY2013 State and Foreign Operations Budget Request, March 19, 2012
Foreign Assistance to North Korea, March 20, 2012
China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities — Background and Issues for Congress, March 23, 2012
Cybersecurity: Selected Legal Issues, March 14, 2012
Refugee Admissions and Resettlement Policy, March 7, 2012
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