Selected CRS Reports
The Congressional Research Service does not make its reports directly available to the public. Recent CRS reports obtained by Secrecy News include the following (all in pdf).
“Detection of Explosives on Airline Passengers: Recommendation of the 9/11 Commission and Related Issues,” updated August 9, 2006.
“Defense: FY2007 Authorization and Appropriations,” updated August 7, 2006.
“Defense Procurement: Full Funding Policy — Background, Issues, and Options for Congress,” updated July 26, 2006.
“The FY2007 National Defense Authorization Act: Selected Military Personnel Policy Issues,” July 21, 2006.
“Emergency Communications: The Emergency Alert System (EAS) and All-Hazard Warnings,” updated July 17, 2006.
“Homeland Security Department: FY2007 Appropriations,” updated July 5, 2006.
“Privacy: An Abbreviated Outline of Federal Statutes Governing Wiretapping and Electronic Eavesdropping,” updated May 5, 2006.
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 […]
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