Selected CRS Reports
Some noteworthy new reports of the Congressional Research Service that are not readily available to the public include the following, obtained by Secrecy News (all pdf).
“Congressional Restrictions on U.S. Military Operations in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Somalia, and Kosovo: Funding and Non-Funding Approaches,” January 16, 2007.
“Defense Contracting in Iraq: Issues and Options for Congress,” January 26, 2007.
“The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review: An Overview,” January 24, 2007.
“Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act, as Passed by the House of Representatives,” updated January 18, 2007.
“North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Development and Diplomacy,” updated January 3, 2007.
“International Terrorism: Threat, Policy, and Response,” updated January 3, 2007.
“Protection of National Security Information,” updated December 26, 2006.
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