Selected CRS Reports on National Security Policy
Some notable, newly updated reports of the Congressional Research Service, obtained by Secrecy News and published on the Federation of American Scientists web site, include the following:
“Conventional Warheads For Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues for Congress,” updated February 13, 2006.
“U.S. Nuclear Weapons: Changes in Policy and Force Structure,” updated January 27, 2006.
“U.S. Armed Forces Abroad: Selected Congressional Roll Call Votes Since 1982,” updated January 27, 2006.
“Interrogation of Detainees: Overview of the McCain Amendment,” updated January 24, 2006:
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