Tuesday, 20 April 2010

The following new Congressional Research Reports (CRS) and Issue Briefs were added to the FPC's "Newest CRS Reports" page at:http://fpc.state.gov/fpc/c6694.htm:April 20, 2010
AFGHANISTAN- Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy, March 25, 2010DEFENSE & NATIONAL SECURITY- Judicial Activity Concerning Enemy Combatant Detainees: Major Court Rulings, April 1, 2010- Military Personnel and Freedom of Religious Expression: Selected Legal Issues, April 8, 2010ECONOMICS, AGRICULTURE, & TRADE- The Future of U.S. Trade Policy: An Analysis of Issues and Options for the 111th Congress, March 24, 2010- The Impact of Major Legislation on Budget Deficits: 2001 to 2009, March 23, 2010- Multilateral Development Banks: Overview and Issues for Congress, April 9, 2010- Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy, March 11, 2010- The U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry: Confronting a New Dynamic in the Global Economy, March 26, 2010EAST ASIA & PACIFIC- North Korea’s 2009 Nuclear Test: Containment, Monitoring, Implications, April 2, 2010ENVIRONMENT- Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress, March 30, 2010- Deforestation and Climate Change, March 24, 2010EUROPE- Cyprus: Reunification Proving Elusive, April 1, 2010- Europe’s Preferential Trade Agreements: Status, Content, and Implications, March 22, 2010IRAN- Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses, April 1, 2010TECHNOLOGY- U.S. Initiatives to Promote Global Internet Freedom: Issues, Policy, and Technology, April 5, 2010TERRORISM- Federal Efforts to Address the Threat of Bioterrorism: Selected Issues for Congress, March 18, 2010U.S. FOREIGN POLICY- Foreign Aid Reform, National Strategy, and the Quadrennial Review, April 12, 2010UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT- The Role of the Senate in Judicial Impeachment Proceedings: Procedure, Practice, and Data, April 9, 2010- Supreme Court Appointment Process: Roles of the President, Judiciary Committee, and Senate, February 19, 2010