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Homeland Security: Navy Operations — Background and Issues for Congress

Homeland Security: Navy Operations — Background and Issues for Congress

Date: November 22, 2005
Creator: O’Rourke, Ronald
Description: This report discusses the Navy's homeland security (HLS) and homeland defense (HLD) operations, which raise several potential oversight issues for Congress, including Navy coordination with the Coast Guard in HLS and HLD operations.
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China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress

China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities - Background and Issues for Congress

Date: November 18, 2005
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Description: This report focuses on the implications that certain elements of China’s military modernization may have for future required U.S. Navy capabilities. The issue for Congress addressed in this report is: How should China’s military modernization be factored into decisions about U.S. Navy programs? Congress’s decisions on this issue could significantly affect future U.S. Navy capabilities, U.S. Navy funding requirements, and the U.S. defense industrial base, including the shipbuilding industry.
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The Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) and the Army's Future Combat System (FCS): Issues for Congress

The Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) and the Army's Future Combat System (FCS): Issues for Congress

Date: November 17, 2005
Creator: Feickert, Andrew
Description: None
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Rumsfeld v. FAIR:

Rumsfeld v. FAIR:

Date: November 15, 2005
Creator: Muhlfeld, Alison
Description: None
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The International Space Station and the Iran Nonproliferation Act (INA): The Bush Administration's Proposed INA Amendment

The International Space Station and the Iran Nonproliferation Act (INA): The Bush Administration's Proposed INA Amendment

Date: November 14, 2005
Creator: Smith, Marcia S & Squassoni, Sharon
Description: None
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Navy Force Structure and Shipbuilding Plans: Background and Issues for Congress

Navy Force Structure and Shipbuilding Plans: Background and Issues for Congress

Date: November 10, 2005
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Description: None
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U.N. Convention Against Torture (CAT): Overview and Application to Interrogation Techniques

U.N. Convention Against Torture (CAT): Overview and Application to Interrogation Techniques

Date: November 7, 2005
Creator: Garcia, Michael J.
Description: This report discusses the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) requires signatory parties to take measures to end torture within their territorial jurisdiction and to criminalize all acts of torture.
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Active Military Sonar and Marine Mammals: Events and References

Active Military Sonar and Marine Mammals: Events and References

Date: November 3, 2005
Creator: Buck, Eugene H. & Calvert, Kori
Description: The deployment of active sonar by the U.S. Navy and its potential impacts on marine mammals has been an ongoing issue of intense debate; regulatory, legislative, and judicial activity; and international concern. This report summarizes legal and political events related to active sonar and marine mammals since 1994. This report summarizes some of the more significant recent events pertaining to active military sonar, in particular.
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Terrorism and National Security: Issues and Trends

Terrorism and National Security: Issues and Trends

Date: November 3, 2005
Creator: Perl, Raphael F
Description: None
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U.S. Military Overseas Basing: New Developments and Oversight Issues for Congress

U.S. Military Overseas Basing: New Developments and Oversight Issues for Congress

Date: October 31, 2005
Creator: Critchlow, Robert D
Description: None
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U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress

U.S. Nuclear Cooperation with India: Issues for Congress

Date: October 24, 2005
Creator: Squassoni, Sharon
Description: None
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War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance

War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance

Date: October 18, 2005
Creator: Grimmett, Richard F
Description: None
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The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan and Enhanced Base Security Since 9/11

The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan and Enhanced Base Security Since 9/11

Date: October 7, 2005
Creator: Belasco, Amy
Description: Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, CRS estimates that the Administration has allocated a total of about $357 billion for military operations, reconstruction, embassy costs, and various foreign aid programs in Iraq and Afghanistan, and for enhanced security at defense bases. This total includes $45 billion in “bridge” funding for the Department of Defense (DOD) as provided in H.J.Res. 68 /P.L.109- 77, a FY2006 Continuing Resolution, which was signed by the President on September 30, 2005.
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Uzbekistan's Closure of the Airbase at Karshi-Khanabad: Context and Implications

Uzbekistan's Closure of the Airbase at Karshi-Khanabad: Context and Implications

Date: October 7, 2005
Creator: Nichol, Jim
Description: None
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The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan and Enhanced Base Security since 9/11

The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan and Enhanced Base Security since 9/11

Date: October 6, 2005
Creator: Belasco, Amy
Description: Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, CRS estimates that the Administration has allocated a total of about $357 billion for military operations, reconstruction, embassy costs, and various foreign aid programs in Iraq and Afghanistan, and for enhanced security at defense bases. This total includes $45 billion in “bridge” funding for the Department of Defense (DOD) as provided in H.J.Res. 68 /P.L.109- 77, a FY2006 Continuing Resolution, which was signed by the President on September 30, 2005.
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The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan and Enhanced Base Security since 9/11

The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan and Enhanced Base Security since 9/11

Date: October 3, 2005
Creator: Belasco, Amy
Description: Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, CRS estimates that the Administration has allocated a total of about $357 billion for military operations, reconstruction, embassy costs, and various foreign aid programs in Iraq and Afghanistan, and for enhanced security at defense bases. This total includes $45 billion in “bridge” funding for the Department of Defense (DOD) as provided in H.J.Res. 68 /P.L.109- 77, a FY2006 Continuing Resolution, which was signed by the President on September 30, 2005.
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The Middle East Peace Talks

The Middle East Peace Talks

Date: September 29, 2005
Creator: Migdalovitz, Carol
Description: None
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Nuclear Arms Control: The U.S.-Russian Agenda

Nuclear Arms Control: The U.S.-Russian Agenda

Date: September 27, 2005
Creator: Woolf, Amy F
Description: None
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Hurricane Katrina: DOD Disaster Response

Hurricane Katrina: DOD Disaster Response

Date: September 19, 2005
Creator: Bowman, Steven R; Kapp, Lawrence & Belasco, Amy
Description: None
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The Use of Federal Troops for Disaster Assistance: Legal Issues

The Use of Federal Troops for Disaster Assistance: Legal Issues

Date: September 16, 2005
Creator: Elsea, Jennifer K
Description: None
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National Emergency Powers

National Emergency Powers

Date: September 15, 2005
Creator: Relyea, Harold C
Description: None
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Terrorism and National Security: Issues and Trends

Terrorism and National Security: Issues and Trends

Date: September 8, 2005
Creator: Perl, Raphael F
Description: None
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Nuclear Testing and Comprehensive Test Ban: Chronology Starting September 1992

Nuclear Testing and Comprehensive Test Ban: Chronology Starting September 1992

Date: August 31, 2005
Creator: Medalia, Jonathan
Description: None
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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program: Background, Status, and Issues

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program: Background, Status, and Issues

Date: August 29, 2005
Creator: Bolkcom, Christopher
Description: This report discusses the background, status, and current issues of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program. The F-35 JSF, also called the Lighting II, is a new strike fighter being procured in different versions by the Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy. The F-35 program is the Department of Defense's (DOD's) largest weapon procurement program in terms of total estimated acquisition cost. This report details the Obama Administration's proposed FY2010 defense budget requests for F-35 program funding and outlines the issues that Congress must consider when deciding whether to approve, reject, or modify the administration's funding requests.
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