Congressional Research Service Reports - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED
The Former Soviet Union and U.S. Foreign Assistance in 1992: The Role of Congress
This report discusses the key role Congress played in formulating an aid program for the former Soviet Union in 1992.
Liberia: 1989-1997 Civil War, Post-War Developments, and U.S. Relations
This report covers Liberia’s first civil conflict (1989-1997), post-war developments until roughly 2001, and the history of U.S.-Liberian relations and U.S. policy toward Liberia.
War Bonds in the Second World War: A Model for Hurricane Recovery Bonds?
No Description Available.
Israel: Background and Relations with the United States
No Description Available.
Israel: Background and Relations with the United States
No Description Available.
Saudi Arabia: Current Issues and U.S. Relations
No Description Available.
Saudi Arabia: Current Issues and U.S. Relations
No Description Available.
A Parliamentary-Style Question Period: Proposals and Issues for Congress
This report surveys how question periods are conducted in Britain and other parliamentary democracies, examines previous proposals for question periods in the United States, considers potential advantages and disadvantages of a question period, and outlines some legislative considerations for policymakers considering a question period for Congress.
Tibet: Problems, Prospects, and U.S. Policy
This report consists of three free-standing parts: the first discusses current issues in Tibet, including the March 2008 Chinese crackdown against demonstrations in Lhasa and elsewhere; the second briefly reviews Tibet's historical and political status with respect to China — a basic source of controversy in many Sino-Tibetan problems; and the third reviews and analyzes U.S. relations with and congressional actions toward Tibet since the 1980s, including legislative initiatives.
Vietnamese Victims of Agent Orange and U.S.-Vietnam Relations
This report examines various estimates of the effects that the herbicide Agent Orange has had on Vietnam's people and environment, the history of U.S. policy on the issue, the current clean up efforts in Vietnam, the various forms of assistance -- including U.S. assistance -- provided to people with medical conditions associated with dioxin exposure, and the implications for bilateral relations. It concludes with a brief discussion of possible congressional responses to the issue.
A Parliamentary-Style Question Period: Proposals and Issues for Congress
This report surveys how question periods are conducted in Britain and other parliamentary democracies, examines previous proposals for question periods in the United States, considers potential advantages and disadvantages of a question period, and outlines some legislative considerations for policymakers considering a question period for Congress.
Lebanon: The Israel-Hamas-Hezbollah Conflict
No Description Available.
Israeli-Arab Negotiations: Background, Conflict, and U.S. Policy
No Description Available.
Israeli-Arab Negotiations: Background, Conflict, and U.S. Policy
No Description Available.
Israeli-Arab Negotiations: Background, Conflict, and U.S. Policy
No Description Available.
Israeli-Arab Negotiations: Background, Conflict, and U.S. Policy
No Description Available.
U.S. Occupation Assistance: Iraq, Germany, and Japan Compared
No Description Available.
U.S. Occupation Assistance: Iraq, Germany, and Japan Compared
No Description Available.