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Arms Shipments to Iran

Description: This report provides background and examines key questions in regards to the shipments of arms to Iran and the subsequent diversion of funds to Nicaraguan guerrillas by the Reagan Administration.
Date: April 3, 1987
Creator: Preece, Richard M
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Intelligence Implications of the Military Technical Revolution

Description: The availability of precise, real-time intelligence has been an integral part of a military technical revolution being implemented by the Department of Defense for post-Cold War conflicts and peacekeeping operations. Providing this intelligence requires new types of equipment, analysis and organizational relationships within the U.S. intelligence community.
Date: May 1, 1995
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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Encryption Technology: Congressional Issues

Description: This report discusses primarily, the controversy over encryption concerns what access the government should have to encrypted stored computer data or electronic communications (voice and data, wired and wireless) for law enforcement purposes.
Date: July 9, 1998
Creator: Nunno, Richard M.
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Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR): The U-2 Aircraft and Global Hawk UAV Programs

Description: Among airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconaissance (ISR) platforms, the U-2 Dragon Lady and the RQ-4A Global Hawk are especially valuable. This report discusses how best to use existing and planned manned and unmanned ISR aircraft to most effectively satisfy the Department of Defense's (Dod) requirements for timely and accurate information on enemy forces.
Date: December 1, 2000
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr. & Bolkcom, Christopher
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China: Suspected Acquisition of U.S. Nuclear Weapon Secrets

Description: This CRS Report discusses China’s suspected acquisition of U.S. nuclear weapon secrets, including that on the W88, the newest U.S. nuclear warhead, since the late 1970s. This current controversy, began in early 1999, raises policy issues about whether U.S. security is further threatened by the PRC’s suspected use of U.S. nuclear weapon secrets in its development of nuclear forces, as well as whether the Administration’s response to the security problems is effective or mishandled and whether it fairly used or abused its investigative and prosecuting authority.
Date: December 20, 2000
Creator: Kan, Shirley A.
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Encryption Export Controls

Description: This report discusses encryption export controls, beginning with background on the development and use of encryption, and continuing with a description of export controls imposed under the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the Export Administration Act (EAA); a discussion of recent federal court rulings in First Amendment challenges to AECA and EAA regulations; and a summary of 106th Congress legislation aimed at liberalizing law and policy affecting encryption exports.
Date: January 11, 2001
Creator: Grimmett, Jeanne J.
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Intelligence Issues for Congress

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Date: November 9, 2001
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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Intelligence Issues for Congress

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Date: January 8, 2002
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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Intelligence Issues for Congress

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Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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Intelligence Issues for Congress

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Date: May 31, 2002
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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Intelligence Issues for Congress

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Date: July 11, 2002
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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Intelligence Issues for Congress

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Date: July 19, 2002
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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Intelligence Issues for Congress

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Date: September 17, 2002
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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Intelligence Issues for Congress

Description: This report discusses the U.S. Intelligence Community's status and priorities in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Date: October 1, 2002
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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Intelligence Issues for Congress

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Date: October 1, 2002
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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Intelligence Issues for Congress

Description: This report discusses the U.S. Intelligence Community's status and priorities in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Date: October 11, 2002
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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Intelligence Issues for Congress

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Date: November 25, 2002
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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Intelligence Issues for Congress

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Date: December 16, 2002
Creator: Best, Richard A., Jr.
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