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Inspired to Serve

Description: Final report of the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service documenting findings and recommendations regarding the Commission's task to (1) review the military selective service process and (2) suggest methods to increase military, national, and public service.
Date: March 2020
Creator: United States. National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service.

Inspired to Serve: Executive Summary

Description: Executive summary of a report documenting findings and recommendations regarding the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service's tasks to (1) review the military selective service process and (2) suggest methods to increase military, national, and public service. It includes the commissioners' letter, a summary version of the final report, and associated references.
Date: March 2020
Creator: United States. National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service.

Inspired to Serve: Legislative Annex

Description: Supplemental report outlining the legislative proposal of the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service (The Inspire to Serve Act of 2020) with section-by-section analysis and cross-references to existing laws.
Date: March 2020
Creator: United States. National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service.

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Third Report to Congress and the President

Description: Report from the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission providing an update including an outline of their plan to execute their charter, the launch of the Commission's website to document and advertise the centennial, and plan for future meetings.
Date: May 5, 2019
Creator: United States. Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission.

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Second Report

Description: Report from the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission providing an update about the group's work including meetings, the formation of subcommittees, and progress on the Commission's charges.
Date: February 5, 2019
Creator: United States. Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission.

National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service: Interim Report

Description: Interim report of the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service summarizing the information they gathered, ongoing research, and upcoming meetings regarding military selective service, as well as increasing military, national, and public service.
Date: January 2019
Creator: United States. National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service.

Bahrain: Unrest, Security, and U.S. Policy

Description: This report discusses the political structure and human rights issues in Bahrain, including the 2011 uprising and its aftermath. Additionally, the report discusses Bahrain's relations with the United States and with the other countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) alliance.
Date: December 4, 2018
Creator: Katzman, Kenneth

The European Union: Ongoing Challenges and Future Prospects

Description: This report provides a brief history of the European Union (EU) and the major challenges confronting the bloc. It also discusses the potential implications for the EU and for U.S.-EU relations.
Date: December 3, 2018
Creator: Archick, Kristin

World Trade Organization: Overview and Future Direction

Description: This report provides background history of the World Trade Organization (WTO), its organization, and current status of negotiations. It also explores concerns regarding the WTO's future direction and key policy issues for Congress.
Date: November 29, 2018
Creator: Cimino-Isaacs, Cathleen D.; Fefer, Rachel F. & Fergusson, Ian F.

Brexit at a Pivotal Moment

Description: This report discusses the draft withdrawal agreement in the the United Kingdom's (UK's) expected withdrawal from the European Union (EU), known as Brexit. It also summarizes issues for the U.S. Congress to consider in regard to Brexit.
Date: November 28, 2018
Creator: Mix, Derek E.

Iran Sanctions

Description: This report discusses U.S. sanctions against Iran and the 2016 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement which led to the lifting of sanctions based on nuclear proliferation in Iran. It outlines the various sanctions against Iran and their current implementation status, international efforts to bring about compliance, and their effects; it also addresses recent discussions regarding President's Trump announcement that the U.S. was decertifying the nuclear agreement and the possibility of reinstating certain sanctions.
Date: November 28, 2018
Creator: Katzman, Kenneth

The "National Security Exception" and the World Trade Organization

Description: This report examines the meaning of the national security exception in Article XXI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)--a provision also implicated in a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute between Russia and Ukraine; a blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates; and a few other disputes.
Date: November 28, 2018
Creator: Murrill, Brandon J.

U.S. Sanctions on Russia

Description: This report provides a comprehensive overview of U.S. sanctions against Russia. It provides an overview of U.S. sanctions authorities and tools; describes various sanctions regimes that have been used and entities or that are available for this purpose, addressing authorities, tools, targets, and historical context; briefly discusses countersanctions by Russia; addresses the evolution of U.S. coordination with the European Union; and assesses the economic impact of sanctions on Russia at the level of the national economy and individual firms.
Date: November 28, 2018
Creator: Welt, Cory; Archick, Kristin; Nelson, Rebecca M. & Rennack, Dianne E.

U.S. Tariff Policy: Overview

Description: This report provides a brief overview of United States tariff policy. A tariff is a customs duty levied on imported and exported goods and services, typically used to protect domestic industries or as leverage in trade negotiations and disputes.
Date: November 28, 2018
Creator: Casey, Christopher A.

Defense Authorization and Appropriations Bills: FY1961-FY2019

Description: This report is a research aid that lists the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) authorization and appropriations bills for FY1961-FY2019 including: bill numbers, report numbers, dates reported and passed, recorded vote numbers and vote tallies, dates of passage of the conference reports with their numbers and votes, vetoes, substitutions, dates of final passage, and public law numbers. Significant definitions are also included.
Date: November 27, 2018
Creator: DeBruyne, Nese F. & Torreon, Barbara Salazar

The Venezuela Regional Migration Crisis

Description: This report discusses the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Venezuela, which has elevated congressional concerns about the country. Venezuela remains in a deep political and economic crisis under the authoritarian rule of President Nicolás Maduro.
Date: November 27, 2018
Creator: Margesson, Rhoda & Seelke, Clare Ribando

Section 232 Investigations: Overview and Issues for Congress

Description: This report provides an overview of Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, analyzes the Trump Administration's Section 232 investigations and actions, and considers potential policy and economic implications and issues for Congress. To provide context for the current debate, the report also includes a discussion of previous Section 232 investigations and a brief legislative history of the statute.
Date: November 21, 2018
Creator: Fefer, Rachel F.; Jones, Vivian C.; Hammond, Keigh E.; Murrill, Brandon J.; Platzer, Michaela D. & Williams, Brock R.