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In the House of Representatives

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Excerpt: A Bill: To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2003, 2004, and 2005 for the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Section 1. Short Title. This Act may be cited as the ‘‘National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2002’’.

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What America's Users Spend on Illegal Drugs, 1988-1995

By: William Rhodes

Executive Summary: As part of an ongoing project to determine how much Americans spend on illegal drugs, this report focuses on the amount and retail sales value of cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and other illegal drugs Americans consumed from 1988 through 1995. The methodology used to make these estimates has evolved and improved since the first report in 1991. This year’s estimates of illicit drug expenditures are appreciably higher than previous years for two reasons. Th...

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Directorate for Geosciences Division of Ocean Sciences Arlington, ...

Excerpt: Individuals wishing to apply for a permanent position see vacancy number E20040128. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Associate Program Director for the Physical Oceanography Program within the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE), Directorate of Geosciences. The Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) supports basic research and education to further understanding of all aspects of the global oceans and their int...

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Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries for Fiscal Year 01

Excerpt: DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 2000...

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Four Ways for the Reagan Administration to Blow It

By: Frank Von Hippel

Excerpt: If the Reagan Administration is to avoid setting national security back a long way- from its own point of view- it is going to have to discard an awful lot of campaign rhetoric awfully fast and move very cautiously. Nowhere is this more evident than in the likelihood that its economic predictions will initiate a raging inflation. If, indeed, the basic inflation rate rises from 970 to 1570 as some economists fear, Americans will lack both will, and means, to main...

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National Science Board Statement on Open Communication and Access ...

Excerpt: In Federal laboratories over the past year, due to heightened security concerns, there are indications of growing difficulty in the recruitment, hiring, and retention of foreign-born scientists and engineers and native-born minorities because of perceptions based on nationality, ethnicity, or other characteristics. American science and technology have greatly benefited from international exchange and cooperation and from the contributions of foreign-born scienti...

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Collaborations with Industry on Parallel Computing

By: Bruce R. Wienke

Excerpt: Partners: Cray Research, Inc.; Thinking Machines Corporation Goals: At present, software developed for one vendor’s massively parallel computer system is not portable, that is, able to be run on other vendors’ computers. The lack of portable programs has slowed the development of applications for every kind of massively parallel computer and the adoption of such computers by industry. This project will work toward removing that barrier by creating common program...

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Offset Book

Excerpt: This paragraph is informational only and is not exclusively definitive of the end use. For face and back multicolor offset printing of books, pamphlets, catalogs, folders, circulars, etc. The 75, 90, and 105 g/m2 papers may be used for solid reverses or heavy halftones. The 120 g/m2 paper is for use in printing posters and similar work and not for books, pamphlets, and the like. Printed matter may include text, line illustrations, and halftones up to 150-line sc...

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Foreign Relations Kwajalein Atoll Is the Key U. S. Defense Interes...

By: Loren Yager

Excerpt: In 1986, the U.S. government entered into separate international agreements- known collectively as the Compact of Free Association- with the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). The Compact provided for the continuation of a defense arrangement that has connected the United States and these Pacific islands since the end of World War II. The Compact obligates the United States to defend these island nations against ...

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In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pe...

By: Legrome D. Davis

Excerpt: And Now, this day of March, 2004, it is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall appear before the Honorable Legrome D. Davis for oral argument on Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom 12A, United States District Court...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Risk Manageme...

By: John D. Moteff

Summary: The 9/11 Commission recommended that efforts to protect various modes of transportation and allocation of federal assistance to state and local governments should be based on an assessment of risk. In doing so, the Commission was reiterating existing federal policy regarding the protection of all the nation’s critical infrastructures. The Homeland Security Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-296) and other Administration documents have assigned the Department of Homeland Secu...

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Al Felzenberg, Deputy for Communications National Commission on Te...

By: Thomas H. Kean

Excerpt: During the two weeks since our Second Interim Report, many Executive Branch agencies have substantially completed production of the key high-level policy documents that the Commission has requested. The Central Intelligence Agency and the Department of Defense have produced large numbers of important documents, but they have not completed production of the key policy documents. We are pressing these agencies to complete their efforts within a matter of days.

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The Future of Nuclear Weapons: Next Three Decades Conference Summary

By: Patrick J. Garrity

Introduction: During the first week of June 1988, the Center for National Security Studies of the Los Alamos National Laboratory sponsored a conference on The Future of Nuclear Weapons: The Next Three Decades (the conference program is given on page 10). One hundred and fifty persons from the DOE laboratories, government, military services, academia, and industry gathered in Los Alamos for three days to discuss this topic from the perspectives of policy and politics, tec...

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A Spin-Off in Space

Excerpt: The first large-scale thermonuclear explosion, the Mike test of 1952, handed the nuclear chemists an unexpected bonus: from its unprecedented neutron fluxes came a grand assortment of transuranium nuclides, including two new elements. Using samples of airborne debris collected by aircraft from the Mike cloud, a collaboration of nuclear chemists from the University of California Radiation Laboratory. Argonne National Laboratory, and Los Alamos undertook a thoroug...

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Appendix B : Table of Names U. S. Officials

Excerpt: U.S. Officials: Madeleine Albright Secretary of State, 1997–2001 Charles Allen Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Collection, 1998– Richard Armitage Deputy Secretary of State, 2001– Larry Arnold Commander, First Air Force and Commander of the Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Region, 1997–2002 John Ashcroft Attorney General, 2001– Monte Belger Acting Deputy Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration 1997–2002 Samue...

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Annual Map And/Or Chart Plant Report

Excerpt: JCP Form No. 4 (Rev. 5-65): Department headquarters shall submit this form in duplicate to the Joint Committee On Printing within 60 days after the close of each fiscal year, showing a summary of all work accomplished in the plant.

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Hrd

Excerpt: The Division of Human Resource Development (HRD), within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources, serves as a focal point for NSF’s agency-wide commitment to enhancing the quality and excellence of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and research through broadening participation by underrepresented groups and institutions.

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Fola Exemption in Senate's National Defense Authorization Act for ...

By: Barbara S. Cocharm

Excerpt: Dear Chairman Hunter: In anticipation of the House and Scnate conference on. the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005. the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) wishes to express its serious concerns with Section 1034, Nondisclosure of Certain Products of Commercial Satellite Operations, as included in the Senate version of the legislation. RTNDA is the world's largsst professional organization....

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Bruce James Issued the Following Statement in Reaction to the Canc...

By: Veronica Meter

Excerpt: “Last year, the Government Printing Office began transforming into a 21st century digital information processing facility. The GPO successfully carried out a broad reorganization, reduced employment by ten percent through a voluntary retirement incentive program and closed its failing retail bookstores. These and other cost-saving efforts are restoring the GPO to a positive financial footing. Today, GPO is a more efficient agency because of it. Continued transfo...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Detention of ...

By: Louis Fisher

Excerpt: Emergency Detention Act: In 1950, Congress passed the Internal Security Act to require Communist and Communist-front organizations to register with the Attorney General. Title II of the statute was called the “Emergency Detention Act.” Any person the Administration determined would probably commit espionage or sabotage could be detained if the President declared the existence of an “internal security emergency.” Individuals detained would be given a preliminary ...

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