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The Future of Nuclear Weapons—The Next Three Decades an Introduction

By: Paul C. White

Excerpt: In today’s complex and changing strategic environment, a new Center at Los Alamos will help focus the long-term direction of technical programs through objective studies of national security issues.

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Makapagbibigay Kami Ng Libreng Pagsasalin Ng Wika Ayon Sa Iyong Ka...

Excerpt: The paper should make clear that the issue for decision by the president is whether the Geneva conveption.

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Marijuana

Background: Marijuana is a greenish-gray mixture of the dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. It is typically smoked in hand-rolled cigarettes (joints), cigars (blunts), pipes, or water pipes (bongs). The active ingredient in marijuana is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is responsible for the potency and effects of marijuana intoxication. Over the past two decades, THC levels of marijuana in the United States have increased.

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Appendix the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and House Per...

By: Michael V. Hayden
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Recovery of Highly Enriched Uranium Provided to Foreign Countries

By: Gregory H. Friedman

Excerpt: In the 1950s, as part of the Atoms for Peace program, the U.S. provided nuclear technology to foreign nations for peaceful applications in exchange for their promise to forego development of nuclear weapons. A major element of this program was the provision of research reactor technology and the Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU) needed to fuel the reactors. After irradiation, the used fuel elements are referred to as spent nuclear fuel (SNF). Over the years, the U.S...

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Sri International

By: H. Roberts Coward

Executive Summary: The need for significant changes in the character of engineering education emerged in a series of studies beginning in the mid-1980s, culminating with the 1989 Belmont Conference on Imperatives in Undergraduate Engineering Education. The National Science Foundation (NSF) responded to this challenge in 1989 with the announcement of the Engineering Education Coalitions, an initiative to support a small number of major Coalitions of U.S. institutions in a...

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Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference

By: By

Excerpt: The managers on the part of the House and the Senate at the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the ahendment of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 4200), to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2005 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes, submit the...

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Henry Clay

By: Thomas Ball

Excerpt: The statue is, of course, posthumous: Ball had no more Secretary Of State under John to take Clay’s likeness from life than he had Webster’s. His sources Quincy Adams. He served in that position until 1829, and was subsequently elected were the existing paintings, sculptures, and lithographs of the to the U.S. Senate. From 1831 to 1842, statesman. For instance, Joel T. Hart, another American sculptor then and again from 1849 to 1852, Clay distinguished himself a...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web the National ...

By: Richard E. Rowberg

Excerpt: For FY2001, NASA requested $14.035 billion, an increase of 3.2% above the FY2000 appropriations. This was the first budget increase requested by NASA in seven years. Of the request, $9.73 billion is for R&D, an increase of 0.8% above the FY2000 level. NASA requested an increase of $206 million for Space Science and $69.9 million for Aero-Space Technology. The agency requested a decrease of $208.6 million for the International Space Station.

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Sway Congressional Opinion on Abm

By: John A. Wheeler

Excerpt: The FAS has now made two statements of ballistic missile defense, one to the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (FAS Newsletter, NOT. 1967) and one as a public statement. In both of these statements the implications of deployment of an Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) defense system were explored and, on balance, it was concluded that the arguments against deployment far outweighed the arguments for.

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107Th Congress

By: Hilda Solis

Excerpt: Former Member U.S. House of Representatives...

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Overview

Excerpt: This declassified report summarizes many important findings and judgments contained in the Select Committee’s classified Report, issued January 3, 1999. U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies within the Clinton administration have determined that other significant findings and judgments contained in the Select Committee’s classified Report cannot be publicly disclosed without affecting national security or ongoing criminal investigations.

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Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: Type Certificate No. A12EA: This data sheet which is part of Type Certificate No. A12EA prescribes conditions and limitations under which the product for which the type certificate was issued meets the airworthiness requirements of the Civil Air Regulations and Federal Aviation Regulations.

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Twelfth Report on Inadvertent Releases of Restricted Data and Form...

Excerpt: The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law (P.L.) 105-261) requires that the Secretary of Energy notify the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate, the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives, and the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs of inadvertent releases of Restricted Data (RD) and Formerly Restricted Data (FRD) associated with records declassified under section 3. of Executive Order 12958.

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web U. S. Special...

By: Andrew Feickert

Background: Overview. Special Operations Forces (SOF) are small, elite military units with special training and equipment that can infiltrate into hostile territory through land, sea, or air to conduct a variety of operations, many of them classified. SOF personnel undergo rigorous selection and lengthy, specialized training. By the end of FY2006, SOF is expected to grow to an end-strength of almost 53,000 personnel. The U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) oversees...

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Entre la Razon de Estado Y El Estado de Derecho

By: Hernan Charosky

Excerpt: Sospechas ciudadanas: Existen interrogantes serios sobre el funcionamiento de los servicios de inteligencia en cuanto a su eficiencia y al grado en que se atienen a la legalidad. ?Se realizaron todas las medidas de prevencion humanamente posibles para evitar, luego del atentado contra la embajada de Israel, el atentado contra la AMIA?, ?se investigaron seriamente estas masacres?, ?se manejaron ilegalmente los fondos destinados a estas investigaciones?, ?hubieron...

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Child Victimizers : Violent Offenders and Their Victims

By: Lawrence A. Greenfeld

Excerpt: An estimated 18.6% of inmates serving time in State prisons in 1991 for violent crimes, or about 61,000 offenders nationwide, had been convicted of a crime against a victim under age 18. 1 in 5 violent offenders serving time in a State prison reported having victimized a child. More than half the violent crimes committed against children involved victims age 12 or younger.

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Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, California

By: Thomas C. Muldoon

Executive Summary: In 1991, the Soviet Union dissolved and the Communist Party's monopoly of power was destroyed. Russia is now nominally a democracy, but it is still clearly in transition from its communist, totalitarian past. The autonomous and penetrative nature of the KGB clearly reflected the totalitarian nature of the Soviet Union. Now that Russia is a democracy, it should follow that the current intelligence and security forces should be much less powerful than the KGB had been.

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Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004

Excerpt: The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 2417), to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2004 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes, having met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend and do ...

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Telegram from the Department of State to the Embassy in Indonesia

Excerpt: We think time is approaching when it may be desirable to give some indication to the military of our attitudes toward recent and current developments. While we might do this by taking advantage of request for our assessment put to us by Nasution's aide (1 and 2), we are reserved for three reasons: a. We are not at all clear as to who is calling the shots within the military. As examples: although it appears to Nasution, Suharto seems to be taking a stronger h e ...

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