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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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Public Printer Honors Government Printing Office Employees Called ...

By: Veronica Meter

Excerpt: Washington, D.C. - Public Printer Bruce R. James is recognizing seven GPO employees who have been recently called to duty. The men are members of the Reserves and have been called on to take part in ongoing military efforts throughout the world. “Their dedication to the defense of our country during such a difficult time in our nation’s history is commendable and laudable. All of us at GPO join family, friends and co-workers in wishing all of these employees a s...

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2004 Consumer Action Handbook

Excerpt: Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC): Part of the Office of Citizen Services and Communications in the U.S. General Services Administration, FCIC is a one-stop source for consumer information from the federal government. The free Consumer Information Catalog lists more than 200 free and low-cost publications on topics such as cars, child care, education, federal benefits, money management, food and nutrition, health, housing and travel.

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Port and Mari...

By: John F. Frittelli

Summary: The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 heightened awareness about the vulnerability to terrorist attack of all modes of transportation. Port security has emerged as a significant part of the overall debate on U.S. homeland security. The overarching issues for Congress are providing oversight on current port security programs and making or responding to proposals to improve port security...

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Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Congressional Con...

By: R. Eric Petersen

Summary: Interruptions of congressional operations by incidents such as episodic computer virus infections, or the anthrax contamination that took place during autumn 2001, have demonstrated the importance of congressional continuity of operations (COOP) planning. COOP planning refers to the internal effort of an organization to assure that the capability exists to continue essential functions in response to a comprehensive array of potential operational interruptions. F...

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Military Aviation: Issues and Options for Combating Terrorism and ...

By: Christopher Bolkcom

Introduction: By all accounts, the U.S. military dominates state-on-state conflict. The United States has not faced a true peer military competitor since the Soviet Union disintegrated. Recent conflicts, such as Panama, Libya, Iraq (Desert Storm) Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq (Iraqi Freedom) illustrate that U.S. armed forces have proven very effective at achieving classic military objectives against other countries’ armed forces in a variety of circumstances. Ach...

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Defense Science Board Task Force on the Role and Status of Dod Red...

By: William Schneider

Introduction: The Task Force was charged to examine the use of red teams in the Department of Defense and recommend ways that such teams could be of greater value to the department. Our Terms of Reference and task force membership are provided in Appendices 1 and 2.

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Title Xxvii—Conventional 4 Arms and Disarmament

Excerpt: The global proliferation of man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS), other conventional weapons, and tactical missile systems poses a direct threat to the national security of the United States. (2) The use of MANPADS and other conventional weapons by terrorists and insurgent groups continues to hamper United States efforts to achieve peace and security in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Bureau of Justice Statistics 2002 : At a Glance

By: Lawrence A. Greenfeld

Excerpt: About the Bureau of Justice Statistics The Bureau of Justice Statistics collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. These data are critical to Federal, State, and local policymakers in combating crime and ensuring that administration of justice is both efficient and evenhanded.

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Nasa-Nsf-Epri Joint Investigation of Enabling Technologies for Ssp...

Excerpt: Synopsis of Program: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announce a partnership to support research in critical enabling technologies which will determine whether Space Solar Power (SSP) can someday become a viable cost-competitive technology for supplying large-scale base-load electric power worldwide. The solicitation emphasizes (but is not restricted t...

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Parliamentary Overview of Intelligence Services in Romania

By: Karoly F. Szabo

Excerpt: The following analysis focuses on a subject of considerable importance, as it refers to the case of a country that has overthrown only 13 years ago one of the most repressive regimes of the Communist dictatorships of Eastern Europe. Thus, the transition to the rule of law and parliamentary democracy has had and still has certain characteristics that have been carefully observed by foreign political analysts, as well as by the citizens of Romania.

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Suggested Report Card Formats

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Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terror...

By: James S. Gilmore

Excerpt: Mister Chairmen, Senate Vice Chairman, House Ranking Member, and Members of the Committees, I am honored to be here today. I come before you as the Chairman of the Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction. Thank you for the opportunity to present the views of the Advisory Panel. The Advisory Panel was established by Section 1405 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999, Publ...

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Verification Technology: Unclassified Version

By: S. Drell

Introduction: This study analyzes several of the principal new challenges to effective verification of compliance to agreed limits to weapons now under discussion at the START negotiations. The new requirements are analyzed, new technologies are described, and specific proposals are presented for enhancing our capabilities to verify treaty compliance.

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Lpd 17 on the Shipbuilding Frontier : Integrated Product and Proce...

Excerpt: Innovative Acquisition Strategy -- a strategy that has application to many other programs as well. The LPD 17, the first amphibious ship designed for the 21st Century, is on the leading edge of new product and process innovations in Naval shipbuilding. This paper provides a synopsis of the IPPD strategy as implemented by the LPD 17 Government and Industry Team. Components of IPPD will be addressed in terms of goals, people, processes, and tools. In addition, it ...

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Making Connection

Excerpt: You hear about the Internet all the time – on the news, in conversations with other people, and in advertisements. But you’re not sure about going online. What can it do for you? Is it safe? How do you get started? The National Consumers League created this guide to help answer these questions and give you the information you need to make the connection to the Internet. A glossary is included to help you understand some basic online terms.

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Congress of the United States House of Representatives Committee o...

By: John B. Larson
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Through the Looking Glass

By: Barry J. Feldman

Excerpt: Imagine a mirror that reflects more light than was incident, that reflects a beam into the same direction regardless of the mirror’s tilt, that eliminates image distortions by causing light rays to retrace their paths as if running backward in time, and that when looked at At left. A whimsical look at four aspects of phase-conjugate reflection. These are (clockwise from upper left) backward traveling wave fronts, light returning to its point of on, time reversal...

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Review of the U.S. Munitions List and the Commodity Jurisdiction P...

Executive Summary: The National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2000, Public Law 106-65, Title XIV, Section 1402, Annual Report on Transfers of Militarily Sensitive Technology to Countries and Entities of Concern, requires the Inspectors General of the Departments of Commerce, Defense, Energy, and State to audit the U.S. Government policies and procedures for export of technologies and technical information to countries and entities of concern. The law specifies that th...

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Aircraft Trainer T-37 Spare Parts

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