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Texas State Technical College

Excerpt: Texas State Technical College (TSTC) is an agency of the State of Texas located in Waco, Texas. TSTC follows the cost principles specified in Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-21, Cost Principles for Educational Institutions and the Federal administrative requirements contained in OMB Circular A- 110, Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements With Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations. ...

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Intelligence and Law Enforcement : Countering Transnational Threat...

By: Richard A. Best, Jr.

Introduction: The collapse of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact by 1991 significantly altered the international environment. Transnational issues, such as narcotics, terrorism, money laundering, economic espionage, and shipments of materials for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) have risen in importance, in some cases becoming more urgent than traditional geopolitical concerns. The Director of Central Intelligence (DCI), George Tenet, in his annual assessment of natio...

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Analysis for the Homeland Security Act of 2002

By: Robert T. Stafford

Excerpt: This section provides definitions for a number of terms used in the bill. As provided in the definitions, “Department” in the bill refers to the Department of Homeland Security, and “Secretary” refers to the Secretary of Homeland Security. Other important defined terms are “assets” and “functions,” which are used recurrently in the bill in referring to the resources and operations that are to be transferred to the new Department of Homeland Security.

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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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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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Lansce

By: Dianne K. Hyer

Excerpt: Most facilities for neutron scattering experiments are based at nuclear reactors, but the. Manuel Lujan, Jr. Neutron Scattering Center (or, less formally, LANSCE) is one of a new generation of neutron sources that has become available during the past decade- those based at proton accelerators. The new accelerator sources have several advantages. First, an accelerator source does not involve nuclear fission and therefore poses no threat of runaway operation that ...

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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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Philippines 294. Editorial Note

By: Dean Rusk

Excerpt: On January 13,1964, at 1:11 p.m., President Johnson telephoned his Special Assistant for National Security Affairs, McGeorge Bundy, and asked his opinion of appointing the former Governor of New Jersey, John Meyner, as Ambassador to the Philippines. The President and Bundy discussed Meyner's qualifications. The President then asked: How sensitive is the Philippines post? McGeorge Bundy replied...

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Trafficking in Persons Report

By: Condoleezza Rice

Excerpt: Dear Reader: In his 2005 inaugural address, President Bush gave renewed voice to the hopes and dreams of people around the world who seek lives of freedom. He said, “America will not pretend that the jailed dissidents prefer their chains, or that women welcome humiliation and servitude, or that any human being aspires to live at the mercy of bullies.” Yet for millions of people entrapped each year in vicious schemes of labor and sex trafficking, freedom is denie...

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Offset Map, Lithographic–Finish

Excerpt: This paragraph is informational only and is not exclusively definitive of the end use. For high quality multicolor offset printing of maps, folded inserts, etc. Printed matter may include text, line illustrations, and halftones up to 150-line screen.

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Research Coordination Networks in Biological Sciences (Rcn)

By: Dr. Chris L. Greer

Excerpt: The Directorate for Biological Sciences announces plans to support research coordination networks designed to foster communication and promote collaboration among scientists with common interests from a broad background across disciplinary, geographical, and organizational boundaries. The ultimate objective is to move a field forward or to create new research directions through increased research coordination and networking. It is anticipated that this program w...

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Center for National Security Studies, Et Al., Petitioners V. Unite...

By: Theodore B. Olson

Excerpt: Whether the Department of Justice properly withheld under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552, the identities and related information of individuals interviewed and subsequently detained in an ongoing law enforcement investigation.

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Nepal: Background and U.S. Relations

By: K. Alan Kronstadt

Summary: A landlocked Himalayan kingdom between India and China, Nepal ranks among the world’s poorest countries. In 1990, following a democratization movement, the country became a parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarch. Although this led to a process of economic restructuring and market liberalization, more than a decade of political instability and nearly seven years of increasingly dire internal security challenges have seriously hampered Nepal’s econ...

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Dod Information Security Program

Excerpt: The President Established A Strong Information Security Program In Executive Order 12958 (Reference A), Implemented Within The Department By Reference (B).

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Department of Homeland Security Coast Guard 33 Cfr Part 165 [Cgd01...

By: Peter J. Boynton

Excerpt: Establishing a temporary safety zone in the waters surrounding the Wantagh Parkway Number 3 Bridge across the Sloop Channel in the Town of Hempstead, New York. This zone is VerDate jul<14>2003 15:06 Oct 25, 2004 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\26OCR1.SGM 26OCR1 Federal Register / Vol. 69, No. 206 / Tuesday, October 26, 2004 / Rules and Regulations 62409 necessary to protect vessels transiting in the area from hazards imposed by construc...

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Statement by the Federation of American Scientists on Civil Defens...

Excerpt: On Nov. 24, the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare issued a statement that radioactive iodine 131 levels in air; water, milk and other foods were not high enough anywhere m the country justly general use of non-radioactive compounds to block the uptake of radioactive iodine...

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Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

By: Barbara Hendry

Excerpt: This bibliography attempts to list all publications other than LA and LAMS reports that appeared during the years 1957-62 and that covered work done at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. To do this it includes journal articles, portions of books, symposia and proceedings. It also includes papers in symposia and proceedings that were issued solely as unclassified and declassified reports, and at least one unclassified paper that has appeared only in a classifi...

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Intelligence Executive Budget Summary

Excerpt: The Intelligence mission is to provide the Department, other U.S. Government policy -nakersa, nd the InteUlgence Community with timely, accurate, high inlpact foreign intelligence analyses including support to counterintelligence; ald to ensure that the Depatment's technical, analytical and research expertise is made available to the lntelligence Comninimity in accordance with Executive Order 12333, United States lntellige-lceA ctivities. The Office of lntellige...

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Contract Cases in Large Counties

By: Carol J. Defrances, Ph. D.

Excerpt: During a 1-year period ending in June 1992, State courts of general jurisdiction in the Nation's 75 largest counties disposed of an estimated 366,000 civil contract disputes involving 1. million plaintiffs and defendants. Contract cases include allegations of unfulfilled written or oral agreements made between such parties as buyers and sellers, lenders and borrowers, or landlords and tenants.

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Air Command and Staff College Air University Non-Lethal Weaponry :...

By: Mark R. Thomas

Excerpt: In this report I have sought to explore the nature of non-lethal weaponry in the Department of Defense (DOD) as a framework for future actions related to their successful integration into the United States (US) military arsenal. I selected non-lethal weapons (NLWs) as a topic of research with the hope that military planners, developers, and operators alike would benefit from a report on NLWs in three respects: First, as a topical chronology for those familiar wi...

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