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Rifle (Non-Military, All Types)

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For Official Use Only Dsca- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Delive...

Excerpt: For Offical Use Only DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 98...

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Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration 14 Cf...

By: Kalene C. Yanamura

Summary: The FAA proposes to supersede an existing airworthiness directive (AD) that applies to certain Boeing Model 767 series airplanes. The existing AD currently requires repetitive detailed and eddy current inspections of the aft pressure bulkhead for damage and cracking, and repair if necessary. This proposed AD would add one-time detailed and high frequency eddy current inspections of any ‘‘oil-can’’ located on the aft pressure bulkhead, and related corrective acti...

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Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service 50 Cfr Part 1...

By: Craig Manson

Summary: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will allow the trade in beluga sturgeon (Huso huso) and its byproducts, provided that specimens are accompanied by valid permits issued under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). This interim rule will be effective until the publication of a final rule under Section 4(d) of the Endangered Species Act of VerDate Jul<14>2003 15:06 Oct 25, 2004 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00...

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Fy 1979-1981 Nuclear Weapons Stockpile

By: Zbigniew Brzezinski

Excerpt: The proposed FY 79-81 Nuclear Weapons Plan’s approved subject to future policy and programming decisions. The stockpile levels represent authorized ceilings, not to be exceeded, except as provided below or otherwise approved by the President. (...

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European Parliament

By: Gerhard Schmid

Excerpt: At the sitting of 5 July 2000 the European Parliament decided, pursuant to Rule 150(2) of its Rules of Procedure, to set up a Temporary Committee on the ECHELON Interception System and laid down its mandate as outlined in Chapter 1, 1.3. With a view to fulfilling that mandate, at its constituent meeting of 9 July 2000 the Temporary Committee appointed Gerhard Schmid rapporteur.

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The Multi-State Anti-Terrorism Information Exchange (Matrix) Pilot...

By: William J. Krouse

Excerpt: This report provides an overview of the Multi-State Anti-Terrorism Information Exchange (MATRIX) pilot project, which leverages advanced computer/information management capabilities to more quickly access, share, and analyze public records to help law enforcement generate leads, expedite investigations, and possibly prevent terrorist attacks. The pilot project is intended to demonstrate the effective use of such capabilities, but it is less clear whether the pro...

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Elements for Export Controls of Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (...

Excerpt: Recognizing the threats posed by unauthorized proliferation and use of Man-Portable Air Defense Systems, especially to civil aviation, peace-keeping, crisis management and antiterrorist operations, Participating States affirm that they apply strict national controls on the export of MANPADS.

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Carjacking, 1993-2002

By: Patsy A. Klaus

Excerpt: On average, 1993-2002, about 38,000 carjacking victimizations occurred annually, according to victim self-reports to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). There were an average 1.7 victimizations per 10,000 persons annually. About 15 murders a year involved car theft, though not all were carjacking, for the theft could have been incidental. About 34,000 carjacking incidents occurred annually, some having more than 1 victim. About 45% of these incidents were completed crimes.

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Homeland Security : Protecting Airliners from Terrorist Missiles

By: Christopher Bolkcom

Excerpt: Shoulder-fired surface-to-air missiles (SAMs), also known as MANPADS (man-portable air defense systems), developed in the late 1950s to provide military ground forces protection from enemy aircraft, are receiving a great deal of attention as potential terrorist weapons. These missiles, affordable and widely available through a variety of sources, have been used successfully over the past three decades both in military conflicts as well as by terrorist organizations.

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

By: Mildred L. Amer

Excerpt: The 109th Congress: A Profile. Congress is composed of 540 individuals from the 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa. This count assumes that no seat is temporarily vacant. The following is a profile of the 109th Congress. Party Breakdown: In the 109th Congress, the current party breakdown in the House is 232 Republicans (including the Resident Commissioner), 206 Democrats (including four ...

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Local Libraries Offer Government Documents Collections to the Public

By: C. Michael Bright

Excerpt: With the gathering of the American Library Association’s Mid-Winter Conference in New Orleans this weekend, area residents should know that massive collections of Government documents have been made available for the free use of the public by several libraries in New Orleans. These libraries participate in a popular Government program called the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), used by millions of Americans every year. Through the FDLP, the libraries r...

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Defense Trade Better Information Needed to Support Decisions Affec...

By: Katherine V. Schinasi

Excerpt: Before transfers are approved, the U.S. government must first determine if classified weapons or technologies are releasable to the requesting country according to the National Disclosure Policy (NDP). The process for determining releasability is complex. A foreign government’s request is first reviewed by the military department that owns the requested weapon or technology. In cases where the request exceeds NDP’s approved classification level, the military dep...

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

By: Michael Chertoff

Excerpt: Background al Qaeda: At all relevant times from in or about 1989 until the date of the filing of this Indictment, an international terrorist group existed which was dedicated to opposing non-Islamic governments with force and violence. This organization grew out of the mekhtab al khidemat (the Services Office) organization which had maintained offices in various parts of the world, including Afghanistan, Pakistan (particularly in Peshawar), and the United States...

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Department of the Treasury : Treasury Technical Assistance Debt Re...

Excerpt: The FY 2005 request for Treasury International Affairs Technical Assistance is $17.5 million. The program provides financial advisors to countries seeking assistance in implementing significant economic reforms, especially during crucial periods of transition to market-based economies. The program supports economic policy and financial management reforms, focusing on the functional areas of budget, taxation, government debt, financial institutions, and financial...

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Six Decades of Reducing Threats and Allaying Fears

By: Houston T. Hawkins

Excerpt: Los Alamos National Laboratory was established amid fears expressed by many knowledgeable people that our way of life might not survive. In its 60-year history, the Laboratory has been preserved because it has successfully welded science and technology to develop weapons intended to neutralize any such fears. Following the tradition of inquiry that is so much a part of our university heritage, we have questioned to exhaustion the principles governing those weapo...

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Aviso de Alerta Del Usda para El Consumidor Como Mantener Los Alim...

By: Bessie Berry

Excerpt: Aviso de Alerta del USDA para el Consumidor Como Mantener los Alimentos Sanos Durante una Emergencia Washington, 2 de septiembre, 2004 – El Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA, por sus siglas en ingles), esta ofreciendo recomendaciones en vista de la proximidad del huracan al estado de La Florida y del resultante mal clima en la region sudoeste del país. El USDA espera que esta informacion ayude a minimizar el riesgo de intoxicaciones alimentarias.

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Capital Punishment 2001

By: Tracy L. Snell

Excerpt: Fifteen States and the Federal Government executed 66 prisoners during 2001. The number executed was 19 fewer than in 2000. Those executed during 2001 had been under sentence of death an average of 11 years and 10 months, 5 months more than that for inmates executed in 2000.

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Trinity

By: K. T. Bainbridge

Introduction: Preparations for the Trinity test were started in March 1944 and culminated in a 100-ton rehearsal shot on May 7, 1945 and the final gadget test shot on July 16, 1945. The main purpose of this volume is to aid in the planning for any future test by furnishing a review of the preparations for and results of the above tests. The reports on results are included in their complete form, because the purpose of this report can only be met by supplying complete det...

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