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Bureau of Justice Statistics Fiscal Year 1996 : At a Glance

By: Jan M. Chaiken

Excerpt: About the Bureau of Justice Statistics: BJS, a component of the Office of Justice Programs in the U.S. Department of Justice, is the United States' primary source for criminal justice statistics. BJS 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 ens...

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Sukarno's Confrontation with Malaysia: January-November 1964

By: Lendon B. Johnson

Excerpt: Here follows discussion unrelated to Indonesia. McNamara Scope and Methodology: hereafter McNl: I have got to go over to State in about thirty minutes on your Indonesia problem. Scope and Methodology: Here follows a further discussion on a possible buyout of Studebaker by Litton Industries. Scope and Methodology: Johnson Scope and Methodology: hereafter LBJI: All right. Now I talked to Dick Russell about that and he says that I ought to be impeached if I approve...

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As Gpo's Online Services Surge in Popularity, Milwaukee Bookstore ...

By: Andrew M. Sherman

Excerpt: With more than a quarter of a million titles available online and free of charge, and with public retrievals exceeding 32 million every month, GPO Access, a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), has become one of the principal tools for providing public access to official U.S. Government information. As a result, the GPO is phasing out its 13 remaining brick-and-mortar bookstore operations outside Washington, D.C., an action that will significant...

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Ledger, White and Colored

Excerpt: Use information: This paragraph is informational only and is not exclusively definitive of the end use. For face and back and offset printing of open forms, ledgers, notices, posters, etc., requiring execution with pen and ink and erasing quality. Printed matter may include text, line illustrations, halftones, and solid reverses.

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Plain Copier, Xerographic, White, And Colored (Archival Quality)

Excerpt: This paragraph is informational only and is not exclusively definitive of the end use. For use in laser printers, high speed, plain paper copiers and xerographic equipment as specified. Unless the option below is specified, the following ‘basic’ specification applies.

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Report on Improving the Controls Over the Reporting of Productive ...

By: Bruce G. Blair

Excerpt: The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a performance audit to evaluate the Electronic Photocomposition Division's (EPD) Video Keyboard Section's responsibilities in keyboarding data and office corrections into the text processing systems as defined in Chapter 8 of GPO Instruction 105. B. The audit was conducted from May through August 2001. We found that overall the Video Keyboard Section performed its primary mission as defined by the Instruction.

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The Position of Director of National Intelligence: Issues for Congress

By: Alfred Cumming

Excerpt: Proposals to reorganize the United States Intelligence Community began to surface almost as soon as the management structure for the Intelligence Community (IC) was statutorily established by the passage of the National Security Act of 1947. Since then, at least 19 commissions, committees and panels, created by either the executive or legislative branches, have made numerous recommendations for structural reorganization. Several of the proposals urged stronger c...

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Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 1996

By: Jan M. Chaiken

Excerpt: Investigated by U.S. attorneys for possible violations of the U.S. code, and criminal charges were filed in U.S. district courts against about 65,500 defendants, a third of whom were prosecuted for drug offenses. The majority (86%) of the 61,434 defendants whose cases were terminated in U.S. district courts during 1996 were convicted. Among those convicted, 68% were sentenced to prison for an average of 61 months. At the end of 1996, the Federal Bureau of Prison...

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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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Yucca Mountain Looking Ten Thousand Years into the Future

By: Roger C. Eckhardt

Excerpt: It’s a dry, brown, nondescript ridge near the Amargosa Desert, just north of Death Valley and west of the Nevada Test Site. The landscape is a drab mix of desert grasses, cacti, shrubs- like needle leaf rabbit brush and Cooper golden bush- and, of course, the occasional Yucca plant. Nothing moves but scrawny blacktailed jackrabbits and desert collared lizards. No man’s land.

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Remarks from Baltimore Police Commissioner Edward T. Norris

By: Edward T. Norris

Excerpt: Good Morning ladies and gentlemen, I'm honored that you have invited me here to speak with you today. I'm proud to represent the Baltimore Police Department, and I hope the information discussed today leads to better intelligence sharing between local and federal agencies. Unfortunately in the past year it has not improved to an acceptable level. In October of 200 1 Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley and I testified before the House Committee on Government Reform o...

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U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency World Military Expenditur...

By: John D. Holum

Excerpt: World military spending of $864 billion in 1995 was down 34% from the all time high of $1.36 trillion in 1987 and marked the eighth consecutive drop (in 1995 dollars- Main Table I). It was also the lowest spending level since 1967. As can be seen in Figure 1, the reduction in world spending can be credited to the developed country group (found mainly in Europe, North America, and East Asia), where the downward trend also began in 1987 and closely followed that o...

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Findings and Conclusions

Excerpt: In February 2002, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence agreed to conduct a Joint Inquiry into the activities of the U.S. Intelligence Community in connection with the terrorist attacks perpetrated against our nation on September 11, 2001. Reflecting the magnitude of the events of that day, the Committees’ decision was unprecedented in Congressional history: for the first time, two permanent committe...

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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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Anti-Terrorism Investigative Tools Improvement Act of 2004

Excerpt: Structure and Organization: The Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (TCADA), a freestanding agency within the Texas State government, is the lead State agency dedicated to combating alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) abuse. The Executive Director of TCADA reports to a six-member Board of Commissioners, who share the responsibility for approval of TCADA’s programming and budget recommendations. Although TCADA’s responsibilities include ATOD prevention ...

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Appendix D : Crossroads Project Cost Disclosures

Excerpt: Crossroads Project Cost Disclosures: The following are the expenses incurred from 1995 to 1998 by Republicans and Democrats for field hearings and other activities for the Crossroads Project.

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Iraq's Threat to Regional Stability and Security

Excerpt: Prior to Iraq’s 1991 defeat in Kuwait, Saddam Hussein’s regime had built the largest and most capable conventional military force in the Persian Gulf region. He began a war with Iran that ran though the 1980s and resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths between the two countries. He used chemical weapons against Iranian forces and then turned them against his own Kurdish population in retribution for their sympathy toward Iran during the war. He again used mi...

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Alopecia Areata

Excerpt: This booklet is not copyrighted. Readers are encouraged to duplicate and distribute as many copies as needed. Additional copies of this booklet are available from National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases...

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National Science Board

By: Nina V. Fedoroff

Excerpt: Swearing in, NSB Nominees: Dr. Kelly welcomed two new Board members: Dr. Michael Rossmann, Hanley Professor of Biological Sciences at Purdue University, and Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Nancy Gore Hunger Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He also welcomed Board consultant Dr. Nina Fedoroff, Willaman Professor of Life Sciences and Director, Life Sciences Consortium and Biotechnology Institute of the Pennsylvania S...

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Third Report on Inadvertent Releases of Restricted Data and Former...

Excerpt: The National Defense Authorization Acts for Fiscal Years 1999 and 2001 (PubIic Laws P.L.) 105-26 1 and 106-398) require 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...

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