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Before the Committee on Governmental Affairs United States Senate

By: Bill Berger

Excerpt: I am pleased to be here today on behalf of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. As you may know, the IACP is the world’s oldest and largest organization of law enforcement executives, founded in 1894, and with a current membership exceeding 19,000. At the outset, I would like to express my thanks to this committee for soliciting the views of the IACP on the structure of the proposed Department of Homeland Security and its relationship to the state ...

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107Th Congress

By: Jo Ann Davis
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The Tools of High-Energy Laser-Plasma Physics

Excerpt: The laser fusion program has considerable strength in both theory and experiment, The complexity of the physics has kept the program at the forefront in developing new theoretical tools, experimental techniques, and diagnostics. For example, it is experimentally taxing to measure phenomena on a time scale of picosecond when the entire experimcnt occurs in about a nanosecond and to resolve wavelength of CO2 light when targets may be as large as millimeters.

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Laws and Regulations Governing the Protection of Sensitive but Unc...

By: Alice R. Buchalter

Excerpt: On April 17, 1995 President William J. Clinton issued Executive Order (EO)12958, which “prescribes a uniform system for classifying, safeguarding, and declassifying national security information.” (60 Fed.Reg.19825, April 29, 1995) Section 1. establishes classification levels, and Section 1.5 classification categories (types of information eligible for classification). Section 1.8 (b) prohibits the designation of “classified” to be applied to “basic scientific r...

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Su Richiesta, Si Puo Usufruire Del Servizio Di Un Interprete Gratu...

Excerpt: Su richiesta, si puo usufruire del servizio di un interprete gratuito. Chiamateci in anticipo, così una persona che parli la vostra lingua potra essere a vostra completa disposizione.

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Foreign Relations Kwajalein Atoll Is the Key U. S. Defense Interes...

By: Loren Yager

Excerpt: In 1986, the U.S. government entered into separate international agreements- known collectively as the Compact of Free Association- with the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). The Compact provided for the continuation of a defense arrangement that has connected the United States and these Pacific islands since the end of World War II. The Compact obligates the United States to defend these island nations against ...

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Telephone Conversation between President Johnson and Secretary of ...

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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Abm Treaty Review

By: Zbigniew Brzezinski

Excerpt: The President has directed that the Special Coordination Committee undertake a review of those issues related to the ABM Treaty review that is scheduled to commence this fall.

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Hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Homel...

By: Senator Orrin G. Hatch

Excerpt: Opening Statement Of Hon. Jon Kyl, A U.S. Senator From The State Of Arizona: Chairman KYL, This hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology, and Homeland Security of the Senate Judiciary Committee will come to order. Let me announce at the beginning that Senator Feinstein is expected to be here momentarily, and hopefully we will have some other members of the Subcommittee as well. I think that most of the people here are aware that despite the be...

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The Federal Role in Science and Engineering Graduate and Postdocto...

By: Dr. Eamon M. Kelly

Abstract: In response to the request from the President’s Science Advisor, John Gibbons, for a National Science Board contribution to the Presidential Review Directive on the Government/ University Partnership (GUPPRD), the Board offered to provide its views on the role of the Federal government in graduate and postdoctoral education. In this paper, the Board examines the general framework of the partnership in graduate education established after World War II, affirms t...

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Fas Public Interest Report Journal of the Federation of American S...

By: Robert M. Solow

Excerpt: Tension in South Asia has been high for decades, partly to the Chinese annexation of Tibet in the 1950s and tc>territorial disputes among China, India and Pakistan. It is this tension that provides the impetus for the slow upward spiral of today’s South Asian armaments race- of which missiles have become a recent, highly visible component.

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Report to Congress on Implementation of Section 1001 of the Usa Pa...

Excerpt: Section 1001 of the USA Patriot Act (Patriot Act), Public Law 107-56, directs the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ or Department) to undertake a series of actions related to claims of civil rights or civil liberties violations allegedly committed by DOJ employees. It also requires the OIG to provide semiannual reports to Congress on the implementation of the OIG’s responsibilities under Section 1001. This report – the ...

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Western Hemisphere

Excerpt: The top U.S. priority in Argentina is to promote recovery of economic growth and the solidity of democratic institutions. Argentina’s once stable two-party system has been shaken by the country’s sharp economic decline as well as by public challenges over corruption, the responsiveness of public institutions, and judicial inefficiency. Despite these challenges, Argentines have shown an overwhelming commitment to democracy, and Argentina has continued to perform ...

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Welcome to the Nro Directives (Nrod) Page. Click on a Nrod Categor...

Excerpt: Welcome to the NRO Directives (NROD) page. Click on a NROD category to jump to it, scr. desired category, or enter your desired NROD series or subject/keyword in the search t Lwt Updab. Monday, January 06,2003 15:# -1010...

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Third Generation Nuclear Weapons and the Nuclear Test Ban

By: Jeremy J. Stone

Excerpt: Pandora had only one box. Ours are countless. Some have labels because we have opened them or peeked inside. As we label them, we try to stack them, like sorted goods in a warehouse. One stack is labeled “nuclear weapons. ” Next to the label is a note, left by a modern Prometheus: “Beware of E=mc2.” Some of these boxes are open, in spite of efforts of a few to try to slam them shut more than 40 years ago first generation fission bombs; first generation hydrogen ...

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Critical Infrastructure Protection Establishing Effective Informat...

By: Robert F. Dacey

Excerpt: Federal awareness of the importance of securing the nation’s critical infrastructures- and the federal government’s strategy to encourage cooperative efforts among state and local governments and the private sector to protect these infrastructures- have been evolving since the mid- 1990s. Federal policy continues to emphasize the importance of the ISACs and their information-sharing functions. In addition, federal policy established specific responsibilities for...

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Dsca-Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries for Fiscal Year 02

Excerpt: DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 02...

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Atomic Industry Prospects Looking Up

By: Arthur C. Upton

Excerpt: The next portion of the report deals with effects of mediation on exposed individuals (somatic effects). Discussed are radiation injury of the embryo; effects of localized irradiation on different organs and systems of the body, of whole-body exposure, of internally deposited radionuclide’s, of radiation on the incidence of neoplasia, and on longevity. Also give...

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Statement of Lieutenant General

By: Charles J. Cunningham

Excerpt: As a Department of Defense (DO) agency, the DSS is under the direction, authority and control of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (ASD), (Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence [C3I]). The mission of the DSS is an important component of the national security strategy of the United States. Our mission includes: (i) conducting personnel security investigations (PSIs) for DO military, civilian and contractor personnel; (ii) providing advice, assistance...

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Review of Uss Cole (Ddg-67) Attack Repots and Suggestions for Addi...

Excerpt: Combating terrorism, including the protection of our forces serving around the world, has long been a primary concern of the Department of Defense. In the aftermath of the attack on Khobar Towers in June 1996, the Department established a formal combating terrorism program and took significant steps to improve force protection efforts worldwide. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was named the principal advisor and focal point for the Secretary of Defense...

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