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Reagan Administration Arms Control Failures Recounted

By: John P. Holdren

Excerpt: Strobe Talbott is an invaluable, and a superb, chronicler of the affairs of the arms control and national security communities. Deadly Gambits- the story of how the Reagan Administration has failed in arms control- is even more engrossing than his Endgame: The Inside Story of SALT II. In this account of inside wheelings and dealings, Paul Nitze, the negotiator for intermediate: range forces, comes off as heroic, if tragic. Richard Perle, the Pentagon’s Assistant...

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Reusable Launch Vehicle Programs and Concepts

Introduction: This report examines reusable launch vehicles (RLVs) currently proposed for government, commercial, and public uses. The term “reusable launch vehicle” may refer to several different levels of reuse. Some vehicle concepts are fully reusable (that is, the vehicle launches and lands without jettisoning any stages). Others have one stage that is reusable in combination with other stages that are expendable. The table and text below describe different levels of...

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Table of Cases

Excerpt: A Book Named ‘‘John Cleland’s Memoirs Of A Woman Of Pleasure’’ V. Attorney General, 383 U.S. 413 (1966)... 1153, 2253 // A Quantity Of Books V. Kansas, 378 U.S. 205 (1964)...1222, 1152, 2157 // A. & G. Stevedores V. Ellerman Lines, 369 U.S. 355 (1962)... 1463 // A.L. Mechling Barge Lines V. United States, 368 U.S. 324 (1961)... 680, 681 // A.L.A. Schechter Poultry Corp. V. United States, 295 U.S. 495 (1935)... 78, 83, 87, 188, 525 // Aaron V. Mckinley, 173 F. Su...

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Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978

Introduction: The Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 (ACA), Public Law 95-541, conserves and protects the native mammals, birds, and plants of Antarctica and the ecosystems of which they are a part.

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Applications on Gpo Access

Excerpt: This alphabetical list highlights the most popular applications on GPO Access. // Budget of the United States Government // Catalog of U.S. Government Publications // Code of Federal Regulations // Commerce Business Daily (CBDNet) // Congressional Bills // Congressional Committee Prints // Congressional Directory // Congressional Documents // Congressional Hearings // Congressional Pictorial Directory // Congressional Record...

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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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Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration

By: Linda G. Poole

Excerpt: Pursuant to section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on September 13, 2004, in response to a worker petition filed by a company official on behalf of workers at Olympia Limited, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, further investigation would serve no purpose and the investigation has been terminated.

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Dna Computing

By: Nathan S. Lewis

Excerpt: The field of DNA computing has sprung from nowhere to become a fashionable and exciting area. The hope of the field is that the pattern matching and polymerization processes of DNA chemistry, combined with the enormous number of molecules in a pound, will make feasible computations that are now too hard for conventional computers.

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

By: Andrew M. Sherman

Excerpt: With nearly a quarter of a million titles available online and free of charge, and with public retrievals exceeding 30 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 has been phasing out its brick-and-mortar bookstore operations nationwide, an action that will significantly reduce costs. On Frid...

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Los Alamos Science

By: J. Robert Oppenheimer

Excerpt: Los Alamos Science wishes to thank the following people for Martinez, Elizabelle Martinez, Harold Martinez, Suzie their contributions to this historical issue: Ira Agins, John Martinez, Pat Metropolis, Hank Motz, Barbara Mulkin, Eulalia Allred, Dan Baca, Tom Bauman, Richard Boudrie, James Newton, Nancy O’Hair, Richard Ray, Tony Rivera, Richard Bradbury, Karl Braithwaite, Dan Butler, Joanne Claybrook, Robinson, Bill Jack Rodgers, Clara Salazar, Diane Sandoval, Do...

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Andean Regional Initiative (Ari) : Fy2002 Supplemental and Fy2003 ...

By: K. Larry Storrs

Excerpt: In 2002, Congress is considering President Bush’s request for additional funding and additional authority to provide assistance to Colombia and six regional neighbors in a continuation of the Andean Regional Initiative that was launched in 2001. The region has been viewed as important primarily because it produces virtually all of the world’s cocaine and increasing amounts of heroin. Moreover, the stability of Colombia and the region is threatened by Colombia’s ...

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Unified Action Armed Forces (Unaaf)

By: Henry H. Shelton

Excerpt: The enduring theme, “joint warfare is team warfare,” is an attitude based on the foundation of joint doctrine that is universally understood and practiced. This team approach ensures the most effective employment of US forces for joint warfare. If we are to continue to improve the structure of US forces for joint warfare, everyone must be involved. Capstone publications Joint Warfare of the Armed Forces of the United States and this publication, Unified Action A...

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Defense Security Cooperation Agency Excess Defense Articles Tracki...

Excerpt: Defense Security Cooperation Agency Excess Defense Articles Tracking Report For FY 1998...

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Privacy and Information Goods

Excerpt: Individuals Have Strong Privacy Expectations in Information Goods: // Backed by Norms and Laws // Legal Protections Against Compelled // (1) Association with ideas // (2) Disclosure of purchasing and borrowing records // Information Goods Providers Generally Protect Privacy // Scrutiny of subpoenas // Internal best practices // Culture of confidentiality...

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Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Tips

Excerpt: Whereas a results statement identifies what we hope to accomplish, indicators tell us specifically what to measure to determine whether the objective has been achieved. Indicators are usually quantitative measures but may also be qualitative observations. They define how performance will be measured along a scale or dimension, without specifying a particular level of achievement. (Planned levels of achievement -- targets -- are separate from the indicators themselves).

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Concept Extraction a Data-Mining Technique

By: Judith G. Hochberg

Excerpt: The use of computers in numerous applications is generating data at a rate that far outstrips our ability to process and analyze it. For example, NASA satellites are expected to generate hundreds of terabytes of data per day (1 terabyte = 1012 bytes). Sets of financial data ranging from credit-card transactions to shipping records contain terabytes, and textual databases are growing rapidly. A great deal of effort is currently being expended to develop new hardw...

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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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Fintrac Idea Management Report Impact Survey of Graduated Farmers

By: Bob Rabatsky

Executive Summary: After working in El Salvador for more than three years, the USAID/IDEA project, implemented by Fintrac Inc., conducted an in-depth, random survey of clients who graduated from IDEA’s technical assistance program. The program’s graduates received a technology co-investment to establish drip irrigation for up to one manzana (0.7 hectares) as well as 18 months of intensive technical assistance. The survey was conducted in order to determine: the level of ...

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

By: Matthew S. Meselson

Excerpt: We applaud the Administration’s readiness to negotiate Soviet ballistic missiles would bean enormous gain to U.S. a nuclear disarmament treatv that would. among other . security. It would: things, dismantle all ballistic missiles. Such an agreement could effectively return the world to slow the pace at which a nuclear war might arise by a considerably safer period, more than a quarter of a century ago, before ballistic missiles were introduced. And this of balli...

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Abridged Findings and Conclusions Factual Findings

Excerpt: Factual Findings: // 1. Finding: While the Intelligence Community had amassed a great deal of valuable intelligence regarding Usama Bin Ladin and his terrorist activities, none of it identified the time, place, and specific nature of the attacks that were planned for September 11, 2001. Nonetheless, the Community did have information that was clearly relevant to the September 11 attacks, particularly when considered for its collective significance. // 2. Finding...

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