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Telephone Equip Components and Spare Par

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House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

By: Timothy Edgar

Excerpt: Timothy H. Edgar is a legislative counsel in the Washington Nation Office of the American Civil Liberties Union, responsible for national security, terrorism and immigration. Mr. Edgar, who hails fiom Albany, New York, graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1994. A magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, class of 1997, Mr. Edgar served as editor of the Harvard Law Review. He was a law clerk to Judge Sandra L. Lynch of the United States Court...

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Lasers Threaten Satellites : But Arms Control Can Help

By: Andrew M. Sessler

Excerpt: After a five year hiatus, anti-satellite weapons are returning to center stage. Several new anti-satellite programs, spawned by the Strategic Defense Initiative, including several ground based laser weapons, threaten to begin a new space weapons competition in the next several years, threatening American military satellites and overturning one of the major arms control achievements of recent years. Negotiated limits on the new ground based lasers could enhance A...

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Retail Federation Rfid and the Consumer Understanding Their Mindset

By: John Parkinson

Excerpt: So far, much of the focus has been on supply chain or manufacturing process improvements. The consumer-facing implementations have been somewhat controversial. But what is the consumer thinking about RFID in general?

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Components of a Transfer and Access Control System

Excerpt: To control the transfer of and access. To prohibit unauthorized possession of certain controlled goods and technology Components of A Transfer And Access Control System...

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Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (Globe)

Excerpt: Synopsis of Program: GLOBE is a hands-on, school-based science and education program. In the United States, GLOBE is a Federal interagency program sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with over 140 colleges and universities, state and local school systems and non-governm...

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

Excerpt: For Offical Use Only DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 99...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web the National ...

By: Glenn J. Mcloughlin

Background: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), a part of the Department of Commerce, is the executive branch’s principal advisory office on domestic and international telecommunications and information technology issues and policies. Among its objectives, it has a mandate to provide greater access for all Americans to telecommunications services; to provide support for U.S. attempts to open foreign telecommunications and information ma...

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The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act : An Overview of the Sta...

By: Elizabeth B. Bazan

Introduction: On October 26, 2001, President George W. Bush signed P.L. 107-56, the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act or the USA Patriot Act. Among its provisions are a number which impacted or amended the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, 50 U.S.C. S 1801 et seq. (FISA). For example, the new law expanded the number of United States district court judges on the Foreign Intelligence Surve...

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

Excerpt: For Offical Use Only DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 99...

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Cleared Dod Employees at Risk Report 2 a Study of Barriers to Seek...

By: Suzanne Wood

Excerpt: The research described in this report grew from a widely held perception in the Department of Defense (DO) that cleared personnel are reluctant to seek assistance to address personal problems because of fear of losing clearance status or professional positions. The concern is that people who fail to consult employee assistance programs (EAPs) or military counseling/referral services may pose inordinate risk to themselves and possibly to national security.

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U.S. Policy Toward Nicaragua and the Nicaraguan Resistance

Excerpt: U.S. objectives with d tha Nicaraguan Resistance are to pr se of Nicaragua, to include withdrawal o ilitary preaence and the sharp reduction et to reduce. the threat posed by Nicara ther countries in Latin America by endin ion1 to reduce the size and capability of th to levels commenrurate with Central Amsric chieve democracy in Nicaragua in order t stratrgic or regional threat8 and to facil ic development necessary for long-te a democratic opening auf f icient ...

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Fy 2003 Supplemental Appropriations (In Millions of Dollars)

Excerpt: US Emergency Fund For Complex Foreign Crises // Iraq Relief And Reconstruction Fund // Int'l Assist. Prog./Iraq Relief & Recon. (Transfer Auth.) // Department Of State: // International Narcotics Control And Law Enforcement // Andean Counterdrug Initiative // US Emergency Refugee And Migration Asst. Fund // Nonproliferation, Anti-Terrorism, Demining & Related // Military Assistance: // Foreign Military Financing Program // Peacekeeping Operations // Subtotal, Foreign Operation...

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Justin Smith Morrill

By: Jonathan Eastman Johnson

Excerpt: After securing a reputation as one of the finest genre painters Morrill entered politics after careers as a of the late 19th century, Eastman Johnson concentrated merchant and a farmer. Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1854 as an increasingly on portrait painting in his later years. It was antislavery Whig, he moved to the U.S. a more lucrative subject matter in which he had Senate in 1867 as a Union Republican. A experience, and after 1880 his di...

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Property No. 060151 Nylon Thread for Passports

Excerpt: General Requirements: // 1. Construction to be twisted bonded multiple cord (ply). // 2. Must be suitable for use on high speed Singer sewing machines using a No. 16 needle. // 3. Must be able to stitch 13 thickness of 56 pound passport paper without linting, fraying or breaking. // 4. Packaging must be wound to a weight of one pound on King base tubes.

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Long-Range Fifty Caliber Rifles : Should They Be More Strictly Reg...

By: William J. Krouse

Excerpt: In the 109th Congress, two proposals have been introduced to more strictly regulate certain long-range .50 caliber rifles. The Fifty Caliber Sniper Weapons Regulation Act of 2005 (S. 935), introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein, would amend the National Firearms Act (NFA)2 to regulate “.50 caliber sniper weapons” in the same fashion as short-barreled shotguns and silencers, by levying taxes on the manufacture and transfer of such firearms and by requiring owner ...

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Appropriations for Fy2002 : Foreign Operations, Export Financing, ...

By: Larry Nowels

Summary: The annual Foreign Operations appropriations bill is the primary legislative vehicle through which Congress reviews the U.S. foreign aid budget and influences executive branch foreign policy making generally. It contains the largest share -- over two-thirds -- of total U.S. international affairs spending. President Bush requested $15.167 billion for FY2002 Foreign Operations, an amount 1.5% higher than enacted FY2001 appropriations. By comparison, foreign policy...

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Visas, Science, And the Campaign

By: Jules Halpern

Excerpt: With election just around the corner, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, its a special October issue, centered its fire on US visa policies and their administration by the State Department. Never was there a more bipartisan snarl than this. Chief difficulties have arisen out of Democratic administration of O Acts sponsored by a...

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Information Assurance (Ia) Implementation

By: John P. Stenbit

Excerpt: References: // (a) DOD Directive 8500.1, Information Assurance, October 24, 2002 // (b) DOD 5025.1-M, DO Directives System Procedures, current edition // (c) National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security Instruction (NSTISSI) No. 4009, National Information Systems Security Glossary, September 2000 1 // (d) DOD Directive 8000.1, Management of DOD Information Resources and Information Technology, February 27, 2002 // (e) through (ah), see enclosure...

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Solicitation, Offer and Award: Draft

Excerpt: Dumping Fees: The Contractor ‘s bid price for dumping solid waste shall include all fees which are in effect at the time for receipt of bids and selection of a certified disposal facility. Any additional fees, which may be imposed by the county or municipality after the time set for the receipt of bids, will be paid by the contractor. However, the Contracting Officer may adjust the unit and/or monthly contract price to reflect the increase of municipality and to...

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