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A Research-Based Guide

Preface: Today’s youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS. Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. One of the goals of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is to help the public understand the causes of drug abuse and to prevent its onset. Drug abuse has serious consequences in our homes, schools, and communities. From NIDA’s perspective, the use of all illicit drugs and the inappropriate use of licit drug...

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Salt 11: Basis for Both Freeze and Reductions

By: Frank Von Hippel

Excerpt: The purpose of this Report is to catalyze thinking in such bomber (28). both superpowers about the simplest way of moving The main difficulty would be the argument that, in the toward their avowed goals; with that in mind, we have not absence of cruise missiles in large numbers, Soviet air sought broad agreement “approving” the above plan. defenses would grow to undermine the effectiveness of While it is derivative of ideas we have championed in the U.S. bombers...

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Criminal Victimization in United States, 1997 Statistical Tables

Excerpt: Crime Characteristics: // Time of occurrence, 59, 60 // Place of occurrence, 61-63 // Victim's activity at time of incident, 64 // Distance from home, 65 // Number of victims, 36 // Number of offenders, 37 // Weapon use, 60, 62, 66 // Self-protection, 67, 68-74 // Physical force used, 67 // Physical injury, 75, 78-81, 83, 85-88 // Medical expenses, 77 // Medical insurance coverage, 78 // Medical care, 76, 79, 80 // Agency assistance, 109 // Value of theft loss, ...

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Spending Uncle Sam's Money

By: T. Dart Walker

Excerpt: This view of the Senate Chamber was painted by depicts the U.S. Senate Chamber as it T. Dart Walker in the late 1890s after observing a busy con- appeared at the opening of a session of Congress. Senators have just introduced work day. The scene was then engraved for the various bills to be considered during front cover of the December 23, 1899, issue of Leslie’s the session, and the large number of Weekly and titled Spending Uncle Sam’s Money: Senators papers i...

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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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Space Doctrine for the 21St Century

By: Robert D. Newberry

Acknowledgments: This paper is the synthesis of many people’s ideas. Some are my own but most have been around the space community for years. Organizing these ideas into a coherent structure has been an interesting experience and would not have been possible without the help of many people. An advantage of writing a paper while at Air Command and Staff College is the great number of people who are available for consultation on an issue such as space doctrine. I was delig...

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Division E Foreign Operations, Export Financing, And Related Progr...

Excerpt: In determining Congressional intent for the obligation and programming of funds for fiscal year 2003, the appropriate departments and agencies funded under this Act shall rely on House Report 107-663, the Senate report as printed in the Congressional Record of January 15,2003, and the statement of the managers. Any ambiguity shall be resolved by consulting with the Committees on Appropriations.

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Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Tips

Excerpt: A results framework is both a planning and a management tool. The RF is central to the strategic plan and provides a program-level framework for managers to gauge progress toward the achievement of results and to adjust relevant programs and activities accordingly. In addition, the design of a results framework provides an important opportunity for an operating unit to work with its development partners and customers to build consensus and ownership around share...

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Control and Oversight of Security Intelligence in Romania

By: Larry L. Watts

Excerpt: According to March 2002 poll, 60% of the Romanian population believe that their intelligence services – in particular the SRI (Serviciul roman de information – domestic security intelligence) and the SIE (Serviciul de information extreme – foreign intelligence) – have been “transformed into democratic institutions on the western model.” 52% believe that the services are serving national interests in a politically-neutral fashion as opposed to partisan aims of th...

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Contract Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 1996

By: Lea S. Gifford

Excerpt: In 1996 State courts of general jurisdiction in the Nation’s 75 largest counties disposed of approximately 15,638 tort, contract, and real property rights cases by jury or bench trial. Contract cases accounted for about a third of all trial cases disposed.

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Before the Senate Armed Services Committee

By: Robert D. Newberry

Introduction: Good morning, Mr. Chairman and members of the committee. I am pleased to have this opportunity to discuss with you, from a policy and operational perspective, the way that the Department of Defense has organized itself to support the US Government’s combating terrorism mission and what support roles we may have in helping other government agencies in defending against these dangers both at home and abroad. Dod Support & Activity In Combating Terrorism: The ...

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Guantanamo Bay Detainees : National Security or Civil Liberty

By: Pamela M. Von Ness

Excerpt: With the decision to transfer Al Qaeda and Taliban captives to detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, the Pentagon headed into legally uncharted territory. The United States has neither recognized the detainees as prisoners of war, nor have they been charged with any crime. Consequently, unanswered questions regarding their legal status and continued incarceration have drawn heated criticism from human rights organizations worldwide. Although s...

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Defense Security Cooperation Agency Excess Defense Articles-Tracki...

Excerpt: Defense Security Cooperation Agency Excess Defense Articles -- Tracking Report For FY2000...

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Tengo Lupus Do I Have Lupus

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State Prevention System Structure and Organization

Excerpt: Preparation of Bids. // (a) Bidders are expected to examine the specifications and all instructions. Failure to do so is at the bidder’s risk. // (b) Each bidder shall furnish the information required by the Invitation for Bid (IFB). The bid must be signed by aduly authorized official of the firm, otherwise it will not be considered. Erasures or other changes shall be initialed by the person signing the bid. Bids signed by an agent shall be accompanied by eviden...

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Enclosed Please Find Responses to Written Questions to the Attorne...

By: Patrick J. Leahy

Excerpt: Enclosed please find responses to written questions to the Attorney General at the hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary entitled Oversight Hearing of the Department of Justice on July 25,2002. We are providing responses to questions 14, 15,31,32,33 and 34, all of which relate to the implementation of the USA Patriot Act, the changes the Act made to provisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), and the FISA process itself. The Departmen...

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Law Enforcement Intelligence Classifications, Products, And Dissem...

Excerpt: A range of terms describe different types of law enforcement intelligence. A brief discussion of these as they relate to state, local, and tribal law enforcement (SLTLE) will provide some context for the reader when these terms are encountered.

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Dsca Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries for Fiscal Year 2003

Excerpt: DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 2003...

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Drug Use and Related Matters Among Adult Arrestees, 2001

Excerpt: The Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring program (ADAM) measures the extent of drug use in the high-risk population of people who have been arrested and booked. The data are collected in participating counties through probability-based sampling of adult male arrestees and purposive sampling of adult female arrestees. Information comes from interviews and urinalyses obtained voluntarily and recorded confidentially in booking facilities, usually on the day of arrest and...

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Fy 02 Authorized Defense Services under Section 38 Aeca

Excerpt: FY 02 Authorized Defense Services Under Section 38 AECA...

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