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CRS — Terrorism Risk Insurance: Issue Analysis and Overview of Current Program

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 08:30 AM PDT

Terrorism Risk Insurance: Issue Analysis and Overview of Current Program (PDF) Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists) Prior to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, insurance coverage for losses from such attacks was normally included in general insurance policies without specific cost to the policyholders. Following the attacks, such coverage became very […]

 

 

CRS — Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 08:00 AM PDT

Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress (PDF) Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists) On January 26, 2012, senior DOD leadership unveiled a new defense strategy based on a review of potential future security challenges, current defense strategy, and budgetary constraints. This new strategy envisions a smaller, leaner Army that […]

 

 

CRS — Israel: Background and U.S. Relations (updated)

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 07:30 AM PDT

Israel: Background and U.S. Relations (PDF) Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists) Since Israel’s founding in 1948, successive U.S. Presidents and many Members of Congress have demonstrated a commitment to Israel’s security and to maintaining close U.S.-Israel defense, diplomatic, and economic cooperation. U.S. and Israeli leaders have developed close relations based on […]

 

 

CRS — Venezuela: Background and U.S. Relations

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 07:00 AM PDT

Venezuela: Background and U.S. Relations Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists) While historically the United States has had close relations with Venezuela, a major oil supplier, friction in bilateral relations rose over the past decade under the leftist populist government of President Hugo Chávez, who died in March 2013 after battling cancer […]

 

 

CRS — Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations for and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2015

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 06:30 AM PDT

Direct Overt U.S. Aid Appropriations for and Military Reimbursements to Pakistan, FY2002-FY2015 (PDF) Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists) ChartFiled under: business and economics, Congressional Research Service, international relations, military and defense, Pakistan

 

 

2013 Military Parent Custody and Visitation Legislation

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 06:00 AM PDT

2013 Military Parent Custody and Visitation Legislation Source: National Conference of State Legislatures Over the last decade, legislation addressing issues facing military parents has become a national trend. With the number of custody and visitation issues among military families growing, the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws drafted the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody […]

 

 

CRS — China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities — Background and Issues for Congress

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 05:30 AM PDT

China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities — Background and Issues for Congress (PDF) Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists) China is building a modern and regionally powerful Navy with a modest but growing capability for conducting operations beyond China’s near-seas region. The question of how the United States should respond […]

 

 

LexisNexis — 2013 Best Practices for Government Libraries

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 05:00 AM PDT

2013 Best Practices for Government Libraries Source: LexisNexis From blog post: The 2013 Best Practices for Government Libraries: Managing Evolving Resources: Strategies, Capabilities, and Alternatives is now available in PDF. 2012 and prior years of Best Practices for Government Libraries are all available from the right sidebar here on the Government Info Pro. The e-book […]

 

 

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Pakistan’s report on bin Laden

Al Jazeera’s article on the leaked report done by a Pakistani government’s Abbottabad Commission on Bin Laden http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/07/20137813412615531.html

 and the report

http://webapps.aljazeera.net/aje/custom/binladenfiles/Pakistan-Bin-Laden-Dossier.pdf

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Greta’s Links–Afghanistan-Pakistan Annual Report

Overview – http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2010/12/16/overview-afghanistan-and-pakistan-annual-review
Statement by Pres Obama http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2010/12/16/statement-president-afghanistan-pakistan-annual-review
Pres. Obama's comments and video http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/12/16/president-obama-afghanistan-pakistan-annual-review-a-very-difficult-endeavor-signifi
Sec Gates comments http://www.defense.gov//News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=62132
ADM Mullen comments http://www.defense.gov//News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=62130
DOD news article http://www.defense.gov//News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=62128
Press Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, Secretary of State Clinton, Secretary of Defense Gates and General Cartwright http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2010/12/16/press-briefing-press-secretary-robert-gibbs-secretary-state-clinton-secr

Previous reports of interest:
White House White Paper of the Interagency Policy Group's Report on U.S. Policy toward Afghanistan and Pakistan http://www.whitehouse.gov/assets/documents/afghanistan_pakistan_white_paper_final.pdf [March 2009]
Report on Progress Towards Security and Stability in Afghanistan [November 2010]
http://www.defense.gov/pubs/November_1230_Report_FINAL.pdf
Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan [April 2010] http://www.defense.gov/pubs/pdfs/Report_Final_SecDef_04_26_10.pdf
United States Plan for Sustaining the Afghan National Security Forces [April 2009] http://www.defense.gov/pubs/pdfs/april_2009.pdf
Report on Progress toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan [October 2009] http://www.defense.gov/pubs/pdfs/October_2009.pdf

 

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Greta’s Links–REPORT – Afghanistan and Pakistan Regional Stabilization Strategy

The State Department has released its new report " Afghanistan and Pakistan Regional Stabilization Strategy"

http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/135728.pdf

 Secretary Clinton's comments about it can be found in the press release

http://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2010/01/135515.htm

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