Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Terrorism and National Security: Issues and Trends

Categories: Terrorism

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/IB10119.pdf

Examines current international terrorist actions and threats and the U.S. policy response. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

Hispanic Owned Firms: 2002

Categories: Business/Economics,Hispanics,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/prod/ec02/sb0200cshisp.pdf

Part of the 2002 Economic Census, this report offers data on businesses owned by Hispanic people. The number of Hispanic owned businesses grew 31% between 1997 and 2002. Offers data by kind of business owned, number of employees, and receipts at various geographic levels including states, metro areas, and counties. From the Census Bureau.

Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Future Strategic Strike Skills

Categories: Defense/Military,Nuclear Arms,Science/Technology

http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/reports/2006-03-Skills_Report.pdf

Foresees the loss of critical skills and weakening of U.S. missile programs because of changing focus of brightest engineering minds to nanotechnology, computers and other non-defense related fields. From the Defense Science Board.