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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Analytic Culture in the U.S. Intelligence Community: An Ethnographic Study

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Govt Information,Govt Processes/Organization

http://www.fas.org/irp/cia/product/analytic.pdf

An effort to assess intelligence analysis from an anthropological viewpoint. Withheld from the CIA website, but posted by the Federation of American Scientists.

Intelligence for a New Era in American Foreign Policy

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Govt Information,Govt Processes/Organization

http://www.fas.org/irp/cia/product/newera.pdf

Report of a conference sponsored by the Center for the Study of Intelligence held at Charlottesville, Virginia in September 2003 with 85 experts thinking through the implications of the post/9-11 world for American intelligence. Withheld from the CIA website, but posted by the Federation of American Scientists.

Sudan: Humanitarian Crisis, Peace Talks, Terrorism, and U.S. Policy

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Foreign Affairs,Sudan,United Nations

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/IB98043.pdf

Covers the background of the Darfur crisis, the current humanitarian situation, and the U.S. policy options. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11

Categories: Afghanistan,Defense/Military,Govt Finance,Headlines,Iraq,Terrorism

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/RL33110.pdf

Estimates that Congress has appropriated about $368 billion for military operations, reconstruction, foreign aid, veterans’ health care and embassy costs since the 9/11 attacks. Explains the difficulties in assembling these estimates and cites potential oversight issues for Congress. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists.

2004 Toxic Release Inventory Public Data Release

Categories: Environment

http://www.epa.gov/tri/tridata/tri04/index.htm

Contains detailed information on nearly 650 chemicals released into the environment by over 23,000 industrial and governmental facilities. Links to summary data and detailed files by state. From the Environmental Protection Agency.

IC3 2005 Internet Crime Report

Categories: Crime/Justice,Science/Technology

http://www.ic3.gov/media/annualreport/2005_IC3Report.pdf

The 5th annual compilation of information on complaints received about Internet crime and referred to law enforcement authorities. More than 231,000 complaints were received during 2005, an increase of 11.6% over 2004. From the Internet Crime Complaint Center, funded by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Retired Hurrricane Names, 1954-2004

Categories: Weather/Disasters

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/retirednames.shtml

A chronological and alphabetical list of all hurricane names retired because of the costliness or deadliness of the storms. Also includes the five names retired from 2005. From the National Weather Service.

Bankruptcy Filings Surge in Calendar Year 2005

Categories: Business/Economics,Crime/Justice

http://www.uscourts.gov/Press_Releases/bankruptcyfilings032406.html

Reports that bankruptcy filings set an all-time record with 2.07 million filings during 2005, an increase of 30% from 2004. The increase was caused by petitioners attempting to file before tougher new legislation became effective in late October 2005. From the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

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