Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

China’s Military Posture

Categories: China,Defense/Military

http://www.parliament.uk/commons/lib/research/rp2008/rp08-015.pdf

Examines China’s strategic priorities and obligations, its military capabilities, and the aims of its military modernization program. House of Commons Library Research Paper 08/15

Use of Specific Hallucinogens: 2006

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse

http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k8/hallucinogens/hallucinogens.pdf

Describes what they are, what different varieties are used, what effect they have on users, and how widespread their use is. From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Analysis of the Growth in Funding for Operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Elsewhere in War on Terror

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

http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/89xx/doc8971/02-11-WarCosts_Letter.pdf

Letter document response to congressional questions about the war. Estimates total expenses to date for military operations in war on terrorism at $752 billion. From the Congressional Budget Office.

More Fight, Less Fuel: Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on DOD Energy Strategy

Categories: Defense/Military,Energy

http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/reports/2008-02-ESTF.pdf

Reports that the major problems for military forces relating to energy are the high and growing demand for fuel in the battlefield and the dependence of military installations on fragile and vulnerable commercial power grids. From the Defense Science Board

The Federal Government’s Financial Health

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Govt Finance

http://www.gao.gov/financial/citizensguide2008.pdf

Subtitled: A Citizen’s Guide to the 2007 Financial Report of the United States Government. Highlights and simplifies the financial condition of the U.S. government to emphasize the deficit problem of the near future. Posted by the Government Accountability Office.