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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Ayurvedic Medicine: An Introduction

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Health/Medical,India

http://nccam.nih.gov/health/ayurveda/introduction.htm

Provides information on one of the world’s oldest medical systems including key points, licensing, safety considerations, and use in the United States.  From the National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

 

U.S. Naturalizations: 2012

Categories: China,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,India,Mexico,Philippines,Statistics

http://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/ois_natz_fr_2012.pdf

Presents information on the number and characteristics of foreign nationals aged 18 and over who naturalized during 2012.  The leading countries of origin of the 757,434 persons naturalizing were Mexico, the Philippines, India, the Dominican Republic, and the People’s Republic of China.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security

 

Nuclear Weapons R&D Organizations in Nine Nations

Categories: Arms Control,China,Defense/Military,France,Great Britain,India,Israel,Korea,Nuclear Arms,Pakistan,Russia,Science/Technology

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R40439.pdf

Describes which agency in each of the nine nuclear club nations is responsible for research and development of nuclear weapons, whether these agencies are military or civilian, and the evolution of this agency in the U.S. from 1942 to date.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

U.S.-India Security Relations: Strategic Issues

Categories: Defense/Military,India

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42948.pdf

Includes a brief review of the pre-2005 history of U.S.-India security relations, key current U.S.  security interests related to India, the defense posture of India, areas where security interests of the two countries converge or diverge, and the outlook for future cooperation.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Rising Economic Powers and U.S. Trade Policy

Categories: Brazil,Business/Economics,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,India,indonesia,Mexico,Russia,Turkey

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42864.pdf

Discusses the challenges presented for U.S. trade policies of China, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, and Turkey due to their rising trade flows, rapidly growing economies, and greater involvement in World Trade Organization negotiations and dispute settlements.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

India-U.S. Security Relations: Current Engagement

Categories: Defense/Military,Foreign Affairs,India,Spying/Intelligence,Terrorism

http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/201508.pdf

This report reviews the major facets of U.S.-India security relations with a focus on military contacts, counterterrorism and intelligence cooperation, and defense trade.  It also discusses obstacles to greater cooperation.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the U.S. Department of State Foreign Press Center

 

India-U.S. Security Relations: Current Engagement

Categories: Asia,Defense/Military,Foreign Trade/Investment,India,Spying/Intelligence,Terrorism

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42823.pdf

Reviews the major facets of U.S.-India  security relations with a focus on military-to-military contacts, counterterrorism and intelligence cooperation, and defense trade.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 2004-2011

Categories: Arms Control,Foreign Trade/Investment,Guns,India,Russia,Saudi Arabia

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/R42678.pdf

Latest annual report on conventional arms transfers to developing nations by the U.S. and foreign countries for the preceding eight calendar years.  In 2011 the U.S. had nearly 79% of the market share for such agreements with Russia second in arms transfer agreements with 5.6%.  Saudi Arabia and India were the leading purchasers.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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