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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Selected CRS Materials on Detention and Interrogation of Terrorist Suspects and Enemy Belligerents

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Laws/Regulations,Terrorism,Treaties

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/crsdet.pdf

Offers a set of links to previously issued Congressional Research Service reports on the issue of international agreements and domestic legislation concerning the treatment and interrogation of detainees. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume IX, Arab-Israeli Dispute, August 1978 – December 1980

Categories: Arab,Conflict Resolution,Egypt,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,History,Israel,Middle East Conflict,Treaties

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1977-80v09

The second of two volumes that document U.S. efforts to achieve a negotiated settlement to the Arab-Israeli dispute during the Carter Administration.  Covers the Camp David meetings between representatives of Egypt and Israel and the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty concluded in March 1979.  From the State Department

 

Nuclear Energy Cooperation with Foreign Countries: Issues for Congress

Categories: Arms Control,Energy,Nuclear Arms,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R41910.pdf

Discusses broad themes related to nuclear cooperation with other countries including proliferation threats posed by civil nuclear commerce, the sagging market share of the U.S. nuclear industry, and bilateral relations with other countries.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Spying/Intelligence,Terrorism,Treaties

http://www.intelligence.senate.gov/study2014/sscistudy1.pdf

Includes the foreword by Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein, Findings and Conclusions, and the lengthy Executive Summary.  From the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

 

U.S. Treaties: A Beginner’s Guide

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Govt Information,Treaties

http://blogs.loc.gov/law/2014/11/u-s-treaties-a-beginners-guide/

A guide to how and where to find copies of treaties that involve the U.S.  From the Law Library of Congress

 

Free Trade Agreements: Office of the U.S. Trade Representative Should Continue to Improve Its Monitoring of Environmental Commitments

Categories: Environment,Foreign Trade/Investment,Treaties

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/666782.pdf

Examines the extent to which 20 countries involved with the U.S. in Free Trade Agreements are living up to provisions relating to protection of the environment and how well U.S. agencies are enforcing those provisions. From the Government Accountability Office

 

Free Trade Agreements: U.S. Partners are Addressing Labor Commitments, but More Monitoring and Enforcement are Needed

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Foreign Trade/Investment,Labor/Employment,Treaties

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/666787.pdf

Examines the extent to which 20 countries involved with 14 Free Trade Agreements with the U.S. are living up to provisions relating to fundamental labor rights and how well U.S. agencies are enforcing those provisions. From the Government Accountability Office

 

Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Ministers’ Report to Leaders

Categories: Asia,Foreign Trade/Investment,Treaties

http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/November/Trans-Pacific-Partnership-Trade-Ministers-Report-to-Leaders

Reports on recent progress toward trade agreement among Pacific Ocean nations.  From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

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