Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

What is “Building Partner Capacity?” Issues for Congress

Categories: Afghanistan,Defense/Military,East Europe,Foreign Affairs,Iraq,Korea,Pakistan,Vietnam

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R44313.pdf

Examines past efforts to achieve U.S. foreign policy goals and objectives through strengthening foreign security institutions in countries that share those interests. Explores 20 case studies since World War II according to one of seven strategic U.S. goals. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Southeast Asia: Trends in U.S. and Chinese Economic Engagement in Indonesia and Vietnam

Categories: Business/Economics,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,indonesia,Vietnam

http://www.gao.gov/assets/680/673422.pdf

Presents case studies of U.S. and Chinese trade and investment competition in Vietnam and Indonesia. Public version of a report that is also being issued in a nonpublic, sensitive version for government officials. From the Government Accountability Office

 

China’s Economic Ties with ASEAN: A Country-by-Country Analysis

Categories: Asia,Burma,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,indonesia,Statistics,Vietnam

http://origin.www.uscc.gov/sites/default/files/Research/China%27s%20Economic%20Ties%20with%20ASEAN.pdf

Assesses China’s economic significance for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, including China’s trade and investment with ASEAN as a whole, and statistics on the volume and percentage of each ASEAN nation’s trade with China.  A staff report from the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

 

Foreign Relations of the United States 1969-1976, Volume XXXVIII. Part 2. Organization and Management of Foreign Policy: Public Diplomacy, 1973-1976

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Govt/Business Scandals,History,Vietnam

http://static.history.state.gov/frus/frus1969-76v38p2/pdf/frus1969-76v38p2.pdf

Documents the effect of the Vietnam War outcome, the Watergate Scandal, the Nixon resignation, and greater Congressional assertiveness in foreign affairs on the conduct of U.S. foreign policy.  From the State Department

 

Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange: Legislative History, Litigation, and Current Issues

Categories: Children,Disability,Health/Medical,Laws/Regulations,Veterans,Vietnam

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43790.pdf

Covers what Agent Orange is, legislative and judicial efforts by veterans to obtain health care services and compensation, and current issues such as paternally mediated birth defects.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

U.S.-Vietnam Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: Issues for Congress

Categories: Arms Control,Civil/Human Rights,Energy,Nuclear Energy,Treaties,Vietnam

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R43433.pdf

Describes the provisions of the Nuclear Cooperation Agreement, signed by the two countries in December 2013, and the issues of potential controversy when Congress reviews the treaty including nonproliferation and human rights. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

The Diem Coup: After 50 Years: John Kennedy and South Vietnam, 1963

Categories: History,Vietnam

http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB444/

Provides two newly declassified documents and argues that support for the coup which overthrew the South Vietnamese leader in 1963 leads directly to President Kennedy, not a cabal of top officials in his administration.  From the National Security Archive

 

“Disreputable if not Outright Illegal”: The National Security Agency versus Martin Luther King, Muhammad Ali, Art Buchwald, Frank Church et al.

Categories: Govt Secrecy,History,Privacy,Spying/Intelligence,Telecommunications/Internet,Vietnam

http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB441/

Newly declassified information that reveals the names of prominent Americans whose overseas communications were secretly targeted by the National Security Agency during the Vietnam War era.  From the National Security Archive

 

Next Page »