** 2020 DECLASSIFICATION DEADLINE REMAINS IN FORCE
** TRUMP JR: “DECLASSIFY EVERYTHING!!!”
** PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION ACT, AND MORE FROM CRS
Steve Aftergood: CRS Defense Primer SeriesCongressional Research Service, Military
Congressional Research Service Reports
- Defense Primer: A Guide for New Members, updated September 3, 2019
Remaining Primes Below the Fold
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Steven Aftergood: CRS on Foreign Agent Registration & Political Warfare (PBI: Half the Story, As Usual)02 China, 02 Diplomacy, 03 Economy, 06 Russia, 08 Wild Cards, 10 Security, 11 Society, Congressional Research Service, Corruption, Cultural Intelligence, Government, Officers Call, Peace Intelligence
Foreign Agents Registration Act: An Overview, CRS In Focus, updated March 7, 2019
Phi Beta Iota: Valuable itemization of the requirements for registration. Unstated but obvious: both AIPAC and ADL are illegally unregistered agents of a foreign power.
Strategic Competition and Foreign Policy: What is “Political Warfare”?, CRS In Focus, March 8, 2019
Phi Beta Iota: High school version of the concept, neglects fact that the US Government does not do holistic analytics or true cost economics, loves regime change as a pay to play profit center for the banks, and lies to the public every single day while the Chinese whip our ass world-wide using peace, commerce, and friendship, the Ron Paul playbook.
Steven Aftergood: CRS Defense Primer – Intelligence Support to Military OperationsCongressional Research Service
Defense Primer: Intelligence Support to Military Operations
- Inform the commander
- Describe the operational environment
- Identify, define, and nominate objectives
- Support planning and execution of operations
- Counter adversary deception and surprise
- Support friendly deception efforts
- Assess the effectiveness of operations
Steven Aftergood: CRS on US Research & Development (R&D) Funding and Performance – Half a Trillion — 500 Billion — A YearCommerce, Congressional Research Service, Fact Sheets, Government, IO Impotency
U.S. Research and Development Funding and Performance: Fact Sheet
John F. Sargent Jr.
Specialist in Science and Technology Policy
Congressional Research Service
June 29, 2018
Comment and key graphic from report below the fold.
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Congressional Research Service: Presidential StuffCongressional Research Service
Presidential Transitions: Issues Involving Outgoing and Incoming Administrations
The report addresses the use of executive orders, record preservation and clemency actions by the outgoing Administration, as well as cybersecurity, budget preparation, political appointments, and so forth. Essential reference.
See “Trump Will Have Wide Latitude to Let Family Into Government's Secret Circles” by Mark Landler, New York Times, November 16.
CRS: US Periods of War and Dates of Recent ConflictsCongressional Research Service, Peace Intelligence
U.S. Periods of War and Dates of Recent Conflicts, updated September 29, 2016