Transnational Crime
Date: 8/29/2014

. . . was a bigger problem at earlier points in history,” says Peter Andreas, a political science professor at Brown University in Providence, R.I. “In . . .

Topics: Export Sanctions and Restrictions, International Law and Agreements, Terrorism and Counterterrorism

The Iraq War: 10 Years Later
Date: 3/1/2013

. . . the surge,” says Peter Mansoor, a retired Army colonel. Mansoor served as executive officer to Gen. David Petraeus, commander of U.S. and allied . . .

Topics: Iraq War

Homegrown Jihadists
Date: 9/3/2010

. . . deny are there.” The result is to strengthen Muslims' sense that the main danger facing them comes from the outside, not from within, says . . .

Topics: Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Election Security and Voting Rights
Date: 10/12/2018

. . . https://tinyurl.com/ycthxdxk. [60] Jones, ibid. Footnote: 60. Jones, ibid. [61] Katel, op. cit. Footnote: 61. Katel, op. cit. [62] Eugene H. Roseboom and Alfred E. Eckes Jr., A . . .

Topics: Crime and Law Enforcement, Regional Political Affairs: Russia and the Former Soviet Union, State, Local, and Intergovernmental Relations

Water Crisis in the West
Date: 5/11/2018

. . . Gleick, co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security, a research organization in Oakland, Calif. “We have . . .

Topics: Agriculture and the Environment, Consumer Behavior, Consumer Protection and Product Liability

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Date: 4/13/2018

. . . Bolton's pick adds to obstacles for US Mideast plan,” The Associated Press, March 29, 2018, https://tinyurl.com/yaojsalj. Footnote: 13. Mark Landler, “The Mideast Peace Plan Is . . .

Topics: Alliances and Security Agreements, Global Issues, Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Citizen Protests
Date: 1/5/2018

. . . Council rejects councilman's proposal on removal of Monument Avenue statues,” Richmond Times-Dispatch, Dec. 11, 2017, http://tinyurl.com/yaa98t4y. Go to top Bibliography Books Engler, Mark Paul Engler , . . .

Topics: Civil Rights and Civil Liberty Issues, Consumer Behavior, Domestic Issues

Affirmative Action and College Admissions
Date: 11/17/2017

. . . cit. Footnote: 25. Strauss, op. cit. [26] Valerie Strauss, “Actually, we still need affirmative action for African Americans in college admissions,” The Washington Post, Aug. . . .

Topics: College Financing and Funding, Diversity Issues, Education Policy

Muslims in America
Date: 7/28/2017

. . . registry failed. Yet the US could be trying it again,” CNN, Dec. 22, 2016, http://tinyurl.com/jqgwgfv. President Trump's proposal for more stringent screening procedures . . .

Topics: Terrorism and Counterterrorism, U.S. at War: Afghanistan, U.S. at War: Iraq

Trust in Media
Date: 6/9/2017

. . . the distinction between news and commentary, with separate staffs handling each as at most outlets. “That's knowledge a lot of journalists take for granted,” . . .

Topics: Consumer Behavior, Internet and Social Media, Journalism and the News

Native American Sovereignty
Date: 5/5/2017

. . . and must yield to it.” Footnote 42 Whites believed they possessed “discoverer rights” to the land — a position upheld by the Supreme . . .

Topics: Economic Development, Historic Preservation, Regulation and Deregulation

Reviving Rural Economies
Date: 3/31/2017

. . . having offices, signs and a ‘presence’ in these rural areas.” But even Republicans are expected to resist some of the president's proposals. “The president's . . .

Topics: Agricultural Research, Economic Crises, Economic Development

Women in Prison
Date: 3/3/2017

. . . “Oregon faces skyrocketing female prison population,” Statesman Journal, Feb. 16, 2017, http://tinyurl.com/j6w29wj. Footnote: 19. Whitney M. Woodworth, “Oregon faces skyrocketing female prison population,” Statesman Journal, . . .

Topics: Crime and Law Enforcement, Domestic Issues, Women's Health Issues

Guns on Campus
Date: 1/27/2017

. . . p. 4, http://tinyurl.com/ham5dt7. [55] “Press Conference,” ibid., p. 4; David Eagleman, “The Brain on Trial,” The Atlantic, July/August 2011, http://tinyurl.com/cync42y. Footnote: 55. “Press Conference,” ibid., p. 4; David Eagleman, . . .

Topics: Crime and Law Enforcement, Gun Control, Undergraduate and Graduate Education

The Obama Legacy
Date: 11/4/2016

. . . individuals appointed to lifetime federal judgeships. Obama also has changed the political orientation of the nation's federal circuit courts of appeals, the intermediate courts . . .

Topics: Alliances and Security Agreements, Economic Crises, Gays and Lesbians in the Military

Opioid Crisis
Date: 10/7/2016

. . . Since 2000, Shumlin said, the number of people treated for heroin addiction had risen 250 percent. “We must do for this disease what . . .

Topics: Crime and Law Enforcement, Pharmaceuticals, Substance Abuse

Closing Guantanamo
Date: 9/30/2016

. . . University, says doing so might require writing an entirely new set of Geneva Conventions. Because fighting nonstate combatants instead of other nations' armies . . .

Topics: Defense Budget, General Defense and National Security, Military Bases

Populism and Party Politics
Date: 9/9/2016

. . . Ballot In 4 Big States This November,” ThinkProgress, Aug. 16, 2016, http://tinyurl.com/j42wvf4. California, Nevada, Maine and Washington state will vote in November on . . .

Topics: General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), Regional Political Affairs: East Asia and the Pacific, Regional Political Affairs: Europe

U.S.-Mexico Relations
Date: 9/2/2016

. . . climbs in Mexico, while other crimes fall,” Reuters, Jan. 21, 2016, http://tinyurl.com/hcyzt3r. Footnote: 18. Anna Yukhananov, “Murder rate climbs in Mexico, while other crimes fall,” . . .

Topics: Domestic Issues, Manufacturing and Industrial Production, Outsourcing and Immigration

Death Penalty
Date: 6/14/2016

. . . officers,” The Washington Post, Dec. 10, 2015, http://tinyurl.com/jz2zx64. About the Author Peter Katel is a CQ Researcher contributing writer who lives in New Mexico. . . .

Topics: Crime and Law Enforcement, Criminal Law Procedure and Due Process, Death Penalty

Crime and Police Conduct
Date: 6/7/2016

. . . http://tinyurl.com/jjt6wn3. [28] Quoted in ibid., Jackman. Footnote: 28. Quoted in ibid., Jackman. About the Author Peter Katel is a freelance writer based in Albuquerque, N.M. . . .

Topics: Civil Rights and Civil Liberty Issues, Civil Rights: African Americans, Domestic Issues

Social Security
Date: 6/3/2016

. . . looming retirement savings crisis,” CNBC, March 15, 2016, http://tinyurl.com/hw4m38n. Footnote: 64. Tony James and Teresa Ghilarducci, “America's looming retirement savings crisis,” CNBC, March 15, 2016, http://tinyurl.com/hw4m38n. Go . . .

Topics: Economic Crises, Investment and the Stock Market, Regulation and Deregulation

Future of the Middle Class
Date: 4/8/2016

. . . 6, 2015, pp. 937–960. Footnote: 4. For background, see Kenneth Jost, “Housing Discrimination,” CQ Researcher, Nov. 6, 2015, pp. 937–960. [5] Jacob S. Rugh and Douglas S. . . .

Topics: Cost of Education and School Funding, Economic Analyses, Forecasts, and Statistics, Manufacturing and Industrial Production

U.S.-Iran Relations
Date: 3/4/2016

. . . Attack on Saudi Embassy,” The New York Times, Jan. 20, 2016, http://tinyurl.com/hjmbeao. Footnote: 12. Thomas Erdbrink, “Iran's Supreme Leader Condemns Mob Attack on Saudi Embassy,” . . .

Topics: Arms Control and Disarmament, Global Issues, Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Restorative Justice
Date: 2/5/2016

. . . 1, 2010, pp. 1–24. Footnote: 15. For background see Jina Moore, “Truth Commissions,” CQ Researcher, Jan. 1, 2010, pp. 1–24. [16] “Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Report: Executive . . .

Topics: Crime and Law Enforcement, Domestic Issues, Students and Social Life

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