Category Archives: Current Events

Red team cyber penetration testers easily took control of DOD weapon systems and operated undetected


Report:
WEAPON SYSTEMS CYBERSECURITY:
DOD Just Beginning to Grapple
with Scale of Vulnerabilities
Cristina T. Chaplain,
Government Accountability Office

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Trump Administration’s Government Reform and Reorganization Plan’s 35 “Government-Wide” Proposals


Memo:
Trump Administration Reform and Reorganization Plan:
Discussion of 35 “Government-Wide” Proposals
Henry B. Hogue, Specialist in American National Government
Clinton T. Brass, Specialist in Government Organization and Management

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Air Force B-21 Raider Long-Range Strike Bomber


Report:
Air Force B-21 Raider Long-Range Strike Bomber
Jeremiah Gertler,
Specialist in Military Aviation

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Proposed U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) Trade Agreement


Summary:
Proposed U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) Trade Agreement
Ian F. Fergusson and M. Angeles Villarreal
Congressional Research Service

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Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board authorizes deceptive budget practices in the face of first DOD-wide audit


Policy:
Classified Activities
Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards 56
Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board

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Agency Delay: Congressional and Judicial Means to Expedite Agency Rulemaking


Report:
Agency Delay: Congressional and Judicial
Means to Expedite Agency Rulemaking
Kevin J. Hickey, Legislative Attorney

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Selected Legal Tools for Maintaining Government Contractor Accountability


Report:
Selected Legal Tools for Maintaining
Government Contractor Accountability
David H. Carpenter, Legislative Attorney
Kathleen Ann Ruane, Legislative Attorney

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Navy Columbia (SSBN-826) Class Ballistic Missile Submarine Program: Background and Issues for Congress


Report:
Navy Columbia (SSBN-826) Class Ballistic Missile Submarine
Program: Background and Issues for Congress
Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs

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Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs): Issues for Congress


Report:
Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs): Issues for Congress
Eva Su, Analyst in Financial Economics

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Government Contract Bid Protests: Analysis of Legal Processes and Recent Developments


Report:
Government Contract Bid Protests: Analysis of
Legal Processes and Recent Developments
David H. Carpenter, Legislative Attorney
Moshe Schwartz, Specialist in Defense Acquisition

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