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The National Security Archive

The National Security Archive
December 9, 2014 Torture Report Finally Released Senate Intelligence Committee Summary of CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program Concludes CIA Misled Itself, Congress, the President about Lack of Effectiveness. September 28, 2014 THE YELLOW BOOK Secret Salvadoran military document from the civil war era catalogued "enemies," many killed or disappeared. More recent items The National Security Archive is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. National Security Archive, Suite 701, Gelman Library, The George Washington University, 2130 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C., 20037, Phone: 202/994-7000, Fax: 202/994-7005, nsarchiv@gwu.edu Related:  elizabethsrstameys

FBI The FBI’s Reading Room contains many files of public interest and historical value. In compliance with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) requirements, some of these records are no longer in the physical possession of the FBI, eliminating the FBI’s capability to re-review and/or re-process this material. Please note, that the information found in these files may no longer reflect the current beliefs, positions, opinions, or policies currently held by the FBI. The image quality contained within this site is subject to the condition of the original documents and original scanning efforts. These older files may contain processing procedures that are not compliant with current FOIA processing standards. All recently scanned images posted to the Reading Room adhere to the NARA 300 DPI standard. Some material contained in this site may contain actions, words, or images of a graphic nature that may be offensive and/or emotionally disturbing.

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Large Network Dataset Collection Social networks Networks with ground-truth communities Communication networks Citation networks Collaboration networks Web graphs Product co-purchasing networks Internet peer-to-peer networks Road networks Autonomous systems graphs Signed networks Location-based online social networks Wikipedia networks, articles, and metadata Temporal networks Memetracker and Twitter Online Communities Online Reviews Network types Directed : directed network Undirected : undirected network Bipartite : bipartite network Multigraph : network has multiple edges between a pair of nodes Temporal : for each node/edge we know the time when it appeared in the network Labeled : network contains labels (weights, attributes) on nodes and/or edges Network statistics Citing SNAP We encourage you to cite our datasets if you have used them in your work.

Former U.S. Ambassador: Behind Crimea Crisis, Russia Responding to Years of "Hostile" U.S. Policy This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: The Ukrainian government has announced plans to abandon its military bases in Crimea and evacuate its forces following Russia’s decision to annex the region. YURIY SERGEYEV: The declaration of independence by the Crimean Republic is a direct consequence of the application of the use of force and threats against Ukraine by the Russian Federation, and, in view of Russian nuclear power status, has a particularly dangerous character for Ukraine’s independence and territorial integrity, as well as for international peace and security in general. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, defended Moscow’s move to annex Crimea. AMY GOODMAN: Meanwhile, on Wednesday, the U.S. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: We are not going to be getting into a military excursion in Ukraine. AMY GOODMAN: To talk more about the growing crisis in Ukraine, we’re joined by Ambassador Jack Matlock.

Cryptome Wilson Center Digital Archive How to Write a Bill Once you've found an interesting and relevant topic on which to write your bill and have done the necessary research, the next step is actually getting your bill ready for discussion in committee. A PMC bill should have three parts: Preamble: This section should provide your reasons for the necessity of your bill. Why is your topic something that should be addressed by the government? As an additional aid, we are providing two sample bills that incorporate all the necessary parts of a PMC bill: Sample Bill #1: The Freedom of Marriage Act [ DOC | PDF ] Sample Bill #2: The Freedom to Farm Bill [ DOC | PDF ] We are providing a bill template that we highly recommend you use.

Santa Barbara Corpus of Spoken American English | Department of Linguistics - UC Santa Barbara Parts 1-4 of the Santa Barbara Corpus of Spoken American English (SBCSAE) are now available, for a total of approximately 249,000 words. The Santa Barbara Corpus includes transcriptions, audio, and timestamps which correlate transcription and audio at the level of individual intonation units. AccessDescriptionContents and Summaries CitationRecordingsAcknowledgementsContact Access All transcriptions in the Santa Barbara Corpus parts 1-4 can be dowloaded for free by clicking here. To access individual conversations and other discourse segments in the Santa Barbara Corpus, you may select the audio file and transcription you wish to download by consulting the Contents and Summaries. To download the audio files in WAV (recommended) or MP3 format, do the following: Select the transcription you want (e.g. Alternatively, you can do the following: Select a transcription (e.g. Part 1: LDC Catalog No. SBCSAE by John W. Description Contents & Summaries SBC001 Actual Blacksmithing SBC002 Lambada SBC006 Cuz

"Carl Schmitt and the Question of the Aesthetic" by Neil Levi US Government Printing Office - FDsys - Home Valley of the other kings: Lost dynasty found in Egypt - News - Archaeology Excavations at Abydos, 70 miles north-west of Egypt's famous Valley of the Kings, have revealed the existence of an entire royal cemetery, now believed to be the final resting place of up to 16 mysterious pharaohs - an entire dynasty whose existence was up till now virtually unknown to the Egyptological world. Bizarrely more than a century ago, in 1901-1902, a British team, led by the famous Egyptologist, Flinders Petrie, entered four of the tombs - but had no idea as to who they belonged to or even of their high-status. Ironically, the vital inscription revealing the existence of the lost kingdom and indicating the cemetery's royal status, was in a tomb buried deep under the desert sand less than 20 metres from where they were digging. But there was no proof until the last few weeks when a team of American Egyptologists discovered a previously unknown tomb buried under three metres of sand.

FlowingData Shadow Government The Shadow Government Its Identification and Analysis By Richard J. Boylan, Ph.D. This is a summary report on those elements of that clandestine organizational network, (which we shall label the Shadow Government), which serves as a kind of "parallel government" to the official elected and appointed government of this country. Just as with the official government, the Shadow Government has functional branches. In the Shadow Government five branches may be identified. The reporting lines of the Intelligence Branch and the War Department to the Executive Branch are straightforward and obvious. The Weapons Industry Branch reports to the Executive Branch most often indirectly, through the War Department and/or the Intelligence Branch (for Black Budget weapons systems). The Financial Department theoretically reports to the Executive Branch for fiscal policy implementation, but de facto also reports directly to the international power brokers who have created the Shadow Government. h) U.S.

bruinhistorywebquests.wikispaces Use the links below to answer the questions about Ancient Egypt The Egyptians were one of the first civilizations in the world along with the Mesopotamians, Indians and Chinese. Ancient Egypt has endured the test of time by leaving amazing archeological sites that teach us about their advanced civilization. START HERE: Download the answersheet Use the links to answer the questions below:Egypt Link 11. Egypt Link 23. Egypt Link 47. Egypt Link 614. click the link above and select "EMBALMING" to answer the following questions:17. click the link above and select "WRAPPING" to answer the following questions:21.

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