Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China

On August 16, 2010 the Department of Defense released a report entitled "Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China." According to the report, despite making some progress, Chinese military transparency is still lacking. For more information, see the full report or the news article describing it.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Country Reports on Terrorism 2009

The State Department has released its 2009 Country Reports on Terrorism. Starting in 2004, this annual report replaced Patterns of Global Terrorism. The report "serves as a reference tool to inform policymakers, the general public, and our foreign partners about our efforts, progress, and challenges in the campaign against international terrorism."

Country Reports on Terrorism (2004-2008) and Patterns of Global Terroism (1995-2003) are also available at http://www.state.gov/s/ct/rls/crt/index.htm.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Constitution Day Quizzes, Puzzles, and Kids Contest

In preparation for Constitution Day, Sept. 17, 2010, ConstitutionFacts.com is sponsoring a poster contest for students in grades K-12. Posters should show how the students benefited from the freedoms embodied in the U.S. Constitution.

How much do you know about the U.S. Constitution? The site also offers crossword puzzles, treasure hunts, word finds, and the following four interactive quizzes: