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Excerpt: Prior to Iraq’s 1991 defeat in Kuwait, Saddam Hussein’s regime had built the largest and most capable conventional military force in the Persian Gulf region. He began a war with Iran that ran though the 1980s and resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths between the two countries. He used chemical weapons against Iranian forces and then turned them against his own Kurdish population in retribution for their sympathy toward Iran during the war. He again used mi...

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Excerpt: Defendants in cases commenced (table 4.1) During 1998, 78,172 defendants had criminal cases commenced2 against them in U.S. district courts, and 64,769 (83%) of those defendants were charged with felonies. The 28,021 felony drug defendants comprised 36% of all criminal defendants in cases filed and 43% of all felony defendants. Felony property and public-order defendants comprised 19% and 23%, respectively, of all defendants in cases filed. The 13,254 misdemeano...

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Exhibit R-2, Rdt&E, D Budget Item Justification

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In His Recent State of the Union Speech President Bush Announced T...

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