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  • USRussia Arms Reduction
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    U.S.-Russia Arms Reduction

    The committee heard testimony from members of the president’s Cabinet on the strategic arms reduction treaty between the U.S. and Russia signed during Russian President Yeltsin’s recent…

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  • US Defense Policy
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    U.S. Defense Policy

    The committee heard testimony on how the various branches of the armed services could work together to meet upcoming conventional war needs. The discussion was centered on how to most effectively…

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  • Manpower Issues in 1993 Defense Authorization
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    Manpower Issues in 1993 Defense Authorization

    The subcommittee heard testimony on manpower issues involved in the fiscal year 1993 authorization for the Department of Defense, including the treatment of women in the military, officer…

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  • Defense Department Budget Proposal
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    Defense Department Budget Proposal

    The subcommittee examined how cuts in the defense budget will affect combat readiness as it relates to the size and training of the United States Armed Forces. Members heard the testimony…

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  • Drug Interdiction
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    Drug Interdiction

    The hearing focused on Defense Department support for drug interdiction. It looked into the Pentagon’s role in conducting intelligence and surveillance work for other U. S. agencies working…

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  • Annual Defense Posture Hearing
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    Annual Defense Posture Hearing

    General Colin Powell discussed military strategies, defense issues, and military spending before the Senate Arms Services Committee.

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  • Defense Spending Cuts
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    Defense Spending Cuts

    The panelists discussed the impact of defense spending cuts on the various branches of the military, and how the army, navy, marines and the air force will handle the so-called defense…

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  • Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty
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    Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty

    The committee heard testimony on a proposed reduction of U.S. conventional arms in Europe from a representative of the Department of State and an arms negotiator. The Conventional Forces in…

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  • Restrictions on Women in Combat
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    Restrictions on Women in Combat

    The subcommittee examined rules which restrict women from serving in military combat. Currently a 1948 law prohibits women from serving in combat positions. The Navy, Marine Corps and Air…

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  • US Conduct in Persian Gulf War
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    U.S. Conduct in Persian Gulf War

    The committee heard testimony on the U.S. role in the Persian Gulf war from Gen. Schwarzkopf, commander of the allied forces during the war. Gen. Schwarzkopf criticized U.S. intelligence on…

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  • Mobilization of Persian Gulf Troops
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    Mobilization of Persian Gulf Troops

    The committee heard testimony on the methods utilized to mobilize and deploy the U.S. armed forces to the Persian Gulf and other areas around the world. They also heard testimony on the…

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  • Fiscal Year 1992 Defense Budget
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    Fiscal Year 1992 Defense Budget

    The committee heard testimony on the fiscal year 1992-93 Department of Defense budget proposal from Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell. Both men testified…

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