Research / Publications
The Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) is a legislatively mandated review of Department of Defense strategy and priorities. Included in the 2010 review is a discussion of climate change and the implications it has on DOD policy and global security. http://www.defense.gov/qdr/
The Center for Naval Analysis, a non-profit research organization, compiled this detailed review of security and climate issues for non-governmental organizations and national security policy makers. http://securityandclimate.cna.org/
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - a non-partisan membership organization, think tank and publisher - produced this summary of the connection between climate change and national security: http://www.cfr.org/publication/14862
A Natural Resources Defense Council piece on America's oil dependency: http://www.hitn.orgwww.laondaverde.org/air/transportation/aoilpolicy2.asp
The United State Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes and disseminates impartial and independent energy information to America's leading policymakers in both the private and public sector. The following is a 2009 report on where the United States obtains its oil from: http://www.eia.doe.gov/energy_in_brief/foreign_oil_dependence.cfm
Vet Voice Foundation recently conducted its own poll of Iraq & Afghanistan veterans. Learn more about it here.