(32) For further discussion of the implications of using the JCAE
model for an intelligence committee, see CRS Report RL32538, 9/11 Commission Recommendations: Joint Committee on Atomic Energy--A Model for Congressional Oversight?, by Christopher M.
In effect, the JCAE conclusion, echoed by others, blinded policymakers and investors to the possibility that further efficiency gains were possible.
The APS summer study estimated that space heating in 1970 by means of an oil- or gas-fired furnace, and distributed by hot water or steam radiators, was only 6 percent efficient, in contrast to the 70 percent or so assumed by the JCAE study.
Eisenhower concurred, publicly labeling the law "a deplorable incident in American history."(87) The administration took immediate steps to amend the Atomic Energy Act to implement nuclear sharing while the JCAE seemed more amenable to change.(88) The United States proposed a NATO IRBM force, an enlarged stockpile of tactical nuclear weapons, and the pooling of military research and development.(89) The new NATO nuclear policy offered solutions to two problems--NATO vulnerability to Soviet missile attacks and the potential for European proliferation.
But the president drew the line at treating de Gaulle "like God."(93) In 1958, however, little possibility existed that the JCAE would revise the Atomic Energy Act to appease the French.
Given the significance of that theme, one is tempted to view Chain Reaction as two books in one--a theoretical discussion of the nature of federal governance and bureaucracy and an institutional study of AEC and JCAE
whatever over the items in the JCAE
's jurisdiction." (31)
scheduled their Second AE Symposium to be held in Tokyo the next year.
(25) The JCAE
, an 18-member panel composed of an equal
In general, there was a close working relationship between the JCAE
and the appropriators and appropriations and authorization levels were consistent.
Along with this is a brief review of the defunct Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (JCAE
)--often cited as an organizational model for a joint intelligence panel, as it has been for the 9/11 Commission.
Along with this is a brief review of the former Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (JCAE
)--often cited as an organizational model for a joint intelligence panel, as it has been for the 9/11 Commission--as well as consideration of alternatives to a joint committee on intelligence, including standing committees on intelligence.