FOREIGN POLICY RESEARCH
|ProQuest Research Library|
Contains the citations and abstracts of over 1,000 titles in the broad areas of social sciences and law. Of those 1,000 titles, 710 provide users with full-text, images and graphics online. Indexing and full-text coverage begins in the early 1990s for most titles.
|Stratfor: Global Intelligence|
STRATFOR is a news analysis provider that covers political, economic, and military developments from around the world.
|American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research|
The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research is a conservative think-tank dedicated to research and education on issues of government, politics, economics, and social welfare.
|Amnesty International Report 2005|
Documents abuse of human rights in countries world-wide.
| Armed Conflict Location and Events Dataset (ACLED)|
"ACLED (Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset) is the most comprehensive public collection of political violence data for developing states. These data contain information on the specific dates and locations of political violence, the types of event, the groups involved, fatalities and changes in territorial control. Information is recorded on the battles, killings, riots, and recruitment activities of rebels, governments, militias, armed groups, protesters and civilians. Event data are derived from a variety of sources, mainly concentrating on reports from war zones, humanitarian agencies, and research publications"
|Avalon Project at the Yale Law School|
"Primary source materials in the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government."
|Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs|
"Leadership in advancing policy-relevant knowledge about the most important challenges of international security and other critical issues where science, technology, environmental policy, and international affairs intersect."
The Brookings Institution is a leading centrist think-tank dedicated to strengthening American democracy, fostering the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans and securing a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system.
The Voice for Ethics in International Policy. They make available transcripts and audio of their events, as well as other resources.
|Carnegie Endowment for International Peace|
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a centrist think-tank dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States.
The Cato Institute is a libertarian think-tank dedicated to increasing the understanding of public policies based on the principles of limited government, free markets, individual liberty, and peace.
|Center for Security Policy|
"The Center for Security Policy is a non-profit, non-partisan national security organization that specializes in identifying policies, actions, and resource needs that are vital to American security and then ensures that such issues are the subject of both focused, principled examination and effective action by recognized policy experts, appropriate officials, opinion leaders, and the general public."
|Center for Strategic & International Studies|
The Center for Strategic and International Studies is a conservative think-tank dedicated to providing strategic insights and policy solutions focused on defense and security, regional stability, and transnational challenges ranging from energy and climate to global development and economic integration.
| CIA Family Jewels|
"The CIA's self-described 'Family Jewels' file lays out the agency's most closely held secrets about their domestic intelligence activities conducted at the height of the Cold War, through 1973. This is a detailed index to the full page images of the 703 pages comprising the 67 individual or combined sets of documents and ancillary material."
Organization promoting and working to strengthen commonwealth values and governments.
|Council on Foreign Relations|
The Council on Foreign Relations is a centrist think-tank dedicated to sharing ideas to promote understanding of U.S. foreign policy choices.
Country profiles from The Economist
|Country Studies - American Memory|
Based on a series of books published 1988-98. Has information about select countries. Maintained by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress.
Colorful maps showing the results of elections in the United States (including primaries) and other countries.
Official committees, statements, and policies of the European Union
|European Policy Institutes Networks (EPIN)|
Papers, Speeches, etc, on EU political and policy debates.
|Foreign Consular Offices in the United States|
Maintained by the U.S. Department of State.
|Foreign Relations of the United States|
"The official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions that have been declassified and edited for publication."
"Global Integrity is an independent, non-profit organization tracking governance and corruption trends around the world. Global Integrity uses local teams of researchers and journalists to monitor openness and accountability."
|Global Policy Forum|
Monitors policy making of the United Nations.
The Heritage Foundation is a conservative think-tank dedicated to formulating and promoting conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.
|IDEA: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance|
"An intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Its objective is to strengthen democratic institutions and processes."
|IFES - Democracy at Large|
Involved in the development of democratic elections world-wide.
| ISSP: International Social Survey Programme|
"The International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) is a continuous programme of cross-national collaboration running annual surveys on topics important for the social sciences. The programme started in 1984 with four founding members - Australia, Germany, Great Britain, and the United States—and has grown to 45 member countries from all over the world in 2008."
|Migration Information Source|
Country profiles and migration data from countries around the world.
|Migration Integration Policy Index|
"The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) measures policies to integrate migrants in 25 EU Member States and 3 non-EU countries. It uses over 100 policy indicators to create a rich, multi-dimensional picture of migrants' opportunities to participate in European societies. MIPEX covers six policy areas which shape a migrant's journey to full citizenship."
|Migration Policy Institute|
Source of nonpartisan migration information with pages specifically for journalists and congressmen.
|National Security Archive|
"The Archive is simultaneously a research institute on international affairs, a library and archive of declassified U.S. documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, a public interest law firm defending and expanding public access to government information through the FOIA, and an indexer and publisher of the documents in books, microfiche, and electronic formats." Maintained by George Washington University and receives no government funding.
Seeks to be "the web's one-stop resource for country statistics on everything from soldiers to wall plug voltages." Includes information from the CIA World FactBook, UN, and OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development).
|NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)|
Official website and source of information for the 1949 treaty of 26 countries.
|Organization of American States|
Made up of countries in the Western Hemisphere. Promotes cooperation and works to advance common interests.
|Pentagon's Counterspies: Counterintelligence Field Activity (CIFA)|
A collection of documents published in September 2007 regarding the organization and operations of this controversial agency and database.
|Political Database of the Americas|
Maintained by Georgetown University, the site contains information about judicial, executive, legislative branches and many other aspects of government for countries from both American continents.
The RAND Corporation is a center-right, nonprofit research and development company similar to a think-tank. It conducts research and provides analysis to address challenges that face the United States and the world. Initially focused on national security, the RAND Corporation now also studies issues of business, education, health, law, and science.
|Saban Center for Middle East Policy|
"The Saban Center conducts original research and develops innovative programs to promote a better understanding of the policy choices facing American decision makers in the Middle East." Part of the Brookings Institute.
|Stockholm International Peace Research Institute|
Researching for world peace. Papers, speeches, etc on conditions related to international conflicts
|UN Action to Counter Terrorism|
Reports, documents, broadcasts, and more on the UN's strategy to counter terrorism.
|UNESCO Institute for Statistics|
International statistics on education, literacy, science & technology, and culture & communication.
The Urban Institute is a center-left think-tank dedicated to analyzing policies, evaluating programs, and informing community development to improve social, civic, and economic well-being.
|World Bank Group|
Working with developing countries to fight poverty and raise the standard of living. Includes more than 15,000 documents of statistics, country files, projects.
The CIA's profile of each country with general information about geography, population, government, weather, and travel advisories. Includes maps.
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