British Broadcasting Corporation: "an unrivalled resource of authoritative fact and comment." Visit BBC News for up-to-the-minute news, breaking news, video, audio and feature stories.

An English-language weekly news and international affairs publication. The Economist claims it "is not a chronicle of economics."Rather, it aims "to take part in a severe contest between intelligence, which presses forward, and an unworthy, timid ignorance obstructing our progress."It practices advocacy journalism in taking an editorial stance based on free trade and globalisation.

The Financial Times: a British international business newspaper that provides a European viewpoint on current issues (not only limited to financial). Counterpart to the Wall Street Journal.

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Think Tanks

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research: a private, nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution dedicated to research and education on issues of government, politics, economics, and social welfare.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States.

Cato Institute - Individual Liberty, Free Markets, and Peace: the mission of the Cato Institute is to increase the understanding of public policies based on the principles of limited government, free markets, individual liberty, and peace.

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Government Agencies

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA): an independent US Government agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior US policymakers.

Department of Defense: the starting point for finding US military information online.

Department of State: sets forth the Secretary of State's direction and priorities for both organizations in the coming years

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IGOs and NGOs

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC): functions include information gathering, advising member nations, and making recommendations. ECOSOC is well positioned to provide policy coherence and coordinate the overlapping functions of the UN’s subsidiary bodies and it is in these roles that it is most active.

International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA): The IAEA´s mission is guided by the interests and needs of Member States, strategic plans and the vision embodied in the IAEA Statute. Three main pillars - or areas of work - underpin the IAEA´s mission: Safety and Security; Science and Technology; and Safeguards and Verification.

International Monetary Fund (IMF): established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment

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CIA World Factbook: provides a two- to three-page summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and miltary of 266 US-recognized countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world.

Factiva: offers a collection of business intelligence and news sources, along with the content delivery and information management tools. Scholar: Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.

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Bureau of Public Affairs: Office of the Historian: the Office of the Historian is responsible for the preparation and publication of the official historical documentary record of U.S. foreign policy in the Foreign Relations of the United States series.

American Foreign Policy - Vietnam: Site with hundreds of links to documents concerning the Vietnam War, beginning in the 1940s through current US-Vietnam relations.

World War I Documents: archive of primary documents from World War One has been assembled by volunteers. International in focus, the archive intends to present in one location primary documents concerning the Great War.

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