Subject: International Relations
AccessUN is an index to United Nations documents including Official Records, masthead documents, draft resolutions, meeting records, U.N. Sales Publications, and the U.N. Treaty Series citations. Also included is the full text of several thousand U.N. documents.
Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970 : the Middle East Online Series 1
Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970 is a fully searchable database of primary source documents from the British National Archives that chronicle the politics, wars, administration, and diplomacy surrounding the Palestine Mandate and the Arab-Israeli conflict. Topics covered include the background to the establishment of the State of Israel, Black September, the Border wars of the 1950s, the British capture of Jerusalem, the Cold War in the Middle East, the formation of the United Arab Republic, Jewish terror groups, and milestones in the Palestine-Zionist tension and their impact on British policy leading to the Partition of 1948.
CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online
CIAO is a comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. Beginning in 2007, CIAO includes EIU content in CIAO's Atlas section.Subjects: International Relations
CountryWatch provides up-to-date news and information on each of the 192 recognized countries of the world. Key publications produced by CountryWatch include the CountryReviews, an up-to-date series of publications for each country including demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental information; the CountryWire, which provides daily news coverage for every country in the world and a significant news archive made up of the compendium of regional news carriers; and the CountryWatch Forecast, a five-year macroeconomic forecast for each country.
Europa World is the online version of the Europa World Year Book (Wolff Reference: JN1 .E85), a leading source of information on world-wide affairs. It covers political and economic information in over 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
Foreign Broadcast Information Services Index (1975-1996)
The FBIS Index is an index to the FBIS Daily Reports issued by the U.S. Government covering political, economic, scientific, and cultural issues and events throughout the world. Translations of broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations around the world are the sources of this information.
Iraq, 1914-1974 : the Middle East Online Series 2
Iraq 1914-1974 offers a broad range of original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers covering the period from the Anglo-Indian landing in Basra in 1914 through the British Mandate in Iraq of 1920-32 to the rise of Saddam Hussein in 1974.
Mideastwire.com offers a daily email newsletter of concise, translated briefs covering some of the key political, cultural, economic and opinion pieces appearing in the media of the 22 Arab countries, Iran and the Arab Diaspora.
Official Document System of the United Nations
ODS Online is the official repository for documents published by the United Nations. The full text of documents dating back to 1992 is accessible in all official languages of the United Nations. Documents are stored in two databases, UN Documentation, which includes documents back to 1992 and UN Resolutions, which includes resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and Trusteeship Council since 1946 .
PAIS International is a bibliographic index to the literature of public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general. Journal articles; books; government documents; statistical compilations; committee reports; directories; serials; reports of public, intergovernmental, and private organizations; and most other forms of printed literature from all over the world are indexed.
ProQuest International Newsstand
World News Connection contains the fulltext summaries of non-U.S. newspaper articles, conference proceedings, radio and television broadcasts, periodicals and non-classified technical reports. (It is the successor to the Daily Reports from the FBIS and the JPRS Reports provided through the NTIS.) See also the FBIS Daily Reports Digital Collection, which covers 1974-1996.
World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean
World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean serves the needs of students and researchers by bringing together in a single place a rich collection of primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean; academic journals and news feeds covering the region; reference articles and commentary; maps and statistics; audio and video; and more.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy. The database is building on the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts, published by IFI / Plenum, 1975-2000, and ABC POL SCI, published by ABC-CLIO, 1984-2000. Since 2000, development of the serials list has focused on expanding international coverage. As of November 2005 approximately 1,500+ titles are being monitored for coverage; of these, 67% are published outside the United States.
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