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World politics

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View Resource Inter-Parliamentary Union = Union Interparlementaire

The Inter-Parliamentary Union, a "world organization of parliaments of sovereign States" since 1889, provides this informational site, which is highlighted by two searchable databases, PARLINE and PARLIT. PARLINE contains information about parliaments in over 190 countries, including structure, leader, percentage of women, term, and other useful data which may include distribution by political...

http://archive.ipu.org/english/home.htm
View Resource New World Coming: American Security in the 21st Century: Research and Analysis

This 1999 report, from a Department of Defense-appointed panel led by former Senators Warren Rudman and Gary Hart, predicts increasing American strategic vulnerability, especially to terrorist attack. The United States Commission on National Security/21st Century has been charged with examining and assessing post-Cold War defense requirements in the most comprehensive reassessment of US defense...

http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/nssg/NWR_A.pdf
View Resource Library of Congress: Country Studies

This online series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress presently contains studies of 100 countries. Each study has been prepared by a "multidisciplinary team of social scientists" and offers a textbook-like portrayal of the beliefs, values, institutions, geography, politics, and economics of each country. Texts include photographs, tables, glossaries,...

https://www.loc.gov/collections/country-studies/about-this-c...
View Resource UN Wire

Provided by the UN Foundation, UN Wire is a new "daily news summary covering the United Nations, global affairs and key international issues." Users interested in the UN or global affairs will find UN Wire an excellent resource for quick, concise accounts of the day's major stories. Each day, UN Wire covers issues such as UN Affairs; Health; Women, Children, and Population; Environment; Trade;...

https://www2.smartbrief.com/signupSystem/subscribe.action?pa...
View Resource CIA World Factbook 1999

The US Central Intelligence Agency has recently released the 1999 version of its well-known annual country information reference book (last described in the February 5, 1999 Scout Report). Data is available for more than 260 countries. For each country, map and flag, geographic, population, government, economic, communication, transportation, military, and transnational issue information is...

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world...
View Resource Millennium Report of the Secretary General of the United Nations

Released on April 3, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan's detailed report sets the agenda for the UN Millennium Summit, an extraordinary meeting of Heads of State and Government around the world to be held September 6-8, 2000, on the eve of the first UN General Assembly of the new millennium. Entitled, "We the Peoples: The Role of the United Nations in the 21st Century," the report "is...

http://www.un.org/millennium/sg/report/
View Resource CIA World Factbook 2000

The US Central Intelligence Agency has recently released the 2000 version of its well-known annual country information reference book (last described in the September 24, 1999 Scout Report). Data are available for more than 260 countries. For each country, map and flag, geographic, population, government, economic, communication, transportation, military, and transnational issue information is...

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
View Resource CIA World Factbook

The US Central Intelligence Agency last week released the 2001 version of its annual reference book the CIA World Factbook (last year's factbook is discussed in the September 1, 2000 Scout Report). The data, which are current as of January 1, 2001 in most cases, cover 266 countries as well as the "world," a category that summarizes the data overall. For each country, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe,...

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
View Resource G8 Information Centre at the University of Toronto

Since 1975, the heads of state of the major industrial democracies have met annually to discuss the major economic and political issues facing their respective political entities, and more broadly, the entire international community. This past weekend, these seven main countries (with Russia joining the organization in 2006) met in Evian, France. Provided and developed by the University of...

http://www.g8.utoronto.ca/
View Resource Political Theory Daily Review

Developed and maintained by Alfred Perez, a PhD student at the New School for Social Research in New York City, this site is designed to be "a central space on the Web for the study of philosophy and politics." The homepage is laid out in three columns of text, separated into three sections: Newsroom, Town Square, and Ivory Tower. The Newsroom area contains a host of hyperlinks to recent...

http://www.politicaltheory.info/
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