Selected International Studies Websites
American Diplomacy – Insight and Analysis from Foreign Affairs Practitioners and Scholars – Founded in 1996, this quarterly online journal is published by American Diplomacy Publisher, Inc. in cooperation with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It is an open-access and peer-reviewed resource that has a strong focus on international diplomacy and affairs.
Council on Foreign Relations – The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization that supports scholarly research and publishes articles serving as a resource for academics, governmental officials, journalists, and many others to assist with education as well as policy decisions.
U.S. Department of State – Official site for US State Department.
United Nations Digital Library – Explore United Nations documents, speeches, public domain publications and much more.
International Monetary Fund – IMF – Founded in 1945 in the aftermath of WWII the IMF is an international organization with 189 member countries. It strives to establish an international monetary system in order to create conditions that will promote global trade, establish international financial stability, and secure economic growth while seeking to reduce poverty.
CIA World Factbook – An excellent resource for global economics statistics on individual countries.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization – NATO currently stands with 30 member countries and indicates that politically it promotes democratic values as well as providing a forum for member countries to cooperate on defense and security matters. Militarily, NATO has military powers to cooperate in addressing security matters among the member states.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) – The OECD “is an international organisation that works to foster policies that promote prosperity, equality, opportunity, and well-being for people and societies around the globe.