The U.S. Army War College Library compiled this Guide to provide selected sources of information for the Regional Study Electives.
Last Updated: Feb 18, 2016
Columbia International Affairs Online - A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. Publishes a wide range of scholarship (1991 - present) that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, conference proceedings, and policy briefs.
A country-specific presentation of political, economic, cultural, environmental, and business information and data for all 191 countries of the world. Sources include Country ReviewsTM, the Country WireTM, CountryWatch Data and CountryWatch Business Services.
- Europa World Plus
Europa World Plus is the online version of the Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. First published in 1926, the year book is renowned as one of the world's leading reference works, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories
- U.S. Army War College Library Current Awareness - Regional Security
Library guides to current resources, which feature tailored RSS feeds delivering U.S. Army War College publications and other pertinent material.
- Statistics Resources LibGuide
Call Number: REF DT1 .D6
Call Number: REF F1001 .C34
East and Southeast Asia
Call Number: REF DS518.1 .H51
Call Number: REF F1408 .C69
Middle East and South Asia
Call Number: REF DS44 .C55
Nordic, Central and Southeastern Europe
Call Number: REF JN7042 .T35
Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States
Call Number: REF DK266 .S4471
The USA and the World
Call Number: REF JK274 .K23
Call Number: REF D967 .W47
- Central Intelligence Agency – The World Factbook
Data on countries, territories, and sovereignties, including government, economy, and military information. Updated bi-weekly online.
- Military Policy Awareness Links (MiPALs) and Regional Policy Overviews
Published by the National Defense University, these links provide current awareness for U.S. policy statements on the topic or region of choice.
Compiles information from databases offered by the United Nations. Includes data on energy, industry, information and communication technology, population, trade, and more.
- United Nations Treaty Collection
Contains information on the status of over 500 multilateral instruments, 158,000 historical and current treaties, and supporting documentation, including photographs and a glossary.
- U.S. Department of State Websites of U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions
A listing of websites from the State Department, each website contains information for the individual country.
- U.S. Department of State Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets
Compiled from regional bureau reports to provide detailed information about a country’s people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations.
- Key U.S. Government Reports and Congressional Research Service Reports
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