Wednesday, July 25, 2007

New Location 

My blog has been moved to a new host. Please go to http://www.gwu.edu/gelman/blogs/ettinger.cfm

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Country Insight http://www.euromonitor.com/country_insight.aspx 

An online information database providing in-depth analysis of economic, political, social and demographic trends affecting 71 countries and 8 regions worldwide


Institute of Development Studies http://www.ids.ac.uk/ids/aboutids/index.html 

The Institute of Development Studies is a leading global organisation for research, teaching and communications on international development.


Friday, April 27, 2007

GeoHive http://www.geohive.com/ 

Compilation of international statistics


Thursday, April 26, 2007

Ratings of Schools in International Affairs http://snipurl.com/1i8og 

From Foreign Policy


National Counterintelligence Strategy http://www.ncix.gov/publications/policy/CI 

Sets forth the government's strategic objectives for counterintelligence


Building a Better World http://devdata.worldbank.org/atlas-mdg/large.html 

Online atlas of World Bank millennial development goals


Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Foreign Relations of the United States http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/FRUS/ 

Browsable and searchable covering 1861-1960.

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Friday, March 09, 2007

Peace Agreements Digital Collection http://www.usip.org/library/pa.html 

Digitized collection of the full text of agreements signed by the major contending parties ending inter- and intra-state conflicts worldwide since 1989.

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Beginner's Guide to Nation-Building http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG557/ 

RAND publication available full text online.


Monday, March 05, 2007

UN Counter-Terrorism Online Handbook http://www.un.org/terrorism/cthandbook/ 

Threshold site to UN efforts related to counter-terrorism


Global Integrity http://www.globalintegrity.org/ 

Assessments of global corruption


Global Incident Map http://www.globalincidentmap.com/home.php 

Displays incidents of global terrorism


Friday, February 23, 2007

Frontline Diplomacy http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/diplomacy/ 

Transcripts of oral interviews with U.S. diplomats.

Saturday, February 03, 2007

National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq http://www.dni.gov/press_releases/20070202 

Summary of major conclusions

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Human Security Brief 2006 http://www.humansecuritybrief.info/ 

Updates the 2005 Human Security Report's conflict trend data and analyzes the findings of two recently released datasets that track trends in war terminations and organized violence against civilians.

Friday, December 08, 2006

Iraq Study Group Report http://snipurl.com/14jpy 

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

MidEast News Source http://themedialine.org/ 

Multimedia news source on the Middle East.

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Country Indicators for Foreign Policy http://www.carleton.ca/cifp/ 

Cross-national data drawn from a variety of open sources providing at-a-glance global overviews, issue-based perspectives, and country performance measures including statistical data in the form of over one hundred performance indicators for 196 countries spanning fifteen years (1985 to 2000) for most indicators.

Constitution Finder http://confinder.richmond.edu/ 

Links to countries' constitutions.

Thursday, October 12, 2006

World Legal Information Institute http://www.worldlii.org/ 

Gateway to country legal resources

Buzztracker http://www.buzztracker.org/ 

Maps "hot" global news spots with links to stories

Pew Global Attitudes Project http://pewglobal.org/ 

The Pew Global Attitudes Project is a series of worldwide public opinion surveys.

Thursday, September 28, 2006

Future of Transatlantic Security Relations http://snipurl.com/xhwz 

Report prepared by the U.S. Army War College

Economic Freedom of the World http://www.cato.org/pubs/efw/ 

Latest edition of annual report by the CATO Institute.

SIPRI Yearbooks http://snipurl.com/xhvi 

The pocket-size editions of this internationally-recognized source of armament, disarmament, and international security information are available for free download.

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Watching America http://www.watchingamerica.com 

Monitors foreign public opinion about the U.S. as reflected in the overseas press.

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Atlas of Global Inequality http://ucatlas.ucsc.edu/ 

Includes time series maps of the world showing changes in global patterns of inequality and country pages providing information, graphs and comparative rankings for each country

Friday, June 30, 2006

Worldmapper http://www.sasi.group.shef.ac.uk/worldmapper/ 

Collection of world maps where territories are re-sized according to various categories

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Terrorism Index http://web0.foreignpolicy.com/issue_julyaug_200 

Assessments of the U.S. war on terrorism as tabulated by Foreign Policy magazine

Multilateral Peace Missions http://conflict.sipri.org/SIPRI_Internet/ 

Searchable database by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Archive of European Integration http://aei.pitt.edu/ 

An electronic repository and archive for research materials on the topic of European integration and unification

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

World Bank Documents http://snipurl.com/qwf7 

Searchable gateway to thousands of reports and documents published by the World Bank

World Development Indicators http://snipurl.com/qwea 

Downloadable full text of the 2006 report and tables

Country Terrorism Reports http://www.state.gov/s/ct/rls/crt/ 

Annual reports issued by the Department of State

Uniting Against Terrorism http://www.un.org/unitingagainstterrorism/ 

Report by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan containing recommendations for a global counter-terrorism strategy

Homeland Security Digital Library https://www.hsdl.org 

Department of Homeland Security's digital collection of policy and strategy related documents. Registration required.

Monday, April 17, 2006

Foreign Policy Passport http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/?fpsrc=ealert060411_08 

Blog by the editors of Foreign Policy

EDiplomat http://www.ediplomat.com/ 

Information on diplomacy, diplomats, and diplomatic relations

World-Countries.net http://www.world-countries.net/ 

Links to country information.

Friday, March 10, 2006

UN Secretary General's Report on UN Reform http://www.un.org/reform/reformbook.pdf 

A New Strategy for America in Iraq http://snipurl.com/newy 

Brookings Institution study

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Eurobarometer http://europa.eu.int/comm/public_opinion/index_en.htm 

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Gateway to European public opinion resources

Thursday, February 23, 2006

World Public Opinion http://worldpublicopinion.org/ 

Provides in-depth information and analysis on public opinion from around the world on international issues.

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

World Political Leaders http://www.terra.es/personal2/monolith/00index.htm 

Lists world leaders since 1945 with selected accompanying biographies.

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

European Library http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/portal/index.htm 

Gateway to holdings of major European libraries.

Friday, February 03, 2006

Middle East Chronology http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/mideast/mideast.htm 

Documentary record of major developments in the Arab-Israeli conflict with links to primary documents.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Public Diplomacy Blog http://snipurl.com/jdal 

Public diplomacy perspectives on international news developments

Monday, October 31, 2005

Human Development Report 2005 http://hdr.undp.org/reports/global/2005/ 

Annual report of the United Nations Development Program

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Human Security Report http://www.humansecurityreport.info/ 

Full text of the report documenting "a dramatic . . . decline in the number of wars, genocides and human rights abuse over the past decade."

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