White House: Foreign Affairs

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee
U.S. House Committee on International Relations

Council on Foreign Relations
"...an independent, national membership organization, nonpartisan research center, and publisher. Founded in 1921, CFR is dedicated to producing and disseminating ideas so that individuals and corporate members, as well as policymakers, journalists, students, and interested citizens, can better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other governments."

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Global Trends/Regions
"provides strategic insights and practical policy solutions to decision makers committed to advancing global security and prosperity. Founded in 1962 by David M. Abshire and Admiral Arleigh Burke, CSIS is a bipartisan, non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C with more than 220 employees."

The Brookings Institution: Foreign Policy Studies
CATO Institute: Foreign Policy
Heritage Foundation: Foreign
AEI: Foreign and Defense Policy Studies

United Nations
"The United Nations was established on 24 October 1945 by 51 countries committed to preserving peace through international cooperation and collective security. Today, nearly every nation in the world belongs to the UN: membership totals 191 countries."

The World Bank
"Working for a World Free of Poverty...IBRD and IDA provide low-interest loans, interest-free credit and grants to developing countries for education, health, infrastructure, communications and many other purposes."

International Monetary Fund
"...international organization of 184 member countries... established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment."

The G8 Group - 2006 St. Petersburg
"an unofficial forum of the heads of the leading industrialized democracies"

Amnesty International
"... a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights."
Human Rights Watch
"...the largest human rights organization based in the United States."

Freedom House
"...an independent non-governmental organization that supports the expansion of freedom in the world."
The National Endowment for Democracy
"...a private, nonprofit organization created in 1983 to strengthen democratic institutions around the world through nongovernmental efforts."

Jubilee USA Network

World Federalist Movement

CIA: The World Factbook
Law and Government Resources (Hieros Gamos)

08 PROSPECTS...Starting Points on International Relations

Foreign Travel by 08 PROSPECTS in 2005
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