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BASIC
The British American Security Information Council. An independent research organization that analyzes international security policy in Europe and North America. Good site with links and information on nuclear proliferation, European security and other issues.

Brookings
The Brookings Institute is the United States' oldest research institute mainly dealing with issues pertaining to U.S. Foreign Policy and American institutions. Good site with access to the "research institute Times" and other publications.

CATO
A Public Policy Institute based in Washington, D.C. Great site with access to their publications library and links to congressional speeches and testimony.
 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

CDA -- The Conference of Defence Associations
The aim of the CDA, with a membership of over 600,000, is to contribute to beneficial defence policy and effective armed forces. It seeks to achieve this  objective through a combination of advice to government and public information. 
 

CIC

Canadian International Council.


CSIS
The Center for Strategic and International Studies. Like the ad says..."A public policy institute dedicated to analysis and policy impact." Great site with a keyword searchable database, full text issues of periodicals including the weekly "CSIS Watch" and "International Communications in Brief".

Chatham House

The Dominion Institute
The Institute was founded in 1997 by a group of young people concerned about the state of Canada's public memory and its effect informed discourse.   Over the last four years the Institute has focused its efforts on conducting original research into Canadians' knowledge of the country's past and building innovative programs, like the Great Canadian Questions - that broaden appreciation of the richness and complexity of Canadian history.   The Dominion Institute is a national, non-partisan, charitable organization.

Economist Country Briefings
News, country profiles, forecasts, statistics and more on 60 countries from The Economist web site.

ECSS
The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. A site ostensibly dedicated to stabilizing and strengthening post-Cold War Europe through research and instruction. Links to the 3 main divisions of the center as well a database of past publications and current documents.

Elizabethtown College
Has a decent Virtual Library of International Affairs Resources.

FMSO
The Foreign Military Studies Office at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. A good source for articles and papers on Geo-Strategic Issues around the world.

G8 Information Centre (University of Toronto)

Homeland Security Policy Institute
Founded in 2003, The George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute (HSPI) is a nonpartisan “think and do” tank whose mission is to build bridges between theory and practice to advance homeland security through an interdisciplinary approach. By convening domestic and international policymakers and practitioners at all levels of government, the private and non-profit sectors, and academia, HSPI creates innovative strategies and solutions to current and future threats to the nation.
 
Hoover Institute
The Hoover Institute from Stanford University.  Includes access to the Hoover Digest - Research and Opinion on Public Policy.

Hudson Institute
Hudson Institute is an internationally recognized public policy research organization that forecasts trends and develops solutions for governments, businesses and the public. Founded in 1961 by the late Herman Kahn, the Indianapolis-based not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization has more than 70 researchers and employees at its eight offices worldwide.

IISS
The International Institute for Strategic Studies. Includes information on current publication and research as well as various other information on the institute.

INSS
The Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) was established in July 1984 as an interdisciplinary research institute staffed by senior civilian and military analysts from all four US Services. Publications, Wargames research and simulation center and other useful information.

ISN
The International Relations and Security Network at the Center for Security Studies in Zurich. A daily updated clearinghouse for resources in security, defence, peace, conflict and international relations. Excellent site that includes a searchable database with other links.

OAS
The Organization of American States. It is the principal forum in the hemisphere for dialogue on political, economic
and social issues in the Western Hemisphere. Includes links to public information, current issues and a list of member states and observers.

 

RAND
The famous California institute that conducts research into a wide variety of issues and areas. Online research briefs, papers and the "RAND Research Review".

Royal Canadian Military Institute

SIPRI
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. A good site with a searchable database into various research areas: arms transfers, military technology, etc. Allows access to online publications and overviews of current and past SIPRI Yearbooks.

 

Stimson Center
The Henry L. Stimson Center. An excellent resource for everything from Foreign Policy to Non-Proliferation. Includes access to various on-line projects currently underway.

Summit of the Americas Information Network

US Army War College Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
The Strategic Studies Institute. A basic page with access to publications and information related to U.S. National Security and other issues pertaining to the United States and its allies.

WTO
The World Trade Organization homepage. The World Trade Organization (WTO), established on 1 January 1995, is the legal and institutional foundation of the multilateral trading system. It provides the principal contractual obligations determining how governments frame and implement domestic trade legislation and regulations. Links to publications, current events and matters dealing with international trade.


 

   

 

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