General Sources

General Sources


Periodicals

  1. Foreign Affairs http://www.foreignaffairs.org : A bi-monthly magazine globally circulated, very well established in the field. Definitely a must, since world leaders have published their texts in it. This is the first periodical to consider if you are seriously committed to International Politics
  2. The Economist http://www.economist.com : A weekly magazine circulated globally. Consulted by many high-profile people, it deserves to be read. It contains business as well as political news and articles and sections of general interest, such as technology. A must if you want to stay informed about what is happening in the world.

E-Libraries and Databases

  1. Central and Eastern European Online Library http://www.ceeol.com : An relatively small online library with specialization in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. The periodicals it contains are classified by country.
  2. J-Stor http://www.jstor.org : A vast database containing millions of full articles. Unfortunately accessible only through academic libraries.
  3. Willey On-line Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com : An electronic library which includes all academic disciplines. Quite rich in Social Science texts. Search is absolutely free from everywhere, but only some of the texts are free to download.

Think-Tanks and Groups

  1. Air Force Association http://www.afa.org : A think-tank on air power.
  2. Center for Defence Information http://www.cdi.org : It contains a lot of Security Studies Information. Among their top issues are conflicts, terrorism, space security and arms trade.
  3. Center for European Policy Studies http://www.ceps.be : A think tank on European Union issues
  4. European Centre for Minority Issues http://ecmi.de : Centre conducting research and providing information, documentation and advisory services upon minority-majority relations in Europe
  5. European Council on Foreign Relations http://ecfr.eu : A think-tank focusing on research and debate on EU foreign-policy issues.
  6. Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) http://www.eliamep.gr : A Greek research centre and think tank in Athens, Greece. They produce loads of reports and bulletins and organize a big number of lectures and discussions throughout the year.
  7. Institute for Cultural Diplomacy http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org : A non-profit and non-governmental organization whose purpose is to foster international peace and security through the practice of cultural diplomacy. They conduct research on cultural diplomacy, organize conferences and offer academic programmes.
  8. International Crisis Group http://www.crisisgroup.org : A think-tank devoted to conflict management. Very successful is the monthly bulletin “Crisis Watch”, which monitors the progress or deterioration of all known conflicts in the world. Special reports are also published.
  9. The Caucasus Research Resource Center http://www.crrc.az : A think-tank devoted to Caucasus issues.

10. The Jamestown Foundation http://www.jamestown.org : It discusses mainly conflict and terrorism.

  1. Young Professionals in Foreign Policy http://www.ypfp.org : A group directed to young professionals in international politics.

International and Regional Organizations

  1. African Development Bank http://www.afdb.org
  2. European Union http://europa.eu
  3. North Atlantic Treaty Organization http://www.nato.int
  4. Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development http://www.oecd.org
  5. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe http://www.osce.org
  6. United Nations Organization http://www.un.org
  7. World Bank http://www.worldbank.org

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