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Demography / Population Resources

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UT Libraries’ Statistics and Demographics Site: Web sites for international statistics, organized by subject

The Middle East Institute promotes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Middle East from the rise of Islam to the present, with a primary focus on the 19th and 20th centuries. The Institute focuses on the Arab countries, Armenia, Iran, Israel, Turkey, Central Asia and Muslim Diaspora communities. The site features links to videos of talks sponsored by the institute, a bibliography and links to related information.

Iraq: A Reading List (from The New York Times) includes books about Iraq, the 1991 war and recent events in the Persian Gulf. The books are linked to their original New York Times reviews. The books are arranged in order of date, beginning with the most recent. All titles are briefly annotated. Includes links to related articles. 

CubaNet: Daily reporting from independent journalists inside Cuba and other writers. Includes information about jailed Cuban journalists and writers. Searchable. Also available in Spanish and French.

The Indian Parliament contains information about the daily business of the Rajya Sabha (Council of States) and the Lok Sabha (House of the People), as well as their operations, members, committees, bills and debates. Also includes information about the president of India, budget proposals and the Indian Constitution. Some materials only available in Hindi. Searchable.

North Korea and Nuclear Weapons: The Declassified US RecordNuclear Weapoins graphic

Iran's Missile Reach

Iran's Ballistic Missile Program

Index of US Military Strength


Threats to the Homeland: Asia

2017 Estimated Global Nuclear Warhead InventoriesThe World's Nuclear Arsenals

Status of World Nuclear Forces

3 Maps That Explain The Geopolitics Of Nuclear Weapons

World Health Organization: Disease Outbreak News

International Travel and Health GLOBAL CARBON FOOTPRINT

Gulf War II Discussion Group

Foreign Terrorist Organizations

Global Forest Watch

Electronic Recycling Guide, which teaches people what, where and how they should recycle their old electronics.

Worldwide Media Links: Mondo Times, Media.Info, NewsLink

World Media Online

World Digital Library: significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, architectural drawings, and other significant cultural materials

Online Newspapers

International Resources from the Library of Congress

On Nov. 2, 2000, three astronauts stepped aboard the International Space Station, and humans have lived there ever since. Here’s a look at life in orbit.


International Space Station: Update

Inside the Space Station

Racing to Land, or Crash, on the Moon: Seven countries and one private company have made hard landings on the moon.

Government of Canada: Primary Internet Site

Treasures from Europe’s National Libraries

African Studies Center

Russian Studies ResourcesWhere Is All the Water?

Embassy & Consulate Directory

Flags of the World

University of Michigan: Foreign Governments on the Web

Russian Political Resources

Virtual Library of International Affairs Resources:  cost-free, authoritative, reliable, ongoing sources of statistics, information and analysis in International Studies

Foreign Affairs Online

United Nations

US Department of State

UN Electronic Trade Opportunities


The Counter-Terrorism PageThe Global Water Footprint

BBC World Service Weekly Diary

Exploring Ancient World Cultures

The Ancient World Web

Islamic Art and Architecture

Introduction to Islam and Islamic Art

Islamic Art and Architecture Links

Outline Map Sites

Imperial War Museum

Internet Resources for Latin American Studies

Middle East Virtual Library

English-Russian Translation

NAFTA InfographicNAFTA: the next 20 years

World Atlas

Medieval Resources

Guide to Internet Resources for the Study of Ancient Near East

History in the News: Middle East History, Society and Culture Resources: The Middle East resources on the study of the Middle East from the Department of History, State University of New York at Albany.

Digital South Asia Library and Southeast Asia Digital Library are catalogs of web sites pertaining to Asia including business, economics, education, sociology, environment, gender, health, politics and international relations.

A+ Country Reports is a visually appealing trove of information for students, teachers and tourists on the countries of the world. It includes information on population, geography, economy, history and politics.

The National Archives Learning Curve is an online historical teaching resource from Great Britain's Public Record Office. It includes historical documents, photographs, film and sound recordings on Victorian Britain, WWI and WWII, the Cold War and 20th Century heroes and villains.

The National Archives Education

Russian News Resources: Collection of resources on Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Slavic and Eurasian Studies: A Research Guide

Global Resources Center Database Guide

Russian Newspapers, Magazines and News Sites in English

World Newspapers, Magazines and News Sites in English

History News Service: Articles and resources on topics in global history from professional historians.

Medieval Resources

Mostly Medieval: Here you will find information on heraldry, myths and legends, religion, medicine and other aspects of life in Britain during the Middle Ages. The site includes a calendar of holy days and festivals, ballads with synopses and clip art. The majority of the information contained in these pages is the result of research undertaken prior to and continued during the writing of a novel set in 13th century Scotland.

Population Index on the Web: Population Index is the primary reference tool to the world's population literature. It presents an annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers and other materials on population topics. Provides a searchable and browsable database containing 46,035 abstracts of demographic literature published in Population Index in the period 1986-2000. Includes a user's guide and list of sources. From the Office of Population Research, Princeton University.

Global Patterns Show Decline of Middle-Income Jobs

10 projections for the global population in 2050

Average Trade Freedom Scores Show Modest Gains

US Lags Behind World in Use of Trade

FAIR TRADE INFOGRAPHICMajor Benefits of Free Trade

China's Economy Slowing Down

Measuring Corruption

Russia Lags Behind World in Most Categories of Economic Freedom

Guide to Languages on the Web

World Language and Culture Pages

Ancient World Mapping Center

Primary Historical Documents from Western EuropeUS Nuclear Weapons Stockpile, 1962-2017

Ancient Olympics Guide

Museums of the World


Abu Muqawama

Afghan Conflict Monitor

American Footprints

Arabic Media Shack


At War

Baghdad Bureau

Balkan Insight

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network

BBC World News

Caroline Wadhams: Unfortunately, Caroline Wadhams is no longer with CAP … but her articles are still there. When you reach CAP’s page not found, type her name in the search box for a full linked list.

Changing Up Pakistan

Fistful of Euros

Foreign Policy

Global Voices

Huffington Post

India Uncut

Inside South America

International Criminal Court

International Justice Central


Order from Chaos

Pajhwok Afghan News

Project on Middle East Democracy

Pulitzer Center


The AfPak Channel

The Cable

The Daily Beast

The Economist

The Lede

This is Zimbabwe: Sokwanele is a popular protest underground movement based in Zimbabwe. They are pro-democracy and run a regularly updated blog entitled This is Zimbabwe, providing a critical and impartial assessment of the government's actions in the face of very tight restrictions on the media. As you might expect, the blog sometimes goes down for a while. Be patient!

Timbuktu Chronicles

Wazhma Frogh

World Politics Review







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