Politics & International Relations

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New in June 2024!  UK political party manifestos for the July 2024 election, plus links to analysis of the pledges on climate, education and health

Access key US documents, including the Declaration of Independence, online.

Access over 100,000 documents related to the study of the Presidency from George Washington onwards - includes speeches and foreign policy documents.

US legislative information from the Library of Congress.

Reports dating from 2001 onwards prepared by analysts for members and committees of Congress. Useful primary sources on US foreign policy.

The official historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions that have been declassified and edited for publication. You can browse or search documents from 1861-1960.

Good for US history and politics from the twentieth century onwards, this site contains declassified US documents.

The US DNI/ODNI aims to deliver the most insightful intelligence possible. The DNI is the principal adviser to the President, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council for intelligence matters related to national security. Use this site to access their reports.

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

Information from across North and South America about institutions and political processes, national constitutions, branches of government, elections, political constitutional studies

Gives access to documents and photos from 1991 onwards.

• USA.gov 

The official web portal of the U.S. government giving access to government information and services. You will also find a section aimed at visitors to the U.S.

Key links to information about the current Presidential Administration, including speeches, statements, legislation and major policy areas. 


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