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

A global movement which campaigns to end grave abuses of human rights.

A brilliant collection of declassified documents covering the Cuban Missile Crisis and many other aspects of the Cold War. If you click Collections you will gain access to a wide range of documents from former communist countries, as well documents on nuclear history around the world and archives about the Berlin Wall, the Iran-Iraq War, Saddam Hussein's Iraq and much more.

Detailed local and national election statistics from around the world.

An independent body set up by the UK Parliament to regulate party and election finance and set standards for well-run elections.

• Full Fact 

Full Fact are a team of independent fact checkers who check claims made by politicians, public institutions and journalists, as well as viral online content. They ask people to correct the record when they get things wrong in order to stop and reduce the spread of bad information. They are a registered charity launched by a cross-party group, and their board includes representatives of different political parties and viewpoints. Click the Fact Checks tab to jump to thematic sections covering education, health, crime etc.

An independent, non-profit, NGO committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict.

Go to the Resources section on this site to find Podcasts of presentations and discussions about the Middle East which have been hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science.

The leading UK body promoting the study of politics. Membership is international and includes practitioners and policy-makers, as well as academics and students.

Produced annually since 1978, this is the World Bank's major analytical publication. The report focuses on a different topic each year.


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