The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. Currently includes 101 countries.
Provides data, analysis, and recommendations to policymakers, researchers, media, and the interested public. Covers areas in the field of international relations and security, such as hard facts on armed conflicts and peace keeping, arms production and trade, military expenditure, armed forces and conventional weapons holding, nuclear weapons, chronology, statistics, and other reference data.
A global database of FREE social, economic, cultural, and security-related data aimed at allowing the global user community to access statistical resources of the UN System. Provides access to over 60 million data points.
Contains selected macroeconomic data series from the statistical appendix of the World Economic Outlook Report, which presents the International Monetary Fund staff’s analysis and projections of economic developments at the global level, in major country groups, and in many individual countries. Use this database to find data on national accounts, inflation, unemployment rates, balance of payments, fiscal indicators, trade for countries and country groups (aggregates), and commodity prices whose data are reported by the IMF.
Provides a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11th, 2001, terrorist attacks, including preparedness for and the immediate response to the attacks. It also includes recommendations designed to guard against future attacks.
The focus of this program is to contextualize the inner-functioning of al-Qa’ida, its associated movement, and other security threats through primary source documents. Harmony products released by the CTC are typically accompanied by an analytical report and the primary source material from which its conclusions are based.
An open-source database that includes information on both domestic and international terrorist events from 1970 through 2016 (with annual updates thereafter). Managed by START: National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, A Center of Excellence of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security based at the University of Maryland.
Archives and disseminates data on crime and justice for secondary analysis. Contains data from over 2,600 curated studies or statistical data series. NACJD is home to several large-scale and well known datasets, including the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports (UCR), the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), and the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN).