- Armed Conflict Database
Armed Conflict Database from International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) covers international and internal conflicts, as well as terrorism, refugees and returnees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), used and their flows, fatalities, costs, etc.
- Armed Conflicts Reports 2008
Browse by country or read world report for 2008. From Project Ploughshares.
- Economist Intelligence Unit
Country Report, Country Forecast, Country Profile, Country Commerce, Risk Briefing, Country Finance, Democracy Index 2008
- Europa World Plus
Economic, political, historical, and geographic profiles of 250+ countries and global regions beyond Europe.
- Foreign Policy's Failed State Index 2009
- Fund For Peace
Failed State Index, Conflict Assessment, Foreign Policy, Peace & Stability Op, Sustainable Development, Iraq Reports
- Global Insight
Country Intelligence, Country Risk, Sovereign Risk
- Global Peace Index 2009
- Human Rights Watch
Reports available by country and issue.
- Index of Democracy 2008
From the Economist Intelligence Unit
- Jane's Information Group
Defense, security, weapons, terrorism, intelligence and public safety information
- LexisNexis Statistical Universe
Statistical information from the U.S., local and international governments and organizations and associations
Compilation of statistics from UN, CIA World Factbook, OECD that can be manipulated in graphs and maps. Always check source of data.
- SIPRI Yearbook 2009: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security
Selections available online. Full text of reports from 1968-2009 available in Ginn Stacks (2009 in Ginn Reference): UA10 .I55
Data and reports from Organization for Economic Co-operation & Development; Try the Trendalyzer (At a Glance> Factbook 2009) for data visualization of OECD data
- UN Refugee Agency - Statistics
Search a variety of United Nations statistical databases
- UNDP - Human Development Report
Human Development Index, Human Poverty Index, Gender Related Development Index, Gender Empowerment Measure
- WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)
World Health Organization statistics
- World Bank - Key Development Data & Statistics
Country Profiles, Key Data, Quick Reference Tables
- World Development Indicators (World Bank)
Statistical data for over 550 development indicators and time series data for over 200 countries and 18 country groups.
- World Prison Brief
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