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Politics and International Relations

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Information and commentary on electoral processes worldwide, including articles, comparative data and an online encyclopaedia.

Multi-disciplinary historical digital archive of documents relating to the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy and government.

Brings together more than 700 collections from over 50 government organizations since 2006. With more than half a million documents from local, regional, and national governments.

 Data on military peacekeeping and civilian political missions compiled by the New York University Centre on International Cooperation.

Details of individual terrorist events carried out from 1970 onwards, updated annually.

Information on the structure, working methods and electoral systems of parliaments in countries where a national legislature exists.

Data on national election results, voter turnout and changes in the composition of government in 36 countries, including all EU states.

Leading social science online library of free full-text and abstracted scholarly research papers deposited by academics.

Facts and figures on the countries of the world, compiled by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Information on armed conflicts, peace agreements and other aspects of organised violence globally.