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Earl Gregg Swem Library

U.S. Sanctions on Russia in Response to Events in Ukraine

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Affairs,Foreign Trade/Investment,Russia

Brief discussion of U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia following the annexation of Crimea and the current debate over the effect of further sanctions following the downing of the Malaysian commercial airliner, allegedly by separatists allied with Russia.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


Digest of United States Practice in International Law: 2013

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Laws/Regulations,Treaties

Latest annual volume on U.S. foreign policy and international law.  Features a new chapter on arms control, disarmament, and nonproliferation, separated from the chapter on the use of force.  From the State Department


Iran 1953: US Envoy to Baghdad Suggested to Fleeing Shah He Not Acknowledge Foreign Role in Coup

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History,Iran,Spying/Intelligence

A collection of six declassified documents from U.S. and British sources that add to the controversy about the events surrounding the removal of Iranian Prime Minister Mossaddeq and the restoration of the Shah to power in 1953.  From the National Security Archive


Government Foreign Policy Towards the United States

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Great Britain

British government command paper in response to an assessment of the UK-U.S. relationship by the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Commons.  Presents current picture of UK view of the transatlantic relationship.  House of Commons Command Paper Cm 8876


Preparatory Action: Culture in EU External Relations

Categories: Arts/Humanities,European Union,Foreign Affairs

Examines how country members of the European Union can use their cultural resources to create a cultural relations strategy to improve relations with other countries.  From the European Commission


Remarks by the President at the United States Military Academy Commencement Ceremony

Categories: Defense/Military,Foreign Affairs,Presidency

Speech where President Obama discussed his approach to foreign policy and the question of military intervention in foreign countries.   From the White House


Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1914, Supplement, The World War

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History,Laws/Regulations

Part of a subseries on the First World War that documents the most important decisions made by the Department of State relating to international law.  Originally compiled in the 1920s, this is the first of the World War I supplement series to be digitized.  From the State Department


Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume XXI, Chile, 1969-1973

Categories: Chile,Foreign Affairs,History,Latin America

Documentary history of the attitudes adopted and actions taken by the U.S. toward the regimes of Salvador Allende, elected in 1970, and Augusto Pinochet, leader of the military coup d’etat in 1973.  From the State Department


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