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State Department Virtual Reading Room, Clinton Emails

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Govt Information,Headlines

http://foia.state.gov/Search/Results.aspx?collection=Clinton_Email

Latest batch of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be released by the Department of State.

 

Country Reports on Terrorism 2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,Terrorism

http://www.state.gov/j/ct/rls/crt/2014/index.htm

Annual report on trends and events in international terrorism with sections on regions of the world, state sponsors of terrorism, and foreign terrorist organizations.  From the State Department

 

Chinese Land Reclamation in the South China Sea: Implications and Policy Options

Categories: Asia,China,Defense/Military,Foreign Affairs

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R44072.pdf

Assesses legal, military, and diplomatic implications of Chinese land reclamation actions on several reefs in the Spratly Island chain in the South China sea.  Also considers U.S. strategy and policy options in response.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume E-11, Part 1: Documents on Mexico; Central America; and the Caribbean, 1973-1976

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History,Latin America

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76ve11p1

Covers U.S. diplomatic policy toward this region during the Nixon/Ford administrations.  Part 2 will cover the nations of South America.  From the State Department

 

Quarterly Release of Newly Digitized Foreign Relations Volumes

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/06/243188.htm

Latest release of volumes in the Foreign Relations diplomatic series, formerly available in print, now also available online as part of a public/private partnership.  The latest digitized volumes cover events in the late 1940s and early 1950s.  From the State Department

 

Rescission of Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Categories: Cuba,Foreign Affairs,Terrorism

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/05/242986.htm

Official announcement that Cuba has been removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism as of 5/29/2015.  From the State Department

 

Hillary Clinton_Email Collection

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Govt Information,Headlines

http://foia.state.gov/Search/results.aspx?searchText=*&caseNumber=F-2015-04841

First batch of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, primarily on Benghazi and Libya topics,  released in the State Department’s Virtual Reading Room.  Shows original document date, sender, and recipient.  From the State Department

 

Failed Relations Between Hamid Karzai and the United States: What Can We Learn?

Categories: Afghanistan,Foreign Affairs

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR373-Failed-Relations-between-Hamid-Karzai-and-the-United-States.pdf

Traces the deterioration in U.S. relations with Karzai to specific U.S. actions and Karzai’s world view and experience.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

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