Links to the Secretary of State and Department of State, as well as other sites related to foreign policy issues. See Bibliography of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations Resources for a selection of related materials in ALIC.
Secretary of State
Current events and issues concerning the Secretary of State.
Department of State
Linked with the Secretary of States page, this site offers links to information about and issues concerning the Department.
This site is maintained by the Department of State. It contains information about United States foreign policy, along with information about American culture.
Council on Foreign Relations Backgrounders
Articles that explain complex issues in simplified form. Produced by the Council on Foreign Relations, an independent think tank concerned with foreign policy.
Diplomacy & Foreign Policy
The Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress has an extensive collection of diplomatic correspondence.
The Electronic Embassy
Information on all of the embassies of Washington, D.C., as well as an events calendar, press releases, and an international business center.
Foreign Affairs Oral History Project
A special collection at Georgetown University, it includes transcripts of interviews with retired senior American foreign affairs officials.
Foreign Relations of the U.S. (FRUS)
State Department page that describes FRUS, gives information about accessing the material, and some related links. Volumes published since 1945 are available online from the State Department. Full-text volumes of FRUS from 1900-1901 and 1903-1918 are offered by the University of Wisconsin Libraries in collaboration with the University of Illinois at Chicago Libraries. The Avalon Project at the Yale Law School also offers selected material from the Foreign Relations of the United States.
Funding Foreign Policy
NARAs publication, The Record, of May 1998 includes this article on the general records of the Department of the Treasury pertaining to American foreign policy.
The National Security Archive: Chile Documentation Project
This National Security Archive site leads to a selection of their declassified records on the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile.
Office of the Historian: Department of State
The purpose of the State Departments Office of the Historian website is to provide better access to official historical documentary records of U.S. foreign policy. Available on the site are historical documents, information about diplomatic history with various countries, history of U.S. foreign relations, and more.
PolicyArchive: International Relations
A digital archive of public policy research created by the Center for Governmental Studies. This page deals with International relations.
State Department Electronic Reading Room
This site provides reference points for State Department records and information access programs, frequently requested documents released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), special collections, and links to other sites of interest.