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.
Department of State
The State Department's official web site. It offers links to information about and issues concerning the Department.
Secretary of State
Current events and issues concerning the Secretary of State.
This site is maintained by the Department of State. It contains information America, civic affairs, economic growth and development, science and technology, peace and security, and events.
Council on Foreign Relations
The Council on Foreign Relations is an independent think tank concerned with foreign policy. Included among the various resources is Backgrounders, which consists of articles that explain complex foreign policy issues in simplified form.
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 business directories, news, and resources.
Foreign Affairs Oral History Project
This site contains a finding aid for Georgetown University Library's Foreign Affairs Oral History Project.
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 1861-1960 are offered by the University of Wisconsin Libraries in collaboration with the University of Illinois at Chicago Libraries. There are gaps in this collection that are being filled in as missing volumes are acquired. 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
Hosted by the George Washington University's Gelman Library, the National Security Archive maintains an extensive archive of declassified U.S. documents, some of which are available online.
U.S. Department of State: Office of the Historian
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.
U.S. Department of State Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
In addition to information about the Departments FOIA program, this site also includes the Virtual Reading Room where users can search for documents or browse the Document Collections.