Research Links

Research links are your way to access the best the Internet has to offer on foreign policy and international relations. The list is kept up to date by staffers from CFR's Library and Research Services Department.

Debt and Deficits

What's the difference between debt and deficit? What does the "fiscal cliff," a combination of tax increases and spending cuts, mean for deficit reduction? Research Links on Debt and Deficits provides news, research, data, and proposed solutions on debt and deficit in the United States (local and federal) and international comparisons.

See more in Financial Crises; United States; Budget, Debt, and Deficits

Asia and Pacific

Links to news, background and history of Asian countries, Asian governments and diplomats, U.S. policy toward Asia, and organizations. See also Russia and Central Asia Research Links.

See more in Asia and Pacific; Politics and Strategy

Energy and Environment

News, data and reports on environmental and energy security, data, history and background, international agreements, and information on specific resources and issues like climate change and sustainable development.

See more in Global; Energy and Environment

Cybersecurity Policy

How can the United States protect cyberspace "control system of our country," without restricting the open "flow of information on the Internet"? What should countries consider when developing international cybersecurity standards and protocol? What should their citizens know to protect their information and their rights? Cybersecurity Policy Research Links provide news, background information, legislation, analysis, and international efforts to protect government and the public's information.

See more in United States; Cybersecurity; Internet Policy

Proliferation

Research Links on Proliferation provide news, data, journals, U.S. government initiatives and documents, international organizations, alliances, and treaties.

See more in Proliferation; Global