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.

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

Infrastructure

Infrastructure spending was among the biggest components of Obama's 2009 stimulus package, but since then sucess has been limited. Obama’s signature high-speed rail project has not come to fruition and Congress has blocked most of his other big ideas. Due to the current federal paralysis, at least thirty states have launched serious initiatives to increase transportation-dedicated funding since 2013. CFR's Renewing America infrastructure score card provides more information on the infrastructure and transportation challenges facing the United States. 

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Comparative Education

How does education in the United States compare to education in other nations? Research links for news, statistics, and reports on comparative education.

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Proliferation

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

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Universal Education Resources

The Center for Universal Education has compiled recent reports and findings as a one-stop-shop for research on universal education.

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