The United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs, also known as the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is a standing committee of the U.S. House of Representatives with jurisdiction over bills and investigations concerning the foreign affairs of the United States.
Produced by the State Department's Office of the Historian, this is the official documentary record of U.S. foreign policy. Volumes are arranged by presidential administration, geographic region, and topic area. These volumes are generally declassified and publicly released 30 years after they were written.
Conducts oversight of U.S. State Department, various foreign policy programs, and U.S. foreign policy. Plays a key role in approving or rejecting U.S. treaties with foreign countries & international government organizations.
From the nongovernmental National Security Archive, DNSA consists of curated and indexed declassified government documents covering U.S. policy toward critical world events – including their military, intelligence, diplomatic and human rights dimensions – from 1945 to the present. Each collection is assembled by foreign policy experts and features chronologies, glossaries, bibliographies, and scholarly overviews to provide access to the defining international issues of our time. Countries covered include Afghanistan; Argentina; Chile; China; Colombia; Cuba; East Germany; El Salvador; Guatemala; Iran; Iraq; Japan; Mexico; Nicaragua; North and South Korea; Peru; Philippines; South Africa; Soviet Union; and Vietnam. Other topics covered include climate change; diplomacy; foreign policy; terrorism; the United States military, national security, and the intelligence community; and United States nuclear policy.
Searchable database of previously classified federal records spanning the twentieth and twenty first centuries. The types of materials include intelligence studies, policy papers, diplomatic correspondence, cabinet meeting minutes, briefing materials, and domestic surveillance and military reports. Database allows users to to locate the full text of documents and filter their search results by document type, issue date, source institution, classification level, and date declassified as well as other document characteristics.
The United States Institute of Peace is a national, nonpartisan, independent institute, founded by Congress and dedicated to the proposition that a world without violent conflict is possible, practical and essential for U.S. and global security.