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Includes full text of working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, journal articles, book chapters, case studies, and policy briefs.
Contains fully-translated English-language versions of all the world's constitutions (both national and sub-national), accompanied by individual commentaries, supplementary materials, including foundation documents, historical constitutions, and amendment Acts/laws.
Entries include information on many of the following: demography; physical geography; political boundaries; industry, trade, and service activities; agriculture; cultural, historical, and archeological points of interest; transportation lines; longitude, latitude, and elevations; and more. Their length varies from a brief notation on a small village to an essay on a country or region.
Analysis of events and trends in political, security and military affairs with a detailed breakdown of global military and political structures for reference. Includes information on internal and external threats; political context, including personalities, parties and interest groups; foreign relations, disputes and alliance; military capabilities, including chain of command, doctrine and detailed inventory by service; insurgent forces and terrorist groups; defence expenditure statistics, plus analysis of procurement, production and research; security and foreign forces breakdown; strategic natural resources; demographic trends; infrastructure (roads, railways, airports, ports and waterways, telecommunications); economic indicators. Update frequency varies (most content updated weekly or monthly).