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Country Information and Statistics: Featured Books

This guide provides a curated list of credible websites and statistical sources for researching the social, cultural, political, and religious dynamics of various countries. For more books and journal articles search the library databases.

Featured Books



Country Reports & Studies

ISCTRC database




*Library Login Required.*

Country Reports (profiles, risk assessments, and economic and political overviews/forecasts) are available specifically in the International Security & Counter Terrorism database.

  • In the "Search Options" section of the screen there is a box to select "Publication Type"
  • Select "Country Report"
  • Search by keyword using a country name


*This resource is CAC authenticated and works best in Edge*

Integrated Country Strategies are FOUO mission strategies. Access requires account registration.

*The guides open best on commercial internet networks*

The Expeditionary Culture Field Guides (ECFGs) are pocket-size handbooks published by the Air Force Culture and Language Cener. The guides are designed to help US forces achieve mission success in culturally complex environments.  The ECFGs use the USAF model for achieving cross-cultural competency (3C). This model encompasses 12 cultural domains that account for every aspect of a society's cultural identity.

Websites & Statistics

This Google search will search all of the websites listed. For more precise searching, search individual websites directly.


Public Attitude Barometers


News databases