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Selected Peace Studies Resources

PRIO (Peace Research Institute Oslo) Data Sets
"Find replication data and datasets from various projects and programmes of PRIO."

Correlates of War
Offers a variety of datasets with historical and contemporary information on war, conflict and other relationships among nations. 

Integrated Network for Societal Conflict Research (INSCR)  Datasets
From the Center of Systemic Peace. Downloadable SPSS and Excel data files.

Military Balance 

Annual assessment of military forces & defense expenditures of 169 countries

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Includes news and documents

SIPRI - Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Includes publications and databases.  Includes SIPRI Multilateral Peace Operations Database.

Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 
Not online.  Available in print at OSU Libraries

United Nations Peacekeeping Operations
Information about each active peacekeeping mission sponsored by the UN.

United Nations Register of Conventional Arms
The Register covers seven categories of arms, which are deemed the most lethal ones. Many countries now include small arms in their yearly reports.

United Nations Report on Military Expenditures

NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Data on defense expenditures in NATO countries

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Hilary Bussell
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