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Digital National Security Archive unlocks a vast trove of important declassified U.S. government documents, providing vital primary source material to advance research in twentieth and twenty-first century history, politics, and international relations.
This collection is produced in partnership with The National Security Archive offering the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945. Collections cover the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post-World War II through the 21st century, providing unparalleled access to the defining international strategies of our time with more than 150,000 indexed, declassified government documents. Many are published now for the first time gathered through extensive use of the U.S. Freedom of Information Act by The Archive.
The digitized documents are made available in over 60 topic-based collections, with two new collections added each year. The curation of each collection is overseen by subject-area scholars to ensure the material provides the most discerning coverage of the topic.
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Digital National Security Archive Collections
These Asian-focused archives offer invaluable insights into U.S. policy and interactions with countries such as Afghanistan, China, Japan, the Philippines, Vietnam, and the two Koreas. Spanning critical decades, it illuminates diplomatic, security, and economic relations, as well as intelligence operations in the region.
Intelligence, Nuclear Weapons, and Policy
These collections encompass diverse documents, chronicling pivotal moments in U.S. foreign policy, intelligence, and international relations, providing unparalleled insights into government decision-making processes across various historical periods.
These Latin America-focused collections offer a comprehensive look at U.S. foreign policy, covert operations, human rights, and counternarcotics efforts across various countries, providing invaluable historical insights into the region's complex dynamics.
These Middle East-focused archives delve into U.S. policy and involvement in the region, spanning critical events like the Iranian Revolution, the Iran-Contra scandal, Iraq's prelude to the Gulf War, terrorism, and the Afghanistan War. It offers valuable insights into decades of geopolitical complexities and conflicts.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers™
Trace the Revolutionary War rebel cause or discover Reconstruction after the Civil War. Learn about a break-through medical discovery, the inauguration of a world leader, the world wars or the Civil Rights Movement. All from one source.Read more
Explore the only electronic source of congressional publications covering the full sweep of U.S. history, from 1789 to today.Read more
ProQuest History Vault™
Unlock key primary source materials with this award-winning, continuously growing digitized collection of manuscript and archival materials. Created in partnership with renowned archival institutions, History Vault give students and researchers a first-hand look at pivotal moments in history through the power of primary sources.Read more