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  • This DOS site is quite extensive and the index is a good starting place for researchers.
  • Background Notes include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty. The Notes are timely and e-mail updates are available for up to date developments.
  • The Office of Commercial and Business Affairs (CBA) plays a major role in coordinating trade and investment matters in support of U.S. firms doing business overseas.
  • Publishes annual Digest of International Law. Provides information on private international law and International Claims and Investment Disputes (L/CID.)
  • The principal U.S. government repository for U.S. treaties and other international agreements. Publishes Treaties in Force (TIF), which details the over 10,000 U.S. treaties and international agreements in force as of January 1 of each year, and is charged with publication of treaties and international agreements in the Treaties and Other International Acts Series (TIAS).
  • Links to US embassy web pages.