This annual compilation "documents election results, national referenda, changes in government, and institutional reforms in all of the EU member states, plus Australia, Canada, Iceland, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, and the United States," with additional commentary. Older editions are available in the December issues of the European Journal of Political Research. An interactive site is also available.
Collection of respected sources which provide country-by-country data and analysis. Some offer broad overviews of conditions and issues, while others focus on narrower issues -- human rights, business, press freedom, energy, etc.
Annual review of "issues on armaments and arms control, conflicts and resolutions, security arrangements and disarmament, as well as longer-term trends in international security." W&L has online access to 2018, 2017, and 2015, as well as earlier years in printed form.
Subtitled Social Transformations in the 21st Century, this 2010 volume offers signed, comparative essays on "major topics of social concern and sociological relevance" concerning modern European countries. [ Preview ]