Economist Intelligence Unit Country Intelligence Country Reports, Country Profiles, and Country Commerce
National Journal Group's Policy Central Contains: National Journal - a weekly on politics and government; CongressDaily - twice daily news service covering Capitol Hill; The Hotline - a daily news briefing on politics and campaigns; Technology Daily - news service on information technology politics and policy; The Almanac of American Politics - data on members of Congress, their states and districts; and Poll Track - a database of public opinion surveys.
Week 1: From the First Political Transition to the Third Wave of Democracy.
The Gate of Heavenly Peace A documentary about the protests at Tiananmen Square in 1989, and the resulting Beijing Massacre of June 4. A great site for resources--journal articles, pictures, books, you name it!
Week 6: The Collapse of Weimar and the Rise of the Third Reich.