Foreign policy is perhaps the area least understood by most Americans. Read up here.
- The U.S. Department of State has an incredibly comprehensive website, with policy issues, regions, and up-to-date details.
- THE magazine on foreign policy is aptly named Foreign Policy, also see the fantastic Foreign Affairs.
- How does the world see the U.S.? Watching America has articles about the U.S. from all over the world. Fascinating.
- If you want to read English versions of newspapers all over the world, links can be found at world newspapers.com.
- The Council on Foreign Relations is a nonpartisan think tank that deals in foreign relations. They have some great issues links.
- For basic information about every country, see the CIA's World Factbook.
The incident in Libya's immediate timeline here.