Billed as a non-partisan group dedicated to the study of the Middle East, this website contains research on the countries, major issues and cultures of the Middle East. Be sure to check the "about" section to see who is on the board of directors -- a practice you should get used to doing when searching.
Based out of the Univ. of TX,Austin, LANIC contains a plethora of digital content on Latin American countries, culture, media, economy and history. Recognized as on of the most reputable academic resources on this region.
The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.