You might want to browse the collections at the very bottom first to get an idea of what is in here!
State Department Documents
Below are links to the State Department resources I think are of widest interest to country research. But, feel free to explore more on the main State Department page. There's a lot under each of those items in the top blue band.
Annual report submitted to Congress on "...U.S. efforts to promote democracy and human rights in nondemocratic countries and countries undergoing democratic transitions worldwide." (P. L. 110-53) Links to the four most recent reports are here.
This is where you will find information on current hot button issues from the State Department's perspective. These can be countries, like Pakistan or Haiti, as well as issues like Piracy or Energy Security.