-- Full-text online. "provides a full
and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September
11th, 2001, terrorist attacks, including preparedness for and the
immediate response to the attacks. It also includes recommendations
designed to guard against future attacks."
scholarly directory of Web resources related to Afghanistan.
scholarly directory of Web resources related to Iraq
-- from the U.S. Dept of State
-- U.S. government documents and sites on Al Qaeda
Qaeda: Profile and Threat Assessment -- from the
Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress. in .pdf
-- The Understanding the Issue section
lays out the facts and policy alternatives, while the Public Opinion
section offers a detailed profile of public thinking about the
America's War Against
Terror-- CNN in-depth report.
War in Iraq -- CNN in-depth report
bibliography of Government documents related to the threat
of terrorism & the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001
-- the medical side from MedlinePlus.
Aptitude for Destruction
-- a two volume .pdf document that covers "Organizational Learning
in Terrorist Groups and Its Implications for Combating Terrorism"
Click here for Volume I &
Arab Political Systems: Baseline Information and Reforms --
"It provides easily accessible baseline information about the
political systems of Arab countries, with links to official
documents and websites, and will be frequently updated to provide
information about reforms being introduced."
on America -- a wide array of coverage and news reports,
plus information on the peace movement.
Security -- a list of U.S. government documents
-- "A Free Knowledge Base on
More Constructive Approaches to Destructive Conflict." This
extraordinary collection of documents includes case studies, online
courses and educational simulations, conflict news, and expert
interviews. Most importantly, it offers a collection of essays, rich
with historical examples, that help you understand the causes and
dynamics of conflict, and the way intervention strategies work.
Chemical Emergency Prepardedness
for Biosecurity -- from the University of Pittsburgh Medical
Center. Full-text articles and reports in .pdf format. Links too.
Center for Public Health Preparedness and Disaster Response-- from the American
for the Study of Bioterrorism and Emerging Infections -- Includes
facts sheets, key articles, bibliography, case studies, official remarks, etc.
Terrorism: Interagency Framework and
Agency Programs to Address Overseas Threat -- a 274 page report put
out by the U.S. GAO includes tables and charts. .pdf format
Christianity and Islam -- by Ontario Consultants on
Congressional Bills about the Iraq
recent efforts by Congress to end
the war. Type in to the search box "Iraq War" and hit enter.
Faces of the Dead -- database of American soldiers who
were slain in Iraq, search by last name, hometown or home state.
Profile of the Taliban
Emergency Management Agency
Foreign Terrorist Organizations --
a list by the US State
Global Security News and Reports
-- lots here for a good paper!
Government Views of Iraq --"site
concentrates on Government documents and information and while the
bulk of the resources are from the United States, there are
international entries as well. Resources include such items as U.S.
Congressional Hearings and Resolutions, Federal Agency reports,
transcripts of press conferences and briefings, USAID Fact Sheets,
legislation, news releases and Presidential Communications, as well
as texts of United Nations Security Council Resolutions, the Geneva
Conventions and Protcols, selected international treaties and
information on governance post Saddam Hussein including regulations,
memoranda, orders and public notices from the Coalition Provisional
Authority as well as resources re the Iraqi national elections on 30
January 2005 and information re the Iraqi Transitional Government."
Homeland Security-- from the Center for Strategic and International
Studies (CSIS). Full Text reports and papers.
Security and Open Government -- a set of links
Systems & Programs -- from the Federation of American
Scientists, this includes a selection of official and unofficial
resources on intelligence gathering, policy, functions, and
Special Weapons --
of the Federation of American Scientistsí analysis of Weapons of
Mass Destruction held by countries of the world.
-- some resources in general.
and Islamism -- from an interview with Daniel Pipes,
director of the Middle East Forum.
-- Includes Afghanistan and Iraq.
Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism ( MIPT
-- "is a U.S. Department of Homeland Security
training partner serving the nation's 850,000 uniformed officers and
law enforcement leadership we talk of "countering terrorism with
knowledge". In addition to all of our program and activities, MIPT
maintains a high-quality library with special emphasis on making
resources available online so anyone can learn about terrorists and
what they do."
Commission on Terrorism -- Countering the changing threat of
International Terrorism, a report in PDF format. Click
for web version.
Infrastructure Protection Center -- seems to have merged
into the Dept. of Homeland Security. Good Luck, guys!
of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism -- annual reports on
global terrorism from the U.S. Department of State; look on the
right menu bar for Country reports. Click
for Dept of State homepage. Click
for Clinton era reports.
One Year Later: September 11 and the Internet-- an in-depth
report from the Pew Internet Project about how the terrorist attacks
affected online content and changed the way Americans feel about
Act, United States -- scary stuff.
of Global Terrorism -- reports for every year from 1995 to
2000. PDF format.
Prospects for Iraq's Stability: A Challenging Road Ahead --
National Intelligence Estimate from the NIC, "The Director of
National Intelligence serves as the head of the Intelligence
Community (IC), overseeing and directing the implementation of the
National Intelligence Program and acting as the principal advisor to
the President, the National Security Council, and the Homeland
Security Council for intelligence matters."
Responding to a Biological or Chemical Threat: A Practical Guide
Sourcebook -- declassified secrets of the U.S.-Iraq
Relationship from the National Security Archives.
11 and beyond -- a great index site from the Librarian's
Guide to the Internet.
11th Sourcebooks -- from the National Security Archives
"Taguba Report" on Treatment of Abu Ghraib
Prisoners in Iraq
Timeline of path to war
with Iraq -- "maps the
rollout of the administrationís false intelligence claims about
Iraq, as typified by that mythical uranium from Africa at the center
of the Valerie Plame Wilson case, and to contrast that
often-fictional narrative with the contradictory intelligence that
the White House failed to divulge to the public as it told and sold
its story." by Journalist Frank Rich.
Terrorism -- This page from the GAO (US
Governmental Accountability Office) lists
reports and testimonies related to terrorism
issued since April 1979.
-- from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, this includes
definitions of terrorism and background information.
in the United States -- annual reports from the Federal
Bureau of Investigation, full-text. Click
for a database of Congressional bills, type in the word terrorism
and hit enter.
Terminology -- a glossary "organized by topics:
terrorism, war, geopolitics, religion, homeland security, disaster
recovery and miscellaneous. In some cases, the glossary notes
alternative spellings of Arabic and other non-English words. Others
may have alternative spellings not noted here. Highlighted links
will open in a new window, taking you to sites offering more
information on selected topics."
Attacks on the U.S.: September 11, 2002 --a great selection
of State and Federal documents along with a photo gallery.
of Colin Powell's Presentation to the U.N. Security Council 2/2003
Question -- from PBS Frontline, it offers an analysis and
primary sources as well as a video tour of Guantanamo's security
facilities & a slideshow of Abu Ghraib
Nations Action against Terrorism -- pulls together all
aspects undertaken by the U.N.
United States Military Medicine in War on Terror Prisons --
database of primary documents
and Iraq -- Current news items
and detailed coverage on Iraqi cultural heritage and the Oil for
on Iraq - CNN Special Report - Latest News and background.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
-- Commission of the Intelligence Capabilities of the United
States Regarding WMD. The Official Report in BOTH .pdf and html. A
Primary Source document.
of Mass Destruction -- a set of links compiled by an Air
Archive of the Sept. 11 Attack --
is working with The Internet
Archive in collaboration with the Library
of Congress to identify and archive pages and sites related to
the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on September 11,
2001. Will include Arab and non-western pages as well.
Perspectives -- from international media sources. How is the
rest of the world reporting this?
Trade Center Attack: The Official Documents
Trade Center Building Performance Study -- in .pdf format.