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America's War Against Terrorism

Combatting Terrorism Center at West Point

  • Combatting Terrorism Center at West Point

    Combating Terrorism Center serves as an important national resource that rigorously studies the terrorist threat and provides policy-relevant research while moving the boundaries of academic knowledge.

Council on Foreign Relations

  • Council on Foreign Relations

    The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. Each of these functions make CFR an indispensable resource in a complex world.

    One topic is Terrorism with subtopics such as Counterterrorism, Havens for Terrorism, State Sponsors of Terrorism, Terrorist Leaders, and more.

Country Reports on Terrorism

Federation of American Scientists - America's War on Terrorism

Global Peace Index

  • Global Peace Index

    The GPI "is composed of 22 indicators, ranging from a nation’s level of military expenditure to its relations with neighbouring countries and the percentage of prison population. The GPI has released a new interactive map that allows you to explore peace over time, compare the scores for up to five countries side by side, see how the world ranks according to the 22 indicators of peace and much more. See the Global Peace Index interactive map."

Global Terrorism Index

  • Global Terrorism Index

    The GTI measures the impact of terrorism in 162 countries. To account for the lasting effects of terrorism, each country is given a score that represents a five year weighted average.

9/11 Commission Report ~ Final Report

  • 9/11 Commission Report ~ Final Report
    The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (also known as the 9-11 Commission), an independent, bipartisan commission created by congressional legislation and the signature of President George W. Bush in late 2002, is chartered to prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, including preparedness for and the immediate response to the attacks.

    The Commission is also mandated to provide recommendations designed to guard against future attacks.

ICE U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

  • ICE U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    The Counterterrorism and Criminal Exploitation Unit is part of ICE's Homeland Security Investigations' (HSI) National Security Investigations Division. The unit prevents terrorists and other criminals from exploiting the nation's immigration system through fraud.

    It investigates non-immigrant visa holders who violate their immigration status and places a high priority on scrutinizing the activities of known or suspected terrorists and terrorist associations. It also combats criminal exploitation of the student visa system.

National Counterterrorism Center

  • National Counterterrorism Center

    By law, NCTC serves as the primary organization in the United States Government (USG) for integrating and analyzing all intelligence pertaining to counterterrorism (except for information pertaining exclusively to domestic terrorism).

Nuclear Threat Initiative

  • Nuclear Threat Initiative

    The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a mission to strengthen global security by reducing the risk of use and preventing the spread of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons and to work to build the trust, transparency, and security that are preconditions to the ultimate fulfillment of the Non-Proliferation Treaty’s goals and ambitions.

Terrorism and Homeland Security

  • Terrorism and Homeland Security

    RAND is a world leader in research on terrorism, counterterrorism, counterinsurgency, disaster management, and homeland security—topics that affect a wide variety of policy areas and challenge individuals and nations worldwide.

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism

  • National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism
    The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism—better known as START—is a university-based research and education center comprised of an international network of scholars committed to the scientific study of the causes and human consequences of terrorism in the United States and around the world.

    A Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence headquartered at the University of Maryland, START supports the research efforts of leading social scientists at more than 50 academic and research institutions, each of whom is conducting original investigations into fundamental questions about terrorism.

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism

  • National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism

    The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism—better known as START—is a university-based research and education center comprised of an international network of scholars committed to the scientific study of the causes and human consequences of terrorism in the United States and around the world.

    A Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence headquartered at the University of Maryland, START supports the research efforts of leading social scientists at more than 50 academic and research institutions, each of whom is conducting original investigations into fundamental questions about terrorism.

Terrorists Group Lists

U.S. Counterterrorism Team

White House Counterterrorism Reports

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