- Country Reports on Terrorism
As required by law, the Secretary of State sends a report to Congress each year on terrorism. "The report covers developments in countries in which acts of terrorism occurred, countries that are state sponsors of terrorism, and countries determined by the Secretary to be of particular interest in the global war on terror." Find reports from 2000 to the present.
- Department of Homeland Security Website
The Department of Homeland Security's website portrays their mission to keep America safe. Find information on protecting America from terrorists threats, the administration of immigration laws, securing cyberspace, manage and secure our borders, and more.
- DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report
From the website: "The DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report is collected each business day as a summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues. Each Daily Report is divided by critical infrastructure sectors and key assets."
- Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI)
From the website: "The Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI) is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) operated by Analytic Services Inc. on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
HSSAI delivers independent, objective analysis and specialized technical expertise to help transform homeland security goals and objectives into meaningful strategies, operational requirements, and metrics. "
- Preparing for Disasters
Government "how-to's" to prepare for disasters for yourself, home, children, pets, and businesses. Includes "Get a Kit," "Make a Plan," and "Be Informed." Advise is given for older adults and people with disabilities.
- The White House--Homeland Security
Read the full National Security Strategy here.
- ◦U.S. Department of Defense - Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR)
The Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) is a legislatively-mandated review of Department of Defense strategy and priorities. The QDR will set a long-term course for DoD as it assesses the threats and challenges that the nation faces and re-balances DoD's strategies, capabilities, and forces to address today's conflicts and tomorrow's threats.
- ◦WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
From the website: the WWW Virtual Library system is a frequently updated Internet directory of over 2000 annotated links to high-quality English-language sources of current information and analysis in a wide range of international affairs, international relations, international studies, global studies, and global education topics. "
- RAND Homeland Security and Defense Center
From the website: "The Homeland Security and Defense Center conducts analysis to prepare and protect communities and critical infrastructure from natural disasters and terrorism. Center projects examine a wide range of risk management problems including coastal and border security, emergency preparedness and response, defense support to civil authorities, transportation security, domestic intelligence programs, technology acquisition, and related topics."
- Emergency Preparedness and Response - CDC
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website: "This site is intended to increase the nation's ability to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies."