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Counter-terrorism as a field continues to present fundamental challenges not only to the rule of law and human rights, but also to systems of political accountability. In his lecture, David Anderson reflected on the development of UK counter-terrorism legislation from to He discussed the meaning of national security and consider the best structures for countering terrorism threats in a changing world.
This online resource library was last updated in February and is archived. There are listings here by categories of many hundreds of articles and studies on terrorism, counter-terrorism and homeland security. For years to come this site should continues to be one of the very best resources for those interested in these topics. Some small percentage of the links on this site will go bad each year.
In most all cases you should be able to locate the publication by searching for the publication by its name in quotation marks or by going to the personal webpage of the author. Project on Defense Alternatives Briefing Memo Since the onset of the US "global war on terrorism", the operational capacity of the original "Al Qaeda" centered around Osama bin-Laden has been significantly degraded.
Hundreds of cadre formerly commanded by bin-Laden have been killed mostly during the Afghan war. Several top leaders of the organization have been killed or captured as have several leading regional associates. Dozens of third tier operatives have been killed or captured. Nonetheless, the organization continues to function in a more decentralized form. Excerpt from book published by Potomac Books Inc. Because we use the shorthand phrase "war on terrorism" to describe the U.
Given that suicide terrorists are, by definition, undeterrable, it seems that we have no choice except to kill them before they kill us. But the struggle the United States is engaged in is not war in the traditional sense, i.
National Interest , 14 December Andrews University, December Lowy Institute for International Policy, December Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website. Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding , 01 November Yale Global, 14 September Suicide Attacks in Afghanistan U. Assistance Mission to Afghanistan, 01 September The Debate Over 'New' vs. American Security Project, May Stares and Mona Yacoubian. Johnson et al.
Saab and Magnus Ranstorp. The Brookings Institution, 26 January The Return of al-Qaida Guido Steinberg. RAND, 14 November Mother Jones , 18 October Terrorism Monitor, Jamestown Foundation, 13 September Jihadi Attack Kill Statistics v1.
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Los Angeles Times , 06 January Posted on the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace website. Joint Force Quarterly , First Quarter Foreign Policy Forum, 23 December Foreign Policy Forum, 15 December California Institute of Technology, December Washington Monthly , December Danish Institute for International Studies, December Armitage, Jr.
Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation, November The Heritage Foundation, 03 October The Washington Times , 02 October Joint Force Quarterly , Fourth Quarter International Peace Academy, October The Washington Quarterly , Autumn Naval Postgraduate School, September Army Training and Doctrine Command, 15 August International Peace Academy, April Implementing the U.
Workshop Roddam Narasimha and Arvind Kumar, eds. National Academy of Sciences, Matthew Bonham et al. Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, 15 January Peter Beinart. Los Angeles Times , 09 December Posted on the Council on Foreign Relations website. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, December Winning the Right War Philip H.
Survival , Winter Posted on The Brookings Institution website. Laurence A. Strategic Studies Institute, U. Army War College, 29 November Department of Defense, 21 November Security Policy in Africa Robert G. Army War College, 21 November The U. American Diplomacy. Los Angeles Times , 06 November The Daily Star , 02 November Congressional Research Service, 01 November Laurence Andrew Dobrot.
War College, November Can the War on Terror Be Won? Philip H. Transforming U. Bush Peter Bergen. The New Republic , 22 October The American Prospect , 19 October Foreign Policy In Focus, 03 October Congressional Research Service, 17 September
On September 11, , officials and agencies that are part of the national emergency management system orchestrated the responses to the collapse of the World Trade Center towers and the fires at the Pentagon. The efforts of local, state, and federal emergency agencies were augmented by nonprofit organizations, private firms, and organized and unorganized volunteers. The system reacted much as it would have for a major earthquake or similar disaster. In the rush to create federal and state offices to deal with the threat of terrorism and, ultimately, to create a Department of Homeland Security, the very foundation of the nation's capacity to deal with large scale disasters has been largely ignored. Although the human and material resources that the emergency management network provides may again be critical in a terrorist-spawned catastrophe, the new Homeland Security system may not be capable of utilizing those resources effectively.
The objective of this strategy is to protect the lives of people working in, using and visiting crowded places by making these places more resilient to terrorism. This strategy includes a suite of supplementary materials below that will assist owners and operators to understand and implement protective security measures. These materials also contain modules on specific weapons and tactics used by terrorists. It is important owners and operators of crowded places read the strategy before they consult any of the additional tools and guidance materials. Australia's Cyber Security Strategy sets out the Australian Government's philosophy and program for meeting the dual challenges of the digital age—advancing and protecting Australia's interests online. This strategy establishes five themes of action for Australia's cyber security over the next four years to a national cyber partnership, strong cyber defences, global responsibility and influence, growth and innovation, a cyber smart nation.
Willis , Omar Al-Shahery. Use Adobe Acrobat Reader version 10 or higher for the best experience. The law provides a government reinsurance backstop in the case of a terrorist attack by providing mechanisms for avoiding an immediate drawdown of capital for insured losses or possibly covering the most extreme losses. Extended first in and again in , TRIA is set to expire at the end of , and Congress is again reconsidering the appropriate government role in terrorism insurance markets. This policy brief examines the potential national security implications of allowing TRIA to expire.
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Information suggests that some ideologically-motivated violent extremists with objections to the exercise of governmental authority and the presidential transition, as well as other perceived grievances fueled by false narratives, could continue to mobilize to incite or commit violence. Report suspicious activity to local law enforcement or call The National Terrorism Advisory System provides Americans with alert information on homeland security threats.
This online resource library was last updated in February and is archived. There are listings here by categories of many hundreds of articles and studies on terrorism, counter-terrorism and homeland security. For years to come this site should continues to be one of the very best resources for those interested in these topics. Some small percentage of the links on this site will go bad each year. In most all cases you should be able to locate the publication by searching for the publication by its name in quotation marks or by going to the personal webpage of the author.
State security or National security or national defence is the security and defence of a state , including its citizens , economic well-being , the territorial integrity , and institutions, which is regarded as a duty of government. Originally conceived as protection against external military attack , state security is now widely understood to include also non-military dimensions, including the security from terrorism , minimisation of crime , economic security , energy security , environmental security , food security , cyber-security etc. Similarly, state security risks include, in addition to the actions of other states, action by violent non-state actors , by narcotic cartels , and by multinational corporations , and also the effects of natural disasters. Governments rely on a range of measures, including political , economic , and military power, as well as diplomacy , to safeguard the security of a state.
This report examines international terrorist actions, threats, U. A modern trend in terrorism appears to be toward loosely organized, self-financed, international networks of terrorists. Increasingly, radical Islamist groups, or groups using religion as a pretext, pose a serious threat to U. Of concern as well is the growing political participation of extremist Islamist parties in foreign nations.
National security or national defence is the security and defence of a nation state , including its citizens , economy , and institutions, which is regarded as a duty of government. Originally conceived as protection against military attack , national security is now widely understood to include also non-military dimensions, including the security from terrorism , minimisation of crime , economic security , energy security , environmental security , food security , cyber-security etc. Similarly, national security risks include, in addition to the actions of other nation states , action by violent non-state actors , by narcotic cartels , and by multinational corporations , and also the effects of natural disasters. Governments rely on a range of measures, including political , economic , and military power, as well as diplomacy , to safeguard the security of a nation-state. They may also act to build the conditions of security regionally and internationally by reducing transnational causes of insecurity, such as climate change , economic inequality , political exclusion , and nuclear proliferation.
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