Resources: Terrorism



  • Strategic Insights - produced by the Center for Contemporary Conflict at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Strategic Insights is a monthly electronic journal offering timely, concise assessments of U.S. and international security issues; intended especially for U.S. military personnel and defense policymakers, but also welcomes the interest of students and the public.
  • Foreign Policy - Published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, FP's September/October 2006 issue contains several articles questioning usual assumptions about 9/11 and the War on Terror.
  • Unconquerable Nation: Knowing Our Enemy, Strengthening Ourselves by Brian Michael Jenkins (published by the Rand Corporation) - "Brian Michael Jenkins presents a clear-sighted and sobering analysis of where we are today in the struggle against terrorism. Jenkins, an internationally renowned authority on terrorism, distills the jihadists’ operational code and suggests how they might assess their situation very differently from how we might do so... [He] outlines a ferociously pragmatic but principled approach that goes beyond attacking terrorist networks and operational capabilities to defeating their entire missionary enterprise by deterring recruitment and encouraging defections." (quote from the Rand Corporation's website)
  • Princeton Project on National Security: Final Report - The Princeton Project, completed in 2006, on National Security was a three-year, bipartisan initiative to develop asustainable and effective national security strategy for the United States of America. Under the stewardship of honorary co-chairs George Shultz and Anthony Lake, the Princeton Project brought together leading thinkers on national security from government, academe, business, and the non-profit sector to analyze key issues and develop innovative responses to a range of national security threats.
  • The Militant Ideology Atlas published by the Combatting Terrorism Center at West Point.

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