This guide brings together a wide range of resources relating to national security issues including intelligence gathering and government responses to terrorism.


News Sources and Primary Source Documents

  NewsBank Special Report: Conflict and Terrorism around the World

  Terrorism: Documents of International and Local Control MDR HV6431.F74 - Reprints collections of documents, often on specific topices, e.g. v. 93: The Palestinian Territories and Hamas; v. 96: Cyberterrorism; v. 99: Terrorism in Pakistan

International Security/Terrorism

  Interpol - Public Safety and Terrorism

  North Atlantic Treaty Organization - Nato and the Fight Against Terrorism

  Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Combatting Terrorism

  Preparedness for Deliberate Epidemics (World Health Organization)

  United Nations: Combating Terrorism

  United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee

  WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources Elizabethtown College


  Canadian Intelligence Community: Control and Accountability (chapter 27 of the Auditor General's report

  Canadian Security Guide Book (Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence)

  Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)

  Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada - Terrorism and International Security Research and Outreach Programme

  Intelligence: Definitions, Concepts and Governance (Library of Parliament)

  Public Safety Canada

  Security Intelligence Review Committee (SIRC). This site provides the full text of the annual reports since 1984/85.

  Views of Canadian Scholars on the Impact of the Anti Terrorism Act (Dept. of Justice)

United States

  Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

  Council on Foreign Relations - Defense and Security and Terrorism

  Counter-Terrorism : Training and Resources for Law Enforcement

  Federation of American Scientists. Intelligence Resource Program

  Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism

  Military Policy Awareness Links (MiPALs) National Defence University Library

  NTI working for a safer world

  National Commission on Terrorism. Countering the Changing Threat of International Terrorism

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

  Naval Postgraduate School, Dudly Knox Library - Terrorism

  Overseas Security Advisory Council Bureau of Diplomatic Security

  Rand National Security

  Security Sector Governance (United States Institute of Peace)

  Terrorism and Crime Studies (Library of Congress)

  U.S. Army War College. Strategic Studies Institute. Publications on Homeland Security and Defense

  U.S. Dept. of Defense

  U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Start - National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism: a center of excellence of the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security based at the University of Maryland

  U.S. Dept. of State. Bureau of Counterterrorism

  U.S. National Counterterrorism Center

  U.S. National Intelligence Council

  U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Other Countries


  International Counter-Terrorism (Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
  Emergency Management in Australia

European Union

  Crisis & Terrorism

United Kingdom

  Protecting the UK Against Terrorism

Special Topic: Terrorist Attacks on the U.S. , September 11, 2001
Compilation of photos, articles, news reports, maps, press releases:

  Sept. 11 Digital Archive
  Lower Manhattan: looking back and moving forward