Terrorism

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Bureau of Counterterrorism
As part of the U.S. Department of State, this office develops and implements counterterrorism policies and works with other foreign governments in response to any terrorist event. Included in this site is a separate link to archived information created prior to January 20th 2001, the date President George W. Bush took office. This archival information can also be accessed through: http://www.state.gov/www/global/terrorism/index.html.

FBI: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Contains information on terrorism in the form of press releases and updates on FBI antiterrorist activities.

FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency
FEMA's site is full of information on terrorism. Check out their site on Terrorist Hazards.

Global Terrorism Database
The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) is an open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2007 (with annual updates planned for the future). From the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism at the University of Maryland.

NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Provides information on access to NATO's policies and structures, official documents, press releases, speeches, and publications. NATO's mandate is to ensure security and cooperation between members and partner countries. This site has information on terrorism in the "Issues" section.

Perspectives on Terrorism
Perspectives on Terrorism is  an open-access journal of the Terrorism Research Initiative and the Center for Terrorism and Security Studies.

Terrorism Research Center
A non-profit think tank focused on investigating and researching global terrorism issues through multi-disciplinary collaboration amongst a group of international experts

The U.S. Intelligence Community: Information Resources
This is a selective guide to resources at Columbia University Libraries and on the Internet, for conducting research on U.S. government agencies involved in intelligence activities, and the classification and declassification of government documents related to intelligence activities.

World Health Organization - Department of Food Safety
Provides information (articles, newsletter, publications and documents) on food safety topics such as: acrylamide, chemical contaminants in food, microbiological risk assessment and probiotics. Also provides links to other sites on food safety.

British Columbia

Provincial Emergency Program: Terrorism
The Provincial Emergency Program (PEP) Web site has a section on terrorism, including the document: Incident Commander's and First Responder's Guide for Responding to Biological/Chemical Threats, and links to Health Canada and BC Centre for Disease Control.

Canada

Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)
Government organization focused upon safeguarding Canada and its citizens through the development of national security programs such as counter-terrorism, counter-intelligence and security screening.

Centre for Security and Defence Studies (CSDS)
Housed by the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, the Centre's site features links to research and publications as well as related institutions.

CISS: Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies
This independent organization conducts research on Canadian issues such as foreign policy, international relations, peacekeeping, nuclear weapons and arms control. Provides excellent links to other Canadian, American and International research and government organizations.

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
This federal government site provides information about the actions that Canada is taking in its fight against terrorism. Includes diplomatic actions and information for Canadian businesses and Canadians travelling abroad.

Safety and Security for Canadians
This Government of Canada site provides information from federal government departments and agencies about Canada's role in the fight against terrorism.

Medical

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control
The purpose of this department is to support the Johns Hopkins’ health system mission of research, teaching, and patient care; to promote patient safety by reducing the risk of acquiring and transmitting infections; and to become a leader in health care epidemiology and infection control. Information is provided on this site about bioterrorism, disease exposures, infectous diseases and outbreak management.


Last updated March 24, 2014