Site Map - Terrorism

A Peak Inside al-Qaeda's Insurgent Strategies

- A review of the first English translation of an al Qaeda affiliate founder's guerrilla warfare strategies.

CBP Will Study Costs of Requiring Cruise Ships to Hand Over Their Passenger Reservation Data

- Cruise ships departing and entering the United States may be required in the future to provide Customs and Border Protection with passenger reservation data because of terrorism concerns, according to a recent Government Accountability Office report.

Words Matter in Battling Terrorism and Extremism

- The Southern Poverty Law Center says that the Tea Party Movement cannot "fairly" be called an extremist group, raising the question: Why were they in a report on such groups?

Homegrown Jihadism Increased Threefold in 2009 But Remains Isolated

- Cases of jihadist radicalization inside the United States last year occurred at three times the rate of any year since 9-11, but the Muslim-American community has overwhelmingly remained immune to the jihadist message, a new report from RAND states.

Terrorism Expert: America's Blindspot is the Homeland

- Saturday's botched attack in Times Square continues to show that al Qaeda and its sympathizers have successfully sown the seeds of jihad on American shores, a respected terrorism expert said Friday.

Northwestern Study Finds DHS May Misallocate Homeland Security Funds

- Researchers from Northwestern University say they've developed a more advanced budget allocation model that shows New York City receives too little of the homeland security funding pie and wants the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to consider their methodology.

Close "Terror Gun Gap," Says NYC Mayor Bloomberg and Police Chief Kelly

- Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other New York City metro-area leaders called on Congress Wednesday to close the "terror gun gap" that they argue makes a Mumbai-style attack against an American city easier for terrorists.

Following the Homeland Security Grant Money

- Since 9-11, Congress has allocated roughly $30 billion to states in homeland security grants. Has the money been well spent?

Al-Qaida's Doctrine for Insurgency: Abd Al-Aziz Al-Muqrin's A Practical Course for Guerrilla War

- The first practical translation of an al Qaeda training manual written by a veteran jihadist.

Study Finds Rise in Lone Wolf Terrorist Attacks Since Oklahoma City

- Domestic terrorist attacks perpetrated by individuals, or lone wolves, have increased since Timothy McVeigh's bombing of a federal building in Oklahoma City 15 years ago, reports a terrorism research organization.

NGO to Detachment 88: Try Harder Not to Kill Jihadi "Active Shooters"

- Indonesia's Detachment 88, the archipelago's elite black-clad antiterrorism police force, should look into developing procedures to capture violent jihadi militants alive, says the International Crisis Group in a report released this week.

Napolitano Urges Vigilance on Antigovernment Extremism During Memorial Ceremony

- On the fifteenth anniversary of the worst domestic terrorism attack in U.S. history, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano this morning cautioned against the rising specter of rightwing extremism inside the United States.

The Resurgence of Domestic Terrorism

- With the recent resurgence in homegrown terrorism cases, especially the Fort Hood shooting, this month's cover story investigates how individuals walk the path toward violent extremism and terrorism. (From the April 2010 Issue)

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