Brannan, David. A Practitioner's Way Forward: Terrorism Analysis
Essentials of Counterterrorism
The Future of Counterinsurgency: Contemporary Debates in Internal Security Strategy
Gunaratna, Rohan. The Global Jihad Movement
Powell, Jonathan. Terrorists at the Table: Why Negotiating is the Only Way to Peace
Researching Terrorism, Peace and Conflict Studies: Interaction, Synthesis and Opposition
Wilner, Alex S. Deterring Rational Fanatics
In our print Reference Collection:
The 50 Worst Terrorist Attacks
The Complete Encyclopedia of Terrorist Organisations
Counterterrorism: a Reference Handbook
Global Terror & Political Risk Assessment: Yearbook and Forecast
Guide to Islamist Movements
Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism
International Instruments Related to the Prevention and Suppression of International Terrorism
International Terrorism: a Compilation of U.N. Documents, 1972-2001
La Lutte Contre le Terrorisme: Les normes du Conseil de l'Europe
Organized Crime: From Trafficking to Terrorism
Patterns of Global Terrorism, 1985-2005
Terrorism, 1980-1987: a Selectively Annotated Bibliography
Terrorism 2008-2012: A Worldwide Chronology
Terrorism: a Guide to Events and Documents
Terrorism: a Documentary and Reference Guide
The Terrorist List
World Terrorism: an Encyclopedia of Political Violence From Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era
In our DVD Collection:
The Fear That Has 1000 Eyes
Inside the Mind of a Suicide Bomber
International Terrorism: The Global War on Terror
The Liquid Bomb Plot
Return of the Pirates
(Available to Current MIIS Students, Faculty and Staff only)
CIAO - Columbia International Affairs Online
Contains full text of working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series, and conference proceedings in the field of international affairs.
Digital National Security Archive
An online collection of declassified and unclassified U.S. documents from the National Security Archive.
Includes the index Newspaper Source Elite and Academic Search Elite. Indexes magazines, journals and newspapers with full text for many articles.
Encyclopedia of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency
An ABC-CLIO encyclopedia.
Homeland Security Digital Library
Links to U.S. government documents, Naval Postgraduate School research papers, and news stories relating to homeland security issues.
LexisNexis Academic Universe
An index to newspapers, newswires, accounting journals, company profiles and financial reports, trade journals, law journals, state and federal case law, and federal regulations.
An index to magazines, journals, books and government documents in the fields of public affairs. Abstracts with links to full text of some journal articles. Covers 1915 to present.
A good database for research on any topic. ProQuest Central searches academic journals, magazines, newspapers and dissertations with a high percentage of full text content.
A collection of over 400 academic journals in the fields of education, management, political science, psychology, sociology, research methods, medicine and science.
Stratfor provides geopolitical analysis and forecasting with a particular emphasis on security issues such as energy, terrorism, and military as well as economics and finance.
Taylor & Francis Online: Social Science/Humanities
A package of over 1000 journals published by Taylor & Francis. Full text with archives dating from 1997. The package includes journals of the International Institute for Security Studies, including the annual Military Balance.
The Brookings Institution maintains a page with research articles on terrorism and related subjects. RSS feed available.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Experts assess the global war on terror, focusing in particular on promising counter-radicalization programs that aim to rehabilitate former radicals and, ultimately, prevent radicalization through a combination of outreach, engagement, and after-care.
Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism (Turkey)
Vision for the future – The COE-DAT will continue to be a central point of defence against terrorism expertise in support of NATO, nations, partners and recognized institutions within the international defence against terrorism community.
Center for Strategic and International Studies
The CSIS is a bipartisan research organization based in Washington, D.C. This site's terrorism page features research publications and multimedia programming.
Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation
The CGCC is a nonprofit policy institute that focuses on research and education. Their site provides access to their research publications.
Combating Terrorism Center at West Point
The Center publishes research papers and a newsletter.
Council on Foreign Relations
Current articles on Terrorism issues. Also the publisher of Foreign Affairs journal.
Federation of American Scientists Strategic Security Program
The FAS Strategic Security Program is comprised of four projects (arms sales, biosecurity, government secrecy, nuclear information) and a military information database. See also their Congressional Research Service Reports on Terrorism.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
An intel-driven national security and law enforcement agency, providing leadership and making a difference for more than a century.
Global Terrorism Database
GTD is an open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2007, made available by START.
Human Rights Watch: Terrorism
Reports from the international human rights reporting organization.
International Institute for Counter-Terrorism
Israeli-based think tank research on terrorism, counter-terrorism, homeland security, threat vulnerability and risk assessment, intelligence analysis and national security and defense policy
Many open-access articles on terrorism by region, particularly China and Eurasia.
National Counterterrorism Center
Lead our nation’s effort to combat terrorism at home and abroad by analyzing the threat, sharing that information with our partners, and integrating all instruments of national power to ensure unity of effort.
NPS Center on Terrorism and Irregular Warfare
Reports and publications on Terrorism from the Naval Postgraduate School.
Perspectives on Terrorism
Open-access journal of the Terrorism Research Initiative.
Unclassified research and documents on Terrorism and Homeland Security.
RAND Database of Worldwide Terrorism Incidents
A database comprising data on domestic and international terrorism from 1969-2009.
Society for Terrorism Research
The Society for Terrorism Research (STR) is an international, multi-disciplinary organization of theoretical and empirical researchers whose mission is to enhance knowledge and understanding of terrorism and political violence.
National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism
START is a university-based research and education center comprised of an international network of scholars committed to the scientific study of the causes and human consequences of terrorism in the United States and around the world.
Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center
Based at George Mason University, TraCCC is a research center that focuses on the links between terrorism, transnational crime and corruption. Articles and papers from their various centers are open access.
UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies
The Center serves as a conduit for contacts among scholars of the Middle East and the Islamic world through its resident scholar program. Visitors appointed as Center Fellows can make use of UCLA's extensive research facilities, including a rare manuscript collection and library holdings that are the second largest in North America.
UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force
Links to information about the activities of entities involved in the counter-terrorism efforts of the United Nations. See also the UN Treaty Collection for UN Conventions on Terrorism.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and Terrorism Prevention
The Terrorism Prevention branch of the UNODC provides assistance counter terrorism assistance to member states, especially in the area of money laundering. Their website provides access to legal instruments and publications of the UN as well as access to the Counter-terrorism Legislation Database.