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Federal Counter-Terrorism Trainingwww.fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/rl32920.pdf
Federal Counter-Terrorism Training: Issues for Congressional Oversight from the Congressional Research Service is an overview of the major training activities and facilities of the federal departments and agencies that provide counter-terrorism training and issues associated with them.
Terrorism Time Linewww.disaster-timeline.com/ttl.html
The latest version of the Terrorism Time Line chart, which includes events and outcomes from 1993 through 2004, is now available online and for purchase. It shows major focusing events and the influences each event had on major outcomes – reports and analyses; federal statutes, regulations and executive orders; federal response plans; and major federal organizational changes.
Congressional Research Servicewww.fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/rl32941.pdf
State and Local Homeland Security: Unresolved Issues for the 109th Congress, from the Congressional Research Service, addresses emergency responder needs, the proposed reduction in appropriations for federal homeland security assistance, the determination of state and local homeland security risk assessment factors, the absence of emergency responder equipment standards, the development of state and local homeland security strategies, and the limited number of state and local officials with security clearances.
US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector Generalwww.dhs.gov/interweb/assetlibrary/oigr_05-22_may05.pdf
Disaster Recovery Planning for DHS Information Systems Needs Improvement (Redacted), a report from the US DHS Office of Inspector General, addresses the strengths and weaknesses of the DHS Information Technology disaster recovery program.
Naval Postgraduate School’s Homeland Security Digital Librarywww.hsdl.org/
The Naval Postgraduate School’s Homeland Security Digital Library is a gateway to a wide range of authoritative resources on the subject of homeland security. Sponsored by the US DHS Office of Domestic Preparedness, the password-restricted web site is for government officials and scholars who require access to information on a wide spectrum of homeland security related topics. Resources include a large collection of authoritative documents and relevant online and locally held resources, the ability to search multiple online databases, homeland security news headlines, and a weblog announcing new reports, book reviews, and more.
National Academies National Research Council Division on Earth and Life Studieswww.nae.edu/nae/pubundcom.nsf/weblinks/cgoz-642p3w?opendocument
The National Academies National Research Council Division on Earth and Life Studies, in cooperation with the US DHS, has prepared these et al. fact sheets on four types of terrorist attacks: biological, chemical, radiological, and nuclear. Designed primarily for reporters as part of the “News and Terrorism: Communicating in a Crisis” project, they should also prove useful to anyone looking for an explanation of the fundamentals of science, engineering, and health as they relate to such attacks.
The Intel Center has released London Tube Bus Attack and London Tube Bus Attack Follow-on Strike, analytic reports that examine the July attacks on the London subway and bus system. They are working documents and are updated as new information becomes available.