Project on Government Oversight Founded in 1981, POGO originally worked to expose outrageously overpriced military spending on items such as a $7,600 coffee maker and a $436 hammer. In 1990, after many successes reforming military spending, including a Pentagon spending freeze at the height of the Cold War, POGO decided to expand its mandate and investigate waste, fraud, and abuse throughout the federal government. nonprofits, and the media.
National Counterterrorism Center The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) was established by Presidential Executive Order 13354 in August 2004, and codified by the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA).
Federal Bureau of Investigation Today, the FBI is part of a vast national and international campaign dedicated to defeating terrorism. Working hand-in-hand with partners in law enforcement, intelligence, the military, and diplomatic circles, our job is to neutralize terrorist cells and operatives here in the U.S. and to help dismantle terrorist networks worldwide.
CATO Institute Since the September 11 attacks on New York and Washington, Cato Institute scholars have published a series of articles examining various issues, ranging from military strategy to civil liberties to the economic and political impact of the attacks.
FEMA has more than 2,600 full time employees. They work at FEMA headquarters in Washington D.C., at regional and area offices across the country, the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center, and the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) was formed in 1945 by atomic scientists from the Manhattan Project who felt that scientists, engineers and other innovators had an ethical obligation to bring their knowledge and experience to bear on critical national decisions, especially pertaining to the technology they unleashed - the Atomic Bomb.
EmergencyManagementDegree.com was prepared by Audrey Banks in 2011 with the intent to help students who are interested in taking up a course in emergency management and disaster management.
HomelandSecurityDegree.org Homeland Security Degree was created by Carl Francis. There are many people who have a passion for Homeland Security like myself, and I have created this site to help those looking for a career get started.
BJ Smith Consulting is Boston-based and offers on-site antiterrorism and counterterrorism training throughout the northeastern US and beyond.
Henley-Putnam University Henley-Putnam University is a leading educational institution in the field of Strategic Security. Henley-Putnam's degrees in Intelligence, Protection, and Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies prepare law enforcement, military, intelligence community, and private industry professionals with the network, skills, and insights to advance in their careers and protect the future.
9-11 Commission The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, an independent, bipartisan commission created by congressional legislation and the signature of President George W. Bush in late 2002, is chartered to prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, including preparedness for and the immediate response to the attacks. The Commission is also mandated to provide recommendations designed to guard against future attacks.
Department of Homeland Security The National Strategy for Homeland Security and the Homeland Security Act of 2002 served to mobilize and organize our nation to secure the homeland from terrorist attacks.
RAND Corporation For over 30 years, RAND has been a world leader in terrorism research and analysis.
Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) The Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) strives to combat the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) by training the next generation of nonproliferation specialists and disseminating timely information and analysis.
A Military Guide to Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century The handbook is a high level terrorism primer that includes an overview of the history of terrorism, descriptions of terrorist behaviors and motivations, a review of terrorist group organizations, and the threat posed to our forces, both in the United States and overseas.