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
The Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13
major operating components of the
Department of Health and Human
Services (HHS).
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
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.
International Policy Institute for
Counter-Terrorism (ICT) Founded in
1996, the International Policy Institute
for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) is the
leading academic institute for
counter-terrorism in the world, facilitating
international cooperation in the global
struggle against terrorism.
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
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.
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.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
((NATO) The Alliances 1999 Strategic
Concept already identified terrorism as
one of the risks affecting NATOs security.
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
Resource Links
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

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