|(The blog formerly know as) All Things Counter Terrorism
||(The blog formerly know as) All Things Counter Terrorism
||Dr. Leah Farrall is a Research Associate in Counter Terrorism at the University of Sydney’s United States Studies Centre (USSC). The USSC is an Australian funded centre focused on the study of the United States.
Leah was formerly a senior Counter Terrorism Intelligence Analyst with the Australian Federal Police (AFP). During her time with the AFP, Leah served as the organization’s al Qaeda subject matter specialist and worked on a range of international and domestic counter terrorism investigations. She also served as the senior Intelligence Analyst in the AFP’s Jakarta Regional Cooperation Team (JRCT) in Indonesia and at the AFP’s Forward Operating Post in response to the second Bali bombings. An experienced practitioner and trainer, Leah was involved in providing national & international counter terrorism training & curriculum development.
|Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
||Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
||Established in 1993 with the founding vision for the creation of a discipline of policing and law enforcement, the promotion of research and the delivery post graduate programs and professional education. The Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security has a global reputation as a leading provider of research and education for professionals in law enforcement, regulation, emergency management and security.The School places practical scholarship and pedagogy ahead of abstract theory and consequently our students learn to bring critical perspectives to their work and meet the complex challenges faced by professionals in a fast changing world.
|Australian Strategic Policy Institute
||Australian Strategic Policy Institute
||ASPI is an independent, non-partisan think tank that produces expert and timely advice for Australia’s strategic and defence leaders. ASPI generates new ideas for government, allowing them to make better-informed decisions for Australia’s future. ASPI is one of the most authoritative and widely quoted contributors to public discussion of strategic policy issues in Australia and a recognised and authoritative Australian voice in international discussion of strategic issues, especially in the Asia-Pacific.
||C4ADS is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing data-driven analysis and evidence-based reporting on global conflict and transnational security issues. We use cutting-edge technologies to manage, integrate, and analyse disparate data from diverse languages, regions, and sources, incorporating our own field research from conflict zones and fragile states. We seek to engage with local and international audiences and produce compelling analysis on conflict and security issues. In doing so, we fill a critical gap left by traditional public sector and profit-driven institutions.
|Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
||Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
||The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a unique global network of policy research centers in Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East, India, and the United States. Our mission, dating back more than a century, is to advance the cause of peace through analysis and development of fresh policy ideas and direct engagement and collaboration with decisionmakers in government, business, and civil society. Working together, our centers bring the inestimable benefit of multiple national viewpoints to bilateral, regional, and global issues.
|Center for Advancing Microbial Risk Assessment
||Center for Advancing Microbial Risk Assessment
||CAMRA (Center for Advancing Microbial Risk Assessment) is a consortium of international scientists, researchers and students who are interested in risk assessment for microbial agents and control of infectious diseases. The vision of CAMRA is to be the global international collaborative for QMRA. The mission of CAMRA is to provide a network that can link to critical data for running a QMRA, educational opportunities for QMRA and QMRA case studies.
|Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications
||Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications
||The Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications (CSCC) was established at the direction of the President and the Secretary of State to coordinate, orient, and inform government-wide foreign communications activities targeted against terrorism and violent extremism, particularly al-Qaida and its affiliates and adherents. Executive Order 13584, signed by President Obama on September 9, 2011, provides policy background and assigns interagency responsibilities to CSCC.
|Centre for Strategic and International Studies
||Centre for Strategic and International Studies
||For over 50 years, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has developed practical solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. As we celebrate this milestone, CSIS scholars continue to provide strategic insights and bipartisan policy solutions to help decision makers chart a course toward a better world. CSIS is a bipartisan, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Center’s 220 full-time staff and large network of affiliated scholars conduct research and analysis and develop policy initiatives that look to the future and anticipate change.
||The Center for the Study of Youth and Political Conflict was established in 2005 with the aim of becoming an authoritative source and training agent for the potential joint role of scholarship, programming, practice, and policy in serving the needs of adolescents involved in political conflict around the world.
|Combating Terrorism Centre at West Point
||Combating Terrorism Centre at West Point
||While West Point has long taught courses on issues of National Security, it rapidly became apparent that new initiative was needed in order to prepare cadets for the complex operating environments that they would be facing after graduation in the post-9/11 era. This unique educational imperative led to the creation of the Combating Terrorism Center thanks to the vision and generous support of Mr. Vincent Viola, former Chairman of the New York Mercantile Exchange and a 1977 graduate of West Point and the vision of General (Retired) Wayne Downing, USMA '62. Since its inception, the CTC has gained international recognition for its teaching and research. The CTC has also developed an innovative Terrorism Studies Program that includes West Point's Terrorism Minor – the only one of its kind in the nation.
|Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF)
||Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF)
||The Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) was established by the Secretary-General in 2005 and endorsed by the General Assembly through the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy, which was adopted by consensus in 2006.
The mandate of the CTITF is to strenghten coordination and coherence of counter-terrorism efforts of the United Nations system. The Task Force consists of 38 international entities which by virtue of their work have, have a stake in multilateral counter-terrorism efforts. Each entity makes contributions consistent with its own mandate.
The primary goal of CTITF is to maximize each entity‘s comparative advantage by delivering as one to help Member States implement the four pillars of the Global Strategy.
|European Counter Terrorism Centre (ECTC)
||European Counter Terrorism Centre (ECTC)
||The launch of the ECTC as of January 2016 followed a decision from the EU Justice and Home Affairs Ministers last November. ECTC will be an enhanced central information hub by which the Member States can increase information sharing and operational coordination. “The ECTC will improve the exchange of information between law enforcement agencies. This is the kind of cooperation Europe needs in the fight against organized crime and terrorism”, said Ard van der Steur, Minister of Security and Justice of the Netherlands, currently holding the presidency of the Council of the EU.
|German Institute on Radicalization and De-radicalization Studies
||German Institute on Radicalization and De-radicalization Studies
||As the first German research and network initiative focusing solely on the theory and practice of de-radicalization and counter-radicalization GIRDS is completely non-profit and independent. We are not institutionally bound and do not follow any partisan politics. GIRDS can be seen as transparent network of experts both from practical backgrounds and the academia aiming to foster the theoretical and practical development of de-radicalization methods, evaluation tools, training manuals, and concepts.
|Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)
||Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)
||The Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC) emerged from the multidisciplinary Global Terrorism Research Unit, which formed in 2002. GTReC was officially established in 2006 with seed funding from the Department of Premier and Cabinet, State Government of Victoria, as a part of its $5.6 million counter-terrorism initiative. GTReC is established across two Victorian campuses (Caulfield and Clayton), comprises members of three Faculties (Arts, Law and Medicine), and representatives from three disciplines within the Arts Faculty’s School of Social Sciences (Politics, Sociology and Behavioural Studies).
|Gulf Research Centre
||Gulf Research Centre
||The Gulf Research Center (GRC) was founded in July 2000 by Dr. Abdulaziz Sager, a Saudi businessman. At a time when the need for an independent think tank focused on the critical Gulf region was greater than ever, Dr. Sager established the GRC to fill an important void and to conduct scholarly, high quality research about the GCC area as well as Iran, Iraq and Yemen. Its research focuses on the social sciences. The Gulf Research Center operates on an independent, not-for-profit basis. The Center further believes that everyone has the right to have access to knowledge and so it makes its research available to the general public through publications, workshops, seminars and conferences.
||United Arab Emirates
||Hedayah aims to be the premier international center for expertise and experience to counter violent extremism by promoting understanding and sharing of good practice to effectively serve as the true global center to counter violent extremism.
|Human Rights Watch
||Human Rights Watch
||Human Rights Watch is a nonprofit, nongovernmental human rights organization made up of roughly 400 staff members around the globe. Its staff consists of human rights professionals including country experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics of diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Established in 1978, Human Rights Watch is known for its accurate fact-finding, impartial reporting, effective use of media, and targeted advocacy, often in partnership with local human rights groups. Each year, Human Rights Watch publishes more than 100 reports and briefings on human rights conditions in some 90 countries, generating extensive coverage in local and international media. With the leverage this brings, Human Rights Watch meets with governments, the United Nations, regional groups like the African Union and the European Union, financial institutions, and corporations to press for changes in policy and practice that promote human rights and justice around the world.
|| IDC Herzliya is a dream realized; an academic institution that changed the face of higher education in Israel and became a successful, pioneering model and a source of inspiration. Founded by renowned Israeli Professor Uriel Reichman in 1994, IDC Herzliya is a non-profit organization modelled after Ivy League universities in the U.S. In the twenty years since its establishment, IDC Herzliya’s success has drawn both international recognition and some of the finest lecturers and researchers from around the world to our doorstep. IDC Herzliya’s founders sought to create an Israeli university in which personal achievements go hand in hand with social responsibility. Our outlook is rooted in the concepts of “freedom and responsibility” and emphasizes initiative and leadership alongside community service.
|Improving Security by Democratic Participation
||Improving Security by Democratic Participation
||ISDEP (Improving Security By Democratic Participation) is based on the EU Commissions Counter Terrorism strategy. It aims to prevent people turning to terrorism by tackling the factors or root causes which can lead to radicalisation and recruitment, in Europe and internationally.
|Institute for Crisis Prevention (Institut für Krisenprävention)
||Institute for Crisis Prevention (Institut für Krisenprävention)
||In the 1980s the 'Institute for Terrorism Research' in Bonn was founded by the former President of the State Office for State Protection Hamburg, Hans Josef Horchem. His deputy was the historian and security expert Rolf Tophoven. In the 1990s, the general public interest in the analysis of political violence and security issues declined, so that the institution temporarily stopped its work. However, this changed in 1998, and especially after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In addition, an embedding traditional areas of political violence in a broad context of security policy was increasingly necessary. The institute’s goal is a broad public information, background and analysis on offer, which go beyond the daily political and daily updated news and start where others stop. Target groups of the institute’s activities are representatives of politics and the media, science, the economy and of businesses as well as in the field of security policy. The Institute is an independent analytical and ad
|Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
||Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
||The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) is a non-partisan, autonomous body dedicated to objective research and policy relevant studies on all aspects of defence and security. Its mission is to promote national and international security through the generation and dissemination of knowledge on defence and security-related issues. DSA has a well-qualified multi-disciplinary research faculty drawn from academia, defence forces and the civil services, representing a diversity of views. Research at the Institute is driven by a comprehensive agenda and by the need to provide impartial analyses and policy recommendations. IDSA’s journals, monographs, briefs, and books are the principal mediums through which these analyses and policy recommendations are disseminated. In addition, the news media also carry the views of IDSA experts in the form of op-eds, interviews and participation in debates.
|Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism
||Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism
||The Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT) at Syracuse University was established in 2003 as a collaboration between SU’s College of Law and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. With a vision of positively impacting security and counterterrorism law and policy throughout the world, INSCT draws upon the unparalleled expertise of its affiliated policy advisors, faculty, staff, and associates in order to address key and evolving challenges in national and international security, counterterrorism, and postconflict reconstruction and to prepare the next generation of security and counterterrorism law and policymakers and practitioners.
|Institute for Strategic Dialogue
||Institute for Strategic Dialogue
||For a decade, The Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), a London-based think and do tank has pioneered policy and operational responses to the rising challenge of violent extremism across ideologies. It has become the leading global non-governmental actor in this domain, partnering with governments, the private sector and leading universities worldwide.
|Institute for the Study of Radical Movements
||Institute for the Study of Radical Movements
||The Institute for the Study of Radical Movements (ISRM) was founded in Berlin in 2010 and is set up as a open network that is connected to the Centre for Democratic Culture and the initiatives EXIT Germany, HAYAT-Germany and DNE-Germany.
Since 2012 it has published the journal of EXIT Germany (in Web.2.0) a publication examining de-radicalization and democratic culture since 2012.
|International Centre for Counter Terrorism
||International Centre for Counter Terrorism
||The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism The Hague (ICCT) is an independent think and do tank providing multidisciplinary policy advice and practical, solution-oriented implementation support on prevention and the rule of law, two vital pillars of effective counter-terrorism.
|International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague
||International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague
||ICCT aims to translate its research and analysis findings into practical, solutions-oriented policy recommendations that support policymakers and practitioners in their daily work. Building on its growing expertise in these cheap Dapoxetine online areas, ICCT aims to contribute to the design and implementation of comprehensive and more systemic global, regional and national counter-terrorism strategies and activities.
|International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence
||International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence
||ICSRs mission is to bring together knowledge and leadership. Producing first class, rigorous research, our aim is to educate the public and help policymakers and practitioners find more intelligent solutions in dealing with radicalisation and political violence.
|International Institute for Counter-Terrorism
||International Institute for Counter-Terrorism
||Founded in 1996, the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) is one of the leading academic institutes for counter-terrorism in the world, facilitating international cooperation in the global struggle against terrorism. ICT is an independent think tank providing expertise in terrorism, counter-terrorism, homeland security, threat vulnerability, risk assessment, intelligence analysis, national security and defense policy.
|Italian Team for Security, Terroristic Issues & Managing Emergencies
||Italian Team for Security, Terroristic Issues & Managing Emergencies
||ITSTIME – Italian Team for Security, Terroristic Issues & Managing Emergencies, is a research center of Department of Sociology of the Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Milan. Our multidisciplinary approach allows us to develop and conduct research focused on security issues from different perspectives. ITSTIME addresses both theoretically and empirically the new challenges in the post 9/11 world. ITSTIME collaborates with public and private subjects interested in monitoring different types of threats, elaborating potential risk scenarios, planning prevention strategies, developing plans for responding to emergency situations, including natural disaster and anthropic events.
||A side project by Aaron Y. Zelin, the Richard Borrow Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Sami David Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence. He is also a PhD candidate at King’s College London where he is writing his dissertation on the history of the Tunisian jihadi movement. Jihadology.net is a clearinghouse for Sunni jihadi primary source material and Phillip Smyth’s influential Shia militancy column Hizballah Cavalcade as well as a translation service.
|Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program
||Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program
||The Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies is a research organization which conducts in-depth scholarly research, assesses policy options, and engages in public education on issues relating to terrorism and counterterrorism, extremist groups, regional studies of terrorism, and related aspects of international and homeland security.
|National Security College- Australian National University
||National Security College- Australian National University
||The National Security College was announced as a joint venture between the Commonwealth Government and ANU by former Prime Minister The Hon. Kevin Rudd and former Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Chubb in December 2009. he National Security College (NSC) is a specialist graduate studies school, offering graduate studies and professional courses aimed at enhancing the functioning of the national security community. We strengthen networks of cooperation between practitioners and non-government experts, contribute to the development of a new generation of strategic analysts and provide outreach to business and the wider community. The NSC is proud to further enhance the role of The Australian National University (ANU) as a strategic endowment for the nation.
|People Againt Violent Extremism (PaVE)
||People Againt Violent Extremism (PaVE)
||People Against Violent Extremism Inc (“PaVE”) is an independent, non-government organisation committed to addressing violent extremism in Australia and the region. We focus on all forms of violent extremism, regardless of religious, ideological, political and/or social affiliation. The idea behind PaVE developed by the Founding Chairperson Dr Anne Aly is to implement her research in the form of grassroots programs that aim to counter violent extremism. At the time of conception Australia did not have such an organisation of this nature, after years of hard work PaVE was incorporated as an association in 2013.
|Philippine Institute for Peace, Violence and Terrorism Research, Inc.
||Philippine Institute for Peace, Violence and Terrorism Research, Inc.
||The PIPVTR is an independent academic research institute and think-tank duly registered at the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institute aims to conduct research and investigative studies on the underlying factors or root causes of political violence and terrorism in the Philippines and abroad. It also aims to study various responses to threats of political violence and terrorism in the Philippines and examines the implications of these threats for local peace and development, national security, regional stability and global order. The PIPVTR establishes networks with like-minded institutions in the Philippines and abroad in order to exchange research findings, publications and experts. Through its research outputs and activities, the institute intends to enrich existing scholarly literature on political violence and terrorism. More importantly, the PIPVTR intends to provide valuable inputs to policy-making in order to enable government to develop a more effective counter-terrorism response.
||Quilliam is the world’s first counter-extremism think tank set up to address the unique challenges of citizenship, identity, and belonging in a globalised world. Quilliam stands for religious freedom, equality, human rights and democracy. Quilliam seeks to challenge what we think, and the way we think. It aims to generate creative, informed and inclusive discussions to counter the ideological underpinnings of terrorism, whilst simultaneously providing evidence-based recommendations to governments for related policy measures.
||RAND is a world leader in research on terrorism, counterterrorism, counterinsurgency, disaster management, and homeland security—topics that affect a wide variety of policy areas and challenge individuals and nations worldwide.
|Real Institute Elcano (Elcano Royal Institute)
||Real Institute Elcano (Elcano Royal Institute)
||The Elcano Royal Institute is a think-tank for international and strategic studies that analyses world events and trends from a Spanish, European and global perspective. The Institute was established in 2001 as a private foundation under the honorary presidency of H.M the King. Its Board of Trustees comprises prominent figures linked to Spanish foreign policy and representatives of both the companies that fund the Institute and of the Spanish Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Defence, Education, Culture and Sport, and Economy and Trade.
|Research Institute on Social Cohesion (RIOSC)
||Research Institute on Social Cohesion (RIOSC)
||RIOSC will be a virtual network of subject matter experts whose expertise and research skills will support the development of policy and programs which enhance multiculturalism, social cohesion, community resilience, and respond to causes of violent extremism.
|Society for Terrorism Research
||Society for Terrorism Research
||he Society for Terrorism Research was founded in June 2006 in reaction to the absence of any then-existing integrated and multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the area of terrorism and political violence research. The idea for STR was conceived by Dr. Samuel Justin Sinclair, who proposed the idea to his colleagues, Drs. Alice LoCicero, Michael Commons, and Sarah Ross. Together, they founded STR and comprised its initial governing board. Dr. LoCicero was elected as the first STR President. STR has a global membership representing researchers and thought leaders from a wide range of social science disciplines that include, but are not limited to political science, psychology, sociology, criminology, anthropology, economics, journalism, and law.
|Terrorism & Preparedness Data Resource Centre
||Terrorism & Preparedness Data Resource Centre
||The Terrorism & Preparedness Data Resource Center (TPDRC) is housed at the University of Michigan's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR). TPDRC archives and distributes data collected by government agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and researchers about the nature of intra- (domestic) and international terrorism incidents, organizations, perpetrators, and victims; governmental and nongovernmental responses to terror, including primary, secondary, and tertiary interventions; and citizen's attitudes towards terrorism, terror incidents, and the response to terror. It also organizes and streamlines access to extant research and administrative data from across the world that are relevant to the study of terrorism and the response to terrorism for descriptive and scientific analysis by academics and researchers.
|The Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich
||The Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich
||The Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich is a center of competence for Swiss and international security policy. It offers security policy expertise in research, teaching, and consultancy and operates the International Relations and Security Network (ISN). The CSS promotes understanding of security policy challenges as a contribution to a more peaceful world. Its work is independent, practice-relevant, and based on a sound academic footing. It combines research and policy consultancy and, as such, functions as a bridge between academia and practice
|The Center for Strategic Communication at Arizona State University
||The Center for Strategic Communication at Arizona State University
||The CSC began in 2004 as the Consortium for Strategic Communication, an interdisciplinary group of scholars at ASU and partner institutions who are interested in applying knowledge of human communication to issues of countering ideological support for terrorism (CIST), diplomacy and public diplomacy. Through its web site comops.org, the Consortium published an influential white paper series, the blog COMOPS Journal, and a book, all of which established its reputation among government and military audience as a leading think-tank on problems if terrorism and counter-terrorism.
|The Centre for Cultural Diversity and Wellbeing (CCDW)
||The Centre for Cultural Diversity and Wellbeing (CCDW)
||The Centre for Cultural Diversity and Wellbeing (CCDW) is a university research centre focusing on the nexus between cultural diversity and human wellbeing. The centre's work is interdisciplinary and intercultural. It informs policy and practice in meaningful ways at local, regional, national and transnational levels. They use rigorous, best-practice multi-method approaches for conducting qualitative and quantitative research in the humanities and social sciences.
|The Foreign Policy Reseach Institute- Center for the Study of Terrorism
||The Foreign Policy Reseach Institute- Center for the Study of Terrorism
||The FPRI Center for the Study of Terrorism conducts fact-based analysis of actual and potential uses of terrorism as a tactic by adversaries of the United States and its allies so that we may provide policy guidance to government officials and private sector decision-makers that will improve the effective and efficient prevention of, recovery from, and response to terrorist actions. he FPRI Center for the Study of Terrorism conducts original research and meta-research regarding adversaries’ goals, resources, tactics and strategies in the use of terrorism against the United States and its allies. We cooperate and coordinate with scholars from other institutions whenever possible to improve the quality of fact-gathering, analysis, and policy evaluation.
|The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD)
||The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD)
||The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) is a non-profit, non-partisan 501(c)3 policy institute focusing on foreign policy and national security. Founded in 2001, FDD combines policy research, democracy and counterterrorism education, strategic communications and investigative journalism in support of its mission to promote pluralism, defend democratic values and fight the ideologies that drive terrorism.
|The Global Center
||The Global Center
||The Global Center works with governments, international organizations, and civil society to develop and implement comprehensive and sustainable responses to complex international security challenges through collaborative policy research, context-sensitive programming, and capacity development. In collaboration with a global network of expert practitioners and partner organizations, the Global Center fosters stronger multilateral partnerships and convenes key stakeholders to support integrated and inclusive security policies across national, regional, and global levels.
|The Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV)
||The Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV)
||The Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV) is dedicated to the study of the causes, dynamics, characteristics and consequences of terrorism and related forms of political violence. In doing so, it is committed to rigorous, evidence-based, scholarly analysis that is policy-relevant but independent. Founded in 1994, the Centre is Europe's oldest for the study of terrorism. CSTPV has been able to expand its research and teaching work as the result of a generous recent donation from the Worldwide Support for Development (WSD), chaired by Japanese philanthropist Dr Haruhisa Handa.
|The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA)
||The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA)
||The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) is a scientific institute that specialises in security issues. The ISGA is a part of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs at Leiden University. The ISGA has developed from the Centre for Terrorism and Counterterrorism (CTC) and the Centre for Global Affairs. Academic director of the ISGA is Professor Edwin Bakker.
|The Jamestown Foundation
||The Jamestown Foundation
||The Jamestown Foundation’s mission is to inform and educate policy makers and the broader community about events and trends in those societies which are strategically or tactically important to the United States and which frequently restrict access to such information. Utilizing indigenous and primary sources, Jamestown’s material is delivered without political bias, filter or agenda. It is often the only source of information which should be, but is not always, available through official or intelligence channels, especially in regard to Eurasia and terrorism.
|The Lowy Institute
||The Lowy Institute
||The Lowy Institute is an independent, nonpartisan international policy think tank located in Sydney, Australia. Ranked as Australia's leading think tank, it provides high-quality research and distinctive perspectives on the international trends shaping Australia and the world. The Lowy Institute hosts speeches by leading national and international figures and holds conferences to discuss key global issues. It aims to deepen the international policy debate in Australia and to give Australia a greater voice on the international stage.
|The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
||The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
||The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center (ITIC) opened in 2002. It is part of the Israel Intelligence Heritage and Commemoration Center (IICC), a national site dedicated to the memory of fallen of the Israeli intelligence community. The ITIC is located near Gelilot, north of Tel Aviv, and is directed by (Col. Ret.) Dr. Reuven Erlich. The objective of the ITIC is to collect, study and disseminate information about terrorism.
|The Murphy Raid
||The Murphy Raid
||Andrew is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne and before that he was a researcher for Monash University’s Global Terrorism Research Centre. His research has mainly focused on jihadism in Australia. Other areas of interest include far-right violent extremism, human rights, national security laws and Indonesian politics. Andrew writes in media outlets such as The Age, The Conversation, The Strategistand The Drum as well as academic journals such as Terrorism and Political Violence and Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. He have participated in briefings for religious and community leaders, government officials, law enforcement personnel and academics, from both Australia and overseas. In this blog Andrew discusses security, terrorism and human rights, focusing on Australia.
|The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)
||The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)
||The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism—better known as 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. A Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence headquartered at the University of Maryland, START supports the research efforts of leading social scientists at more than 50 academic and research institutions, each of whom is conducting original investigations into fundamental questions about terrorism.
|The Naval Postgraduate School Center on Terrorism and Irregular Warfare
||The Naval Postgraduate School Center on Terrorism and Irregular Warfare
||Established in 1998, The Center on Terrorism and Irregular Warfare produces timely, innovative, interdisciplinary analysis relevant to policy and operations. In studying terrorism and irregular warfare, the Center focuses the research capabilities of its staff and the Naval Postgraduate School on an area of critical importance to the national security of the United States.
|The Southeast Asia Regional Centre for Counter-Terrorism (SEARCCT)
||The Southeast Asia Regional Centre for Counter-Terrorism (SEARCCT)
||SEARCCT serves as a leading centre in the Southeast Asia region to train and enhance the capacity of enforcement, security and government officials on counter-terrorism issues in collaboration with established think-tank institutions and international organisations. The Centre also serves to promote Malaysia's perspective on how best to deal with terrorism in particular its comprehensive approach to counter-terrorism.
|The Studies in Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies (SRP)
||The Studies in Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies (SRP)
||Programme was inaugurated on 9 June 2014 by President of the Republic of Singapore,Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam. It is the latest programme offered by S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS). The SRP aims to study various models of how religious communities develop their teachings to meet the contemporary challenges of living in plural societies. It will also deepen the study of inter-religious relations, formulate models for the positive role of religions in peace-building and produce knowledge to strengthen social ties between communities. The Programme seeks to be at the forefront in the development of scholarship and applied knowledge on the roles of religion and inter-religious relations in plural societies today.
|The Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC)
||The Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC)
||The Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) is the first center in the United States devoted to understanding the links among terrorism, transnational crime and corruption, and to teach, research, train and help formulate policy on these critical issues. TraCCC is a research center within the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs at George Mason University. TraCCC accomplishes its mission through international research partnerships engaging in fundamental and applied research projects. Our research addresses such diverse concerns as national security, economic development and human rights. TraCCC’s research is disseminated to the public through conferences, TraCCC’s book series, other publications, and TraCCC’s and its affiliated institutions’ websites. Workshops, public lectures, and scholarly exchanges and joint research partnerships are core TraCCC activities.
|The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Center for the Study of Youth and Political Conflict
||The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Center for the Study of Youth and Political Conflict
||The Center for the Study of Youth and Political Conflict was established in 2005 with the aim of becoming an authoritative source and training agent for the potential joint role of scholarship, programming, practice, and policy in serving the needs of adolescents involved in political conflict around the world.
|The US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism
||The US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism
||The US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism seeks to increase awareness and a sense of urgency concerning the threat from terrorists conducting a nuclear attack. Recognizing the leading roles that Russia and the USA play in producing and securing nuclear materials and weapons, the initiative combines the efforts of US and Russian institutes and experts in the fields of terrorism, security, nuclear, intelligence and energy. The initiative links governmental and nongovernmental organizations in order to facilitate US-Russian cooperation across all these fields. Building on the many efforts already begun to improve security of nuclear weapons and materials, the initiative focuses on identifying the additional steps Russia and the US could take to lead global efforts in preventing nuclear terrorism.
||The personal site of Thomas Hegghammer. Thomas Hegghammer (CV) is an academic specialist on violent Islamism. He is currently director of terrorism research at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) and adjunct professor of political science at the University of Oslo. Dr. Hegghammer is the author and co-author of several books, including Jihad in Saudi Arabia (Cambridge 2010), al-Qaida in its own words (Harvard 2008), and The Meccan Rebellion (Amal 2011). He has published widely in academic journals, including the American Political Science Review and International Security. He has testified in the U.S. Congress and British Parliament, written op-eds for the New York Times and al-Sharq al-Awsat, and appeared on CNN's Amanpour and Anderson Cooper shows.
|Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security
||Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security
||The mission of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security (TCTHS) is to enhance the understanding of terrorism and the means to combat it through education, research and the development of partnerships between universities, industry and government. Founded in 2005, the TCTHS faculty conduct research, comment on current events and policy debates, and run executive education programs. The center sponsors multiple events each year providing an opportunity for students to interact with leading practitioners and scholars.
|Washington Institute's Project Fikra
||Washington Institute's Project Fikra
||The mission of The Washington Institute is to advance a balanced and realistic understanding of American interests in the Middle East and to promote the policies that secure them. Their mission was simple yet powerful: to inject the power of ideas and the discipline of scholarship into the making of U.S. Middle East policy. (In the spirit of policy relevance, they chose the term "Near East" rather than the more popular "Middle East" because they wanted the Institute's name to reflect the U.S. State Department's own geographic designation). The founders understood that American interests in the region emanate from a handful of core ideas: security, peace, prosperity, democracy, and stability. But they also recognized that these interests can be best advanced through policies rooted in inquiry, debate, and research. Most of all, the founders envisioned an institution that would reject romantic notions of what outside observers want the Middle East to be, and instead embrace disinterested assessments of what the