terrorism, counter-terrorism

Sponsored by Project on Defense Alternatives            Editor: Carl Conetta.            05 February 2008


TERRORISM & COUNTER-TERRORISM Terrorism, its nature and sources
Terrorist groups, incidents, targets
Financial Aspects
Bin Laden and Al Qaeda
Counter-terror strategy & programs
US War on Terror:
     Plans, Costs, Effects

Legal Issues & Human Rights
Terrorism & WMDs
Terrorism & Informational Warfare
Terrorism &
     regional security issues

Sept. 11 attack
Resource sites

Organization & cost
Armed forces roles and issues
Intelligence and warning
General Transport
Rail & Road
Port & Maritime
Border & Immigration
Critical infrastructure
Cyber security
First responders &
     local preparedness

Health system preparedness
Securing agriculture
Miscellaneous problems & Issues
Technology & techniques
Legislation & legal issues
WMDs and homeland security
Resource sites







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Transportation Security: TSA Has Made Progress in Implementing the Transportation Worker Identification Credential Program but Challenges Remain
Cathleen A. Berrick. Testimony before the House Committee on Homeland Security, 31 October 2007 (.pdf file).

Book Launch - 9/11 and the Future of Transportation Security
R. William Johnstone. Wilson International Center for Scholars, 07 September 2007.

Transportation Security: Issues for 110th Congress
David Randall Peterman, Bart Elias and John Frittelli. Congressional Research Service, updated 03 August 2007.

Transportation Security: A Systems Approach
Theophilos C. Gemelas and Captain Mark Johnson. Journal of Homeland Security, March 2007.

Transit Security Requires Chaotic Approach
Frank J. Cilluffo and Laura P. Keith. USA Today, 28 February 2007.

Freedom and Information: Assessing Publicly Available Data Regarding U.S. Transportation Infrastructure Security
Eric Landree et al. RAND, 2007 (.pdf file).

Public Transportation Terrorism Prevention Act of 2005
Congressional Budget Office, 05 December 2005 (.pdf file).

Terrorism Protective Measures Resource Guide: Transportation: Tunnels
Office of Preparedness and Security, State of Colorado, October 2005 (.pdf file).

Resource Guide Transportation Mass Transit
Office of Preparedness and Security, State of Colorado, October 2005 (.pdf file).

Terrorism, Transit and Public Safety - Evaluating the Risks
Todd Litman. Victoria Transport Policy Institute, 22 July 2005 (.pdf file).

Transportation Security: Systematic Planning Needed to Optimize Resources
Cathleen A. Berrick. Testimony Before the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, U.S. Senate, 15 February 2005 (.pdf file).

Transportation Security: Lots of Pain, Too Little Gain
New Democrats Daily, 04 May 2004.

Transportation System Security
Transportation Research Board.

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