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View Resource Security Conference in Europe Exposes Rifts between US, Allies

A high-level security conference in Munich this weekend exposed rifts between the US and its European allies on the issues of a US missile defense system and the deployment of a "rapid reaction" European Union force. The US missile defense system took center stage over the weekend as Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld announced the Bush administration's plan to go ahead with development and...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/2001/0206
View Resource Combating Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Available on Senator Arlen Specter's Website, this massive document is the fruit of the Commission to Assess the Organization of the Federal Government to Combat the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction. In short, it's an assessment of the state of weapons proliferation in places the United States sees as potential national security threats, from insecure Russian stockpiles of nuclear...

http://www.loyola.edu/departments/academics/political-scienc...
View Resource The Information Warfare Site (IWS)

Based in the UK, IWS is "an online resource that aims to stimulate debate about a range of subjects from information security to information operations and e-commerce," with an emphasis on offensive and defensive information operations. To these ends, it offers a number of resources, including selected documents, articles, and online journals that relate to twelve topics, such as computer...

http://www.iwar.org.uk/
View Resource Russia's Nuclear and Missile Complex: The Human Factor in Proliferation

Published by the Non-Proliferation Project of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, this 126-page study "provides the first detailed statistical glimpse inside the Russian nuclear and missile complexes." The report is the product of detailed studies performed in five Russian nuclear cities and three Russian missile enterprises by Russian social scientist Valentin Tikhonov. The result is...

http://carnegieendowment.org/2001/03/29/russia-s-nuclear-and...
View Resource International Security and Counter-Terrorism Reference Center

Maintained by the US Department of State's Office of International Information Programs (OIIP), formerly the USIA, this site is among the four US Policy topics covered in depth on the OIIP site. It contains a special Response to Terrorism section that presents relevant official policy texts, photo galleries, key documents, and in-focus topics such as Investigation, US Muslim Community, and...

https://www.ebsco.com/products/research-databases/internatio...
View Resource Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard was originally founded in 1973 by Paul Doty, when its original gaol was to revive serious analysis of nuclear dangers and arms control. In 1997, the Center was re-endowed, and its primary mission became "to provide leadership in advancing policy-relevant knowledge about the international security and other critical issues where...

https://www.belfercenter.org/
View Resource Human Security Centre: Human Security Brief 2006

While the concept of human security is a relatively new one, there is a growing consensus that the subject is one that will continue to be of the utmost importance in the coming years. Generally, the term is used to describe "the complex of interrelated threats associated with civil war, genocide and the displacement of populations." Recently, the Human Security Centre (located at the University...

http://acme.highpoint.edu/~msetzler/IntlSec/IntlSecReads/Old...
View Resource The Maritime Dimension of International Security: Terrorism, Piracy, and Challenges for the United States

Piracy is becoming an increasingly serious problem in many of the world's oceans and seas. Recent high-profile attacks on cargo ships and tankers have drawn the attention of large governmental organizations and those in private industry. This 53-page report published by the RAND Corporation in June 2008 takes a close look at the maritime dimensions of international security, with a special...

https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/monographs/2008/R...
View Resource Human Security Report Project

The Human Security Report Project (HSRP) is based at Simon Fraser University in Canada, and it "conducts research on global and regional trends in political violence, their causes and consequences and presents its findings in a manner that is accessible to the policy and research communities, the media, educators and the interested public." The "About" section states that the e-resources it...

http://www.hsrgroup.org/